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George Adams

George G. Adams


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact mechanics including adhesion, friction, and plasticity; modeling and analysis of MEMS; modeling and analysis in nanomechanics

Mansoor Amiji


University Distinguished Professor, 
jointly appointed in Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Engineering

Polymeric biomaterials, drug delivery systems, nanomedical technologies
Anand Asthagiri

Anand Asthagiri


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

cell and tissue engineering, quantitative principles of cancer cell biology and developmental biology

David Budil


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

Ahmed Busnaina


WL Smith Chair and University Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanomanufacturing; nano and microscale printing of sensors and electronics; nano and micro-scale defects in semiconductor manufacturing; high rate nanomanufacturing; power electronics, RF, NEMS devices and nanomaterials based nanoelectronics, flexible and hybrid electronics

Rebecca L. Carrier


Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

intestinal tissue engineering, retinal regenerative medicine, oral drug delivery
Heather Clark

Heather Clark


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering & Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Optical nanosensors for biological analysis

Matthew J. Eckelman


Associate Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering and sustainability; life cycle assessment; energy efficiency and emissions modeling; environmental assessment of bio and nanomaterials; material and energy use in urban buildings and infrastructure

Randall Erb


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Structure/property relationships in composites and ceramics, magnetic manipulation, colloidal physics

Hicham Fenniri


Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

Nanomaterials science and engineering, supramolecular chemistry, theranostics, targeted drug delivery, sensors

Edgar D. Goluch


Associate Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

detection of biomolecules at the nanoscale in micro and nanofluidic channels; biophysics; micro and systems biology; environmental sensing; analytical instrumentation

Surendra M. Gupta


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Green manufacturing; green supply chains; disassembly modeling; remanufacturing; reverse logistics; managing end of life products; environmentally conscious manufacturing; manufacturing sustainability; reverse and closed-loop supply chains; just-in-time (jit) manufacturing and materials management; operations research: stochastic and simulation modeling

Vincent G. Harris


University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Functional materials used in high frequency applications such as sensors, radar, and communication platforms, and nanotechnology, power electronics, and medical diagnostics and therapeutics

Yung Joon Jung


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Synthesis of low dimensional nanomaterials and engineering their molecular structures; assembly, transfer and integration of nanomaterials and nanostructured architectures and study properties and underlying fundamental science; nanoelectronics, flexible devices, chemical sensors and energy application

David Kaeli


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer architecture; GPUs; heterogeneous computing; performance analysis; security and information assurance; hardware reliability and recovery; Big Data analytics; workload characterization

Sagar Kamarthi


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

• Sensing, diagnostics and prognostics for manufacturing machines and equipment • AI for smart and sustainable manufacturing and manufacturing systems integration • Machine learning models for personalized medicine and healthcare • Computational methods for pain assessment physiological sensing systems • Engineering education, personalized learning, and mass-customized instruction model

Alain Karma


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

computational modeling of cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms from cellular to organ scales including systems biology approaches

Yong-Bin Kim


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Integrated circuit design and for nanoelectronics and nano technology, high speed system integration for signal processing and communication applications, bio-chip and bio-sensor interface circuit design, electronic neuron circuit design, low power adaptive robot controller circuit design; high performance and low power vlsI design, system-on-chip (soc), and Physical VLSI CAD

Bradley Lehman


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Power electronics, dc-dc converters, pulse width modulation, motion control, electric motor drives, analog circuits, control theory, differential equations, time delays, nonlinear systems and control, industrial control.

