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AME Faculty

M. Cengiz Altan


Perkinson Chair & President’s Associates Presidential Professor

FH 205 | (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

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


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


EL 126 | (405) 325-5390
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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


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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Chenkai Dai


EL 114 | (405) 325-3234
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Research Interests
Medical device in Hearing and Balancing
Mechanics in aging or disorder ear
Computational modeling of ear
Testing and 3D printing medical material



Christopher Dalton


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

Engineering Education, K12 STEM Outreach

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Rong Zhu Gan


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


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


Robert Hughes Centennial Professor of Engineering

FH 236 | (405) 325-3171
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Research Interests
Educational technologies, aerospace structures and composite materials

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Thomas Hays


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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Pejman Kazempoor


FH 238 | (405) 325-7885
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Research Interests

Driving sustainable performance in the Oil and Gas industry; Process modeling, simulation, and optimization; Natural gas transmission and processing; Energy storage, Fuel cells, and Batteries; Advanced sensor technologies; Data analytics and machine learning

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Feng C. Lai


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

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

Dr. Yingtao Liu, AME Faculty

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


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


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


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


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


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

Hamidreza Shabgard

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


Dick and Shirley O’Shields Professorship in Mechanical Engineering

FH 211A | (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

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


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

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Wei Sun

Prakash Vedula

FH 237 | (405) 325-3713
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Research Interests
Control systems, differential games, multiplayer pursuit-evasion games, reinforcement learning, trajectory optimization, and stochastic dynamical systems.

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Prakash Vedula

Prakash Vedula

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


FH 207 | (405) 325-1728
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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


Lesch Centennial Chair

EL 132 
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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

Alfred Striz

EL 109 | (405) 250-1873
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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