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Abrams, Daniel

Assistant Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

dmabrams( at )northwestern.edu
Complex systems; nonlinear dynamics; coupled oscillators; dynamics on networks; mathematical models of social systems; mathematical geoscience
Achenbach, Jan

Walter P. Murphy and Distinguished McCormick School Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

Walter P. Murphy and Distinguished McCormick School Professor Emeritus

achenbach( at )northwestern.edu
Propagation of mechanical disturbances in solids; ultrasonic methods for quantitative nondestructive evaluation; mechanics of materials and structures and structural safety, with emphasis on the mechanics of fracture, damage, and creep, size effects and scaling, probabilistic mechanics, nano-mechanics and hygrothermal effects, and with applications to concrete, fiber composites, tough ceramics, rocks, soils, bone, snow, and sea ice.
Amaral, Luis A.N.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

amaral( at )northwestern.edu
Complex networks in nature; system-level modeling of biological processes; study of innovation and creativity
Ameer, Guillermo A.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery

g-ameer( at )northwestern.edu
Bio-artificial organ systems; cell delivery and transplantation; tissue engineering
Ankenman, Bruce

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

Director of Undergraduate Programs for the Segal Design Institute

ankenman( at )northwestern.edu
Statistical design of industrial and simulation experiments; engineering design and development; quality improvement and quality control; applied statistical methods
Apley, Daniel

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

apley( at )northwestern.edu
Statistical modeling and analysis of engineering systems; statistical learning and data mining; quality engineering and six sigma; manufacturing process diagnosis and control
Argall, Brenna

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

brenna.argall( at )northwestern.edu
Robotics; machine learning; machine and human interactions; applications to rehabilitation.
Armbruster, Benjamin

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

armbruster( at )northwestern.edu
Engineering applications in health care
Aydin, Koray

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

aydin( at )northwestern.edu
Metamaterials; plasmonics; nanophotonic devices; solid-state electronics; photovoltaics; nanofabrication
Backman, Vadim

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Walter Dill Scott Professor

v-backman( at )northwestern.edu
Biophotonic; nanoscale imaging; optical and molecular technologies for cancer research and diagnosis; biophysics of cellular nanostructure and nanoenvironment; cancer biomarkers
Bagheri, Neda

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

n-bagheri( at )northwestern.edu
Computational systems biology and complex regulatory networks; dynamical systems and control theory; applications to immunology, cancer, and circadian rhythms
Balogun, Oluwaseyi

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

o-balogun( at )northwestern.edu
Ultrasonic Near Field Optical Microscopy; Optical Sensors; Nondestructive Materials Characterization; Dynamic Deformation of Materials; Nanomechanical Resonators;
Barnett, Scott

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

s-barnett( at )northwestern.edu
Deposition, structure, and properties of thin-film ceramic and semiconductor materials; solid oxide fuel cells
Bayliss, Alvin

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

a-bayliss( at )northwestern.edu
Numerical methods for partial differential equations; spectral methods; combustion; fluid dynamics; wave propagation
Bazant, Zdenek P.

McCormick Institute Professor, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering

z-bazant( at )northwestern.edu
Mechanics of materials and structures and structural safety, with emphasis on the mechanics of fracture, damage mechanics, size effects and scaling, probabilistic mechanics, nano-mechanics, concrete creep and hygrothermal effects, structural stability and finite strain continuum mechanics; applied to concrete, fiber composites, soft-in-shear (sandwich) structures, tough ceramics, rocks, soils, rigid foams, bone, snow and sea ice. Structural applications: Concrete structures (bridges, tall buildings, dams, nuclear reactor structures), large ship hulls, automobile crashworthiness, thin films.
Bedzyk, Michael

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Physics and Astronomy

Co-Director, Northwestern Synchroton Research Center

Chair of Materials Science and Engineering

bedzyk( at )northwestern.edu
X-ray scattering; spectroscopy of interface structures
Belytschko, Ted

Walter P. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Computation Mechanics and (by courtesy) Civil and Environmental Engineering

tedbelytschko( at )northwestern.edu
Computational mechanics; finite element and element-free Galerkin methods; multi-scale computational methods
Berry, Randy

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

rberry( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Various aspects of resource allocation in wireless networks; traffic grooming in WDM based optical networks; traffic control in TCP/IP networks
Birnbaum, Larry

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

l-birnbaum( at )northwestern.edu
Natural language processing; case-based reasoning; machine learning; human-computer interaction; educational software; computer vision
Blair, Neal

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth and Planetary Sciences

n-blair( at )northwestern.edu
Biogeochemical transformations of carbon with an emphasis on process-oriented studies of the evolution and fate of organic matter in surficial environments
Booth, Laurence

Richard C. Halpern/Rise International Distinguished Architect in Residence

Clinical Professor

lbooth( at )boothhansen.com
Architecture
Brinson, L. Catherine

Jerome B. Cohen Professor of Mechanical Engineering

cbrinson( at )northwestern.edu
Multiscale mechanics of advanced materials, including shape memory alloys, polymer nanocomposites, and biomaterials: synthesis, characterization and modeling
Broadbelt, Linda J.

Chair and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor

broadbelt( at )northwestern.edu
Multi-scale modeling of complex reacting systems; design of nano-structured catalysts; discovery of novel biochemical pathways; polymerization and depolymerization kinetics
Burghardt, Wesley R.

