Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES)

Jian Sun

Professor and Director, CFES
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Power factor correction
Power conversion

Ganpati Ramanath

Materials Science and Engineering
Thin film
Microelectronics technology
Materials processing
Materials for microelectronic systems
Manufacturing processes
Electronic devices
Signature thrust: Nanotechnology

Robert Hull

Henry Burlage Jr. Professor of Engineering and Director of Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems
Materials Science and Engineering
Electronic Materials

Partha Dutta

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Process development
Large-scale manufacturing
Infrared photodetectors
Free space optical communication
Electronic and optoelectronic device fabrication

Joe H. Chow

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Web simulator
Voltage stability analysis
Voltage and power dispatch
Sensitivity analysis
Rated-capacity operation
Loadflow models
FACTS controllers
Dynamic models
Dispatch strategies
Damping control
Converter based
Computational tools

Jie Lian

Associate Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Advanced Nuclear Materials
Nano-scale Characterization
Graphene Composites

Nikhil Koratkar

John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Chair Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Smart Materials and Structures
Graphene Electrodes
Electricity Energy Storage
Carbon Nanotubes

Chang Y. Ryu

Professor, Director of NY State Center for Polymer Synthesis
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Sustainable Polymer Materials
Block Copolymer Self-assembly
Structure-property-relationships of polymeric materials
Polymer HPLC and Large Scale Purification
Viscoelasticity, polymer thermal characterization
Electron Microscopy & Surface analysis/modification

K. V. Lakshmi

Associate Professor, Scientific Director, Baruch '60 Center For Biochemical Solar Energy Research
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Physical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Cheminformatics and Computational Chemistry
Polymers, Materials and Energy
Green Chemistry and Sustainability
Solar Energy Conversion
Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis

Michael Amitay

Professor and James L. Decker '45 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering and Director, Center for Flow Physics and Control (CeFPaC).
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Experimental Aerodynamics
Experimental fluid mechanics
Active and passive Flow Control

B. Wayne Bequette

Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS)
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Diabetes technology: blood glucose monitoring and control
Chemical and energy process systems: automation and control
Smart grid automation

Anna Dyson

Associate Professor and Director, Center for Architecture Science and Ecology
Building Architecture & Design
Built Ecologies
Building Energy Generation

Meng Wang

Assistant Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Smart Grid
Wide-area Networking
Signal Processing
High-dimensional data analysis

Michael Shur

Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Solid State Devices
Semiconductor Devices
Integrated Circuits

Daniel Lewis

Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Mesoscopic Modeling in Materials
Morphological Evolution
Fuel Cells and Electrochemial Energy Conversion
Phase Transformations and Phase Diagrams

Jian Shi

Materials Science and Engineering
Energy Conversion, Piezoelectricity
Solar Cells, Semiconducting Water Splitting
Strongly Correlated Oxides
Neuromorphic Computing

Farhan Gandhi

Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr Chair in Engineering
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Smart and Adaptive Structures for Rotocraft
Material Systems
Cellular Structures

Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc

Professor and Associate Head of Graduate Studies
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Thermal and Thermoelectric Metrology
Solid-State Thermoelectric Energy Conversion
Interface and Composite Materials Conductance
Heat Conduction Fundamentals
Advanced Manufacturing of Thermoelectric Devices
Solid-State Heat Pump Systems
Solid-State Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Systems
Thermal Energy Storage Composites and Systems