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Mehdi Abedi


Assistant Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

George G. Adams


College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

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


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

Teiichi Ando


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Rapid solidification processing, droplet-based materials processing, powder metallurgy, material processing by severe plastic deformation, processing-structure-property relationships in materials

Ambika Bajpayee


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

drug delivery; bio-electrostatics; transport phenomena in biological systems; biomechanics; osteoarthritis

James Bean


Provost & Senior VP for Academic Affairs, 
Office of the Provost

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.

Chiara Bellini


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Diseases of the cardiovascular system; effects of cellmediated growth and remodeling processes on tissue and organ mechanics

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


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Katherine Bradley


Mechanical Engineering (H-N) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

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 control, particulate and chemical defects in semiconductor manufacturing, high rate nanomanufacturing, NEMS devices and nanomaterials based nanoelectronics

Luca Caracoglia


Associate Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

structural dynamics; wind engineering; wind energy; wind-induced vibration; fluid-structure interaction; linear and nonlinear cable dynamics; climate change

Peter Cardillo


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Heather Carpenter-Oliveira


Associate Co-op Coordinator and Assistant Director, 
Cooperative Education

Chun-An Chou


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Large-Scale Optimization, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Healthcare Analytics, Computational Neuroscience, Decision Support Systems, Complex 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 Co-op

Umit Coskun


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Thomas Cullinane


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

Roy Dalsheim


First-Year & Mechanical Engineering (A-G) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Mohammad Dehghani


Assistant Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Simulation optimization; healthcare operation management; supply chain finance

Charles DiMarzio


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Hamid Ebrahimi


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Joy Erb


First-Year, Study Abroad Programs, & Industrial Engineering Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Randall Erb


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

Ozlem Ergun


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

Hui Fang


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nano-electronics, bio-electronics, materials surfaces and interfaces

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

Samuel Felton


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Soft robots; transformable robots; self-folding machines; rapid prototyping; biomimetic design

Susan Freeman


Interim Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, 
Office of the Dean

Andrew Gouldstone


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Biomechanics, material science, engineering mechanics

Jacqueline Griffin


Assistant 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

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

Carlos Hidrovo


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Multiscale and multiphase flow and transport phenomena, surface tension interactions in micro/nanoengineered structures, and electrokinetic ion transport in porous media for applications in energy storage, portable biochemical diagnostics, thermal management, and water treatment systems

Jacqueline Isaacs


Interim Dean of the College of Engineering, 
Office of the Dean

Economic-environmental assessment of alternative manu/nanomanufacturing routes towards sustainable design and manufacturing, societal implications of nanomanufacturing, with interdisciplinary collaborations in political science, philosophy, industrial hygiene and industrial engineering, development and assessment of educational games for engineering students and for K-12 outreach activities.

Beverly Kris Jaeger-Helton


Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology, Motor Control, Healthcare Systems, Human Factors Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Logistics and Operations Research, Business, Data Management and Statistics, Engineering Training and Education, Safety Management, Information Processing, Cognition/Cognitive Psychology, Human Performance Engineering

Safa Jamali


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

microstructure-macroscopic properties relationship in complex fluids; rheology and physics of complex and structured fluids; colloidal suspensions; mesoscale computational science; computational fluid dynamics; physics of living systems; hemorheology and hemodynamics

Noah Japhet


Academic Support Coordinator, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Xiaoning “Sarah” Jin


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Developing advanced models for prognostics and health management using physics-based models and data analytics; designing preventive strategies for manufacturing operations

Yung Joon Jung


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Synthesis of low dimensional nanomaterials and engineering their molecular structures; assembly, transfer and integration of nanomaterials and nanostructured architectures and study properties and underlying fundamental science; nanoelectronics, flexible devices, chemical sensors and energy application

Sagar Kamarthi


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Machine learning applications in smart and sustainable manufacturing; predictive analytics for smart and connected health; data driven approaches to mass customized instruction

Laura Kenney


First-Year, NUin, & Mechanical Engineering (O-Z) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Haris Koutsopoulos


Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban transportation networks and informatics, mobility on demand, intelligent transportation systems, public transportation operations

Gregory Kowalski


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Energy related and calorimeter studies related to pharmaceutical developments; simulation of thermal effects on laser beam propagation through heated materials; simulating microscale heat transfer phenomena and its effects on laser beam propagation; Simulation of laser welding processes

Abhishek Kumar


Assistant Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Tyler Lehren


Student Services and Data Manager, 
Cooperative Education

Yiannis Levendis


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Gasification and combustion of solid fuels, generation and containment of combustion-generated pollution, synthesis and characterization of combustion-generated materials, fire suppression – fire extinction, engine design and operation

Laura H. Lewis


Distinguished University and Cabot Professor, 
jointly appointed in Chemical Engineering & Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Structure-property relationships in magnetofunctional materials for energy transformations including advanced permanent magnet materials and magnetocaloric materials; strategic materials for technological application

Yaning Li


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mechanics of materials, bio-inspired engineering, and additive manufacturing; mechanics of innovative architectured materials; mechanical metamaterials; biological materials

Enqiang Lin


Associate Research Scientist, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Yingzi Lin


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Human-machine interactions, interface design and user experiences, system integration and evaluation; smart systems and nonintrusive sensors, human friendly mechatronics, human state detection and information fusion; human factors in transportation and healthcare

Yang 'Emily' Liu


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

multiscale/multiphysics computational modeling of complex materials and structures; computational mechanics; large scale impact and blast simulation; high performance computing; mechanics-encoded deep learning for material modeling.

Yongmin Liu


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nano optics, nanoscale materials and engineering, nano devices, plasmonics, metamaterials, and applied physics

Carol Livermore


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

MEMS-enabled systems for assistive technologies, energy harvesting, and microscale vacuum applications; origami-enabled microfluidics and tissue engineering; carbon nanomaterials

Georgia Looney


Assistant Coop Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Lucy Lu


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

David Luzzi


Senior Vice Provost for Research and Vice President, 
Innovation Campus at Burlington

Security, intelligence and resilience; corporate partnerships; intellectual property policy; technology readiness and transition; engineered materials; additive manufacturing; expeditionary cyber; cybersecurity; UAS swarms; workforce training and development

Kayse Lee Maass


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Stochastic optimization, network theory, facility location modeling, and supply chain design for applications regarding equity, access, human trafficking, mental health, and humanitarian logistics

Craig Maloney


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Modeling, simulation, and theory of nanoscale mechanics, soft matter, and glasses and amorphous materials.

Xu Mao


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Dayna Martinez


Assistant Teaching Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Simulation, Stochastic Processes, Applied Statistics, Optimization, Healthcare Delivery Systems, Disease Modeling, Systems Engineering

Jose Martinez Lorenzo


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Devices, circuits and sensing; antenna analysis, modeling, design, and optimization; subsurface scattering analysis; computational methods of electromagnetics; novel radar system specification and design; explosives detection.

Kevin McCue


Senior Electronic Lab Technician, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nicol McGruer


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

MEMS, NEMS, RF MEMS; nanotechnology; micro/nanofabrication; microsystems; microrelay; nanoswitch; microspectrometer; microfluidics; organic FETs, organic solar cells

Emanuel Melachrinoudis


Professor and Interim Chair, 
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Deterministic operations research and multi-criteria optimization; facility location; supply chain, transportation and logistics; wireless sensor network lifetime maximization with sink mobility; wildfire prediction and mitigation

Hameed Metghalchi


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Fundamentals of combustion such as burning speed and onset of autoignition measurement and flame stability analysis; development of chemistry reduction such as rate-controlled constrained-equilibrium method; non-equilibrium thermodynamics

Marilyn L. Minus


Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Research, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Process-structure-properties relationships in polymer-based nano-composites fibers; polymer/nano-carbon interfacial interactions and interphase formations; lightweight composite materials; carbon-carbon composites

Sarah Mockler


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Mohsen Moghaddam


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Cyber-Physical Manufacturing, Human-Machine Symbiosis, Customer-Centric Design, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Lorraine Mountain


Assistant Dean & Senior Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Departmental Programs: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Data Analytics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Energy Systems, Engineering Management, Engineering Public Policy, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Robotics, and Sustainable Building Systems.

