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Sinan Müftü


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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
Beth Simone Noveck

Beth Simone Noveck


Professor, 
jointly appointed in School of Law & Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Industrial and software engineering; solving public problems

Ozan Ozdemir


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Advanced metal additive manufacturing, compressible flows, multiphase flows, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, and failure analysis
Shahin Shahrampour

Shahin Shahrampour


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Machine learning, optimization and control, distributed and sequential learning, with a focus on developing computationally efficient methods for data analytics
Sandra Shefelbine

Sandra Shefelbine


Associate Dean for Space and Special Initiatives, 
Office of the Dean

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
Max Shepherd

Max Shepherd


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences & Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Prosthetics and wearable robotics design and control, gait rehabilitation, preference optimization, and machine learning

Hanumant Singh


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

Machine Learning for Fisheries, SLAM in the presence of Dynamic Moving Objects, Counter UAS methodologies , Manipulation Underwater, and Imaging in Visually Degraded Environments including underwater and in polar regions

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
Seungmoon Song

Seungmoon Song


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Modeling the neuromechanics of human movement and applying it to assistive devices and rehabilitation treatment

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

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

Energy storage, advanced manufacturing, multifunctional bio-inspired material from nature; nano/microfabrication of devices and materials; bendable, implantable, and biocompatible electronics; application of sustainable biomaterial, like cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin, in life science and engineering