Meet Our Faculty

Mentors. Experts. Visionaries.

UCF’s engineering and computer science faculty represent diverse areas of expertise, from robotics, data mining and transportation, to nano-engineered medicine, water resources and turbomachinery. Bold in their quest for scientific discovery, our faculty leverage UCF’s power of scale to forge dynamic academic, public and industrial partnerships as they strive to solve the world’s most pressing challenges, all while inspiring their students to do the same. These in-depth profiles allow you to meet some of our faculty and their students.

Kareem Ahmed

Develops next-generation propulsion and energy technology

Kareem Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Amro Awad

Designs secure and energy-efficient next-generation supercomputers

Amro Awad

Assistant Professor

Issa Batarseh

Researches and develops advanced power electronics for solar-energy conversion

Issa Batarseh

Professor

Vladimir Boginski

Studies networks of all kinds to help them operate more efficiently

Vladimir Boginski

Associate Professor

Elizabeth Brisbois

Designs materials for medical devices using human body molecules

Elizabeth Brisbois

Assistant Professor

Naveen Eluru

Forecasts the future of transportation using econometric models

Naveen Eluru

Associate Professor

Steve Florczyk

Creates 3D biomaterial micro-environments

Steve Florczyk

Assistant Professor

Helen Huang

Studies how the brain and body coordinate locomotion to develop rehabilitation approaches

Helen Huang

Assistant Professor

Joseph LaViola, Jr.

Brings mathematical sketches to life

Joseph LaViola, Jr.

Professor

Talea Mayo

Develops computational approaches to coastal engineering challenges

Talea Mayo

Assistant Professor

Luis Rabelo

Uses artificial intelligence and simulations to innovate how organizations do business

Luis Rabelo

Professor

Yongho Sohn

Develops tomorrow's materials today to promote a better understanding of thermodynamics and kinetics

Yongho Sohn

Pegasus Professor

Wei Sun

Reveals new technologies for resilient power systems and self-healing smart grids

Wei Sun

Assistant Professor

Subith Vasu

Researches high-temp reacting technologies that increase power generation efficiency and destroy chemical weapons

Subith Vasu

Associate Professor

Pamela Wisniewski

Explores how the complex interplay between people, social media and privacy affects human behavior and society

Pamela Wisniewski

Assistant Professor