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NameTitleAreas of ConcentrationDepartmentAdditional Affiliations
Sunil AgrawalProfessor of Mechanical EngineeringDesign of intelligent machines using non-linear system theoretic principles, computational algorithms for planning and optimization, design of novel rehabilitation machines, training algorithms for functional rehabilitation of neural impaired adults and childrenMechanical Engineering
Alfred V. AhoLawrence Gussman Professor of Computer ScienceCompilers, programming languages, software engineering, algorithms, quantum computing, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Peter K. AllenProfessor of Computer ScienceRobotics, Computer Vision, 3D Modeling, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Dimitris AnastassiouCharles Batchelor Professor in Electrical EngineeringComputational systems biology; Inference of biological mechanisms in cancer; Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Gerard A. AteshianDepartment Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical EngineeringBiomechanics and Mechanics of Materials, Control, Design, and Manufacturing; Cartilage mechanics, biotribology, and tissue engineering, diarthrodial joint mechanics, soft tissue mechanics, computer-assisted surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
William E. BaileyAssociate Professor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsNanoscale magnetic films and heterostructures, materials issues in spin-polarized transport, materials engineering of magnetic dynamics, Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Guillaume BalProfessor of Applied MathematicsApplied mathematics, wave propagation in random media and applications to time reversal, inverse problems with applications to medical imaging and earth science, Applied MathematicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Scott A. BantaAssociate Professor of Chemical EngineeringProtein and metabolic engineering, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Katayun BarmakPhilips Electronics Professor of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsProcessing and structure (crystal structure and microstructure) relationships to electrical and magnetic properties of metal films; developing transmission electron microscopy automated orientation imaging techniques that can be applied to the study of nanostructured materials; use of differential scanning calorimetry for the study solid state reactions and phase transformations in thin films.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Peter BelhumeurProfessor of Computer ScienceComputer Vision, Biometrics, Face Regognition, Computational Photography, Computer Graphics, Biological Species Identification, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Steven M. BellovinProfessor of Computer ScienceInternet security, computer security, privacy, information technology policy, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Keren BergmanDepartment Chair and Professor of Electrical EngineeringOptical networking and communications: fiber optic networks, optical interconnects from chip-scale to data centers and high performance computing systems, photonic networks-on-chip, silicon nanophotonicsElectrical Engineering
Bruce BerneHiggins Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical EngineeringStructural and dynamic processes in condensed phase systems and biomacromolecular systemsChemical Engineering
Raimondo BettiDepartment Chair and Professor of Civil EngineeringStructural Dynamics, Earthquake Engineering, Soil-Structure Interaction, Dynamic Control of Structure, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Daniel BienstockProfessor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchCombinatorial optimization and integer programming, parallel computing, applications to telecommunications , Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations ResearchApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Simon BillingeProfessor of Materials Science and Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsNanoscale structure-property relationships in functional nanomaterials studied using novel x-ray and neutron scattering techniques coupled with advanced computing; solving the nanostructure problemApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Jose BlanchetAssociate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchApplied probability, Computational finance, MCMC, Queueing theory, Rare-event analysis, Simulation methodology, and Risk theory. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Bruno A. BoleyProfessor of Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsStructural mechanics, high-temperature behavior of solids and structure, heat conduction in solids, melting and solidification, microstructure of solidsCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Allen H. BoozerProfessor of Applied PhysicsPlasma theory, theory of magnetic confinement for fusion energy, nonlinear dynamics, Applied Physics. Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Louis BrusSamuel Latham Mitchell Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical EngineeringPhysical chemistry of materials, interfaces, nanocrystals, and nanotubes, especially in relation to optical and electronic propertiesChemical Engineering
Mark A. CaneG. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematicsclimate dynamics, physical oceanography, geophysical fluid dynamics, computational fluid dynamics, impacts of climate on society, El Niño forecastingApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Luca CarloniProfessor of Computer Science Computer-Aided Design, Embedded Systems, Multi-Core Platform Architectures, Cyber-Physical Systems, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Augustin ChaintreauAssistant Professor of Computer ScienceMobile Computing, Social Network Applications, Networked Algorithms, computer scienceComputer Science
Siu-Wai ChanProfessor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsNanoparticles, electronic ceramics, grain boundaries and interfaces, oxide thin films, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Kartik ChandranAssociate Professor of Earth and Environmental EngineeringEnvironmental Biotechnology, Environmental Nanotechnology, Environmental Microbiology, Public Health Microbiology, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Bioenergetics (Microbial fuel cells and biofuels), Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Shih-Fu ChangRichard DIcker Professor of the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceVideo Analysis and Search, Multimedia, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Signal Processing, Electrical EngineeringElectrical EngineeringComputer Science
Xi ChenAssociate Professor of Earth and Environmental EngineeringNanotechnology, biotechnology, energy/environment, and computation. more detail: Mechanobiology and molecular biomechanics, Novel nanoporous energy absorption and harvesting materials, Nanomechanics of nanostructures, Nanoindentation theory and experiment, Mechanical self-assembly, Multi-phase solid-fluid interactions, Multi-scale computational mechanics, and Mechanics of thin films and small material structures, Civil EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Xi ChenAssistant Professor of Computer ScienceAlgorithmic Game Theory And Economics, Complexity Theory, computer scienceComputer Science
Jingguang ChenThayer Lindsley Professor of Chemical EngineeringSurface science studies of metal carbides and bimetallic alloys as novel catalytic materials. Synthesis and characterization of thin films for applications in fuel cells, chemical sensors, solar cells, and hard-coating materials.Chemical Engineering
Maria ChudnovskyAssociate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchGraph theory and Combinatorial optimization, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Andrew J. ColeAssistant Professor of Applied PhysicsApplied PhysicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael CollinsVikram S. Pandit Professor in Computer ScienceMachine learningComputer Science
Patricia J. CulliganProfessor of Civil EngineeringGroundwater flow and contaminant transport; centrifuge modeling, urban environments and sustainability, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Gautam DasguptaProfessor of Civil EngineeringContinuum mechanics, Waves in random media, High accuracy finite and boundary elements, Shape analysis in life science applications, Symbolic Computation and Computer Mathematics, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
George DeodatisThe Santiago and Robertina Calatrava Family Professor of Civil EngineeringProbabilistic mechanics, reliability and safety analysis of structures, risk assessment and risk management of civil infrastructure systems, earthquake engineering, hazards analysis, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Paul DiamentProfessor of Electrical EngineeringMicro devices and Physical Principles: Electromagnetics, microwaves, antennas, optics, fiber optics, stochastic processes in financial economics, applied mathematics, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Paul F. DubyDepartment Chair and Professor of Earth and Environmental EngineeringElectrochemical and hydrometallurgical processes; corrosion of metals; water chemistry; mineral waste treatment and recovery, Mineral Engineering, Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Vincent DuchêneAssistant Professor of Applied MathematicsApplied mathematicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Christopher J. DurningProfessor of Chemical EngineeringMolecular design and modification of material surfaces, biophysics and soft matter physics, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Stephen A. EdwardsAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceEmbedded systems, domain-specific languages, compilers, hardware-software codesign, computer-aided design, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Daniel P. EllisAssociate Professor of Electrical EngineeringAudio signal processing and classification, models of auditory processing, speech recognition, Music information retrieval, machine learning, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Steven K. FeinerProfessor of Computer ScienceComputer graphics and user interfaces, augmented reality and virtual environments, mobile and wearable computing, knowledge-based design of graphics and multimedia, computer games, information visualization, hypermedia, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Maria Q. FengRenwick Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsSustainability of civil infrastructural systems through multidisciplinary research on sensors, smart structures, and sensor-based structural health monitoring and system control for intelligent maintenance to minimize life-cycle cost and enhance system safety against natural and man-made hazardsCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Jacob FishRobert A. W. and Christine S. Carleton Professor in Civil EngineeringMultiscale Science and Engineering with applications to aerospace, automotive industry, civil engineering, biological and material sciencesCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Christine P. FlemingAssistant Professor of Electrical EngineeringOptical imaging and spectroscopy instruments for applications in cardiac electrophysiology and interventional cardiologyElectrical Engineering
George FlynnHiggins Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical EngineeringScanning Tunneling Microscopy of absorbates: self assembly processes at interfacial layers; investigations of subsurface environmental problems; nanoscale studies of molecular electronics; materials research on nanoparticlesChemical Engineering
