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Mechanical Engineering Faculty

Learn from renowned innovators in mechanical engineering.

Sunniva Collins

Sunniva Collins, Program Director

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Design for manufacturing, steel metallurgy, heat treatment, surface engineering, fatigue analysis, fatigue of metals, welding, material analytical methods

Courses: EMAE 480


Alexis Abramson

Alexis Abramson

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Thermal energy transport from the nano- to macroscale for applications such as thermal insulation, thermoelectrics and thermal management of electronics, solar cells and buildings

Courses: EMAE 494


Richard Bachmann

Richard Bachmann

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Biologically inspired robots

Courses: EMAE 481


Umut A. Gurkan

Umut A. Gurkan

Warren E. Rupp Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Red blood cell mechanics, biofluid mechanics, microfluidics, electrophoresis

Courses: EMAE 456


Jaikrishnan R. Kadambi

Jaikrishnan R. Kadambi

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Experimental fluid mechanics, multiphase flows, laser diagnostics, bio-fluid mechanics, turbomachinery

Courses: EMAE 460


Bo Li

Bo Li

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Solid and computational mechanics, meshfree methods, failure processes in solids, biomechanics, thermo-fluid-structure interaction, high performance computing

Courses: EMAE 450


Roger D. Quinn

Roger Quinn

Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus Areas: Biologically inspired robotics, agile manufacturing systems, structural dynamics, vibration and control

Courses: EMAE 487


Additional Faculty

Through core coursework and electives, you may take courses with the following faculty: