Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments: College of Engineering & Computing Sciences

The College of Engineering & Computing Sciences is excited to share recent accomplishments from our faculty and staff members.

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Accomplishments are listed by date of achievement in reverse chronological order, with the most recent first.


All Recent Accomplishments

Ehsan Kamel, Ph.D., assistant professor of energy management; Shaya Sheik, Ph.D., assistant professor of management and marketing studies; and Xueqing Huang, assistant professor of computer science, have co-authored a paper, "Data-driven predictive models for residential building energy use based on the segregation of heating and cooling days," published online in the journal Energy on June 22, 2020, with print publication to follow on September 1, 2020.

Milan Toma, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering, had an article, “Cerebrospinal Fluid Interaction with Cerebral Cortex during Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma,” published in the Journal of Pediatric Neurology on April 9, 2020.

Milan Toma, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been featured in an article, “Alarming abusive head trauma revealed in computational simulation impact study” in Medical Xpress, published on April 9, 2020.

Michael Nizich, Ph.D., adjunct assistant professor of computer science and director of the Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC), joined the NY Metro ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) Chapter Board on March 17, 2020.

Batu K. Chalise, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and computer science, was awarded the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research Fellowship (SFRF) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) SFRF, for 2020 on March 6, 2020. Under the ONR-SFRF program, Chalise will spend ten continuous weeks this summer at the Radar Division, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), in Washington D.C., conducting cutting edge research on distributed detection theory and resource allocation for MIMO and passive radar systems. Under the AFRL-SFRF program, he will spend eight continuous weeks this summer at the AFRL Sensors Directorate, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, in Dayton, Ohio. Chalise will conduct research to develop deep learning techniques for multiple target tracking in surveillance radar systems.

Batu K. Chalise, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and computer science, and his postdoctoral research fellow, Sudarshan Guruacharya, recently had their paper, “Energy Distribution of Multiple Target Signal With Application to Target Counting,” published in IEE Signal Processing Letters (Volume: 27) on February 24, 2020.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was interviewed by Analytics India Magazine on December 23, 2019 about his knowledge of the international technological scenario regarding IoT and 5G. Beheshti also spoke about his role as dean, the background necessary to become a data scientist, the role of MOOCs and STEM education, and the rise of IoT and 5G.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was quoted in a December 8, 2019 Network World article, "5G in 2020: Still just a private party," about the implications of 5G and mark it will make in 2020.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was featured in an episode of the PBS program, SciTech Now. Beheshti spoke in a segment about the future of 5G on November 14, 2019.