Morton B. FriedmanProfessor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsMathematics, system analysis, parallel processing algorithms, probability and statisticsCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Guillermo GallegoLiu Family Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchInventory control, yield management, production planning, scheduling, semi-conductor manufacturing, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Roxana GeambasuAssistant Professor of Computer ScienceDistributed Systems, The Web, Security And Privacy, Operating Systems, DatabasesComputer Science
Pierre GentineAssistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineeringapplied mathematics, land-atmosphere interactions, soil-vegetation-transfer-atmosphere models, applications of stochastic processes to hydrology and atmospheric boundary-layer, stochastic rainfall and soil moisture, data-assimilation (filtering) of remote sensing measurements to estimate land-surface variables, applied mathematicsEarth and Environmental Engineering
Donald GoldfarbAlexander and Hermine Avanessians Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchAlgorithms for linear, quadratic, and nonlinear programming, network flows, large sparse systems, telecommunications applications, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Vineet GoyalAssistant Professordevelopment of tractable approaches for dynamic optimization problems under uncertainty and their applications in electricity markets, revenue management and supply-chain and inventory managementIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Luis GravanoProfessor of Computer ScienceDatabases, Information Retrieval, Web Search, computer scienceComputer Science
Eitan GrinspunAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceComputer graphics and scientific computing, computational mechanics, mathematical foundations of graphics, discrete differential geometry, computer scienceComputer Science
Jonathan L. GrossProfessor of Computer ScienceComputational aspects of topological graph theory and knot theory, enumerative analysis, and combinatorial models.  Applications to network layouts on higher-order surfaces and to interactive computer-graphics of weaves and links, Computer ScienceComputer Science
X. Edward GuoProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringBone mechanics, bone adaptation to mechanical loads and its cellular/molecular mechanisms, computational modeling of biological tissues, cellular biomechanics, imaging analysis of bone microstructure, micropatterning of cells, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Xuedong HeAssistant ProfessorBehavioral finance, portfolio choice and stochastic control, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Tony HeinzDavid M. Rickey Professor of Optical Communications (Electrical Engineering) and Professor of Physics (Arts and Sciences)Nanoscale materials and their properties, light/matter interactions, and photonics; Micro devices and Physical Principles, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Henry HessAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringEngineering at the molecular scale, in particular the design of active nanosystems incorporating biomolecular motors, the study of active self-assembly, and the investigation of protein-resistant polymer coatingsBiomedical Engineering
Irving HermanProfessor of Applied Physicsnanocrystals, optical spectroscopy of nanostructured materials, laser diagnostics of thin film processing, mechanical properties of nanomaterialsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Andreas H. HielscherProfessor of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering and Radiology Director, Biophotonics & Optical Radiology LaboratoryMedical Imaging, Biomedical Optics, Tomographic Image reconstruction, medical instrumentation, image processing, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Elizabeth M. C. HillmanAssociate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology (Health Sciences)2D and 3D optical imaging, development and application of new optical imaging technologies, microscopy and spectroscopy, in vivo function and physiology, brain, cardiac and dermal and molecular imaging, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Julia HirschbergDepartment Chair and Professor of Computer ScienceNatural language processing, Computer ScienceComputer Science
James C. HoneProfessor of Mechanical EngineeringMEMS and Nanotechnology, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Hayden HuangAssistant Professor of Biomedical EngineeringGeneral responses of cells to physical stimuli, mechanotransduction, cell mechanical properties and adhesion, with focus on cardiovasculature. Development of instrumentation and new techniques for probing cells, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Clark T. HungProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringEffects of physical, mechanical, and chemical stimuli on musculoskeletal cells related to cellular and tissue engineering, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
James S. ImProfessor of Materials Science (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsLaser-induced crystallization of thin films, phase transformations and nucleation in condensed systems, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Materials Science.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Garud IyengarDepartment Chair and Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchInformation Theory, Convex Optimization, Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization, Robust Optimization, Networks, Mechanism Design, Portfolio selection, Revenue Management, Empirical Finance, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Christopher R. JacobsAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringUnderstanding the molecular mechanisms that allow cells of the skeletal system to sense and respond to mechanical stimulation, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Tony JebaraAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceMachine Learning, Vision, graphs, Spatio-Temporal Modeling, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Pedrag R. JelenkovicProfessor of Electrical EngineeringNetworking and Communications: mathematical foundations of communication networks with emphasis on emerging services and traffic paradigms, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Jingyue JuSamuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor of Engineering and Professor of Chemical EngineeringGenomics Science and Engineering, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Gail E. KaiserProfessor of Computer ScienceSocial software engineering, collaborative work, privacy and security, software reliability, self-managing systems, parallel and distributed systems, Web technologies, information management, and software development environments and tools Computer Science
