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Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:                                           
  • Metals processing
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Cold spray
  • Fatigue
  • Nanotechnology and nanomaterials
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Nanostructured thin film materials
  • Transport phenomena in moist porous media

 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:
  • Drying
  • Batteries and electrochemistry
  • Solar cell materials
  • Multiphase flows
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Microfluidics

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Biotechnology

Our research in this area includes: Faculty in this area includes:
  • Tissue mechanics
  • On-chip disease diagnosis
  • Biomechanics and medical devices
  • Photoconductive devices and biomedical nanotechnology
  • Middle ear mechanics of cartilage tympanoplasty
  • Biomedical acoustics
  • Sports engineering

 

 

 

Sensors & Metrology

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:
  • Photonics and optomechanics
  • Fiber optic sensing systems
  • Surface metrology
  • Photoconductive devices and nanotube-CTC-chips
  • Printed electronics

 

 

Space Exploration

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:
  • Electrohydrodynamics

  • Electronics cooling

 

 

Autonomous Vehicles

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Advanced mechanical
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cybernetics
  • Mechatronics
  • Vehicle drivetrain system engineering

Food and water 

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:
  • Drying

  • Food safety technologies

  • Ultrasonic dehydration

  • Potable water production from air

  • Innovative reattachment nozzles

  • Dielectrophoretic dehydration

Engineering Education

Expertise in this area includes: Faculty in this area:
  • Social impact of engineering implementation

  • K-12 engineering outreach for girls

  • Faculty development and mentoring

  • Women's academics in STEM