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    Syracuse University
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Engineering and Computer Science Faculty


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Riyad S. Aboutaha, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1994
Structural design, evaluation, and rehabilitation; structural concrete and composites; infrastructure renewal

Jeongmin Ahn, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Southern California 2006
Energy Conversion, Combustion, Thermal Management, PowerMEMS

Benjamin Akih-Kumgeh, Assistant Professor
PhD, McGill University, Canada, 2011
Combustion Physics & Chemistry; Fuel Technology.

Ercument Arvas, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1983
RF/Microwave devices and circuits, electromagnetic scattering

Hossein Ataei, Prosessor of Practice
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2013
M.B.A. and Licensed Professional Engineer; Structural Engineering and Construction Project Management

Jurgen Babirad, Research Associate Professor
M.S.A., University of Notre Dame, 1988
Rehabilitation technology

Rebecca Bader, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Materials Science, Oregon State University, 2006
Drug delivery; Molecular biotechnology; Nanotechnology

Thomas Barnard, Edelstein Professor of Practice
Ph.D. Syracuse University, 1989
Adaptive Processing; Clutter Rejection; Systems Architecture

Karl R. Behnke, Adjunct
M.S., University of Houston at Clear Lake, 1991
Statistics and quality control

Shobha K. Bhatia, Professor, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1980
Geosynthetic applications, image processing, soil dynamics, geo-environmental

Howard A. Blair, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1980
Knowledge Representation and Automated, hybrid systems, formal methods and verification

Michelle Blum, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Notre Dame, May 2012
Orthopedic implant development, polymer characterization and simulation of tribological contacts

Edward A. Bogucz Jr., Associate Professor
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1985
Fluid mechanics, heat transfer, numerical methods

Jesse Q. Bond, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison 200
Heterogeneous catalysis, Kinetics, Reaction engineering, and Alternative resource utilization

Tomislav Bujanovic, Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Western Michigan University, 2009
Distributed energy integration and control in Smart Grid; Dynamic optimization of grid operations; Demand response and ancillary services;Smart home network; Synchrophasor measurement technology; Smart Grid communication; Smart Grid cybersecurity;
Medical signal analysis; Motion estimation in time-varying images; Power Engineering;

Katie D. Cadwell, Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program Director
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison 2007
Development of engineering faculty attitudes and pedagogy; Development of engineering student professional skills, K-12 engineering outreach

Frederick J. Carranti, Instructor
M.S.M.E., Syracuse University, 1994
Licensed professional engineer, energy system analysis, manufacturing processes

Joseph Chaiken, Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Illinois 1982
Spectroscopy

David G. Chandler, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1998
Hydrology, soil physics, environmental monitoring

Stephen J. Chapin, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1993
Operating systems, distributed systems, computer networking, computer security, system assurance

Biao Chen, Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1999
Signal processing, Communication and Information Theory

C.Y. Roger Chen, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1987 CAD for
VLSI physical synthesis and multimedia information technologies

Ruth Chen, Professor of Practice
Ph.D., MPH, University of Michigan
Risk assessment; Environmental regulation; Injurious effect of environmental chemicals; Aerosol delivery of chemo-preventive agents; Alternative energy; Environmental education; Metabolism of hepatotoxic aliphatic halogenated hydrocarbons

Shiu-Kai Chin, Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1986
Formal verification, security, access control

Jun Hwan (Brandon) Choi, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
Microwave circuits and systems; Antennas and antenna arrays; Periodic structures; Metamaterials

Lisa B. Cleckner, Research Faculty
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1995
Environmental health sciences

Samuel P. Clemence, Professor Emeritus, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1973
Soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering

Andria Costello Staniec, Associate Professor, Associate Provost for Academic Programs
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1999
Environmental biology

Teresa A. Dahlberg, Dean
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1993
Computer Engineering

Thong Dang, Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
Theoretical/ computational fluid dynamics of internal/external flows

Joan V. Dannenhoffer, Associate Professor
M.S., University of Connecticut, 1998; MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1986
Engineering education pedagogy, engineering mechanics, groundwater remediation

John F. Dannenhoffer, Associate Professor
Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
Computational fluid dynamics, modeling and analysis in industry, collaborative education

