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
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
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
Professor of Practice
Lecturer
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
Professor
Fluid Dynamics at Interfaces|X|Surface Tension Phenomena|X|Proteins at Liquid Surfaces
Lecturer
Lecturer
Sr. Lecturer
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
Lecturer
Professor Emerita
Heat Transfer|X|Computational Fluidmechanics|X|Thermal Radiation
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
Professor
Nanotechnology|X|Advanced Nuclear Materials|X|Nano-scale Characterization|X|Graphene Composites
Professor and Department Head
Neutron Scattering|X|Dynamics of Water|X|Structure and Dynamics of Nano-Materials and Macro-Molecules|X|Radiation Damage
Lecturer
Professor
Fission and Fusion Reactor Physics and Technology|X|Biomedical Applications|X|Radioactive Waste Management|X|Pedagogic Technology
Professor and Acting Department Head
Solid Mechanics|X|Computational Mechanics
Associate Professor
Cell and tissue biomechanics|X|Experimental mechanics of materials
Professor
Dynamic Systems and Control|X|Precision Mechatronics|X|Unmanned Aerial Vehicles|X|Advanced Manufacturing|X|Energy Efficient Buildings
Lecturer
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
Lecturer
VTOL Flight Mechanics|X|Electric VTOL|X|VTOL Aircraft Design
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 Emeritus
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
Assistant Professor
Spacecraft Trajectory Design|X|Space Mission Design|X|Optimal Control|X|Manifold Theory and Chaotic Dynamics|X|Machine Learning Applications|X|Bayesian Regression
Lecturer
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
Assistant Professor
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
Professor Emeritus
Thermal-Fluid and Energy Systems
Lecturer
Professor
Tribology and Non-Newtonian Flow
Professor and Director, Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS)
Rapid Tooling|X|Environmentally Conscious Design|X|Machine Design
Professor
Numerical Modeling|X|Computational Fluid Dynamics|X|Fluid-Structure Interactions|X|Biomechanics