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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


Assistant 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, 
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

Solid mechanics and large deformation; Soft active materials: hydrogels, liquid crystal elastomers, and biomaterials; Fracture and adhesion of materials; Multi-physics of materials: mechanics, thermodynamics, chemistry, optics, and electromagnetism; Instability of materials

James Bean


Senior Advisor to the President, 
Office of the President

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

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

Chun-An Chou


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

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

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, 
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

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


Associate 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


Professor and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, 
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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.

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

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

• Sensing, diagnostics and prognostics for manufacturing machines and equipment • AI for smart and sustainable manufacturing and manufacturing systems integration • Machine learning models for personalized medicine and healthcare • Computational methods for pain assessment physiological sensing systems • Engineering education, personalized learning, and mass-customized instruction model
Laurent Lessard

Laurent Lessard


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

control theory, linear systems, optimization algorithms, machine learning
Yiannis Levendis

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 and supply chains for technological application

Yaning Li


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

Yingzi Lin


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Human-machine systems, human factors, biosensing and smart systems, human state and behavior modeling, transportation safety, healthcare and patient safety, human-friendly mechatronics, and human-robot interaction

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 actuator systems (assistive technologies, energy harvesting, and flow control); origami-enabled microfluidics and tissue engineering; carbon nanomaterials

David Luzzi


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

Growth, reputation, and impact of the University's research portfolio including its strategic emphasis on Health, Security and Sustainability. Facilitating the success of Northeastern's faculty, staff and student researchers and scholars across ideation, articulation, execution and translation. Security, intelligence and resilience; corporate partnerships; intellectual property policy; technology readiness and transition.

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.

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.

Emanuel Melachrinoudis


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Deterministic operations research and multi-criteria optimization; facility location; supply chain, transportation and logistics; wireless sensor networks wildfire prediction and mitigation

Hameed Metghalchi


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Thermodynamics, combustion, chemical kinetics, renewable energy, energy analysis
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
Mohsen Moghaddam

Mohsen Moghaddam


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Human-Machine Teaming, Extended Reality, User-Centered Design, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

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