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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Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

Karla Mossi, Ph.D.

Karla Mossi, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Robotics Biomedical Applications Sensory Intelligence Data Analysis Data Science Software and Development

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

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration Craniofacial Development and Abnormalities

Ümit  Özgür, Ph.D.

Ümit Özgür, Ph.D.

Professor, 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

Dianne T. V. Pawluk, Ph.D.

Dianne T. V. Pawluk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and ABET Coordinator, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BSc., University of Alberta | MSc., Queen's University, Canada | Ph.D. Harvard

Dr. Pawluk develops devices and algorithms for assistive technology for individuals who are blind and visually impaired

Devices and algorithms for assistive technology for individuals who are blind and visually impaired Accessing graphical information Navigation and orientation Mobility aids Rehabilitation technology Hand prostheses sensors and control Traumatic Brain Injury therapy Human haptic perceptual organization The use of multi-modal feedback in teaching K-12 students

Thea Pepperl, Ph.D.

Thea Pepperl, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.

Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.

NCC Scientist

Chemical engineering expert, with a focus on X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Electron beam-assisted polymerization Electron beam lithography for graphene electronics Molecularly imprinted polymers for sensor applications Chemical and biological miniature sensors Polymer nanomaterials developed by supercritical fluids and solid-state photopolymerization Chemical sensors based on surface acoustic wave devices Electrospray filtration technology

Michael H. Peters, Ph.D.

Michael H. Peters, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering

Professor Peters conducts experimental and theoretical research in the field of protein engineering.

Peptidyl-Biomimetics Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Targets OpenContact: A Simple Static Protein-Protein Mapping Algorithm Extended Liouville Equation for Open Systems Neuronal Stem Cell Delivery Systems Protein Engineering Small Molecule Drug Design for Cancer Therapeutics Computational Biomolecular Engineering Statistical Mechanics

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