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Moshe Eizenberg

Professor, Dean of Graduate Studies, Head of Materials Science and Engineering Program

Materials Science and Engineering Program

moshe.eizenberg@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Electronic Materials
  • Thin Films and Semiconductors

Klaus-Dieter Liss

Professor, Deputy Dean of Graduate Studies

Materials Science and Engineering Program

kdl@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Common Materials Aspects
  • Thermo-Mechanical Processing and Extreme Conditions
  • Response of Materials to External Stimulation
  • Novel Possibilities with Quantum Beams

Daniel Tan

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering Deputy Program Head

Materials Science and Engineering Program

daniel.tan@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Nanodielectric composites and interface phenomena
  • Energy storage and electrochemical supercapacitors
  • Polymer film and membrane
  • Piezoelectric conversion materials

Nan Wang

Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering Program

nan.wang@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Understanding confinement effect in phase transformation
  • Developing semi-quantitative and quantitative meso-scale materials modeling methods
  • Investigating growth and stability issues in nano materials
  • Computational optimization of materials microstructure
  • Developing commercial software for simulation of solidification process

Aleksandra Baron-Wiechec

Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering Program

aleksandra.baronw@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Metal Surface Engineering
  • Nanoporous Anodic Oxides
  • Surface Analysis
  • Nuclear Fusion Technology
  • Hydrogen Retention in Materials

Zuoti Xie

Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering Program

zuoti.xie@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • The transport properties of materials in the molecular scale
  • Relationship between charge transport properties and electronic structures of molecular junctions
  • Spin transport in molecular junctions
  • Electronic properties organic thin film and crystals

Limei Cha

Senior Research Scientist, Director of the Electron Microscopy Center of Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering Program

cha.limei@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Interface and Surface
  • Intermetallics
  • Energy Materials
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Materials Characterization

Amitesh Paul

Senior Research Scientist

Materials Science and Engineering Program

amitesh.paul@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Polarized neutron scattering and reflectometry (PNR) and grazing incidence small angle scattering (GISAXS and GISANS)
  • Magnetic and anomalous synchrotron x-ray scattering
  • Synchrotron x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS, XMCD, XANES and EXAFS) for chemical and structural analysis magnetic ordering phenomena, e.g. domain structures, magnetization densities within nanoparticles
  • Proximity effects, e.g. exchange bias and superconductor-ferromagnetic oxides
  • Magnetization kinetics leading to interaction between nanoparticles
  • Self-diffusion kinetics for isotopic materials
  • Magnetic oxide heterostructures and interfacial engineering

Vijaykumar Jadhav

Research Scientist

Materials Science and Engineering Program

vijaykumar.jadhav@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • 3D printed Nickel-Zinc and lithium-ion battery
  • Energy storage and electrochemical supercapacitors
  • Chemical gas sensor
  • Materials Characterization

David Perez de Lara

Research Scientist

Materials Science and Engineering Program

david.perezdelara@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • 2D Materials & Devices
  • Conductive AFM
  • Nanofabrication & Nanoelectronics
  • Superconductivity
  • Memristors
  • Optoelectronics

Raphael Semiat

Professor, Head of Chemical Engineering Program

Chemical Engineering Program

raphael.semiat@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Separation Processes
  • Desalination
  • Water Treatment
  • Seawater
  • Brackish Water
  • AOP
  • Adsorption
  • Pre and Post treatment
  • Energy and Environment

Ziyi Zhong

Professor, Dean for Research, Chemical Engineering Deputy Program Head

Chemical Engineering Program

ziyi.zhong@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis, Particularly in the Design and Synthesis of Nanosized Catalysts for Environmental Remediation
  • Clean Energy and Energy Storage Materials
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Various Nanosized Materials, including Solid Adsorbents

Xuezhong He

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering Program

xuezhong.he@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Carbon Hollow Fiber Membranes
  • Polymeric Membranes
  • Membranes for CO2 Capture
  • Biogas Upgrading
  • Natural Gas Sweetening
  • Hydrogen Purification
  • Process Simulation
  • Molecular Design

