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Mehdi Abedi


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

George Adams

George G. Adams


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact mechanics including adhesion, friction, and plasticity; modeling and analysis of MEMS; modeling and analysis in nanomechanics

Michael Ahern


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Muhammad Noor E Alam

Muhammad Noor E Alam


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Applied operations research, healthcare, supply chain, large scale optimization, and big data analytics

Michael Allshouse


Associate Teaching Professor , 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nonlinear dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, computational fluid mechanics, disaster response, experimental fluids

Rouzbeh Amini


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Bioengineering

Biomechanics, mechanobiology, biotransport

Teiichi Ando


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Densification and metallurgical bonding in high strain-rate deformation powder processing, modeling of rapid solidification

Ruobing Bai


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Research focus in the Bai group includes: Solid mechanics and large deformation; Damage, fracture, fatigue, debonding, strengthening, toughening, and adhesion; Stimuli-responsive actuation and instability; Soft active materials and sustainable materials; Multi-physics of materials: mechanics, thermodynamics, chemistry, optics, and electromagnetism
Maureen Basmajian

Maureen Basmajian


Senior Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Mehdi Behroozi


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Geographic resource allocation, logistics, scheduling, multimodal transport systems, shared mobility, decentralized systems and resilient networks, data visualization, computational social science; Data-driven robust optimization, computational geometry, geometric probability theory, and geospatial analysis.

James Benneyan


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Healthcare systems engineering, operations research, quality and reliability engineering, statistical quality control, high reliability design, patient safety

John Bleakney


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Ahmed Busnaina


WL Smith Chair and University Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanomanufacturing; nano and microscale printing of sensors and electronics; nano and micro-scale defects in semiconductor manufacturing; high rate nanomanufacturing; power electronics, RF, NEMS devices and nanomaterials based nanoelectronics, flexible and hybrid electronics
Terrell Cantave

Terrell Cantave


Student Services & Data Manager, 
Cooperative Education

Heather Carpenter-Oliveira


Senior Co-op Coordinator & Associate Director, 
Cooperative Education

Chun-An Chou


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Mathematical Optimization, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Healthcare Analytics, Computational Neuroscience, Decision Support Systems

John W. Cipolla


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Mathematical methods and modeling; thermodynamics; fluid dynamics; kinetic theory of gases; thermophoresis of aerosols

Sally Conant


Associate Co-op Coordinator Global Engineering & Assistant Director, Global, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, and Civil & Environmental Engineering, 
Global Engineering Co-op

Thomas Cullinane

Thomas Cullinane


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

analysis and design of efficient facilities focusing on inventory space control, materials handling and staffing levels
Mohammad Dehghani

Mohammad Dehghani


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Reinforcement Learning, Simulation Optimization; Healthcare Operations

Charles DiMarzio


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Optics, microscopy, coherent detection, interaction of light and sound waves, hyperspectral imaging, diffusive optical tomography multi-model imaging and remote sensing. Activities include computer modeling, designing, building, and testing of hardware, and processing the resulting data

Randall Erb


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Structure/property relationships in composites and ceramics, magnetic manipulation, colloidal physics

Ozlem Ergun


COE Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Design and management of large-scale networks, supply chain design and resilience, collaboration and crowdsourcing in logistics, humanitarian logistics

Nasser Fard


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Systems reliability, accelerated life testing in reliability prediction; big data-data driven decision making in spatiotemporal streaming environment; life data (survival data) analysis; robust design of experiments

Andrew Gouldstone


Professor and Associate Chair for Experiential Innovation, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Biomechanics, material science, engineering mechanics

Jacqueline Griffin


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Health care resource allocation with multi-objective resource allocation models; modeling resiliency in complex systems; design and management of outpatient health care clinics; simulation: discrete event simulation and systems dynamics; deterministic and stochastic optimization

Surendra M. Gupta


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Green manufacturing; green supply chains; disassembly modeling; remanufacturing; reverse logistics; managing end of life products; environmentally conscious manufacturing; manufacturing sustainability; reverse and closed-loop supply chains; just-in-time (jit) manufacturing and materials management; operations research: stochastic and simulation modeling
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Rozhin Hajian


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Kristina Hals


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Sara M. Hashmi


Assistant Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

Complex fluids, biomaterials & soft materials: manipulation of nanoscale and single-particle properties to control macroscale transport & assembly; microfluidics for biomedical, pharmaceutical & energy applications

Babak Heydari


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Socio-technical systems, systems engineering and design, social and economic networks, resilience of networked systems, computational social sciences, platform-based systems, sharing economy systems, computational social sciences, game theory, artificial intelligence