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Research Partners

Pulickel M. Ajayan

Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Materials Science and NanoEngineering

Research Areas: Material science, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials

John Allen

Executive, Allen Energy Consultants

Research Areas: Energy Industry Management, Oil & Gas P&L Portfolio Management, Strategic Business Advisor,DeepStar Senior Advisors Board Member, Society of, Underwater Technology (SUT) Board Member

Haleh Ardebili

Bill D. Cook Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas: Lithium Ion Batteries, Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolytes, Lithium Ion Conduction, Materials for Energy Storage, Electronics Materials

Aaron Becker

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Areas: Swarm Robotics, Distributed Robotics, Medical Robotics, Motion Planning

Matthew Brake

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Area: Structural Dynamics, Contact Mechanics, Impact Mechanic, Numerical Methods, Uncertainty Quantification

Zheng Chen

Assistant Professor, Director of Bio-inspired Robotics and Controls Lab, Mechanical Engineering

Research Area: Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Sensors Bio-inspired Robotics Energy Storage System Hydraulic Fracturing Automation

Matthew Franchek

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Area: Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control Linear and Nonlinear System Identification Information Synthesis Multivariable Control Theory

Babu Ganguli

Ph.D. Research Scientist, Materials Science and NanoEngineering

Research Area: Materials Science Electrochemistry Super Capacitors Li-ion Batteries

Fathi Ghorbel

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering

Research Area: Robotics Mechanical Systems Biomedical Systems Dynamical Systems Control Theory

Harish S. Krishnamoorthy

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering

Research Area: High Density Power Converters Control for Utility Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Data Centers Electric Vehicles and Adjustable Speed Drives Advanced Power Electronics Health Analytics for Applications Involving Extreme Environments Power Conversion for RF Related Applications

Julien Leclerc

Research Associate, Electrical Engineering

Research Area: Electrical Engineering Robotic Swarm Control

Miao Pan

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Area: Privacy Preserving Deep Learning,Big Data Privacy,Wireless Security and Privacy, Wireless Networking, Machine Learning for Wireless Networking, Data Driven Optimization, Deep Reinforcement Learning Inspired Applications, Internet of Things (IoT), Underwater Wireless Communications and Networks, Stress Wave Communications, Magnetic Induction Inspired Underwater/Underground Wireless Applications, Cognitive Radio Networks, Spectrum Management and Network Economics

Kaushik Rajashekara

Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering

John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Research Area: Power Electronics and Drive Systems Subsea Electrical Systems Transportation Electrification Electric and Hybrid-Electric Aircraft VTOL and Flying Cars Renewable Energy and Microgrids

Gangbing Song

John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Research Area: Smart Materials and Structures Adaptive Control Robust Control Dynamics Robotics Friction Compensation

Robert Stewart

Director, Allied Geophysical Labs Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in Exploration Geophysics Professor of Geophysics, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Research Area: Geophysics Exploration Geophysics

James Tour

T. T. and W. F. Chao Professor of Chemistry; Professor of Materials Science & NanoEngineering, Natural Science, Chemistry

Research Area: Chemistry for Energy and Sustainability Materials by Chemical Design Chemistry of Life

Rafael Verduzco

Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Research Area: Polymers Block Copolymers Small-Angle X-ray Scattering