Databases, Data-mining, Machine Learning, Approximate Query Processing, Randomized Algorithms, Classification and Regression.
Structure-property-processing relationships of multiphase polymers, liquid crystalline polymers and thermosets, magnetic field processing of polymers, ionomers.
Irrigation efficiency and water quantity, irrigation and drainage impact on water quality.
Embedded test of mixed-signal/RF ICs, microwave ICs, mixed-mode s- parameters, interconnect, high-frequency characterization, analog ICs, power amplifiers.
Traffic operations, signal control optimization, highway capacity analysis, and traffic simulation.
Steel structures, cold-formed steel, pre-engineered metal
Activation analysis, radiation and radioisotope applications,
nuclear spectrometry and instrumentation, plasma kinetics,
fission and fusion systematics.
Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Florida (Current focus is to build a nuclear detection lab with accompanying research in neutron detection, fission physics and detector system development. Research areas include: neutronics in deuterated environments, Deuterium based recoil detectors, correlated fission neutron investigations.)
Computer graphics and visualization, (multivariate) spline interpolation and approximation algorithms, signal processing, reconstruction of volumetric data.
Professor Fan joined UF in 2003. His research focus is to develop microfluidics and BioMEMS technologies and apply them to biomedical applications. Microfluidics involves device fabrication and manufacturing, study of fluid behavior in micro-scale, and exploiting the devices for a variety of applications including point-of-care testing, environmental monitoring, and detection of pathogens in the field.
Wireless networks, mobile communications, mobile computing, resource
allocation, queueing network.
Computer architecture, network computing, distributed systems.
Dynamics and control of multi-body systems, game theory, orbital dynamics, flight mechanics.
Network-computing, advanced computing architecture, biologically-inspired nanocomputing, distributed information processing systems.
Semiconductor device theory, modeling, simulation; scaled CMOS
integrated circuits and devices, including SOI and DG MOSFETs.
Analog electronic circuit design.
Agroclimatology, crop growth modeling, precision agriculture technology, irrigation and
geographic information system (GIS) based decision support systems.
Dr. Francis retired from teaching in January 2005 after 34 years at the University of Florida.
Physical & mechanical metallurgy of structural materials,
microstructure-processing property inter-relationships in high
performance/high temperature materials.
Methods: Pattern recognition, neural networks, fuzzy sets, computer vision, image and signal processing, mathematical morphology. Applications: Landmine detection, handwriting recognition, biomedical imaging, automatic target recognition, bioinformatics.
Dr. Gao specializes in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Contaminant Fate and Transport, and Surface and Groundwater Hydrology.
Molecular beam epitaxy of materials, wide bandgap semiconductor materials, materials characterization, gate dielectrics, high-power/high-temperature device fabrication and testing.
Professor and Department Chair of Computer & Information Science & Engineering
Semiconductor processing and technology
Multi-core platforms, high performance computing, high performance embedded computing, dynamic optimizations, and low power design
Engineered particulates, crystal growth modifiers, biomimetic, biomineralization polymer/ceramic composites, biomaterials.
Subsurface solute transport, groundwater resources evaluation
remediation, stochastic hydrology.