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Kate Gleason College of Engineering - Graduate Faculty

Doreen Edwards, BS, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; Ph.D., Northwestern University—Dean; Professor

Biomedical Engineering

Vinay Abhyankar, BS, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Binghamton University—Assistant Professor

Iris Asllani, B.Sc., University of Tirana (Albania); M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle—Assistant Professor

Jennifer Bailey, BS, Ph.D., Purdue University—Lecturer

Thomas Gaborski, BS, Cornell University; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor, Nanomaterials, Separations, Cellular Mechanics

Behnaz Ghoraani, B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology (Iran); M.Sc., Amirkabir University of Technology (Iran); Ph.D., Ryerson University (Canada)—Assistant Professor, Biomedical Signal Analysis, Pattern Recognition in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Biomedical Instrumentation

Blanca Lapizco-Encinas, BS, MS, Instituto Tecnologico de Sonora (Mexico), Ph.D., University of Cincinnati—Associate Professor, Microfluidics, Microscale Electrokinetics and Bioseparations

Cristian Linte, BS, University of Windsor (Canada); MS, Ph.D., University of Western Ontario (Canada)—Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Steven J. Weinstein, BS, University of Rochester; MS, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania—Department Head; Professor, Interfacial Transport Processes, Hydrodynamic Wave Phenomena, Applied Mathematics

Anju Gupta, BS, University of Mumbai (India); MS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island—Assistant Professor

Karuna Koppula, B. Tech, Andhra University (India); MS, University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Michigan State University—Lecturer

Brian J. Landi, BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor, Carbon Nanotubes, Batteries, Wires

Poornima Padmanabhan, B.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology (India); Ph.D., Cornell University—Assistant Professor

Reginald E. Rogers, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MS, Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of Michigan—Assistant Professor, Carbon Nanotubes, Adsorption, Batteries

Kenneth J. Ruschak, BS, Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota—Research Professor, Die Manifold Design, Interfacial Transport

Patricia Taboada-Serrano, BS, Mayor de San Andres University (Bolivia); MS, Simon Bolivar University (Bolivia); Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Yasemin Yilmazel, BS, MS, Middle East Technical University (Turkey); Ph.D., Villanova University—Assistant Professor

Computer Engineering

Shanchieh J. Yang, BS, National Chiao-Tung University (Taiwan); MS, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin—Department Head; Professor, Network Modeling, Network Security, Cyber Situation and Threat Assessment

Reza Azarderakhsh, BS, University of Technology (Iran); Ph.D., Western University (Canada)—Assistant Professor, Cryptographic Hardware and Software, Applied Cryptography, Elliptic Curve Cryptography, High-Performance Computation, Post-quantum Cryptography

Louis Beato, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Juan C. Cockburn, BS, Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (Peru); MS, Ph.D., University of Minnesota—Associate Professor, Robust Control Systems, Active Vision

Amlan Ganguly, B. Tech, Indian Institute of Technology (India); MS, Ph.D., Washington State University—Assistant Professor, Wireless Network on Chip, Dependable Multi-core Systems

Dhireesha Kudithipudi, BS, Nagarjuna University (India); MS, Wright State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio—Associate Professor, Nanoscale Circuits and Systems, Low-power Systems, Nontraditional CMOS Technologies

Andres Kwasinski, M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park—Associate Professor, Wireless Networks, Digital Signal Processing, Cognitive Networks, and Networks for Sustainable Systems

Sonia Lopez Alarcon, BS, Ph.D., Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)—Assistant Professor, Heterogeneous Computing, High Performance Computing and Architecture

Marcin Lukowiak, MS, Ph.D., Poznan University (Poland)—Associate Professor, Reconfigurable Computing, Cryptographic Engineering

Roy W. Melton, B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer, Computer Architecture, Mobile and Cloud Computing

Raymond Ptucha, BS, State University of New York at Buffalo; MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Robotics

Andreas Savakis, BS, MS, Old Dominion University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University—Professor, Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision

Muhammad E. Shaaban, BS, MS, University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia); Ph.D., University of Southern California—Associate Professor, Computer Architecture, Parallel High Performance Computing

Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering

Sohail A. Dianat, BS, Aria-Mehr University of Technology (Iran); MS, Ph.D., George Washington University—Department Head; Professor, Control Systems, Communications, Signal/Image Processing

Mustafa A. G. Abushagur, BS, Tripoli University (Libya); MS, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology—Professor, Micro-optical Systems, Micro- and Nano-photonic Devices

Vincent Amuso, BS, Western New England, MS Syracuse University, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—Senior Lecturer, Communications, Radar and Signal Processing

David Borkholder, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., Stanford University—Bausch and Lomb Professor, Professor, Biosensors (electromagnetic and chemical), Biomedical Instrumentation MEMS Fabrication, Systems Engineering

