CNSE Spotlight

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This regular update for CNSE showcases accomplishments from faculty, students, and alumni for the University at Albany's College of Nanotechnology, Science and Engineering. 


Invited Talks

Advanced Research and Technology Innovation Center at National University of Singapore (NUS): Pradeep Atrey. "SecureCSuite: Secure Computation over Untrusted Cloud Servers"

AVS 69: Alain Diebold (Nanoscale Science & Engineering) and Graduate student, Ezra Mel Pasikatan. "Optical and X-Ray Characterization and Metrology of Si/Si(1-x)Ge(x) nanoscale superlattice film stacks and structures"


Emerging Investigator Series: Water Research & Technology Blog features Kyoung-Yeol Kim (by Kate Bandoo)

Research & Presentations

Pradeep Atrey, Omkar Kulkari, and Shashank Arora found that the state-of-the-art eye gaze detection algorithms are gender biased. To overcome such bias, they presented a multi-stage bias reduction framework at IEEE MIPR 2023 in Singapore.


Sarabjot Singh (Nanoscale Science & Engineering Graduate Student): Applied Materials

Bhavani Sasank Nagothi (Nanoscale Science & Engineering Graduate Student): GE Global Research Center

Journal Publications


CNSE Faculty (Author)

CNSE Student/ Alumni (Author)

Article Title


Computer Science Pradeep K. Atrey  and Shashank Arora  

"SecureC2Edit: A Framework for Secure Collaborative and Concurrent Document Editing,"


IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing 
Environmental & Sustainable Engineering

Kyoung-Yeol Kim



"Removal of short- and long-chain PFAS from aquatic systems using electrostatic attraction of polyethylenimine-polyvinyl chloride electrospun nanofiber adsorbent, published in Separation and Purification Technology."


Separation and Purification Technology Journal
Environmental & Sustainable Engineering Kyoung-Yeol Kim  

"Pretreatments of lignocellulosic and algal biomasses for sustainable biohydrogen production: Recent progress, carbon neutrality, and circular economy published in Bioresource Technology."


Bioscience Technology
Environmental & Sustainable Engineering  Kyoung-Yeol Kim  

"Flowable nickel-loaded activated carbon cathodes for hydrogen production in microbial electrolysis cell"

ACS ES&T Engineering
Environmental & Sustainable Engineering Kyoung-Yeol Kim  

"Emerging investigator series: impacts of aeration flow rates and bubble sizes on PFOA/PFOS removal in electrocoagulation."


Emerging Investigator Series by Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology.
Nanoscale Science & Engineering Kathleen Dunn Bhavani Sasank Nagothi  "A Hydrothermal Phase Diagram for the Low-Temperature Synthesis of Nonstoichiometric Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles" Nuclear Technology