Affiliated

Shane Ardo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: inorganic and organometallic, physical chemistry and chemical physics, polymer, materials, nanoscience
Email: ardo@uci.edu
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Elliot Botvinick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery; Biomedical Engineering
Research Interests: laser microbeams, cellular mechanotransduction, mechanobiology
Email: elliot.botvinick@uci.edu
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Peter Burke, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: nano-electronics, bio-nanotechnology
Email: pburke@uci.edu
 

Michelle Digman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Research Interests: biophotonics, fluorescence Spectroscopy and microscopy, nano-scale imaging, mechanotransduction, cancer cell migration, fluorescence lifetime and metabolic mapping
Email: mdigman@uci.edu
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Aaron Esser-Kahn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: chemical biology, organic and synthetic, polymer, materials, nanoscience
Email: aesserka@uci.edu
 

Stanley Grant, Ph.D.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: environmental engineering, inland and coastal water quality, coagulation and filtration of colloidal contaminants, environmental microbiology
Email: sbgrant@uci.edu
 

Anna Grosberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: computational modeling of biological systems, biomechanics, cardiac tissue engineering
Email: grosberg@uci.edu
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Zhibin Guan, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: Synthesis of new generation of biomaterials for gene/drug delivery and tissue regeneration
Email: zguan@uci.edu


Jered Haun, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: nanotechnology, molecular engineering, computational simulations, targeted drug delivery, clinical cancer detection
Email: jered.haun@uci.edu


Michelle Khine, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: development of novel nano- and micro-fabrication technologies and systems for single cell analysis, stem cell research, in-vitro diagnostics
Email: mkhine@uci.edu
 

Young Jik Kwon, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Research Interests: gene therapy, drug delivery, cancer-targeted therapeutics, combined molecular imaging and therapy, cancer vaccine
Email: kwonyj@uci.edu
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Matt Law, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: inorganic and organometallic, physical chemistry and chemical physics, polymer, materials, nanoscience
Email: matt.law@uci.edu
 

Jaeho Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: nanoscale heat transfer and materials engineering, targeting impact on semiconductor devices and energy conversion systems via metrology development
Email: jaeholee@uci.edu
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Guann-Pyng Li, Ph.D.

Director of the UCI Division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), Director of the Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: high-speed semiconductor technology, optoelectronic devices, integrated circuit fabrication and testing
Email: gpli@uci.edu
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Mo Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Research Interests: Responsive materials, multifunctional materials and structures, fracture mechanics, cement chemistry, industrial ecology, materials-structure-environment interaction
Email: mo.li@uci.edu
 

Wendy Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: biomaterials, microdevices in cardiovascular engineering, cell-cell and cell-micro-environment interactions, cell functions and controls
Email: wendy.liu@uci.edu
 

John Lowengrub, Ph.D.

UCI Chancellor's Professor of Mathematics; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: applied and computational mathematics, mathematical and computational biology
Email: jlowengr@uci.edu
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Ray Luo, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Research Interests: computational biochemistry and molecular biophysics, intermolecular interactions in proteins and nucleic acids and their applications to drug design
Email: ray.luo@uci.edu
 

Marc Madou, Ph.D.

UCI Chancellor's Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: fundamental aspects of micro/nano-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS), biosensors, nanofluidics, biomimetics
Email: mmadou@uci.edu


Diego Rosso, Ph.D.

Director of the Urban Water Research Center and Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: environmental process engineering, mass transfer, wastewater treatment, carbon- and energy-footprint analysis
Email: bidui@uci.edu
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Timothy Rupert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: mechanical behavior, nanomaterials, structure property relationships, microstructural stability, grain boundaries and interfaces, materials characterization
Email: trupert@uci.edu
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Suzanne Sandmeyer, Ph.D.

Grace Beekhuis Bell Chair in Biological Chemistry and Professor of Biological Chemistry; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Research Interests: retroelements, metabolic molding, genomics
Email: sbsandme@uci.edu
 

Kenneth Shea, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: analytical, chemical biology, organic and synthetic, polymer, materials, nanoscience
Email: kjshea@uci.edu


Lizhi Sun, Ph.D.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: micro- and nano-mechanics, composites and nanocomposites, smart materials and structures, multiscale modeling, elastography
Email: lsun@uci.edu
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William Tang, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) nanoscale engineering for biomedical applications, microsystems integration, microimplants, microbiomechanics, microfluidics
Email: wctang@uci.edu
 

Lorenzo Valdevit, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: multifunctional sandwich structures, thermal protection systems, morphing structures, active materials, MEMS, electronic packaging, cell mechanics
Email: valdevit@uci.edu
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H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, Ph.D.

Henry Samueli Endowed Chair in Engineering and Department Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: nanoscale measurements and characterization, scanning probe microscopy, storage technology, nano-bio measurement technology
Email: hkwick@uci.edu
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Yoonjin Won, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Research Interests: multi-scale structures for thermal and energy applications, in particular fabrication, characterization, and integration of structured materials.
Email: won@uci.edu
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