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All MME Faculty

Alphabetical list of all full-time faculty in the MME Department

 

 

Faculty Contact

Teaching and Research Interests

Alexander-Ramos, Michael, Assistant Professor
PhD, 2011, University of Michigan

Office: 688 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2946
Email: michael.alexander-ramos@uc.edu
Multidisciplinary modeling & design optimization; electric, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell electric vehicle design; automotive systems design; engineering design under aesthetic, business, and/or governmental policy considerations.
     

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Allemang, Randall, Professor
PhD, 1980, University of Cincinnati
Director: UC-SDRL
Office: 685 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2725
Email: Randy.Allemang@uc.edu

Structural dynamics; experimental modal analysis; non-linear dynamics; vibrations.

     
Al-Ubaidi, Muthar, Professor
PhD, 1984, University of Cincinnati

Office: A 608 Victory Parkway
Phone: 513-556-6575
Email: Muthar.Al-Ubaidi@uc.edu

Additive-manufacturing (AM)
technology, pedagogical scheme (engineering & technology education).

     
Arthur, Allen, Associate Dean
MS, University of Cincinnati

Office: 665 Baldwin Hall
Phone: 513-556-2739
Email: Allen.Arthur@uc.edu
Mechanical engineering technology.
     

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Anand, Sam, Professor
PhD, 1990, Penn State University
Co-Director: Center for Global Design and Manufacturing
Director: Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE)
Office: 697 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-5596
Email: Sam.Anand@uc.edu

Additive manufacturing (AM)/layered manufacturing (LM), optimization of manufacturing processes & systems, precision engineering, tolerancing & computational metrology, design & product life cycle management (PLM).

     
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Bahk, Je-Hyeong, Assistant Professor
PhD, 2010, University of California, Santa Barbara

Office: 490 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-4608
Email: bahkjg@uc.edu

Thermoelectric energy conversion, solid-state physics, electron/thermal transport in semiconductors, heat transfer, thermodynamics.
     
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PhD, 1992, Drexel University
Lab: Transport in Engineering and Medicine

Office: 593 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2124
Email: Rupak.Banerjee@uc.edu
Fluid, mass and heat transfer in biological systems and MEMS devices.
     

Chierichetti, Maria, Visiting Assistant Professor, PhD, 2012, Georgia Tech

Office: 620 V Old Chem
Phone: 513-556-2597
Email: chierima@ucmail.uc.edu

 Aeroelasticity and dynamics.
     

Dong, Janet, Associate Professor
PhD, 2003, Columbia University
Co-director: Center for Robotics Research
Office: 494 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513 556-5305
Email: Janet.Dong@uc.edu

Product design and simulation; manufacturing engineering and technology; control and automation; robot design and control; engineering applications to seniors nursing care and medical innovations.
     
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Elgafy, Ahmed, Associate Professor-Educator
PhD, 1996, Mansoura University, Egypt
Office: 642 ERC/A 623 Victory Parkway
Phone: 513-556-5313
Email Ahmed.Elgafy@uc.edu

Nanocomposites (solid & liquid), advanced materials, and new generation of superior carbon foams for thermal management and energy conversion/storage systems, health monitoring structure.
     

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Frame, Aimee, Assistant Professor-Educator

PhD, 2008, University of Cincinnati
Office: 588 Rhodes Hall

Phone: 513-556-4380

Email: Aimee.Frame@uc.edu

Dynamics, controls, mechanics, education pedagogy, student advising.

     

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Gerner, Frank, Professor and Senior Associate Dean - College of Engineering
PhD, 1988, University of California, Berkeley
Office: 816 ERC
Phone: 513-556-2646
Email: Frank.Gerner@uc.edu

Microscale heat transfer, electronics cooling, convection heat transfer.

     

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Huang, Samuel, Professor
PhD, 1995 Texas Tech University
Director: Intelligent Systems Laboratory
Office:  698 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-1154
Email: Sam.Huang@uc.edu

Knowledge-based modeling; system monitoring, diagnosis, and prognosis; supplier-based manufacturing.

     

Huston, Tom, Associate Professor-Educator

PhD, 1985, University of Cincinnati
Director, Design Clinic

Office: 626 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2645
Email: Tom.Huston@uc.edu

Safety engineering, human factors engineering, manufacturing engineering.
     
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Iroh, Jude, Professor

PhD, 1990, University of Connecticut
Director: PRC


Office: 498 Rhodes Hall
Phone: (513) 556-3115
Email: Jude.Iroh@uc.edu

conducting polymers and composites; processing and properties of composites, nanocomposites, electrochemical synthesis, surface coatings and corrosion of metals; processing of thin films and coatings.
     

