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Faculty Profiles

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Faculty Member: Agrios, Alexander
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Affiliation: Center for Clean Energy Engineering
Excerpt: Transparent Conducting Aerogels: A transparent conducting oxide material (antimony-doped tin oxide) fabricated in the aerogel morphology, which is a high-surface area, high-porosity, highly networked structure. The aerogels can be conformally coated with other materials by atomic layer deposition providing both a more rigid structure and one with intended interface properties. Molecularly Tethered Nanocatalysts: Platinum nanoparticles […]
Categories | Keywords: Center for Clean Energy Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, combined PV/thermal solar collectors, energy and environmental applications of nanotechnology, photocatalytic pollutant remediation, photoelectrochemical solar energy conversion

Faculty Member: Aindow, Mark
Department: Materials Science & Engineering
Affiliation: Institute of Materials Science
Excerpt: Dr. Aindow is the Associate Director of the Institute of Materials Science. The emphasis of Dr. Aindow’s current programs is on microstructural development in a variety of engineering materials. The main approach is the use of advanced electron microscopy techniques to reveal the microstructural details that dictate the behavior of materials. These projects include: conductive […]
Categories | Keywords: conductive oxide coatings for solid oxide fuel cell interconnects, dual mode intermediate temperature fuel cell, electroplated cobalt-phosphorus coatings as replacements for hard chrome, Institute of Materials Science, liquid fuels and electricity, Materials Science and Engineering, Novel alloys for electrical contact applications

Faculty Member: Al Seesi, Sahar
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Dr. Al Seesi’s work focuses on analysis of DNA and RNA sequences, with special focus on next generation transcriptome sequencing. Her research addresses various problems including RNA structure analysis, transcriptome reconstruction, allele specific isoform expression estimation, and cancer specific mutation identification. Tackling each of these problems requires employing a combination of known computational approaches such […]
Categories | Keywords: bioinformatics, Computer Science and Engineering

Faculty Member: Alpay, S. Pamir
Department: Materials Science & Engineering
Affiliation: Institute of Materials Science
Excerpt: S. Pamir Alpay received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering in 1999 from the University of Maryland where he worked on the physics of polydomain heterostructures in ferroelectric thin films. He was a post-doctoral research associate at the Materials Research Center at the University of Maryland until 2001. Dr. Alpay then joined the Department […]
Categories | Keywords: conducting oxides, defect microstructures in functional materials, electrothermal properties of materials (IR detection, ferroic and multiferroic materials, Institute of Materials Science, materials for electrical contacts, Materials Science and Engineering, multiscale modeling of materials, on-chip heating/cooling), polarizable semiconductors, tunable dielectrics for microwave devices

Faculty Member: Ammar, Reda
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Hierarchical performance modeling to design real-time application with minimum resources and power consumption: Techniques to evaluate sequential and distributed systems have been investigated. Results were integrated in Hierarchical Performance Modeling System (HPMS) to provide a general-purpose methodology to support the development of the performance-oriented software applications including distributed objects and real-time systems. It provides quantitative […]
Categories | Keywords: Computer Science and Engineering, distributed systems, hierarchical performance modeling, Hierarchical Performance Modeling System (HPMS), real-time application, sensors, underwater sensor

Faculty Member: Anagnostou, Emmanouil
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Intelligent Ambient Noise Sensors for Monitoring the Oceanic Environment: The sustainable protection and management of the oceans requires a comprehensive understanding of the processes and conditions that affect the state of the marine environment. To support this need, we are developing remote sensing techniques for smart detection and categorization of the ambient sounds into multiple […]
Categories | Keywords: Civil and Environmental Engineering, damage modeling for electric distribution networks, data assimilation, Environmental Engineering, global precipitation measurement, hydro-meteorological modeling, numerical weather prediction, prediction of floods, remote sensing

Faculty Member: Anwar, A. F. M.
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Dr. Mehdi Anwar currently serves as a Full Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. He is the Director of the NSF funded Industry University Cooperative Research Center. He has also served as the Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Education of the School of Engineering, University of Connecticut from June 2006 till May […]
Categories | Keywords: Carrier localization in one-dimensional structures, Electrical and Computer Engineering, high power quantum cascade lasers, impurity diagnostics in quantum well structures and Silicon nanowires, metamorphic HEMTs, noise in semiconductor devices, power performance of GaN-based HFETs and circuits, Sb-based type-II infrared detectors, transport in semiconductor devices

Faculty Member: Astitha, Marina
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Dr. Astitha’s recent research efforts have focused on the aerosol effects on atmospheric dynamics and the climate using atmospheric modeling systems of varying complexity. The research is focused on the following areas: 1) Aerosol-cloud-radiation interactions in regional and global scale: modeling direct and indirect effects of aerosols has proven an important aspect for the accurate […]
Categories | Keywords: aerosol-cloud-radiation interactions, Civil and Environmental Engineering, cloud microphysics and precipitation uncertainties

Faculty Member: Ayers, John
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Dr. Ayers’ research focuses on the growth, modeling, and characterization of mismatched heteroepitaxial semiconductors for device applications. His research group has developed the standard approaches for modeling strain relaxation and dislocation densities in semiconductor heterostructures. These approaches address both the equilibrium configuration and the kinetically-limited relaxation and non-equilibrium defect densities. Other novel work by the […]
Categories | Keywords: Electrical and Computer Engineering, heteroepitaxy of semiconductors, II-VI and III-V semiconductors, metamorphic buffer layers for semiconductor devices, SiGe, strain dislocations, strain relaxation, x-ray characterization

Faculty Member: Bansal, Mukul
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Affiliation:
Excerpt: Dr. Bansal develops new computational methods, efficient algorithms, and powerful software tools to help answer fundamental biological questions. He is especially interested in problems related to understanding the evolution of genes, genomes, and species. Some specific research projects include: (1) Inferring the evolution of microbial genomes and gene families to understand how microbes evolve and […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, bioinformatics, computational biology, Computer Science and Engineering, genomics, molecular evolution, phylogenetics

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