Energy Efficiency, High Flux Thermal Management, Microscale Heat Transfer, Phase Change Heat Transfer, Solar Energy Utilization
Computer animation, modeling human motion, art-technology collaboration, computer graphics, interactive techniques. Cross-appointed to Technocultural Studies.
Transportation-air quality modeling; energy consumption and land use interactions; sustainability; urban environments and climate change; poverty and transportation, environmental justice and transportation, and the project development process for major infrastructure projects. Recent work includes the PM hotspot guidance issued by EPA (lead author) and Transportation chapter of the 2012 Southwest Climate Change Inventory (lead author).
Using a combination of interdisciplinary approaches encompassing biomolecular engineering, mathematical modeling, material science and molecular imaging to develop technologies for addressing key issues in areas of food safety and food for health initiatives, and to develop molecular imaging technologies from a single cell level to a whole body imaging.