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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
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Director of Makerspaces & Associate Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University
Advanced Engineering Mathematics Additive Manufacturing Computer Aided Design (CAD) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Design Engineering Design Optimization Engineering Education Fuel Cell and Hybrid Technology Manufacturing Engineering Material Engineering MEMs Technology and Devices Rapid Prototyping Processes Solid Mechanics Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Product Innovation
Professor and Floyd D. Gottwald, Sr. Chair in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
The applications for Chen’s research are varied and include atmospheric and combustion aerosol and particulate emission control
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
Professor and Chair
Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.
Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University
Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.
Mechanotransduction Cellular biomechanics Forces at intracellular junctions Nuclear LINC complex
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.
Recommendation Systems Software Maintenance Software Engineering 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
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