Engineering Research

UTA is classified as a Research-1 "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Material Science and Engineering Department

College of Engineering Research

UTA is classified as a Research-1 "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and has achieved all of the benchmarks necessary to become Texas' next Tier One research university.

University-wide expenditures for engineering research are more than $55 million per year, with the College of Engineering contributing the majority of that total, at $40 million.

Aerodynamics and Aeropropulsion

Hypersonics, computational fluid dynamics, vertical lift/rotorcraft aerodynamics, wind turbine aerodynamics, formation flight aerodynamics

Aerodynamics Research Center

Bernd Chudoba, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Bernd Chudoba, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Frank Lu, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Frank Lu, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Luca Maddalena, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Luca Maddalena, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Dudley Smith, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Dudley Smith, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Kamesh Subbarao, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Kamesh Subbarao, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Don Wilson, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Don Wilson, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Liwei Zhang, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Liwei Zhang, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Automation/Autonomous Systems

Robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, assistive technologies, unmanned vehicle systems, flight dynamics and control

 
Kambiz Alavi, PH.D. 

Kambiz Alavi, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Vasilis Athitsos, PH.D.

Vassilis Athitsos, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

William Beksi, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

William Beksi, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Animesh Chakravarthy, PH.D Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Animesh Chakravarthy, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Shuchisnigdha Deb, PH.D. 

Shuchisnigdha Deb, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Atilla Dogan, PH.D 

Atilla Dogan, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Nick Fang, PH.D. 

Nick Fang, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Manfred Huber, PH.D. 

Manfred Huber, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Brian Huff, PH.D 

Brian Huff, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Frank Lewis, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering 

Frank Lewis, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Pengfei "Taylor" Li, Civil Engineering

Pengfei "Taylor" Li, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering

 

Kamesh Subbarao, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Kamesh Subbarao, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Yan Wan, PH.D. 

Yan Wan, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

BIG DATA/HPC

Machine learning and deep learning, data analytics, data mining and databases, HPC and cloud computing, image and signal processing

 
Ishfaq Ahmad, PH.D. 

Ishfaq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Animesh Chakravarthy, PH.D Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Animesh Chakravarthy, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Sharma Chakravarthy, PH.D. 

Sharma Chakravarthy, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Hao Che, PH.D. 

Hao Che, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Gautam Das, PH.D. 

Gautam Das, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Venkat Devrajan, PH.D. 

Venkat Devarajan, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Ramez Elmasri, PH.D. 

Ramez Elmasri, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Leonidas Fegaras, PH.D. 

Leonidas Fegaras, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Jean Gao, PH.D. 

Jean Gao, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Junzhou Huang, PH.D. 

Junzhou Huang, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Hong Jiang, PH.D. 

Hong Jiang, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Song Jiang, PH.D. 

Song Jiang, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Chen Kan, PH.D. 

Chen Kan, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Won Hwa Kim, PH.D. 

Won Hwa Kim, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Jeff Lei, PH.D. 

Jeff Lei, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Chengkai Li, PH.D. 

Chengkai Li, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Fillia Makedon, PH.D. 

Fillia Makedon, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Michael Manry, PH.D. 

Michael Manry, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Chenyun Pan, PH.D. 

Chenyun Pan, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Deokgun Park, PH.D. 

Deokgun Park, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Jia Rao, PH.D. 

Jia Rao, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Ioannis Schizas, PH.D. 

Ioannis Schizas, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Cesar Torres, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering 

Cesar Torres, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Shouyi Wang, PH.D. 

Shouyi Wang, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Dajiang Zhu, PH.D. 

