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Computational Analysis & Modeling

Faculty

Program: Biomedical Engineering

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Cronk, Stan cronk@latech.edu Assistive Technologies for Rehabilitation.
DeCoster, Mark decoster@latech.edu Cellular neuroscience, image processing.


Program: Computer Science

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Choi, Ben choi@latech.edu Web page classification tools; robotics and virtual reality; tools for parallel and distributed computing.
Dua, Sumeet sdua@latech.edu Data mining in high -dimensional data domains: Bioinformatics, Biomedical and Clinical Informatics, Distributed heterogeneous database integration. 
Leangsuksun, Box box@latech.edu High Availability and Performance Computing. Intelligent component-based Software Engineering; Convergence Computing and Service Engineering (Wireless, Wireline, IP, VOIP, Telephony, Presence and IM, devices based).
Phoha, Vir phoha@latech.edu Web and Internet Security, Soft Computing, Fault Mitigation in software systems.


Program: Mathematics and Statistics

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Crump, Kenney kennycrump@email.com  Statistics
Dai, Weizhong dai@latech.edu Numerical methods for heat transfer; Computational fluid dynamics; Numerical simulation for bioelectro-magnetics; Numerical methods for Micro-fabrication.
Evans, Katie kevans@latech.edu Stat Control theory; numerical analysis; dynamic modeling of physical systems.
Hou, Songming shou@latech.edu Time Reversal and Imaging, interface problems 
Liu, Don donliu@latech.edu Applied mathematics, numerical solutions to PDE; modeling of Microsystems.
Nassar, Raj nassar@latech.edu Applied statistics; stochastic processes.
Paun, Mihaela mpaun@latech.edu Applied statistics; stochastic processes.
Schröder, Bernd schroder@latech.edu Ordered sets; decision problems; complexity; the reconstruction problem in ordered sets; harmonizable stochastic processes.
Cahoy, Dexter dcahoy@latech.edu Parameter estimation in fractional stochastic processes, Nonparametric regression (Bayesian and Frequentist), Data mining, Multivariate methods, Statistical and probabilistic applications in network traffic such as modeling internet traffic via fractional calculus.
Zotov, Natalia zotov@latech.edu Gravitational physics at LIGO-Livingston. Hou, Songming shou@latech.edu Time Reversal and Imaging, interface problems


Program: Physics

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Derosa, Pedro pderosa@latech.edu Molecular simulations, semi-empirical methods, and molecular dynamics;Modeling of polymers and nanostructured materials.
Greenwood, Dick greenw@phys.latech.edu Grid-Computing for HEP data analysis; Monte-Carlo methods for HEPDetector design and optimization.
Sawyer, Lee sawyer@phys.latech.edu Software design for HEP data acquisition and analysis; Detector simulations for experiments at future colliders.
Shaw, John jshaw@latech.edu Semi-classical scattering theory; computational modeling of nuclearscattering.
Simicevic, Neven jdranka@latech.edu Monte-Carlo methods for nuclear physics experiment design; interaction of EM pulses with biological tissue; computational physics.
Wells, Steve wells@phys.latech.edu Monte-Carlo methods for nuclear physics experiment design; scattering theory; computational physics.
Wobisch, Markus wobisch@latech.edu Development of fast next-to-leading order QCD calculation methods.


Program: Chemistry

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Ramachandran, Ramu ramu@latech.edu Computational chemistry; quantum and classical molecular reaction dynamics.
Wick, Collin cwick@latech.edu Molecular dynamics simulations, ionic liquids, lithium ion batteries, proton transport in fuel cells, thermodynamics of polymer solutions, coarse-graining methods for molecular modeling, molecular simulation of phase equilibrium.


Program: Mechanical Engineering

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Hall, David dehall@latech.edu Experimental, computational, and analytical modeling for pipeline rehabilitation; Visualization methods for engineering.
Hegab, Hisham hhegab@latech.edu Computational methods in heat transfer and fluid mechanics.


Program: Industrial Engineering

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Ker, Jun-Ing ker@latech.edu Automated inspection; Quality control; Human Factors; Computer Vision.
Sule, Dileep sule@latech.edu Industrial statistics; facilities location; scheduling.


Program: Civil Engineering

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Wasiuddin, Nazim wasi@latech.edu  
Wang, Jay xwang@latech.edu Application of the Finite Element Method to geo-technical engineering, Soil mechanics and computational mechanics.


Program: Chemical Engineering

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Mainardi, Daniela mainardi@latech.edu Computational molecular modeling; electrochemistry; nanotechnology.
Palmer, James jpalmer@latech.edu Chemical reactor modeling, micro-mixing, fluid dynamics, micro-channel reactors.


Program: Electrical Engineering

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Selmic, Rastko rselmic@latech.edu Wireless sensor networks; Adaptive control, neural networks, and fuzzy logic. in control systems.
Que, Long lque@latech.edu Design and modeling of micro and nanodevices and systems.

 

Program:  Biology and Environmental Sciences

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Yule, Jeffrey  jyule@latech.edu 

Modeling of Extinctions and Ecological Evolutionary-ecological, and Evironmental Systems


Program: Business

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Research Focus

Cochran, Jim  jcochran@latech.edu Applied statistics, computationally intensive statistics, statistical learning, large scale constrained optimization.
Roberts, Tom

troberts@latech.edu

 

Program: Forestry

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Research Focus

Strimbu, Bogdan strimbu@latech.edu Biometrics, sampling, landscape level planning and remote sensing