Faculty and Staff

Case Western Reserve faculty and staff are experts in IoT essentials, including sensing, robotics, control, embedded systems, networks and communications, software, cybersecurity, data, modeling, augmented reality and more. Application-area expertise includes manufacturing, energy, health and infrastructure/smart cities. And partners across the university's schools include experts in anthropology, sociology, mathematics, management, medicine, nursing, law and ethics.

This breadth of knowledge makes Case Western Reserve poised to lead the IIoT revolution.

 

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    Kenneth Loparo

    Nord Professor of Engineering
    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Faculty Director, Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems

    Develops real-time data analytics and control algorithms for industrial, energy and physiological systems

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    Nick Barendt

    Executive Director, Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems

    Leads the strategic planning, funding attraction, operations and public relations for ISSACS

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    Avinanda Mukherjee

    Proposal Developer, Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems

    Develops research and development proposals for government and other funding sources

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    Erman Ayday

    Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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    Karen Beckwith

    Chair, Department of Political Science

    Focuses on comparative political parties; party leadership; cabinet formation; political movements; political loss; the comparative politics of gender (US, West Europe)

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    Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

    Beamer-Schneider Professor in Ethics, Department of Philosophy

    Articulates the planetary conditions for anthroponomy (collective self-governance) in an era of planetary environmental change

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    Marc Buchner

    Associate Dean, Academics
    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Director, Virtual Worlds Lab - Gaming and Simulation

    Applies computer gaming technology and digital signal processing, especially VR and AR, to problem-solving in fields including psychology, nursing and medicine

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    Vira Chankong

    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Develops rapid learning and optimization methods for intensity modulated radiation therapy, and develops new paradigm for combinatorial optimization

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    Claudia Coulton

    Lillian F. Harris Professor, Urban Research and Social Change
    Distinguished University Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
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    Dale Dannefer

    Selah Chamberlain Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology
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    Michael DeGeorgia

    Professor, Department of Neurology
    Maxeen Stone and John A. Flower Chair in Neurology, School of Medicine
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    Mary Dolansky

    Associate Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

    Integrates the IoT to improve self-management of health

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    Colin Drummond

    Assistant Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
    Director, Master of Engineering and Management
    Professor, Biomedical Engineering

    Fosters the application of informatics to improve clinical decision-making for patient care

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    Roger French

    Kyocera Professor
    Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

    Applies data science and analytics to energy and materials science research problems

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    Shannon French

    Director, Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence
    Inamori Professor in Ethics, Department of Philosophy
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    Robert Gao

    Department Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Cady Staley Professor of Engineering
    Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Develops multi-physics sensing and stochastic modeling methods for improving observability in dynamical systems

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    Brian Gran

    Professor, Sociology, Law and Applied Social Sciences

    Concentrates on science and human rights

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    Mark Griswold

    Faculty Director, Interactive Commons
    Professor, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine
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    Umut Gurkan

    Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Improves human health via research in cell mechanics to develop biosensors and point-of-care systems

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    Mary Ann Horn

    Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics
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    Ming-Chun Huang

    Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Faculty Director, Mobile Health Laboratory (mHealth@CWRU)
    Faculty Director, Sensing and Interaction Laboratory (SAIL@CWRU)

    Researches directions in mobile health, wearable sensor technologies, deep learning on mobile platforms and IoT

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    Jill Korbin

    Lucy Adams Leffingwell Professor, Department of Anthropology
    Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
    Director, Schubert Center for Child Studies
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    Kiju Lee

    Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Director, Distributed Intelligence and Robotics Lab

    Investigates novel robotic mechanisms and human-centered technology designs for applications in health care, education and manufacturing

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    John Lewandowski

    Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering II
    Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
    Director, Nitinol Commercialization Accelerator
    Director, Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Reliability Center (AMMRC)

    Researches material reliability for biomedical and structural applications, advanced materials manufacturing and processing/microstructure/property relationships

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    Pan Li

    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Investigates big data computing and analytics, security and privacy, and their applications in complex systems and networks

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    Ya-Ting Liao

    Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Creates computational models of combustion, fire and fire behavior and develops fire-resistant structures

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    Wei Lin

    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Creates modeling, estimations and advanced control techniques for smart grid and power systems

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    Kalle Lyytinen

    Chair, Department of Design and Innovation
    Distinguished University Professor, Case Western Reserve University
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    Soumyajit Mandal

    Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Researches integrated circuits and systems, sensor physics, biomedical and bio-inspired electronics, measurement and instrumentation

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    Wyatt Newman

    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Designs intelligent robots, machines and software for diverse applications

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    Chris Papachristou

    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Designs and develops hardware and software for embedded systems and IoT devices

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    Maya Prica

    Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Integrates distributed energy resources and explores their impact on the planning, operation and protection of transmission and distribution systems

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    Michael Rabinovich

    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Investigates solutions to improve Internet performance, scalability and security

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    Andrew Reimer

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

    Applies informatics in critical care transport of patients: gathering, analyzing and using data while transferring patients via helicopter, jet or ambulance

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    Suzanne Rivera

    Assistant Professor, Bioethics
    Vice President for Research, Case Western Reserve University

    Focuses on research ethics, health disparities and science policy, including ethical and policy implications of use of specimens in research

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    Soumya Ray

    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Develops and analyzes algorithms for intelligent adaptive systems

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    Daniel Saab

    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Models and simulates digital systems, and verifies integrated circuit designs

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    Amy Sheon

    Executive Director, Urban Health Initiative, School of Medicine
    Research Scientist, Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland

    Focuses on reducing health disparities by addressing social determinants of health, and ensuring that digital medicine addresses the needs of various special populations

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    Fumi Takahashi

    Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Develops fire safety technologies and investigates combustion phenomena for practical applications

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    Lee Thompson

    Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences
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    Dustin Tyler

    Kent H. Smith Professor of Engineering II
    Professor, Biomedical Engineering

    Creates advanced prosthetic systems and neurological interfaces to restore and enhance sensation and function in people

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    Wojbor Woyczynski

    Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics
    Director, Center for Stochastic and Chaotic Processes in Science and Technology

    Studies probability theory, Levy stochastic processes and nonlocal evolution equations, harmonic and functional analysis, chaotic dynamics, applications to sciences financial mathematics, medicine and engineering

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    Xusheng Xiao

    Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Develops automatic analysis tools for making software and systems more reliable, intelligent, secure, and efficient

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    Youngjin Yoo

    Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor in Entrepreneurship, Weatherhead School of Management
    Professor, Information Systems, Department of Design & Innovation

    Focuses on digital innovation, design, business model innovation and value co-creation

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    Bill Yu

    Professor, Civil Engineering

    Advances geosystems, infrastructure and geotechnical engineering with expertise in smart and multifunctional materials and multi-scale multiphysics processes

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    Xiangwu Zeng

    Department Chair, Civil Engineering
    Frank H. Neff Professor
    Professor, Civil Engineering

    Develops geotechnical solutions for earthquake design, space exploration, wind turbines and vibration attenuation

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    Longhua Zhao

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

    Researches applied mathematics, modeling, fluid dynamics and scientific computation