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

w-burghardt( at )northwestern.edu
Polymer science; rheology; non-Newtonian fluid mechanics
Buscarnera, Giuseppe

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

g-buscarnera( at )northwestern.edu
Constitutive modeling of geomaterials with emphasis on the effects of non-mechanical perturbations; mechanics of unsaturated soils; theory of material stability and its application to geo-engineering problems
Bustamante, Fabian E.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

fabianb( at )northwestern.edu
Design, deployment, and evaluation of large-scale distributed systems in both wide-area and mobile networks
Butz, Arthur

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

butz( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Digital signal processing; median and related filtering
Cao, Jian

Associate Vice President for Research

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Civil and Environmental Engineering

jcao( at )northwestern.edu
Microforming; surface texturing; sheet metal forming; composite sheet forming; instability analysis; laser processes
Carr, Stephen

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Engineering

s-carr( at )northwestern.edu
Novel polymer solids; materials selection
Carroll, Timothy

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology

t-carroll( at )northwestern.edu
Development of MRk-space sampling and image reconstruction strategies for acquisition of high spatial resolution time-resolved MR angiograms
Chang, Robert

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Director, Materials Research Institute

r-chang( at )northwestern.edu
Nanoscale materials design; synthesis; and device fabrication
Chen, Wei

Wilson-Cook Professor in Engineering Design

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

weichen( at )northwestern.edu
Design optimization; design under uncertainty; multidisciplinary design optimization; simulation based design; design theory and methodology
Chen, Yan

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

ychen( at )northwestern.edu
Computer network security, measurement and diagnosis for large scale networks and distributed systems
Chopp, David

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

chopp( at )northwestern.edu
Numerical methods; scientific computations; motion of interfaces. Applications include bacterial biofilms; neurophysiology; crack propagation; and solidification, among others.
Chou, Karen

Assistant Chair of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Clinical Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

karen-chou( at )northwestern.edu
Structural reliability and safety; structural health monitoring; engineering education; development of engineering learning tools
Choudhary, Alok

Henry and Isabelle Dever Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

a-choudhary( at )northwestern.edu
High-performance computing; data intensive computing; scalable data mining; computer architecture; high-performance I/O systems and software
Chung, Yip-Wah

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

ywchung( at )northwestern.edu
Surface science, tribology, design and characterization of hard coatings and thing films, and alloy development
Clark, Mark

Clinical Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

mark-clark( at )northwestern.edu
Mechanics of coagulation/flocculation and membranes in drinking water treatment
Cole, Jennifer

Assistant Chair of Chemical and Biological Engineering

jennifer-cole( at )northwestern.edu
Engineering education research; analytical and computational skills in capstone design
Colgate, J. E.

Allen K. and Johnnie Cordell Breed Senior Professor in Design

colgate( at )northwestern.edu
Robotics; human-machine interaction; haptic interface; cobots
Conley, James

Clinical Professor of Technology Industry Management and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

j-conleya( at )northwestern.edu
Strategic use of intangible assets and intellectual properties to build and sustain competitive advantage
Contractor, Noshir

Jane & William White Professor of Behavioral Sciences

nosh( at )northwestern.edu
Social and knowledge networks; theories, statistical and computational methods
Corr, David

Clinical Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

d-corr( at )northwestern.edu
Structural engineering and mechanics; structural sensing and diagnostics; failure analysis and forensic engineering; performance of civil engineering materials; stochastic methods and structural reliability
Cossairt, Oliver S.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Lisa Wissner-Slivka and Benjamin Slivka Junior Professor in Computer Science

oliver.cossairt( at )northwestern.edu
Optics; image processing; computer vision; computational imaging and displays; and computer graphics
Crist, Buckley

Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering

b-crist( at )northwestern.edu
Polymer solids and blends
Cusatis, Gianluca

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

g-cusatis( at )northwestern.edu
Mechanics of infrastructure materials and constitutive modeling of concrete and cementitious composites
Daniel, Isaac M.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Director of the Center for Intelligent Processing of Composites

imdaniel( at )northwestern.edu
Processing; characterization; micromechanics; fracture; fatigue; dynamic behavior; environmental effects; damage mechanics; nondestructive evaluation; life prediction
Davis, Stephen

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

sdavis( at )northwestern.edu
Theoretical fluid mechanics; hydrodynamic stability and interfacial phenomena; material science; thin films and crystal growth; asymptotic and variational methods
Dinda, Peter

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

pdinda( at )northwestern.edu
Resource management and prediction for distributed computing and distributive interactive applications; peer-to-peer systems
Dolinskaya, Irina

William A. Patterson Junior Professor

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

dolira( at )northwestern.edu
Evolving systems and effective planning under limited information; applications include problems in humanitarian logistics, optimum vessel performance in evolving nonlinear wavefields, and autonomous navigation for amphibious vehicles
Dowding, Charles H.

Associate Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

c-dowding( at )northwestern.edu
Construction vibrations; time domain reflectometry technology; subsurface exploration decisions
Downey, Douglas

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

d-downey( at )northwestern.edu
Information extraction; machine learning; data mining
Dravid, Vinayak P.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Abraham Harris Professor

Director, Northwestern University Atomic and Nanoscale Characterization (NUANCE) Center

v-dravid( at )northwestern.edu
Understanding and manipulating complex atomic and nanoscale features and phenomena
Dunand, David

James N. and Margie M. Krebs Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Co-Director, Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN)

dunand( at )northwestern.edu
Processing, structure, and properties of metallic alloys, composites, and foams
Durango-Cohen, Pablo

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

pdc( at )northwestern.edu
Transportation infrastructure management; modeling and analysis of production control systems; stochastic and adaptive control; statistics and economics
Ehmann, Kornel F.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

k-ehmann( at )northwestern.edu
Micro/meso-scale manufacturing; precision engineering; machine tool dynamics and control; material removal processes; automation and robotics
Espinosa, Horacio D.