Barry D. Davidson, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor; Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Program Director Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1988
Mechanics of composite materials, fracture mechanics, solid mechanics

Cliff I Davidson, Thomas C. and Colleen L. Wilmot Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Program Director Environmental Engineering
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
Engineering sustainability, air quality, water management through green infrastructure

R. Leland Davis, Research Faculty
M.S., University of Michigan
Indoor environmental quality

Kimberley M. Driscoll, Research Faculty
M.S.E.G., Syracuse University, 1991
Environmental systems engineering

Charles T. Driscoll Jr., University Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979
Aquatic chemistry, biogeochemistry, environmental modeling

Wenliang (Kevin) Du, Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2001
Computer system and network security; data mining (security and privacy issues); security in wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks; security education

Gino Duca, Adjunct Instructor
M.S. Chemical Engineering Syracuse University 2009
Process Design, Thermodynamics

Charles E. Ebbing, Adjunct Professor
M.S.E.E., SUNY, University at Buffalo, 1966
Acoustic consulting, sound quality, community noise, noise criteria, sound measurements, test facilities, creative problem solving

Sara Eftekharnejad
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2012
Power system operations planning; State estimation; Transmission expansion planning

Gustav A. Engbretson, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Zoology, University of Oklahoma, 1976

Ehat Ercanli, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1997
VLSI, computer-aided design, design automation for digital systems, computer architecture

Makan Fardad, Assistant Professor
Ph.,D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006
Structured control of spatially distributed and large-scale systems, input-output analysis of PDEs with periodic coefficients, parametric resonance in spatio-temporal systems

Bart Farell, Research Associate Professor
Ph.D., McGill University, 1977
Affiliate Member, Institute for Sensory Research. Visual psychophysics, visual object recognition

James W. Fawcett, Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1981
Software, software complexity, re-use, salvage

Eric B. Finkelstein, Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering & Lab Manager, Syracuse Biomaterials Institute
Ph.D. Anatomy and Cell Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2002
Vascular cell biology; Biomaterials, Tissue engineering, Cell-material interactions, Bioreplication,  Engineered vascular networks

Prasanta Ghosh, Professor; Electrical Engineering Program Director
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1986
Microelectronics, solid state devices, optoelectronics, thin film processes, power engineering

Jeremy L. Gilbert, Professor
Ph.D. Metallurgical and Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University 1987
Biomaterials science and engineering; Orthopedic implant materials and devices; Corrosion and biological interactions with metallic biomaterials; Surfaces of biomaterials; Implant retrieval analysis and performance testing; Novel instrumentation and testing development for biomaterials analysis.

Eileen D. Gilligan, Adjunct
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1983
Environmental geology

Mark N. Glauser, Professor; Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, SUNY, 1987
Turbulence, flow control, fluid mechanics of built environments, dynamical systems, unsteady aerodynamics, heat transfer, acoustics, applied mathematics, signal processing and instrumentation

Amrit L. Goel, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1968
Software engineering: data mining applications, radial basis function models

Jennifer Graham, Professor of Practice
Ph.D. Syracuse University, 2012
Electromagnetic wave behavior in complex media; Antenna design and characterization; RF and microwave design; Radar systems engineering

Melissa Green, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Princeton University, 2009
Experimental Fluid Dynamics

Mustafa Cenk Gursoy, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Princeton University, 2004
Wireless Communications, Information Theory, Communication Networks, and Signal Processing.

Julie M. Hasenwinkel, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University 1999.
Biomaterials, nerve regeneration, spinal cord injury

James H. Henderson, Associate Professor, Graduate Bioengineering Program Director
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2004
Biomaterials/Tissue engineering; Mechanobiology; Biomechanics

John C. Heydweiller, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University 1977

Ian Hosein, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Cornell University, 2009
Sustainable energy, Materials synthesis and processing, Spontaneousprocess in materials, Device fabrication and measurements

Robert Irwin, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University 2011
Generalized Dynamical Systems, Computability and Complexity, Quantum Computation

Can Isik, Professor, Senior Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1985
Applications of Neural Nets and Fuzzy Logic, Intelligent Systems, Controls, Medical Instrumentation, Environmental Control Systems

