Marine Systems Research Cluster

The Marine Systems Research Cluster brings together a diverse group of USC researchers from electrical, computer & systems engineering, computer science, naval architecture & marine engineering, public health and psychology to reduce the environmental footprint and increase the safety and situational awareness of both merchant and naval ships.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Beznosov, Konstantin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) usable security and privacy, mobile security and privacy, computer security and privacy, online social networks security and privacy
Bigazzi, Alexander York Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Transportation Systems, active transportation, bicycles, Air quality, motor vehicle emissions, travel behaviour
Brauer, Michael Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Environmental Health, Community Health / Public Health, air pollution, built environment, environmental epidemiology, remote sensing, healthy cities
Chen, Yu Christine Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) modeling, analysis, and control of electric power systems.
Fels, S Sidney Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Human computer interaction, human 3D biomechanical modeling, speech synthesis, medical applications of modeling, computer vision, interactive arts and music
Gopalakrishnan, Sathish Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) computer and software systems, real-time and embedded computing (computer systems as part of the real world); cyber-physical systems, Real-time systems, distributed systems, resource management
Jaiman, Rajeev Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Fluid-structure interaction, Computational methods and numerical analysis, Data-driven computing, Model order reduction, Bluff-body flows and flow-induced vibration, Flow control and drag reduction, Multiphase Flows
Jatskevich, Juri Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Power and energy systems, smart energy grids, power electronic systems and converter circuits, electrical machines and drives, controls, electromagnetic transients, computer modeling and simulation, distributed and parallel simulation
Jelovica, Jasmin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Stress Analysis, Production and Process Optimization, Metals and Alloys, Solid Mechanics, Finite element analysis, Structural optimization, Welding and joining of metals, Sandwich structures, Ultimate, fatigue and impact strength
Kirchen, Patrick Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Thermochemical Energy Conversion, Combustion, Internal Combustion Engines, Ion Transport Membranes, Emissions, Fuel Injection
Lis, Mieszko Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Computer and Software Systems
MacLean, Karon Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Information Systems, human-computer interaction, haptic interfaces, human-robot interaction, design of user interfaces
Marti, Jose Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Computer modelling of response to disasters, Infrastructures Interdependencies Simulation (I2Sim) project, electric power, Energy systems
Michelson, David Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) wireless communications, Propagation and channel modeling, low profile antenna design, wireless communication system performance, EMI/EMC
Nagamune, Ryozo Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Control System, Servo-Control, Mechatronics, control engineering, robust control, modeling, wind turbine control, solar themal system control, automotive engine control, optimization
Pattabiraman, Karthik Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Software Reliability, Computer Security, Fault-tolerant computing, Software Security, Computer System Reliability, Computer Failures, Safety-critical computer systems, software failures, software faults, hardware faults, hardware failures
Rogak, Steven Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Aerosols (their properties, strategies to minimize their creation and reducing aerosol concentrations where people spend most of their time
Rubin, Julia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Computer Systems, Software (Tools), Computer Science and Statistics, software engineering, security and privacy, energy-efficiency, developer productivity, mobile and cloud-native software
Zimmerman, Naomi Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) development and application of real-world-based tools to quickly and quantitatively assess the impact of our policy and technology decisions on air pollution and climate outcomes, and to use the knowledge gained to support better environmental policy planning; air quality