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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Frank A. Gulla

Frank A. Gulla

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.

Engineering Education Process Control Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Total Quality Management

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | 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

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

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

Ibrahim Guven, Ph.D.

Ibrahim Guven, Ph.D.

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

Ravi Hadimani

Ravi Hadimani

Associate Professor and Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory

Professor Hadimani specializes in non-invasive brain stimulation, biomagnetics, magnetocalorics and energy harvesting research.

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Biomagnetics Rare-Earth Magnetic Materials Magnetocaloric Effect Magnetic Nanoparticles Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Tms)

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves, Ph.D.

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Education and Service Learning Medical Image and Signal Processing Artificial Neural Network Applications Science and Technology in International Development

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling Cellular biomechanics

Ashok Iyer, Ph.D., PE

Ashok Iyer, Ph.D., PE

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Iyer's research interests include GPS applications and neural networks

GPS Applications Neural Networks Linear and Nonlinear Control Theory Robotics for Nuclear Waste Handling

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nathaniel Kinsey's research broadly lies in the field of nanophotonics, studying the interaction of light with materials on the nanoscale.

Nanophotonics/Plasmonics Nonlinear optics Optical Materials Integrated Optics Consumer Nanophotonics

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

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