Chris E. Johnson, Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1989
Environmental geochemistry, soil chemistry, statistical modeling

Swiatoslav W. Kaczmar, Adjunct
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1983
Toxicology and environmental disposition of chemical and physical contaminants

H. Ezzat Khalifa, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Director, NY STAR Center of Environmental Quality Systems
Ph.D., Brown University, 1976
Thermofluid dynamics of environmental control and energy systems, fluid machinery, valuation of technology

Philipp Kornreich, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1967
Fiber light amplifiers,lasers, optical fibers, image propagation through fibers

Donald W. Lake, Adjunct
B.S., SUNY at Buffalo, 1970
Urban stormwater and erosion control

Andrew Chung-Yeung Lee, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1998
Artificial intelligence, data structures, operating systems, software engineering, computer theory, computer security

Jay Kyoon Lee, Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
Electromagnetic fields and waves, microwave remote sensing, antennas and propagation, waves in complex media

Raymond D. Letterman, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1972
Physical-chemical separation in water and wastewater treatment

Alan J. Levy, Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1982
Theoretical and applied mechanics, applied mathematics

Jacques Lewalle, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1981
Fluid mechanics, thermodynamics

Yingbin Liang, Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
Wireless Communications and Networks, Information Theory, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Information Security, Scheduling in Mobile Ad-hoc Wireless Networks, Resource Allocation for Wireless Networks, Cognitive Radio Wireless Networks

Lowell Lingo Jr, Adjunct
Ph.D.  Mechanical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2011
Residential building exergy management,  Applied mechanics, Computer-aided design, Mechanical engineering technology education

Eric Mun Lui, Associate Professor, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1985
Computer-aided analysis and design of structures, structural stability, structural dynamics, earthquake engineering

Yan-Yeung Luk, Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Chicago 2001
Bio-organic and chemical biology; Nanomaterials; Biosurfaces

Sinead Mac Namara, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University 2007
Innovation and creativity in structural engineering education; structural art; community engaged design-build; and the structural performance of shell structures

James A. Mandel, Professor Emeritus, Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1967
Composite materials, fiber reinforced concrete, curved bridge design, finite element analysis

Duane L. Marcy, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1996
Semiconductor manufacturing, processes, and devices; molecular electronics using the protein bacteriorhodopsin with applications of volumetric and holographic memories and thin films for semiconductor-protein based devices

Shalabh Maroo, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Florida, 2009
Multi-scale transport phenomenon, Thermal Management and Bio-mechanical Systems.

George C. Martin, Professor
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota 1976
Complex fluids, soft condensed matter, rheology

Patrick T. Mather, Milton and Ann Stevenson Professor of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering & Director, Syracuse Biomaterials Institute
Ph.D. Materials, University of California at Santa Barbara 1994
Polymer science and engineering; Rheology; Shape memory polymers; Polymeric nanocomposites; Mechanical design; Fluid transport and Polymer processing; Drug delivery

Kishan G. Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1971
Multisensor scene analysis, algorithms, neural networks and genetic algorithms; earlier work in statistical inference includes reliability theory, coding theory, time series analysis

Chilukuri K. Mohan, Professor, Interim Dean
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1988
Artificial intelligence, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, optimization, pattern recognition, uncertainty

Young Bai Moon, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Director, Institute for Manufacturing Enterprises
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1988
Manufacturing systems, machine learning, concurrent engineering

Belal Mousa, Adjunct
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1994
Structural analysis and design, composite materials, computer analysis

Vadrevu R. Murthy, Professor
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1974
Helicopter dynamics, aeroelasticity and structural dynamics

Shikha Nangia, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2006
Multiscale computational modeling of nanomaterials and targeted cancer drug delivery

Dawit Negussey, Professor
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1985
Geotechnical engineering, experimental soil mechanics, stress strain behavior

Kent Ogden, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, 1999Biomedical Imaging

Jae C. Oh, Associate Professor, Computer Science Program Director
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2000
Cooperation in multi-agent systems, application of game theory and artificial intelligence techniques to the Internet and distributed computer systems, evolutionary algorithms, game theory, search and optimization algorithms, machine learning algorithms

