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Faculty Additions to the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering An Addendum to the Research Brochure


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH AREAS

Acoustics

and Dynamics

Automation

and Mechatronics

Bioengineering Computer-Aided

Engineering and Design

Fluid

Mechanics

Heat

Transfer, Combustion, and

Energy Systems Manufacturing Mechanics MEMS Tribology

of Materials


NUCLEAR AND RADIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH AREAS

Computational

Reactors

Environmental

Health Physics

Fast

Reactors

Fusion Medical

Physics

Nuclear

Materials

Radiation

Detection and Dosimetry

Radiation

Protection and Shielding

Radiological

Assessment and

Waste Disposal Thermal-Hydraulics

and Safety


ALEXANDER ALEXEEV

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 2003 Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems Fluid mechanics of complex fluids, soft materials, multiphase and granular flows, surface-tension-driven flows, aerosol mechanics, computational fluid mechanics, and coarse-grained numerical simulations

alexander.alexeev@me.gatech.edu


STEPHEN ANTOLOVICH

Professor

Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering Adjunct Professor in the Woodruff School Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, 1966 Mechanics of Materials Damage detection via CT, high-temperature materials, fracture mechanics, fatigue, fracture and failure analysis, and basics of deformation in metals and intermetallics

stephen.antolovich@mse.gatech.edu


ANTONIA ANTONIOU

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2006 Mechanics of Materials Experimental mechanics, micro- and nanomechanics, mechanochemical interactions, stress corrosion, and fracture

antonia.antoniou@me.gatech.edu


GANG BAO

Robert

A. Milton Chair in Biomedical Engineering & College of Engineering Distinguished Professor

Adjunct

Professor in the Woodruff School

Ph.D.,

Lehigh University, 1987 Bioengineering Biomolecular engineering, bionanotechnology, molecular imaging, and molecular biomechanics

gang.bao@bme.gatech.edu


NAZANIN BASSIRI-GHARB

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2005 MEMS & Mechanics of Materials Ferroelectric thin films and nanostructures, synthesis and characterization, and piezoelectric NEMS/MEMS sensors and actuators

nazanin.bassirigharb@me.gatech.edu


LAURENT CAPOLUNGO

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor (GT Lorraine)

Georgia Institute of Technology,

2007 Mechanics of Materials Size effect modeling and atomistic studies of grain boundaries of nanocrystalline materials, and finite element simulations of oxide growth in fuel cells

laurent.capolungo@me.gatech.edu


SANG HYUN CHO

Associate

Professor Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1997 Medical Physics Radiation oncology physics, Monte Carlo method, nanoparticle-aided radiation/thermal therapy, and nanoparticle-aided cancer molecular imaging

sang.cho@nre.gatech.edu


SEUNG-KYUM CHOI

Assistant

Professor (GT Savannah) Ph.D., Wright State University, 2006 Computer-Aided Engineering and Design & Mechanics of Materials Information engineering for complex engineered systems, robust design, modeling uncertainty, probabilistic mechanics, and multidisciplinary optimization

schoi@me.gatech.edu


BARATUNDE A. COLA

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Purdue University, 2008 Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems & Fluid Mechanics MEMS, energy transport and conversion in nanostructures, nanomaterial synthesis, thermal properties measurements, and microfluidics

baratunde.cola@me.gatech.edu


SUMAN DAS

Professor Ph.D.,

University of Texas, 1998 Manufacturing & Mechanics of Materials Advanced manufacturing and materials processing of metallic, polymeric, ceramic, and composite materials for applications in life sciences, propulsion, and energy

suman.das@me.gatech.edu


NICO F. DECLERCQ

 Assistant

Professor (GT Lorraine)  Ph.D., Ghent University, Belgium, 2005  Acoustics and Dynamics Ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation, physical acoustics, acousto-optics, and materials characterization

nico.declercq@me.gatech.edu


CHAITANYA S. DEO

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003 Nuclear and Radiological Engineering Structure property relationships in nuclear materials, radiation effects in materials for nuclear energy, identifying atomic mechanisms in defect mobility and interaction in crystalline solids, and modeling the collective evolution of defects

chaitanya.deo@nre.gatech.edu


J. BRANDON DIXON

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2006 Bioengineering Lymphatics, lipid metabolism, biomechanics, biomedical optics, image processing, and tissue engineering

dixon@gatech.edu


ALPER ERTURK

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnique Institute and State University, 2009 Acoustics and Dynamics & MEMS Structural dynamics, mechanical vibrations, energy harvesting, smart materials, modeling of macro– and microelectromechanical and electro-elastic systems, and piezoelectric materials.


CRAIG R. FOREST

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., MIT, 2007 Manufacturing & Bioengineering Ultra-high throughput genomics instrumentation; detection, separation, and amplification of DNA; 3-D microfabrication technologies for genomics applications; and microlenslet arrays

cforest@gatech.edu


KENNETH GALL

Professor

of Materials Science and Engineering Joint Appointment in the Woodruff School Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998 Mechanics of Materials & Bioengineering Multiscale experimental and computational mechanics of materials, emphasizing nanometer scale materials, metallic and polymer biomaterials, and mechanically active materials

ken.gall@mse.gatech.edu


RUDOLPH L. GLEASON

Associate

Professor Joint Appointment in the School of Biomedical Engineering Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2004 Bioengineering & Mechanics of Materials Cardiovascular mechanics, soft tissue growth and remodeling, and tissue engineering

rudy.gleason@me.gatech.edu


CAROLINE GENZALE

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2008 Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems Internal combustion engines, physics and chemistry of spray combustion, pollution formation and migration, sustainable fuels, optical diagnostics, and computional fluid dynamics