Jog, Milind, Professor
PhD, 1993, University of Pennsylvania
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Director (Thermal-Fluids Science)
Co-Director: TFPL
Office: 687 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-1675
Email: Milind.Jog@uc.edu

Atomization, sprays, and combustion; multiphase flow and heat transfer; computational fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer; heat transfer enhancement; and interfacial phenomena.

     

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Kazmierczak Michael, Associate Professor PhD, 1988, University of Illinois at Chicago
Office: 627 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-0259
Email: Mike.Kazmierczak@uc.edu
Research Profile

Heat conduction,
convective heat transfer,
and thermodynamics;
 thermal energy storage,
solid-liquid phase change;
thermal management,
energy systems

     

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Kim, Jay, Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
PhD, 1988, Purdue University
Office: 598 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-6300
Email: Jay.Kim@uc.edu

Noise induced hearing loss, hand-arm vibration, vibrations of shells and plates,  noise control, signal analysis, applied mechanics.

     
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Kim, Woo Kyun, Assistant Professor

PhD, 2009, University of Michigan

Office: 497 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-5556
Email: kimwu@ucmail.uc.edu

Atomistic modeling and computer simulation of materials systems, 

development of multiscale methods to span both length and time scales, simulating atomic force microscope (AFM) experiments to study atomic-scale friction.
     

Kumar, Manish, Associate Professor

PhD, 2004, Duke University
Director: Cooperative Distributed Systems Laboratory
Office: 629 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-5311
Email: Manish.Kumar@uc.edu
P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }Unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, decision-making and control in complex systems, biologically inspired robotics, multi-sensor data fusion, swarm systems, and multiple robot coordination and control.
     

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Lee, Jay, Professor
DSc, 1992, George Washington University
Ohio Eminent Scholar and L. W.  Scott Alter Chair Professor in Advanced Manufacturing
Director, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems  (IMS)
Lab: www.imscenter.net

Office: 699 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2493
Email: Jay.Lee@uc.edu

Prognostics and health management (PHM) & industrial informatics systems; cyber physical systems and industrial 4.0 in manufacturing; intelligent healthcare systems; Dominant Innovation® for product service systems.

     

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Liu, Yijun, Professor
PhD, 1992, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Director: CAE Research Lab
Office: 590 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-4607
Email: Yijun.Liu@uc.edu

Computational mechanics; finite element and boundary element methods; solid mechanics;  acoustic and elastic waves; CAE software development.

     

Lorenz, Tamara, Assistant Professor
PhD., 2013, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität

Office: 4150-M Edwards 1
Phone: 513-556-2625
Email: Tamara.Lorenz@uc.edu
Joint appointment: Psychology,ME, EE

Human Joint Action: Human-Robot Interaction, Human-Machine Interaction:
Human Movement Coordination including Synchronization and Adaptation:Human Behavior Modeling:Cognition-Perception-Action Cycle:
Embodied Cognition, Cognitive Psychology:Nonlinear Methods and Dynamical Systems including Dynamical Neuroscience: Human Factors and Ergonomics
     

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Manglik, Raj, Professor
PhD, 1991, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Director: TFPL
Office: 684 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-5704
Email: Raj.Manglik@uc.edu

Enhanced heat transfer; non-Newtonian flows; two-phase flows; electronics cooling; compact heat exchangers.

     
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PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Director Laser Shock Processing Center

Office: 412B Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-3297
Email: Manny.Mannava@uc.edu

 Laser shock processing.
     
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Paz y Puente, Ashley, Assistant Professor
PhD, 2016, Northwestern University
Office: 640 ERC
Phone: (513) 556-3133
Phase transformations; diffusion reactions and kinetics; diffusion coatings; Kirkendall effect, metallic microtubes, intermetallics; high temperature alloys; shape memory alloys; additive manufacturing; metallic scaffolds; X-ray tomography.
     

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Phillips, Allyn, Research Associate Professor
PhD, 1991, University of Cincinnati
Office: 596 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-3534
Email: Allyn.Phillips@uc.edu

Vibrations, experimental modal analysis, digital signal processing.

     
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MS ME, Youngsown State University
Office: 496 Rhodes / A617 Victory Parkway
Phone: 513 556-4015
Email: Amir.Salehpour@uc.edu
Solid mechanics and design,  senior design projects; rapid prototyping and its applications.
     

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Schulz, Mark, Professor
PhD, 1993, University of Buffalo
Lab: NanoWorldSmart

Office: 498 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-4132
Email: Mark.J.Schulz@uc.edu

Smart materials; intelligent structures; active control; nanotechnology.

     

Shi, Donglu, Professor
PhD, 1986, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Chair, The Materials Science and Engineering Program
Lab: Nanomaterials & Nano Biomedicine

Office: 493 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-3100
Email: shid@ucmail.uc.edu

Nanostructures; nanomedicine, nano photonics, magnetism, nanocomposites; energy materials and devices.

     

Shi, Jing, Associate Professor

PhD, 2004, Purdue University

Office: 620R Old Chemistry
Phone: 513-556-2380
Email: Jing.Shi@uc.edu

Advanced manufacturing, simulation of manufacturing processes, modeling and optimization of complex systems (manufacturing, renewable energy, healthcare).
     

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Son, Sang Young, Associate Professor
PhD, 2000, Texas A & M
Office: 621 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-5023
Email: SangYoung.Son@uc.edu

Microscale heat and mass transfer; microchannel multi-phase flow; optical diagnostics development; integrated MEMS thermofluidic sensor; thermal and water management of fuel cell.

     

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Spitz, Henry, Professor
PhD, 1978, New York University
Director, Nuclear and Radiological Engineering Graduate Program 
Office:  500 Chemistry
Phone: 513-556-2003
Email: Henry.Spitz@uc.edu

Environmental radioactivity; anthropometric calibration; internal radiation dosimetry; health physics.

     
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Office: 635A Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-8051
Email: Matt.Steiner@uc.edu
Phase transformations; metallurgy; intermetallics; chemical ordering; strain-effects on phase equilibria; materials characterization; thin film deposition; magnetic materials; crystallographic texture evolution; laser-material interactions
     

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Su, Bingjing, Associate Professor
PhD, 1995, University of California, Los Angeles
Office: 622 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2960
Email: Bingjing.Su@uc.edu

Neutral and charged particle transport theory; radiative heat transfer; mathematical modeling and numerical simulations.

     
 

Sundaram, Murali, Associate Professor

PhD, 2006, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Lab: Micro&NanoManufacturingLab

Office: 631 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2791
Email: Murali.Sundaram@uc.edu

Nano-manufacturing; nontraditional machining; micromanufacturing; hybrid machining; CAD/CAM; metrology; process simulation.

     

Tabiei, Ala, Associate Professor
PhD, 1994, University of Cincinnati
Office: 722 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-3367
Email: Ala.Tabiei@uc.edu

Impact dynamics; nonlinear finite element methods; application of numerical methods for structural mechanics; crashworthiness and impact simulation; implementation of material models in FEA.
     

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Thompson, David, Associate Professor
PhD, 1990, Purdue University
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Director
Office: 624 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-3693
Email: David.Thompson@uc.edu

Dynamics and control, optimization.

     
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Vasudevan, Vijay, Professor
PhD, 1986, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Office: 501D ERC
Phone: 513-556-3103
Email: Vijay.Vasudevan@uc.edu

Physical metallurgy; phase transformations; mechanical behavior; deformation mechanisms; creep; structure-property relations; transmission electron microscopy; diffraction; spectroscopy intermetallics; high temperature alloys and composites; nanoscale materials; thin films and interconnect materials.

     

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Vemaganti, Kumar, Associate Professor
PhD, 2000, The University of Texas at Austin
Office: 592 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2728
Email: Kumar.Vemaganti@uc.edu

Multiscale and adaptive modeling; error  estimation; finite element methods; soft tissue mechanics; topology optimization; scientific computation.

     

Vanderelst, Dieter, Assistant Professor
PhD., 2012, University of Antwerp

Office: 376 Edwards 1
Phone: 513-556-5580
Email: Dieter.Vanderelst@uc.edu
Joint Appointment: Psychology, Biology, ME, EE

Artificial Intelligence, Zoology, Ecology; Msc Experimental Psychology, MSc Artificial Intelligence, PhD Biology
     
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PhD, 2013, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Office: 821D Old Chemistry
Phone: 513-556-2021
Email: wang2w3@ucmail.uc.edu
Engineering models; C++ programming; manufacturing process; engineering mechanics; industrial data analytics; error compensation for machine tool;
     
  Wouden, Alex, Assistant Professor

Office:
Phone: 513-556-2738
Email: woudenam@ucmail.uc.edu
 
     
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Office: 635 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513-556-2755
Email: Yongfeng.Xu@uc.edu