Randy Buchanan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Computing

Research experience
• aerospace instrumentation
• space hardware contamination and processing
• automated space environmental simulation chambers
• automated planetary environmental simulation chambers
• computational analysis
• coatings measurement and characterization
• electric arc synthesis of metallic nitride fullerenes
• photocatalytic processes
• polymeric micron bead development
• polymeric materials characterization
• transducer/sensor development
• capacitive nanostructured particle-containing polymer thin films instrumentation
• acoustics and acoustical detection
• laboratory/test stand instrumentation and automation
• thin films
• electron spectroscopy
• virtual instrumentation
• ultra high vacuum
• control systems
• cryogenic instrumentation
• database development
• volatile organic compounds instrumentation
• scientific laboratory process automation
• electronic failure analysis
• athletic conditioning instrumentation
• noninvasive flow measurement
• physiological laboratory instrumentation
• optical scanning by electron emission
• high pressure - low temperature instrumentation