Dajiang Zhu, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Built Infrastructure

Sustainable and resilient structures, pipeline engineering, earthquake engineering and hazard mitigation, solid waste, structural health monitoring, pavements

Center for Structural Engineering Research/Simulation and Pipeline Inspection
Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education
Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability 

Ali Abolmaali, PH.D

Ali Abolmaali, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Simon Chao, PH.D

Simon Chao, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Suyun Ham, PH.D

Suyun Ham, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Sahadat Hossain, PH.D

Sahadat Hossain, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering

Laureano Hoyos, PH.D

Laureano Hoyos, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Himan Hojat Jalali, PH.D

Himan Hojat Jalali, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Sharareh Kermanshachi, PH.D

Sharareh Kermanshachi, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering

Maria Konsta, PH.D

Maria Konsta, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Michael Mcnerney, PH.D

Michael McNerney, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Mohammad Najafi, PH.D

Mohammad Najafi, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Stefan Romanoschi, Ph.D., Civil Engineering

Stefan Romanoschi, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering

Kyeong Rok Ryu, Ph.D., Civil Engineering

Kyeong Rok Ryu, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering

 

Samantha Sabatino, Ph.D.

Samantha Sabatino, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Melanie Sattler, PH.D

Melanie Sattler, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Surendra Shah, PH.D

Surendra Shah, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Mohsen Shahandashti, PH.D

Mohsen Shahandashti, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Kathleen Smits, PH.D

Kathleen Smits, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Nur Yazdani, PH.D

Nur Yazdani, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Xinbao Yu, PH.D

Xinbao Yu, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Michael Zaretsky, PH.D

Michael Zaretsky

Civil Engineering 

Communications and Networks

Radar and sensor networks, optical communications, computer networks, mobile communications

Jonathan Bredow, PH.D.

Jonathan Bredow, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Christoph Csallner, PH.D.

Christoph Csallner, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Haiying Huang, PH.D.

Haiying Huang, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Sungyong Jung, PH.D.

Sungyong Jung, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Farhad Kamangar, PH.D.

Farhad Kamangar, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Frank Lewis, PH.D.

Frank Lewis, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Qilian Liang, PH.D.

Qilian Liang, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Yonghe Liu, PH.D.

Yonghe Liu, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Ioannis Schizas, PH.D.

Ioannis Schizas, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

 

Michael Vasilyev, PH.D.

Michael Vasilyev, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Yan Wan, PH.D.

Yan Wan, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Energy

Oil/gas excluding extraction, renewable energy, batteries, power electronic conversion, electric power grids, waste to energy, thermal management of electronic devices

Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems
Center for Renewable Energy and Science Technology
Electronics, MEMS and Nanoelectronics Systems Packaging Center

Ashfaq Adnan, PH.D.

Ashfaq Adnan, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Dereje Agonafer, PH.D., NAE

Dereje Agonafer, Ph.D., NAE

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Pranesh Aswath, PH.D.

Pranesh Aswath, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Ye Cao, PH.D.

Ye Cao, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Ali Davoudi, PH.D.

Ali Davoudi, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Brian Dennis, PH.D.

Brian Dennis, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Sahadat Hossain, PH.D.

Sahadat Hossain, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Ankur Jain, PH.D.

Ankur Jain, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Hong Jiang, PH.D.

Hong Jiang, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Wei-Jen Lee, PH.D.

Wei-jen Lee, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Ramtin Madani, PH.D.

Ramtin Madani, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Stathis Meletis, PH.D.

Stathis Meletis, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Hyejin Moon, PH.D.

Hyejin Moon, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Jia Rao, PH.D.

Jia Rao, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Melanie Sattler, PH.D.

Melanie Sattler, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

David Wetz, PH.D.

David Wetz, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Engineering of Biomedical Systems

Regenerative tissue engineering, medical and biosensors, medical/bio simulations, bioinstrumentation, optical imaging, surgical microscopy, biomechanics, traumatic brain injury models 

Ashfaq Adnan, PH.D.

Ashfaq Adnan, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

George Alexadrakis, PH.D.

George Alexandrakis, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Khosrow Behbehani, PH.D.

Khosrow Behbehani, Ph.D.

Bioengineering

 

Michael Cho, PH.D.

Michael Cho, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Digant Dave, PH.D.

Digant Davé, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Yi Hong, PH.D.

Yi Hong, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Justyn Jaworski, PH.D.

Justyn Jaworski, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

George Kondraske, PH.D.

George Kondraske, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Juhyun Lee, PHD

Juhyun Lee, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Jun Liao, PH.D.

Jun Liao, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Hanli Liu, PH.D.

Hanli Liu, Ph.D.

Bioengineering

 

Kytai Nguyen, PH.D.

