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Irvine W. Wei


Professor Emeritus, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ozonation & Chlorination of Water, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Chemical Precipitation & Coagulation, Kinetics & Mechanism of Chemical Processes

Richard West


Associate Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

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

Richard Whalen


Director & Teaching Professor, 
First Year Engineering Program

Engineering Education, Evidence-Based Teaching, Pedagogy, Assessment, Thermo-fluids Engineering, Microscale Heat Transfer, Numerical Modeling of Laser Welding of Plastics, Thermal Effects in Nonlinear Optical Material

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

John “Peter” Whitney


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Human-safe robots, medical robotics, soft robotics and soft material manufacturing, MEMS, microrobotics, bio-inspired design, flapping aerodynamics and insect flight

Ronald J. Willey


Professor & Associate Chair, 
Chemical Engineering

Process safety and catalysis (industrial)

Mark Williams


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

Rebecca Willits

Rebecca Willits


Professor and Chairperson, 
Chemical Engineering

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

Monica Wing


Senior Grants Administrator, 
Administrative Resource Center

Benjamin Woolston


Assistant Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

Metabolic engineering and synthetic biology for sustainable biochemical production and human health.

Wei Xie


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

interpretable AI, IoT, computer simulation, data integrity and big data analytics, data-driven stochastic optimization, blockchain design and development for complex end-to-end cyber-physical system learning and risk management with applications, including biopharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chains, smart power grids with renewable energy, and health care

Xiaolin Xu


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hardware security, VLSI, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems

Hongrong Yang


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Bioengineering

Mohammad Abbas Yaseen


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Advanced microscopy for minimally invasive, in vivo characterization of brain function

Mishac K. Yegian


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geotechnical earthquake engineering; soil dynamics; geosynthetics; seismic response of landfills; base isolation; liquefaction; bridge engineering; use of shaking table in earthquake engineering

Edmund Yeh


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Networking and systems for data-intensive engineering, science, health applications; caching, fog/edge computing, networked distributed learning; wireless network optimization, coding for low latency, network coding, polar codes; interdependent networks, cascading failure, information dissemination; network economics.

Eve Young


First-Year & Bioengineering (L-Z) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Ibrahim Zeid


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Mechanics; personalized medicine; simulation techniques and complex networks analysis

Ke Zhang


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

Wenjun Zhang


Assistant Director of Finance & Administration, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Xingdong Zhang


University Distinguished Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

biomaterials and medical implants for musculoskeletal systems, innovative biomaterials for regeneration medicine, tissue 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

Yuyue Zhao


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Yi Zheng


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanoscale thermal transport; Nanoengineered materials; Multifunctional composites; Microfluidics; Chemical and biological nanosensors; Renewable energy harvesting; Thermophotovoltaics; Photon-based radiative cooling

Hongli (Julie) Zhu


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Advanced manufacturing; Multifunctional bio-inspired material from nature; Sustainable energy storage; Nano/micro fabrication of devices and materials; Bendable, implantable and biocompatible electronics; Application of sustainable biomaterial, like the cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin, in life science. Zhu Lab’s research interests include sustainable energy storage, multifunctional materials, and advanced manufacturing. In focusing on sustainable energy storage, biodegradable materials, and manufacturing, Zhu Lab’s objective is to better address the needs of society by linking nature with people through technology. Their work has made strides in identifying sustainable natural materials to develop multifunctional materials and advanced devices for future technologies to reduce our dependence on petroleum.

Ling Zhu


Associate Research Scientist, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Nathanial Ziegler


Associate Co-op Coordinator and Data Strategy Lead for Co-op, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering