Teaching Professors Directory

James DeClerck

  • Professor of Practice, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Faculty Advisor, Formula SAE Enterprise

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

Aneet Dharmavaram Narendranath

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Links of Interest

Pedagogic Interests

  • Classical Mechanics
  • Numerical methods for differential equations
  • Symbolic solution packages

Research Interests

  • Numerical solutions and applications to engineering of non-linear partial differential equations
  • Low Reynolds Number fluid physics

Cameron Hadden

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics

Areas of Expertise 

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Composites
  • Finite Element Analysis

Research Interests

  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Micro Mechanics
  • High Performance Carbon Composites

Amir Hussain Idrisi

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Areas of Interest

  • Injection molding
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Metal matrix and polymer matrix composite

Jaclyn Johnson

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Research Engineer

Teaching Interests

  • Energy ThermoFluids Courses - Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Internal Combustion Engines
  • 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

Fei Long

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Steven Ma

  • Professor of Practice, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Areas of Expertise

  • Autonomous Wheeled Vehicles
  • Machine Design
  • Mechanism
  • Hydraulics and Electro-Hydraulic Control
  • Welding and Fatigue
  • Bolted Joints Design
  • FEA in Structural, Thermal, and Fluid Dynamics

Research Interests

  • Drilling Technology
  • Hydraulics
  • Buckling
  • Welding & Fatigue 

Stephen M. Morse, PE

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering

Research Interests

  • Window Glass Strength Design
  • Wind loads on Structures
  • Finite Element Modeling of Brittle Materials
  • Large Scale Data Processing and Data Mining

Ye Qi

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Surface modification of cutting tools
  • Tribology

Radheshyam Tewari

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Graduate Seminar Series Coordinator
  • Faculty Advisor, Innovative Global Solutions Enterprise

Teaching Interests

  • Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing
  • Senior Capstone Design Projects
  • Product Realization
  • Dynamics
  • Manufacturing
  • Metrology
  • Production Planning
  • Quality Engineering
  • Design of Experiments
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Nanotechnology
  • Micromanufacturing
  • Semiconductor Fabrication
  • Implantable Medical Devices

Areas of Expertise

  • Micromachining
  • Micromanufacturing
  • Semiconductor Fabrication Processes

Research Interests

  • Microsystems Development
  • Nanotechnology
  • Medical Devices
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Engineering Education

Mary Zadeh

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Areas of Expertise

  • Internal combustion engines
  • Ignition systems
  • Optical and laser diagnostics
  • Image processing
  • Exergy analysis and thermodynamic optimization

Research Interests

  • Thermal systems, renewable and sustainable energy
  • Hybrid electric vehicles
  • Machine learning
  • Data science