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FACULTY

JOHN S. ALLEN, PhD

Professor & Graduate Chair
Acoustics, multiphase fluid dynamics, micro-biomechanics

DILMURAT M. AZIMOV, PhD

Professor
Guidance and control, autonomous space systems, space flight dynamics, optimal control

PETER J. BERKELMAN, PhD

Associate Professor
Haptic interfaces, surgical robotics, magnetic levitation

JOSEPH J. BROWN, PhD

Associate Professor & Interim Department Chair
Nanomaterials, micro/nano devices, experimental mechanics, nanomanufacturing

Chrisy Xiyu Du, PhD

Assistant Professor
Soft Materials, Molecular Dynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Collective Behaviors, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence for Materials Design

MEHRDAD N. GHASEMI-NEJHAD, PhD

Professor
Nanotechnology, composites, renewable energy, smart structures

 

REZA GHORBANI, PhD

Professor
Renewable energy, dynamics, controls, design

 

LLOYD H. HIHARA, PhD

Professor 
Corrosion, materials, mechanical behavior of materials

 

MARCELO H. KOBAYASHI, PhD

Professor 
Computational fluid dynamics, fluid dynamics, multidisciplinary design optimization

 

BARDIA KONH, PhD

Associate Professor
Modeling and control of smart materials, medical instruments, surgical robotics

 

WOOCHUL LEE, PhD

Associate Professor
Nanoscale thermal transport, nanotechnology and nanomaterials, quantum transport, energy conversion

 

SCOTT F. MILLER, PhD

Professor
Manufacturing, design of medical devices, tribology

WEILIN QU, PhD

Associate Professor
Boiling and two-phase flow, microscale thermofluid transport phenomena

TYLER RAY, PhD

Assistant Professor
Bio-integrated sensors, microfluidics, additive manufacturing, multiscale / nanoscale materials, MEMS / NEMS fabrication

A. ZACHARY TRIMBLE, PhD

Associate Professor
Renewable energy, industrial automation, precision engineering

WILLIAM E. USPAL, PhD

Assistant Professor
Microhydrodynamics, statistical mechanics, active matter, self-organization, soft matter simulation

TIANLU  WANG, PhD

Assistant Professor
Soft robotics, underwater robotics, bioinspiration, soft medical devices and system, miniature robotics, mechanics, soft actuators (magnetic, electrohydraulic), soft materials

YI ZUO, PhD

Professor
Colloids and surfaces, lung surfactants, AFM, biomedical applications


STAFF

LEWIS C. MOORE

Technician

GANG  YUAN

IT Specialist

FRANCIS  MAI

Fiscal

SHAYNA YEE

Instructional and Student Support Services


ADJUNCT FACULTY

CARL JUSTIN KAMP, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Automotive Catalysis, Polymers, and Oxides / Ceramics

MARVIN F. YOUNG, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Rocket Propulsion, Mixed Convection Heat Transfer, Turbulence Modeling, Solar Energy


EMERITUS FACULTY

J.C. BURGESS, PhD

Acoustics, Vibration

J. CHOU, PhD

Thermofluids

R.H. KNAPP, PhD

Mechanics, Design


COOPERATING GRADUATE FACULTY

A. KIM, PhD
Computational fluid-particle dynamics, couple and complex transport phenomena, high-performance computing
C.M. KINOSHITA, PhD
Combustion, energy systems, thermochemical systems
S.M. MASUTANI, PhD
Combustion, turbulent transport phenomena, energy systems
R. ROCHELEAU, PhD
Thin film ceramic materials
S.Q. TURN, PhD
Biomass conversion, sugar industry processes
R.K. WOO, PhD
Biomedical, Pediatric Surgery
M. COONEY, PhD
Assessment of Environmental Footprints tracing emissions from activities that fall under the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
M. DUBARRY, PhD
Battery and battery pack testing, battery and battery pack simulation, electrode optimisation
N. GAILLARD, PhD
Theory-guided solar materials design, solid/liquid interface phenomena and light/matter interaction in thin films and nanostructures
Z. Huang, PhD

Wave-structure interaction, wave-energy conversion,  coastal sediment transport,  beach erosion, scour around coastal structures,  coral reef hydrodynamics,  three-phase  computational-fluid-dynamics simulation, hydrodynamics of ocean waves
H. ISHII, PhD
Nanomaterials, Materials Analysis, TEM, FIB
T. RESHETENKO, PhD
Fuel cell development, catalysis, electrocatalysis, and material science
G. SEVERA, PhD
Gas purification/filtration materials, hydrogen storage/carrier materials, defects/dopants effects in inorganic materials, forward osmosis water purification
D. TAKAGI, PhD
Fluid dynamics, soft matter, bio-inspired robotics and sensors
F.  ZHU, PhD
Spacecraft and Mission Design, Dynamics and Control, Machine Learning, Robotics, Intelligent Systems
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