Edward E. Brown, Jr., BS, University of Pennsylvania; MS, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University—Associate Professor, Rehabilitation, Robotics, Control Systems, Biomechatronics

Dale E. Ewbank, BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer, Microlithography, Optics, Design of Experiments, Electro-optic Microsystems

Lynn F. Fuller, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Professor, IC Design, Semiconductor Manufacturing, MEMS and Microsystems

Karl D. Hirschman, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Director, Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory; Professor, Semiconductor Process Integration, Photonic Devices

Christopher R. Hoople, BS, Union College; Ph.D., Cornell University—Senior Lecturer, Power Electronics, Device Physics

Michael A. Jackson, BS, MS, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Associate Professor, Solid State Devices, IC Metrology, Electronic Materials and Processing, Photovoltaics

Santosh Kurinec, BS, MS, Ph.D., University of Delhi (India)—Professor, Electronic Materials and Devices, IC Processing, Quantum and Nanoscale Devices, Non Volatile Memory, Photovoltaics

Sergey Lyshevski, MS, Ph.D., Kiev Polytechnic Institute (Ukraine)—Professor, Microsystems

Panos P. Markopoulos, BS, MS, Technical University of Crete (Greece); Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Assistant Professor, Communication and Signal Processing

Sildomar Monteiro, BS, University of Amazona (Brazil); MS, Aeronautics Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Toyko Institute of Technology (Japan)—Assistant Professor, Mobile Robotics, Machine Learning, Remote Sensing, Hyperspectral Signal and Image Processing

James Moon, BS, Carnegie Mellon University; MBA, University of Rochester; MS, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley— Professor, Semiconductor and Solid State Physics, Integrated Circuit Design, Microfluidic MEMS

P. R. Mukund, BS, MS, Ph.D., University of Tennessee—Professor, VLSI Design, Electronic Devices and Circuit Design

Dorin Patru, BS, MS, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania); Ph.D., Washington State University—Associate Professor, Mixed-Signal and Digital Integrated Circuits and Systems

Robert E. Pearson, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Microelectronic Engineering Program Director, Associate Professor, Advanced Device and Process Modeling, VLSI Design and Parameter Extraction

Stefan Preble, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Cornell University—Associate Professor

Ivan Puchades, BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Research Assistant Professor, MEMS Design and Fabrication and Test

Majid Rabbani, BS, Aria-Mehr University of Technology (Iran); MS, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison—Visiting Professor

Sean L. Rommel, BS, Ph.D., University of Delaware—Professor, Emerging Semiconductor Devices, Photonic Devices, Integration

Eli Saber, BS, State University of New York at Buffalo; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Gleason Professor in Electrical Engineering, Professor, Signal Image and Video Processing, Communications, Biomedical Imaging, Computer Vision

Ferat E. Sahin, BS, Istanbul Technical University (Turkey); MS, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—Professor, Artificial Intelligence, Control Systems, Robotics

Gill R. Tsouri, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Ben-Gurion University (Israel)—Associate Professor, MIMO, OFDM/OFDMA Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, Diversity Methods

Jayanti Venkataraman, BS, MS, Bangalore University (India); Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science (India)—Professor, Electromagnetics, Microwaves and Antennas

Jing Zhang, BS, Huazhong University (China); Ph.D., Lehigh University—Assistant Professor, Devices fabrication of III-Nitride semiconductors for photonics

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Michael E. Kuhl, BS, Bradley University; MS, Ph.D., North Carolina State University—Interim Department Head; Professor, Systems Simulation

Denis R. Cormier, BS, University of Pennsylvania; MS, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., North Carolina State University—Earl W. Brinkman Professor, Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping

Marcos Esterman, BS, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Stanford University—Associate Professor, Systems Engineering, Product Development

Katie McConky, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Assistant Professor, Applied Statistics, Analytics, Operations Research

Matthew M. Marshall, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Michigan—Associate Professor, Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Human Factors

Ruben A. Proaño, BS, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador); MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—Associate Professor, Operations Research, Logistics/Supply Chain Management

Ehsan Rashedi, BS, MS, Sharif University of Technology (Iran); MS, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—Assistant Professor, Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Human Factors

Rachel Silvestrini, BS, Northwestern University; MS, Ph.D., Arizona State University—Kate Gleason Associate Professor, Applied Statistics, Mathematical Modeling, Simulation

Brian K. Thorn, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology—Associate Professor, Applied Statistics, Sustainable Design and Development, Life Cycle Assessment and Costing

Mechanical Engineering

Risa J. Robinson, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Department Head, Professor, Bioengineering, Respiratory Device Technologies, Aerosol Transport in Biological Systems