Laura H. Lewis


Distinguished University and Cabot Professor, 
jointly appointed in Chemical Engineering & Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Structure-property relationships in magnetofunctional materials for energy transformations including advanced permanent magnet materials and magnetocaloric materials; strategic materials and supply chains for technological application

Carol Livermore


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

MEMS-enabled actuator systems (assistive technologies, energy harvesting, and flow control); origami-enabled microfluidics and tissue engineering; carbon nanomaterials

Steve Lustig


Associate Professor & Associate Chair of Research, 
Chemical Engineering

design and manipulation of molecular/materials chemistry and structure for new property discovery, new functionality and technology development by combining theoretical and experimental methods; high performance computing, quantum chemistry, statistical mechanics, polymer physics, materials and biomolecular engineering

Nicol McGruer


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

MEMS, NEMS, RF MEMS; nanotechnology; micro/nanofabrication; microsystems; microrelay; nanoswitch; microspectrometer; microfluidics; organic FETs, organic solar cells

Hossein Mosallaei


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electromagnetics and optics, quantum systems, nanoscale materials and metamaterials, nanoantennas, THz-IR Devices, multiscale computation and mathematical-numerical models

Sanjeev Mukerjee


Affiliated Faculty, 
Chemical Engineering

Physical/materials chemistry

Mary Jo Ondrechen


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

Enzyme catalysis; functional genomics; modeling of enzyme substrate interactions; drug discovery; bioinformatics; protein design

Matteo Rinaldi


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Understanding and exploiting the fundamental properties of micro/nanomechanical structures and advanced nanomaterials to engineer new classes of micro and nanoelectromechanical systems (M/NEMS) with unique and enabling features applied to the areas of chemical, physical and biological sensing and low power reconfigurable radio communication systems

Srinivas Sridhar


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

nanomedicine; neurotechnology; drug delivery, MRI imaging
Nian Sun

Nian X. Sun


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

New magnetic and magnetoelectric materials and device physics; integrated magnetic, ferroelectric and multiferroic materials and microsystems for sensing, memory, power, RF and microwave electronics; novel electrochemical sensors for sensing different pathogens and biomarkers for the diagnosis of various diseases, including COVID-19, Alzheimer’s disease, lung cancer, drug abuse, diabetes, etc.

Moneesh Upmanyu


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Computational techniques that span multiple scales, atomic- to continuum, to quantify the structure property relations in established and emerging material systems, both in technology and nature.

Carmine Vittoria


COE Distinguished Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Elemagnetic wave propagation in anisotropic media, physics of magnetism, high tc superconductors and weak link devices, and ferrites and composites magnetic metal alloys and magnetic superlattices miniature microwave circuits.

Kai-tak Wan


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Cellular biomechanics; water filtration; thin film adhesion and characterization; subsurface mechano-sensing; shell adhesion; fundamental intersurface forces

Ming L. Wang


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Network-wide pavement and bridge deck inspections: sensor technology for infrastructure; saliva-based sensor technology for disease diagnosis and monitoring; structural health monitoring for bridges; subsurface fault detection using air-coupled GPR systems

Meni Wanunu


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

development of next-generation DNA and RNA sequencing methods; nanopores as molecular sensors; bioinspired sustainability solutions; optical and electrical analysis of biomolecular systems; electron microscopy and electron-beam shaping of nanomaterials

Richard West


Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, 
Chemical Engineering

Development of detailed microkinetic models for complex reacting systems; automating the discovery and calculation of reaction pathways; heterogeneous catalysis.

Paul Whitford


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

dynamics of large-scale molecular machines, working to identify the physical principles that guide biomolecular dynamics, using molecular simulation approaches to interpret experimental data from a wide range of techniques, including biochemical, small-angle X-ray scattering and cryogenic electron microscopy
Rebecca Willits

Rebecca Willits


Professor and Chairperson, 
Chemical Engineering

Mechanobiology of neural systems; Systems for nerve regeneration; Diversity and equity in engineering

Yang Zhang


Professor and Distinguished Fellow and Associate Chair for Research, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Air quality; atmospheric chemistry; cloud/aerosol microphysics; sensitivity and uncertainty analysis; multiscale atmospheric modeling and forecasting; climate and Earth system modeling; health impact assessment; eco-environmental sustainability; human-Earth system interactions