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AME Interim Director and Professor

Ramkumar Parthasarathy

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Presidential Professor

FH 211A | (405) 325-1735
Email rparthasarathy@ou.edu

Research Interests
Turbulent multiphase flows, spray and gas-jet break-up and hydrodynamic stability.

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AME Faculty

M. Cengiz Altan

M. Cengiz Altan

Perkinson Chair & President’s Associates Presidential Professor
FH 205 | (405) 325-1737
Email altan@ou.edu

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
Email peter.attar@ou.edu

Research Interests
Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
Computational Methods in Aeroelasticity
Reduced Order Modeling

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David Baldwin

David Baldwin

Director of the Dynamic Structures Sensings and Controls Center

EL 108 | (405) 325-1090
Email baldwin@ou.edu

Research Interests
Mechanical design, fatigue and fracture mechanics and probabilistic design methods.

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Jie Cai

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EL 126 | (405) 325-5390
Email jcai@ou.edu

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

Kuang-Hua Chang

David Ross Boyd Professor & Williams Companies Foundation Presidential Professor

FH 201 | (405) 325-1746
Email khchang@ou.edu

Dr. Chang's Website

Research Interests
Computational Mechanics, Multi-scale Modeling, 3D Printing

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Chenkai Dai

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EL 114 | (405) 325-3234
Email chenkaidai@ou.edu

Research Interests
Medical device in Hearing and Balancing
Mechanics in aging or disorder ear
Computational modeling of ear
Testing and 3D printing medical material

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Christopher Dalton

Christopher Dalton

FH 219A | (405) 325-5513
Email cdalton@ou.edu

Research Interests
Active learning, experiential learning, K-12 STEM Outreach, design pedagogy, first-year experiences, engineering education.

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Rong Zhu Gan

Dr. Rong Gan

Presidential Research Professor & Charles E. Foster Chair

FH 200 | (405) 325-1099
Email rgan@ou.edu

Research Interests
Biomechanics of soft and hard tissues, implantable devices and middle ear mechanics and transfer functions. 

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Jivtesh Garg

Jivtesh Garg

FH 217| (405) 325-5232
Email garg@ou.edu

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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Iman Ghamarian

Jivtesh Garg

FH 218  | (405) 325-1715
Email iman@ou.edu

Research Interests
Additive manufacturing of metals, machine learning, and electron microscopy 

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Pejman Kazempoor

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FH 238 | (405) 325-7885
Email pkazempoor@ou.edu

Research Interests
Sustainable Energy Technologies, Greenhouse Gas Management, Carbon Capture and Utilization, Energy Storage, Electrochemical Energy Systems (Fuel Cells and Batteries), and Process Design and Modeling

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Feng C. Lai

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Anadarko Presidential Professor
FH 209A | (405) 325-1748
Email flai@ou.edu

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
Email ch.lee@ou.edu

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

Yingtao Liu

FH 218A | (405) 325-3663
Email yingtao@ou.edu

Research Interests
Advanced composites and multifunctional materials, intelligent sensors and structures, nondestructive inspection, structural health monitoring and prognostics

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Wilson Merchán-Merchán

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FH 208 | (405) 325-1754
Email wmerchan-merchan@ou.edu

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

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Wilkonson Chair of Intelligent Systems

FH 209 | (405) 325-1094
Email dpmiller@ou.edu

Research Interests
Robotics technology and robotics as a mechanism for technology education.

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Farrokh Mistree

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L.A. Comp Chair
FH 306 | (405) 306-7309
Email farrokh.mistree@ou.edu

Research Interests
Strategic systems engineering, integrated design of materials and products and product and process families.

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Hiroshi Ozawa

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FH 236 | (405) 325-317
Email hiroshi.ozawa@ou.edu

Research Interests
Unsteady High-Speed Aerothermodynamics, Temperature/Pressure Sensitive Paints, Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition, Transient High-Speed Wind Tunnel Experiments, Optical Flow Diagnostics for Transient High-Speed Flows, Shock-Shock/Shock-Boundary-Layer Interactions

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Mrinal Saha

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FH 208A | (405) 325-1098
Email msaha@ou.edu

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
Email shabgard@ou.edu

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

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Zahed Siddique

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Associate Dean for Research and the Dick and Shirley O’Shields Professor in Mechanical Engineering

CEC 107 | (405) 325-4397
Email zsiddique@ou.edu

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


Lloyd G. and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor

EL 112 | (405) 325-1714
Email lsong@ou.edu

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

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FH 204 | (405) 325-1742
Email stalford@ou.edu

Research Interests
MEMS, BioMEMS, microfluidic, micro-robotics and acoustic sensors.

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Wei Sun

Prakash Vedula

FH 237 | (405) 325-3713
Email wsun@ou.edu

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
Email pvedula@ou.edu

Research Interests
Turbulence, multi-phase flows, computational fluid dynamics and stochastic modeling and optimization.

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Bin Xu

Prakash Vedula

FH 207 | (405) 325-1728
Email binxu@ou.edu

Research Interests
Dynamics and Control, Propulsion and Energy System, Propulsion Electrification, Reinforcement Learning, Data-Driven Modeling and Control, Data Analytics and Visualization

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Adjunct Faculty

Tom Boone


Email tom.r.boone.iv-1@ou.edu

Research Interests
Space economics, aerospace sustainment.

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AME Emeritus Faculty

Subramanyam R. Gollahalli

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Lesch Centennial Chair

EL 132 
Email Dr. Gollahali

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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Kurt Gramoll

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Robert Hughes Centennial Professor of Engineering

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Research Interests
Educational technologies, aerospace structures and composite materials

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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

AME Instructors & Lecturers

Janet Allen


CEC 116-G
Email Dr. Allen

Research Interests

Simulation-based design of engineering systems, managing uncertainty in design, sustainability --especially in energy production, design pedagogy

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Tommy Lear

Diana Bairaktarova

E-mail Mr. Lear

Research Interests

Aircraft sustainment engineering, project management, facilities engineering

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