James N. and Nancy J. Farley Professor in Manufacturing & Entrepreneurship

Director, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Program

espinosa( at )northwestern.edu
Micro-electro-mechanical systems; nano-electro-mechanical systems; thin films and MEMS materials; mechanics of biomaterials; dynamic failure of advanced materials
Faber, Katherine

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

k-faber( at )northwestern.edu
Multifunctional ceramics; ceramic composites; and coatings
Findler, Robert

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

robby( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Programming languages; PDEs, contracts, and tools to help semantics engineers
Fine, Morris

Walter P. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering in Service

Technological Institute Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering in Service

Member of the Graduate Faculty

m-fine412( at )northwestern.edu
Alloy design and development; Alloys strengthened by nano precipitates
Finno, Richard

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

r-finno( at )northwestern.edu
Combining theory and practice to reconcile full-scale field performance with analytical and numerical predictions
Forbus, Ken

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

forbus( at )northwestern.edu
Qualitative reasoning; spatial reasoning; analogical reasoning and learning; learning from natural language; inference engine design
Fourer, Robert

Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

4er( at )northwestern.edu
Algebraic modeling languages; detection and transformation of optimization problem types; optimization cyberinfrastructures
Freeman, Arthur J.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Physics and Astronomy

ajf328( at )northwestern.edu
Theoretical/computational condensed matter physics and materials science
Freeman, Randy

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

freeman( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Nonlinear control theory; robust control and optimal control; nonlinear system theory; control and estimation for multi-agent systems
Freeman, Richard

Clinical Assistant Professor of Undergraduate Engineering

richard.freeman( at )northwestern.edu
Computer Engineering, Digital Design, Information Assurance and Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems. Engineering Education, Assessment, Curricular Development and Outreach Retention.
Gaillard, Jean-Francois

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Earth and Planetary Sciences

jf-gaillard( at )northwestern.edu
Environmental geochemistry: metal speciation and biogeochemical cycling of metals and metalloids
Gatchell, David

Clinical Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering

d-gatchell( at )northwestern.edu
Engineering design
Gerber, Elizabeth

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Allen K. and Johnnie Cordell Breed Junior Professor of Design

egerber( at )northwestern.edu
Design and innovation; human-computer interaction; crowdsourcing; motivation
Ghosal, Sandip

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

s-ghosal( at )northwestern.edu
Fluid mechanics; micro-scale flows near changed interfaces; mathematical biology
Glucksberg, Matthew R.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

m-glucksberg( at )northwestern.edu
Pulmonary mechanics and lung liquid transport; blood pressure and flow in the retinal circulation; noninvasive sensing of blood flow and analytes
Goodman, Adam

Clinical Assistant Professor of Undergraduate Engineering

a-goodman( at )northwestern.edu
Leadership, especially Assessment, Coaching and Development Teamwork, especially Assessment Enterprise Level Software for Coaching, Leadership and Teamwork
Gray, Kimberly A.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

k-gray( at )northwestern.edu
Catalysis; environmental chemistry; treatment technology
Grayson, Matthew

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

mgrayson( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Magnetotransport; quantum Hall effect; semiconductor quantum devices; amorphous oxide semiconductors; novel thermoelectric materials
Grzybowski, Bartosz A.

Kenneth Burgess Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Director of Non-Equilibrium Energy Research Center (NERC)

grzybor( at )northwestern.edu
Complex dissipative systems; theory of non-equilibrium self-organization; self-assembly
Guo, Dongning

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

dguo( at )northwestern.edu
Capacity and optimal design of mobile ad hoc networks; fundamental relationships of information theory and estimation theory; the application of statistical physics and random matrix theory in communication problems
Hadavi, Ahmad

Clinical Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Director, Master of Project Management

a-hadavi( at )northwestern.edu
Life cycle analysis; productivity improvement; labor motivational techniques; construction cost engineering; infrastructure rehabilitation; construction methods and innovations; international construction
Haddad,  Abraham H.

Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

ahaddad( at )ece.northwestern.edu
Stochastic hybrid systems; channel allocation for multiple services digital networks; estimation, detection, and filtering of hybrid and nonlinear systems; applications to communications networks and manufacturing control; singular perturbation theory
Hammond, Kristian J.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

hammond( at )infolab.northwestern.edu
Creating systems for education, performance support, and entertainment that exploit principles of cognitive science and artificial intelligence
Hardavellas, Nikos

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

nikos( at )northwestern.edu
Parallel computer architecture, memory systems, runtime environments, optical interconnects, elastic fidelity computing, design for dark silicon, data-oriented software architectures
Hartline, Jason D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

hartline( at )northwestern.edu
Theoretical computer science; game theory; economics; design and analysis of auction mechanisms and pricing algorithms
Hartmann, Mitra

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

m-hartmann( at )northwestern.edu
Sensorimotor integration; robots as tools for studying neuroscience; sensory acquisition behaviors; neuroethology
Hazen, Gordon

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

gbh305( at )northwestern.edu
Decision analysis, utility and preference modeling; medical decision analysis; cost-effectiveness analysis of medical treatment decisions; normative expert systems
Henschen, Larry

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

henschen( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Web-based programming systems for automated code generation, especially for sensor network nodes; universal access in human computer interaction; graphical interfaces for programming; automated reasoning and applications to heterogeneous databases.
Herbst, Walter

Clinical Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of the Master of Product Development Program

w-herbst( at )northwestern.edu
Product development and marketing
Hersam, Mark C.

