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AME Faculty

M. Cengiz Altan

Professor

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Perkinson Chair & President’s Associates Presidential Professor

FH 211A | (405) 325-1737
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Research Interests
Nanomaterials and Fabrication of Polymeric Nanocomposites, Rheological Modeling of Simulation of Composites Manufacturing, Processing and Experimental Characterization of Advanced Composites, and Autoclave Curing, Resin Transfer Molding, Resin Infusion Processes, Bladder Molding

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Peter J. Attar

Associate Professor

Peter Attar

FH 219D | (405) 325-1749
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Research Interests
Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
Computational Methods in Aeroelasticity
Reduced Order Modeling

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David Baldwin

Associate Professor

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Director of the Dynamic Structures Sensings and Controls Center

EL 108 | (405) 325-1090
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Research Interests
Mechanical design, fatigue and fracture mechanics and probabilistic design methods.

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Jie Cai

Assistant Professor

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EL 126 | (405) 325-5390
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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Building modeling and controls: HVAC and envelope data-driven modeling, building energy co-simulation, multi-agent control, grid-interactive control, economic model-based control, near-optimal heuristic control...

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Kuang-Hua Chang

Professor

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David Ross Boyd Professor & Williams Companies Foundation Presidential Professor

FH 201 | (405) 325-1746
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Research Interests
Computational Mechanics, Multi-scale Modeling, 3D Printing

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Christopher Dalton

Assistant Professor

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FH 219A | (405) 325-5513
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Research Interests

Engineering Education, K12 STEM Outreach

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Rong Zhu Gan

Professor

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Presidential Research Professor & Charles E. Foster Chair

FH 200 | (405) 325-1099
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Research Interests
Biomechanics of soft and hard tissues, implantable devices and middle ear mechanics and transfer functions. 

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Jivtesh Garg

Assistant Professor

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FH 217| (405) 325-5232
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Research Interests
First-principles prediction of transport properties of materials, Thermoelectrics, Coupled conduction and radiation heat transfer across nanoscale gaps, Thermal properties and rheology of nanofluids

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Kurt Gramoll

Professor

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Robert Hughes Centennial Professor of Engineering

FH 237 | (405) 325-3171
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Research Interests
Educational technologies, aerospace structures and composite materials

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Thomas Hays

Assistant Professor

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EL 110 | (405) 325-6797
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Research Interests

Small UAV propulsion, unmanned systems for weather research and forecasting, practical UAS design and fabrication, optimization methods

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Andrea L'Afflitto

Assistant Professor

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FH 238 | (405) 325-7885
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Research Interests
Research  in  state  and  output-feedback  optimal  control  theory  for  aerospace  and  mechanical engineering. Applications range from coordination of UAV formations to robotics.

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Feng C. Lai

Professor

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Anadarko Presidential Professor

FH 209A | (405) 325-1748
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Research Interests
Heat and mass transfer in porous media, Enhanced heat and mass transfer
microfluidics and electronic cooling.

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Chung-Hao Lee

Assistant Professor

Chung-Hao Lee

FH 219C | (405) 325-4842
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Research Interests
Cardiovascular multiscale biomechanical modeling, characterization of structural and mechanical properties of soft biological tissues, patient-specific modeling for improved diagnosis and prophylactic disease management, cell mechanics and mechanobiology and advanced finite element and meshfree methods for image-based computational biomechanics 

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Yingtao Liu

Assistant Professor

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FH 218A | (405) 325-3663
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Research Interests
Advanced composites and multifunctional materials, intelligent sensors and structures, nondestructive inspection, structural health monitoring and prognostics

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Wilson E. Merchán-Merchán

Associate Professor

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FH 208 | (405) 325-1754
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Research Interests
Flame synthesis of transition metal oxide nanostructures for energy storage devices and medical applications, flame synthesis and characterization of CNTs and fullerenes and morphological studies and measurements of soot particulates and other combustion emissions from traditional and biofuels.       

