Chandra Kothapalli Funded for Tissue Regeneration Research
Dr. Chandra Kothapalli, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE), has been awarded $299,873 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research on polymer nanoparticles to support repair of injured human tissues.
Wenbing Zhao and FIU Win Award for Cybersecure Sensors
Dr. Wenbing Zhao, a professor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop cybersecure sensors for fossil power generation plants. The two-year, $400,000 award is a partnership between Dr. Zhao and research staff from Florida International University’s Applied Research Center (ARC) in Miami, Florida.
Additional faculty and students are highlighted under New Faculty and News From the Technology Transfer Office, including interim associate dean of academic affairs, Dr. Brian Davis and Dr. Geyou Ao, assistant professpr, in the department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering.
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