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Faculty receiving promotion and tenure fall 2019.

Fall Ushers in Faculty Promotions & Tenure


Faculty members across the college enjoy well-earned promotions and tenure as we lean into the fall semester. Congratulations to all.

Promoted to Full Professors

Qiang He

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research: Environmental biotechnology, water quality, environmental microbiology and renewable energy

He, Qiang CEE



Husheng Li

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Research: Wireless communications, signal processing, information theory and networking

Husheng Li



Xueping Li

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research: Complex systems modeling, simulation and optimization; healthcare logistics; supply chain management; scheduling; information assurance

Xueping Li



Kivanc Ekici

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Unsteady aerodynamics, turbomachinery, computational fluid dynamics, gas turbine propulsion and aerodynamic design and parallel computation

Kivanc Ekici



Feng-Yuan Zhang

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Sustainable energy and alternative fuel, low-emission combustion engines, thermal/fluid sciences, MEMS/NEMS, micro-/nano-scale transport, micro fluidics and heat transfer, advanced electron/optical/laser/X-ray spectroscopies

Feng Yuan Zhang



Zhili Zhang

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Radar REMPI, laser diagnostics and plasma dynamics

Zhili Zhang



Xiaopeng Zhao

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Brain-computer Interface, wearable healthcare, computational neuroscience, computational physiology, biomedical informatics, signal processing, machine learning, statistics, epidemic modeling and control, biomechanics, micro- and nano-systems, impact and vibration, system identification, systems dynamics, feedback control, optimal control, agent-based modeling, complex systems, nonlinear dynamics, bifurcation and chaos, stochastic dynamics

Xiaopeng Zhao



Jason Hayward

Nuclear Engineering

Research: Radiation instrumentation, especially for nonproliferation technologies and imaging.

Jason Hayward



Tenured and Promoted to Associate Professor

Siris Laursen

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Research: Directed design of advanced catalytic materials and processes, renewable energy and fuels from biomass, catalytic reduction of CO2 to C1 fuel sources and fine chemicals, fundamental surface science, chemical reaction kinetics, electro-catalysis, photo-catalysis, quantum chemical modeling

Siris Laursen



Joshua Sangoro

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Research: Polymer physics and chemistry; thin films, membranes, and electronic materials

Joshua Sangoro



Jon Hathaway

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research: Urban pollutant fate and transport; green infrastructure; low impact development; anthropogenic influences on the environment; innovative monitoring instrumentation; stormwater runoff effects on human and ecological health; coupled human and natural systems

Jon Hathaway



Timothy Truster

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research: Crystal plasticity of structural materials, composite material modeling, stabilized numerical methods, high performance computing

Tim Truster



Daniel Costinett

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Research: Resonant and soft switching power converter design, high efficiency wired and wireless power supplies, on-chip power conversion, medical power supplies, and electric vehicle

Daniel Costinett



Haixuan Xu

Materials Science and Engineering

Research: Electronic and atomic-level simulations of defect properties and evolution in advanced structural and energy materials

Haixuan Xu



Anming Hu

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: 3D printing, laser direct writing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, nanotechnology for energy, electronics, sensing and environmental applications, nano joining, nano brazing, surface enhanced spectroscopy

Anming Hu



Andy Sarles

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Biomimetic membranes for sensing, energy conversion, and actuation; uncovering membrane-nanomaterial interactions; active surfaces for sensing, controlled wetting/dewetting, and actuation; tonotopic structures for passive separation of mechanical energy

Andy Sarles



Caleb Rucker

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Robotics, solid mechanics, medical applications, computer aided surgery

Caleb Rucker



Jamie Coble

Nuclear Engineering

Research: Fault detection, diagnostics, and prognostics; equipment condition assessment; process monitoring for safeguards and control; risk-informed maintenance and control

Jamie Coble



Promoted to Rosenberg Associate Professor of Practice

Matthew Young

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Research: Engineering pedagogical methods; robotics and controls; machine design; additive manufacturing

Matthew Young

 

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