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

V.C. Rao Komaravolu

Principal Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

PACE Coordinator

Indian Student Association Faculty Advisor

906-487-1173
kvcrao@mtu.edu
MEEM 830

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Power Plant Engineering

Paul van Susante

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Velovations Enterprise Faculty Advisor

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

Areas of Expertise

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