Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA)

Donald Schwendeman

Professor, Department Head
Mathematical Sciences
Numerical methods for PDEs
Fluid-structure interaction problems
Gas dynamics and wave propagation
Multi-scale and multiphase reactive flow
Adaptive and parallel algorithms
Mathematics for industrial applications

Bolek Szymanski

Claire & Roland Schmitt Distinguished Prof. of Computer Science
Computer Science
network science
computer networks
Energy and the Environment
Computation & Information Technology
parallel and distributed computing

T. Ravichandran (Ravi)

Irene and Robert Bozzone '55 Distinguished Chair, Professor of Information Systems, Associate Dean for Research, Area Coordinator for Marketing, Operations and Information Systems
Lally School of Management
Information Technology Management
Supply Chain Management
Business Strategy
Networks and Value Creation
IT Strategy

Bulent Yener

Director, Data Science Research Center
Computer Science
complex networks
medical informatics
security and privacy
computer networks
combinatorial optimization

Francine Berman

Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Computer Science
Data Policy and Cyberinfrastructure
Data Preservation and Stewardship
High Performance Computing
Grid Computing

Johnson Samuel

Assistant Professor
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

Peter Fox

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

Curt Breneman

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

Kristin Bennett

Associate Director of the IDEA
Mathematical Sciences
Machine Learning, Data Mining, Data Science
Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics
Combining operations research and artificial intelligence problem solving methods.
Mathematical programming approaches to problems in artificial intelligence such as machine learning, neural networks, pattern recognition, and planning.
Application of these techniques to medical, financial and scientific problems.
Mathematical programming approaches to other areas in computer sciences such as genetic algorithms and database query optimization.
Innovative pedagogy in data analytics education.

Deepak Vashishth

Director of Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Tissue Engineering
Regenerative Medicine