Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty
Dr. Amir Ameri
Amir Ameri Faculty Profile
WH 315J | 817-272-1286
Product design and optimization, additive manufacturing, mechanics of materials, failure analysis, surface treatments, coatings, corrosion, advanced materials, biodegradable composites, medical implants, and finite element analysis.
Dr. Erian Armanios
Chair and Professor
Erian Armanios Faculty Profile
WH 211B | (817) 272-2062
Computational solid mechanics, analysis, testing and design of composite structures, failure characterization and prediction, elastic tailoring, energy dissipation, implementation of active materials for flow control and nondeterministic methods for structural prognostics.
Dr. Pranesh Aswath
Provost Ad Interim and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Professor
Pranesh Aswath Faculty Profile
DH 317 | 817-272-0308
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. Michael Bozlar
Michael Bozlar Faculty Profile
ERB 331 | 817-272-9424
Nano materials, synthesis and characterization; polymer composites; additive manufacturing; energy storage; CO2 capture and chemical conversion; water treatment and harvesting; bio engineering.
Dr. Animesh Chakravarthy
Animesh Chakravarthy Faculty Profile
ELB 259| 817-272-5286
Dynamics and Controls; Morphing Aircraft; Autonomous Systems; Aircraft Loss of Control; Collision Avoidance; Unmanned Air Vehicles; PDE-based modeling of multi-agent systems.
Dr. Bernd Chudoba
Bernd Chudoba Faculty Profile
WH 316B | 817-272-1436
Director of Aerospace Vehicle Design Lab, Capstone Design Core Class Lecturer, Multi-Disciplinary vehicle design, hypersonic vehicle design, systems engineering, technology forecasting and product life cycle.
Dr. D. Stefan Dancila
Stefan Dancila Faculty Profile
WH 414 | 817-272-0833
Solid mechanics; composite and smart materials/structures; tailoring of elastic deformation, failure modes, and energy dissipation; inflatable space structures; space tethers; fatigue and fracture; nondestructive evaluation; piezoelectric actuation and flow control; rotorcraft; high altitude airships; composite prosthetics; renewable energy.
Dr. Brian Dennis
Brian Dennis Faculty Profile
WH 316C | 817-272-7379
Computation fluid dynamics; multidisciplinary design optimization; finite element methods applied to fluid & solid mechanics, heat transfer, and electromagnetics; inverse problems; parallel computing including the design, construction, and programming of Beowulf-type PC clusters; development of high performance computing software, unstructured mesh generation and deformation.
Dr. Atilla Dogan
Atilla Dogan Faculty Profile
WH 315H | 817-272-3744
Flight dynamics and control, nonlinear flight simulation, unmanned vehicle systems, unmanned aerial systems, autonomous systems, modeling and control of close proximity flight (aerial refueling, formation flight), path planning and target tracking, probabilistic pilot modeling.
Dr. David Hullender
David Hullender Faculty Profile
WH 304B | 817-272-2014
Machine vibration and stress analysis, hydraulic pneumatic and mechanical systems design and analysis, compressible and incompressible fluid dynamics, modeling and computer simulation, and analysis of random and stochastic processes.
Dr. Endel Iarve
Endel Iarve Faculty Profile
UTARI/WH 300A | 817-272-9443
Discrete damage modeling methodologies for laminated composites under broad range of loading conditions including compression and fatigue. Integrated computational materials science and engineering bringing together manufacturing and performance aspects of advanced composite materials.
Dr. Vistasp M. Karbhari
Vistasp M. Karbhari Faculty Profile
DH 321 | 817-272-2101
Processing and mechanics of composites, deterioration science of polymers and composites, bio-materials, infrastructure renewal and multi-threat mitigation (including blast), sustainability, impact/damage mechanics and crash energy management, nondestructive assessment of materials and structures, damage prognosis, and structural health monitoring.
Dr. Teik C. Lim
President Ad Interim and Professor
Teik C. Lim Faculty Profile
DH 321 | 817-272-2103
Design and dynamics of precision machine elements (gears, bearings, drivelines, powertrain systems), Gear noise/vibrations, Structural vibrations and acoustics, Active noise and vibration control, Automotive NVH (noise, vibration and harshness), and Product sound quality design, analysis and testing.
Dr. Luca Maddalena
Professor and Director of the Aerodynamics Research Center (ARC)
Luca Maddalena Faculty Profile
WH 315E | 817-272-1123
Hypersonic air-breathing propulsion; Injection, mixing and combustion in high-speed flows; vortex dynamics; experimental fluid dynamics; instrumentation; advanced propulsion configurations.
Dr. Robert "Bob" Mullins
Professor in Practice
Robert Mullins Faculty Profile
WH 302 | 817-272-2896
Aircraft, rotorcraft, and missile analysis; design, and modeling, manufacturing and systems engineering, integrated weapon systems design including radar and IR system analysis, design, and simulation.
Dr. Md. Rassel Raihan
Md. Rassel RaihanFaculty Profile
WH 315C | 817-272-9582
Multi-physical predictive performance of multi-scale degradation mechanisms, material state change, durability and prognosis of heterogenous material system, i.e., structural composite, SOFC fuel cell, Adhesive bond-joints and interfaces; Manufacturing of Multifunctional Composite
Dr. Sunand Santhanagopalan
Sunand Santhanagopalan Faculty Profile
ELB 202 | 817-272-3711
Multi-Scale Energy Systems: Scalable Nanomanufacturing; Electrochemical energy conversion/storage; High temperature latent heat storage; Wettability control; Advanced Nanomaterial synthesis; Fractal architectures; Micro/Nano transport phenomena; Renewable energy systems.
Dr. Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam
Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam Faculty Profile
WH 315G | 817-272-9335
Additive manufacturing, smart materials, high temperature alloys, single crystals, materials characterization, design and optimization, finite element analysis, and biomedical devices.
Dr. Panos Shiakolas
Panos Shiakolas Faculty Profile
WH 315D | 817-272-5715
Robotics (surgical and medical diagnostics, manufacturing). Human robot interaction modalities. Smart personalized wearable prosthesis and assistive devices (rehabilitation, training, diagnostics). Additive manufacturing (multi-material multi-process at micro, meso and macro scales). Design and fabrication of bio-scaffolds. Engineering education, mechatronics, robotics, modeling, controls.
Dr. Dudley Smith
Professor in Practice
Dudley Smith Faculty Profile
WH 300B | 817-272-0125
Former Bell Technical Fellow of Advanced Concepts and Preliminary Design. Primary focus is on the conceptual and preliminary design of aircraft and vertical lift/rotorcraft with a secondary research interest in propulsion.
Dr. Kamesh Subbarao
Kamesh Subbarao Faculty Profile
ELB 254 | 817-272-7467
Nonlinear and robust adaptive control, optimal control, mathematical modeling and dynamical systems theory, optimal estimation and system identification, flight dynamics and control systems, astrodynamics, robotics and unmanned vehicle systems.
Dale A. Anderson
Joseph W. Dalley
Jack E. Fairchild
Roger D. Goolsby
Tommy J. Lawley
John J. Mills
Jack R. Woolf
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