Bette and Neison Harris Chair in Teaching Excellence

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Director, Materials Research Science and Engineering (MRSEC)

m-hersam( at )northwestern.edu
Nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; sensors; alternative energy; catalysis; semiconductors; carbon nanotubes; graphene; organic and biological functionalization; nanolithography; scanning probe microscopy
Ho, Seng-Tiong

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

sth( at )northwestern.edu
Nano-photonics; optical communications; photonics integration; organic photonics; photonic materials research; heterogeneous photonics; ultrafast nonlinear photonics; micro-optics; device simulation; quantum optics
Holderfield, Greg

Clinical Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of the Segal Design Institute

Co-Director of the MMM Program

g-holderfield( at )northwestern.edu
He is a passionate advocate for the power of design and is well known in the field of design. His design work has been recognized globally, having received over 25 design awards. His research interests include: design thinking, industrial design, product design and development, and design management.
Honig, Michael

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

mh( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Mobile, wireless, and multiuser communications; adaptive signal processing; network resource allocation
Horn, Michael

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Education and Social Policy

michael-horn( at )northwestern.edu
Human-computer interaction; use of emerging technologies in learning settings
Horswill, Ian

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

ian( at )northwestern.edu
Control systems for autonomous agents; modeling and simulation of emotion, personality, and social behavior for virtual characters for games and interactive narrative
Huang, Jiaxing

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

jiaxing-huang( at )northwestern.edu
Synthesis, assembly, and properties of metal nanoparticles, organic nanowires, and graphene-based materials
Huang, Yonggang

Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

y-huang( at )northwestern.edu
Mechanics of materials and structures; fracture mechanics; composite materials; micromechanics; atomistic-based continuum mechanics; mechanics of stretchable electronics
Iravani, Seyed M.R.

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

s-iravani( at )northwestern.edu
Applications of stochastic processes and queuing theory in the design and control of manufacturing, service operations systems and supply chains
Jewett, Mike

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

m-jewett( at )northwestern.edu
Synthetic biology; cell-free biology; biotechnology; artificial cells; systems biology; metabolic engineering
Joester, Derk

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

d-joester( at )northwestern.edu
Bio-mineralization; (reverse) engineering biological composite materials synthesis
Johnson, Mark

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

m-johnson2( at )northwestern.edu
Ocular biomechanics; biofluids and transport; transport through connective tissues; glaucoma; chaos and diffusion
Joseph, Russell

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

rjoseph( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Computer architecture, microprocessor design for reliability and variability tolerance, power-aware computing
Kao, Ming-Yang

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

kao( at )northwestern.edu
Application, design, analysis, and implementation of discrete algorithms and combinatorial optimization
Kath, William

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Neurobiology

kath( at )northwestern.edu
Computational neuroscience; fiber optics; wave propagation; nonlinear dynamics; complex systems
Katsaggelos, Aggelos K.

AT&T Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

aggk( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Multimedia signal processing; multimedia communications; computer vision; pattern recognition; DNA signal processing
Keer, Leon M.

Walter P. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

l-keer( at )northwestern.edu
Engineering mechanics; tribology
Kelso, David M.

Clinical Professor of Biomedical Engineering

kels( at )northwestern.edu
Medical instrumentation; biosensors; kinetics of antibody and DNA binding reactions in solution and on solid phases; pharmacokinetics; optimization of drug administration
Keten, Sinan

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering

s-keten( at )northwestern.edu
Atomistic and multi-scale modeling and simulation; mechanics and dynamics of organic, biological and bioinspired materials.
Kim, Gloria

Clinical Associate Professor

Assistant Director, Master's Program

gloria-kim( at )northwestern.edu
Molecular imaging; biomaterials; drug delivery; biosensors; bioinstrumentation; engineering education
Kiser, Patrick F.

Visiting Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Visiting Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

patrick.kiser( at )northwestern.edu
The primary focus of the Kiser research group is drug delivery technology for applications in women’s health
Klabjan, Diego

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Director of Master of Science in Analytics Program

d-klabjan( at )northwestern.edu
Analytics; business intelligence; smart grid; transportation; supply chain management; optimization
Krishnaswamy, Sridhar

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of Center of Quality Engineering and Failure Prevention

s-krishnaswamy( at )northwestern.edu
Multifunctional materials and systems and intelligent structural health management of safety-critical structures
Krizek, Raymond J.

Stanley F. Pepper Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

rjkrizek( at )northwestern.edu
Injectability; mechanical properties of grouted sands; disposal of waste slurries; soil-structure interaction; engineering behavior of dredged materials; dynamic response of soils
Kulkarni, Manohar

Clinical Full Professor and Assistant Chairperson of Mechanical Engineering

manohar.kulkarni( at )northwestern.edu
Energy Optimal Control of Thermal Systems; Thermal Systems Design and Analyses; Energy Management
Kumar, Prem

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Physics

AT&T Professor of Information Technology

Director of Center for Photonic Communication and Computing

kumarp( at )northwestern.edu
Quantum communications and computing; nonlinear and quantum optics; fiberoptic communications; all-optical networks
Kung, Harold H.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

hkung( at )northwestern.edu
Catalysis; novel materials; sustainability; renewable energy; environmental chemistry; reaction engineering
Kuzmanovic, Aleksandar

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

akuzma( at )cs.northwestern.edu
Computer networking with emphasis on design, measurements, analysis, denial of service resiliency, and prototype implementation of protocols and algorithms for the Internet
Lauhon, Lincoln J.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

lauhon( at )northwestern.edu
Synthesis and nanoscale characterization of low-dimensional materials
Lee, Chung-Chieh

