Carnegie Mellon University

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Medinat Akindele
EESS - Adams

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Rami Ariss
AIS - Pozzi
LinkedIn

My research explores applications of sequential decision making, reinforcement learning, and optimization methods to contemporary energy-transportation problems, including electric fleet design, route planning, and equitable ridepooling.

Abhishek Arora

Abhishek Arora
MMC - Acharya
LinkedIn

Theoretical and computational modeling of dynamical interactions in line defects including dislocations or cracks, with applications to plasticity, liquid crystal glass membrane, and earthquake rupture dynamics.

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Noah Asch
EESS - Gordon
LinkedIn

Creating geoengineering solutions through experimenting with variations in aerosol fog seeding with hopes of reducing the amount of solar radiation reaching Earth's surface.

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Mehul Bapat
MMC - Wang
LinkedIn

Investigating slip boundary condition in nanoscale Couette flow using molecular dynamics simulations of Lennard-Jones polymers.

Matthew Battifarano

Matt Battifarano
AIS - Qian
LinkedIn

I am part of the Mobility Data Analytics Center where my research focuses on applying game-theory and statistical machine learning to understand the impact of technological advances in transportation networks.

ByeongSeong Choi

ByeongSeong Choi
AIS - Pozzi & Berges
LinkedIn

I have been working in assessing heat-related risk in the urban area, especially impacts on energy systems, with probabilistic approaches.

Arnav Choudhry

Arnav Choudhry
AIS - Qian
LinkedIn

I am a part of the Mobility Data Analytics Center at CMU. My research focuses on Machine Learning and Transportation. I am currently focused on improving the energy efficiency of the first/last-mile mobility for goods movement.

Song Ling Chua

Song Ling Chua
MMC - Dayal
LinkedIn

My research is on Phase Field Modelling for Mesoscale Granular Media

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Maral Doctorarastoo
AIS - Flanigan & Berges

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Miaosi Dong
AIS - Tang & Akinci
LinkedIn

Digital Twin, Graph Database

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Haocheng Duan
AIS - Qian

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Zhufeng Fan
AIS - Harper & Qian
LinkedIn

Assess how micro-mobility (e-scooters, shared bikes) reform urban transportation, leveraging simulation, machine learning, and optimization techniques.

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Kevin Freymiller
AIS - Harper & Qian

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Pratapaditya Ghosh
EESS - Gordon
LinkedIn

Atmospheric Modeling, Aerosol Indirect Effects, Fog Microphysics, Visibility, Dust

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Lindsay Graff
AIS - Flannigan

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Nicolas Gratius
AIS - Akinci & Berges
LinkedIn

I study deep space habitats design for NASA human exploration missions. My current focus is on quantifying uncertainties when integrating computational models.

Pablo Guarda

Pablo Guarda
AIS - Qian
LinkedIn

My area of research is on transportation network analysis and travel behavior modeling. My PhD project aims at learning travelers’ preferences in route choice decisions using network level data, such as flows and travel times at every street.

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Hatice Gökçen Güner
MMC - Dayal

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Maryam Hakimzadeh
MMC - Dayal and Rounce
LinkedIn

My research is about mechanics of sea ice and developing continuum models for sea ice rheology.

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Rui He
EESS - Small
LinkedIn

Sustainable Materials Management, Solid Waste Management Systems

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Carlos Hernandez
EESS - Adams

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Min Young Hwang
AIS - Akinci & Berges

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Ava Jahan Biglari
AIS - Tang

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Kate Johnson
EESS - Adams & Gordon

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Andrew Jones
EESS - Samaras & Nock
LinkedIn

My research is on climate change impacts within the residential sector, focusing on rising temperatures and vulnerable populations’ electricity consumption. The aim is to support developing more equitable climate adaptation plans and policies.

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Jordan Joseph
EESS - Samaras
LinkedIn

I research pathways for residential decarbonization and how efforts like home energy efficiency retrofits and electrification will affect equity, health, costs, and other sustainability outcomes in historically disinvested communities.

