Center for Materials Devices and Integrated Systems (CMDIS)

Ravishankar Sundararaman

Materials Science and Engineering
Research Interests: computational material science
electronic properties
nanomaterials
solid-liquid interfaces
electrochemistry
plasmonics
photonics
energy conversion and storage applications
Emphasis on collaboratively developing new theoretical and computational methods in open-source software

Jian Sun

Professor and Director, CFES
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Power factor correction
Power conversion
High-frequency
DC-DC
Communications
Analysis
Aerospace
AC-DC

Ganpati Ramanath

Materials Science and Engineering
Thin film
Sensors
Semiconductors
Nanotechnology
Nanomaterials
Microstructures
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
Nanotechnology
Electronic Materials
Semiconductors

Partha Dutta

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

Joe H. Chow

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

Rahmi Ozisik

Materials Science and Engineering
Supercritical fluid assisted processing
Protein structure and dynamics
Polymer processing and characterization
Polymer nanocomposites
Computational simulations

Esther A. Wertz

Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Experimental study of light-matter interactions at the single-molecule level
Design and characterization of plasmonic nanostructures
Super-resolution microscopy

Yaron Danon

Professor and Director of Gaerttner LINAC Center, NE Program Director
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Reactions, Nuclear Data, Novel neutron and x-ray sources
Novel radiation detectors

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

Li (Emily) Liu

Associate Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Neutron Scattering
Dynamics of Water
Structure and Dynamics of Nano-Materials and Macro-Molecules
Radiation Damage

Jie Lian

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

Wei Ji

Associate Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Reactor Core Analysis
Computational Methodology Development in Radiation Transport
Monte Carlo Modeling
Simulation in Stochastic Media

James Jianqiang Lu

Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
LED Display and Lighting, Solar Cell and Fuel Cell Technology
Nano-Micro-electronics, materials, devices, fabrication & Integration
Photonics
Power Electronics
Neutron Detection Devices
Smart System Hyper-Integration

Bruce Watson

Institute Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Inorganic chemistry of the Earth and terrestrial planets
Experimentation at high pressures and temperatures
Kinetics of reactions and diffusion
Early Earth history
Astrobiology
Earth materials
Numerical modeling of diffusion phenomena
Geochemical proxies
Isotope geochemistry

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

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

Vidhya Chakrapani

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Semiconductor Electrochemistry
Advanced materials
Quantum dot solar cells
Ultrafast spectroscopy
Li ion batteries
optical and electronic properties of Group III- Nitrides

Suvranu De

J Erik Jonsson '22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Department Head and Director, CeMSIM
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Virtual surgery
Computer modeling and simulation
Health care technology
Haptics

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

Georges Belfort

Institute Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Member, National Academy of Engineering
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Membrane separation processes
Transport phenomena
Interfacial phenomena and rheology
Bioseparations and sensors
Protein misfolding and aggregation
Intein technology

Gwo Ching Wang

Travelstead Institute Chair
Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Growth, characterization, and physics of thin films and nanostructures using state-of-art techniques
Development of RHEED surface pole figure analysis for monitoring textures in thin films and nanostructures

Johnson Samuel

Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Micro-manufacturing Processes: Micro-milling/drilling, Micro-EDM and Micro-ECM
Biomedical manufacturing: Patient-specific bone surgery, Carie removal, surgeon training
Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing): Fiber-reinforced soft composites, Surgeon training phantoms
Electrospinning: Multi-material fibers, yarns, coatings and textiles
Engineering education

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
Architecture
Building Architecture & Design
Built Ecologies
Building Energy Generation

Jim Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications and Tetherless World Chair of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences
Computer Science
Semantic Web
Artificial Intelligence
World Wide Web / Web Science

Wei Zhou

Lecturer
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Waste Management (Risk and Safety Assessment)
Reservoir Simulation
Environmental System Analysis
Coupled Processes in Porous Media

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

Kim Michelle Lewis

Associate Department Head and Associate Professor
Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Electron Transport in Nanoscale Systems and Junctions
Electrical Characterization of Biological Systems
Molecular Electronics
Condensed Matter Physics

Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc

Professor and Associate Department Head for Graduate Affairs
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

Curt Breneman

Dean of the School of Science, Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Cheminformatics
Materials Informatics
Drug Discovery Software
Computational ADME/Tox
Data Analytics

Ying Chen

Materials Science and Engineering
Nanoscale metallic systems and their mechanical properties
Shape memory materials
Stability and mechanical properties of nanomaterials
Microstructure design
Integrated computational and experimental research
Mesocale and multiscale materials modeling

Aram Chung

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Microfluidics
Biomicrofluidics
Optofluidics
Inertial Microfluidics
Microfluidic Biotechnology
Cell Mechanics

Peter Fox

Tetherless World Constellation Chair
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Environmental informatics
Data Science
Semantic eScience
Materials Informatics
Data Analytics

Sangwoo Lee

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Polymer Thermodynamics
Mesoscale Structures in Inhomogeneous Polymers
Material Design and Synthesis

Jian Shi

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

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

Deepak Vashishth

Director of Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Bone
osteoporosis
Tissue Engineering
Regenerative Medicine
Glycation
Diabetes
Glycation
Osteocalcin
Osteopontin
Collagen
Fracture
entrepreneurship
biotechnology