The main goal of Prof. Tatar's research is to develop and integrate advanced materials in bridges, residential, and commercial buildings, to make them more durable and resilient when faced with today’s natural hazards.
REU Site Co-Director & Faculty Mentor
Dr. Mark Nejad
Autonomous and connected vehicles, electric vehicles, sustainable transportation, interdependent infrastructure systems, operations research, network optimization, cloud computing, game theory
Dr. Lena Mashayekhy
Prof. Mashayekhy specializes in Edge Computing, Cloud Computing, Energy-Efficient Computing, Cyber-Physical Systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, and Game Theory.
Dr. Jennifer McConnell
Bridge engineering, non-linear behavior and stability of steel structures, aging infrastructure, sustainable infrastructure
Dr. Weisong Shi
Edge Computing, Vehicle Computing, Autonomous Driving, Connected Health
Dr. Michael Chajes
Dr. Chajes teaches classes and conducts research in the areas of structural engineering, structural health monitoring of bridges, and applications of sustainability.
Koffi Pierre Yao
Professor Yao’s research focuses on the design, fabrication, and characterization of energy materials for energy storage including Lithium-Ion, Sodium-Ion and Lithium-Sulfur, and conversion-based batteries.
Dr. Shangjia Dong
Prof. Dong's Dong’s interdisciplinary research on smart and resilient urban systems uses a network paradigm that bridges the boundaries between network science, civil engineering, and social science.
Dr. Chistopher Kloxin
Prof. Kloxin's research focuses on design and synthesis of polymers from the monomer up to precisely tune the macromolecular architecture.