Lance C. KamAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringMicro- and nano-scale engineering of biological systems, Cell signaling, Neuroscience, Immunology, NanoMedicine, Cell membrane biophysics, Microscopy in cellular and molecular bioengineering, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Shiho KawashimaAssistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsRheological behavior and fresh-state microstructure of concrete, nanomodification and nanocharacterization of cementitious materials, sustainable infrastructural materialsCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
John R. KenderProfessor of Computer ScienceComputer vision; video understanding; visual user interfaces, medical image processing, artificial intelligence, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Angelos D. KeromytisAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceComputer and Network Security, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Martha KimAssistant Professor of Computer ScienceComputer Architecture, Hardware Systems, Hardware/Software Interaction and Parallel Hardware and Software Systems, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Philip KimProfessor of Physics and of Applied PhysicsExperimental condensed matter physics with an emphasis on physical properties and applications of nanoscale low-dimensional materialsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Peter KingetProfessor of Electrical EngineeringDesign of analog, mixed signal and RF integrated circuits in nano-scale CMOS for CyberPhysical SystemsElectrical Engineering
Jeffrey T. KobersteinPercy K. and Vida L. W. Hudson Professor of Chemical EngineeringMolecular design and modification of material surfaces, biophysics and soft matter physics, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Elisa E. KonofagouAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringUltrasonics (imaging and therapy), elasticity imaging, signal and image processing, soft tissue mechanics, wave propagation, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
S. G. Steven KouProfessor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchDerivatives, Investment, Financial Engineering; Mathematical and computational finance, simulation, queueing theory, mathematical statistics, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Harish KrishnaswamyAssistant Professor Theory and design of silicon-based radio-frequency (RF) and millimeter-wave integrated circuits and systemsElectrical Engineering
Sanat K. KumarDepartment Chair and Professor of Chemical EngineeringBiophysics and soft matter physics, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Ioannis KymissisAssociate Professor of Electrical EngineeringThin film semiconductors, Organic semiconductors, Displays, Sensors, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Jeffrey W. KysarProfessor of Mechanical EngineeringBiomechanics and Mechanics of Materials, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Klaus S. LacknerDepartment Chair and the Maurice Ewing and T. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics (Earth and Environmental Engineering, Henry Krumb School of Mines)Carbon management; alternative fuels and energy management; fluid mechanics and transport processes; applied physics; carbon capture, including air capture; sequestration, including mineralization and sub-seabed storage; carbon electrochemistry; zero-emission cement kilns; scale; geophysics, Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Andrew F. LaineDepartment Chair and Percy K. and Vida L. W. Hudson Professor of Biomedical EngineeringMathematical analysis and quantification of medical images, signal and image processing, computer-aided diagnosis, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Upmanu LallAlan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering and of Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsHydroclimatology, nonlinear dynamics, and applied statistics; natural hazards, water systems, and risk management; water technologies for developing countries; Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Javad LavaeiAssistant Professor of Electrical EngineeringControl systems, networks, power systems, and optimizationElectrical Engineering
Aurel A. LazarProfessor of Electrical EngineeringIn silico: neural encoding in and systems identification of sensory systems, principles of spike processing and massively parallel neural computation. In vivo: the olfactory system of the Drosophila, the nature of odor signal processing in the antennal lobe of the fruit fly.Electrical Engineering
