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Bae, Jinhye

Asst Professor, NENG

Responsive materials, hydrogels, self-assembly, nano/microfabrication of soft materials, printable soft sensors/devices.

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Chau, Pao C.

Prof Emeritus, NENG

Large-scale mammalian cell culture, membrane bioreactor, cell cycle kinetics, flow cytometry.

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Chen, Shaochen

Chair/Professor, NENG

3D Printing and Bioprinting; Biomaterials; Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering; Organ-on-a-chip and Micro-physiological Systems; Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing

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Chen, Yi

Asst Professor, NENG

Engineering DNA nanostructure-based artificial biological systems for biomedical applications.

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Chen, Zheng

Asst Professor, NENG

Nanostructured materials and functional polymers for electrochemical energy and sustainable environment.

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Cubukcu, Ertugrul

Assoc Professor, NENG

Nanoengineered photonic devices and sensors, plasmonics, optomechanics, optical materials, light-material interactions on the nanoscale, and two dimensional materials.

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Drews, Aaron

Asst Teaching Prof, NENG

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Esener, Sadik

Prof Emeritus, NENG

Photonics and opto-electronics, including optical interconnects, optical data storage, biophotonics, and cancer nanotechnology

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Fenning, David

Asst Professor, NENG

Solar cells and solar energy storage, defect engineering in materials for energy conversion, photoelectrochemistry, synchrotron-based X-ray characterization.

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Fullerton, Eric

Faculty, NENG

Magnetic recording and nano-technologies; thin film and superlattice growth, interfacial and thin-film magnetism, x-ray and neutron scattering.

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Grassian, Vicki

Professor/Chair, NENG
Faculty, NENG

Applications and implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology in environmental processes; aerosol chemistry and climate.

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Heller, Michael

Prof Emeritus, NENG

Microelectronic DNA chip technology and its applications to genomics and clinical diagnosis.

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Herz, Richard K.

Prof Emeritus, NENG

dynamics of diffusion, adsorption and reaction in porous solid media including heterogeneous catalysts. He also simulates and analyzes processes for conversion of biomass to power and fuels.

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Jahed Motlagh, Zeinab

Faculty, NENG

Nano-bioelectronics; data analytics; nano/bio interface; miniaturization of bioelectronics sensors to nano-and micron-scales.

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Jokerst, Jesse

Assoc Professor, NENG

Molecular Imaging, in vitro Diagnostics, ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging, regenerative medicine, cancer detection, tumor resection. 

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Lipomi, Darren

Assoc Professor, NENG

Mechanically compliant organic electronic materials and devices, including stretchable polymer-based solar cells and skin-like sensors, and unconventional, green approaches to nanomanufacturing.

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Liu, Ping

Assoc Professor, NENG

Materials and architectures for energy conversion and storage; solid-state actuation; nanomaterials synthesis and reaction mechanism in batteries; energy storage device architecture design. 

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Lubarda, Vlado A.

Professor, NENG

Computational and theoretical analysis of solids, specifically solid mechanics.

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Luo, Jian

Professor, NENG

Ceramics & Metals; Surfaces & Interfaces; Advanced Materials for Energy Related Applications 

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Meng, Ying Shirley

Professor, NENG
Director, Sustainable Power and Energy Center
Zable Endowed Chair in Energy Technologies

Energy storage and conversion materials: nano structured electrodes for advanced rechargeable batteries, dye-sensitized solar cells and thermoelectric conversion; charge ordering, structure stability, processing/structure/property - performance relation in functional ceramics.

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Meyers, Marc A.

Professor, NENG

Biological and bioinspired materials; nanocrystalline and ultra fine grained metals; mechanical and dynamic behavior of materials with emphasis on laser compression and high speed reactions.

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Olevsky, Eugene

Adjunct Professor, NENG

Experimentation and computational modeling on powder processing.

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Ong, Shyue Ping

Assoc Professor, NENG

Intersecting the disciplines of materials science and information science, Dr. Ong’s research will develop new materials informatics approaches to create and analyze rich materials data and apply them to the design of new energy materials.

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Opatkiewicz, Justin

Asst Teaching Prof, NENG
Faculty, NENG

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Pascal, Tod

Asst Professor, NENG

Theoretical and Computational Spectroscopy, Materials Physics, Electro Chemistry and Nanotechnology

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Pokorski, Jonathan

Assoc Professor, NENG

Polymer chemistry, polymer processing, biomaterials, nanomedicine, drug delivery.

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Shah, Nisarg

Asst Professor, NENG

Biomaterials and nanoscale self-assembly, immune engineering, regenerative medicine

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Sirbuly, Donald J.

Assoc Professor, NENG

Nanophotonic sensors and devices, nanostructured semiconductors for applications in optics, energy conversion, and medicine.

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Steinmetz, Nicole

Professor, NENG

Nanomedicine, bionanotechnology, immunoengineering

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Talbot, Jan

Prof/Dir-Chem Engr Prog, NENG

Electrodeposition, information display screening technology, chemical mechanical polishing, solid state lighting materials,  electrochemical transport phenomena 

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Tao, Andrea

Assoc Professor, NENG

Functional nanostructured materials

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Vazquez Mena, Oscar

Asst Professor, NENG

Integration of graphene and nanoscale materials into nanoscale devices for photovoltaics, biosensing and two-dimensional hybrid metamaterials. 

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Vecchio, Kenneth S.

Professor, NENG

The creation and performance testing of new composite materials and alloys

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Wang, Joseph

Professor, NENG
Vice-Chair, NENG

A leader in a wide range of research areas including nanomachines, nanobioelectronics, and sensing technologies for applications including clinical diagnostics, environmental and security monitoring and remote sensing.

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Xu, Sheng

Asst Professor, NENG

Soft electronics, nano electronics, and energy harvesting/storage devices

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Yang, Kesong

Assoc Professor, NENG

A theme of my research is to study structural, electronic, optical and magnetic properties of materials, aiming to understand, predict, optimize materials properties and design novel functional materials.

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Zhang, Liangfang

Professor, NENG

Biomimetic nanomedicine for drug delivery, detoxification, vaccination and diagnosis 

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