Analytical, computational and experimental studies of turbulent flame propagation and combustion instabilities; Development of computational models and algorithms for simulation of reactive-flow dynamics; biological-fluid dynamics, biomedical heat transfer and tissue Mechanics
Information technology and its applications in engineering, computer-aided engineering, intelligent mechatronic and embedded systems, robotics, design and manufacturing, mobile agent based computing, and innovative teaching.
Complex networks, percolation, cascades, systems of complex systems.
Turbomachinery using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).
Turbomachinery using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), High Performance Computing, Turbomachinery Design, Propulsion Systems.
Multiscale modeling and numerical simulation of complex processes and systems. Applications are interdisciplinary in nature, crossing the boundaries between Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Materials Science. Examples of specific projects range from the strain-assisted microstructural development of polycrystalline materials to the dynamics and condensation of exhaled aerosols.
Fidelis O, Eke
Dynamics and control of mechanical systems, spacecraft dynamics and control, dynamics of variable mass systems.
Fischer-Tropsch Fuels, Heat and Mass Transfer Enhancement of Reacting Flows, Electric and Hybrid Drive Vehicles, Fuel Cell Vehicles and Power Systems, Hydrogen Production and Utilization, Internal Combustion Engines, Renewable Energy Utilization, Instrumentation, International Development.
Computer aided design and manufacturing, geometrical algorithms and representations, numerical methods and scientific computing.
Andrew “Andy” Frank
Mechanical design, control systems, plug-in hybrid electrical vehicles (PHEV), internal combustion engine design, dynamics of machines, automated highways and ground transportation systems.
Computational materials and soft condensed matter, molecular dynamics, radiation damage, nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, numerical analysis and methods, macroscopic quantum phenomena and superconducting device physics.
Mohamed M. Hafez
Transonic aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics.
Interplanetary Medium, Comets and Kuiper Belt Objects, Diffuse Planet and Satellite Atmospheres, Space Flight Instrument Design and Development.
Ronald A. Hess
Aircraft dynamics, stability and control, vehicle handling qualities, automatic control, man-machine systems; flight simulation.
Michael R. Hill
Fatigue and fracture: effects of constraint, residual stress, and material processing. Finite element method. Experimental mechanics and residual stress determination. Mechanical design. Structural reliability and probabilistic design. Micromechanical systems.
David A. Horsley
Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS), design and manufacturing of microfabricated sensors and actuators, mechatronics and control systems.
Tokamak physics, electromagnetic interaction between plasma waves and plasma particles, plasma diagnostic in fusion devices, tokamak fueling with accelerated compact toroids, non-neutral plasmas. Theoretical interests include computer modeling of magnetized plasmas, non-linear interaction of plasma waves