Current Research at Herff

  Lead PI Research Interest
Dr. Hasan Ali Dr. Hasan Ali Power forecasting, behind the meter photovoltaic (PV), PV supercapacitor energy storage, Electric Vehicle research
Dr. David Arellano Dr. David Arellano Expanded-polystyrene block geofoams, backfill, retaining walls
Dr. Ebrahim Asadi Dr. Ebrahim Asadi Material science, mechanical properties of Ti6AIV4, field crystal modleing using NASA-PSI coarsening solid-liquid mixtures, 3d biofabrication ndmanufacturing, tissue regeneration and implantable devices
no photo available Dr. Madhusudhanan Balasubramanian Glaucoma, convolutional neural network
Dr. Kevin Berisso Dr. Kevin Berisso Vest testing, RF controls
Dr. Gary Bowlin Dr. Gary Bowlin Cardiovascular, DNA, in vitro im plants, designing drugs, bio material for dental bone, electrospinning polymers
Dr. Joel Bumgardner Dr. Joel Bumgardner Bone graft materials, Chitosan, biomaterials
Dr. Charles Camp Dr. Charles Camp Bridge remediation; 3D Dynamic analysis
Center for Innovative Research in Bridge Engineering (CIRBE)
Dr. Amy L. de Jongh Curry Dr. Amy Curry Phantom Limb
Dr. Russell Deaton Dr. Russell Deaton VLSI Fabrication, Algorithmic Self-Assembly of Materials, Nanotechnology.
Dr. Maryam Salehi Dr. Maryam Salehi Esfandarani Storm water quality 
Dr. Ali Fatemi Dr. Ali Fatemi Multiaxial fatigue, additive manufacturing metals, wrought materials, co-extruded high density polyethylene-based multilayer materials, axial and bending  fatigue
image not available Dr. Lenwood Fields Thermoelectrics, emerging technology, STEM
Dr. Daniel Foti Dr. Daniel Foti Drone research
  Dr. Michail Gkolias Freight mobility, corridor feasibility, wrong-way prevention technologies, commodity movement, truck parking needs, freight networks, integrated land use and freight movement
  Dr. Ranganathan Gopalakrishnan Modeling concentrated dusty plasma; ultrasonic aerosol generators fabrication 
  Dr. John Hochstein Vehicle emission reduction
  Dr. Stephanie Ivey STEM, Workforce development, apprenticeship accelerator, girl/women empowerment, diversity, transformative technology, intermodal freight
  Dr. Eddie Jacobs Empathic engineer, gender equity, PALS simulation support, drone research, cybersecurity
  Dr. Farhad Jazael

Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport Laboratory (GFCT Lab)...underdevelopment

  • Developing a framework to quantify Microplastic load transported by urban stormwater, Brown and Caldwell, 2021 (PI)- ~$33K
  • ITESO-Memphis Engineering Exchange, US Department of State, 2021 (co-PI)- ~$83K
  • Pre- and post-restoration assessment of Loan Oak basin, West Tennessee River Basin Authority, 2021 (Co-PI)- ~$163K
  • Microplastics Fate and Transport in Agricultural Soil: Interrelation of Hydrodynamics, Chemistry, and Material sciences, U.S.
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), 2020 (Co-PI) - ~$500K
  • Toward a Water Smart Campus- Green Fee, University of Memphis, 2020 (PI)- ~$27K
  • Investigating contaminant storage and release mechanisms at low permeability zones, Herff College of Engineering Faculty
  • Research Grants- UoM, 2020 (PI)- ~$15K 
  • West TN Dept of Agriculture, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, 2019 (Co-PI) ~$430K
  • MLGW Aquitard, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water Division, 2019 (Co-PI)- ~$5M
  • Community of Research Scholars grant (CoRS), University of Memphis, 2019 (PI) -$2K
  • Allen Wellfield Evaluation, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) Division, 2017 (Co-PI)- $1.2M
  Dr. Jessica Jennings Research fellowships
  Dr. Daniel Larsen Groundwater, bioretention pond assessment, hydrologic modeling, stream restoraion/flood control structures
  Dr. Hsiang Lin Dynamic vibration reasoning design optimization 
  Dr. Erno Lindner Medical Electronics
  Dr. Jeffrey Marchetta 3-star industrial assessment, magnetically induced fluid motion in reduced gravity
  Dr. James Mcginnis

Center for Information Assurance (CfIA)

  Dr. Claudio Meier Stream restoration
  Dr. Sabyasachee Mishra Transport research, smart cities, asset management transit fleet, land use, work zone alert systems, freight congestion and mobility multimodal freight model
  Dr. Larry Moore Manufacturing, workforce development, energy consevation, wastewater, industrial facilties storm water quality
  Dr. Bashir Morshed Events-of-interest, body-worn, fully passive wireless sensors
  Dr. Daniel Pallme Logistic Accelerator
  Dr. Shahram Pezeshk Spatial analysis, attenuation model, spectrum matching-response spectrum, vertical to horizontal response spectral ratios,, ground motion prediction equations
  Dr. Chrysanthe Preza 3D resolution, spherical aberration cellular imaging, optical sectioning microscopy
  Dr. Esra Roan Cell stiffness, lung injury
  Dr. Aaron Robinson Image and signal processing
  Dr. Aaryani Sajja Medical
  Dr. Brian Waldron Groundwater, storm water controlblight mapping, GIS, water portal maintenance, water use app development, increasing aggie production resilience, water resources use
  Mohammed Yeasin geisinger DSA