Edward F. LeonardProfessor of Chemical EngineeringBlood-material interactions, immunophysics, modeling intracellular signaling; biophysics and soft matter physics; Chemical Engineering, Biomedical EngineeringChemical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Pierre-David LetourneauAssistant Professor of Applied Mathematics in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsApplied mathematicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Tim Siu-Tang LeungAssistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchStochastic modeling and optimal control problems in finance, with an emphasis on employee stock options and credit riskIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Jung-Chi LiaoAssistant ProfessorMolecular motors, which are ubiquitous protein nanomachines that convert chemical energy (e.g. ATP hydrolysis) into mechanical work to perform diverse functions, such as gene replication, cell division, cell migration, axonal transport, and many other functions, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Qiao LinAssociate Professor of Mechanical EngineeringMEMS and Nanotechnology, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Hoe I. LingProfessor of Civil EngineeringGeotechnical Engineering, Geosynthetics, Centrifuge Modeling, Soil Behavior, Seismic Performance of Earth Structures, Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Richard W. LongmanProfessor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil EngineeringControl, Design, and Manufacturing, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Helen H. LuAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringInterface tissue engineering and the formulation of complex tissue systems, stratified scaffold design and multi-scale models to evaluate heterotypic cellular interactions, development of polymer-ceramic composite biomaterials for orthopaedic and dental applications, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Tal MalkinAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceCryptography, complexity theory, security, randomized algorithms, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Chris MarianettiAssociate Professorpredicting materials properties from first-principles computations; materials with energy related applications; density-functional theory; dynamical mean-field theory; transition-metal oxides; actinides, energy storage and conversion materialsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael E. MauelProfessor of Applied Physicsplasma physics, waves & instabilities, fusion & equilibrium control; space physics; plasma processing, international energy policyApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Nicholas MaxemchukProfessor of Electrical EngineeringNetworks -- network routing, flow control, and media access, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Ann McDermottEsther Breslow Professor of Biological ChemistryThe ability of naturally occurring proteins to catalyze chemical reactions, focusing on the inherent flexibility of enzymes and the coordination of chemistry to conformational exchange, using magnetic resonance methodsChemical Engineering
Kathleen R. McKeownHenry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer ScienceArtificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Summarization and Question Answering, Multimedia Systems, Digital Libraries, Computer ScienceComputer Science
V. Faye McNeillAssociate Professor of Chemical EngineeringAtmospheric Chemistry, Air Pollution, Aerosols, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Nima MesgaraniAssistant Professor of Electrical EngineeringElectrical engineeringElectrical Engineering
Christian MeyerProfessor of Civil EngineeringStructural Analysis and Design, Earthquake Engineering, Concrete Structures, Concrete Technology, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Vishal MisraAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceNetworking, Modeling and Performance Evaluation, Information Theory, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Debasis MitraProfessor of Electrical EngineeringElectrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Vijay ModiProfessor of Mechanical EngineeringEnergy, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat/Mass Transfer, MEMS and Nanotechnology, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Barclay Morrison IIIVice Chair and Associate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringTraumatic brain injury, injury biomechanics, brain constitutive properties, neural engineering, neural prosthetics, genomics, mechano transduction, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Van C. MowStanley Dicker Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Orthopedic Engineering (Orthopedic Surgery, Health Sciences)Soft tissue biomechanics (including articular cartilage, meniscus and intervertebral disc), biomechanics of osteoarthritis, cell-matrix interactions, mechano-signal transduction, and functional tissue engineering, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Kristin MyersAssistant Professor of Mechanical EngineeringSoft Tissue Biomechanics (Reproductive and Ocular Tissue), mechanical engineeringMechanical Engineering
Arvind NarayanaswamyAssistant Professor of Mechanical EngineeringNanoscale thermal transport, energy conversion, nanoscale radiative transfer, electromagnetic wave propagation, Casimir and van der Waals forces, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Gerald A. NavratilThomas Alva Edison Professor of Applied PhysicsPlasma physics, plasma diagnostics, fusion energy science, Applied Physics. Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Shree K. NayarT. C. Chang Professor of Computer ScienceComputer Vision, Computational Imaging, Computer Graphics, Robotics, Human-Computer Interfaces, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Jason NiehAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceOperating systems, distributed systems, mobile computing, cloud computing, thin-client computing, performance evaluation, computer scienceComputer Science
Steven M. NowickProfessor of Computer ScienceAsynchronous and mixed timing circuits, computer-aided digital design, low-power and high-performance digital systems, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Ismail Cevdet NoyanDepartment Chair, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Earth and Environmental EngineeringMechanical response of crystalline materials over various length scales, extending x-ray characterization techniques for bulk structures to microdomains, with particular emphasis on ULSI chip structuresApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Ben O'ShaughnessyProfessor of Chemical EngineeringCellular biophysics, cell division (cytokinesis), cell migration, viruses and mechanisms of infection, membrane fusion in cell trafficking and secretion, cellular forces and force transduction, Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Elizabeth OlsonAssociate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Auditory Biophysics (in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery)Mechanics of hearing: Transmission of sound through the middle ear, the basis for frequency tuning in the inner ear, in particular the operation of the cochlear amplifier. Cochlear implants.Biomedical Engineering
