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Faculty Directory

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Hisham Abdel-Aal
Associate Teaching Professor

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haa62@drexel.edu
215.571.6393
Curtis 151L

Bio-tribology; biomimetics and bio-inspired design; high speed machining; metrology of biological surfaces; mechano-biology-thermodynamics

Jonathan Awerbuch
Professor

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awerbuch@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2291
Curtis 151D

Fracture and fatigue in aircraft structures; failure and damage in composites, impact and wave propagation, acoustic emission.

Nicholas P. Cernansky
Frederic O. Hess Chair Professor of Combustion

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cernansk@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2284
Curtis 151B

Combustion and combustion chemistry; air pollution control; propulsion systems; environmental health; alternative and synthetic fuels; energy and resource utilization.

Bor-Chin Chang
Professor

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bchang@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.1790
Alumni Engineering Labs 172C

Computer-aided design of multivariable control systems; robust and optimal control systems.

Young Cho
Professor

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choyi@drexel.edu
215.895.2425
Curtis 157

Physical water treatment, plasma discharge in liquids, blood viscosity, fouling Prevention

Bakhtier Farouk
J. Harland Billings Professor

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bfarouk@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2287
Alumni Engineering Labs 170D

Heat transfer; combustion; numerical methods; turbulence modeling; materials processing.

Alexander Fridman
John A. Nyheim Chair Professor; Director, Drexel Plasma Institute

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fridman@drexel.edu
215.895.1542
Curtis 151C

Plasma science and technology; pollutant mitigation; super-adiabatic combustion; nanotechnology and manufacturing.

Li-Hsin Han
Assistant Professor

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lh573@drexel.edu
215.571.4272
Curtis 159

Polymeric micro/nano-fabrication, biomaterial design, tissue engineering, rapid prototyping, free-form fabrication, polymer microactuators, photonics.

Andrei Jablokow
Associate Teaching Professor

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ajablokow@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.1311
Curtis 151H

Engineering mechanics; kinematics.

Antonios Kontsos
Associate Professor

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akontsos@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2297
Alumni Engineering Labs 172A

Theoretical , experimental & computational mechanics; nondestructive testing; material multiscale modeling, fatigue and fracture.

E. Caglan Kumbur
Associate Professor

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eck32@drexel.edu
215.895.5871
Curtis 160

Electrochemical energy conversion and storage: fuel cells, flow batteries, electrochemical flow capacitors, transport phenomena, microstructure characterization, system design and diagnostics.

Harry G. Kwatny
S. Herbert Raynes Professor

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hkwatny@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2356
Curtis 151A

Dynamic systems analysis; stochastic optimal control; control of electric power plants and systems.

John M. Lacontora
Associate Research Professor

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john.m.lacontora@drexel.edu
215.895.1752
Curtis 151G

Manned and unmanned vehicle systems; intelligent maintenance systems; project management; product development; innovation practices; and systems engineering.

Leslie Lamberson
P.C. Chou Assistant Professor

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les@drexel.edu
215.571.3519
Alumni Engineering Labs 170B

Dynamic behavior of materials; dynamic fracture; impact damage mechanics; ballistics; multifunctional materials.

Alan C.W. Lau
Professor

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lau@drexel.edu
215.895.2377
Curtis 155B

Damage and damage tolerance in biological tissues and engineering materials; deformation and fracture in nano-devices and macroscopic structures; structural integrity and structural health monitoring; health-care inspired engineering; computational simulation.

Matthew McCarthy
Associate Professor; Associate Department Head for Graduate Affairs

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mccarthy@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2841
Randell 115

Multiscale thermofluidics; biotemplated nanofabrication and scalable nanomanufacturing; micro/nano-scale structures for enhancing phase change heat transfer; nanoscale transport and separations.

David Miller
Department Head, Professor

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dmiller@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2429
Curtis 115

Gas-phase reaction kinetics; thermodynamics; incineration of hazardous municipal and infectious wastes.

Alisa Morss Clyne
Associate Professor

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asm67@drexel.edu
215.895.2366
Alumni Engineering Labs 170C

Cardiovascular biomechanics; tissue engineering; drug delivery; angiogenesis in diabetes.

Ahmad R. Najafi
Assistant Professor

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arn55@drexel.edu
215.571.4578
Curtis 158

Multiscale Computational Solid Mechanics, Design Optimization, Fracture Mechanics, Mechanics of Biological Composites and Biomaterials, Bone Biomechanics and Bone Fracture, Computational Biology and Biophysics

Hongseok (Moses) Noh
Associate Professor

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mosesnoh@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2273
Science Center
3701 Market St.

MEMS; mioMEMS; lab-on-a-chip; microfabrication; microfluidics

Sorin Siegler
Professor

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ssiegler@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2316
Alumni Engineering Labs 171A

Orthopedic biomechanics; robotics; dynamics and control of human motion; applied mechanics.

Wei Sun
Albert Soffa Chair Professor

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sunwei@drexel.edu
215.895.5810
Randell 121Q

Computer-aided tissue engineering; solid freeform fabrication; CAD/CAM; design and modeling of nanodevices.

Ying Sun
Associate Professor

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ysun@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.1373
Curtis 151I

Multiphase flows and heat/mass transport at micro/nanoscale; printable electronics and photovoltaics; phase transformation and pattern formation; multi-scale modelling in electrochemical systems; colloidal suspension and self assembly

Tein-Min Tan
Associate Professor

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tan@drexel.edu
215.895.2293
Curtis 155C

Mechanics of composites; computational mechanics and finite-elements methods; structural dynamics.

James Tangorra
Associate Professor

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tangorra@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.2296
Alumni Engineering Labs 172E

Analysis of human and (other) animal physiological systems; head-neck dynamics and control; balance, vision, and the vestibular system; animal swimming and flight; robotics; system identification; bio-inspired design.

Ajmal Yousuff
Associate Professor

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ajmal.yousuff@drexel.edu
215.895.1868
Alumni Engineering Labs 172B

Dynamics and Control; control of aerospace vehicles; control-structure interaction; morphing air-vehicles.

Jack G. Zhou
Professor

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zhoug@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.1480
Alumni Engineering Labs 171B

CAD/CAM; computer integrated manufacturing systems; rapid prototyping; system dynamics and automatic control.