Kytai Nguyen, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Baohong Yuan, PH.D.

Baohong Yuan, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Kyungsuk Yum, PH.D.

Kyungsuk Yum, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Daijung Zhu, PH.D.

Dajiang Zhu, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Healthcare

Large scale analysis of genome, proteome, gene sequencing and functionality, protein production and modification, omics, tissue regeneration/repair, cancer therapy, biomedical imaging, diagnostic arrays, soft tissue replacement

Center for Assistive Technologies to Enhance Human Performance (iPerform)
Characterization Center for Materials and Biology

Ashfaq Adnan, PH.D.

Ashfaq Adnan, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

George Alexandrakis, PH.D.

George Alexandrakis, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Michael Cho, PH.D.

Michael Cho, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Charles Chuong, PH.D.

Charles Chuong, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Gautam Das, PH.D.

Gautam Das, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Paul Componation, PH.D.

Paul Componation, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Ye Cao, PH.D.

Ye Cao, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Jean Gao, PH.D.

Jean Gao, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Junzhou Huang, PH.D.

Junzhou Huang, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Susan Ferreira, PH.D.

Susan Ferreira, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Yi Hong, PH.D.

Yi Hong, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Sheikh Imrhan, PH.D.

Sheikh Imrhan, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Erick Jones, PH.D.

Erick Jones, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Chen Kan, PH.D.

Chen Kan, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Young-Tae Kim, PH.D.

Young-Tae Kim, Ph.D.

Bionengineering 

 

Seong-Jin Koh, PH.D.

Seong-Jin Koh, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

George Kondraske, PH.D.

George Kondraske, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Juhyun Lee, PH.D.

Juhyun Lee, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Jun Liao, PH.D.

Jun Liao, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Hanli Liu, PH.D.

Hanli Liu, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Fillia Makedon, PH.D.

Fillia Makedon, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Kytai Nguyen, PH.D.

Kytai Nguyen, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Alice Sun, PH.D.

Alice Sun, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Liping Tang, PH.D.

Liping Tang, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Shouyi Wang, PH.D.

Shouyi Wang, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

 

Baohong Yuan, PH.D.

Baohong Yuan, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Weidong Zhou, PH.D.

Weidong Zhou, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Yuan Zhou, PH.D.

Yuan Zhou, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

Internet of Things

Radar and sensor networks, mesh communications, distributed processing, cyber-physical systems

Ashfaq Adnan, PH.D.

Ashfaq Adnan, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Ishfaq Ahmad, PH.D.

Ishfaq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

William Bekski, PH.D.

William Beksi, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Hao Che, PH.D.

Hao Che, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Manfred Huber, PH.D.

Manfred Huber, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Erick Jones, PH.D.

Erick Jones, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

 

Chen Kan, PH.D.

Chen Kan, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Alice Sun, PH.D.

Alice Sun, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Cesar Torres, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering 

Cesar Torres, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Weidong Zhou, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering

Weidong Zhou, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Logistics

Globally integrated sustainable manufacturing, energy production and distribution, community services (police, fire, public transportation), medical services, intermodal transportation systems (air/road/rail/water)

Jaime Cantu, PH.D.

Jaime Cantu, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Victoria Chen, PH.D.

Victoria Chen, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Ali Davoudi, PH.D.

Ali Davoudi, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Erick Jones, PH.D.

Erick Jones, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Caroline Krejci, PH.D.

Caroline Krejci, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Wei-Jen Lee, PH.D.

Wei-Jen Lee, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Ramtin Madani, PH.D.

Ramtin Madani, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Manufacturing

Composites, sustainable manufacturing, micro/nano manufacturing, automation, simulation, additive manufacturing and certification

Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies

Amir Ameri, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Amir Ameri, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Yi Hong, PH.D.

Yi Hong, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Endel Iarve, PH.D.

Endel Iarve, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Chen Kan, PH.D.

Chen Kan, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Andrew Makeev, PH.D.

Andrew Makeev, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

 

Stathis Meletis, PH.D.

Stathis Meletis, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Rassel Raihan, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Md. Rassel Raihan, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Kyungsuk Yum, PH.D.

