Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored over 400 research publications

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure Arrays Spintronics Quantum Devices Hot Carrier Transport in Nanostructures Nanoelectronics

Ümit Özgür, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of 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

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Knowledge Platform and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Consumer Services Consumer Technology Smart Home Technology Connected Consumer Consumer Wireline Services

Jayasimha Atulasimha, Ph.D.

Qimonda Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Atulasimha researches nanomagnetic/spintronic memory and neuromorphic computing devices.

Spintronics and Nanomagnetism Exploratory neuromorphic devices Straintronics: Strian mediated electric field control of magnetism Electric field (VCMA) control of skyrmions Magnetic and multiferroic materials

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

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

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of 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

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Data & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Data & Analytics research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Vamsi K. Yadavalli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Yadavalli researches functional nano and biomaterials

Functional Nano and Biomaterials Micro- and Nano-Fabricated Devices Biosensors Nanoscale Surface Characterization Single Cell Analysis

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Karl Zelik

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert on exoskeletons, human movement, biomechanics and prosthetic limbs

Assistive Devices Mechanical Engineering Biomechanics Exoskeletons Human movement

Saeed Sokhanvar

R&D Director, ElectroMechanical · Siemens Healthineers

Saeed Sokhanvar is an expert in the development of innovative medical devices, specifically, robotics and electromechanical products.

Design For Manufacturing Biomedical Engineering Medical Devices R&D Validation

TJ O’Connor, Ph.D., LTC (Ret.)

Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity Program Chair | Computer Engineering and Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. O’Connor’s research is focused on cybersecurity education, wireless protocols, software-defined radio and machine learning.

Internet of Things (IoT) Information Security Engineering Cybersecurity Education Computer Security Computer Science

James Friend

Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery · UC San Diego

Designing, engineering and testing ventilator prototypes to address ventilator shortages.

Surface Acoustic Waves Fabrication of nanoscale devices Coronavirus Aerospace Engineering Engineering

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

Bernard Kippelen

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Bernard Kippelen is an expert in polymer optics and plastic electronics.

Organic Photodetectors and Sensors Optics and Photonics Nanotechnology Printed Electronics

Omer Inan

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Omer Inan's research focuses on non-invasive physiologic monitoring for human health and performance.

Medical Instrumentation Home Monitoring of Chronic Disease Medical Devices for Clinically-Relevant Applications Sports Medicine Non-invasive Physiological Monitoring

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Joao S. Soares, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Engineered Tissue Multiscale Mechanics & Modeling Laboratory (ETM3)

Functional tissue engineering Thrombogenicity of cardiovascular medical devices Drug delivery devices Polymer degradation and erosion Continuum mechanics and its application to non-linear materials