Lecturers Directory

James DeClerck

Professor of Practice, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Faculty Advisor, Formula SAE Enterprise

906-487-2246
jdeclerck@mtu.edu
MEEM 927

Office Hours

Areas of Expertise

  • Noise and Vibration
  • Model Validation
  • Modal Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics

Research Interests

  • Model Validation
  • Digital Data Processing
  • Robust Engineering
  • Noise and Vibration
  • System Design

Jaclyn Johnson

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Research Engineer

906-487-3433
jenesbit@mtu.edu
MEEM 210/828

Teaching Interests

  • Energy ThermoFluids Courses - Fluid Mechanics, Internal Combustion Engines, etc.
  • Mechanics Courses - Statics, Mechanics of Materials

Research Interests

  • Fundamentals of Diesel Spray and Combustion, Spark Ignition
  • Spray Combustion
  • Optical and Laser Diagnostics
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Thermophysical Properties; Spray & Combustion Modeling

V.C. Rao Komaravolu

Principal Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

PACE Coordinator

Indian Student Association Faculty Advisor

906-487-1173
Cell: 906-281-3836
kvcrao@mtu.edu
MEEM 830

Areas of Expertise

  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design

Research Interests

  • Survey of heat transfer in electrical machines
  • Techniques of temperature measurement in rotating systems
  • Prediction of temperature distribution in electrical machines using network analyzer
  • Scale model studies of large capacity turbo-generators
  • Studies on sprayer performance in deaerators
  • Estimation of heat transfer coefficients in industrial steam turbines

Aneet Narendranath

Lecturer

Student Success Center/ELC Coordinator

906-487-1735
dnaneet@mtu.edu
MEEM 828

Radheshyam Tewari

Lecturer

Graduate Seminar Series Coordinator

906-487-1743
rtewari@mtu.edu
MEEM 818

Paul van Susante

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Velovations Enterprise Faculty Advisor

906-487-3253
pjvansus@mtu.edu
MEEM 817

Areas of Expertise

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Engineering Design Process
  • System Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary engineering

Research Interests

  • Extreme environment technologies
  • Soil-machine interaction
  • Planetary science and exploratation
  • Engineering design process
  • Design optimization
  • Robotics and automation
  • System engineering and integration
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Mining technology and space mining technology
  • Advances in Engineering Education