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Faculty & Staff


The Papano research group at ASDRP is interested in applying the tools of 3D printing and computer science towards applications in physics, engineering, and mechanical design.

Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science

Nicholas Papano


The Downing research group applies the tools of data mining and data science to astronomy and cryptography. Through applied computer science and data science, the group hopes to move towards deciphering the Voynich manuscript and also detecting near-earth objects using signal-to-noise detection mining of NASA datasets.

Data Science, Astronomy, Cryptography

Robert A. Downing


Description coming soon!

Electrical Engineering, Computer Science

Larry McMahan


The Mui group uses applied computer science to study social interactions among human beings. Dr. Mui is interested in the evolution of cooperation and in gendered biases that developers have in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Computer Science

Phil Mui

The Agrawal group's research straddles chemistry and materials science; the focus of their work centers around green polymers, metallurgical engineering, artificial photosynthesis, solar energy, and green chemical engineering towards addressing the world's need for renewable and clean energy. 

Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering

Mahesh Agrawal

The Pant group (operating with PyKids) utilizes Python coding in various applications related to applied and integrated systems. The Pant group is also interested in using Python as a tool to mine data sets and to elucidate and deconvolute patterns in complex data sets.

Computer Science

Meenal Pant

Sheela Pasi's research group is interested in the development of modern materials with unique physical and electrochemical properties for applications in nanotechnology and engineering. 

Physical Chemistry, Materials Science

Sheela Pasi

The Liu research group at ASDRP is interested in applying the tools of computer science and cognitive science to better understand human-computer interactions. Further, the Liu group is interested in engineering solutions to user interface design, informed by both engineering and psychology.

Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Dennis Liu

Facilities & Instrumentation

Our Princeton Applied Research scanning potentiostat is utilized for electrochemical measurements and for monitoring of redox-active materials. 

Princeton Applied Research Scanning Potentiostat

Fremont STEM is currently implementing a powerful computing cluster for running complex calculations on molecular dynamics simulations, density functional theory, and other computational methods.

High-Throughput Computing Cluster

Fremont STEM proudly owns two 3D printers for creating design scale-ups and modeling structures for engineering research.

3D Printer

Our Multiskan FC microplate reader records absorbance or fluoresence data from up to 96 samples at once, allowing our research to utilize high-throughput screening. 

Thermo Scientific Multiskan 96-well plate Reader