The College of Engineering welcomed five new faculty this year. The mechanical department and civil departments grew by two each, while the electrical department grew by one. They come from a variety of schools and have various research interests in their respective fields.
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department welcomes two new faculty this semester. Roger Chen’s (PhD Maryland, ‘07) research interests include Transportation Engineering and Systems Analysis, Smart Cities and Connected Communities, and Travel Behavior and Demand Modeling. Hyoungsu Park’s (PhD Oregon State, ‘16) research interests include Coastal Inundation Process, Resilience of a Coastal Community, and Coastal Debris Advection.
The Electrical Engineering Department welcomes Il Young Chun (PhD Purdue, ’15). His research interests include Regression Neural Networks, Machine Learning with Big Data, and Nonconvex Optimization.
The Mechanical Engineering Department welcomes two new faculty. Eunji Jun‘s (PhD Michigan, ’12) research interests include Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Hypersonic Flow, and Space Propulsion. Tyler Ray‘s (PhD UC Santa Barbara, ’15) research interests include Bio-integrated sensors, microfluidics, Additive manufacturing, and Multiscale/Nanoscale materials.