New SEAS Faculty 2022-2023

The School of Engineering & Applied Science is proud to welcome its newest faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. The large influx of faculty members – 11 so far, with more to be announced soon – marks the rapid growth of the School and investment in the research areas illustrated in the SEAS Strategic Vision.

The latest faculty arrivals are valuable additions to the chemical and environmental, computer science, and electrical engineering departments. Their expertise includes sustainability, artificial intelligence, robotics, quantum computing, cybersecurity, and optoelectronic materials.

Upon their arrival, we asked these new faculty members questions about their work, their motivations, potential collaborations, and much more. Click below to learn more about each of our latest faculty:


Chemical and Environmental Engineering


Lea Winter: Electrified Processes at the Food, Energy, Water, and Climate Nexus


Computer Science


Arman Cohan: Research at the Intersection of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

 


Ben Fisch: Increasing Privacy and Verifiability on the Internet

 


Tesca Fitzgerald: Developing Algorithms to Help Robots Adapt to Novel Situations

 


Daniel Rakita: Teaching Robot Manipulators to Effectively Move in the World Around Us

 


Katerina Sotiraki: Advancing Cryptography to Protect Against Quantum Attacks

 


Alex Wong: Providing Perception to Enable Autonomous Tasks

 


Rex Ying: Applying Graphs to Advance Artificial Intelligence

 


Manolis Zampetakis: Seeking a Deeper Understanding of Machine Learning Methods

 


Fan Zhang: Creating a More Secure and Robust Blockchain

 

Electrical Engineering


Mengxia Liu: Advancing the Next-Generation of Optoelectronic Materials