# MANE Faculty

Professor and James L. Decker '45 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering and Director, Center for Flow Physics and Control (CeFPaC).

Experimental Aerodynamics|X|Experimental fluid mechanics|X|Active and passive Flow Control

Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Multibody Dynamics|X|Space Vehicle Design and Simulation|X|Advanced Algorithm Development|X|Molecular Dynamics

Professor of Practice

Product/Engineering Design and Analysis|X|Wind Turbines|X|Power Generation and Energy Technologies

Professor

Materials Tribology (friction, wear, lubrication)|X|Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Associate Professor

Power Harvesting MEMS|X|Heat Transfer in Nanosystems|X|Luminescent Solar Concentrators (LSC)|X|New PV Materials

Professor and Associate Department Head for Graduate Affairs

Multiscale Thermal and Thermoelectric Sensing and Metrology|X|Sustainable Buildings Thermal Systems|X|Solid-State Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Materials Devices and Systems|X|Surgery and Medical Devices|X|Advanced Manufacturing of Thermoelectric Devices|X|Interface and Composite Materials Conductance|X|Heat Conduction Fundamentals|X|Thermal Energy Storage Fundamentals

Associate Professor

Navigation|X|Spacecraft|X|Computer Vision|X|Planetary Science

Professor Emeritus

Dynamics|X|Nonlinear Vibrations|X|Perturbation Methods|X|Computerized Symbolic Manipulation

Faculty Practitioner

Turbomachinery Development and Turbine Blade Analysis|X|Advanced Thermodynamics and Energy Systems|X|Solid and Fluid Mechanics|X|Computer modeling and simulation|X|Heat Transfer Testing|X|Slot Cooling|X|Thermal-Mechanical Fatigue

Professor and Director of Gaerttner LINAC Center, NE Program Director

Nuclear Reactions, Nuclear Data, Novel neutron and x-ray sources|X|Novel radiation detectors

J Erik Jonsson '22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Department Head and Director, CeMSIM

Virtual surgery|X|Computer modeling and simulation|X|Health care technology|X|Haptics

Assistant Professor

Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr Chair in Engineering

Smart and Adaptive Structures for Rotocraft|X|Material Systems|X|Cellular Structures

Professor of Practice

Technology/Product Innovation|X|Product/Process Design and Analysis|X|Mechanical Properties of Materials

Professor of Practice, Engineering and Science-Hartford

Mathematical modeling and computer simulation of metal processing systems

Professor and Provost

Optimum Design|X|Structural Dynamics|X|Aeroelasticity

Lecturer and Director, Undergraduate Student Services

Nuclear Fuel Management|X|Mathematical Modeling|X|Reactor Design

Assistant Professor and Priti and Mukesh Chatter '82 Career Development Chair

Advanced Materials|X|Energy Storage

Associate Professor

Simulation-based Design|X|Optimization|X|Aerodynamics|X|Computational Fluid Dynamics|X|Shape Optimization

Professor

Fluid Dynamics at Interfaces|X|Surface Tension Phenomena|X|Proteins at Liquid Surfaces

Lecturer

Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Control|X|Dynamics|X|Optimization|X|Mechatronics

Professor Emeritus

Heat Transfer|X|Fluid Mechanics|X|Heat Exchangers|X|Boiling and Two-Phase Flows|X|Enhanced Heat Transfer|X|Fuel Cells|X|Solar Energy|X|Sustainability

Associate Professor

Nuclear Reactor Core Analysis|X|Computational Methodology Development in Radiation Transport|X|Monte Carlo Modeling|X|Simulation in Stochastic Media

Professor Emerita

Heat Transfer|X|Computational Fluidmechanics|X|Thermal Radiation

Associate Professor

Nuclear Plant Safety|X|Risk Assessment|X|Emergency Operation

Assistant Professor

intelligent structural systems|X|structural health monitoring diagnostics and prognostics|X|stochastic system identification and machine learning|X|fly-by-feel aerial vehicles|X|bio-inspired systems|X|smart materials and structures

John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Chair Professor

Smart Materials and Structures|X|Graphene Electrodes|X|Electricity Energy Storage|X|Carbon Nanotubes

Professor Emeritus

Multiphase Flow and Boiling Heat Transfer|X|Reactor Safety Analysis|X|Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics|X|Applications of Chaos Theory|X|Sonofusion Technology

Lecturer

Experimental Fluid Mechanics|X|Biofluid Mechanics|X|Active Flow Control|X|Wind Energy|X|Fluid-structure Interactions|X|Experimental Techniques

Professor

Nanotechnology|X|Advanced Nuclear Materials|X|Nano-scale Characterization|X|Graphene Composites

Associate Professor

Neutron Scattering|X|Dynamics of Water|X|Structure and Dynamics of Nano-Materials and Macro-Molecules|X|Radiation Damage

Professor

Fission and Fusion Reactor Physics and Technology|X|Biomedical Applications|X|Radioactive Waste Management|X|Pedagogic Technology

Professor

Solid Mechanics|X|Computational Mechanics

Assistant Professor

Experimental mechanics of materials|X|Cellular biomechanics

Associate Professor

Dynamic Systems and Control|X|Precision Mechatronics|X|Unmanned Aerial Vehicles|X|Advanced Manufacturing|X|Energy Efficient Buildings

Assistant Professor

Thermal and Fluids Engineering|X|Sustainable Energy Systems|X|Micro and Nano-engineered Structures|X|Multiscale Transport Analysis

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs School of Engineering

Combustion|X|Propulsion and Energy Systems|X|Optical Diagnostics

Professor and Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies

Mechanics of Solids|X|Micro- and Nano-Mechanics of Crystalline Defects|X|Atomistic Simulations

Professor

Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer|X|Reactor Dynamics and Safety|X|System Stability|X|Applied Mathematics

Professor

theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, and combustion dynamics|X|vortex stability and breakdown|X|compressible flows|X|viscous flows|X|reacting flows

Associate Professor

Fluid Mechanics|X|Computational Fluid Dynamics|X|Turbulence Simulations|X|Computational Mechanics|X|High-Performance and Parallel Computing

Associate Professor

Micro-manufacturing Processes: Micro-milling/drilling, Micro-EDM and Micro-ECM|X|Biomedical manufacturing: Patient-specific bone surgery, Carie removal, surgeon training |X|Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing): Fiber-reinforced soft composites, Surgeon training phantoms|X|Electrospinning: Multi-material fibers, yarns, coatings and textiles|X|Engineering education

Associate Professor

Fluid and Solid Mechanics|X|Acoustics and Vibration|X|Ultrasonic Communication

Samuel A. Johnson '37 and Elizabeth C. Johnson Professor of Engineering.

Finite Element Analysis|X|Computer Graphics|X|Computer-Aided Design

Thermal-hydraulics in Advanced High-temperature Nuclear Energy System|X|Small Modular Reactor Development|X|Two-phase Flow Experiments and Modeling|X|Severe Accident Analysis

Professor

Thermal-Fluid and Energy Systems

Lecturer

Professor

Tribology and Non-Newtonian Flow

Professor & Center Director, CATS

Rapid Tooling|X|Environmentally Conscious Design|X|Machine Design

Head, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

Robotics|X|Control systems|X|Thermal management|X|Mechatronics

Edward E. Hood Endowed Chair Professor of Engineering

Measurement and simulation of Ionizing radiation|X|Monte Carlo radiation transport method|X|Anatomical modeling for radiation dosimetry|X|Medical imaging (X-ray, CT, PET, ultrasound)|X|Radiotherapy (photons, electrons, protons, heavy-ions)|X|Health physics and medical physics|X|Radiation dosimetry|X|Parallel Monte Carlo software and computing |X|Radiation Shielding

Lecturer

Thermal and Fluids Engineering|X|Propulsion and Energy Systems|X|Experimental Fluid Mechanics|X|Biofluid Mechanics

Associate Professor

Numerical Modeling|X|Computational Fluid Dynamics|X|Fluid-Structure Interactions|X|Biomechanics