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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
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
Computer Scientist leading the High-Performance Data Mining Lab.
Big Data Machine Learning Data Mining Efficiency and scalability of algorithms Parallel distributed and GPU computing
Qimonda Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering
Dr. Yang's research is at the convergence of materials science and translational medicine.
Translational Medicine Polymer Characterization and Processing Biomaterials Tissue Engineering Cancer Research Dendrimer Drug Delivery Gene Therapy Nanoparticles Nanoscience and nanotechnology Smart polymeric materials and structures Translational Research Ocular Biomaterials Head and Neck Cancers Central nervous system trauma and diseases Bioorthogonal chemistry Click chemistry Nano-Biotechnology Glaucoma atherosclerosis
Floyd D. Gottwald Jr. Chair and chair, 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
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.
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
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
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
William H. Goodwin Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering
Dr. Wen researches biomaterials as well as cell and tissue engineering
Biomaterials Cell and Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Drug Delivery Biomedical Devices Bioreactor Nanomaterials 3d Printing Biofabrication Stem Cells Antimicrobial technologies Medical Devices
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering
Professor Yadavalli researches functional nano and biomaterials
Functional Nano and Biomaterials Micro- and Nano-Fabricated Devices Biosensors Nanoscale Surface Characterization Single Cell Analysis Protein Self-Assembly
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