Ronald Mourant


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Virtual Environments; 3D Simulation and Open Source Game Engines

Sinan Muftu


Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, 
Office of the Dean

Mechanics and tribology of axially moving materials, webs; numerical simulation of tissue healing and bone remodeling; high velocity impact of micron scale particles

Shashi Murthy


Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

Microfluidic isolation of stem and progenitor cells, point-of-care diagnostics, cell surface phenomena during microfluidic flow, nanoscale probes for cell stimulation, and biopassive/bioactive coatings for neurological implants

Uichiro Narusawa


Associate Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Biomechanics on respiratory systems, Turbine blade cooling

Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Biomechanics and mechanics

Alison Nogueira


Senior Co-op Coordinator & Director of Co-op, 
Cooperative Education

Jessica Oakes


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

pulmonary physiology, biofluids and transport phenomenon, computational biomechanics, magnetic resonance imaging, multi-scale modeling

Taskin Padir


Associate Professor, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Humanoid robots, dexterous manipulation, model-based robot design, human-supervised robot autonomy, medical cyber-physical systems

Vinod Sahney


University Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Health care initiatives; industrial engineering; operations research

Sandra Shefelbine


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering & Bioengineering

Multi-scale bone biomechanics–how the structure and composition of bone influences its mechanical properties; mechano-adaptation of bone and joint– how tissue responds to mechanical signals

Thomas Simers


Student Services and Data Manager, 
MIE Co-op

Hanumant Singh


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Robotic sensors, systems, platforms, and algorithms including high resolution optical and acoustic sensing; underwater vehicles (AUV, ROV, towed and manned vehicles), unmanned surface vehicles, and unmanned aerial systems; system architectures for navigation, docking and power; and the interactions between these subsystems

Rifat Sipahi


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Control systems and mechatronics; stability analysis and control synthesis of dynamical systems with delays; interplay between stability, delays, and graphs; control-systems-aided human-machine systems; engineering education research; disability research; systems biology

Allen Soyster


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Industrial engineering/operations research

Mohammad E. Taslim


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Experimental and numerical research in gas turbine cooling technology, solar and wind energy, non-newtonian liquid droplet interactions with hydrophobic surfaces, nano-sensors

Moneesh Upmanyu


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Computational techniques that span multiple scales, atomic- to continuum, to quantify the structure property relations in established and emerging material systems, both in technology and nature.

Kai-Tak Wan


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Cellular biomechanics; water filtration; thin film adhesion and characterization; subsurface mechano-sensing; shell adhesion; fundamental intersurface forces

Rebecca Webb


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Richard Whalen


Interim Director & Teaching Professor, 
First Year Engineering Program

Engineering Education, Evidence-Based Teaching, Pedagogy, Assessment, Thermo-fluids Engineering, Microscale Heat Transfer, Numerical Modeling of Laser Welding of Plastics, Thermal Effects in Nonlinear Optical Material

John “Peter” Whitney


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Human-safe robots, medical robotics, soft robotics and soft material manufacturing, MEMS, microrobotics, bio-inspired design, flapping aerodynamics and insect flight

Wei Xie


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Computer simulation, data integrity and analytics, data-driven stochastic optimization for end-to-end cyber-physical-system risk management with applications, including global biopharmaceutical manufacturing supply chains, smart power grids with renewable energy, healthcare, and smart transportation infrastructure.

Ibrahim Zeid


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Mechanics; personalized medicine; simulation techniques and complex networks analysis

Yi Zheng


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanoscale thermal transport; Nanoengineered materials; Multifunctional composites; Microfluidics; Chemical and biological nanosensors; Renewable energy harvesting; Thermophotovoltaics; Photon-based radiative cooling

Hongli (Julie) Zhu


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Advanced manufacturing; Multifunctional bio-inspired material from nature; Sustainable energy storage; Nano/micro fabrication of devices and materials; Bendable, implantable and biocompatible electronics; Application of sustainable biomaterial, like the cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin, in life science.