Full-time FacultyDr. Panos Charalambides, Professor Phone: (410) 455-3346 Office: ENGR211 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: Mechanics of materials and micromechanics modeling, nonlinear material behavior, finite elements and computational mechanics in material research, theoretical and numerical considerations of the failure process in brittle and ductile materials, and fracture mechanics. Fiber composites, thin film decohesion and mechanics of interfaces. Laminated composites and delamination cracking. Biomechanics, Manufacturing processes and Fixturing. Dr. Warren DeVries, Professor Phone: (410) 455-6767
Email: email@example.com Research interests: Time series and system identification in manufacturing, modeling of material removal processes, design and analysis tools for flexible manufacturing. Dr. Charles Eggleton, Professor Phone: (410) 455-3334 Office: ENGR205 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: mechanical behavior of deformable particles including biological cells, the influence of hydrodynamic forces and applied external forces on cell behavior, effect of cell compliance on adhesion –detachment to substrates and other cells, kinetic properties of single intermolecular bonds at the nanoscale, and high throughput measurements of cell mechanical properties Dr. Tony Farquhar, Associate Professor Phone: (410) 455-3339 Office: ENGR217 Email: email@example.com Research interests: applying quantitative structural analysis to issues that affect human nutrition, safety, and security at global scales: food production, high speed transport, medical devices, and geohazard detection Dr. S. Andrew Gadsden, Assistant Professor (on leave) Phone: (410) 455-3307 Office: ENGR210 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: advanced control systems; state and parameter estimation theory; fault detection and diagnosis techniques; target tracking methodologies; applications on robotics, unmanned vehicles, and mechatronics Dr. Akhtar S. Khan, Professor Phone: (410) 455-3301 Office: ENGR224 Email: email@example.com Research interests: emerging materials (nanocrystalline metals and polymers), new metal alloys, constitutive modeling of finite plastic behavior at high strain rates and quasi‑static loading, and damage and failure modeling of composite materials and ceramics Dr. Soobum Lee, Assistant Professor Phone: (410) 455-3314 Office: ENGR214 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: energy harvesting (EH) device design, topology optimization, robust design, and reliability based design optimization Dr. Ronghui Ma, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director Phone: (410) 455-1965 Office: ENGR215 Email: email@example.com Research interests: heat, mass, and momentum transport in a wide range of applications including film growth for energy-efficient electronic devices, novel material processing for photovoltaic applications, and nanomaterials for treatment of cancer; material processing for energy-efficient electronic devices and low-cost photovoltaic facilities Dr. Deepa Madan, Assistant Professor Phone: (410) 455-3307 Office: ENG 221 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: composite and polymer thermoelectric materials and devices, rechargeable batteries, and additive manufacturing techniques. Dr. Carlos Romero-Talamas, Assistant Professor Phone: (410) 455-8049 Office: ENGR212 Email: email@example.com Research interests: interactions between materials, charged particles, and electromagnetic radiation; dusty plasmas and their applications in astrophysics to materials processing Dr. Karl V Steiner, Professor Vice President for Research Phone: (410) 455-5636 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: Computer Visualization, Image Analysis Methodologies, Robotic Haptic Simulations, Nondestructive Evaluation and Manufacturing Science; Composite Materials, Robotic Fiber Placement, Filament Winding, Resin Transfer Molding, Vacuum Assisted RTM; Ultrasonic NDE, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computer-Aided Tomography.
Recent research interests are focused on Interactive Immersive Visualization Methodologies for the life sciences, primarily on Immersive Complex Multi-variant Data Analysis and on Biomedical Imaging with a focus on Virtual Surgery Simulations.Dr. L. D. Timmie Topoleski, Professor, Interim Chair Phone: (410) 455-3302 Office: ENGR225K Email: email@example.com Research interests: fundamental mechanisms of material behavior, creation and manufacture of new biomaterials, material surface modifications to prevent wear and corrosion, micro- and nano-structural modifications to increase fatigue and fracture resistance, structural and functional changes in human arteries resulting from aging Dr. Meilin Yu, Assistant Professor Phone: (410) 455-3398 Office: ENGR219 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: Computational fluid dynamics, renewable energy harvesting, flapping wing aerodynamics, fluid-structure interaction, turbulent flow simulation, numerical optimization, transonic/supersonic flow, shock/flow discontinuity capturing techniques, non-hydrostatic atmospheric flow, biological flow, high-order methods, high performance computing, particle image velocimetry (PIV) Dr. Liang Zhu, Professor Phone: (410) 455-3332 Office: ENGR220 Email: email@example.com Research interests: magnetic nanoparticle hyperthermia, photothermal therapy using gold nanoshells/nanorods in cancer therapy, targeted brain cooling using an interstitial cooling device, using laser or heating catheters in bacterial disinfection in endodontics Dr. Weidong Zhu, Professor Phone: (410) 455-3394 Office: ENGR225H Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: dynamics, vibration, control, applied mechanics, structural health monitoring, and wind energy Dr. Marc Zupan, Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director Phone: (410) 455-6822 Office: ENGR225L Email: email@example.com Research interests: microscale specimen testing, engineered micro-architecture multifunctional material topologies, disparate phase materials, cellular solids, cork cellular solids, friction stir welding, carbon nanotube infused multi-length scale composites, ductile fracture and stress triaxiality effects on response.
Emeritus FacultyDr. Shlomo Carmi, Professor Emeritus Phone: (410) 455-3313 Office: ENGR225E Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research interests: hydrodynamic stability and transition to turbulence, non-Newtonian fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, numerical methods and computer simulations, engineering education
Dr. Uri Tasch, Professor Emeritus Phone: (410) 455-3305 Office: ENGR225B Email: email@example.com Research interests: relationships between locomotion abnormalities and neurological diseases and injuries; diagnostic technology to detect the presence and assesses the severity of (a)lameness in dairy cows, (b) muscular injury in animals and humans, and (c) neurological diseases [e.g. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease), environmental (Parkinson’s) disease] Dr. Christian VonKerczek, Associate Professor Emeritus Phone: (410) 266-5421 Office: ENGR205 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org