Susan Older, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1996
Semantics of programming languages, concurrency, fairness, logics of programs, formal methods

Emmet M. Owens Jr., Adjunct Associate Professor
M.S.C.E., Colorado State University 1977
Hydraulics, environmental fluid mechanics, water quality modeling

Daniel J. Pease, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1981
Design and development of shared and distributed parallel systems, software and tools; performance optimization for multi-thread client/server application in C, C++, Ada, Java, and .NET applications on different parallel architectures, including mobile wireless systems and cyber security on mobile systems

Vir V. Phoha, Professor
Ph.D. Texas Tech University, 1992
Cyber Security - Cyber offense and defense; Machine Learning; Smart phones and tablets security; Biometrics - network based and standalone

Peter W. Plumley, Research Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1984
Paleomagnetism and Displacement of Tectonic Terranes, Science education, K-12 outreach

Qinru Qiu, Professor, Computer Engineering Program Director
Ph.D. University of Southern California 2001
Dynamic power, thermal and performance management of multiprocessor system-onchip Power and performance optimization of energy harvesting real-time embedded systems Neuromorphic computing and high performance computing for bioinformatics and cognitive applications

David  E. Quinn, Adjunct  Instructor
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 2008
Analytical algorithm, Embedded system development, biomedical instrumentation

Dana Radcliffe, Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1996
Ethical issues in engineering and research, Business ethics

Dacheng Ren, Associate Professor, Graduate Chemical Engineering Program Director
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2003
Biomaterials/Tissue engineering, Corrosion and electrochemistry, Indoor air quality/environmental engineering, Molecular biotechnology, Sustainable energy production, Systems biology

Philip A. Rice, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D.Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1963

Jorge Luis Romeu, Research Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1990
Statistical modeling, data analysis, simulation modeling, operations research

Utpal Roy, Professor, Program Director, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1989
Computer-integrated design and manufacturing, development and application of operations research, finite-element methods, geometric modeling, computational geometry, artificial intelligence techniques

James S. Royer, Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1984
Theory of the computational complexity of higher-type functionals, structural computational complexity theory, computational learning theory, biological computing

Ossama “Sam” Salem, Department Chair, A. Yabroudi Chair Professor
Ph.D. University of Alberta, 1998
Construction engineering & management, sustainable infrastructures and green construction, asset management

Baris Salman, Professor of Practice
Ph.D. University of Cincinnati
Construction Project Management and Scheduling, Construction Equipment, Sustainable Infrastructures and Asset Management, Civil Engineering Material, Principles of Transportation Engineering

Ashok Sangani, Professor
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 1982
Complex fluids, soft condensed matter, rheology; Molecular biotechnology; Multiple phase systems; Mathematical and numerical analysis

Suresh Santanam, Adjunct, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering; Associate Director, Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems
Sc.D., Harvard University, 1989
Air pollution fundamentals, control and design, hazardous wastes management, green engineering, statistical and experimental methods, energy efficiency, sustainable built environments, indoor environmental quality, health effects, human performance and productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship

Tapan K. Sarkar, Professor
Docteur Honoris Causa de l’Universite Blaise Pascal, France; Docteur Honoris Causa, Politechnic University of Madrid, Spain, 2004; Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1975
Analysis and design of electromagnetic radiation from various devices like computers, radio-television towers, and satellite and cable broadcasting system; design of mobile adaptive communication systems including antennas; analysis intelligent signal processing

Fred Schlereth, Research Associate Professor
Ph.D. Syracuse University, 1969
Past research interests include: Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer, Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometer, Quartz Crystal Vacuum Deposition Monitor, Halogen Gas Leak Detector; Analog and Digital Signal Processing and Circuit Design, VLSI Circuit Design; Architecture, Algorithms and Hardware for Parallel Computation; VLSI Cellular Array Computer; Distribution-free Detection Theory, Imaging in Dispersive Media; Neural Networks for Financial Applications. Current research interests include: design of VLSI Signal Processing Circuits for Software Defined Radio.

