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Professor, Graduate Program Director and VIP Director
Professor Filippas is VCU’s representative to CCAM. Her research focuses on Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, and Modeling.
Electromagnetic Device Modeling Data Analytics Higher Order Statistical Analysis Multimodal Data Analytics Experimental Design Smart Manufacturing
Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering
Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).
Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic Engineering Molecular engineering Molecular Evolution Computational Modeling Computational metabolic modeling Biorefineries
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
Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science
Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation
Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules Mobile ubiquitous and grid computing Optimization problems in wireless networks
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Professor Goddard is a nuclear engineer specializing in nuclear security and nonproliferation.
Nuclear security and counter terrorism Nonproliferation and international safeguards Radiation detection and measurements Environmental measurements and assay
Engineering Foundation Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Dr. Golshahi specializes in aerosol science and in vitro-in vivo correlations for respiratory support, diagnosis and inhalation therapy.
Aerosol Science and Medicine In Vitro and In Vivo Models Of Respiratory Deposition Health-Related Aerosols Exposure Control Targeted Respiratory Drug Delivery Aerosol filtration Biotherapeutics Gas and aerosol transport in biological systems
Professor of the Practice, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.
Engineering Education Process Control Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Total Quality Management
Associate Dean for Research | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering
Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.
Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology Nanoparticles Nanomedicine Controlled release Supercritical water technology Hydrogen fuel Renewable fuels Bio-energy Liquid fuels from methane and biomass CO2 sequestration Photochemical engineering Oil spill remediation using benign dispersants Renewable materials Nickel-cobalt-Manganese cathode
Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering
Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis
Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Professor Guven specializes in fracture and failure analysis using peridynamics.
Fracture and failure analysis using Peridynamics Impact and penetration mechanics Finite element method Boundary element method Multi-scale modeling of physical phenomena Micro/nano-scale testing and measurement techniques Stress and failure analysis of electronic components Fatigue reliability of solder joints in electronic packages
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