Center for Integrated Systems



Center Members - Faculty

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    Christopher Lawson, Senior Scientist (C)

    Dr. Christopher Lawson is a full Professor of Physics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His research specialty is optical sensing and nonlinear optics and he has published over 70 journal articles and 10 books or book chapters in these areas. Dr. Lawson has served as Principal Investigator (PI) for over $20M of research grants and PI or co-PI of $50M of research grant funding. In 2004 he established the NSF funded Center for Optical Sensors and Spectroscopies (COSS) at UAB and led t...

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    Ferhat Zengul, Scientist (C)

    Ferhat Zengul, Ph.D., MBA, MAc is a full-time Assistant Professor in the Health Care Management Program in the Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Prior to joining the Health Care Management Program, he worked at UAB Hospital Finance and UABHS Facilities Planning and Capital Projects Office. He has over ten years of experience in financial management and accounting of capital projects.
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    Helen Barkan, Scientist (C)

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    Lori McMahon Wakefield, Senior Scientist (C)

    Dr. Lori McMahon received her B.A., summa cum laude in Biology and Chemistry from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and her Ph.D. from Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. McMahon obtained postdoctoral training at Duke University Medical Center in the Department of Neurobiology and, in 1998, joined the faculty of UAB as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. She is currently the Jarman F. Lowder Professor of Neurosci...

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    Peter Ginter, Senior Scientist (C)

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    Sergey Mirov, Senior Scientist (C)

    Dr. Mirov is an USSR-born naturalized American scholar serving as University Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He received the M.S. degree in electronic engineering, from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute – Technical University, in 1978, and the Ph.D degree in physics in 1983 from the P. N Lebedev Physics Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow. He served as a staff research physicist, at P. N. Lebedev Physics Institute, and a principal research scientist...

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    Thomas Winokur, Associate Scientist (C)

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