Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

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

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

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

Edik Rafailov

Professor (Research), AIPT · Aston University

Prof Rafailov current research interests include CW and ultrashort-pulse lasers; generation of light from UV to THz and biomedical photonics

Biomedical Photonics Nanostructures Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers Photonics THz Radiation

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

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

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

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

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean 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

Vincent Meunier

Department Head, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy & Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ’70 Constellation Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Using high-performance computing to examine the atom-level details of materials, using quantum mechanical techniques

Research Education Quantum Mechanics Density Functional Theory Computational Physics Quantum Materials

Michael J. Cabral, Ph.D.

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

Professor Cabral specializes in engineering education and nanofabrication techniques

Engineering Education Nanofabrication Techniques Molecular Electronics

Robert Hull

Acting Vice President for Research; Director, Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems (cMDIS); Henry Burlage Chaired Professor, Engineering; & Professor, Materials Science and Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between structure and property in electronic materials

Physics Materials Science and Engineering Electronic Materials Nanotechnology Semiconductors

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 · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

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

Jack W. Simonson

Assistant Professor, Physics · Farmingdale State College

Jack is an experimental condensed-matter physicist committed to mentoring undergraduate students to succeed in research careers.

Condensed Matter Physics Materials Science Superconductivity Low-Temperature Physics Crystallography

Bahram Javidi, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

A professor of electrical and computer engineering, Javidi also leads the Multidimensional Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems (MOSIS) Lab.

Optics and Photonics Biomedical optics/photonics for imaging Nanotechnology in optical sensing, imaging, visualization, and display 3D Imaging

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

Professor Innes Cuthill

Professor of Behavioural Ecology · University of Bristol

Innes Cuthill's research has helped change the way behavioural ecologists and ethologists study animal coloration.

Human Applications of Camouflage Vision of Birds Animal Camouflage Animal Colouration Vision of Fish

Shayla Sawyer

Associate Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focused on engineering processes and potential applications of hybrid inorganic/organic materials for optoelectronic devices and sensors

Hybrid Nanomaterials Nano-Bio Optoelectronics Sensor Development Ultraviolet Photodetectors

Jessika Rojas, Ph.D.

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

Professor Rojas is a nuclear engineering expert specializing in nanomaterials and radiation-induced synthesis.

Nanostructures for targeted radionuclide therapy and enhanced external radiotherapy Radiation damage and radiation effects on nuclear materials Nuclear materials Nanomaterials for nuclear engineering applications Radiation chemistry and radiation processing

Jason Liu

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Liu is an experimental physicist who investigates magnetic phenomena in nanostructures.

Nanomagnetism Condensed Matter Physics Physics Experimental Physics Magnetization Dynamics

R. Helen Zha

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops biohybrid and bioinspired materials for applications in human healthcare and sustainability.

Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Materials Biomolecular Engineering and Self-assembly Sustainable Materials and Plastic Upcycling Drug delivery and Nanomedicine Nanostructured Soft Matter

Nikhil Koratkar

Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

World Renowned, Highly Cited Expert in Battery Energy Storage

Nano-Coatings Nanostructured Materials Energy Storage Batteries Nano-Composites