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Full-time Faculty


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.
a Chang, Qing (Cindy)
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.
q Chen, Shikui
Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2010, Northwestern University: Mechanical Engineering. Ph.D., 2006, Chinese University of Hong Kong: Automation and Computer Aided Engineering.
s 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 Cubaud, Thomas
Associate Professor & Undergraduate Program Director.  Ph.D., 2001, Paris-Sud University/ESPCI, France: Microfluidics, multiphase flows, interfacial fluid dynamics, complex fluids, nanotechnologies.
 Ge Ge, Q. Jeffrey
Chair and Professor.  Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Irvine: Computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), robotics and manufacturing automation, mechanical system design and simulation, and application of geometric modeling and computer graphics in engineering.
David Hwang, David (Jae-Seok)
Associate 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
s 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
 2 Kao, Imin
Professor & Associate Vice President for Economic Development.  Ph.D.. 1991, Stanford University: Robotics; stiffness control; wiresaw manufactururing process; manufacturing automation; Taguchi methods.
a  Kukta, Robert
Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies.  Ph.D., 1998, Brown University: Solid mechanics, thin films, crystal growth, micro-mechanics of defects in crystals.
 d Ladeinde, Foluso (on leave)
Associate Professor & Chair of Mechanical Engineering for SUNY Korea.  Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University: Turbulence; high speed flows; theoretical and computational fluid dynamics; materials processing.
ds 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.
 de 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.
d Machtay, Noah 
Teaching Associate Professor & Manager of Instructional Laboratories, Ph.D., 2009, Stony Brook University
Mamalis Mamalis, Sotirios
Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2012, University of Michigan: Power generation and propulsion systems with emphasis on internal combustion engines.
ds Nakamura, Toshio
Professor & Graduate Program Director.  Ph.D., 1986, Brown University: Solid mechanics; computational fracture mechanics.
d Purwar, Anurag
Research Associate Professor & SPIR Coordinator. Ph.D., 2005, Stony Brook University: CAD/CAM, Computational Kinematics, Design Automation, Mechanisms and Robotics, Virtual Reality Applications in Science and Engineering, Design Education
 e Rastegar, Jahangir
Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1976, Stanford University: Kinematics, dynamics and control of high performance machinery, optimal design of mechanical systems.
 1 Sesay, Juldeh
Teaching Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2005, State University of New York at Stony Brook: Turbulent flows;combustion;computational fluid dynamics and biothermal fluid sciences.
 de Sharma, Satya
Visiting Professor & Executive Director of Center for Wireless and Information Technology. Ph.D., 1975, University of Pennsylvania: Manufacturing and Production
 d 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.
 d Wang, Lin-Shu
Associate Professor.  Ph.D., 1966, University of California, Berkeley: Energy conversion; thermodynamics; high-efficiency combustion engines.
d 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. 
d Yadav, Vivek
Assistant Professor. Ph.D. 2010 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Mechanical Engineering. Develops computational models that mimic motor control organization in health individuals, and tests how these models are affected due to various neurological pathologies; like stroke or Parkinson’s.

 Affiliated Faculty

Fotis Sotiropoulos, Fotis
Joint Appointment with Mechanical Engineering. Dean of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Professor of Civil Engineering
Sanjay 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 Shmuel, Einav
Affiliated Professor. Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook 1972: biomedical engineering, two dimensional flow systems 

Faculty Emeritus

a Kincaid, John
Professor Emeritus.  Ph.D., 1974, Rockefeller University: Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics
d O'Brien, Edward E
Emeritus Professor.  Ph.D., 1960, The Johns Hopkins University: Fluid mechanics; theoretical studies of turbulence transport, and chemical reactions.
Tasi Tasi, James
Professor Emeritus. Ph.D., 1962, Columbia University: Solid mechanics; shock waves in crystal lattices and granular media; dislocation motion in crystals.

Adjunct Faculty

  • Butcher, Thomas, Head of Energy Resources Division at Brookhaven National Lab
  • Mayourian, Moez
  • Checco, Antonio
  • Yang, Xiaolei

Adjunct Lecturers

  • Rosati, Thomas
  • Becchina, William
  • Lu, Ming, Brookhaven National Lab
  • Kurt, Arzu
  • Mendelson, Jay
  • Musano, Glenn
  • Stoll, Sean
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