VCU College of Engineering

VCU College of Engineering VCU College of Engineering

601 W. Main St., Richmond, 23284, VA, US

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The VCU College of Engineering, an innovation front-runner in academics and research, brings real-world education to Central Virginia. Our collaborative and multidisciplinary partnerships prepare undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students for leadership. Part of a premier research university, the VCU College of Engineering enhances regional and global prosperity through cutting-edge developments in tissue engineering, drug delivery, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, mechanical systems and particle science. We make it real by turning great ideas into breakthrough technologies. Our facilities are hubs of discovery, powered by an expanding student body and faculty committed to excellence.

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Alberto Cano, Ph.D.

Alberto Cano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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

Charles Cartin, Ph.D.

Charles Cartin, Ph.D.

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

Daren Chen, Ph.D.

Daren Chen, Ph.D.

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 Multiphase chemical reacting flow and reactors Powder and spray technology Filtration and separation Micro-contamination control in semiconductor manufacture processes Atmospheric aerosol Synthesis of functional particle materials

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

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

Sandro R. P. da Rocha, Ph.D.

Sandro R. P. da Rocha, Ph.D.

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

Robert Dahlberg, Ph.D.

Robert Dahlberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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.

Kostadin Damevski, Ph.D.

Kostadin Damevski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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

Thang Dinh, Ph.D.

Thang Dinh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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

Alen Docef, Ph.D.

Alen Docef, Ph.D.

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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