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Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2540 Dole St. - Holmes Hall 302
Honolulu HI 96822

Departmental Chair:
Mehrdad N. Ghasemi Nejhad


F a c u l t y

 
 
  John S. Allen, PhD, Associate Professor
Acoustics, multiphase fluid dynamics, micro-biomechanics
   
Dilmurat M. Azimov, PhD, Assistant Professor
Guidance and control, autonomous space systems, space flight dynamics, optimal control
   
Bardia Konh, PhD, Assistant Professor
Modeling and Control of Smart Materials, Medical Instructment, Surgical Robotics
   
Peter J. Berkelman, PhD, Associate Professor
Haptic interfaces, surgical robotics, magnetic levitation
   
Mehrdad N. Ghasemi-Nejhad, PhD, Professor & Dept. Chair
Nanotechnology, composites, renewable energy, smart structures
   
Reza Ghorbani, PhD, Associate Professor
Renewable energy, dynamics, controls, design
   
Lloyd H. Hihara, PhD, Professor & Graduate Chair
Corrosion, materials, mechanical behavior of materials
   
Marcelo H. Kobayashi, PhD, Professor
computational fluid dynamics, aeroacoustics, dynamical systems, topology optimization
   
Scott F. Miller, PhD, Associate Professor
Manufacturing, design of medical devices, tribology
   
Weilin Qu, PhD, Associate Professor
Boiling and two-phase flow, microscale thermofluid transport phenomena
   
Sangwoo Shin, PhD, Assistant Professor
Electrokinetics, Colloids, Water Treatment, Phase-change heat transfer, Lipid bilayer mechanics
   
A Zachary Trimble, PhD, Assistant Professor
Renewable energy, industrial automation, precision engineering
   
Yi Zuo, PhD, Associate Professor
Colloids and surfaces, lung surfactants, AFM, biomedical applications
                                                           
 
Adjunct..Faculty
 
  J. Yuh
 
control, robotics, design
 
 
Emeritus Faculty
 
   
J. C. Burgess, PhD
Acoustics, Vibration
   
J. Chou, PhD
Thermofluids
   
R. H. Knapp, PhD
Mechanics, Design
   
 
Cooperative...Graduate .Faculty
 
  C. M. Kinoshita  
combustion, energy systems, thermochemical systems
     
  B. Y. Liaw  
materials, energy conversion, solid-state ionics
     
  S. M. Masutani  
combustion, turbulent transport phenomena, energy systems
 
  R. Rocheleau  
thin film ceramic materials
 
S. Q. Turn
biomass conversion, sugar industry processes
 
R. K. Woo
biomedical, Pediatric Surgery