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Faculty and Staff

Meet Our Faculty

  • Julie Chen, Ph.D.
    Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Professor, Co-Director

    Composite Materials, Nanomanufacturing.

  • Pei-Chun Kao, PT, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Scientific Lead in Robot-Assisted Movement Biomechanics, NERVE Center, UMOVE Center Researcher

    Gait rehabilitation, biomechanics and neuromuscular control of human walking

  • Joey Mead, Ph.D.
    Interim Assoc. Dean, University Professor, Co-Director of Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Center Director, SHAP3D

    Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

  • Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.
    Professor, CO-Director of HEROES

    Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products.

  • Yi-Ning (Winnie) Wu, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Scientific Lead in Physiological Measurement, NERVE Center

    Technology-based Neurorehabilitation, Home-based Rehabilitation and Monitoring Technology, Human and Human-Robot Performance.

  • Holly Yanco, Ph.D.
    Professor, Distinguished University Professor, NERVE Center Director

    Robotics, Assistive Technology, Artificial Intelligence

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Affiliated Faculty

Research Assistants

  • Jie Hu, graduate RA, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Qxiang Tang, graduate RA, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Susom Dutta, graduata RA, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Cong Du, graduate RA, Electrical and Computer Engineering