Margaret Bailey, BS, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, PE—Senior Faculty Associate to the Provost for ADVANCE; Professor, Energy Systems, Thermodynamics, Building Systems

Stephen Boedo, BA, State University of New York at Buffalo; MS, Ph.D., Cornell University—Associate Professor, Tribology and Lubrication

Agamemnon L. Crassidis, BS, MS, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Graduate Coordinator, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Nonlinear Dynamics and Controls

Steven Day, BS, Ph.D., University of Virginia—Associate Professor, Bioengineering, Implantable Devices, Fluids in Biosystems

Alfonso Fuentes-Aznar, MS, University of Murcia (Spain); Ph.D., National University of Distance Education (Spain)—Associate Professor, Gear Transmission, Enhanced Design Technologies for all Types of Gear Drives

Hany A. Ghoneim, BS, MS, Cairo University (Egypt); Ph.D., Rutgers University—Professor, Finite Elements, Vibrations

Amitabha Ghosh, B.Tech., M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology (India); Ph.D., Mississippi State University—Professor, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Aerospace Engineering

Mario W. Gomes, BsE, Cornell University; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Cornell University—Assistant Professor, Sustainable Energy Systems

Surendra K. Gupta, B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology (India); MS, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor, Materials Science, Computer Software, Image Processing

Patricia Iglesias Victoria, BSE, Ph.D., Polytechnic University of Cartagena (Spain)—Associate Professor, Friction and Wear, Tribology, Material Science

Satish G. Kandlikar, BE, Marathwada University (India); M.Tech., Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology (India)—James E. Gleason Professor; Professor, Thermal Systems and Energy

Mark Kempski, BS, Purdue University; MS, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Professor, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Systems and Controls

Jason R. Kolodziej, BS, MS, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Associate Professor, Hybrid Vehicle Technology and Renewable Energy

Margaretha J. Lam, BS, MS, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—Senior Lecturer, Vibrations, Optimization

Kathleen Lamkin-Kennard, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MS, Ph.D., Drexel University—Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Multi-physics Systems Modeling

Alexander Liberson, BS, MS, Ph.D., State University of Aerospace Technology (Moscow)—Lecturer, Multiphase Flow, Combustion, Mathematical Modeling

Alan H. Nye, BS, MS, Clarkson College; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Department Head for Outreach; Professor, Automotive Engineering, Design of Systems

Ali Ogut, B.Ch.E., Hacettepe University (Turkey); MS, Ph.D., University of Maryland—Professor, Fluid Mixing, Thermal Fluid Sciences, Energy and Environment

Michael Schertzer, B.Eng.Mgt., M.A.Sc., McMaster University (Canada); Ph.D., University of Toronto (Canada)—Assistant Professor, Lab on a Chip, Medical Diagnosis Devices, Energy Harvesting

Michael Schrlau, BS, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania—Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Microsystems, Nanobiotechnology

Robert Stevens, BS, Swarthmore College; MS, North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia—Associate Professor, Energy and Environment, MEMS, Thermal Properties, Energy Conversion, Thermoelectrics

Benjamin Varela, BS, Institute of Technology of Juarez (Mexico); MS, Ph.D., New Mexico State University—Associate Professor, Innovative Materials, Automation and Fluid Power, Dynamics

Panchapakesan Venkataraman, B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology (India); MS, Ph.D., Rice University—Associate Professor, Optimal Control, Fluid Mechanics, Optimal Design, Aerospace Engineering

The John D. Hromi Center for Quality and Applied Statistics

Mark W. Smith, BS, University of Virginia; MS, University of Rochester—Director

Peter Bajorski, MS, University of Wroclaw (Poland); Ph.D., Technical University of Wroclaw (Poland)—Professor, Regression Models, Multivariate Analysis, Nonparametrics, Imaging Science Applications

Vincent Buonomo, BS, ME, Rochester Institute of Technology—Sr. Program Manager, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma

Marcos Esterman, BS, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Stanford University—Associate Professor, Systems Engineering, Product Development

John T. Kaemmerlen, BS, ME, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer, Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement, Engineering Design

Margaret Ochs, BA, Georgetown University; MBA, University of Rochester—Sr. Program Manager, Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma

Ruben A. Proano, BS, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador); MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—Assistant Professor, Operations Research, Logistics/Supply Chain Management

Rachel Silvestrini, BS, Northwestern University; MS, Ph.D., Arizona State University—Applied Statistics, Mathematical Modeling, Simulation

Brian Thorn, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology—Associate Professor, Applied Statistics, Sustainable Design and Development, Life Cycle Assessment and Costing

Joseph G. Voelkel, BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MS, Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison—Professor; experimental Design, Process Modeling and Improvement, Multivariate Analysis, Reliability, Nonparametrics

