College of Engineering faculty advance the frontiers of knowledge and improve the quality of our lives through their research. Highly esteemed in their fields, our professors also are very approachable, as teachers and mentors.

You'll have an opportunity to conduct research alongside our renowned faculty, including:


  • Dr. Ifana Mahbub

    Dr. Ifana Mahbub

    Dr. Ifana Mahbub is an electrical engineering powerhouse. As director of the Integrated Biomedical Circuits and Systems lab, her research spans a wide range of applications within electrical engineering, materials science, and biomedical engineering. Recently, her work led to a new $500,000 NSF CAREER Award, which she will use to develop a wireless recording, stimulation and power system to study and potentially treat brain diseases.

  • Dr. Eduardo Blanco

    Dr. Eduardo Blanco

    Dr. Eduardo Blanco is passionate about natural language processing. Together with his team, he builds resources and computational models that allow intelligent systems to understand natural language as generated by humans. His work includes extracting spatiotemporal knowledge and other semantic relations, and enabling computers to grasp the nuances of negation. Blanco is the recipient of over $1.5 million in external funding including a $500,000 NSF CAREER Award.

  • Dr. Diana Berman

    Dr. Diana Berman

    Dr. Diana Berman spends her days examining the complexities of friction and wear. As an expert in the field of tribology, she works alongside researchers at the Army Research Laboratory and within industry to improve combustion engines for use in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. To date, Berman has received more than $1 million in combined grants from the Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation.


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