VCU College of Engineering

VCU College of Engineering VCU College of Engineering

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



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.



Experts (130)

R. Daniel Resler, Ph.D.

R. Daniel Resler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for Virginia Commonwealth University.

Programming Languages Compiler Design Automatic Generation of Software

Bennett (Ben) Ward, Ph.D.

Bennett (Ben) Ward, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach, Associate Professor

Polymer chemistry and engineering. Product and device design, with a knack for robust program development. Director of Capstone Design.

Capstone Senior Design Program Innovation design and development processes High Performance Polymers and Fibers Applications of Materials and Surface Science Filtration and separation Invitro Diagnostics B2B Product Development

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering

Professor Wynne has pioneered processing technology for fluoropolymers

Pioneering Processing Technology for Fluoropolymers – Daikin Industries Ltd. Functional Polymer Surfaces – National Science Foundation Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Polymer Surface Science Fluoropolymer Science Silicone Science Functional Polymer Surfaces Including Biocidal Polymers “Green” Processing and Synthesis in Supercritical CO2 Nonlithographic Patterning of Functional Inorganic and Polymeric Materials Kinetics Nanoscale and Mesoscale Diffusion Antimicrobial and Cytocompatible Coatings

Henry A.  McGee Jr., Ph.D.

Henry A. McGee Jr., Ph.D.

Founding Dean, Dean Emeritus and Professor

Dr. McGee led the joint VCU/VA Tech project to bring quality engineering education to the metro Richmond area.

Ruixin Niu, Ph.D.

Ruixin Niu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Sparse Signal Processing Wireless Communications MIMO Radar Networks Dynamic Resource Management in Networked Systems Dectection Estimation and Tracking Data Fusion and Distributed Signal Processing in Sensor Networks Statistical Signal Processing and Communications Secure Signal Processing

Ding-Yu  Fei, Ph.D.

Ding-Yu Fei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Bioinstrumentation expert, theorizing the future of brain-computer interface-based devices

Development of new instruments for applications in telemedicine Development of brain-computer interface-based devices for patients with movement disorder Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques for studies of vessel properties and vascular hemodynamics Ultrasonic imaging techniques for studies of cardiovascular dynamics Technologies for radiation oncology Bioinstrumentation

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Ph.D.

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Fluid mechanics expert, with a penchant for nanotechnology and microelectromechanical systems

Fluids in motion Turbulence and flow control Viscous pumps and microturbines Micro- and nanotechnology Large-scale disasters Microelectromechanical Systems

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

Robert H. Klenke, Ph.D.

Robert H. Klenke, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director, Vertically Integrated Projects Program

Dr. Klenke's research interests include collaborative unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and cyber physical systems security

Digital system design Hardware/software co-design hardware description languages Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight control system design and testing UAV payload design integration and testing Collaborative unmanned aerial vehicles Cyber-physical systems security

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Lemmon's research lies in cell-generated traction forces and extracellular matrix biology

Cell-generated traction forces Extracellular matrix biology Cellular mechanotransduction Mechanobiology of fibrosis Matrix mechanics and signaling in the tumor microenvironment; Cellular traction forces Cell mechanosensing

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