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Edward Furlani (1952-2018)

PhD

Furlani, Edward

Edward Furlani (1952-2018)

PhD

Edward Furlani (1952-2018)

PhD

Research Topics

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

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Biography

Dr. Edward Furlani held joint appointments as a Professor in the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Electrical Engineering at the University at Buffalo. His research involved the development of computational methods and models to create next-generation materials and devices with features and functionality designed at the nano to micro-scale. His latest projects spanned applications of microfluidics, additive manufacturing, biosensing, energy storage, nanophotonics and bio-applications of magnetic particles.  

Dr. Furlani transitioned to UB from the Eastman Kodak Research Labs where he performed and directed computational modeling for the development of numerous commercial technologies. He is among Kodak’s most prolific inventors with a record of scientific innovation that spans over 25 years and 152 U.S. patents including notable contributions to the fields of applied magnetics, microsystems technology, optoelectronics and inkjet systems. Dr. Furlani was elevated to a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of this work.

Dr. Furlani served as an advisory board member for various companies and as symposium organizer and steering committee member for international conferences. He also served on the editorial board and as reviewer for numerous journals, as well as on national and international scientific review panels. Dr. Furlani’s cumulative scientific contributions include over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 90 journal publications, a sole-authored textbook on applied magnetics and numerous book chapters and invited conference presentations.

Education

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, 1977
  • MA, Physics, University at Buffalo, 1980
  • PhD, Theoretical Physics, University at Buffalo, 1982

Memberships

  • Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
  • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Senior Member, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Member, American Physical Society
  • Member, Optical Society of America

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Furlani, Edward
Edward Furlani (1952-2018), PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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

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