College of Engineering News Room

Faculty Experts

 

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Energy Conversion, Solar Energy, Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, HVAC and Indoor Air Quality

D. Yogi Goswami

813.974.0956

 
neural engineering, neuroscience, eyes, glaucoma, vision

Christopher Passaglia

813.974.7140

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Photonics, mobile health, blood testing, pregnancy complications, single cell instruments

Anna Pyayt

813.974.6250

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Center for Urban Transportation Research CUTR
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Airport Leadership, Transportation Research Dissemination, Volunteer Transportation Services, Strategic Planning, Organizational Governance

Michael Audino

727.415.9668

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Maintenance Management and Analysis, Maintenance Training and Curriculum Development
Trend Analysis, Fleet Performance Measurement and Analysis, Preventive Maintenance Planning and Development

Edward Bart

813.974.6693

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Multimodal Transportation, Sustainable Transportation, Big Data in Transportation, Transportation Planning and Policy, Connected and Automated Vehicles

Robert Bertini

813.974.9797

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Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety, Social Marketing, Transportation Demand Management

Julie Bond

813.974.9799

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Transportation safety, transit safety, transportation statistical data analysis, transportation trends and conditions, mobility policy research

Jodi Godfrey

813.974.9771

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Pedestrian, Bicyclist and Driver Safety Education, Safe Routes to School, Community Outreach, Policy Analysis

Jason Jackman

813.974.6065

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Travel Demand Modeling, Big Data Analysis, Discrete Choice Modeling, Transportation Engineering, Freight Transportation

Behzad Karimi

813.974.5424

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Naturalistic Driving Studies, Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety, Behavioral Analysis, Controlled driving tests, Intelligent Transportation Systems

Achilleas Kourtellis

813.974.8073

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Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), Metropolitan Transportation Planning, Transportation Policy, Transportation Planning, Public Involvement in Transportation

Jeff Kramer

813.974.1397

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Traffic safety, Traffic engineering and operations, Pedestrian and bicycle safety, Wrong-way driving prevention, Congestion management, Incident management, Traffic signal operations, Traffic studies

Pei-Sung Lin

813.974.4910

 
bus rapid transit, bus safety, vehicle assist and automation technology in transit

Brian Pessaro

813.974.5113

 
Sustainable transportation, sustainable transportation policy, alternative fuels, Department of Energy Clean Cities

Austin Maria Sipiora

813.974.1885

 
Transit Operations Management, Risk and Safety Management, Americans with Disabilities Act, Continuity of Operations Planning, Data Collection and Analysis

Mitch Spicer

813.974.1446

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Roadway Access Management, Complete Streets, Metropolitan Transportation Planning,Multimodal Planning,Sustainable Transportation and Development

Kristine Williams

813.974.9807

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Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering,sinkholes, chemical spills and accidents, contamination assessment and clean up.

Nicholas Albergo

813.335.2148

 
Clean-up of contaminated water and soil, Climate change, Environmental engineering, Water pollution, Water treatment

Jeffrey Cunningham

813.974.9540

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Environmental Engineering, Biological Treatment Processes, Biological nutrient removal,
Anaerobic digestion, Biological waste to energy technologies, Wastewater treatment, 
Sustainable aquaculture technologies, Low impact development technologies for stormwater management, Onsite wastewater nutrient removal

Sarina Ergas

813.974.1119

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Geotechnical engineering, Highway pavement engineering, Numerical methods in civil engineering, Probabilistic methods in civil engineering, Seepage and subsurface drainage

Manjriker Gunaratne

813.974.5818

 
Pavement, roadway, highway, transportation, asphalt

Qing Lu

813.974.5822

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Developing world water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrient management (nitrogen and phosphorus), environment, sustainable development, water

James R. Mihelcic

813.974.9896

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Computer Science and Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Brain-Computer Interfaces, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Drone Interaction, Quantified-Self, Affective Computing

Marvin Andujar

813.974-8421

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Computer Vision, Biometrics, Affective Computing, HCI, Image Processing

Shaun Canavan

813.974.3137

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Socio-Technical Systems, Cyber Security, Smart Health, Cyber-Physical Systems, Mobile Computing

Sriram Chellappan

813.974.1379

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data mining, clustering, machine learning, medical image understanding, fuzzy sets in intelligent systems

Lawrence Hall

813.974.4195

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hardware security, Internet of Things, biomedical implants, reconfigurable computing / Field Programmable Gate Arrays

Robert Karam

813-974-

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Embedded System Design, Smart Transportation, Smart Health
Hardware Security, VLSI Chip Design Automation

Srinivas Katkoori

813.974.5737

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Artificial Intelligence
Logic, Reasoning
Computational Modeling
Theorem Proving

John Licato

813.974.6212

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Network Science, Stochastic Processes, System Modeling, Network Mining, Network Analytics, Machine Learning, and Prediction Models with applications in Communication Networks, Software Defined Networking, Cyber-Physical-Human Systems with particular emphasis on Smart Grids, and their Reliability, Security and Performance Evaluation

Mahshid Rahnamay Naeini

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Computer Vision, Image Analysis, Video Analytics and Processing, Biometrics, Pattern Recognition

Sudeep Sarkar

813.974.2308

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Intelligent systems, Robotics, Cyber physical systems, Virtual reality, Computer vision, Medical image processing.