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

cclee( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Statistical signal processing; wireless data network protocol design; network modeling and performance evaluation; packet scheduling and QoS control; process scheduling; computer algorithm design and complexity analysis; automated document recognition; robust speaker verification
Leonard, Josh

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

j-leonard( at )northwestern.edu
Synthetic biology; cellular and protein engineering; gene therapy; systems biology; immunology; cancer
Leonardi, Paul

Pentair-Nugent Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

leonardi( at )northwestern.edu
Organization studies; communication studies; technology studies
Lichter, Seth

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

s-lichter( at )northwestern.edu
Fluid dynamics; Hamiltonian systems; protein folding
Lin, Wei-Chung

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

linw( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Computer vision; pattern recognition; neural networks; computer graphics
Linehan, John

Clinical Professor of Biomedical Engineering

linehan( at )northwestern.edu
Medical device innovation process; health technology assessment; FDA regulation of medical devices
Linetsky, Vadim

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

vlinetsky( at )northwestern.edu
Financial engineering; credit risk modeling; pricing and hedging of barrier and look-back options; modeling the term structure of interest rates
Linsenmeier, Robert A.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Neurobiology, and Ophthalmology

Director of Northwestern Center for Engineering Education Research

r-linsenmeier( at )northwestern.edu
Microenvironment of the mammalian retina, including oxygen and pH regulation, in health and disease; engineering education research
Liu, Chang

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering

changliu( at )northwestern.edu
Micro-fabrication technology; nanofabrication; bio-inspired sensors; smart integrated systems
Liu, Shu Q.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

sliu( at )northwestern.edu
Cardiovascular regenerative engineering; hepatic cell mobilization in response to myocardial ischemia; hepatic cell mediation of cardioprotection; pattern formation of vascular smooth muscle cells
Liu, Wing K.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Mechanical Engineering

w-liu( at )northwestern.edu
Computational nanotechnology; multi-scale analysis and design; modeling of MEMS and NEMS devices; computational biology; reproducing kernel particle and wavelets methods
Lueptow, Richard M.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Co-Director of Master of Product Development Program

Senior Associate Dean for Research

r-lueptow( at )northwestern.edu
Granular flows; fluid mixing; granular mixing and segregation; Taylor-Couette flows; chaos; reverse osmosis and filtration.
Luijten, Erik

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

luijten( at )northwestern.edu
Computational statistical mechanics of complex fluids; electrostatically driven self-assembly phenomena; phase behavior and kinetics of colloidal suspensions and polymeric systems; Monte Carlo algorithms
Lynch, Kevin

Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

kmlynch( at )northwestern.edu
Motion planning and control for robotic manipulation and under-actuated systems; decentralized control of multi-robot systems; physical human-robot interaction
MacIver, Malcolm A.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

maciver( at )northwestern.edu
Neurobiology of sensorimotor integration; biomechanics; bio-inspired robotics
Mahmassani, Hani

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation

masmah( at )northwestern.edu
Multimodal transportation systems analysis; planning and operations; dynamic network modeling and optimization; transit network planning and design; user behavior and telematics; telecommunication-transportation interactions; large-scale human infrastructure systems; real-time operation of logistics and distribution systems
Marasco, Mike

Clinical Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

mmarasco( at )northwestern.edu
Fostering innovation via entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship; growing a company with little or no capital
Marcelino, Luisa

Research Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering

l-marcelino( at )northwestern.edu
Effects of global climate change in the dynamics of biological partnerships involving microbes, in particular reef-forming corals and their associated algae; light scattering and propagation in coral tissue and skeleton; characterization of microbes at the cell and genetic level; characterization of the symbiotic relationship and of its limitations (i.e., coral bleaching when corals undergo thermal stress)
Markl, Michael

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology

mmarkl( at )northwestern.edu
Cardiovascular diseases; cardiovascular imaging; radiology
Marks, Laurence

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

l-marks( at )northwestern.edu
Nanoparticles; nanotribology; surface science; transmission electron microscopy; electron crystallography
Marks, Tobin J.

Vladimir N. Ipatieff Professor of Catalytic Chemistry and (by courtesy) Materials Science and Engineering

t-marks( at )northwestern.edu
Hard and soft electronic and photonic materials
Masanet, Eric

Morris E. Fine Junior Professor in Materials and Manufacturing

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

eric.masanet( at )northwestern.edu
Energy technology systems; product life-cycle systems; multi-scale and techno-economic models of industrial energy and resource systems
Mason, Thomas

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

t-mason( at )northwestern.edu
Electroceramics, ceramics for energy-conversion, nanoceramics
Matkowsky, Bernard J.

John Evans Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

b-matkowsky( at )northwestern.edu
Asymptotic and perturbation methods; bifurcation and stability; nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; combustion; stochastic dynamical systems
Mehrotra, Sanjay

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

mehrotra( at )iems.northwestern.edu
Stochastic and discrete optimization algorithms; decision under uncertainty; healthcare systems; portfolio optimization
Memik, Gokhan

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

g-memik( at )northwestern.edu
Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, and Mobile Computing
Memik, Seda O.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

f-memik( at )northwestern.edu
Thermal-aware synthesis; automated design of thermal sensor infrastructures for complex systems; reconfigurable architectures and synthesis tools; synthesis for reconfigurable streaming processors
Messersmith, Phillip B.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

Erastus Otis Haven Professor

philm( at )northwestern.edu
Biomimetic/bioinspired materials; bio-interfaces and antifouling polymers; nanoscience/nanotechnology
Miksis, Michael J.