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Daniel Katusele
MMC - Dayal
LinkedIn

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Zemian Ke
AIS - Qian

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Waku Ken-Opurum
AECM - Cochran

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Mira Khadka
EESS - Rounce

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Maryam Khodadad
MMC - Dayal
LinkedIn

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Uditnarayan Kouskiya (Udit)
MMC - Acharya
LinkedIn

Solutions to partial differential equations using an energy functional formed in a dual variable space.

Daryn Lee

Daryn Lee
AIS - Samaras

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Yuanhao Li
MMC - Wang
LinkedIn

(i) Nanoscale fluid flow and heat transfer physics. (ii) Uncertainty quantification for transport phenomena in molecular simulations. (iii) Machine learning and nanoscale physics

Chaochao Lin

Chaochao Lin
AIS - Pozzi

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Che-Yu Lin
AIS - Flanigan
LinkedIn

My research interests lie in the internet of things, smart cities, and intelligent infrastructures.

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Jiachao Liu
AIS - Qian

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Pengkun Liu
AIS - Tang
LinkedIn

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Kevin A. LoGrande
MMC - Dayal

In general, my research aims to apply dimensionality reduction techniques to physical systems. My current projects are: 1) deriving a rod model for thin Liquid Crystal Elastomer strips and 2) finding low-dimensional manifolds for chemical kinetics.

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Esteban Londono
EESS - Gregory
LinkedIn

I research machine learning-based approaches to taxonomic classification to apply towards wastewater epidemiology.

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Zia Lyle
AIS - VanBriesen & Samaras
LinkedIn

My research involves assessing climate risk to drinking water utilities, including quantifying changes to distribution infrastructure reliability, analyzing effects on operations and finances, and developing general climate adaptation strategies.

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Sizhe Ma
AIS - Flanigan & Berges

Sofia Martinez

Sofia Martinez
AIS - Samaras & Hendrickson

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Mohommad Redad Mehdi (Redad)
MMC - Acharya & Wang

My research focuses on computing behavior of materials on engineering timescales corresponding to microscopic molecular dynamics (MD) and computing entropy functions from MD simulation data based on equilibrium statistical mechanical ideas.

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Rachel Mole
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

My research examines the factors controlling the adsorption of perfluorinated compounds to colloidal activated carbon for use in groundwater remediation.

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Ozan Baris Mülayim
AIS - Berges

Seyedeh Kiana Naghib Zadeh

Seyedeh Kiana Naghib Zadeh (Kiana)
MMC - Dayal
LinkedIn

I work on modeling and computation of growth at different scales, relevant to microstructure evolution, solidification, electrochemistry, biological tissues, and advanced manufacturing.

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Valeria Nava
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

I study the development of engineered nanomaterials as carriers for agrochemicals as well as the factors that drive plant-nanoparticle interactions.

Shalini Priyadarshini

Nihar Pathak
AECM - Cochran

David Rampton

David Rampton
EESS - Small
LinkedIn

In order to understand subsurface fracture propagation from hydraulic fracturing, my research has focused on evaluating a unique timelapse crosswell seismic dataset using signal processing, stochastic inversion, and intensive data analytics.

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Thiago Rodrigues
AIS - Samaras 
LinkedIn

My research is focused on the energy consumption of package delivery Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), drones.

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Sanaz Saadatifar
ACEM - Omidfar Sawyer
LinkedIn

My research is about Human perception factor in thermal comfort satisfaction at shared workspaces through Occupant-Centric Digital Twins (OCDT), a real-time spatiotemporal display of color-coded thermal map of the existing indoor microclimates.

 

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Saptarshi Saha
MMC - Wang & Acharya
LinkedIn

My research pertains to identifying and studying the time evolution of topological defects in liquid crystal systems which arise due to orientational and positional asymmetry, and relating their nanoscale phenomena to the micro/continuum scale.

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Mateo Samudio
AIS - Nock, Harper, and Lowry
LinkedIn

Analyzing the impact of E-Grocery on transportation systems through stochastic demand modeling and simulations on transportation systems analysis software.