Mariana Olvera-CraviotoAssistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchApplied probability, stochastic processes, stochastic recursions and ranking algorithms, queueing theory, heavy-tailed phenomenaIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Vanessa OrtizAssistant Professor of Chemical EngineeringMulti-scale modeling, with applications to biological macromolecules and biomaterials, as well as the stability and dynamics of self assembled supra-molecular structuresChemical Engineering
Richard Osgood, Jr.Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering and Professor of Applied PhysicsMicro devices and Physical Principles: Lasers and Optical Physics and Devices, Surface Physics and Chemistry, Materials Science of Complex Oxides and Semiconductors; Electrical Engineering; Applied PhysicsElectrical EngineeringApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
John W. PaisleyAssistant Professor of Electrical EngineeringElectrical engineeringElectrical Engineering
Ah-Hyung Alissa ParkLenfest Junior Professor in Applied Climate Science and Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental EngineeringCarbon sequestration; Clean fossil energy conversion systems; Alternative energy production; Particle technology; Electrostatic tomography; Multiphase flow systems; Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Dana Pe'erAssociate Professor of Biological SciencesUnderstanding the organization and function of molecular networksComputer Science
Itsik Pe'erAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceComputational biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Feniosky A. Peña-MoraEdwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsInformation technology support for collaboration in preparedness, response and recovery during disasters involving critical physical infrastructures; change management, conflict resolution, sustainable construction, visualization, augmented reality, and processes integration during the design and development of large-scale civil engineering systems.Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsComputer Science
Aron PinczukProfessor of Applied Physics and of Physics (Arts and Sciences)Spectroscopy of semiconductors and insulators, quantum structures and interfaces, electrons in systems of reduced dimensions, electron quantum fluids, Applied Physics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Lorenzo M. PolvaniProfessor of Applied Mathematics and of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Arts and Sciences)Atmospheric and climate dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, numerical methods for weather and climate modeling, planetary atmospheresApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael RabinProfessor of Computer ScienceTheory of computation, privacy and securityComputer Science
Kenneth A. RossProfessor of Computer ScienceDatabase systems, query processing and optimization, architecture-sensitive software, genetics, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Dan RubensteinAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceNeworking and Communications: performance evaluation of networked systems, peer-to-peer overlay networking, and network security, low-power networking, computer scienceComputer Science
Malvin RudermanCentennial Professor of Physics and Professor of Applied PhysicsProblems associated with collapsed objects in astrophysics, especially neutron starsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Paul SajdaAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringNeurocomputational modeling and neuroengineering, pattern recognition, adaptive processing for biomedical image and signal analysis, Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Engineering
Peter SchlosserVinton Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering (Henry Krumb School of Mines) and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Arts and Sciences)Water movement and its variability in natural systems; ocean/atmosphere gas exchange; paleotemperature reconstructions; anthropogenic impact on natural systems; Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Christopher H. ScholzProfessor of Earth and Environmental SciencesTectonophysics, experimental and theoretical rock mechanics, especially friction, fracture, hydraulic transport properties, nonlinear systems, mechanics of earthquakes and faultingApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Henning SchulzrinneJulian Clarence Levi Professor of Mathematical Methods and Computer Science; Professor of Electrical EngineeringComputer networks, multimedia systems, mobile and wireless systems, ubiquitous and pervasive computing, Computer ScienceComputer ScienceElectrical Engineering
Amiya K. SenProfessor of Electrical Engineering and of Applied PhysicsPlasma physics, fluctuations and anomalous transport in plasmas, control of plasma instabilities; Micro devices and Physical Principles, Electrical EngineeringElectrical EngineeringApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Mingoo SeokAssistant Professor of Electrical EngineeringLow power VLSI circuit, architecture and system design and methodology; Variation tolerant circuit and system design techniques; Power conversion circuit and system design; Cross-layer hardware design for emerging cyber physical system, ubiquitous computing, and biomedical applicationsElectrical Engineering
Rocco A. ServedioAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceComputational Learning Theory, Computational Complexity Theory, Randomized Algorithms, Machine Learning, Quantum Computation, Cryptography, Combinatorics, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Simha SethumadhavanAssociate Professor of Computer ScienceComputer Architecture, Hardware Security, Computer Science.Computer Science
