Areas of Emphasis: School of Engineering
Bio-fuels, alternative energy, smart grid technology, power generation, transmission and distribution, fossil fuel extraction and use, solar energy, bio-refining, environmental impacts, HVAC, power electronics, Smart grid, water reuse and use, waste and heat generation impacts on water quality, etc.
Sustainable water treatment (e.g., reduced energy consumption), energy extraction from wastewater, new regulatory paradigms, safe water and sanitation in developing nations, water reuse, water use and reuse in bio-fuels and energy production, emerging contaminants, etc.
Energy efficient vehicles, aviation and aircraft, safety & ergonomics, environmental impacts, alternative fuels, impacts on water quality, transportation infrastructure, etc.
- Global Change
Remote sensing, UAV, carbon management, nitrogen management, diminishing water supply, impacts on developing nations
- Sustainable Infrastructure and Buildings
Composites, biomaterials, adaptive materials, material characterization, corrosion, water, building technologies, PCM, intelligent systems, durability, water catchment systems, etc.
Materials, regenerative medicine, bioinformatics, information assurance, medical devices, diagnostics, emerging contaminants in water and food, drug delivery systems, etc.
- Information Technology
Information security and information assurance, high speed networking, sensor systems, RFID devices, intelligent systems, informatics, etc.