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

miksis( at )northwestern.edu
Theoretical and computational fluid mechanics; materials science and biology, especially free boundary problems, multiphase flows, and stability theory; asymptotic and perturbation methods; computational methods
Miller, William M.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

wmmiller( at )northwestern.edu
Cell and tissue culture applications in biotechnology and medicine
Mirkin, Chad

George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

chadnano( at )northwestern.edu
Developing methods for controlling the architecture of molecules and materials on the nano scale and utilizing such structures in the development of analytical tools
Mohseni, Hooman

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

hmohseni( at )northwestern.edu
Single photon detectors; electro-optical modulators; photonic integrated circuits; nanophotonics; novel optoelectronic devices; novel infrared detectors
Mrksich, Milan

Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Cell and Molecular Biology

milan.mrksich( at )northwestern.edu
Biomaterials and interfaces; cell adhesion and migration; electroactive interfaces; physical organic chemistry of interfacial reactions; bio-inspired nanostructured materials; biochips
Murphey, Todd

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

t-murphey( at )northwestern.edu
Modeling and control of complex mechanical and biological systems
Murray, Wendy M.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

w-murray( at )northwestern.edu
Biomechanics as a framework for investigating how we move and control our arms and hands
Nelson, Barry

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Chair of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

nelsonb( at )northwestern.edu
Stochastic modeling and analysis; design and analysis of simulation experiments; queuing; financial risk measurement
Nie, Yu (Marco)

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

y-nie( at )northwestern.edu
Network optimization; traffic flow theory; traffic simulation
Nocedal, Jorge

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

nocedal( at )ece.northwestern.edu
Optimization; scientific computing; software; applications of optimization in computer-aided design, finance, atmospheric sciences, classification, and medical imaging; parallel computing
Nohadani, Omid

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

nohadani( at )northwestern.edu
Robust optimization, engineering design, health care and radiation therapy, decisions and data analytics under uncertainty, non-linear optimization, simulation methods and high performance computing.
Norman, Don

Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Segal Design Institute

Design strategy: how designers and design thinking can help drive both incremental and radical innovation within the company
Notestein, Justin M.

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

j-notestein( at )northwestern.edu
Multifunctional materials and catalysts; molecularly structured surfaces; energy
Odom, Teri

Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition Professor of Chemistry and (by courtesy) Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

todom( at )northwestern.edu
Nanofabrication, plasmonic materials and characterization, nano-lasers, bioimaging.
Olds, Suzanne

Assistant Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Senior Lecturer of Biomedical Engineering

s-olds( at )northwestern.edu
Bioengineering education
Olmstead, W. E.

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

weo( at )northwestern.edu
Reaction-diffusion processes; anomalous diffusion; fluid mechanics; shear localization; bifurcation theory; integral equations; singular perturbations; mathematical finance
Olson, Gregory B.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

g-olson( at )northwestern.edu
Dynamic multilevel structure; systems design of materials
Olvera de la Cruz, Monica

Lawyer Taylor Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

m-olvera( at )northwestern.edu
Polymer theory; phase transformations; poly-electrolytes
Ottino, Julio M.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Distinguished Robert R. McCormick Institute Professor

Dean

jm-ottino( at )northwestern.edu
Complex systems; dynamics of granular matter, mixing and segregation processes
Packman, Aaron I.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

a-packman( at )northwestern.edu
Environmental and Microbial Transport Processes
Pappas, Thrasyvoulos (Thrasos) N.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

pappas( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Image and video quality and compression; image and video analysis; content-based retrieval; perceptual models formultimedia processing; model-based halftoning; tactile and multimodal interfaces.
Pardo, Bryan

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

pardo( at )northwestern.edu
Search engines for music databases; machine accompaniment of human musicians; separation of sound sources in a stereo mix
Patankar, Neelesh A.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

n-patankar( at )northwestern.edu
Fast and efficient algorithms for fully resolved simulation of immersed bodies in fluids
Perreault, Eric J.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

e-perreault( at )northwestern.edu
Multi-joint control of movement and posture in able-bodied individuals and individuals with neuromotor pathologies
Perry, Ohad

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

ohad.perry( at )northwestern.edu
Stochastic systems and applied probability; performance analysis and control of queuing networks arising in service and manufacturing systems; applications of queuing theory in control and design of call centers; inventory with pricing control
Peshkin, Michael A.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

peshkin( at )northwestern.edu
Robotics; surface haptics; human-machine interface; rehab robotics; sensors and actuators
Petford-Long, Amanda

Senior Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Lab

Director, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Lab

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

petford.long( at )anl.gov
Understanding the behavior of magnetic, ferroelectric, and multiferroic oxide nanostructures, and in particular determining the role that interfaces play in controlling this behavior
Qu, Jianmin

Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

j-qu( at )northwestern.edu
Mechanics of materials; micromechanics; fracture mechanics; reliability of microelectronics packaging; wave propagation and nondestructive evaluation
Rahimi, Morteza Amir

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

marahimi( at )northwestern.edu
Analytics; system infrastructure design and operations, large scale software projects, and IT policy and management
Ratner, Mark A.