Panos Shiakolas, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Robert Taylor, PH.D.

Robert Taylor, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Yiran Yang, Ph.D., Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

Yiran Yang, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Kyungsuk Yum, PH.D.

Kyungsuk Yum, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Materials

Composites, biomaterials/tissue engineering, electronic/bio/nanomaterials, sustainable materials (protection, management), materials for advanced sensing, bioscaffolds, medical devices

Characterization Center for Materials and Biology
Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies

Amir Ameri, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Amir Ameri, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Erian Armanios, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Erian Armanios, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Warda Ashraf

Warda Ashraf, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Pranesh Aswath, PH.D.

Pranesh Aswath, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Andrey Beyle, PH.D.

Andrey Beyle, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Ye Cao, PH.D.

Ye Cao, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

D. Stefan Dancila, PH.D.

D. Stefan Dancila, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Yi Hong, PH.D.

Yi Hong, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Endel Iarve, PH.D.

Endel Iarve, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Choong-un Kim, PH.D.

Choong-un Kim, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Dr. Erika La Plante, Materials Science and Engineering

Erika La Plante, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Cheng Luo, PH.D.

Cheng Luo, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Andrew Makeev, PH.D.

Andrew Makeev, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Stathis Meletis, PH.D.

Stathis Meletis, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam, PH.D.

Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Seiichi Nomura, PH.D.

Seiichi Nomura, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Rassel Raihan, Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Md. Rassel Raihan, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Kenneth Reifsnider, PH.D.

Kenneth Reifsnider, Ph.D., NAE

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Yiran Yang, Ph.D., Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

Yiran Yang, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Baohong Yuan, PH.D.

Baohong Yuan, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Kyungsuk Yum, PH.D.

Kyungsuk Yum, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Nanotechnology

Nanoelectronic devices, nanopore electronics, optical resonant surfaces, optical ring resonators, photonic devices, nonlinear and quantum optics, self-assembled structures, nanoparticles, drug delivery systems, biosensing, bionanotechnology

Ye Cao, PH.D.

Ye Cao, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Zeynep Çelik-Butler, PH.D.

Zeynep Çelik-Butler, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Catrina Coleman, PH.D.

Catrina Coleman, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

James Coleman, PH.D., NAE

James Coleman, Ph.D., NAE

Electrical Engineering 

 

Yaowu Hao, PH.D.

Yaowu Hao, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Yi Hong, PH.D.

Yi Hong, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Justyn Jaworski, PH.D.

Justyn Jaworski, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Choong-Un Kim, PH.D.

Choong-Un Kim, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Seong-Jin Koh, PH.D.

Seong-Jin Koh, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Cheng Luo, PH.D.

Cheng Luo, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Robert Magnusson, PH.D.

Robert Magnusson, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Fillia Makedon, PH.D.

Fillia Makedon, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Stathis Meletis, PH.D.

Stathis Meletis, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Kytai Nguyen, PH.D.

Kytai Nguyen, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Wen Shen, PH.D.

Wen Shen, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Alice Sun, PH.D.

Alice Sun, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Liping Tang, PH.D.

Liping Tang, Ph.D.

Bioengineering 

 

Michael Vasilyev, PH.D.

Michael Vasilyev, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Kyungsuk Yum, PH.D.

Kyungsuk Yum, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering 

 

Weidong Zhou, PH.D.

Weidong Zhou, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Security

Hazardous substance detection, radar/sensor networks, cybersecurity, hardware, software and information security

Christoph Csallner, PH.D.

Christoph Csallner, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Gautam Das, PH.D.

Gautam Das, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Mohammad Islam, PH.D.

Mohammad Islam, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Sungyong Jung, PH.D.

Sungyong Jung, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

David Kung PH.D.

David Kung Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Jeff Lei, PH.D.

Jeff Lei, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Chengkai Li, PH.D.

Chengkai Li, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Ming Li, PH.D.

Ming Li, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Jiang Ming, PH.D.

Jiang Ming, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Shirin Nilizadeh, PH.D.

Shirin Nilizadeh, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering 

 

Chenyun Pan, PH.D.

Chenyun Pan, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Alice Sun, PH.D.

Alice Sun, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Michael Vasilyev, PH.D.

