Department of Mechanical Engineering

Cheng-fu Chen

Cheng-fu Chen

Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 351A

Research Interests:

  • biomaterials
  • microfluidics
  • thermomechanical aspects of electronic packaging

David Denkenberger

David Denkenberger

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 351C

Research Interests:

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Chuan Hu

Chuan Hu

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 325

Research Interests:

  • decision-making, motion planning and control of autonomous vehicles
  • vehicle system dynamics and control, estimation, and mechatronics
  • human-vehicle interaction, trust dynamics, shared control, and ADAS

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Nicole Dufour

Office Manager

Department of Mechanical Engineering | Department of Petroleum Engineering

Duck 337

Daisy Huang

Daisy Huang

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 329

Research Interests:

Eric Johansen

Eric Johansen

Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 109A

Sun Woo Kim

Sun Woo Kim

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 323

Research Interests:

  • renewable energy
  • thermal system management
  • heat transfer
  • cooling technology for roadways on permafrost
  • metal hydrides and its applications to thermal systems
  • hydrogen compression and storage

Rorik Peterson

Rorik Peterson

Department Chair | Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 351B

Research Interests:

  • frost heave of soils and fracture of brittle materials (rock, concrete) due to ice lensing
  • numerical dispersion models for tracking volcanic ash clouds

Lei Zhang

Lei Zhang

Associate Professor

Duck 337A

Research Interests:

  • material science
  • synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials such as nanoporous materials, nanocomposites, and nanocoatings for environmental, biomedical, and energy applications
  • corrosion properties of alloys and developing anti-corrosion coatings for applications in aerospace industry and biodegradable implants

Emeriti
Deben Das

Deben Das

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering

Duck 327

Research Interests:

  • fluid mechanics
  • heat transfer
  • thermodynamics and their applications to nanofluids

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Jonah Lee

Jonah Lee

Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering

Duck 321

Chuen-Sen Lin

Chuen-Sen Lin

Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Duck 325

Research Interests:

  • computer aided design
  • mechanical system design and testing
  • modeling and simulation