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Meet Our New Faculty

So far this academic year, the College of Engineering has welcomed 17 new faculty members, whose research ranges from tissue engineering to reverse cellular aging and combining oceanography with complex systems simulations to deepen understanding of Earth’s climate. Among several new members is a focus on artificial intelligence research, significantly advancing the college’s academic leadership in the field.

New Faculty

  • Bruno Carciofi Assistant Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • Yi Wang Assistant Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • Aidan Gilchrist Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering 
  • Jinhwan Kim | Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Sun Il-Kwon Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Michael Gardner Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Alan JennAssistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Muhao Chen Assistant Professor, Computer Science 
  • Alexander Gamero-Garrido Assistant Professor, Computer Science 
  • Dongyu Liu Assistant Professor, Computer Science 
  • Maike Sonnewald Assistant Professor, Computer Science 
  • Caleb Stanford Assistant Professor, Computer Science 
  • Yubei Chen Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering 
  • Erika La Plante Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mingwei Zhang | Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering 
  • Mohsen Habibi Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 
  • Rich Whittle Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
This article was originally featured in the Fall 2023 Engineering Progress Magazine.

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