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Dr. Battaglia is the director of UB's Advanced Simulations for Computing ENergy Transport Laboratory (ASCENT). Her research explores issues related to the thermal sciences by using computational fluid dynamics and developing computational models, building energy utilization and renewable/alternative energy and exploring turbulent multiphase and reacting flow.
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Director of Advanced Simulations for Computing ENergy Transport Laboratory (ASCENT); Fluid and Thermal Sciences
Intermodal Transportation Development; Northern Sea Route for Maritime Intermodal Transportation; Modeling Competitive Behavior of Intermodal Investors; Driver Cognition and Human Factors in Transportation Trust; CAV Road Design
Abstract image representing human mind and numbers; Databases and Data Science; Human-Computer Interaction
Supporting human performance in complex systems, by modeling aspects of human-machine interaction and by analyzing and designing tasks, training interventions, and information aids and displays
Computer Security and Information Assurance, Applied Cryptography, Information Security, Privacy-Preserving Computation and Outsourcing
Dynamics and Control of Space Tethers and Large Flexible Space Structures, Active Debris Removal, Collision Detection and Avoidance, Spacecraft Dynamics
Health information technology and informatics, healthcare systems modeling, design and evaluation of healthcare interventions on patient and organizational outcomes, process and product quality improvement, simulation modeling and applications
Big data analytics; anomaly detection
Human-Machine Interactions, Cognitive Engineering, Driver Behavior and Safety, Human Factors in Healthcare
Computing Education, Introductory Programming Education (CS1/CS2), Broadening Participation in Computing and Gaming, Assessment in Computing Education, History of Computing, Computing Education, Computer Games
Computational fluid dynamics; multiphase reacting flows; fire and combustion; fluid-structure simulation
Document image understanding, video analysis, pattern recognition, computer vision, media forensics, artificial intelligence
To develop multiscale mathematical and computational models to enhance understanding of the mechanisms governing tissue remodeling and damage as a result of diseases and infections and to simulate the treatment of those conditions to improve human health.
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Mobile Computing
Computational chemistry and materials science; virtual high-throughput and Big Data; machine learning; electronic structure theory and methods; quantum effects in catalysis and materials; rational design
Investigation of low-dose computed tomography protocols and their effect on quantitative lung assessment and imaging processing algorithm development for longitudinal analysis of solid tumors.
Mathematical programming, applied operations research, multiple-criteria decision making
Computational and Applied Mechanics
Operations research and analytics, Energy resilience and sustainability, Climate change impact assessment, Risk analysis and uncertainty modeling, Economic impact assessment, Disaster risk reduction, Growth econometrics and disaster impacts, Risk-informed decision analysis
Modeling and Prediction of Human Behavior
LOC (lab-on-a-chip); MicroTAS (Micro Total Analysis Systems); BioMEMS (Bio Micro Electro Mechanical Systems); SANS (Sample-to-Answer Nano/microfluidic Systems); nanobiosensors for bio/chemical/environmental applications; world-to-chip interfacing and packaging; single cell manipulation, sorting, and detection; microvalves; micropumps; microfluidic
Data Mining and Data Science; Algorithms for data mining have a close relationship to methods of pattern recognition and machine learning.
Theoretical Computer Science
Databases and Data Science
Robust vibration control, optimization, estimation of dynamic systems, data assimilation and Bayesian inference, robust convex approximation theory; life-cycle cost modeling, aggregate demand, supply chain optimization, tradespace exploration, industrial internet, integrated circuit optimization
STEM education; social justice; social problems; sociology of education, race & ethnic relations, social networks & social capital; qualitative research methods; social media
Analog VLSI Design; silicon-based neuromorphic visual processing systems; neural networks; electronic routing and packaging design; electron beam lithography; sensors; optoelectronics
Applications in transportation, evacuation, logistics, and data association
Computer Engineering Outreach and Education, Data Fusion, Digital and Embedded Systems, Computing Education
Compressed sensing; magnetic resonance imaging; image reconstruction
Iterative learning control; high precision control; nonlinear/robust control with applications to robotics; autonomous systems; manufacturing