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Researchers A-Z



This is an a-z listing of all faculty who also conduct research. These faculty are also included in the printed research directory.


Focus
  • Microelectromechanical systems
  • Biomedical microsystems
  • Microfabrication

Focus
  • Nanomaterials for clean energy
  • Designer ionic liquids/nanofluids
  • Environmental sensor technologies

Focus
  • High-performance processor architectures
  • Networking systems and applications
  • Data structure design and algorithm acceleration on parallel computer architectures


Focus
  • Deep foundations
  • Monitoring infrastructure performance
  • Reliability-based design

Focus
  • Machine system design
  • Renewable energy

Focus
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Subsurface containment systems
  • Water and chemical movement in soil

Focus
  • Transportation
  • Transportation safety
  • Highway engineering

Focus
  • Biomedical image analysis
  • Image/video processing
  • Computer vision

Focus
  • Distributed and cloud computing
  • Computer networking
  • Cyber security

Focus
  • Computer security
  • Formal methods
  • Program analysis

Focus
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Kinetics
  • Reactor analysis


Focus
  • Thermal management, flow control and microfluidics
  • Power generation and renewable energy
  • Multidisciplinary modeling and integration

Focus
  • Ultrashort laser-material interactions
  • Composite materials/structures
  • Computational mechanics

Focus
  • Nanotechnology
  • Simulation of structural failure for extreme conditions
  • Multi-physical and multi-scale phenomena in engineering and life science problems


Focus
  • Solid and applied mechanics
  • Creep and plasticity
  • Continuum damage mechanics

Focus
  • Drinking water systems
  • Electrostatic decontamination
  • International commerce

Focus
  • Sustainble Engineering
  • Agricultural Systems
  • Environmental Engineering

Focus
  • Water
  • Design
  • Energy

Focus
  • Pulsed power / high power electronics
  • Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
  • Plasmas

Focus
  • Geospatial intelligence
  • Satellite remote sensing
  • Image processing

Focus
  • Chemical and biological transformation of contaminants
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Environmental applications and impact of nanotechnology

Focus
  • Robotics and robotic vision
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Robotic assistive technology

Focus
  • Fluorescent imaging
  • Molecular and cellular function in central nervous system
  • Neurodegenerative disease

Focus
  • Physical electronics
  • Explosives
  • Radio frequency

Focus
  • Computer graphics and visualization
  • Computer vision and biomedical imaging
  • Geometric and physics-based modeling

Focus
  • Traffic operations
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Traffic modeling and simulation

Focus
  • Manufacturing design
  • Computer-aided manufacturing and design
  • Product realization process

Focus
  • Pulsed power
  • Plasma physics
  • Energy conversion

Focus
  • Automatic control systems
  • Fluid power systems
  • Medical devices

Focus
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Vibration control and acoustics for noise suppression
  • Micro electrico-mechanical systems (MEMS)

Focus
  • Nuclear plasma and beam science
  • Material science
  • Pulsed power

Focus
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nanoenergetics
  • Nuclear engineering

Focus
  • Nanomaterial processing using top down and bottom up (self-assembly) approaches
  • Nanoengineered energetic materials and their integration with MEMS for various applications
  • Bio-micro and nano electro-mechanical systems (Bio MEMS/NEMS)

Focus
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Electrophysiology
  • Bio-micro electro-mechanical systems (BioMEMS)

Focus
  • Bridges and pavements
  • Composite materials
  • Experimental mechanics

Focus
  • Diagnostic biosensors
  • Micro- and nano-fabrication for sensor platforms
  • Biomaterials

Focus
  • Ultrafast laser-material interactions
  • Ultrafast laser nanoparticle interactions
  • Physics of condensed matter

Focus
  • Nanopore technology
  • Membrane protein biophysics
  • Biomedical research


Focus
  • Computer vision
  • Machine learning
  • Signal processing

Focus
  • Cell and tissue cryopreservation
  • Micro-scale thermodynamics
  • Phase transition and heat/mass transfer

Focus
  • Language-based methods in computer security
  • Semantics of programming languages
  • Formal model-driven system synthesis


Focus
  • Digital and sensor array signal processing
  • Detection, estimation and tracking
  • Telecommunications and wireless communications

Focus
  • Food engineering
  • Bioprocess engineering
  • Heat and mass transfer in biological systems

Focus
  • Biological nutrient removal
  • Emerging renewable energy
  • Biochemical/physicochemical treatment processes

Focus
  • Optical biosensors
  • Optoelectronic materials and devices
  • Surface chemistry

Focus
  • Storm water pollution control
  • Water quality
  • Water treatment process design and control

Focus
  • RF effects on electrical and biological systems
  • Switches for high-powered applications
  • TH3, fractal antennas, matamaterials

Focus
  • Air-cleaning applications
  • Conversion of biomass to fuels
  • Renewable energy technologies


Focus
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Systems Biology
  • Genomics

Focus
  • Cyber security
  • Networked multimedia
  • Parallel and distributed systems

Focus
  • Network inference
  • Computational biology
  • Maize genetics

Focus
  • Pattern recognition
  • Image processing
  • Computational intelligence

Focus
  • Solid mechanics and nano-mechanical behavior of materials
  • Energy efficiency
  • Introducing problem based learning (PBL) in engineering curriculum

Focus
  • Explosion effects
  • Blast resistant design
  • Materials science and mechanics

Focus
  • Human-in-the-loop simulation
  • Cognitive Human Factors
  • Human-computer interaction

Focus
  • Hybrid, multifunctional nanomaterials
  • Metallic nanostructures and surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
  • Nanoparticle and nanowire self-assembly



