Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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The category "engineering" returned 26 results:

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Bailey, Margaret
Professor, mechanical engineering
Faculty Associate to the Provost for Female Faculty
Co-chair, President's Commission on Women, RIT

Expert in:
Mechanical engineering: thermodynamic analysis of complex energy systems
Gender diversity: increasing representation of female faculty and female students in STEM disciplines
Research areas: Female students' increased retention and graduation through participation in cooperative education experiences

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Baker, Donald
Professor and Director of the John Hromi Center for Quality and Applied Statistics

Expert in:
Lean Six Sigma
Process improvement, quality standards
Development and assessment of quality systems
ISO 9001 quality standards

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Bao, Amanda
Assistant professor, civil engineering technology, environmental management & safety
Expert in:
Soil-structure interaction in bridges
Seismic behavior of bridges

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Borkholder, David
Associate professor, electrical and microelectronic engineering
Bausch + Lomb Associate Professor, microsystems engineering

Expert in:
Research projects: implantable microsystems for intra-cochlear drug delivery; a soldier-worn blast dosimetry system (blast gauge); a user guided assistive listening system
MEMs devices, medical devices, integrated electronics and auditory dysfunction, with a focus on therapy-directed microsystems and sensors
Engineering ethics

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Cormier, Denis
Earl W. Brinkman Professor
Professor, industrial and systems engineering

Expert in:
3D printing
Additive manufacturing
Direct-write printing technologies
Regional University-Corporate-Research Partnerships RE: 3D Print Technologies

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Destler, Bill
RIT President
Expert in:
Alternative power
Antique banjos
Applied physics
College rankings
Electric cars
Electrical engineering
Sustainability


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Garrick, Robert
Associate professor, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology
Expert in:
Improved product realization through the use of computer aided engineering and design for 'X' tools
Research on use of tablet technology in coursework

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Gerace, Robert
Adjunct professor, environmental management and safety
Expert in:
National and international affairs
Terrorism, terrorist organizations and history of terrorism
Emergency preparedness RE: vulnerable community targets
Threat assessment RE: chemical, nuclear and biological agents

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Goodwin, Daniel
Professor, packaging science
Program chair, packaging science

Expert in:
Packaging engineering
Packaging sustainability, research and education
Packaging science issues: transport packaging, distribution environment measurement, product fragility testing (shock and vibration tests), environmental issues, packaging dynamics and packaging economics

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Greenwood, Lisa
Lecturer, civil engineering technology, environmental management and safety
Representative, U.S. Technical Advisory Group to International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Expert in:
Organizational and societal value in corporate environmental management systems
Environmental sustainability
National and International ISO standards in environmental management industry

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Indelicato, Mark
Professor, electrical, computer and telecommunications engineering technology
Expert in:
Telecommunications engineering technology
Real Time Audio Collaboration (RTAC) and the feasibility, logistics and implementation of live recording sessions carried and delivered over IP networks

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Jackson, Michael
Associate professor, microelectronic engineering
Extended faculty, materials science and engineering Master of Science program, College of Science
College coordinator, NYS Economic Development, Advanced Manufacturing training program
Program outreach director and minor adviser

Expert in:
Nanofabrication
Photovoltaics
Electronic Materials
Integrated Circuit processing and fabrication
Semiconductor devices
Thin film disposition

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Johnson, William P.
Professor, telecommunications engineering technology

Expert in:
Broad telecommunications industry expertise
Legal, technical issues in wireless, cellular, microwave, RF and satellite technologies & regulations
Technical expert for zoning agencies (planning/zoning boards, city planning commissions) RE: building permits for telecommunications facilities (cell towers).

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Kandlikar, Satish
The Gleason Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director, Advanced Fuel Cell Research Laboratory

Expert in:
Fuel cell technology
Flow boiling, critical heat flux, fluid flow and heat transfer in micro-channels
Advanced cooling techniques for microelectronic and high-heat flux devices
Fluid flow in micro-passages and thermal analysis

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Kim, Spencer
Associate professor, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology
Associate director, American Packaging Corp. Center for Packaging Innovation

Expert in:
Biodegradable plastics
Composite materials (biodegradable blended)
Recycling plastics
Engineering materials
Failure analysis

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Kim, Sungyoung
Assistant professor, electrical, computer and telecomm engineering technology
Expert in:
Broadcast audio engineering
Multichannel-delivered sound fields
Auditory depth control and 3D visual display
Immersive sound fields

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Kurinec, Santosh
Professor, microelectronic engineering
Expert in:
Photovoltaics, non-volatile memory and advanced integrated circuit materials and processes
Polysilicon solar cells and thin film polysilicon transistor process
Fabrication of the first TFT, MOSFETs with sputtered SiO2 and Ta2O5 gate oxides, RIT
Current research: sub-100 nm Si devices and technology, and thin-film materials and devices for integrated microsystems

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Landi, Brian
Associate professor, chemical engineering
Graduate faculty, sustainability and microsystems engineering

Expert in:
Lithium ion batteries (specifically development of high capacity anode and cathode active materials)
Nanomaterials and carbon nanotubes

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Lee, James
Assistant professor, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology
Research faculty, Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Expert in:
Natural gas fueled engine development
Small aircraft engine development
Energy systems
Fuel cell systems

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McQuade, Samuel
Graduate Program Coordinator, Cross-disciplinary Professional Studies Master's Program
Expert in:
Cybersecurity
Cyber-bullying
Computer security
Internet issues
Criminal justice issues

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Palmer, Harvey
Dean, Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Expert in:
Chemical engineering education
Women in engineering and STEM disciplines
Research interests include micro-scale fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer in multi-phase flows and thin films, and biomedical applications
Organizational change management and recruitment, retention of faculty and students

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Saber, Eli
Professor, electrical and microelectronic engineering
The Gleason Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering Department

Expert in:
Research interests: digital image and video processing
Image/video segmentation, object tracking, content-based Image/video analysis and summarization
Multi-camera surveillance processing
Three dimensional scene reconstruction and image/video understanding

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Sahin, Ferat
Associate professor, electrical engineering
Director, Multi Agent Bio-Robotics Laboratory

Expert in:
Robotics
System of Systems Simulation and Modeling
Swarm Intelligence
MEMS Materials Modeling and MEMS-based Microrobots
Micro Actuators
Distributed Computing

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Smith, Bruce
Professor, microsystems engineering
Intel Professor, RIT
Director, Microsystems
Extended Faculty, Center for Imaging Science and Center for Materials Science and Engineering, RIT

Expert in:
Research focus in micro- and nano-fabrication including nanolithography, thin film materials and optical engineering
Electronic, micromechanical and display devices and structures key Excimer laser water immersion nanolithography
Semiconductor device manufacturing

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Thorn, Brian
Associate professor, industrial and systems engineering
Director, Sustainable Engineering Graduate Programs
Adviser, RIT Chapter, Engineers for a Sustainable World

Expert in:
Resolution of technical and system problems
Sustainable product and process design
Life cycle assessment
Applied statistical methods

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Walker, H. Fred
Dean, College of Applied Science and Technology
Expert in:
Engineering technology
Industrial technology
Administrative leadership and scholarship
Organizational change management and faculty recruitment