Morrison Professor of Chemistry and (by courtesy) Materials Science and Engineering

ratner( at )northwestern.edu
Modeling of energy capture and storage systems; electron transfer and molecular electronics; dynamics of polymer electrolyte transport; self-consistent field models for coupled vibration reaction dynamics; meanfield models for extended systems; photonics in nanoscale systems; energetics of DNA/protein binding
Razeghi, Manijeh

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

razeghi( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
High-power quantum cascade lasers; type-II superlattice infrared photo-detectors; quantum dot photo-detectors; UV and visible lasers; LEDs; photo-detectors; avalanche diodes; quantum well infrared photo-detectors
Riecke, Hermann

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

h-riecke( at )northwestern.edu
Spatially extended dynamical systems; bifurcation theory with symmetry; complex patterns; spatiotemporal chaos; dynamics of neuronal networks with heterogeneous connectivity; information processing by neuronal networks in the olfactory bulb and the retina; adaptive neural networks
Riesbeck, Chris

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

c-riesbeck( at )northwestern.edu
Case-based reasoning; memory-based language understanding; intelligent interfaces for knowledge acquisition and teaching
Rudnicki, John

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

jwrudn( at )northwestern.edu
Inelastic behavior and failure of solids, especially geomaterials; coupling of deformation with pore fluid diffusion
Ryskin, Gregory

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Fluid dynamics; statistical physics; geophysics
Sahakian, Alan V.

Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

sahakian( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Cardiac electrophysiology (especially atrial fibrillation and its treatment by automatic implanted devices); diagnostic instrumentation for medical and aerospace applications
Scheuermann, Peter

Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

peters( at )ece.northwestern.edu
Physical database design; parallel I/O systems; distributed and federated database systems; web caching and replication; data mining; mobile computing
Schofer, Joseph L.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

j-schofer( at )northwestern.edu
Planning and management of transportation systems; provision and use of data and information to support effective decision making and evaluation of systems, plans, and projects
Scott, Evan

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

evan.scott( at )northwestern.edu
Development of immunoengineering tools for controlled immunomodulation
Seidman, David

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Founding Director of the Northwestern University Center for Atom-Probe Tomography (NUCAPT)

d-seidman( at )northwestern.edu
High-temperature structural metallic alloys; phase transformations in metallic alloys; atomic-scale interfacial phenomena in metals and semiconductors; silicidation reactions; three-dimensional atom-probetomography and field-ion microscopy
Shah, Ramille

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, (by courtesy) Biomedical Engineering and Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine

ramille-shah( at )northwestern.edu
Development and Characterization of 3D Printed Materials for Biomedical, Energy, and Advanced Structural Applications
Shah, Surendra P.

Walter P. Murphy Emeritus Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

s-shah( at )northwestern.edu
Connecting microscopic behavior to structural response of concrete
Shahriar, Selim

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

shahriar( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Nanotechnologies at atomic level; quantum memory; quantum computing; quantum communication; atom-interferometric nanolithography; atomic gyroscopes; high density optical data storage; data buffers using slow light; super-parallel database search engines; high-efficiency optical phase conjugation
Shea, Lonnie D.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

l-shea( at )northwestern.edu
Regenerative medicine; biomaterials; gene therapy; drug delivery; systems biology; cell transplantation; spinal cord; diabetes; infertility; cancer
Shull, Kenneth

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

k-shull( at )northwestern.edu
Polymer surfaces and interfaces; micromechanics of soft materials
Silber, Mary

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

m-silber( at )northwestern.edu
Dynamical systems and their applications; group theoretic methods in bifurcation theory; symmetry-breaking bifurcations and pattern-forming instabilities
Smilowitz, Karen

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

ksmilowitz( at )northwestern.edu
Period vehicle routing problem with service choice; multi-resource routing problems; inventory and routing problems in food distribution; last mile distribution in humanitarian relief
Snurr, Randall Q.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

snurr( at )northwestern.edu
Molecular modeling; development of new materials; diffusion in nanoporous materials; adsorption; catalysis; membrane separations; energy storage
Sohrab, Siavash

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

s-sohrab( at )northwestern.edu
Combustion; thermodynamics; fluid mechanics; statistical mechanics; quantum mechanics; gas dynamics; applied mathematics
Stair, Kathleen A.

Assistant Chair of Materials Science and Engineering

Senior Lecturer of Materials Science and Engineering

kstair( at )northwestern.edu
Engineering education; laboratory exercises in materials science; technical writing
Staum, Jeremy

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

j-staum( at )northwestern.edu
Financial engineering; computer simulation applied to problems of risk management or pricing derivative securities; efficient algorithms for risk management
Stupp, Samuel

Board of Trustees Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Medicine

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Director, Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Center for Regenerative Nanomedicine

s-stupp( at )northwestern.edu
Self-assembly; supramolecular materials; synthesis of new materials; nanotechnology; solar energy materials; biomaterials for regenerative medicine
Sun, Cheng

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

c-sun( at )northwestern.edu
Scalable 3D nano-fabrication of integrated nano-systems
Szleifer, Igal

Christina Enroth-Cugell Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

igalsz( at )northwestern.edu
Protein adsorption and biocompatible materials; lipid layers and model cell membranes; drug delivery systems; ligand-receptor binding and responsive materials
Taflove, Allen

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

taflove( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) computational solution techniques for Maxwell's equations, with science and engineering applications from ultra-low frequencies to visible light; advanced biophotonics techniques for detection of early-stage human cancers of the colon, pancreas, and lung.
Tamhane, Ajit

Senior Associate Dean for Planning and Graduate Studies

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

atamhane( at )northwestern.edu
Multiple comparison procedures with applications to multiple endpoints and dose findings in clinical trials; design of experiments; clustering
Thompson, Charles

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

c-thompson( at )northwestern.edu
Field research methods; systems engineering; systems project management
Torkelson, John M.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

j-torkelson( at )northwestern.edu
Dynamics; films; polymerization; phase behavior of polymers
Trajcevski, Goce

Assistant Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Senior Lecturer of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

g-trajcevski( at )northwestern.edu
Mobile data management and moving objects databases; data management in sensor networks; reactive behavior in dynamic and distributed environments
Tresch, Matthew

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

m-tresch( at )northwestern.edu
Neuro-physiological substrates of motor coordination; synchronization in spinal cord function; causation of behaviors through the combination of muscle synergies
Troy, John B.

Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

j-troy( at )northwestern.edu
Processing and analysis of images by the mammalian visual system; functional circuitry of the retina; signal theory applied to visual physiology; light adaptation; neural coding; visual prostheses; electrode technology for neural recording and stimulation
Tumblin, John E.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

j-tumblin( at )northwestern.edu
Computational photography and illumination; computer vision and interactive computer graphics; high dynamic range (HDR) images and image processing; digital archives of visual appearance for museum collections; human visual perception
Tyo, Keith E.J.

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

k-tyo( at )northwestern.edu
Synthetic biology; metabolic engineering; microbial engineering; systems biology; resource-poor healthcare delivery; biofuels
Van Duyne, Richard P.

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

vanduyne( at )northwestern.edu
Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Bio-analytical, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
Volpert, Vladimir

Chair of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

v-volpert( at )northwestern.edu
Nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; bifurcation and stability; traveling waves in reaction-diffusion systems; combustion; frontal polymerization
Voorhees, Peter W.

Frank C. Engelhart Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

p-voorhees( at )northwestern.edu
Thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations: solid oxide fuel cells; nanowire growth processes; measurement and analysis of materials microstructure in three-dimensions; and phase field models for interfacial evolution
Waechter, Andreas

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

andreas.waechter( at )northwestern.edu
Large-scale nonlinear continuous optimization; mixed-integer nonlinear optimization; open source software implementation; application of optimization algorithms to industrial and scientific problems
Walsh, Joseph T.

Vice President for Research

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

jwalsh( at )northwestern.edu
Optical stimulation of nervous tissue; polarization based imaging; surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy (SERS) for quantification of analytes
Wang, Qian Jane

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

qwang( at )northwestern.edu
Contact and interfacial mechanics; tribology; tribological design of mechanical systems
Wang, Yun

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

yun-wang( at )northwestern.edu
Environmental/medical microbiology and aquatic chemistry
Weertman, Johannes

Walter P. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering

Member of the Graduate Faculty

j-weertman2( at )northwestern.edu
Dislocation theory; mechanical properties of metals
Weertman, Julia

Walter P. Murphy Professor Emerita of Materials Science and Engineering

Member of the Graduate Faculty

jrweertman( at )northwestern.edu
Mechanical behavior and characterization of advanced materials, especially nanostructured metals
Wells, George

Louis Berger Junior Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

george.wells( at )northwestern.edu
Environmental biotechnology, Microbial ecology of natural and engineered systems, Resource and energy recovery from wastes, Sustainable sanitation and biological wastewater treatment, Microbial N cycling, short-circuit nitrogen removal systems, and nutrient pollution management and abatement, Microbial greenhouse gas production and management, and Mathematical modeling of biofilms and bioprocesses
Werwath, Mark

Clinical Associate Professor

Director of Master of Engineering Management Program

Associate Director of Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

m-werwath( at )northwestern.edu
Geographically distributed teams; leadership; organizational development and complex systems theory; chaos theory
Wessels, Bruce

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (by courtesy)

b-wessels( at )northwestern.edu
Electronic and photonic materials; oxide thin films; spintronic III-IV semiconductors
White, William

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

white( at )northwestern.edu
Behavior-based leadership; industrial psychology/organizational behavior; engineering entrepreneurship
Wilensky, Uri

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Education and Social Policy

uri( at )northwestern.edu
Modeling and representational infrastructure software; developing tools that enable users to simulate, explore and make sense of complex systems; developing new multi-agent modeling languages
Wilson, Jill H.

Clinical Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

Assistant Chair of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

jill.wilson( at )northwestern.edu
Integer programming and combinatorial optimization, study of operations research education
Wolverton, Chris

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

c-wolverton( at )northwestern.edu
Energy materials and atomic-scale computational materials science
Wu, Chi-Haur

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

chwu( at )ece.northwestern.edu
Bio-mimicking muscle damping control; autonomous robotics; assembly/disassembly automation; product life evaluation
Wu, Tai T.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Molecular and Cellular Biology

t-wu( at )northwestern.edu
Structural and functional relations of proteins and DNA, especially those pertaining to immuno-globulins and related proteins
Wu, Ying

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

yingwu( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Computer vision; visual motion tracking/capturing/recognition; statistical learning and pattern recognition; vision-based interaction, image/video analysis and understanding; multimedia processing, management and data analysis; biomedical image processing and medical applications
You, Fengqi

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and (by courtesy) Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

you( at )northwestern.edu
Process systems engineering; analysis, design, and optimization of renewable energy systems; sustainable process design and synthesis; planning and scheduling; supply chain management; computational modeling and optimization of complex systems
Yuen, Horace

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Physics

yuen( at )eecs.northwestern.edu
Quantum optics; new quantum devices; physical and quantum cryptography
Zhang, Hao

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

hfzhang( at )northwestern.edu
Biomedical optics: photoacoustic microscopy; multimodal imaging; photon-tissue interaction; retinal imaging; diabetic retinopathy; retinal aging
Zhang, Haoqi

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

hq( at )northwestern.edu
Zhou, Hai

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

haizhou( at )northwestern.edu
Algorithm design; formal methods and their applications to VLSI CAD; security

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