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Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Thea Pepperl's research and expertise focuses on the analysis and design of decision tools for the coordination of care of older adults.
Image analysis Image segmentation Health Informatics
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Expertise: Materials Science and Engineering, Surface Engineering, Wetting Phenomena, Metal Forming, Materials Chemistry
Ultra-incompressible superhard materials Thin film deposition and characterization Superhydrophobic materials Tearing energy of sheet metals
Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Exceptional Scholar Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Professor Longest works to improve the treatment of respiratory diseases and disorders through the development of drug delivery strategies
Respiratory Drug Delivery Predicting Doses from Inhaled Aerosols and Vapors Aerosol Generation Devices and Aerosol Physics Vascular Particle Dynamics
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research | Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Triplett's research focuses on nanomanufacturing that enables improved electronic and photonic device performance.
Optoelectronics and Photonics Electronic Materials Computational Intelligence Semiconductor Manufacturing Infrared Imaging
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
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Director of MNE Innovation &
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
Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Özgür specializes in optical spectroscopy and photonic devices
Ultrafast spectroscopy Group III-nitride and zinc oxide optoelectronics Light emitting diodes III-V and II-VI semiconductor heterostructures Nonlinear optics Physics of semiconductor heterostructures
Computer scientist specializing in collaborative security in social networks, mobile systems, and software defined networks.
Security management and collaborative security Intrusion detection and malware/botnet detection Security in social networks mobile networks and cloud environment
Dr. McInnes' research is in the area of Natural Language Processing (NLP) with a particular interest in semantics.
Natural Language Processing Biomedical Text Processing Information Retrieval Machine Learning
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