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Dr. Cano specializes in machine learning, data mining, classification, big data, data streams, and high-performance computing.
High Performance Computing Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Classification
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Director of Makerspaces & Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University
Additive Manufacturing Advanced Engineering Mathematics Computer Aided Design (CAD) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Design Engineering Design Optimization Engineering Education Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Fuel Cell and Hybrid Technology Manufacturing Engineering Material Engineering MEMs Technology and Devices Product Innovation Rapid Prototyping Processes Solid Mechanics
Floyd D Gottwald Sr. Chair Professor, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Professor D. Chen researches particle sceinece and technology with emphasis on aerosol particles.
Particle instrumentation and characterization Nanoparticles and nanotechnology Particle processing (i.g. classification charging dispersion...) Drug target delivery and release control Air pollution and indoor air quality control Synthesis of functional particle materials Multiphase chemical reacting flow and reactors Powder and spray technology Filtration and separation Micro-contamination control in semiconductor manufacture processes Atmospheric aerosol
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering
Dr. da Rocha specializes in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.
Nanomedicine Nonivasive Drug & Gene Delivery Biomaterials Cancer nanotechnology Aerosol formulation
Computer Science Capstone Coordinator and Computer Science teaching faculty
Cybersecurity – Information and System Security emphasis on Access Control Blockchain – Blockchain management and utilities. Application of blockchain technology. Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle.
Interested in software engineering and in the use of natural language processing techniques to improve software maintenance and evolution.
Software Engineering Software Maintenance Recommendation Systems Natural Language Processing
Computer scientist focusing on security and optimization challenges in complex systems including social networks.
Network vulnerability assessment Security and privacy in social networks and wireless networks Combinatorial Optimization Approximation algorithm
Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Docef's research interests lie in medical image processing
Medical Image Processing Signal Processor Architectures Document Compression for Archiving Efficient Error-Resilient Network-Optimized Image and Video Coding
Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering; BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara
Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast
Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Elks' career focuses on maturing and advancing the state of the art in the areas of safety assessment and fault tolerance.
Runtime Verification and Monitoring Fault Injection for Cyber Physical Systems Complexity Aware Design for Critical Systems Assessment Methods for Dependable and High Integrity Systems Cyber Physical Systems Human System Interactions in Autonomous Systems Biologically Inspired Self-Healing Systems
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