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2 Dr. Yong Tao Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position PACCAR Professor of Engineering and Chairman E-mail Yong.Yao@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2400 UNT Net Zero Research House (Rendering) Building and Renewable Energy Energy Efficient Building Cooling Systems Ground Source Heat Pump Heat and Mass Transfer in Multiphase Media

3 Renewable Energy (solar/wind) Distributed Generation and Storage Materials and Appliances Utility Plug-in Hybrid/E- Vehicles Building Systems Smart Sensors Geothermal Heat Pump Zero-Energy House

4 American (UNT) House, Beijing China Visit by Secretaries Chu and Locke, July 16, 09

5 Z0E – Zero Energy Lab Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA

6 Dr. Sheldon Q. Shi Green Building Materials Engineering wood composites for construction applications Composite material processing, product evaluation, and qualification Environmental friendly adhesives for biocomposite building materials Building insulation materials, such as PU foam, etc. from renewable biomass resources. Position Associate Professor E-mail Sheldon.shi@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2031 Group Renewable Bioproducts Structure Testing Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA

7 Dr. Jiangtao Cheng Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Research Areas: Electrowetting Solar Tracking Electrowetting Solar House Optofluidic Solar Concentrator Thermal-Fluid Sciences Micro/Nano-Fluidics Position Associate Professor Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering E-mail Jiangtao.Cheng@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-5929 Electrowetting Solar Cell Dual-axis tracking without mechanical moving parts

8 Dr. Jaehyung Ju Energy Harvesting with Dielectric Elastomers Nonlinear constitutive modeling of electro-active polymers for energy harvesting Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail jaehyung.ju@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2118 Group Laboratory of Advanced Tire Technology (LATT) x1x1 x2x2 x3x3 5% stretch10% stretch15% stretch 1000V 7.1816.1427.08 1200V10.3323.2439.00 1500V16.1536.3060.94

9 Dr. Mihai G. Burzo Heat transfer in microelectronics & nanostructures Nanoscale Thermography: non-invasive thermoreflectance based surface temperature mapping of active microelectronic devices at submicron and nanoscale levels Applications: Detect hot spots; diagnose performance of microelectronic devices; failure localization. Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail Mihai.Burzo@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-5104 Group Microscale Heat Transfer Laboratory CAMERA IMAGE THERMAL IMAGE Thermal Mapping (Gold Microresistor) Failure Localization FET CHANNEL Brake in Gate oxide Hot Spot Detection MOSFET

10 Dr. Nandika DSouza Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Professor E-mail ndsouza@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2979 Group Polymer Mechanical and Rheology Laboratory Cradle to cradle bioproducts

11 Dr. Nandika DSouza Polymer Composites Explore the fundamental properties that renewable resources provide so that we can replace with no loss of function non-renewable materials Investigate nano, micro and macroscale composites with hybrid reinforcement Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Professor E-mail ndsouza@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2979 Group Polymer Mechanical and Rheology Laboratory Increased stiffness and energy absorption through controlled fiber cross-sectional and surface architecture

12 Dr. Stevens M. Brumbley Engineering of High Biomass C4 Grasses for Production of Bioplastics Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Associate Professor E-mail Sbrumley@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-5072 Group Plant Metabolic Engineering Biopolymers produced by bacteria have properties similar to commercially available petrochemical based plastics. Weve used the bacterial gene to engineer the high biomass C4 grass sugarcane so it can produce and accumulate these plastics in cells of the leaf and stalk Polyhydroxyalkanoates produced in sugarcane leaf cells

13 Dr. Michael Allen Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail Michael.Allen@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-8247 Group Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Renewable Bioproducts Biocomposites Renewable, biodegradable replacements for fiberglass, building panels, car parts, etc. Understanding microbial community function during fiber processing Retting process optimization for fiber yield, properties

14 Dr. Sheldon Q. Shi Natural Fiber Biocomposites Natural fibers to replace synthetic fibers for structural components, such as natural fiber SMC, etc. Cellulosic natural fiber evalaution Bioresin synthesis from renewable bioresources, such as soybean, etc. Adhesion durability and interfacial bonding, surface energy characterization Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Associate Professor E-mail Sheldon.shi@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2031 Group Renewable Bioproducts * Light weight * Low cost * Less reliance on petroleum resource * Environmental friendly Single fiber testing

