CAPTains
(in alphabetical order)
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Narayan Aluru
Director, Computational Science and Engineering, UIUC
Richard W. Kritzer Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Nanomechanics & nanomanufacturing, computational analysis and design aspects of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), micro/nano-fluidics, bio-MEMS and NEMS.
Stephen Boppart
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, and Medicine, UIUC
Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering, UIUC
Head, Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, UIUC
Focus: Biomedical Imaging, bioengineering, and acoustics.
Andreas C. Cangellaris
M.E. Van Valkenburg Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Dean, College of Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Theoretical and applied electromagnetism, development of computer-aided design tools in support of performance analysis and noise-aware design of high-frequency/high-speed integrated electronic components, circuits and systems.
Scott Carney
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, UIUC
Professor, Coordinated Science Laboratory, UIUC
Focus: Inverse-scattering, the statistical optics of fast pulses, and spectroscopy.
David M. Ceperley
Professor, Physics, UIUC
Blue Waters Professor, UIUC
Focus: Helium and quantum fluids, Bose condensation, superfluidity, and phase transition, electron fluids, metalization of hydrogen at high pressure, simulations of solids and liquids as a function of temperature, and cold atom system.
Weng C. Chew
George and Ann Fisher Distinguished Professor of Engineering, UIUC
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Computational electromagnetics and optics.
Bryan Clark
Assistant Professor, Physics, UIUC
Blue Waters Professor, UIUC
Focus: Quantum Monte Carlo, quantum computation and quantum information.
Brian T. Cunningham
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering
Director, Micro and Nanotechnology Lab, ECE, UIUC
Head, Nano Sensors Group, Micro and Nanotechnology Lab, ECE, UIUC
Focus: Biomedical imaging, bioengineering, and acoustics.
Elif Ertekin
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Computational materials science, solid mechanics, simulations of complex integrated material systems.
Milton Feng
Nick Holonyak Jr. Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Professor, Micro and Nanotechnology Lab, ECE, UIUC
Focus: Microelectronics and photonics.
Andrew Ferguson
Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Molecular Simulation, Machine Learning, Self-Assembly, Viral Dynamics, and Protein Folding.
William D. Gropp
Professor and Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science, UIUC
Blue Waters Professor, UIUC
Director, Parallel Computing Institute, UIUC
Director and Principal Investigator, The Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion (XPACC), UIUC
Focus: Parallel Computing, scientific computing, scalable numerical algorithms, programming models for scientific computing.
Levent Gurel
Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Computational electromagnetics, fast algorithms, parallel computing, data-intensive computing, big-data computations.
So Hirata
Professor, Department of Chemistry, UIUC
Blue Waters Professor, UIUC
Alumni Research Scholar Professor of Chemistry, UIUC
Focus: Mathematical structure of wave functions of molecules and solids.
Wen-mei Hwu
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
AMD Jerry Sanders Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Chief Scientist, Parallel Computing Institute, UIUC
Focus: Architecture, compilation and microarchitecture of high performance parallel computer systems.
Jian-Ming Jin
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Director, Electromagnetics Laboratory and Center for Computational Electromagnetics
Focus: Electromagnetics and Optics
Farzad Kamalabadi
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Remote Sensing, inverse problems, signal processing.
Erhan Kudeki
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Associate Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Chief Advisor, Undergrad Advising and Mentoring, ECE, UIUC
Focus: Remote sensing, atmospheric winds waves and turbulence, atmospheric waves, coherent optics/imaging.
Jean-Pierre Leburton
Gregory Stilllman Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Professor, Physics, UIUC
Research Professor, Coordinator Science Laboratory, UIUC
Research Professor, F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, UIUC
Research Professor, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, UIUC
Focus: Theory of semiconductor devices, modeling and simulation of nanostructures, electronic and optical properties of heterostructures and low dimensional systems.
William H. Sanders
Donald Biggar Willett Professor, Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Department Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Research Professor, Coordinated Science Laboratory, UIUC
Member, Information Trust Institute, UIUC
Focus: Reliable and secure systems.
André Schleife
Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC
Blue Waters Professor, UIUC
Focus: Computational materials science, dynamics of excited electronic states.
Brad Sutton
Associate Professor, Bioengineering Department, UIUC
Associate Professor, Beckman Institute, UIUC
Focus: Understanding the structure and function of the brain using magnetic resonance imaging.
S. Pratap Vanka
Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC
Focus: Fluid mechanics and thermal sciences.
Lucas Wagner
Research Assistant Professor, Physics, UIUC
Focus: High-performance computation to simulate complex atomic systems.