New faculty join College of Engineering and Applied Science

CEAS welcomes ten new faculty members

University of Cincinnati's College of Engineering and Applied Science welcomed ten new faculty members in 2020, including Tom Talavage, as head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Gautam Pillay as associate dean of research.

Meet the faculty:

Riccardo Barrile

Riccardo Barrile

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research/Teaching Interests: personalized bioengineering; organ-on-chip; in vitro cell biology; tissue engineering; host-pathogen interaction

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Joseph Corcoran

Joseph Corcoran 

Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering

Research/Teaching Interests: non-destructive evaluation; structural health monitoring; digital twins; structural integrity; harsh environment degradation mechanisms; probabilistic engineering

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John Dryden

John Dryden

Assistant Professor-Educator, Construction Management 

Research/Teaching Interests: financial risk management; permeable pavements; construction estimating; construction finance; site layout

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John Gallagher

John Gallagher

Professor, Computer Science 

Research/Teaching Interests: machine learning and meta-heuristic search; verification, validation, and security of adaptive cyber-physical systems; neuromorphic computation; adaptive autonomous robots; promoting diversity, persistence, and success in engineering and computer science education

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Xiaodong Jia

Xiaodong Jia

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 

Research/Teaching Interests: smart manufacturing and maintenance prognostics and health management; data-driven modeling and intelligent systems; advanced process control; machine learning and data mining

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Seokki Lee

Seokki Lee

Assistant Professor, Computer Science 

Research/Teaching Interests: databases; data provenance; big data; data exchange; data security

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John Martin

John Martin

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research/Teaching Interests: biomaterials; regenerative medicine; drug delivery; orthopedic regeneration; immune engineering; craniofacial development; cellular oxidation; tissue engineering

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Gautam Pillay

Gautam Pillay

Associate Dean of Research, Professor, Engineering Education

Research/Teaching Interests: environmental remediation; battery and fuel cell technologies; defense applications of materials science and engineering; societal impacts of science and engineering; intellectual property management; higher education administration and policy

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Tom Talavage

Thomas Talavage

Department Head and Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research/Teaching Interests: functional MRI; cochlear implants; neural systems; statistical signal processing; prospective injury prevention in sports

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Moncef Tayahi

Moncef Tayahi

Assistant Professor-Educator, Electrical Engineering | Joint Co-op Institute

Research/Teaching Interests: AI accelerators; photonics devices and systems; optical communication systems and networks; high-speed electronic systems; diamond and carbon nanotube power electronics devices; sensors devices, systems and networks

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