Engineering Physics Faculty

Listed below are Dartmouth engineering faculty whose research interests and expertise involve engineering physics.

Mary R. Albert

Professor of Engineering
Executive Director, U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office

Research Interests: 

Snow and firn physics; air-snow transfer; ice cores and climate; porous media; transport phenomena

Benoit Cushman-Roisin

Professor of Engineering
Director, Master of Engineering Management Program

Research Interests: 

Environmental transport processes; environmental fluid mechanics; industrial ecology; sustainable design; energy efficiency

Brenden Epps

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Fluid mechanics as related to marine propulsion, wind energy, and hydrokinetic energy; aeromechanical simulation and modeling of wind turbines; propulsion system design; analysis and optimization of hydrokinetic turbine systems.

Eric R. Fossum

Professor of Engineering
Faculty Coordinator, Ph.D. Innovation Program

Research Interests: 

Solid-state image sensors (CCDs, CMOS active pixel sensors, Quanta Image Sensors); advanced imaging systems; on-chip image processing; new applications for image sensors

Harold J. Frost

Associate Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Materials science; modeling of microstructural evolution; deformation and fracture at high temperatures

Elsa Garmire

Sydney E. Junkins 1887 Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Non-linear optics; integrated optics and semiconductor photonic devices; lasers; electro-optics; fiber optics

Ryan Halter

Assistant Professor of Engineering
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine

Research Interests: 

Biomedical instrumentation; electrical impedance tomography and spectroscopy; medical imaging; tissue bioimpedance; cancer detection technologies; traumatic brain injury; medical robotics

Alexander Hartov

Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Biomedical engineering; medical imaging; electrical impedance tomography; image-guided surgery; cryosurgery; ultrasound; multi-modality imaging

Ronald C. Lasky

Professor of Engineering
Director, Cook Engineering Design Center

Research Interests: 

Process optimization; designed experiments; statistical analysis; electronic assembly; Lean Six Sigma; electronic and optoelectronic packaging; materials science; environmental compliance for electronics; electronic assembly with lead-free solders

Christopher G. Levey

Associate Professor of Engineering
Director, Microengineering Laboratory
Director, Instructional Laboratories
Adjunct Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Research Interests: 

Microfabrication technology; micro-optical systems and binary optics; micromechanical and electromechanical systems (MEMS); microrobotics

Jifeng Liu

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Optoelectronic materials and devices; integrated nanophotonics for energy-efficient Information Technologies (Green IT); Nanomaterials and nanostructures for solar cells and thermophotovoltaic cells; Infrared and ultraviolet optical sensors

William Lotko

Sue and John Ballard '55 TT'56 Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Geospace environment; space plasma physics, modeling, simulation; electromagnetic fields and waves

Simon G. Shepherd

Associate Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

HF radar development; ionospheric plasma convection and physics; solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere coupling; space weather and climatology

Fridon Shubitidze

Associate Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Numerical methods in computational electromagnetic; electromagnetic sensing methodologies; detection and discrimination of sub-surface objects; linear and non-linear inverse-scattering; induced geo-electromagnetic fields; micro strip antennas; photonic band gaps; near field optics; DNA sequencing; electrostatic discharge; magnetic nano-particles hyperthermia for cancer treatment and imaging

Bengt U.Ö. Sonnerup

Sydney E. Junkins 1887 Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

Charles R. Sullivan

Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Power electronics; electromagnetic design of power electronics components; micro-fabricated magnetic components; nanocomposite magnetic materials; energy efficiency and renewable energy