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  • Alkhader, Maen
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2008, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Il: Experimental solid mechanics; time-dependent materials, time dependent materials, cellular materials and composites, dynamic failure of materials, mechanics of novel materials for energy technology.

  • Assanis, Dennis
    Professor. Ph.D., 1985, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Thermal sciences and their applications to energy conversion, power and propulsion, and automotive systems design.
  • Assistant Professor. Doctor of Engineering, 2006, University of Michigan:Real-time production control, manufacturing system modeling, simulation and intelligent maintenance, real-time energy management of manufacturing system.
          Distinguished Professor and Chairperson.  Ph.D., 1966, University of Florida: Experimental solid mechanics; optical
          nondestructive evaluation.
          Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2010, Northwestern University: Mechanical Engineering. Ph.D., 2006, Chinese University of Hong
          Kong: Automation and Computer Aided Engineering. 
          Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2009, Boston University: Microscale transport phenomena; statistical physics, theoretical and
          computational fluid dynamics, colloidal systems and complex fluids.
  • Cubaud, Thomas
    Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 2001, Paris-Sud University/ESPCI, France: Microfluidics, multiphase flows, interfacial fluid dynamics, complex fluids, nanotechnologies.
  • Ge, Q. Jeffrey
    Professor.  Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Irvine: Design automation; robotics; CAD/CAM; design for manufacture; mechanical systems analysis and simulation.
  • Giles, Ryan

          Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Civil Engineering.

  • Hwang, David (Jae-Seok)
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2005, University of California at Berkeley: Micro-and nanoscle heat transfer, laser-assisted solar photovoltaic manufacturing and diagnostics, advanced diagnostics of light-matter interaction
  • Huang, Hsengji (Sam)

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2008, University of Michigan: Multi-scale progressive failure in composites, digital image correlation method, non-destructive evaluation method, synthesis and characterization of composites for thermal and electrical applications, and application of symmetry and group theory on mechanics.


  • Kao, Imin
    Professor.  Ph.D.. 1991, Stanford University: Robotics; stiffness control; wiresaw manufactururing process; manufacturing automation; Taguchi methods.
  • Kincaid, John
    Professor.  Ph.D., 1974, Rockefeller University: Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics.
  • Kukta, Robert
          Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1998, Brown University: Solid mechanics, thin films, crystal growth, micro-mechanics of defects in
  • Ladeinde, Foluso
    Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University: Turbulence; high speed flows; theoretical and computational fluid dynamics; materials processing.
  • Longtin, Jon
    Professor.  Ph.D., P.E., 1995, University of California at Berkeley: Short-pulse laser-material interactions; precision laser measurement techniques, microscale heat transfer.
  • Machtay, Noah
    Research Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2009, Stony Brook University
          Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2012, University of Michigan: Power generation and propulsion systems with emphasis on internal
          combustion engines.

           Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2013, University of California Berkeley: Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Nakamura, Toshio
    Professor.  Ph.D., 1986, Brown University: Solid mechanics; computational fracture mechanics.
  • O'Brien, Edward E
    Emeritus Professor.  Ph.D., 1960, The Johns Hopkins University: Fluid mechanics; theoretical studies of turbulence transport, and chemical reactions.
  • Purwar, Anurag
    Research Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2005, Stony Brook University: CAD/CAM, Computational Kinematics, Design Automation, Robotics
  • Rastegar, Jahangir
    Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1976, Stanford University: Kinematics, dynamics and control of high performance machinery, optimal design of mechanical systems.
  • Sesay, Juldeh
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2005, State University of New York at Stony Brook: Turbulent flows;combustion;computational fluid dynamics and biothermal fluid sciences.
  • Sharma, Satya
    Visiting Professor. Ph.D., 1975, University of Pennsylvania: Manufacturing and Production
  • Tasi, James
    Professor Emeritus. Ph.D., 1962, Columbia University: Solid mechanics; shock waves in crystal lattices and granular media; dislocation motion in crystals.

          Professor.  Ph.D., 1996, University of California, Irvine: Environmental Engineering

          Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2006, Tsinghua University: materials modeling, computational mechanics, micro- and nano-
          mechanics, materials testing and characterization, rapid prototyping and 3D printing, and composites.
  • Wang, Lin-Shu
    Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1966, University of California, Berkeley: Energy conversion; thermodynamics; high-efficiency combustion engines.
  • Wang, Ya
         Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2012, Virigina Polytechnic Institute and State University: adaptive and multifunctional structures with
          integrated wireless sensing, energy harvesting and dynamic control using smart materials. 
          Visiting Professor. Ph.D. 1980, Illinois Institute of Technology: Heat and mass transfer, fluid flow, thermodynamics as applied
          energy efficient, renewable and sustainable energy systems.

          Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 2005, MIT: Energy harvesting, mechatronic system design, vibration control, thermoelectrics, vehicle                engineering, smart structures, and advanced sensors.


Affiliated Faculty

  • Cess, Robert D.
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus Marine Sciences Research Center.  Ph.D., 1959, University of Pittsburgh: Atmospheric sciences; climate modeling; greenhouse effect; nuclear winter theory.
  • Sampath, Sanjay

Joint Appointment with Mechanical Engineering. Distinguished Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Ph.D., 1989, State University of New York at Stony Brook: thermal spray processing of materials, synthesis and application of multilayered surfaces and development of direct write technology for thick film sensors and electronics.

  • Shmuel, Einav
    Affiliated Professor. Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook 1972: biomedical engineering, two dimensional flow systems
  • Stell, George
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus Department of Chemistry. Ph.D., 1961, New York University: Molecular theory of the fluid state; ionic fluid structural properties; transport in multiphase systems
  • Wong, Teng-Fong
    Affiliated Professor. (also, Chair, GeoSciences Dept, Stony Brook University) Ph.D., 1980, MIT: Rock Mechanics

Adjunct Faculty

  • Kurt, Arzu
           Lecturer, M.S. Stony Brook University
  • Ming Lu

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2006, State University of New York at Stony Brook: Micro/Nanofabrication, MEMS devices, X-ray optics

  • Meehan, James
          Lecturer, B.E. Stony Brook University
  • Testa, Ken
          Lecturer, M.S. Stony Brook University