Jay SethuramanAssociate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchScheduling theory, discrete optimation, fair allocation, applied probability, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Tiffany ShawAssistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsAtmospheric and climate dynamics; wave-mean flow interaction; Hamiltonian structure of fluid dynamics; general circulation dynamics; transport and mixing; stationary-transient interactionsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Michael SheetzWilliam R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Cell BiologyForce-dependent signaling; cell spreading, force generation and rigidity sensing; mechanosensing in myofibrillogenesis; mechanotransduction at the immunological synapseBiomedical Engineering
Ken ShepardAssociate Professor of Electrical EngineeringIntegrated circuits and systems, Systems Biology : active CMOS microarray technology, asynchronous digital signal processors; Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Samuel K. SiaAssistant Professor of Biomedical EngineeringTissue formation and cell-cell signaling in controlled 2D and 3D microenvironments, molecular design for controlling cell-material interactions, MEMS devices for improving the health of people in developing countries, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Karl SigmanProfessor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchStochastic modeling, applied probability,queueing theory, stochastic networks, point processes, insurance risk, and economics, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Andrew W. SmythProfessor of Civil Engineering and Engineering MechanicsStructural Mechanics with special emphasis on system identification problems and their potential application in the assessment and control of structures, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Adam H. SobelProfessor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and of Environmental Sciences (Arts and Sciences)atmospheric science, geophysical fluid dynamics, tropical meteorology, climate dynamicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Ponisseril SomasundaranLaVon Duddleson Krumb Professor of Mineral EngineeringSurface and colloid science; nanoparticles, biosurfaces, and biosensors; enhanced oil and coal recovery; polymer / surfactant / protein interactions; arsenic remediation; Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Marc W. SpiegelmanArthur D. Storke Memorial Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsCoupled fluid/solid mechanics, reactive fluid flow, solid earth & magma dynamics, scientific computation/modeling, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Clifford SteinProfessor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchDesign and analysis of algorithms, combinatorial optimization, scheduling, network algorithms, green computing, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations ResearchComputer Science
Milan StojanovicAssociate Professor of Medical Science (in Medicine) and Biomedical EngineeringConstruction of autonomous therapeutic and diagnostic molecular devices based on nucleic acidsBiomedical Engineering
Salvatore J. StolfoProfessor of Computer ScienceComputer Security and Privacy, Intrusion Detection Systems, Parallel Computing, AI, Machine Learning, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Elon TerrellAssistant ProfessorThermal-fluid sciences, energy, and tribology (the study of friction, lubrication, and wear), Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Joseph F. TraubEdwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Computer ScienceQuantum computing, information-based complexity, financial computation, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Van-Anh Truong Assistant Professorcapacity planning, inventory theory, supply-chain management, separation methods for stochastic dynamic programming, approximation algorithms, and learning-based optimization, especially in the context of high-dimensional problemsIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Yannis TsividisBatchelor Memorial Professor of Electrical EngineeringAnalog and mixed-signal VLSI circuits and signal processing, Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Vladimir VapnikProfessor of Computer ScienceMachine learning, empirical inference, statistical learning theoryComputer Science
Latha VenkataramanAssistant Professor of Applied PhysicsSingle molecule transport, single molecule force spectroscopy, electron transport in nanowires, scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy, Applied Physics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Venkat VenkatasubramanianSamuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor of Chemical EngineeringRisk analysis and management in complex engineered systems, cyberinfrastructure and “big data” analytics for molecular products design and discovery, and complex adaptive teleological systemsChemical Engineering
Francesco A. VolpeAssistant Professor of Applied PhysicsApplied physicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Gordana Vunjak-NovakovicMikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Medical Sciences (in Medicine)Tissue engineering, human stem cells (adult and embryonic), advanced bioreactors, biophysical regulation of cell function and tissue development, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Haim WaismanAssistant Professor Computational Solid Mechanics, Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Composite Materials, Shear band formation due to impact and blast loads, Extended Finite Element and Levelset methods, Multiscale and Multigrid methods, atomistic simulations, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Qi WangAssistant Professor of Biomedical EngineeringNeural coding in the somatosensory pathway of the brain, brain-machine interfaces, biomedical instrumentation for creating engineered tactile sensationsBiomedical Engineering
