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Energy Researchers

Juan Carlos Balda

Juan Carlos Balda

Electrical Engineering

  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Power Distribution
  • Electrical Machinery
  • Motor Drives

Zhong Chen

Zhong Chen

Electrical Engineering

  • Novel Semiconductor Devices for Harsh Environment
  • High Voltage Power Device and Packaging
  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
  • IC and System Level Reliability and Modeling

Thomas A. Costello

Thomas A. Costello

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Food Production
  • Production of Algae as a Biofuel Feedstock
  • Space-Heating Poultry Houses using Renewable Fuels
  • Energy Efficiency and Other Resource Conservation
  • Agricultural Systems Monitoring and Controls

Rick J. Couvillion

Rick J. Couvillion

Mechanical Engineering

  • Energy systems

Sandra Eksioglu

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Industrial Engineering

  • Energy systems
  • Health care
  • Transportation systems

Christa Hestekin

Christa Hestekin

Chemical Engineering

  • investigation of early stage protein aggregation using microchannel electrophoresis
  • evaluation of algal properties for biofuel production

Jamie A. Hestekin

Jamie A. Hestekin

Chemical Engineering

  • charged separations
  • extraction of oils and carbohydrates from algae

Omar Manasreh

Omar Manasreh

Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Materials Science
  • Optoelectronics

Alan Mantooth

Alan Mantooth

Electrical Engineering

  • Analog and mixed-signal IC Design and CAD
  • Power electronics design and CAD
  • Semiconductor device modeling

Roy A. McCann

Roy A. McCann

Electrical Engineering

  • Machine learning and adpative control of electric power systems
  • Cyber-physical systems and optimal control
  • Electric machinery and motor drives

Xiangbo Meng

Xiangbo Meng

Mechanical Engineering

  • Smartly controllable nanosynthesis using atomic and molecular layer deposition
  • Development of next-generation high-performance advanced battery technologies

Hameed A. Naseem

Hameed A. Naseem

Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Materials Science
  • Optoelectronics

Darin W. Nutter

Darin W. Nutter

Mechanical Engineering

  • Heat transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Liquid-vapor phase change
  • HVAC&R systems
  • Residential/commercial/industrial energy systems and energy conservation
  • Building systems
  • Building performance
  • Utility analysis
  • Life-cycle-assessment (LCA) and sustainability

Larry Roe

Larry Roe

Mechanical Engineering

  • Combustion
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Spacecraft systems

Morgan E. Ware

Morgan E. Ware

Electrical Engineering

  • Semiconductors
  • Crystal growth
  • Electronic materials
  • Nanostructures
  • Nanomaterials for Quantum computing / Quantum cryptography
  • Optical materials

Ranil Wickramasinghe

Ranil Wickramasinghe

Chemical Engineering

  • membrane science
  • membrane technology

Fisher Yu

Fisher Yu

Electrical Engineering

  • Power Electronics
  • High Power Converters
  • Electric Drives
  • Renewable Energy Systems

Yue Zhao

Yue Zhao

Electrical Engineering

  • Power Electronics
  • High Power Converters
  • Electric Drives
  • Renewable Energy Systems

Jun Zhu

Jun Zhu

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

  • Waste treatment technologies for protecting air and water quality related to animal production
  • Renewable energy production technologies
  • Bioconversion of wastes into value-added products

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