Associate Faculty Information

Chris Ackerson Chris Ackerson

Associate Professor
Natural Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Nanoparticle structure
  • nanoparticle chemistry
  • novel nanoparticle synthesis strategies
  • applications of nanoparticles to biological imaging
Michael Antolin Michael Antolin

Professor
Biology
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Effects of patchy or fragmented habitats on the population genetics of animals and plants
Susan DeLong Susan DeLong

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Environmental biotechnology
  • molecular biology tools
  • bioenergy generation
  • biological water and wastewater treatment
  • bioremediation
  • anaerobic digestion
  • graywater treatment
Deborah Garrity Deborah Garrity

Professor
Biology
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Genetics and genomics
  • Heart development
  • Calcium imaging
  • Biomechancial forces that impact cardiovascular development
  • Mechanotranduction
Brian Geiss Brian Geiss2

Assoc Professor
Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Biochemistry of flavivirus NS5 RNA capping enzyme
Anura Jayasumana Anura Jayasumana

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Internet of Things, sensor networking, communication protocols, embedded systems and performance modeling
Yan (Vivian) Li Yan (Vivian) Li

Assistant Professor
Health and Human Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Functional nanofibers for biosensors and medical textiles
  • Nanostructured materials for water and environmental research
  • Technical textiles for energy material mining
Don Mykles Don Mykles

Professor
Director, University Honors Program
Natural Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Skeletal muscle biology
Chris Orton Chris Orton

Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Minimally-invasive heart valve replacement/repair
  • Pathobiology of valvular heart disease
Ross Palmer Ross Palmer

Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Validation of measurement of femoral alignment, corrective femoral osteotomy, mechanic altesting of osteosynthese, locking plate/screw technology
Olve Peersen Olve Peersen

Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Structure of picornaviral replication complexes
  • Single molecule studies of viral membrane protein complexes
Wade Troxell Wade Troxell

Associate Professor & Associate Dean
College of Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Advanced interactive biomechanical systems, advanced interactive systems based on foundational biomechanics yeilding quantifiable physiological benefits
John Volckens John Volckens

Assistant Professor
Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Aerosols, human exposures, lung deposition