Chair

Foluso Ladeinde, Chair, Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flow Turbulence, Chemically-Reactive Subsonic and Supersonic Flows, Applied Mathematics, Aerodynamic Noise Prediction and Reduction, Wind Turbine Aerodynamics.

 

Faculty

Imin Kao, Executive Director of SUNY Korea Academic Programs, Stony Brook Professor, Ph.D., 1991, Stanford University: Mechanical Engineering

Robotics, Stiffness Control, Wiresaw Manufacturing Process, Manufacturing Automation, Taguchi Methods.

 

Mahdi Mohebbi, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2013, University of Pittsburgh: Mechanical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics, Partial Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, Heat Transfer, Inverse Problems.

 

Achilles Vairis, Visiting Professor, Ph.D., 1997, University of Bristol: Mechanical Engineering

Linear Friction Welding, Friction Stir Welding and Processing, Frictional Behavior, Numerical Modeling of Complex Systems, Joining Processes, Manufacturing Processes, Coatings, Biomechanical Engineering, Additive Manufacturing.

 

Amin Fakhari, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2015, Isfahan University of Technology: Mechanical Engineering

Robotics, Dynamic Modeling and Control of Robotic Systems, Object Grasping and Manipulation, Anthropomorphic Robotic and Prosthetic Hands, Biped and Humanoid Robots, and Biomechanics.

 

Changwoon Han, Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2005, University of Maryland College Park: Mechanical Engineering

Physics-of-Failure, Life Prediction, Accelerated Life Test, Prognostics and Health Management, Optical Measurement, Photo-mechanics

 

Si Won Hwang, Leading Professor, Ph.D., 1996, Inha University: Mechanical Engineering

Fracture Mechanics, Traffic Collision and Reconstruction.

 

Gun-Woong Bahng, Leading Professor (Research), Ph.D., 1982, Northwestern University: Materials Science and Engineering

Internal Combustion Engines.

           

Chanbin Park, Leading Professor, Ph.D., 1973, City University of New York: Electrical Engineering

Guidance and Control, Techniques of Feedback Suboptimal Control, Nonlinear Process Control.

 

Hyun Soon Lee, Leading Professor, Ph.D., 1981, State University of New York at Stony Brook: Mechanical Engineering

Heat Transfer, Energy, Engine Technologies, Thermal Sciences.

 

Sangwan Joo, Adjunct Professor, Ph.D., 1998, Osaka University: Robotics

Modeling and Measurement for the Joint Stiffness of Robot Manipulator, Passive Compliant Tool Design and Its Analysis.

 

Cross-Appointed Stony Brook Faculty

Jeff Ge, Cross-Appointed Stony Brook Professor, Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Irvine: Mechanical Engineering

Design Automation and Robotics.

 

David Hwang, Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2005, University of California, Berkeley: Mechanical Engineering

Pulsed Laser Processing of Electronic Materials in Micro/Nano Scales.

 

Robert V. Kukta, Associate Professor, Ph.D., 1997, Brown University: Engineering

Observations on the Kinetics of Relaxation in Epitaxial Films Grown on Conventional and Compliant Substrates: Continuum Simulations of Dislocation Glide near an Interface.

 

Sotirios Mamalis, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2012, University of Michigan: Mechanical Engineering

Simulation and Thermodynamic Analysis of High Pressure Lean Burn Engines.

 

Noah Machtay, Teaching Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2009, State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York: Mechanical Engineering

Multi-Scale Computational and Experimental Mechanics, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Mechatronic Systems Design and Analysis, Advanced Transportation Systems, Energy Technology, Motorsports.