Dr. Keith Bowman, Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology
Phone: (410) 455-3270
Office: ITE217
Email:  kjb@umbc.edu
Dr. Panos Charalambides, ProfessorPanos_primary
Phone: (410) 455-3346
Office: ENGR211
Email:  panos@umbc.edu
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. Ruey-Hung Chen, Professor and Chair
Phone: (410) 455-3313
Office: ENGR210B
Email: chenrh@umbc.edu
Research interests: combustion, propulsion, pollutant emissions of combustion systems, heat and mass transfer, and fire retardation for composite materials.
Dr. Charles Eggleton, Professor
Phone: (410) 455-3334
Office: ENGR222
Email:  eggleton@umbc.edu
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 ProfessorT_Farquhar_Primary
Phone: (410) 455-3339
Office: ENGR217
Email:  farquhar@umbc.edu
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. Ankit Goel, Assistant Professor
Phone: (410) 455-1176
Office: ENGR216
Email: ankgoel@umbc.edu
Research interests: developing learning- and model-based techniques for control and estimation problems in cyber-physical systems using theoretical- and numerical simulation- based methods. Applications include inertial navigation, flight control of quadcopter and aircrafts, combustion control in hypersonic vehicles, control of unsteady flow, parameter estimation in dynamical systems, image reconstruction etc.
Dr. Jamie Gurganus, Faculty; Associate Director Engineering Ed; 
Director Center for Integrated Research, Teaching, Learning
Phone: (410) 455-8439
Office: ENG 225J
Email:  jgurganus@umbc.edu
Research interests: Engineering and Design Education, Additive Manufacturing, Design conceptualization, Spatial Reasoning in engineering, Mentoring and mentoring programs in engineering, Service learning in engineering, K-12 & Post-secondary engineering education, Retention of Mechanical Engineering students, engineering learning technologies, diversity in engineering, best practices in educating engineering students, teachers and the community. 
Dr. Akhtar S. KhanProfessorAkhtar_Khan
Phone: (410) 455-3301
Office: ENGR224
Email:  khan@umbc.edu
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 LeeAssociate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Phone: (410) 455-3314
Office: ENGR214
Email:  sblee@umbc.edu
Research interests:  energy harvesting (EH) device design, topology optimization, robust design, and reliability based design optimization
Dr. Ronghui MaAssociate Professor Ma_Primary
Phone: (410) 455-1965
Office: ENGR215
Email:  roma@umbc.edu
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 MadanAssistant Professor                                                                                                                   
Phone: (410) 455-3307Madan
Office: ENG 221
Email: deemadan@umbc.edu
Research interests:  composite and polymer thermoelectric materials and devices, rechargeable batteries, and additive manufacturing techniques.
Dr. Carlos Romero-TalamasAssociate Professor and Graduate Program Director                                                 Romero-Talamas          
Phone: (410) 455-8049                                                      
Office: ENGR212
Email:  romero@umbc.edu
Research interests:  interactions between materials, charged particles, and electromagnetic radiation; dusty plasmas and their applications in astrophysics to materials processing  
Dr. Karl V SteinerProfessor and Vice President for ResearchSteiner
Phone: (410) 455-5636
Email:  steinerk@umbc.edu
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 TopoleskiProfessor                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Phone: (410) 455-3302
Office: ENGR225K
Email:  topoleski@umbc.edu
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. TseHuai Wu, Professor of the Practice
Phone: (410) 455-3309
Office: ENGR218
Email:  tsewu@umbc.edu
Research interests: control system design for autonomous vehicles; application of nonlinear control theory including guidance, navigation and estimation.

Dr. Meilin Yu, Associate Professor
Phone: (410) 455-3398
Office: ENGR219
Email:  mlyu@umbc.edu
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 ZhuProfessor
Phone: (410) 455-3332
Office: ENGR220
Email:  zliang@umbc.edu
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, ProfessorW_Zhu_Primary
Phone: (410) 455-3394
Office: ENGR225H
Email:  wzhu@umbc.edu
Research interests: dynamics, vibration, control, applied mechanics, structural health monitoring, and wind energy
Dr. Marc ZupanAssociate ProfessorZupan-1
Phone: (410) 455-6822
Office: ENGR225L
Email:  mzupan@umbc.edu
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.


Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Rohan Banton
Phone: (410) 455-3300
Office: ENG 210
Email:  rbanton@umbc.edu 
Dr. James Baughan
Phone: (410) 455-3300
Office: ENG 210
Email:  jbaughan@umbc.edu
Dr. George Piper
Phone: (410) 455-3300
Office: ENG 210
Email: piper@umbc.edu
Dr. Maria Sanchez
Professor of the Practice
Phone: (410) 455-6324
Office: ITE 217H
Email:  msanchez@umbc.edu
Research interests: Engineering Education, Optimal Teaching Methodologies for Engineering Education, Enhanced Use of Technology in Engineering Education, Accessibility of Engineering Education to Under-Represented Groups, Thermal-Fluids System Applications
Dr.  Joseph Washington
Phone: (410) 455-3300
Office: ENG 225
Email: jwashi2@umbc.edu
Dr. Jin-Hyeong Yoo
Phone: (410) 455-3300
Office: ENG 210
Email: jinhyeon@umbc.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Shlomo Carmi, Professor Emeritus and Dean EmeritusCarmi_2nd_Primary

Phone: (410) 455-3313
Office: ENGR225E
Email:  carmi@umbc.edu
Research interests: hydrodynamic stability and transition to turbulence, non-Newtonian fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, numerical methods and computer simulations, engineering education
Dr. Warren R. DeVries, Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus
Phone: (410) 455-6767
Office: ENGR216
Email:  warrendv@umbc.edu
Research interests:  Time series and system identification in manufacturing, modeling of material removal processes, design and analysis tools for flexible manufacturing.
Dr. Uri TaschProfessor EmeritusTasch_Primary

Phone: (410) 455-3305
Office: ENGR225B
Email:  tasch@umbc.edu
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 EmeritusFac_Photo_Chris_von_kerczek_cr
Phone: (410) 266-5421
Office: ENGR205
Email:  kerczek@umbc.edu