College of Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering:

Norma Alcantar
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Surface Forces and Chemical Characterization, Micellar Surfacants, Nanoparticles, and Organic/Inorganic Thin Films
Contact: ENC 3201 • norma@usf.edu • (813) 974-8009 • Website
Venkat R. Bhethanabotla
Director, Materials Science and Engineering Program
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Biosensors, Plasmonics, Computational Catalysis
Contact: IDRB 218 • bhethana@usf.edu • (813) 974-3041 • Website
Scott Campbell
Professor and Undegraduate Advisor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Solution Thermodynamics, Phase Equilibria, Environmental Monitering & Modeling, Semiconductor Processing
Contact: ENC 3405 • campbell@usf.edu • (813) 974-3907 • Website
Robert Frisina, Jr.
Professor and Director of BME Program
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Development of Bio-therapeutic Systems, Devices and Compounds for Treating Sensory Deficits, Emphasis on Bench-to-Bedside Investigations od the Auditory System, Translational Research on Deafness and Other Neuroengineering Applications
Contact: ENC 3504 • rfrisina@usf.edu • (813) 974-4394 • Website
Yogi Goswami
Distinguished University Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Energy Conservation, Solar Energy, Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, HVAC
Contact: ENB 260A • goswami@usf.edu • (813) 974-0956 • Website
Vinay Gupta
Professor and Chemical Graduate Advisor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Interfacial Phenomena, Polymeric Materials, Organic/Inorganic Composites, Self-Assembled Systems, Molecular Recognition, Nanoscale/Smart Materials
Contact: ENC 3200 • vkgupta@usf.edu • (813) 974-0851 • Website
Babu Joseph
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Modeling, Simulation and Control, Multi-scale Modeling of Systems, Clean Liquid Fuels from Biomass, Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
Contact: IDRB 212A and ENC 3403 • bjoseph@usf.edu • (813) 974-0962 • Website
John N. Kuhn
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Materials Chemistry, Electro-Catalysis, Engineering Education, Renewable Energy
Contact: IDRB 202D • jnkuhn@usf.edu • (813) 974-6498 • Website
Anna Pyayt
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Nano-photonic Chips for Biomedicine
Contact: IDRB 202E • pyayt@usf.edu • (813) 974-6250 • Website
Ryan Toomey
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Responsive Polymers, Hydrogels
Contact: ENC 3503 • toomey@usf.edu • (813) 974-9164

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering:

Gray Mullins
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Foundation Load Testing, Foundation Rehabilitation, Structural and Geotechnical Instrumentation, Quality Assurance of Drilled Shafts, Post Grouted Drilled Shaft Design and Construction
Contact: ENG 42 • gmullins@usf.edu • (813) 974-5845
Alberto Sagues
Distinguished University Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Materials Engineering, Corrosion Performance of Materials for Construction and Energy Applications, Failure Analysis and Prevention, Physical Metallurgy
Contact: ENL 110 • sagues@usf.edu • (813) 974-5819
Rajan Sen
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Structural Engineering including design of bridges, Dynamic Response of Structures, Dynamic Behavior of Piles, Presstress Concrete
Contact: ENG 41 • sen@usf.edu • (813) 974-5820
Daniel Simkins
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Computational Mechanics, Numerical Analysis, Composite Materials, Computational Engineering
Contact: ENC 3206 • dsimkins@usf.edu • (813) 974-4174
Michael J. Stokes
Instructor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Foundation Load Testing, Non-destructive Foundation Integrity Testing, FRP (Fiber-reinforced Polymer), Repair of Corroding Piles, Engineering Education
Contact: N/A • mjstoke2@usf.edu • (813) 974-8244
Abla Zayed
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Cementitious Systems and Construction Materials Durability
Contact: ENG 221 • zayed@usf.edu • (813) 974-5823

Department of Electrical Engineering:

Sanjukta Bhanja
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Nanomagnetic Logic, Spin-couple Computing, Organic Spintronics, Straintronics, Resistive Logic/Memory in creating... (Cont'd)
Contact: ENB 376 / ENB 349A • bhanja@usf.edu • (813) 974-4755 • Website
Christos Ferekides
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Thin-film Electronic Materials and Devices for Optoelectronic Applications, Thin Film Depositions and Properties, Device Fabrication and Characterization
Contact: ENB 256 • ferekide@usf.edu • (813) 974-4818
Drew Hoff
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Afterglow Chemcial Processing of Materials for Electronics, Sensor, and MEMS Applications, Oxide Formation in Si & SiC, Diamond Processing, Surface Conditioning, Noncontact Corona Kelvin Metrologyof electronic materials... (Cont'd)
Contact: ENB 248 / ENB 111 • hoff@usf.edu • (813) 974-4958
Don Morel
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Photovoltaic Solar Energy with particular emphasis on the development of thin film solar cells of CulnGaSe2, CdTe, and CdSe, amorphous Si, and organic materials; transparent conductors including ZnO, SnO2, ITO; I-III-V12 and II-VI materials and devices, ... (Cont'd)
Contact: ENB 244 • morel@usf.edu • (813) 974-2508
Gokhan Mumcu
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Electromagnetic Theory, Computational Electromanetics, THz Imaging Systems, Metamaterials and their applications to small diective radiators and printed miniature antennas
Contact: ENB 362 • mumcu@usf.edu • (813) 974-8178
Stephen E. Saddow
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Develop wide-bandgap Silicon Carbide Semiconductor materials for Bio, Nano and MEMS Applications, Develop Smart implants and sensors for biomedical and harsh environment applications, Develop 3C-SiC based devices... (Cont'd)
Contact: ENB 243 • saddow@usf.edu • (813) 974-4773 • Website
Rudy Schlaf
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Deposition of Macro-Molecular Thin Films and Interfaces, Photoemission Spectroscopy on Organic Semiconductor/Bio-materials Interfaces, Work Function Measurements, Directed Assembly of Macromolecular Materials, Biosensors, Thin Film Photovoltaics (Cont'd)
Contact: IDRB 202F • schlaf@usf.edu • (813) 974-8463 • Website
Elias .K. Stefankos
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Clean Energy, Photovoltaics
Contact: ENB 250 • estefana@usf.edu • (813) 974-4413
Arash Takshi
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Renewable Energy: Bio/organic Solar Cells... (More)
Contact: ENC 2502 • atakshi@usf.edu • (813) 974-1121 • Website
Sylvia Thomas
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Advanced Materials for applications in alternative energy sources, Sustainable Environments, and Bio-applications for nano-electro mechanical system (NEMS) devices - nanowires and nanoparticles, Chemical Vapor deposition (CVD) growth nucleation, ... (Cont'd)
Contact: ENC 3201 • norma@usf.edu • (813) 974-8009 • Website
Jing Wang
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Nano/microfabrication, Nanomaterials, RF MEMS Devices, On-chip Power Generation, Microfluids, MEMS Transducers, RF Integrated Circuit, Wide Bandgap Materials, Polymer Nanocomposite and Responsive Polymers
Contact: ENB 378 • jingw@usf.edu • (813) 974-6011 • Website
Thomas Weller
Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Areas: Planar and Electrically-Small 3D Antennas, Development and Application of Novel Microwave Materials, Additive Manufacturing for RF/Microwave Design, Electromagnetic Sensors
Contact: ENB 379 • weller@usf.edu • (813) 974-2740

Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering:

Tapas K. Das
Professor
Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
Research Areas: Pandemic Mitigation, Healthcare Engineering, Electric Power Systems & Policy
Contact: ENC 2207 • das@usf.edu • (813) 974-5585
Susana Lai-Yuen
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
Research Areas: Haptics, Computer-Aided Design, Computational Geometry
Contact: ENC 2505 • laiyuen@usf.edu • (813) 974-5547

Department of Mechanical Engineering:

Wenjun (Rebecca) Cai
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Matallurgy, Mechanical Behavior, Nanomaterials, Materials Characterization, Tribology
Contact: ENC 2508 • caiw@usf.edu • (813) 974-7909 • Website
Dr. Stephanie Carey
Assistant Research Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Applied Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Engineering, Prosthetics
Contact: ENG 08 • scarey3@usf.edu • (813) 974-5765 • Website
Nathan Crane
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Design, Materials, Manufacturing
Contact: ENC 2206 • ncrane@usf.edu • (813) 974-8586 • Website
Delcie Durham
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing
Contact: ENC 2209 • scarey3@usf.edu • (813) 974-5656
Nathan Gallant
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Contact: ENC 1203 • gainesj@usf.edu • (813) 974-5578 • Website
Autar Kaw
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Engineering Education, Mechanics
Contact: ENC 2215 • kaw@usf.edu • (813) 974-5626 • Website
Ashok Kumar
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Nanomaterials, Microelectronics, Thin Film Technology
Contact: NTA 102 • kumar@usf.edu • (813) 974-3942 • WebsiteLab Website
Alex Volinsky
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Thin Films Processing, Mechanical Properties and Characterization
Contact: ENC 2214 • volinsky@usf.edu • (813) 974-5658 • Website

 

College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Chemistry:

Kirpal Bisht
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Synthetic Routes towards Synthesis of Polymers for Biodegradable Applications; Stereo Controlled Synthesis/Modification of Molecules that serve as Precursors to Biologically Active Molecule (Cont'd)
Contact: SCA 403 • kbisht@usf.edu • (813) 974-0350 • Website
Mohamed Eddaoudi
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Design, Synthesis of New Functional Extended Networks and Discrete Host Molecules where Desired Properties can be Incorporated at the Design stage. (Cont'd)
Contact: SCA 430 • eddaoudi@usf.edu • (813) 974-9622
Theresa Evans-Nguyen
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Advanced Development of Chemical Sensing Technologies, particularly with resoect to Mass Spectrometry (MS) Instrumentation (Cont'd)
Contact: SCA 416 • evansnguyen@usf.edu • (813) 974-9633
Julie Harmon
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: High Perfomance Polymer Composites with increased Resistance to Different Types of Radiation, Optically Tansparent Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites with Enhanced Mechanical Properties, Polymer Composistes with High Thermal Conductivity (Cont'd)
Contact: SCA 403 • harmon@cas.usf.edu • (813) 974-3397
Shengqian Ma
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Metal-Organic Frameworks, Porous Organic Polymers, Microporous Carbon Materials, Fuel Cell (Cont'd)
Contact: IDRB 202G • sqma@usf.edu • (813) 974-5217 • Website
Brian Space
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Development of highly accurate potential enegy functions fo environmentally relevant gases, such as carbon dioxide, hydrogen, nitrogen, methane, oxygen and associated oxides (Cont'd)
Contact: IDRB 210 • bspace@usf.edu • (813) 765-4846 • Website
Edward Turos
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Synthesis and Evaluation of New Antibacterial and Anticancer Agents, as well as Development of Nanoparticle Polymers as Drug Delivery Vehicles and Biomedical Plastics
Contact: NES 330B • eturos@usf.edu • (813) 974-7312 • Website
Arjan Van Der Vaart
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Research Areas: Computer Simulations of Biomolecular Systems, Coupled Binding - Folding Processes of DNA-Binding Proteins and in the Confomational Dynamics of Kinases and Bacteriological Toxins. (Cont'd)
Contact: ISA 6214 • gnolas@usf.edu • (813) 974-2233 • Website

Department of Physics:

Matthias Batzill
Professor and Graduate Director
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Surface Science, Gas-surface Interactions, Structure and Electronic Properties of Metal Oxide Surfaces, Nanoclusters and Quantum Dots, Solid State Gas Sensors, Photocatalysis and Photovoltaic for Sustainable and Renewable energy
Contact: ISA 1053 • mbatzill@usf.edu • (813) 974-0618 • Website
Xiaomei Jiang
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Admissions
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Organic Electronic Materials Properties, Large Area Semitransparent Solar Module for building Integrated Photovoltaics, Micro-solar Array for MEMS Devices, Colloidal Quantum Dots for Photonic Devices
Contact: ISA 4070 • xjiang@usf.edu • (813) 974-5813 • Website
Dale Johnson
Professor Emeritus
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Development of Electron Probe Devices, Analytical Electron Microscopy, Subcellular Elemental Distributions in Biological Systems
Contact: ISA 4212 • dalejohnson@usf.edu • (813) 974-5125
Dennis K. Killinger
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Laser & Optical Physics, Lidar Remote Sensing, Laser Atmospheric Propagation, Free-space Optical Laser Telecommunication, Industrial Applications of Lasers & Optical Sensors, Technology Transfer & Applied R&D
Contact: ISA 5070 • killinge@usf.edu • (813) 974-3995 • Website
Myung K. Kim
Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Laser & Optical Physics, Digital Holography, Oprtical Tomographic Imaging, Biomedical Imaging Applications, Photon Echo, Laser Spectroscopy, Quantum Interference
Contact: ISA 6218 • mkkim@usf.edu • (813) 974-5223 • Website
Garrett Matthews
Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: TBA
Contact: ISA 6215 • garrettm@usf.edu • (813) 974-5813
Pritish Mukherjee
Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Solid State & Materials Physics, Picosecond Lasers & Applications, Laser-assisted Materials Processing
Contact: ISA 2022D • pritish@usf.edu • (813) 974-3293 • Website
George S. Nolas
Distinguished University Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: New Materials Synthesis and Characterization, Nano-scale Properties of Material, Slow Temperature Electrical and Thermal Transport, Structure-property Relationaships, Energy Technologies
Contact: ISA 6214 • gnolas@usf.edu • (813) 974-2233 • Website
Ivan Oleynik
Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Energetic Materials and Matter at Extreme Conditions, Materials fo Information Technology including Molecular and Spin Electronics, Shock Synthesis and Processing of Electronic Materials, Density Functional Theory; Tight-binding; Bond-order Potentials... (Cont'd)
Contact: ISA 5109 • oleynik@usf.edu • (813) 974-8186 • Website
Sagar Pandit
Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Membrane Biophysics, Complex Systems, Dynamical Systems, Computer Science
Contact: ISA 5102 • pandit@usf.edu • (813) 974-2781 • Website
David Rabson
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Solid State & Materials Physics; Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Solid State Physics, Materials Science, Statistical Mechanics
Contact: ISA 5107 • davidra@usf.edu • (813) 974-1207 • Website
Hariharan Srikanth
Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Solid State & Materials Physics, Magnetic Materials, Nanostructured Materials, Electromagnetic Response in Materials, Complex Oxides, Magnetic Refrigeration
Contact: ISA 5110 • sharihar@usf.edu • (813) 974-2467 • Website
Sarath Witanachchi
Professor
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Laser Ablation and Plasma Processes for Thin Film Growth, Nanostructures and Nanocomposites, Materials for Energy, Multiferroics
Contact: ISA 5111 • switanach@usf.edu • (813) 974-2789 • Website
Lilia Woods
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Physics
Research Areas: Solid State & Materials Physics; Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Semiconductor and Optical Nanostructures, Carbon Nanotubes, Thermionic and Thermoelectric Materials
Contact: ISA 5105 • lmwoods@usf.edu • (813) 974-2862 • Website
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