Center for Computational Innovations (CCI)

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

William Henshaw

Margaret A. Darrin Distinguished Professor in Applied Mathematics
Mathematical Sciences
Numerical methods for PDEs
adaptive and overlapping grids
incompressible and compressible flows, fluid-structure interactions, solid mechanics and electromagnetics
high-order accurate methods
Overture framework http://www.OvertureFramework.org

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

Catalin R. Picu

Professor and Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Mechanics of Solids
Micro- and Nano-Mechanics of Crystalline Defects
Atomistic Simulations

Bulent Yener

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

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

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

Curt Breneman

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

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

Rick Relyea

David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair; Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project
Biological Sciences
Ecology
Disease ecology
Ecotoxicology
Evolution
Animal behavior

Onkar Sahni

Associate Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Fluid Mechanics
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Turbulence Simulations
Computational Mechanics
High-Performance and Parallel Computing

Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc

Professor and Associate Department Head for Graduate Affairs
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Multiscale Thermal and Thermoelectric Sensing and Metrology
Sustainable Buildings Thermal Systems
Solid-State Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Materials Devices and Systems
Surgery and Medical Devices
Advanced Manufacturing of Thermoelectric Devices
Interface and Composite Materials Conductance
Heat Conduction Fundamentals
Thermal Energy Storage Fundamentals