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
Materials Tribology (friction, wear, lubrication)|X|Mechanical Behavior of Materials
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
Heat conduction in nanomaterials|X|Prototyping and testing advanced refrigeration/heat pump and heat transfer systems|X|Metrology for fast, accurate, and high spatial resolution of thermal and thermoelectric properties|X|Thermal transport across interfaces|X|Thermoelectric energy conversion
Professor Emeritus
Dynamics|X|Nonlinear Vibrations|X|Perturbation Methods|X|Computerized Symbolic Manipulation
Professor, NE Program Director and Director, Gaerttner Linear Accelerator Center (LINAC)
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, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging in Medicine (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 and Director, Center for Mobility with Vertical Lift (MOVE)
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 and Provost
Optimum Design|X|Structural Dynamics|X|Aeroelasticity
Professor of Practice 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
Fluid Dynamics at Interfaces|X|Surface Tension Phenomena|X|Proteins at Liquid Surfaces
Control, Dynamics, Optimization, Mechatronics, Design.
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
Professor, Director of Rensselaer Walthousen Reactor Critical Facility
Computational and Experimental Reactor Physics|X|Radiation Transport Theory and Computation|X|Multiscale and Multiphysics Computation|X|Radiation Effects on Electronic Devices
Professor Emerita
Heat Transfer|X|Computational Fluidmechanics|X|Thermal Radiation
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
Nanotechnology|X|Advanced Nuclear Materials|X|Nano-scale Characterization|X|Graphene Composites
Neutron Scattering|X|Dynamics of Water|X|Structure and Dynamics of Nano-Materials and Macro-Molecules|X|Radiation Damage
Fission and Fusion Reactor Physics and Technology|X|Biomedical Applications|X|Radioactive Waste Management|X|Pedagogic Technology
Solid Mechanics|X|Computational Mechanics
Associate Professor
Cell and tissue biomechanics|X|Experimental mechanics of materials
Associate Professor
Dynamic Systems and Control|X|Precision Mechatronics|X|Unmanned Aerial Vehicles|X|Advanced Manufacturing|X|Energy Efficient Buildings
Associate Professor
Thermal and Fluids Engineering|X|Sustainable Energy Systems|X|Micro and Nano-engineered Structures|X|Multiscale Transport Analysis|X|Energy Conversion and Storage
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
Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer|X|Reactor Dynamics and Safety|X|System Stability|X|Applied Mathematics
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 and Director, Scientific Computation Research Center (SCOREC)
Finite Element Analysis|X|Computer Graphics|X|Computer-Aided Design
Multiphase Flow Experiments and Modeling|X|Phase Change Heat Transfer |X|Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics|X|Integrated Energy System |X|Thermal and Fluids Engineering|X|Cryogenic Propellant Storage
Thermal-Fluid and Energy Systems
Tribology and Non-Newtonian Flow
Professor and Director, Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS)
Rapid Tooling|X|Environmentally Conscious Design|X|Machine Design
Head, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Robotics|X|Control systems|X|Mechatronics
Numerical Modeling|X|Computational Fluid Dynamics|X|Fluid-Structure Interactions|X|Biomechanics