Faculty

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Theodore L. Bergman
Charles E. & Mary Jane Spahr Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-3181
Learned Hall, room 3144D

Heat Transfer, Energy, Thermal Manufacturing

Thomas DeAgostino
Associate Professor of the Practice, M.S.
785-864-2254
Learned Hall, room 3116

Capstone Design, Solid Mechanics

Christopher Depcik
Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-4151
Learned Hall, room 3144C

Automotive Engineering, Internal Combustion Engines, Alternative Fuels and Energy

Ronald L. Dougherty
Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2981
Learned Hall, room 3129B

Radiative Heat Transfer, Two-Phase Heat Transfer, Thermal Fluid Sciences, Laser Scattering, Dynamic Light Scattering

Huazhen Fang
Assistant Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-8126
Learned Hall, room 3134

Control Systems, Energy Management, Environmental Monitoring, Mechatronics

Ken J. Fischer
Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2994
Learned Hall, room 1132D

Biomechanics, Dynamics, Statics, Mechanics of Materials, Computational Mechanics

Elizabeth A. Friis
Professor, Department Chair, Ph.D.
785-864-2104
Learned Hall, room 3144B

Biomaterials, Biomedical Product Design and Testing

Gibum Kwon
Assistant Professor , Ph.D.
785-864-1086
Learned Hall, room 3165B

Superomniphobic Surfaces, Liquid-liquid Separations, Self-healable Coatings, Patterned Surfaces

Xianglin Li
Assistant Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-8165
Learned Hall, room 3118

Lithium-Air Batteries; Direct Methanol Fuel Cells; Battery Thermal Management; Multi-Phase Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media

Lin Liu
Associate Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-1612
Learned Hall, room 3165D

Energy Storage, Energy Conversion, Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Modeling, Mechanics of Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Manufacturing

Carl Luchies
Associate Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2993
Learned Hall, room 3135B

Biomechanics, Mechanical Measurements and Experimentation, Advanced Dynamics, Statics

Lorin Maletsky
Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2985
Learned Hall, room 3114

Statics, Dynamics, Strength of Materials, Kinematics, Introduction to Design, Machine Design, Senior Level Design, Design for Manufacturability, Biomechanics, Project Classes

Steven A. Soper
Foundation Distinguished Professor , Ph.D.
785-864-3072
Multidisciplinary Research Building, room 220C

Biomodular Multi-Scale Systems, Advanced Diagnostic Devices, Biofluids

Robert M. Sorem
Associate Professor, Executive Associate Chair, Ph.D.
785-864-2983
Learned Hall, room 3120

Mechanical Design, Computational Mechanics, Finite Element Formation and Application, Mechanics of Materials, Composite Material Mechanics

Paulette Spencer
Ackers Distinguished Professor, ME, Director, Institute for Bioengineering Research, Ph.D., D.D.S.
785-864-8140
Learned Hall, room 3111

Biomaterials, Structure/Property Characterization of Material/Tissue Interfaces

Karan S. Surana
Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2988
Learned Hall, room 3124

Continuum Mechanics, Computational Mathematics, Computational Mechanics, Finite Element Methods and Software

Candan Tamerler
Associate Dean of Research, Wesley G. Cramer Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2984
Learned Hall, room 3132

Molecular Biomimetics, Bio-nanotechnology, Nanotechnology, Bio-enabled Materials Science, Biomaterials

Peter W. TenPas
Associate Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2986
Learned Hall, room 3143

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Computer Aided Thermal Design

Sara Wilson
Associate Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-2103
Learned Hall, room 3141

Control Systems, Biomechanical Systems

Xinmai Yang
Associate Professor, Ph.D.
785-864-1753
Learned Hall, room 5101F

Photoacoustic Imaging, Biomedical Ultrasound


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