15 Dr. Sheldon Q. Shi Cellulose Nanocomposites Nanophase treatment of natural fiber for functional composites, such as anti static, anti radiation, anti permeation, anti microbial, de-toxication, and with enhanced or reduced thermal conductivities Cellulose nanofiber / nano whisker Position Associate Professor E-mail Sheldon.shi@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-2031 Group Renewable Bioproducts Nanoparticle deposited on the fiber surface Cellulose nanofiber process Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Anti-blood, oil permeation Magnetic bio- absorbent Anti static gloves

16 Dr. Nigel Shepherd Semiconductors, Electronic and Optical Thin Films: Materials and Device Physics Organic Light Emitting Diodes: Red, Blue, Green: Emissive Displays White: Solid State Lighting Flexible optoelectronic devices: flexible displays and phototherapy bandages Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail Nigel.Shepherd@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-7714 Group Optoelectronics and Thin Films Laboratory (OFTL)

17 Dr. Nigel Shepherd Heterojunction solar cells Ge, GaAs, GaP, InAs, InP Multilayer graphene HEMTs gate oxide deposition contact influence on mobility P-type ZnO for inorganic LEDs, GaN, ZnS Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Pulsed laser deposition, RF and DC sputtering, Physical vapor deposition, Atomic layer deposition Position Assistant Professor E-mail Nigel.Shepherd@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-7714 Group Optoelectronics and Thin Films Laboratory (OFTL)

18 Dr. Michael Allen Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail Michael.Allen@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-8247 Group Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Renewable Bioproducts Biofuels Conversion of lignocellulosic feedstocks to biofuels Genetic engineering of defined microbial communities Understanding bacterial responses to stress for process optimization

19 Interfacial electron transport in hybrid polymer-oxide solar cells. Dr. W. Justin Youngblood Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail youngblood@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-8289 Group Organic/Molecular Semiconductors and Excitonic Solar Cells Acceptor-Sensitizers mediate electron transport between p-type semiconductive polymer and n-type metal oxide semiconductors Solar cell improvement tracks with redox potential of the sensitizer. ZnO nanorodsTiO 2 (rutile) nanorods Enhanced current & voltage

20 Dye-sensitized solar cells using p-type NiO. Dr. W. Justin Youngblood Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail youngblood@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-8289 Group Organic/Molecular Semiconductors and Excitonic Solar Cells Photoinduced hole transfer from p-type Nickel Oxide (NiO) to acceptor-sensitizers based on fullerene and acenequinone compounds. New morphologies of nanostructured NiO. Polymer-oxide solar cells using n-type polymers. NiO nanowhiskers

21 Dr. Elias Kougianos III-V Device Physics Efficient numerical techniques for the self-consistent solution of Schrödinger-Poisson in III-V heterostructures. Interface handling at III-V boundaries. Transverse energy effects in III-V devices. Applications to resonant tunnel diodes. Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Associate Professor E-mail eliask@unt.edu Phone (940) 891-6708 Group Nano-System Design Laboratory (NSDL) Selected references: [1] Kougianos et al. Discretization Techniques for the Efficient Solution of the Eigenvalue Problem in Heterostructures, Wiley InterScience International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields (IJNM), Vol. 22, No. 1, January/February 2009, pp. 1-21. [2] Kougianos et al. The Effect of Transverse Energy on Electronic Bound States in Heterostructure Quantum Wells, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 21, No. 10, October 2006, pp. 1472-1477.

22 Dr. Gayatri Mehta Energy-Aware Next-Generation Portable/Wearable Computing Platforms Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Assistant Professor E-mail gayatri.mehta@unt.edu Phone (940) 369-5118 Group Power Aware Computing

23 Dr. Saraju P. Mohanty Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of North Texas | Denton, Texas, USA Position Associate Professor E-mail saraju.mohanty@unt.edu Phone (940) 565-3276 Group Design and CAD for Low-Power High- Performance Nanoscale Digital and Analog/Mixed-Signal VLSI : Power, Leakage, and Performance Modeling of Nanoscale Digital and Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuits Optimization of Nanoscale Digital and Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuits VLSI Architecture for Multimedia Processing


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