Michael Vasilyev, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Weidong Zhou, PH.D.

Weidong Zhou, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

 

Smart Cities

Underground transportation systems, smart transportation systems, traffic mitigation, livable communities, pipeline systems, resilient infrastructure, disaster recovery, integration of community services, energy utilization, public safety

Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems
Electronics, MEMS and Nanoelectronics Systems Packaging Center
Center for Structural Engineering Research/Simulation and Pipeline Inspection
Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education
Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability

Ali Abolmalli, PH.D.

Ali Abolmaali, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Jaime Cantu, PH.D.

Jaime Cantu, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Simon Chao, PH.D.

Simon Chao, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Victoria Chen, PH.D.

Victoria Chen, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Ali Davoudi, PH.D.

Ali Davoudi, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Brian Dennis, PH.D.

Brian Dennis, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Sahadat Hossain, PH.D.

Sahadat Hossain, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Kate Hyun, PH.D.

Kate Hyun, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Ankur Jain, PH.D.

Ankur Jain, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Vistasp Karbhari, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Caroline Krejci, PH.D.

Caroline Krejci, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Wei-jen Lee, PH.D.

Wei-Jen Lee, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Pengfei "Taylor" Li, Civil Engineering

Pengfei "Taylor" Li, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering

 

Ramtin Madani, PH.D.

Ramtin Madani, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Steve Mattingly, PH.D.

Steve Mattingly, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Mohammad Najafi, PH.D..

Mohammad Najafi, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Jay Rosenberger, PH.D.

Jay Rosenberger, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering 

 

Melanine Sattler, PH.D.

Melanie Sattler, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Dj Seo, PH.D.

DJ Seo, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Mohsen Shahandashti, PH.D.

Mohsen Shahandashti, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

David Wetz, PH.D.

David Wetz, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering 

 

Jim Williams, PH.D.

Jim Williams, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Nur Yazdani, PH.D.

Nur Yazdani, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Xinbao Yu, PH.D.

Xinbao Yu, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Michael Zaretsky.

Michael Zaretsky

Civil Engineering 

 

Water

Flood mitigation, health impact, water resources, water supply and demand, hydrology, environmental health, wastewater

Urban Water Institute

Habib Ahmari, PH.D.

Habib Ahmari, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Hyeok Choi, PH.D.

Hyeok Choi, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Nick Fang, PH.D.

Nick Fang, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Michelle Hummel, PH.D.

Michelle Hummel, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Andrew Kruzic, PH.D.

Andrew Kruzic, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Dj Seo, PH.D.

DJ Seo, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Kathleen Smits, PH.D.

Kathleen Smits, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Yu Zhang PH.D.

Yu Zhang Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

 

Other

Kambiz Alavi, PH.D.

Kambiz Alavi, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

 

Alan Bowling, PH.D.

Alan Bowling, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Bill Carroll, PH.D.

Bill Carroll, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering

 

Bill Corley, PH.D.

Bill Corley, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

 

Paul Componation, Ph.D., Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

Paul Componation, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

 

Alan Davis, PH.D.

Alan Davis, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

 

Raul Fernandez, PH.D.

Raul Fernandez, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Abdolhossein Haji-Sheikh, PH.D.

Abdolhossein Haji-Sheikh, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

David Hullender, PH.D.

David Hullender, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Zhen Xue Han, PH.D.

Zhen Xue Han, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Daejong Kim, PH.D.

Daejong Kim, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Kent Lawrence, PH.D.

Kent Lawrence, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Teik Lim PH.D.

Teik Lim Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Robert Mullins, PH.D.

Robert Mullins, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Lynn Peterson, PH.D.

Lynn Peterson, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering

 

KR Rao, PH.D.

KR Rao, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

 

Jamie Rogers, PH.D.

Jamie Rogers, Ph.D.

Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

 

Saibun Tjuatja, PH.D.

Saibun Tjuatja, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

 

Albert Tong, Ph.D.

Albert Tong, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

B.P. Wang, PH.D.

B.P. Wang, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Bob Weems, PH.D.

Bob Weems, Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering

 

Bob Woods, PH.D.

Bob Woods, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering