Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES)

Luigi Vanfretti

Associate Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
electric power engineering
power systems
system identification
synchrophasor measurement technology and applications
modeling and simulation of physical and cyber-physical systems
physical and cyber-physical systems stability and control
real-time hardware-in-the-loop simulation
smart grid

Mona M. Hella

Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
High speed circuits for wireless/optical transceivers
Millimeter wave and THz integrated circuits
biomedical and energy harvesting interface ICs

John F. McDonald

Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
communication theory
coding and switching theory
computer architecture
integrated circuit design
high frequency packaging
digital signal processing

Koushik Kar

Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
routing and traffic management in computer networks
congestion control and fair resource allocation
ad-hoc and sensor networks

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

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

Liping Huang

Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, School of Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Thermal sensors
Porous materials
Nanomaterials
Glass materials
Energy
Computational modeling
Ceramic materials

Partha Dutta

Professor
School of Engineering
Semiconductor Optoelectronics
Nanotechnology
Crystal Growth
Solar Thermal Energy
Full Spectrum Photovoltaics
Full Spectrum Solid State Lighting

Joe H. Chow

NAE, Institute 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

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

Jie Lian

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

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
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Mattheos Koffas

Dorothy and Fred Chau ΚΌ71 Career Development Constellation Professor in Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Metabolic Engineering
Industrial Microbiology
Synthetic Biology
Natural Products

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

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

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

T. Paul Chow

Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Semiconductor Power Devices and ICs
Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
Semiconductors, Electronics and Circuits

Jian Shi

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

Meng Wang

Assistant Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Machine learning
Power systems
Signal Processing
High-dimensional data analysis

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

Michael Shur

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