Focus
  • Guidance and control of aerospace vehicles
  • Orbital mechanics
  • Optimal control and estimation

Focus
  • Bioinformatics
  • Machine learning
  • Computational Genomics



Focus
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Membrane Physics
  • Cell signaling

Focus
  • Ground based radar imaging
  • Image processing
  • Microwave sensors and antennas


Focus
  • Machine design
  • Mechanical spring and valve train dynamics
  • High-pressure/high-temperature manufacturing


Focus
  • Ceramic materials and ceramic processing
  • Electronic ceramics
  • Transport phenomena and kinetics

Focus
  • Phase-change heat transfer and heat pipes
  • Electronics cooling and thermal management
  • Ejector refrigeration

Focus
  • Fluid power
  • Machine design
  • Sustainable energy systems

Focus
  • Sustainability in chemical manufacturing
  • Acetylene for fuel
  • Mass transport in environment

Focus
  • Deposition and characterization of thin films
  • Metamaterials
  • Nano porous materials



Focus
  • Social computing
  • Health informatics
  • Performance support systems

Focus
  • Dynamical foundations of neuroscience
  • Computational neuroscience and systems biology
  • Reverse engineering brain circuits

Focus
  • Ultrasonic characterization of materials
  • Solid mechanics
  • Nondestructive evaluation




Focus
  • Reinforced concrete structures
  • Fiber reinforced composite in structural applications
  • Repair, retrofit, strengthening of structures for extreme events

Focus
  • Power electronics and systems
  • Engineering education
  • Optical switching

Focus
  • Design of highly flexible deployable/inflatable structures
  • Structural damage inspection and nonlinear dynamics
  • Finite element methods and applications of smart materials

Focus
  • Biomedical image and video analysis
  • Data mining and visualization
  • Computer vision and pattern recognition

Focus
  • Biological electroporation
  • Nanoparticles and electron microscopy for tumor and stroke
  • Biological effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation

Focus
  • Biomechanics
  • Computation tissues adaptation
  • Medical device development

Focus
  • Interfacial molecular assembly and nanofabrication
  • Nuclear fuel cycle process engineering
  • Environmental degradation and corrosion

Focus
  • Water treatment
  • Storm water management
  • Energy efficiency

Focus
  • Analysis of dynamic systems
  • Chemical vapor deposition reactors
  • Microelectronics processing


Focus
  • Computer-aided design
  • Computational biology
  • Programming language

Focus
  • Structures and solid mechanics
  • Composite materials
  • Blast mitigation and design

Focus
  • Pattern-recognition databases
  • Geospatial intelligence and remote sensing
  • High-performance computing


Focus
  • Mobile and distributed computing
  • Bioinformatics
  • Artificial intelligence



Focus
  • Weapons of mass destruction countermeasures
  • Real time disease surveillance
  • Human performance under stress

Focus
  • Biological heat transfer
  • Solid state energy conversion and metrology development
  • Thermal management of electronic and nuclear components

Focus
  • High Performance computing & networks
  • Bioinformatics
  • Parallel and distributed systems

Focus
  • Sensors
  • Precision agriculture
  • Environmental quality

Focus
  • Transportation safety
  • Transportation legal issues
  • Intelligent transportation systems

Focus
  • Phase change materials
  • Carbon materials for batteries and capacitors
  • Soy-based polyols and urethanes

Focus
  • Imaging and classification of biological tissue
  • Bioprocess modeling
  • Bioinstrumentation

Focus
  • Irrigation water management
  • Hydrology of submerged flow constructed wetlands
  • Water droplet mechanics and soil erosion mechanics

Focus
  • Electro-optics and lasers
  • Electrical breakdown phenomena in gases, liquids, solids, and vacuum
  • High voltage, high current, pulsed power systems and devices


Focus
  • Optoelectronics / photonics
  • Electronic materials
  • Computational intelligence

Focus
  • Biomedical instrumentation
  • Computer architecture and simulation
  • Eldercare technology

Focus
  • Microscale heat transfer
  • Ultrafast laser-material interactions
  • Solid mechanics

Focus
  • Information fusion
  • Entertainment engineering
  • Digital combinatorics

Focus
  • Traffic engineering
  • Traffic flow
  • Transportation planning

Focus
  • Biofuels and bioproducts
  • Biocatalyst development and biocatalysis
  • Bioprocess optimization

Focus
  • Nondestructive evaluation
  • Structural engineering
  • Materials science

Focus
  • Materials science
  • X-ray topography and residual stresses
  • Neutron radiography


Focus
  • Guidance, Control, and Estimation of Aerospace Vehicles
  • Flight Mechanics
  • Cooperative Control of Multi-Agent Dynamic Systems

Focus
  • PEM fuel cells and Lithium batteries
  • Electrocatalysis for energy conversion
  • Photocatalysis for decontamination

Focus
  • Bioinformatics
  • Protein structure prediction
  • Computational systems biology


Focus
  • Biomedical optics
  • Optical imaging
  • Pupillary light reflex

Focus
  • Surface modification of materials
  • Biomedical materials and devices
  • Plasma technology and its applications


Focus
  • Multimedia communications and networking
  • Mobile computing and search
  • Security and digital rights management

Focus
  • Heat transfer in multiphase systems
  • Ultrafast and high-energy laser materials interaction
  • Multiscale modeling and simulation

Focus
  • Automatic speech recognition
  • Speech, language, and signal processing
  • Machine learning

Focus
  • Multimedia coding, communications and security
  • 3-D vision and visualization
  • Internet search