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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 Minus

Marilyn L. Minus


Professor and Chair, 
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 Teaming, User-Centered Design, Use-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

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 Müftü


Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, 
Office of the Dean

Cold-spray additive manufacturing; high-velocity impact of micron-scale particles; mechanics and tribology of axially moving materials; numerical simulation of tissue healing and bone remodeling

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 & Assistant Director of Co-op, 
Cooperative Education

Kevin Parker


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Jeffrey W. Ruberti


Professor, 
Bioengineering

tissue engineering of load-bearing matrix (bone, cornea); bioreactor design; multi-scale mechanobiochemistry; statistical mechanics; energetics microscopy; high-resolution imaging; biopolymer self-assembly

Vinod Sahney


University Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Health care initiatives; industrial engineering; operations research
Sandra Shefelbine

Sandra Shefelbine


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and 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

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

Bridget Smyser


Teaching Professor and Director for Lab Space and Safety, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Allen Soyster


Professor Emeritus, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Industrial engineering/operations research

Hongwei Sun


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

multiphase thermal transport phenomena, acoustic wave bio and chemical sensors and actuators, thermal management of fibers and films, thermal energy storage materials and processing, microchannel cooling systems, nanoimprinting process and applications, MEMS/NEMS fabrication, microfluidics and bioMEMS; nanoscale magnetic assembly and applications
Xiaoyu Tang

Xiaoyu Tang


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Fluid mechanics, soft matter, microfluidics, active colloidal systems, electrokinetic flow, interfacial phenomena, complex fluids, reactive flow, biological flow; additive manufacturing, material synthesis and processing in flow, oil/gas recovery and remediation

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

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

interpretable AI, IoT, computer simulation, data integrity and big data analytics, data-driven stochastic optimization, blockchain design and development for complex end-to-end cyber-physical system learning and risk management with applications, including biopharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chains, smart power grids with renewable energy, and health care

Ibrahim Zeid


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Mechanics; personalized medicine; simulation techniques and complex networks analysis

Yuyue Zhao


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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