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 Mechanical Engineering Faculty

  • 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. 
  • Bar-Yoseph, Zvi Pinhas
    Visiting Professor, D.Sc. 1979, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology: Computational (fluid and solid) mechanic. Computational methods for simulating multi-scale biomechanics phenomena related to cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

  • Chakraborty, Nilanjan
    Assistant Professor, Ph. D., 2008, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.  Robot Motion Planning, Multi-robot Coordination, Human-Robot Interaction, Mechanism Design, Multi-body Dynamics, Distributed Intelligent Systems for Energy Automation, Sensor Networks, Distributed Algorithms, Combinatorial Optimization.
  • 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.
  • Chiang, Fu-Pen
    SUNY Distinguished Professor.  Ph.D., 1966, University of Florida: Experimental solid mechanics; optical nondestructive evaluation.
  • Chen, Shikui
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2010, Northwestern University: Mechanical Engineering. Ph.D., 2006, Chinese University of Hong Kong: Automation and Computer Aided Engineering. 
  • Colosqui, Carlos
    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 and Interim Chair.  Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Irvine: Design automation; robotics; CAD/CAM; design for manufacture; mechanical systems analysis and simulation.
  • 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 Emeritus.  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 crystals.
  • Ladeinde, Foluso
    Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University: Turbulence; high speed flows; theoretical and computational fluid dynamics; materials processing.
  • Lawler, Benjamin
    Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2013, University of Michigan:  Efficiency and emissions of internal combustion engines, drive-cycle modeling and simulation of various vehicle architectures to evaluate the fuel economy benefits of each next-generation technology.
  • 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
  • Mamalis, Sotirios
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2012, University of Michigan: Power generation and propulsion systems with emphasis on internal combustion engines.
  • 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.

  • Wang, Lifeng
    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. 
  • Worek, William
    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.


Civil Engineering Faculty

  • Abdelaziz, Sherif
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2013, Virginia Tech: Civil Engineering
  • Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2011, University of Delaware: Coastal Engineering
  • Giles, Ryan
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Civil Engineering.
  • Moon, Juhyuk
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2013, University of California Berkeley: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Walker, Harold
    Professor.  Ph.D., 1996, University of California, Irvine: Environmental Engineering
  • Yazici, Anil
    Assistant Professor. Ph.D. 2010, Rutgers University: Civil & Environmental Engineering
  •  Yu, Jie
    Associate Professor. Ph.D. 2000, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Civil and Environmental Engineering

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