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William Marsh Rice University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments Areas of Expertise
  1. Systems and synthetic biology
  2. Tissue engineering and biomechanics
  3. Biomaterials and drug delivery
  4. Biomedical imaging and diagnostics
  5. Cellular and biomolecular engineering
  6. Computational and theoretical bioengineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  1. Interfacial phenomena, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, molecular simulations
  2. Gas hydrates, enhanced oil recovery, surfactants, reservoir characterization, asphaltenes, flow assurance
  3. Advanced materials: catalysis, nanostructured materials, quantum dots, nanocomposites
  4. Biosystems: metabolic engineering, cell population dynamics, protein and tissues engineering
  5. Nutritional systems biology, embryonic stem cells, metabolic and transcriptional networks
  6. Surface engineering: micro- and nanofluidics, self-assembled monolayers, biosensors
  7. Complex fluids: rheology of microstructured liquids (nanotubes, emulsions, polymers, colloids)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
  1. Dynamics of smart structures (including system identification, structural health monitoring, advanced sensing and signal processing, and data mining)
  2. Computational & stochastic mechanics
  3. Reliability of civil infrastructure and complex urban systems
  4. Multi-scale modeling and design of advanced materials and material systems
  5. Computational solid mechanics, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, complex dynamical systems
  6. Nanomechanics and materials modeling
  7. Environmental nanotechnology (applications and implications)
  8. Urban hydrology and flood prediction
  9. Air quality and environmental policy
  10. Water quality and integrated water management
Computational and Applied Mathematics
  1. Mathematical and computational aspects of biology
  2. High performance computing and scientific software engineering
  3. Numerical linear algebra
  4. Continuous, discrete, stochastic optimization
  5. Scattering, imaging and inverse problems
  6. Numerical solution of partial differential equations
  7. Fast direct solvers
  8. Machine learning
  9. Optimal control
  10. Model order reduction
Computer Science
  1. Algorithms and artificial intelligence
  2. Computer engineering and systems
  3. Programming languages and software engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
  1. Computer-aided design for micro and nano systems
  2. Bioengineering
  3. Quantum electronics and laser spectroscopy
  4. Communications and signal and image processing
  5. Computer systems engineering and networking
  6. Wireless networking
  7. Nano-photonics, plasmonics, and nanotechnology applications
  8. Neuroengineering
Materials Science and NanoEngineering
  1. Biomaterials / carbon nanomaterials
  2. Composites
  3. Computational materials science and materials theory
  4. Electron microscopy and in situ methods
  5. Electronic materials
  6. Energy conversion and storage
  7. Low-dimensional materials
  8. Mechanical properties and nanomechanics
  9. Nanotechnology
  10. Optical materials, photonics and nanoplasmonics
Mechanical Engineering
  1. Dynamics/vibrations/control systems/robotics
  2. Solid mechanics/computational mechanics
  3. Biomedical systems
  4. Aero-astronautics
  5. Fluid mechanics/computational fluid dynamics/heat transfer
  1. Image processing, model building, quality control
  2. Computational statistics, time series, spatial processes
  3. Simulation-based estimation, ecological modeling
  4. Population dynamics, mathematics of DNA
  5. Multivariate data analysis, density estimation