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Materials Science & Engineering 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

Jeff Dix

Jeff Dix

Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Materials Science
  • Optoelectronics

Samir El-Ghazaly

Samir El-Ghazaly

Electrical Engineering

  • High Frequency and high-speed systems
  • Wireless Communication Devices and Circuits
  • Microwave-Optical Interactions
  • Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Semiconductor Devices, Circuits, and Components
  • Semiconductor Device Simulations and Numerical Techniques Applied to Microwave Integrated Circuits
  • Electromagnetics

Magda El-Shenawee

Magda El-Shenawee

Electrical Engineering

  • Terahertz imaging and spectroscopy of biomedical, national security, and reverse engineering applications
  • Inverse scattering problem
  • Microwave imaging of breast cancer
  • Computational electromagnetics
  • MEMS antennas
  • Landmine detection
  • Rough surface scattering
  • RF microwave modeling
  • Radar absorbing material characterization in the microwave, millimeter, and terahertz wave
  • Terahertz antennas on new semiconductor materials
  • Wireless communications - 5G and 6G material characterization

David Huitink

David Huitink

Mechanical Engineering

  • Applied Materials for Power Electronic Optimization
    • Test development and analysis of interfacial stress induced reliability failures
    • Electronic Packaging design and operational enhancement for high temperature reliability
    • Thermal dissipation enhancement using nanostructured materials for heat transfer
  • Multi-Physical Material Interactions
    • Mechanical, thermal, & chemical interactions in novel nanostructured material systems
    • Mechanochemical Synthesis techniques for generating novel materials and metastable films with unique electro-optical properties
    • Nanocomposites and Nanofluids for enhanced Thermal and Mechanical behaviors

Jin-Woo Kim

Jin-Woo Kim

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

  • Self-assembly of nanomaterials with designed arbitrary shapes and functions
    • Bio-driven nanostructure self-assembly
    • Nanoscale bio/abio interfacing technology
  • Nanobiotechnology for hybrid device development
  • Nucleic acid technology for molecular computation, genomics and proteomics

Baohua Li

Baohua Li

Electrical Engineering

  • GeSn Material Characterization & Devices Fabrication
  • Fabrication Structures Using EBL

Yanbin Li

Yanbin Li

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

  • Biosensors and bioinstrumentation
  • Microbial predictive modeling
  • Quantitative risk assessment
  • Food safety engineering

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

Marty Matlock

Marty Matlock

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

  • Life Cycle Assessment of agricultural, urban, and supply chain systems
  • Ecological services design and restoration
  • Watershed restoration and management
  • Ecological risk assessment Complex Systems Theory

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

Paul Millett

Paul Millett

Mechanical Engineering

  • Computational design of advanced membrane nanostructures
  • Nanoparticle self-assembly in multi-phase liquids
  • Low-density, nanoporous materials and membranes
  • Computational materials science and design

Arun Nair

Arun Nair

Mechanical Engineering

  • Multiscale materials modeling
  • Bio-inspired materials
  • Mechanical properties of biomaterials

Hameed A. Naseem

Hameed A. Naseem

Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Materials Science
  • Optoelectronics

Morgan E. Ware

Morgan E. Ware

Electrical Engineering

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

Uche Wejinya

Uche Wejinya

Mechanical Engineering

  • Robotics and mechatronics
  • Nano systems engineering and application
  • Control systems and application
  • Modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems
  • Micro systems engineering application

Fisher Yu

Fisher Yu

Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Materials Science
  • Optoelectronics

Yue Zhao

Yue Zhao

Electrical Engineering

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

Min Zou

Min Zou

Mechanical Engineering

  • Nano-surface-engineering
  • Nanomechanics
  • Nanotribology

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