The departmental laboratories contain diverse modern equipment and instruments, permitting a varied experimental program. These include laboratories for automatic controls and systems engineering, fluid power and fluids, automotive engineering, computer-aided design and manufacturing, dynamics and vibration, materials science, composite materials, smart structures, robotics, thermal sciences, computational and experimental fluid dynamics, turbulence, aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics, propulsion, flight dynamics, guidance, navigation, and control.
Research Faculty in Design, Manufacturing, and Multidisciplinary Optimization
Dr. Pranesh Aswath | Faculty Profile
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
email@example.com| WH 325B | (817) 272-7108
Synthesis, processing and characterization of ceramics, intermetallics and composites. Deformation, creep, fatigue and environmental degradation of materials. Analytical electron microscopy, Auger spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, EPMA. Processing and properties of ceramic matrix composites and Ceramic coatings for Biological applications. Tribology and Lubrication.
Dr. Raul Fernandez | Faculty Profile
Professor in Practice
firstname.lastname@example.org| ELB 253 | (817) 966-5975
Product design, development and commercialization; manufacturing, process automation, robotics; dynamic systems
Dr. Ratan Kumar | Faculty Profile
Professor of Practice
email@example.com | WH 306A | (817) 272-0740
Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer; FEA for structures; machine design; Web-based education.
Dr. Nancy Michael | Faculty Profile
Senior Lecturer, ME Undergraduate Advisor
firstname.lastname@example.org | WH 204C | (817) 272-1258
Electronic materials, integrated circuit interconnect technology, materials characterization, (SEM, XRD, AES, XPS).
Dr. Kenneth Reifsnider
Presidential Distinguished Professor
email@example.com | UTARI | (817) 272-5900
National Academy of Engineering; Director, Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies, University of Texas Arlington Research Institute (UTARI).
Dr. Robert L. Woods | Faculty Profile
Professor and Faculty Advisor Formula SAE
firstname.lastname@example.org | WH 304A | (817) 996-0707
Dynamic systems, modeling and simulation, control systems, fluid power control, fluidics, microprocessor and digital controls, logic systems, automotive engineering.