Manu Platt, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2006, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
Research interests: Tissue remodeling in regenerative medicine; Microenvironmental cues modulating stem cell signaling networks.
Julie Champion, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Santa Barbara
Research interests: Interface of engineering, materials science, biology and medicine; Specific focus on nanoscale materials that interact with biological systems in a therapeutic fashion.
Michael Filler, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2006, Stanford University
Research interests: Nanostructured materials and architectures; Photovoltaics.
Carsten Sievers, Assistant Professor
Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (DSc), 2006, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Research interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, reactor design, applied spectroscopy, and characterization and synthesis of solid materials.
Mark Styczynski, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2007, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research interests: Interface of engineering, bioinformatics, molecular biology, and analytical chemistry.
Krista Walton, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2005, Vanderbilt University
Research interests: Metal-Organic Frameworks for Adsorption Separations, Nanostructured Media for Air Purification, Multifunctional Structures for Reactive Adsorption, Porous Materials for Controlled Storage and Release.
Yongsheng Chen, Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 1995, Nankai University
Research Interests: Potential environmental applications of nanotechnology, including synthesizing novel nanomaterials for removal of contaminants from different media and monitoring environmental pollutants and environmental implications of nanotechnology addressing potentially adverse impacts of nanomaterials, especially the fate, transport, transformation, bioaccumulation, and toxicity of nanomaterials in the environment.
John Crittenden, Director, Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems. Hightower Chair and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Degree: Ph.D. 2004, University of Vermont
Research interests:Pollution Prevention, Physical Chemical Treatment Processes; Transport of Organics in Saturated and Unsaturated Groundwater, Modeling of Fixed-Bed Reactors and Adsorbers; Sol-Gel Chemistry for Preparation of Zeolites and Catalysts, Surface Chemistry and Thermodynamics; Mass Transfer, Numerical Methods, Modeling of Wastewater and Water Treatment Processes.
Carlos S Grijalva, Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2002, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Research interests:Real-time power systems security and computation; Grid integration of large-scale renewable energy; Smart grid modeling; Electricity information systems; Electricity markets and economics.
Mattieu Bloch, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2002, Université de Franche-Comte
Research interests: Communications and information theory; Error-control coding; Wireless communications; Physical-layer security.
Santanu Dey, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2007, Purdue University
Research interests:large-scale optimization, mixed integer programming, and applications of discrete optimization in logistics and computational biology.
J. Brandon Dixon, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2006, Texas A&M University
Research interests: Lymphatics, lipid metabolism, biomechanics, biomedical optics, image processing, and tissue engineering.
Baratunde A. Cola , Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2008, Purdue University
Research interests: Microelectromechanical systems; energy transport and conversion in nanostructures; nanomaterial synthesis; thermal properties measurements; and microfluidics.
Satish Kumar, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2007, Purdue University
Research interests: Micro-nano heat transfer, electro-thermal transport, nanoscale materials and devices, computational fluid dynamics, bio-fluids, and electronics cooling.
Yan Wang, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2003, University of Pittsburgh
Research interests: Modeling and simulation, nanoscale CAD/CAM/CAE, and product lifecycle management.
Lei Zhu, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. 2007, Stanford University
Research interests: X-ray imaging system development, algorithm design for tomographic reconstruction, imaging applications in radiation therapy, and advanced radiation therapy planning.