Engineering | Adaptive Intelligent Materials & Systems Center (AIMS)

AIMS Faculty

Aditi Chattopadhyay
AIMS Center Director
Regents’ Professor
Ira A. Fulton Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: aditi@asu.edu

Yongming Liu
AIMS Center Associate Director
Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: yongming.liu@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Adaptive structures
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Composite material: characterization and modeling
  • Multiscale modeling and analysis
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization
  • Reduced order modeling
Area of Expertise
  • Fatigue and fracture of engineering materials and structures
  • Probabilistic computational mechanics
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Multi-physics damage modeling and structural durability
  • Multi-scale uncertainty quantification and propagation
  • Imaging-based experimental testing
  • Diagnostics and prognostics
Aditi Chattopadhyay
AIMS Center Director
Regents’ Professor
Ira A. Fulton Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: aditi@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Adaptive structures
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Composite material: characterization and modeling
  • Multiscale modeling and analysis
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization
  • Reduced order modeling

Yongming Liu
AIMS Center Associate Director
Associate Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: yongming.liu@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Fatigue and fracture of engineering materials and structures
  • Probabilistic computational mechanics
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Multi-physics damage modeling and structural durability
  • Multi-scale uncertainty quantification and propagation
  • Imaging-based experimental testing
  • Diagnostics and prognostics
Director of the School of Engineering,
Professor,
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Lenore.Dai@asu.edu

Antonia Papandreou-Suppapola 
Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: papandreou@asu.edu

John Rajadas
AIMS Center Industry Liaison
Associate Professor
Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Arizona State University
Email: rajadas@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Surface, interfacial, and colloidal science
  • Synthesis of novel composite materials and intelligent materials
  • Tribology, rheology, and microrheology
  • Design of materials at the nanoscale
  • Characterization of soft materials
Area of Expertise
  • Waveform-agile sensing
  • Time- frequency signal processing
  • Signal processing for structural health monitoring
  • Signal processing for wireless communications
  • Detection and estimation theory
Area of Expertise
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization
  • Aircraft design
  • Heat transfer
Director of the School of Engineering,
Professor,
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Lenore.Dai@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Surface, interfacial, and colloidal science
  • Synthesis of novel composite materials and intelligent materials
  • Tribology, rheology, and microrheology
  • Design of materials at the nanoscale
  • Characterization of soft materials

Antonia Papandreou-Suppapola 
Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: papandreou@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Waveform-agile sensing
  • Time- frequency signal processing
  • Signal processing for structural health monitoring
  • Signal processing for wireless communications
  • Detection and estimation theory
John Rajadas
AIMS Center Industry Liaison
Associate Professor
Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Arizona State University
Email: rajadas@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization
  • Aircraft design
  • Heat transfer

Narayanan Neithalath
Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Narayanan.Neithalath@asu.edu

Daniel Bliss
Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: d.w.bliss@asu.edu

Hanqing Jiang
Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Hanqing.Jiang@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Materials science of novel, sustainable cement-based materials
  • Macroporous materials for environmental and energy efficiency
  • Property development and modeling
  • Electrical property based sensors and sensing systems
  • Transport in porous media
Area of Expertise
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communications
  • Distributed cooperative communications
  • Full-duplex relays, geolocation techniques
  • MIMO radar
  • Nonlocal Bayesian estimation bounds
  • Channel phenomenology and signal processing for anticipatory medical applications
Area of Expertise
  • Mechanical-electrical coupling of carbon nanotubes
  • Nanomechanics
  • Nanocomposites
  • Multiscale modeling of carbon nanotubes
  • Microscale constitutive models of metallic materials
  • Strain gradient plasticity composite materials, and laminates
  • Stress analysis of micro- electronic packages

Narayanan Neithalath
Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Narayanan.Neithalath@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Materials science of novel, sustainable cement-based materials
  • Macroporous materials for environmental and energy efficiency
  • Property development and modeling
  • Electrical property based sensors and sensing systems
  • Transport in porous media
Daniel Bliss
Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: d.w.bliss@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communications
  • Distributed cooperative communications
  • Full-duplex relays, geolocation techniques
  • MIMO radar
  • Nonlocal Bayesian estimation bounds
  • Channel phenomenology and signal processing for anticipatory medical applications

Hanqing Jiang
Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Hanqing.Jiang@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Mechanical-electrical coupling of carbon nanotubes
  • Nanomechanics
  • Nanocomposites
  • Multiscale modeling of carbon nanotubes
  • Microscale constitutive models of metallic materials
  • Strain gradient plasticity composite materials, and laminates
  • Stress analysis of micro- electronic packages

Pingbo Tang
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: tangpingbo@asu.edu

Matthew Green
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: mdgreen8@asu.edu

Hamid Marvi
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: hmarvi@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • As-built Building Information Modeling
  • Remote Sensing for Construction and Infrastructure Management
  • Automatic Spatial Data Interpretation
  • Spatial Change Analysis
Area of Expertise
  • Polymer design and synthesis
  • Ion-containing block copolymers
  • Bulk and solution assembly of block copolymer microstructures
  • Directed nanoparticle assembly in polymeric composites
  • Stimuli-responsive materials
  • Ion and water transport in polymer membranes
Area of Expertise
  • Bio-inspired design
  • Smart materials and structures
  • Soft robotics
  • Magnetic micro-robotics

Pingbo Tang
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: tangpingbo@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • As-built Building Information Modeling
  • Remote Sensing for Construction and Infrastructure Management
  • Automatic Spatial Data Interpretation
  • Spatial Change Analysis

Matthew Green
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: mdgreen8@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Polymer design and synthesis
  • Ion-containing block copolymers
  • Bulk and solution assembly of block copolymer microstructures
  • Directed nanoparticle assembly in polymeric composites
  • Stimuli-responsive materials
  • Ion and water transport in polymer membranes

Hamid Marvi
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: hmarvi@asu.edu

Area of Expertise
  • Bio-inspired design
  • Smart materials and structures
  • Soft robotics
  • Magnetic micro-robotics
Julianne Holloway
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Julianne.Holloway@asu.edu
Masoud Yekani Fard
Assistant Research Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Masoud.Yekanifard@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Gradient materials
  • Biomechanics
  • Drug delivery
  • Polymers & composites
  • Musculoskeletal tissue applications
Area of Expertise
  • Composite materials for civil engineering
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Polymer characterization
  • Nanomaterials in engineering applications
Julianne Holloway
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Julianne.Holloway@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Gradient materials
  • Biomechanics
  • Drug delivery
  • Polymers & composites
  • Musculoskeletal tissue applications
Masoud Yekani Fard
Assistant Research Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Arizona State University, Tempe-AZ
Email: Masoud.Yekanifard@asu.edu
Area of Expertise
  • Composite materials for civil engineering
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Polymer characterization
  • Nanomaterials in engineering applications