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Hosea Santiago
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

Understanding the biological and photochemical degradation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to develop efficient and sustainable environmental remediation and water treatment technologies.

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Preom Sarkar
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

I study biological treatment of flue gas desulfurization (FGD) system wastewater. My research goal is to enrich, identify, and characterize microbal life in FGD wastewater that can utilize soluble selenium species and transform to elemental selenium.

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Sulagna Sarkar
LinkedIn
MMC - Dayal

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Ying Shi
AIS - Tang
LinkedIn

My research focuses on data quality problems in bridge structural health monitoring, which involves anomalous data classification, missing data imputation and data quality's influences on bridge condition evaluation.

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Siddharth Singh
MMC - Acharya 
LinkedIn

My research is focused on probing High energy X-ray diffraction microscopy (HEDM) datasets on interfacial defects and explaining them through the computation of their fields based on the theory of line defects.

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Ben Therrien
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

I research how the engineered properties of nanoparticles influence their interactions with plant cells with the goal of developing nanocarriers for efficient foliar agrochemical delivery. I also study nanotechnology adoption and policy.

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Tina Torabi
MMC - Pozzi & Dayal

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Kushagra Varma
AECM
LinkedIn

Research work focuses on visualizing urban building environmental performance by developing a 4D web-based dashboard. The tool would provide-building performance information, future projections (4D) of emissions, and recommended improvements.

Vasikan Vijayashanthar

Vasikan Vijayashanthar
EESS - VanBriesen & Small

My research assesses spatial and temporal variability of lead concentrations at homes within a water distribution network.

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Elvin Vindel
AIS - Berges & Akinci
LinkedIn

His doctoral research investigates building demand flexibility technologies that will grant the necessary operational flexibility for the sustainable integration of renewable energy in the power system.
Jiaan Wang

Jiaan Wang
EESS - Small
LinkedIn

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Hairong Wang
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

My research is about characterizing environmental contaminants (like TPH, heavy metal) by applying modern sensors and automated robotic platform

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Yanyu Wang
AIS - Tang
LinkedIn

My research focuses on simulating the airport ground operation based on historical data and improving the operational efficiency and safety level through artificial intelligence.
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Zhichen Wang
AIS - Akinci & Berges

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Matthew Weathers
EESS - Rounce
LinkedIn

My research aims to improve sea level rise projections in the Gulf of Mexico through improved glacial projections and runoff models to enable dynamic adaptive planning in coastal communities.
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Marissa Webber
EESS - Samaras & Rounce
LinkedIn

My research focuses on climate change adaptation for transportation and urban infrastructure, particularly for urban flooding, including the use of climate information and the application of green infrastructure and/or nature-based solutions.

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Albin Wells
EESS - Rounce

My research combines meteorological and remote sensing data with field observations of glaciers in Alaska to better understand and model processes affecting glaciers. These models will ultimately improve mass balance estimations of glaciers globally.

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Claire Wilson
EESS - Rounce

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Chunzhi Wu
MMC - Wang
LinkedIn

My research focused in using Stat Mech tools (Molecular Dynamics), density functional theory to understand import properties of polymer materials. I am also interested in high-performance computing and machine learning (Bayesian Optimization).

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Jinding Xing
AIS - Tang
LinkedIn

My research focuses on civil infrastructure systems' safe operation. I am interested in adopting computational simulations to predict and manage human-machine interactions in civil infrastructure monitoring processes.

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Ruoxin Xiong
AIS - Tang
LinkedIn

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Haoming Yang
AIS - Harper

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Weiran Yao
AIS - Qian

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Pengji Zhang
AIS - Qian

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Yuanhao Zhou
EESS - Lowry
LinkedIn

Main research fields and interests: Environmental catalysis; Environmental chemistry; Theoretical catalysis; In-situ wastewater treatment
Main techniques: Computational chemistry; Chromatography; X-ray single crystal analysis; XRD, XPS