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David Miller

Professor

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Wilkonson Chair of Intelligent Systems

FH 209 | (405) 325-1094
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Research Interests
Robotics technology and robotics as a mechanism for technology education.

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Farrokh Mistree

Professor

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L.A. Comp Chair

FH 306 | (405) 306-7309
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Research Interests
Strategic systems engineering, integrated design of materials and products and product and process families.

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Ramkumar Parthasarathy

Professor

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Presidential Professor

FH 203 | (405) 325-1735
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Research Interests
Turbulent multiphase flows, spray and gas-jet break-up and hydrodynamic stability.

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Mrinal Saha

Associate Professor

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FH 208A | (405) 325-1098
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Research Interests
Processing of advanced materials, materials characterization and high strain rate testing.

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Hamidreza Shabgard

Assistant Professor

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FH 206 | (405) 325-5753

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Research Interests
Multiphase flow and heat transfer, particulate flow, computational fluid dynamics, thermal energy storage and heat pipes.

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Zahed Siddique

Director and Professor

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Dick and Shirley O’Shields Professorship in Mechanical Engineering

FH 202 | (405) 325-2692
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Research Interests
Development of tools and framework to enhance engineering design education and Internet based product design to increase collaboration among designers, and to manage product and process information.

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Li Song

Associate Professor

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EL 112 | (405) 325-1714
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Research Interests
Building energy system optimization and control, centralized HVAC system fault detection and energy efficiency technology developments.

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Harold L. Stalford

Professor

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FH 204 | (405) 325-1742
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Research Interests
MEMS, BioMEMS, microfluidic, micro-robotics and acoustic sensors.

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Prakash Vedula

Professor

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FH 234 | (405) 325-4361
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Research Interests
Turbulence, multi-phase flows, computational fluid dynamics and stochastic modeling and optimization.

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Keith Walters

Professor

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EL 126 | (405) 325-5390
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Research Interests
Fluid mechanics and heat transfer, with a focus on fundamental computational fluid dynamics methods development

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AME Emeritus Faculty

Subramanyam R. Gollahalli

Emeritus Professor

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Lesch Centennial Chair

FH 207 | (405) 325-1728
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Research Interests
Fundamental as well as applied topics in the energy and combustion fields, combustion of liquid drops and sprays and flame characteristics of pulverized coal and synthetic fuels.

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Alfred Striz

Emeritus Professor

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FH 206 | (405) 325-1730
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Research Interests
Aeroelasticity, numerical structural analysis and design and optimization.

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Previous Emeritus Faculty

  • Mr. Karl H. Bergey served from 1970-1992
  • Dr. Charles Bert served from 1963-2004
  • Dr. Floyd O. Calvert served from 1956-1986
  • Dr. Davis Egle served from 1965-1999
  • Dr. George Emanuel served from 1980-1999
  • Dr. John E. Francis served from 1969-1991
  • Dr. Tom J. Love, Jr. served from 1956-1988
  • Dr. D. Barton Turkington served from 1947-1987
  • Dr. William R. Upthegrove served AME from 1956-1993

AME Instructors & Lecturers

Doyle Dodd

Lecturer

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EL 111

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Research Interests

Auditory Neuroscience
Attention and Perception of Stimuli
Sensory Prosthesis
Animal Psychophysics

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Andy Ferguson

Instructor

Diana Bairaktarova

EL 143

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Research Interests

Aerodynamic testing & data acquisition methods, Aerospace vehicle design, The intersection of aerospace, law, and politics, Patent protection amidst federal regulatory schemes

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Haider Hekiri

Lecturer

Diana Bairaktarova

EL 141
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Research Interests

Fluid Mechanics, Compressible Aerodynamics, Engineering Mathematics, Aircraft/Spacecraft/Rocket Propulsion, Heat Transfer

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Tommy Lear

Instructor

Diana Bairaktarova

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Research Interests
Aircraft Sustainment Engineering, Project Management, Facilities Engineering

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