Klaus Schroder, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Göttingen, 1954

Walter H. Short, Adjunct, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Research Professor; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University
M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1975
Orthopedic biomechanics

Ernest Sibert, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Rice University, 1967
Computational logic, logic programming, and parallel computation

Robert L. Smith, Emeritus Professor and Director of the Institute for Sensory Research
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1973

Pranav Soman, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2009
Bioprinting, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Additive manufacturing (3D printing)

Q. Wang Song, Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1989
Photonic switching, fiber communications, electro-optics, guided-wave optical devices, optical sensors

Sucheta Soundarajan, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Cornell University, 2013
Detecting and characterizing communities in networks; Understanding how community structure contributes to network evolution; Identifying and characterizing classes of networks; Theoretical and axiomatic approaches to understanding networks; Interesting applications of the above in areas such as computational sustainability

Eric F. Spina, Trustee Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1988
Fluid dynamics, compressible flows, turbulence

Laura J Steinberg, Professor
Ph.D., Duke University, 1993
Environmental Engineering

Alexander Stern, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1952
Structure/permeability relationships of ‘rubbery’ and ‘glassy’ ploymers; membrane processes for the separation of gases, vapors, and liquids.

Shelley  K. Stevens, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D. SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2007
Tissue Engineering

Radhakrishna Sureshkumar, Distinguished Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering; Chair
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware 1996
Complex fluids, Soft condensed matter, Rheology, Multiple phase systems, Nanotechnology, Sustainable energy production, Systems biology/metabolic engineering, Mathematical and numerical analysis

Jian Tang, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2006 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2006;
Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing, Green Computing and Networking, Cloud Computing, Data Centers, Algorithm Design and Analysis.

Lawrence L. Tavlarides, Professor
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1968
Indoor air quality/environmental engineering; Multiple phase systems; Sustainable energy production, Nuclear engineering

William C. Tetley, Part-Time Instructor

Chi Tien, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1958

Svetoslava Todorova
Ph.D., Syracuse University, Professor of Practice
Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Sustainable Engineering, Water and Wastewater Treatment

Pramod K. Varshney, Distinguished Professor; Research Director, NY State Center for Advanced Technology in Computer Applications and Software Engineering (CASE)
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1976
Communications, signal and image processing, multisensor data/information fusion, remote sensing, wireless communications, detection theory

Thomas D. Vedder, Instructor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering;
B.S., Syracuse University, 1970
Mechanical laboratory experimentation, microprocessor machine control design

Naveen Velagapudi, Adjunct
M.E., PSG Technology Institute, India, 1984
Quality management, project management, manufacturing automation

Senem Velipasalar, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Princeton University, 2007
Computer Vision, Video/Image Processing, Battery-Powered Embedded Smart Camera Systems, Distributed Multi-Camera Systems, Pattern Recognition, Statistical Learning, Signal Processing and Information Theory.

Hong Wang, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1985
Signal processing, communication engineering, radar/sonar systems

Yanzhi Wang, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Southern California, 2014
Control and Optimization of Energy Generation and Energy Storage Systems; Green and Sustainable Computing; Low-Power Circuits/Systems and Power Management; Extremely Low-Power Near-Threshold Computing and Emerging Technologies

David S. Wazenkewitz, Adjunct
B.S., Syracuse University
Environmental engineering and solid waste management

Volker Weiss, Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Physics;
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1957
Mechanical behavior of solids, materials science and engineering; computer applications

Heng Yin, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. The College of William and Mary, 2009
System Security, Malware Analysis and Detection Using Binary Analysis Technique; Network Security

Edmund Yu, Associate Professor

Angela Zachman, Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Bioengineering Program Director
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2014
Engineering therapeutic scaffolds for peripheral artery disease: Emphasis on proangiogenic and anti-inflammatory regulation.

Reza Zafarani, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2014
Big data, mainly in the order of billions, analyzing human behavior at scale using social media, and mining large-scale social media sites

Jianshun S. Zhang, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1991
Building environmental and mechanical systems, materials emissions and indoor air quality, room air and contaminant distributions, multizone air and air contaminant transports in buildings, building energy efficiency, integrated computer simulation tools for building environmental and mechanical system design, system analysis and optimization

Josef J. Zwislocki, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Sc.D. Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich 1948