Active Research Directions

1. Ultrasound in medicine and biology

Research interests include ultrasound transducer materials and structures; transducer design fabrication, and characterization; and application of ultrasound in medicine and biology.

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2. Smart materials, structures, micro/nanofabrications and devices

Research interests include smart materials, structures, micro/nanofabrication, characterization, and micro/nano-devices.

Active Projects:

3. Ultrasound NDE

Research interests include novel ultrasound sensors and transducers for non-destructive evaluation and structural health monitoring.

Active Projects:


    • American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc.
    • Army Research Office
    • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Biosono, Inc.
    • Blatek, Inc.
    • Congressional Directed Medical Research Programs, DOD
    • Department of Energy
    • Electric Power Research Institute
    • General Electric Co.
    • Goodix Technology, Inc.
    • HC Materials, Inc.
    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • National Institute of Health
    • National Science Foundation
    • NC Space Grant
    • NC State University
    • Office of Naval Research
    • TRaCS, UNC Chapel Hill
    • UNC Lineberger Developmental Funding Program
    • United Technologies