Faculty & Staff

Case Western Reserve faculty and staff are experts in IoT essentials, including sensing, robotics, control, embedded systems, networks and communications, software, cybersecurity, data, modeling, augmented reality and more. Application-area expertise includes manufacturing, energy, health and infrastructure/smart cities. And partners across the university's schools include experts in anthropology, sociology, mathematics, management, medicine, nursing, law and ethics.

This breadth of knowledge makes Case Western Reserve poised to lead the IIoT revolution.

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  • Erman Ayday Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science CWRU

    Erman Ayday, PhD, MS, BS

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: exa208@case.edu

  • Nick Barendt

    Executive Director
    Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS)
    Office of Research and Technology Management

    Email: nab2@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.1809

  • Karen Beckwith, PhD, MA, BA

    Professor
    Flora Stone Mather Center for Women
    Chair
    Department of Political Science

    Email: karen.beckwith@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4129

  • Bendik-Keymer Elmer G. Beamer-Hubert H. Schneider Professor in Ethics, Associate Professor & Senior Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Project CWRU
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    Jessica Berg, JD, MPH

    Dean
    School of Law
    Tom J.E. and Bette Lou Walker Professor of Law
    School of Law
    Professor
    Department of Bioethics
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

    Email: jessica.berg@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3283

  • Marc Buchner Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Case Western Reserve University

    Marc Buchner, PhD, MS, BS

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: mxb11@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4096

  • Vira Chankong Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Case Western Reserve University

    Vira Chankong, PhD, MS, BS

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: vxc2@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4054

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    Claudia J. Coulton, PhD

    Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Distinguished University Professor
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Founding Director
    Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development

    Email: claudia.coulton@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2304

  • Dale Dannefer Selah Chamberlain Professor of Sociology and Chair Department of Sociology CWRU

    Dale Dannefer, PhD

    Selah Chamberlain Professor
    Department of Sociology
    Chair
    Department of Sociology

    Email: dale.dannefer@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2703

  • Michael DeGeorgia Professor of Neurology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Michael DeGeorgia, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

    Email: michael.degeorgia@case.edu

  • Heath Demaree Professor and Chair; Department Representative for Communication Sciences CWRU

    Heath Demaree

    Professor and Chair; Department Representative for Communication Sciences majors & minors
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Email: heath.demaree@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6468

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    Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Associate Professor
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director
    QSEN Institute
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Senior Faculty Scholar
    VA Quality Scholars Program

    Email: mad15@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0568

  • Colin Drummond

    Colin Drummond, PhD, MBA

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Chair
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Faculty Director of the MEM program
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: cxd@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6970

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    Shannon E. French, PhD

    Director and Inamori Professor in Ethics
    Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence
    Associate Professor
    Department of Philosophy
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Associate Professor of Law
    School of Law

    Email: shannon.french@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2579

  • Roger French

    Roger H. French, PhD

    Kyocera Professor of Ceramics
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    Director
    Solar Durability and Lifetime Extension Center
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: roger.french@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3655

  • Ronald Fry

    Ronald Fry, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Organizational Behavior
    Weatherhead School of Management

    Email: ronald.fry@case.edu

  • Robert Gao Cady Staley Professor of Engineerng and Department Chair Case Western Reserve University

    Robert Gao, PhD, MS, BS

    Cady Staley Professor of Engineering
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    Chair
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: Robert.Gao@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6045

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    Brian K. Gran, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Sociology
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Professor of Law
    School of Law
    Faculty Associate
    Center for Policy Studies

    Email: brian.gran@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2694

  • Lawrence Greksa Professor at Case Western Reserve University

    Lawrence Greksa, PhD

    Professor
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Email: lawrence.greksa@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6777

  • Umut Gurkan Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering CWRU

    Umut Gurkan

    Associate Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: umut@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6447

  • Mary Ann Horn Professor and Chair Case Western Reserve University

    Mary Ann Horn, PhD

    Professor
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Email: maryann.horn@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0470

  • Ming-Chun Huang Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science CWRU

    Ming-Chun Huang, PhD, MS, BS

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: ming-chun.huang@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0397

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    Jill Korbin, PhD

    Lucy Adams Leffingwell Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Associate Dean
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Director
    Schubert Center for Child Studies
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Email: jill.korbin@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4413

  • Kiju Lee

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: kiju.lee@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2943

  • John Lewandowski Professor, Materials Science & Engineering Case Western Reserve University

    John Lewandowski, PhD, ME, BS

    Professor
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    Arthur P Armington Professor of Engineering II
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: jjl3@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4234

  • Pan Li, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: lipan@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0382

  • Ya-Ting Liao Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering CWRU

    Ya-Ting Liao, PhD, MS, BS

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: yating.liao@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0048

  • Wei Lin Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Case Western Reserve University

    Wei Lin, ScD, MS, BS

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: linwei@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4493

  • Kenneth A. Loparo

    Kenneth A. Loparo, PhD

    Nord Professor of Engineering
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: kal4@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4115

  • Kalle Lyytinen Faculty Director, DM Program Case Western Reserve University

    Kalle Lyytinen

    Faculty Director, DM Program
    Chair
    Department of Design & Innovation
    Professor
    Department of Design & Innovation
    Distinguished University Professor

    Email: kalle.lyytinen@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.5353

  • Soumyajit Mandal Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science CWRU

    Soumyajit Mandal, PhD, MS, BS

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: sxm833@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.1349

  • Avinanda Mukherjee

    Proposal Developer
    Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS)
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: axm1286@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2481

  • Wyatt Newman Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Case Western Reserve University

    Wyatt Newman

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: wsn@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6432

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    Christos Papachristou, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: cap2@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.5277

  • Maya Prica, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: mxp438@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4466

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    Michael Rabinovich, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: mxr136@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4559

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    Soumya Ray, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: sxr358@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4040

  • Headshot of Andrew Reimer smiling.

    Andrew P. Reimer, PhD, RN

    Assistant Professor
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

    Email: axr62@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.7570

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    Daniel Saab, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: dgs3@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2494

  • Picture of Amy R. Sheon, PhD, MPH Executive Director, Urban Health Initiative at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Amy R. Sheon, PhD, MPH

    Executive Director
    Urban Health Initiative
    School of Medicine
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
    School of Medicine
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: urbanhealth@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0915

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    Fumiaki Takahashi

    Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: fumiaki.takahashi@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6838

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    Lee Thompson

    Professor
    Department of Psychological Sciences

    Email: lee.thompson@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6477

  • Dustin Tyler

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Kent H. Smith Professor II of Biomedical Engineering
    Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Email: dustin.tyler@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0319

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    Xusheng Xiao, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: xusheng.xiao@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0755

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    Youngjin Yoo, PhD

    Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professorship in Entrepreneurship
    Professor
    Department of Design & Innovation

    Email: youngjin.yoo@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2471

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    Xiong (Bill) Yu, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering
    Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: xxy21@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6247

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    David Zeng, PhD

    Chair
    Department of Civil Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    Frank H. Neff Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: xxz16@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2923

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    Longhua Zhao, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

    Email: longhua.zhao@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4838