Engineering

Jeremiah Abiade
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Pulsed laser deposition (PLD) growth of oxide thin films and multilayers for thermoelectric devices and other energy related research
Suresh K. Aggarwal
Adjunct Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Ignition and combustion of multi-component fuel droplets and sprays; turbulent spray combustion; direct numerical simulations of shear layers; partially premixed flame structure; transient combustion phenomenon including flame-vortex interactions, passive/active control of two-phase processes, and emissions
Farhad Ansari
Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Structural engineering with emphasis in Structural Health Monitoring, smart sensors, nondestructive testing, integrated fiber optic sensors for condition monitoring of bridges, fiber optic acoustic emission sensors for real time monitoring of corrosion and fracture, development of MEMS based sensors for civil structural systems, optical fiber distributed sensor for post seismic monitoring of damaged structures, monitoring the state of repaired and strengthened structures, development of weigh-in-motion systems, image processing techniques for characterization of entrained air bubble system in concrete
Kenneth Brezinsky
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
High temperature gas phase chemical kinetics related to combustion processes with special emphasis on environmental impact; combustion synthesis of non-oxide refractory materials
Sabri Cetinkunt
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Motion Control
Isabel F. Cruz
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Databases, geographic information systems, semantic web, information visualization, and security, semantic data integration, ontology matching, geospatial interoperability, context-aware role based access control, privacy-preserving record linkage, personal information management, and semantic desktop
Bhaskar DasGupta
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Theoretical computer science, discrete mathematics/algorithms, computational biology, computational geometry and computational finance
Sybil Derrible
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Sustainable and resilient urban infrastructure planning, complex systems, infrastructure network design, network science, urban economics
Urmila M. Diwekar
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Simulation, design, optimization, control, stochastic modeling, and synthesis of chemical processes
Mitra Dutta
Director, UIC Army Research Lab Collaborative; Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Optoelectronics devices and novel quantum and nanoscale devices, optical characterization of optoelectronic devices and structures, wide band gap structures and devices, bio-optoelectronics
Jakob Eriksson
Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Computer systems, operating systems, networks and mobile sensing
Alan Feinerman
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Adapting and developing unique MEMS MicroElectroMechanical structures to solve various technological problems
David He
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Failure and reliability analysis of manufacturing systems, equipment and process diagnosis and prognosis, statistical process control, agile manufacturing systems, scheduling and control for agile production and manufacturing, environmentally conscious manufacturing
Andrew E. Johnson
Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Advanced visualization displays
Amid Khoudadoust
Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Environmental separations technologies; remediation of contaminated soils and sediments; biodegradation of PCBs in sediments; arsenic in fly ash
Jie (Jane) Lin
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Statistical and mathematical modeling of transportation problems and issues; transportation energy and environmental studies; sustainable transportation systems; data mining
Andreas A. Linninger
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering
System design and analysis, advancing mathematical modeling and computational methods in process design and optimization, integrated design and control and systems biology
Bing Liu
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Lifelong machine learning, sentiment analysis, data mining, machine learning, and natural language processing
Leilah B. Lyons
Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Educational software design, computer-supported collaborative learning, human-computer interaction for mobile devices, interactive museum exhibit design
Farzad Mashayek
Professor and Head, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Two-phase turbulent reactive flow, direct numerical simulation, statistical and stochastic modeling, nanoparticle dynamics in dusty plasma
Sudip Mazumder
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Fuel cells and alternative renewable energy systems
Michael McNallan
Professor, Materials Science, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
High-temperature chemistry of materials: materials Processing and Characterization, oxidation and corrosion of metals and alloys, high-temperature corrosion in halogen containing environments, corrosion of ceramics, tribology and tribochemistry of ceramics, injection refining of liquid metals.
Constantine M. Megaridis
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Fluid dynamic phenomena in carbon nanotubes, experimental diagnostics in micro/nanoscale systems, nanoparticle formation in high temperature flows, multiphase heat and mass transfer, nanoparticle colloidal suspensions, droplet and spray technologies, super-repellent coatings, superhydrophobicity, micro/nanofluidics
Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian
Department Head and Professor of Transportation Engineering, Civil and Materials Engineering,  College of Engineering
Travel behavior analysis; transportation planning; activity-based travel demand modeling; microsimulation modeling methods of urban activities; integrated land-use and transportation models; applied econometrics and disaggregate choice models; urban travel survey data and data mining; transportation systems analysis; intelligent transportation systems; performance evaluation of transportation systems
Thomas G. Moher
Associate Professor Emeritus, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Intersection of human-computer interaction and learning technologies, focusing on the design of ubiquitous technologies and embodied activity structures that support young learners in classroom-based science inquiry
Didem Ozevin
Associate Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Sensor development, multi-physic models, low power wireless sensor
Ian Papautsky
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Microfluidic systems, point-of-care sensors, medical and public health applications
Igor Paprotny
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Microrobotics, microfluidics, distributed wireless sensing, energy systems sensing, and energy harvesting
Krishna R. Reddy
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater; waste containment; groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling; beneficial reuse of waste and recycled materials
Karl J. Rockne
Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Active capping and contaminated sediment cleanup; biodegradation of hazardous pollutants; ecological and human health threat mapping in the Great Lakes; fate of brominated flame retardants; transport of organic contaminants in soil and sediment; micro-structure characterization of sediment, soil, and soot particles; soot transport to Great Lakes sediments/role of soot as vector for  semi-volatile organic pollutant transport
William Ryan
Clinical Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
High efficiency buildings, renewable and emerging power generation
Amin Salehi-Khojin
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Materials synthesis, CO2 conversion systems, energy storage, thermal management and heat transfer in carbon based electronic devices, carbon nanomaterial based chemical sensors, graphene based nano-electromechanical mass spectroscopy systems, graphene based thermoelectric devices, vibration of nanoscale media
Michael Stroscio
Distinguished Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Electrical, optical, and mechanical properties of nanostructures, quantum transport, solid state electronics and optoelectronics, phonons in nanostructures, theory of nanodevices, applications of nanoscale structures and devices in electrical engineering and bioengineering
Christos G. Takoudis
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering; Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
Microelectronic materials and processing, heterogeneous catalysis and surface chemistry
Thomas L. Theis
Director, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Mathematical modeling and systems analysis of environmental processes, the environmental chemistry of trace organic and inorganic substances, interfacial reactions, subsurface contaminant transport, hazardous waste management, industrial pollution prevention, industrial ecology
Ouri Wolfson
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Database systems, distributed systems, transaction processing, mobile computing
Brian D. Ziebart
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Adversarial prediction, inverse optimal control
Bo Zou
Assistant Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Transportation systems analysis, transportation economics, planning and policy, sustainable transportation, infrastructure asset management, air transportation, port management and waterborne shipping

 
 
 
 
 

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