Yu Sun

813.974.7508

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Database systems, big data management, scientific data processing, parallel computing, GPU computing

Yicheng Tu

813.974.2113

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Robotics, Computational Neuroscience

Alfredo Weitzenfeld

813.974.3652

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Computer Networks, Data Center Networks, Cloud Computing

Yan Zhang

813.974.9653

 

 

Electrical Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
wireless communications, cognitive radio, digital communications

Huseyin Arslan

813.974.3940

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Nano-computing; Emerging computing frameworks; Nature and Physics-inspired Computing; Security and Authentication of Emerging Systems.

Sanjukta Bhanja

813.974.4755

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Wireless Networks, Vehicular Communication, Internet of Things, Cybersecurity, Big Data Analytics

Kwang-Cheng Chen

813.974.1023

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Radio Frequency and Microwave Measurements and Modeling, Millimeter-wave Device Characterization and Modeling, RF and Microwave Circuit Design, RF and Microwave System Design, Wireless Circuits and Systems

Lawrence Dunleavy

813.974.2574 or 813.215.6453

 website
Power System Analysis, Power System Planning, Power System Protection, Power Infrastructure Modernization, Engineering Education Reform

Ralph Fehr

813.760.7204

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photovoltaics
eletro-optics (opto electronics)
electronics; semiconductors
solar cells; electronic materials

Chris Ferekides

813.974.4818

 
Wireless communications and networking, Biomedical engineering, Digital communications,
Broadband networking

Richard D. Gitlin

813.974.1321

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Cryptographic Engineering, Fault Diagnosis and Tolerance in VLSI Systems, ASIC/FPGA Reliability, Computer Arithmetic, Hardware Security

Mehran Mozaffari Kermani

813.974.2671

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VLSI Circuits, Hardware Security, 3-D Integrated Circuits, On-Chip Power Delivery

Selçuk Köse

813.974.6636

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solar energy, photovoltaics, electronic materials, thin-film technology, solar cells, LED's, vacuum deposition technologies

Don Morel

813.974.2508

 
Intrusion Detection System Design for Fixed & Wireless High-Value Networks, High-Density, High-Capacity Living Network Architectures, Cybersecurity, Bioengineering, 
Expert Witness/Expert Consultant – Electrical Engineering & Bioengineering

Sal Morgera

813.974-1004

 
Silicon Carbide Growth, Semiconductor Technology, Neural Implants, Glucose Sensors, Blood Pressure Sensors

Stephen E. Saddow

813.974.4773

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Renewable energy, Solar Energy, Thermal energy storage, Electrical energy storage, Smart materials/devices

Elias Stefanakos

813.974.4413

 
Radio-frequency identification (RFID), Internet-of-things (IoT), Machine learning, Data analytics, Signal processing

Ismail Uysal

813.974.8823

 
Additive manufacturing, antennas, microwave circuits

Tom Weller

813.974.2740

 

 

Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Healthcare Systems, Process Improvement, Scheduling, Resource, Allocation, Capacity Planning

Grisselle Centeno

813.974.5587 or 813.974.2269

 
System performance optimization, Carbon emissions control for electric power networks, Smartgrid and microgrid modeling and design, Influenza pandemic outbreak mitigation, Breast cancer detection and intervention strategies

Tapas K. Das

813.974.5585

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Lean Six Sigma

Kingsley A. Reeves, Jr.

813.974.3352

 website
Successful Change Management, Improving Work Design and Motivation, Creativity in Business and Technology, Electronic Communications, Surface Acoustic Waves

Paul Schnitzler

813.974.5584

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Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Robotics, Assistive Technologies for Persons with Disabilities, User Interfaces, Brain-Computer Interface, Human-Robot Interaction

Redwan Alqasemi

813.974.2115

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Physical metallurgy, corrosion, tribology, nanomaterials, energy

Wenjun Cai

813.974.7909

website

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Electrowetting, 
Engineering Design

Nathan Crane

813.974.8586

 website

Heat transfer in porous media, internal combustion engines

John Dixon

813.974.5426

 

Acoustics, Microfluidics, Fluid Mechanics, Sensors, Transducers

Rasim Guldiken

813.974.5628

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Engineering education online education, flipped classrooms, higher education access, learning sciences

Autar Kaw

813.974.5626

 website

haptics
obotics
rehabilitation
gait
biomechanics

Kyle Reed

813.974.2385

 website

Thin films adhesion and mechanical properties, materials, characterization, X-Ray diffraction, alternative health, water fasting

Alex Volinsky

813.974.5658

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1. Guidance and control of autonomous vehicles with special emphasis on unmanned ground and aerial vehicles. 2. Distributed estimation and control of networked multiagent systems (swarms). 3. Resilient and secure robotics, human-in-the-loop systems, and cyber-physical systems. 4. Large-scale, modular, complex systems analysis and control.

Tansel Yucelen

813.974.5656

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Medical Engineering
Areas of Expertise Faculty More Information
Neuroengineering, Sensory Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Aging Neuroscience, Drug Development

Robert D. Frisina

813.974.4013

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