Microsystems Engineering

Bruce W. Smith, BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Director; Professor, Microlithography, Nanopatterning and Nanomaterials, Thin Films Materials and Processes

Mustafa A. G. Abushagur, BS, Tripoli University (Libya); MS, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology—Professor, Micro-optical Systems, Micro- and Nano-photonic Devices

David Borkholder, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., Stanford University—Bausch and Lomb Professor, Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering; Biosensors (electromagnetic and chemical), Biomedical Instrumentation MEMS Fabrication, Systems Engineering

Christopher Collison, BS, Ph.D., Imperial College of London (United Kingdom)—Associate Professor, Chemistry; Physical Chemistry: polymer chemistry

Denis R. Cormier, BS, University of Pennsylvania; MS, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., North Carolina State University—Earl W. Brinkman Professor of Screw Machine Technology; Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering

Lynn F. Fuller, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Professor, Microelectronic Engineering; IC Design, Semiconductor Manufacturing, MEMS and Microsystems

Thomas R. Gaborski, BS, Cornell University; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor, Nanomaterials, Separations, Cellular Mechanics

Behnaz Ghoraani, B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology (Iran); M.Sc., Amirkabir University of Technology (Iran); Ph.D., Ryerson University (Canada)—Assistant Professor, Biomedical Signal Analysis, Pattern Recognition in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Biomedical Instrumentation

Karl D. Hirschman, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Director, Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory; Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering; Semiconductor Process Integration, Photonic Devices

Seth M. Hubbard, BS, Drexel University; MS, Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., University of Michigan—Associate Professor, Physics, Epitaxial Crystal Growth, Growth and Characterization of Nanomaterials, High-efficiency Photovoltaic Devices, Semiconductor Device Design and Fabrication, Thin Films

Satish G. Kandlikar, BE, Marathwada University (India); M.Tech., Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology (India)—James E. Gleason Professor; Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Thermal Systems and Energy

Mehran Mozaffari Kermani, BS, University of Tehran (Iran); M.S.E.Sc, Ph.D, University of Western Ontario (Canada)—Assistant Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering; Embedded Systems, Cryptographic Hardware, VLSI, FPGA, ASIC

Dhireesha Kudithipudi, BS, Nagarjuna University (India); MS, Wright State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio—Associate Professor, Nanoscale Circuits and Systems, Low-power Systems, Nontraditional CMOS Technologies

Santosh Kurinec, BS, MS, Ph.D., University of Delhi (India)—Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering; Electronic Materials and Devices, IC Processing, Quantum and Nanoscale Devices

Kathleen Lamkin-Kennard, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MS, Ph.D., Drexel University—Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Multi-physics Systems Modeling

Brian J. Landi, BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Carbon Nanotubes, Batteries, Wires

Blanca Lapizco-Encinas, B.S., M.S., Instituto Tecnologico de Sonora (Mexico); Ph.D., University of Cincinnati—Associate Professor, Microfluidics, Microscale Electrokinetics and Bioseparations

Parsian Katal Mohseni, BS, Ph.D., McMaster University (Canada)—Assistant Professor, Nanomaterials Growth and Characterixation, III-V Epitaxy, Nanofabrication, Optoelectronics, Photovoltaics, MacEtch

Stefan Preble, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Cornell University—Associate Professor, Nanophotonics, Silicon Photonics, and Optics

Ryne Raffaelle, BS, MS, Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla—Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, Professor

Christiaan Richter, BA, BSc, University of Pretoria (South Africa); MS, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Ph.D., Northeastern University—Assistant Professor, Solar Energy, Nanomaterials, Terahertz Spectroscopy

Reginald Rogers, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MS, Northeastern University; Ph.D. University of Michigan—Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering; Carbon Nanotubes, Chemical and Biological Sensors, Battery Materials, Novel Nanomaterials

Sean L. Rommel, BS, Ph.D., University of Delaware—Associate Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering; Emerging Semiconductor Devices, Photonic Devices, Integration

Ferat E. Sahin, BS, Istanbul Technical University (Turkey); MS, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering; Artificial Intelligence, Control Systems, Robotics

Michael Schrlau, BS, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania—Assistant Professor, Bioengineering and Microsystems

Thomas W. Smith, BS, John Carroll University; Ph.D., University of Michigan—Professor, Chemistry; Organic/Polymer Chemistry: synthesis and device applications of block copolymer systems and nano composites

Jiandi Wan, BS, MS, Wuhuan University (China); Ph.D., Boston University—Assistant Professor, Microfluidics, Signaling Dynamics of the Microvascular System, Microemulsion-based Functional Materials, Photocatalytic Multiphase Reactions

Jing Zhang, BS, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China); Ph.D., Lehigh University—Kate Gleason Assistant Professor, Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering; II-N Semiconductors, Light Emitters, Thermoelectric Devices