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    Research

QUICK LINKS: FACULTY RESEARCH INTERESTS  /  HIGHLIGHTED PROJECTS  /  LABS

As part of a comprehensive, research-intensive, and diverse educational institution, many of our research projects draw from across the university to bring forth solutions to truly important and pressing societal problems.

 

Learn about our faculty research interests, projects, and labs by visiting the pages linked below. You may also visit faculty pages for more information about faculty scholarly activities.
 

Faculty Research Interests

Our areas of research include artificial intelligence, data mining, internet of things, computer vision, heterogeneous networks, wireless/optical communications, cyber and information security, integrated circuits, embedded systems, robotics, electromagnetics, pollution control, environmental remediation, and sustainable energy and materials.

Click on the arrow next to the department name to read about the research interests of the faculty in the department. For more information about a specific faculty member, visit their faculty page.

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Computer Science

Pradeep Atrey
Associate Professor
National University of Singapore
Research Interests: Multimedia data analytics with a focus on security and privacy issues in application areas such as surveillance, social media, and cloud computing


Amiya Bhattacharya
Professor of Practice
University of Texas at Arlington
Research Interests: Internet of things, cyber-physical systems, wireless networks, edge and fog computing, network and software security, crowd behavior, systems modeling and simulation 


Peter Bloniarz
Associate Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Curriculum and pedagogic innovations, public sector information systems


Petko Bogdanov
Assistant Professor
University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Interests: Data mining, network science, materials informatics


Ming-Ching Chang
Assistant Professor
Brown University
Research Interests: Computer vision, video analytics, artificial intelligence


Charalampos Chelmis
Assistant Professor
University of Southern California
Research Interests: Characterization, detection, and prediction tasks on complex networks, and big data analytics for social good, with emphasis on scalable and accurate algorithms for massive, and high-dimensional datasets.


Mei-Hwa F. Chen
Associate Professor
Purdue University
Research Interests: Software testing, big data for education


Chinwe Ekenna
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
Research Interests: Robotics, algorithms, machine Learning, computational biology


Jeong-Hyon Hwang
Associate Professor
Brown University
Research Interests: Databases, distributed systems, real-time data processing, graph analytics


Vladimir Kuperman
Professor of Practice
Moscow Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology
Research Interests: Information and computer technologies, computer networking, computer- based learning, mathematics for decision making and global economics


Siwei Lyu
Professor
Dartmouth College
Research Interests: Computer vision, machine learning


Abram Magner
Assistant Professor
Purdue University
Research Interests: Statistical and machine learning problems on graphs/complex networks; information theory; data compression; theoretical machine learning


Jackson Marques de Carvalho
Professor of Practice
University of Western Ontario
Research Interests: Software engineering, autonomous UAV navigation, multimodal human-computer interaction and user modeling, and document processing


Amirreza Masoumzadeh
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Research Interests: Information security and privacy: theoretical models and mechanisms for specification and verification of access control policies; their application in online social networks; browser security; privacy-preserving data sharing and mining of complex data such as graphs; privacy-enhancing technologies in domains such as web and location-based services


Paliath Narendran
Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Research Interests: Automated reasoning, term rewriting systems, pattern matching, symbolic protocol analysis


Michael Phipps
Lecturer
University at Albany
Research Interests: Programming Languages, Compiler Design, Computer Architecture and Organization, User Interface Design, Operating Systems


Shaghayegh Sahebi
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Research Interests: Human-centered data mining and machine learning, educational data mining, recommendation and personalization systems


Qi Wang
Lecturer
California State University at Northridge
Research Interests: Computer Science, software development


Mariya Zheleva
Assistant Professor
University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Interests: Next generation mobile wireless networks, focusing on autonomous spectrum measurement and dynamic access, architectures and resource allocation in IoT-and-Traditional (IoT&T) networks, measurement infrastructures and networked system design, integration and in-situ deployment
 

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mohammed Agamy
Associate Professor
Queen’s University
Research Interests: Resonant power conversion, renewable resources, power factor correction, grid interface of distributed energy resources, modeling and control of power converter systems.


Mustafa Aksoy
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University
Research Interests: Remote geophysical sensing using microwave technology and electromagnetic theory


Kim Boyer
Purdue University
Research Interests: Computer vision and medical image analysis, including perceptual organization, structural analysis, graph theoretical methods, stereopsis in weakly constrained environments, optimal feature extraction, large model bases, and robust methods


Guy Cortesi
Professor of Practice
University at Albany
Research Interests: Effective use of Information Technology in distance reporting and virtual organizational settings; the relation of communication channel and task on group composition, participation, and performance in virtual organizations


Aveek Dutta
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Boulder
Research Interests: Vehicular networking, Enforcement methods for Spectrum Policies, Blockchain for networking applications, Hardware architecture for Cloud Radio Access Networks


Hany Elgala
Assistant Professor
Jacobs University, Germany
Research Interests: Visible light communications (VLC) technology and LiFi networks, coexistence in wireless heterogeneous networks, localization, Internet-of-Things (IoT) security, backscatter communication, and artificial intelligence in wireless communications


Randy Moulic
Professor
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Research Interests: Digital electronics, logic circuit design, computer architecture


