Adjunct Faculty Directory

Olanrewaju Aluku

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Acting Associate Chair, Department of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Michigan-Flint

Kishan Bellur

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Micro-scale Thermophysics
  • Interfacial Transport
  • Capillary Phenomena
  • Cryogenics
  • Neutron Imaging
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Scientific Computing

John Dexter Bird III

  • Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics

Joseph Dingeldein

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanical Research Specialist at 3M, Researching Additive Manufacturing - Mechanical Research Specialist in the area of 3D-Printing / Additive Manufacturing in 3M Corporate Research Process Lab (CRPL)

Carolyn A. Duncan

  • Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Mobility and postural control in aging and special populations
  • Ergonomics and design of built environments for special populations

Steven J. Elmer

  • Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Adaptations to exercise training
  • Functional losses following injury
  • Skeletal muscle function
  • Cycling biomechanics
  • Physiology education

William J. Emblom

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Structural Analysis
  • Dynamic/Vibration Analysis
  • Failure/Fatigue Analysis
  • Design Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Wind Tunnel Test and Evaluation
  • Aerodynamics

Sang Yoon Han

  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics
  • Advisor, Korean Student Association

Research Interests

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Research Interests

  • Mechanobiology
  • Traction force by a living cell
  • Cell adhesion and migration
  • Image data modeling
  • Machine learning
  • BioMEMS

Hoda Hatoum

  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Teaching Experience

  • BE3350 - Introduction to Human Biomechanics (Spring 2021) 

Research Areas

  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics
  • Cardiovascular Biofluids
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Medical Devices
  • Patient-Specific Modeling

Dana M. Johnson

  • Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Professor Emerita Engineering Management, College of Business

Teaching Interests

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Engineering/Six Sigma
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Statistics

Research Interests

  • Supply chain management and modeling
  • Service quality and patient experience in healthcare
  • Integrated management systems (IMS)
  • Benchmarking and performance measurement
  • Assessment standards and IMS

Jordan Klinger

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Researcher at Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Jason Makela

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • VP - Engineering @ Orbion Space Technology

Michele H. Miller

  • Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Associate Dean of Engineering, Campbell University

Miles Penhale

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • NVH Intern at Great Lakes Sound & Vibration (GLSV)

Meysam Razmara

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Model Predictive Control (MPC)
  • Integration of Energy Efficient Buildings to Grid (B2G)
  • Exergy-based Control of Energy Systems
  • Powertrain Control
  • Solar Energy Integration with B2G Systems

Mahdi Shahbakhti

  • Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics
  • Co-Advisor of Alternative Energy Enterprise

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Dynamic Systems Modeling and Control
  • Powertrain/Vehicle Control
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Vehicular Emissions and Aftertreatment Systems
  • Building Energy Controls

Research Interests

  • Modeling and Control of Energy Systems
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Connected Vehicles
  • Advanced Combustion Engines
  • Energy Control of Buildings in a Smart Grid
  • HVAC/Climate Controls

Boopathi Singalandapuram Mahadevan

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Technical Fellow at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Jason Sommerville

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • CTO at Orbion Space Technology

Links of Interest

Kelly S. Steelman

  • Department Chair and Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Computer Science

Research Interests

  • Basic and applied attention
  • Models of attention
  • Human performance in aviation
  • Display design
  • Tech adoption
  • Technology training

Stanislaw Szwaja

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics

Kurt Terhune

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Senior Engineer, Orbion Space Technology

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Space Propulsion
  • Plasma Physics
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Electrospray

Areas of Interest

  • Plasma diagnostics
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Space simulation facilities

David Wilson

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center, Sandia National Laboratories