Wen I. WangThayer Lindsley Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and Professor of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsHeterogeneous materials integration, quantum semiconductor optoelectronics, photovoltaics, molecular beam epitaxy, Electrical Engineering, Applied PhysicsElectrical EngineeringApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Xiadong WangProfessor of Electrical EngineeringSignal and information processing, Systems biology: statistical signal processing for genomics and proteomics; Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Michael I. WeinsteinProfessor of Applied MathematicsApplied mathematics, partial differential equations, dynamical systems, waves in nonlinear, inhomogeneous & random media; multi-scale phenomena, applications to nonlinear optics, quantum systems and fluid dynamics, Applied Mathematics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Alan C. WestSamuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor of ElectrochemistryElectrochemical Engineering, electrolysis, cell design, batteries, fuel cells, electrodeposition and surface finishing, electrochemical sensorsChemical Engineering
Ward WhittWai T. Chang Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchOperations research, Probability models, Probability models in operations research, Queueing systems, Performance analysis, Performance analysis of telecommunication systems, Performance analysis of computer systems, Performance analysis of service systems, Performance analysis of manufacturing systems, Customer contact centers, Call center models, Simulation methodology, Numerical transform inversion, Diffusion Process approximations, Stochastic processes, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Chris H. WigginsAssociate Professor of Applied MathematicsApplied mathematics, mathematical biology, biopolymer dynamics, soft condensed matter, genetic networks and network inference, machine learning, Applied Mathematics.Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Chee Wei WongAssociate Professor of Mechanical EngineeringSolid-State Physics: Nanotechnology, Optics, Photonics, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Quantum Information Sciences, Quantum Dots, Energy, Nanostructures, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Henryk WozniakowskiProfessor of Computer ScienceComputational complexity of continuous problemsComputer Science
John WrightAssistant Professor of Electrical EngineeringDeveloping tools for robustly recovering low-dimensional structure from non-ideal (corrupted, incomplete) high-dimensional observations, and apply them to solve problems in computer vision and signal processingElectrical Engineering
Cheng-Shie WuuProfessor of Clinical Radiation OncologyMicrodosimetry, biophysical modeling, dosimetry of brachytherapy, gel dosimetry, second cancers induced by radiotherapy, medical physicsApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Junfeng YangAssistant Professor of Computer ScienceOperating systems, software reliability, security, storage systems, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Mihalis YannakakisPercy K. and Vida L. W. Hudson Professor of Computer ScienceAlgorithms, complexity theory, combinatorial optimization, databases, testing and verification, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Y. Lawrence YaoProfessor of Mechanical EngineeringLaser materials processing, Nontraditional manufacturing, Robotics in industry and health care, Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
David YaoPiyasombatkul Family Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchStochastic models, queueing networks, supply chains, financial engineering, systems and control, Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Tuncel M. YegulalpProfessor of Earth and Environmental EngineeringMineral economics; systems analysis; extreme value statistics applications; zero-emission power plant modeling and design; CO2 sequestration; Earth and Environmental EngineeringEarth and Environmental Engineering
Yechiam YeminiProfessor of Computer ScienceComputer networks, Computer ScienceComputer Science
Huiming YinAssistant ProfessorSustainable Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Modern Building Materials, Solid Mechanics, Micromechanics, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Civil EngineeringCivil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Nanfang YuAssistant Professor of Applied Physics in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied MathematicsMid-Infrared and Far-Infrared Optics and Optoelectronic Devices, Active Plasmonics and Metamaterials with Gain Media, Reconfigurable Metainterfaces Based on Phased Optical Antenna Arrays, Mid-Infrared and Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers, Semiconductor Quantum Wells and Superlattices with Largely Tunable Optical Properties, Infrared Imaging and Spectroscopy, Nanophotonics, Graphene Optoelectronic DevicesApplied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Changxi ZhengAssistant Professor of Computer ScienceApplied computer science, focusing on computer graphics, scientific computing and roboticsComputer Science
Yuan ZhongAssistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchModeling and analysis of large-scale stochastic systems, with business and engineering applications in areas such as Communication Networks, Data Centers, Cloud Computing and Health CareIndustrial Engineering and Operations Research
Charles ZukowskiDepartment Chair and Professor of Electrical EngineeringIntegrated circuits and systems, Systems Biology : hardware for simulation of gene regulatory networks; Electrical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Gil ZussmanAssociate Professor of Electrical EngineeringWireless and mobile networks and systems, network algorithms, network resilience, cross-layer design, energy efficient networking, performance evaluationElectrical Engineering