Jonathan Muckell
Professor of Practice
University at Albany
Research Interests: Geospatial compression algorithms, supply chain tracking, performance brenchmarks, and assistive living technology


Won Namgoong
Professor
Stanford University
Research Interests: Mixed- signal integrated circuits, signal processing systems, communications


Dola Saha
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Boulder
Research Interests: Cloud RAN, Drone Communication, IoT, 5G and Beyond Wireless Communication, Coexistence of Networks, Localization


Gary Saulnier
Professor 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Research Interests: Communications, signal processing , electronic instrumentation, impedance tomography systems for medical application, acoustic data and power transmission systems


Tolga Soyata
Associate Professor
University of Rochester and Johns Hopkins University
Research Interests: Cyber Physical Systems,
Digital Health, High Performance Parallel Computing Architectures- GPU, FPGA, ASIC


Weifu Wang
Assistant Professor
Dartmouth College
Research Interests: Robotics, geometry, motion planning, manipulation


Daphney-Stavroula Zois
Assistant Professor
University of Southern California
Postdoc University of Illinois
Research Interests: Decision making under uncertainty, machine learning, detection and estimation theory, intelligent systems design, and signal processing

Environmental and Sustainable Engineering

Md Aynul Bari
Assistant Professor
University of Stuttgart
Research Interests: Characterization of ambient and indoor air quality, source appointment for controlling emissions, sustainable air pollution management, atmospheric deposition, environment impact assessment, influences of oil and gas development on air quality, household air pollution, low-cost air quality sensors, exposure assessment


Rixiang Huang
Assistant Professor
Baylor University
Research Interests: Wastes to resources conversion via material, technology, and process innovations; Cycling of critical elements and contaminants in natural environment 


Kyoung-Yeol Kim
Assistant Professor
Gwangui Institute of Science and Technology
Research Interests: Energy recovery from wastewater, Microbial electrochemical technologies for resource recovery, Developing energy-efficient wastewater treatment process, Membrane technology for wastewater treatment


Yanna Liang
Chair and Professor
Utah State University
Research Interests: Microbial ecology in engineered and natural systems; fate and transport of engineered nanoparticles and emerging contaminants in aqueous and soil environments; microbial electrochemical cells for CO2 reduction; biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic feedstocks to biofuels: pretreatment, hydrolysis and fermentation; thermochemical conversion of renewable feedstocks to biofuels and bioproducts; proper utilization of industrial and agricultural wastes or by-products for producing value-added commodities through holistic approaches; water reuse and wastewater treatment; bioremediation and biodegradation of organic contaminants in subsurface and groundwater


Yaoze Liu
Assistant Professor
Purdue University
Research Interests: Water resources, hydrology, water quality, green infrastructure, best management practices, land use change, climate change, optimization


Paul Millard
Professor of Practice
University of Maryland, College Park
Research Interests: Biosensor design, fluorescence technology, immune response to infectious disease

Highlighted Research Projects

This sampling of faculty research projects is followed by links to more projects being lead by faculty in our departments. This cluster is not exhaustive as we are adding more research to these pages. Please check back again. You may also read about the research projects and activities of our faculty in our college annual reports and news pages.


 

 

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Research Labs

Following are links to faculty research labs where you can read more about their various projects and discover exciting research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. 

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Air Quality Lab
Air Quality Lab
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Albany Lab for Privacy and Security
Albany Lab for Privacy and Security
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Breakthrough Interactive Thinking Systems
Breakthrough Interactive Thinking Systems
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Computer Vision and Machine Learning
Computer Vision and Machine Learning
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Data Management Systems
Data Management Systems
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Data Mining and Management
Data Mining and Management
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Energy Conversion Systems Lab (ECSL)
Energy Conversion Systems Lab (ECSL)
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Environmental Process Chemistry
Environmental Process Chemistry
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Hydrology and Water Quality
Hydrology and Water Quality
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decision Making for Ambient INtelligence Environments (IMAgINE)
decision Making for Ambient INtelligence Environments (IMAgINE)
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Intelligent Big Data Analytics, Applications, and Systems
Intelligent Big Data Analytics, Applications, and Systems
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Kim’s Research Group
Kim’s Research Group
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Microwave Remote Sensing Lab
Microwave Remote Sensing Lab
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Mobile Emerging Systems and Application
Mobile Emerging Systems and Application
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Robotics Manipulation
Robotics Manipulation
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Robotics, Algorithm and Computable Systems
Robotics, Algorithm and Computable Systems
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Sahebi’s Lab
Sahebi’s Lab
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Signals and Networks (SINE)
Signals and Networks (SINE)
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Software Engineering Research
Software Engineering Research
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Sustainable Design
Sustainable Design
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Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory (UbiNET)
Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory (UbiNET)
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Test Bed and ERC:
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CHRONOS Test Bed
CHRONOS Test Bed
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Part of Light Enabled Systems and Applications NSF ERC
Part of Light Enabled Systems and Applications NSF ERC
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QUICK LINKS: FACULTY RESEARCH INTERESTS  /  HIGHLIGHTED PROJECTS  /  LABS