Bo Kong

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering Program

bo.kong@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Chemical Reactor/Process Engineering, Multi-scale Modeling/Simulation, Energy, Environment/Sustainability
  • Multiphase Flows, Particle-laden Flow, Granular Flow, Bubbly Flow, Sprays, Emulsion
  • Kinetic Theory, Population Balance Equation, Quadrature-Based Moment Methods
  • Turbulence Modeling, Turbulent Mixing and Reacting Flow, Large-Eddy Simulation
  • Additive Manufacturing, Metal Powder Synthesis, Gas Atomization
  • Bioprocessing, Algal Biotechnology, Bio-Inspired Fluid Mechanics, Flows in Biomedical Devices
  • Laser-Based Fluid Diagnostic and Experimental Techniques, High-Performance Computing

Esmaeil Narimissa

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering Program

esmaeil.narimissa@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Rheological Modelling of Polymeric Melts Through Constitutive Equations
  • Fabrication and Rheological Characterization of Self-Exfoliating Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Study of Failure in Polymeric Melts Under Uniaxial Extensional Deformation
  • Processing and Characterization of Well-Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites

Ori Lahav

Professor, Head of Environmental Engineering Program

Environmental Engineering Program

agori@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Aquatic Chemistry and Water Treatment Process Development and Applications
  • Reverse Osmosis Desalination
  • Removal of Nitrogen Species from Drinking and Agricultural Waters
  • Aquacultural Engineering and Ocean Resource Recovery

Ji-Dong Gu

Professor

Environmental Engineering Program

jidong.gu@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Archaea
  • environmental microbiology
  • oilfield microbiology
  • microbiology of cultural heritage

Varenyam Achal

Associate Professor, Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Environmental Engineering Program

varenyam.achal@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Bioremediation of Organics and Inorganics from Soil and Water
  • Soil Heavy Metal Pollution
  • Ecological Restoration and Environmental Sustainability
  • Microbial-Based Sustainable Building Materials

Tjalfe G. Poulsen

Associate Professor

Environmental Engineering Program

tjalfe.poulsen@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Transport, Transfer and Transformation Processes in Porous Media
  • Sustainable Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Anthropogenic Systems

Meilian Chen

Research Scientist

Environmental Engineering Program

chen.meilian@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Dynamics of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Various Ecosystems
  • Water Treatment and Water Quality Improvement
  • Environmental Monitoring, Protection, and Remediation

Harold Corke

Professor

Biotechnology and Food Engineering Program

harold.corke@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Starch Surface Nanotexture and Sensory Quality
  • Development of New Functional Materials from Crop Plants
  • Food Safety Management
  • Industry Problem-Solving
  • Crop Quality Under Climate Change

Ka Yin Leung

Professor, Biotechnology and Food Engineering Deputy Program Head

Biotechnology and Food Engineering Program

kayin.leung@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Bacterial Fish Diseases
  • Pathogen-Host Interactions
  • Type III and Type VI Secretion Systems
  • Host Disease Resistance, Fish Microbiota
  • Fish Vaccines

Yacine Hemar

Associate Professor

Biotechnology and Food Engineering Program

yacine.hemar@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Milk Proteins
  • Biopolymers
  • Dairy Products
  • Physico-Chemical Characterization
  • Scattering Methods
  • Novel Process Technologies

Yigal Achmon

Assistant Professor

Biotechnology and Food Engineering Program

yigal.achmon@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Food sustainability
  • Food microbiomes
  • Food volatomes
  • Food spoilage
  • Advanced food shelf-life simulation
  • Soil biosolarization
  • High solid anaerobic digestion

Udi Sarig

Assistant Professor, Core Facility Coordinator of Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Biotechnology and Food Engineering Program

udi.sarig@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Stem cells
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioengineering
  • Developmental Biology
  • Synthetic Biology
  • 3D bio-printing

Hadar Sarig

Research Scientist

Biotechnology and Food Engineering Program

hadar.sarig@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Microbiology
  • Antimicrobial Agents
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Cell and Stem Cell Biology

Noam Soker

Professor, Head of Physics Program

Physics Program

soker@physics.technion.ac.il

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Research Interests
  • Hot Gas in Clusters of Galaxies, Formation of Planetary Nebulae
  • Explosion Mechanism of Massive Stars
  • Interaction of Binary Stellar Systems
  • Influence of Planets on the Evolution of Stars
  • the General Role of Jets in Astrophysics

Marcelo Fabián Ciappina

Associate Professor

Physics Program

marcelo.ciappina@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Attosecond Physics
  • Strong Laser-Matter Interaction
  • Atomic Collisions
  • Ultrafast Optics
  • Plasmonics
  • Condensed Matter

Xinpeng Xu

Assistant Professor

Physics Program

xu.xinpeng@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Soft Matter Physics
  • Biological Physics
  • Active Matter
  • Cell Mechanics
  • Colloidal Suspensions
  • Polymer Solutions
  • Polymer Gels
  • Wetting Dynamics

Eli Aljadeff

Professor, Head of Mathematics with Computer Science Program

Mathematics with Computer Science Program

eliahu.aljadeff@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Polynomial Identities
  • Group Gradings on Algebras
  • Brauer Groups
  • Group Cohomology and Division Algebras

Antti Rasila

Associate Professor

Mathematics with Computer Science Program

antti.rasila@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Complex Analysis (harmonic and quasiconformal mappings)
  • Geometry of Conformal Invariants
  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations
  • Computer-aided Mathematics
  • E-learning in Mathematics

Jacob Mostovoy

Visiting Professor

Mathematics with Computer Science Program

jacob.mostovoy@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Braid Groups and Knots
  • Racks and Simplicial Groups
  • Non-Associative Algebra
  • Configurations Spaces

Nader Bshouty

Visiting Professor

Mathematics with Computer Science Program

nader.bshouty@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Computational Learning Theory
  • Property Testing
  • Group Testing

Maria Julia Redondo

Visiting Professor

Mathematics with Computer Science Program

maria.redondo@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Algebra
  • Representations
  • Hochschild Cohomology

Andrea Solotar

Visiting Professor

Mathematics with Computer Science Program

andrea.solotar@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests

Hochschild (co)homology

Moris S. Eisen

Professor

Chemistry Program

Moris.eisen@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Organometallic Chemistry of the Actinide and Group-4 Metals and Their Use in Catalytic Processes

  • the Use of Hydrophobic-hydrophilic Membranes for the Treatment of Polluted Waters

  • the Design of Trapping Polymers to Clean the Dialysis Solution from a Weareable Artifitial Kidney (WAK)

Kai Huang

Assistant Professor

Chemistry Program

kai.huang@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Physics and Chemistry at Solid Surfaces
  • Novel Surface Materials for Energy, Catalysis and Health Applications
  • Scanning Probe Microscopy and Spectroscopy
  • First-principles Computations

Sehoon Park

Assistant Professor, Academic Head of the EHS

Chemistry Program

sehoon.park@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • C-H Functionalizations of Hydrocarbons
  • Asymmetric Catalysis
  • Metal-Free Organocatalytic Reduction
  • Single-Site Olefin Polymerization
  • Biomass Conversion
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis

Youhua Jiang

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering (Robotics) Program

youhua.jiang@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Interfacial Phenomena
  • Thermal-Fluids
  • Microfluidics
  • Surface Engineering

Bin Li

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering (Robotics) Program

bin.l@gtiit.edu.cn

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Research Interests
  • Surface Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Soft Materials 
  • Mechanics of Thin Structures 
  • Fracture of Heterogeneous Materials 
  • Mechanics Modeling of Contractile Microtissues