Edward Furlani

PhD

Edward Furlani

PhD

Edward Furlani

PhD

Research Topics

Computational Physics/Multidisciplinary Modeling: Nanophotonics; Plasmonics and Metamaterials; Optofluidics; MEMS/MOEMS Simulation; Microfluidics; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Inkjet Systems; Applied Magnetics; Biomagnetics

Contact Information

113 B Davis Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-1194

Fax: (716) 645-3822

efurlani@buffalo.edu

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Research in the Furlani group involves multidisciplinary modeling for emerging applications in the fields of micro and nanoscale science and technology. The main thrust of this work is the development of mathematical methods and models to enable the development of innovative materials and devices with design features and functionality that are engineered at the nanometer to micrometer length scale. Current research interests span the areas of: microfluidics, broad applications with an emphasis on biomedical devices; nanophotonics, metamaterials, plasmonics, biosensing applications; and magnetic particle applications, transport, assembly and bioapplications, magnetic drug delivery, magnetic-assisted gene transfection (magnetofection) and bioseparation.

Research Interests

Multidisciplinary modeling of materials, devices and systems
Computational fluid dynamics -- multiphase and inkjet systems, heat and mass transfer, nanofluids
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics -- devices and processes -- design and simulation
Inkjet Analysis — Inkjet Systems, Continuous Inkjet, Drop on Demand Inkjet, Ink Media Interactions
Electrochemisty — Supercapacitors, Fuel Cells, Batteries
BioMEMS -- point-of-service diagnostic applications
Optofluidics -- biosensors
MOEMS/Photonics -- design and simulation
Nanophotonics -- metamaterials, photothermal phenomena, plasmonics, waveguides, resonators
Magnetic Particle Dynamics and Self-Assembly --template-assisted assembly, particle-fluid coupling
Nanomagnetics -- magnetofection,bioseparation, drug delivery
MEMS -- design and simulation
Computational Magnetics and Material Applications

Research Projects

10/11/17
Development of next-gen programmable medical stimulation devices to enable unprecedented treatment for chronic wounds, bone regeneration, and peri-prosthetic (implant) infections, to accelerate healing and increase patient mobility.
1/25/17
Research in Professor Ed Furlani’s laboratory involves multiscale modeling for the development of innovative materials and devices with features that are engineered from the nano to macroscale.
10/23/17
UB CBE Professor Ed Furlani receives $75,000 from FuzeHub, in a partnership with WNY startups CleanSlate UV and Grantwood Technologies

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