Faculty Achievements

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Dr. Myeongsub (Mike) Kim

Dr. Myeongsub (Mike) Kim

Assistant Professor, Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Myeongsub (Mike) Kim's research featured in Analytical Chemistry for article titled “Microbubbles Loaded with Nickel Nanoparticles: A Perspective for Carbon Sequestration.”

Meeroff

Dr. Dan Meeroff

Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

Dr. Meeroff received a grant from the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County for $32,500, titled "Investigation of Leachate Management Solutions at the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County."

Presuel-Moreno

Dr. Francisco Presuel-Moreno

Associate Professor, Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Presuel-Moreno received a grant from Sandia National Laboratories for $22,335, titled "Metal-Carbon Fiber Composite Interconnects in Seawater."

Tang

Dr. Yufei Tang

Assistant Professor and I-SENSE Fellow, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Tang received a grant from the Florida Center for Cybersecurity (USF) for $20,000, titled “Proactive Defense Against Cyber-Physical Smart Grid Attacks.”

Bou-Harb

Dr. Elias Bou-Harb

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Elias Bou-Harb’s team won the Best Paper Award at the 28th edition of the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications conference for their paper titled, “A First Empirical Look on Internet-scale Exploitations of IoT Devices.”

Patent

Dr. Shihong Huang

Professor, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Abhijit Pandya

Professor, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Inventors, Prof. Shihong Huang, Prof. Abhijit Pandya, and Prof. Sam Hsu (emeritus), from the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and; Prof. Marilyn Parker (emeritus), from the College of Nursing, of the U.S. patent no. 8,799,017, titled "Apparatus and Method for Managing Interaction-Based Services," was sold pursuant to an Intellectual Property Transfer Agreement with Koninklijke Philips N.V. (a.k.a. Philips). The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the patent to FAU on Aug. 5, 2014. The invention is a new software system that manages patient health information gained from nurses' perspectives - such as conversations, observations, and diagnoses - to better improve healthcare to patients.

Zilouchian

Dr. Ali Zilouchian

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor in the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Received the President’s Leadership Award for 2016-2017. The award is given to individual employees of Florida Atlantic University who have rendered services of an extraordinary nature to the University and/or the greater community.

Bloetscher

Dr. Fred Bloetscher

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

Awarded Weppner Center for LEAD and Service-Learning Change Agent of the Year Faculty Award 2016-2017.

Elishakoff

Dr. Isaac E. Elishakoff

Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Authored the book, "Probabilistic Methods in the Theory of Structures, Strength of Materials, Random Vibrations, and Random Buckling." The book is a third, corrected and expanded edition that appears in conjunction with its companion volume Probabilistic Methods in the Theory of Structures: Complete Worked-Through Solutions.
Messenger, Abtahi

Dr. Amir Abtahi

Associate Professor, Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Roger Messenger

Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Amir Abtahi, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering, and Roger Messenger, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus in the FAU Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science co-authored the undergraduate/graduate level textbook, "Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition."

Kang

Dr. Kevin Kang

Assistant Professor, Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Applicant/Mentee Winner of the 2017 Faculty Research Mentoring Program Awards by the FAU Division of Research.

Sobhan

Dr. Khaled Sobhan

Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

Co-authored the Korean version of the textbook, "Principles of Geotechnical Engineering" with Braja M. Das, Ph.D., Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Sacremento. An introductory text in soil mechanics that offers an overview of soil properties and mechanics together with coverage of field practices and basic engineering procedures.


Mentor Winner of the 2017 Faculty Research Mentoring Program Awards by the FAU Division of Research.

Su

Dr. Hongbo Su

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

Applicant/Mentee Winner of the 2017 Faculty Research Mentoring Program Awards by the FAU Division of Research.

Teegavarapu

Dr. Ramesh Teegavarapu

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

Co-authored the book "Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management Under Climate Change," with Elpida Kolokytha, Ph.D., associate professor, at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece and Satoru Oishi, Ph.D., professor, at the Kobe University, Kobe, Japan.

Glegg

Dr. Stewart Glegg

Professor and Director of the Center for Acoustics and Vibration, Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Co-authored the book "Aeroacoustics of Low Mach Number Flows," with William Devenport, Director of the Virginia Tech Stability Wind Tunnel and Director of the Center for Renewable Energy and Aerodynamic Testing, at Virginia Tech.

Furht

Dr. Borko Furht

Professor and Director of NSF Research Center, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Guest speaker at the 14th Vienna Congress com•sult, that will be held in Vienna, Austria January 17, 2017. The event will focus on the general topic "Call for Future". The congress is one of the most renowned international economic-political congresses of the region.

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