clgenza@sandia.gov


TEQUILA A. L. HARRIS

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2006 Manufacturing & Fluid Mechanics Polymer processing, mechanical system design, fluid flow, and mechanical and physical property characterization of thin film

tequila.harris@me.gatech.edu


MARDI C. HASTINGS

Professor Ph.D.,

Georgia Tech, 1987 Acoustics and Dynamics & Bioengineering Acoustics, vibrations, and marine bioacoustics

mardi.hastings@me.gatech.edu


ASEGUN HENRY

Assistant

Professor Will come to Georgia Tech in Spring 2012 Ph.D., MIT, 2009 Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems & Acoustics and Dynamics Renewable energy technology development, solar thermochemical hydrogen production, solar thermal energy conversion, atomistic simulations, nanoscale energy transport, and phonon transport

ase@alum.mit.edu


DAVID L. HU

Assistant

Professor Joint Appointment in the School of Biology Ph.D., MIT, 2005 Fluid Mechanics Fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, biomechanics, locomotion, and physical applied mathematics

david.hu@me.gatech.edu


ROGER JIAO

Associate

Professor (GT Savannah) Ph.D., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 1998 Computer-Aided Engineering and Design & Manufacturing Design theory and methodology, product family and product platform, customer requirement management, design product management, and service modeling and service delivery system design

roger.jiao@me.gatech.edu


KYRIAKI KALAITZIDOU

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2006 Manufacturing & Mechanics of Materials Multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, adaptive polymer particles, residual stress at polymer interfaces and bilayer structures, and polymer-polymer and polymer-inorganic interfacial interactions

kyriaki.kalaitzidou@me.gatech.edu


SATISH KUMAR

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor

Purdue University, 2007

Heat

Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems & Fluid Mechanics Micro-nano heat transfer, electro-thermal transport, nanoscale materials and devices, computational fluid dynamics, bio-fluids, and electronics cooling

satish.kumar@me.gatech.edu


MICHAEL J. LEAMY

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor

University of Michigan, 1998

Acoustics

and Dynamics & Mechanics of Materials Computational and nonlinear dynamics of reduced-dimensional structures and materials, multiscale modeling of nanostructure materials, and nonlinear behavior in automotive accessory drives

michael.leamy@me.gatech.edu


TIMOTHY C. LIEUWEN

 Professor

of Aerospace Engineering  Adjunct Professor in the Woodruff School  Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999  Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems & Acoustics and Dynamics Low emissions, alternative fuel, energy, combustion, and acoustics

timothy.lieuwen@ae.gatech.edu


J. RHETT MAYOR

 Associate

Professor  Ph.D., University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2001  Manufacturing & Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems Micro-facturies, micro/meso-scale manufacturing processes, integrated micro-mechatronics, micro-engines, and micro-power generation

rhett.mayor@me.gatech.edu


LEON MCGINNIS

Eugene

C. Gwaltney, Jr. Professor of Manufacturing Systems in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering Adjunct Professor in the Woodruff School Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1975 Manufacturing Rapid prototyping, environmental issues in manufacturing, systems modeling and design, and sustainable manufacturing

leon.mcginnis@isye.gatech.edu


G. P. “BUD” PETERSON

President

of the Georgia Institute of Technology Professor in the Woodruff School Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems Phase change heat transfer, thermal control of electronic components and spacecraft systems, and conduction and thermal contact resistance

bud.peterson@gatech.edu


BOJAN PETROVIC

 Professor  Ph.D.,

Pennsylvania State University,

1995  Nuclear and Radiological Engineering & Medical Physics Reactor physics, advanced reactor design, transport theory, stochastic methods, and industrial and medical applications of nuclear technology

bojan petrovic@nre.gatech.edu


OLIVIER PIERRON

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2005 Mechanics of Materials & MEMS Experimental and analytical characterization of fracture and fatigue of small-scale materials (thin films, nanomaterials), structural reliability of MEMS/NEMS devices, and environmental effects

olivier.pierron@me.gatech.edu


MASSIMO RUZZENE

Professor

of Aerospace Engineering

Adjunct

Associate Professor in the Woodruff School

Ph.D.,

Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, 1999

Acoustics

and Dynamics & Mechanics of Materials Structural health monitoring, phononic and periodic meta-materials, vibration and noise control, wave propagation in solids, and mechanics of cellular and structured materials

ruzzene@gatech.edu


ERICA E. RYHERD

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor

University of Nebraska, 2006

Acoustics

and Dynamics

Noise control, architectural acoustics, health care acoustics, building systems engineering, and psychological and physiological response

erica.ryherd@me.gatech.edu


KARIM SABRA

 Assistant

Professor  Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003  Acoustics and Dynamics Wave propagation, structural health monitoring, biomechanical systems evaluation, underwater acoustics, and geophysics

karim.sabra@me.gatech.edu


DIRK SCHAEFER

Assistant

Professor (GT Savannah) Ph.D., University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2003 Computer-Aided Engineering and Design & Manufacturing Information engineering for complex engineered systems, virtual engineering, systems integration, variant and agile design, and engineering education

dirk.schaefer@me.gatech.edu


GLENN E. SJODEN

Professor Ph.D.,

Pennsylvania State University, 1997 Nuclear and Radiological Engineering & Medical Physics Particle transport and numerical methods, nuclear systems analysis with parallel computing power generation, and non destructive testing, detection, and medical applications.

glenn.sjoden@me.gatech.edu


TODD SULCHEK

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor

Stanford University, 2002

Bioengineering

& MEMS

Atomic force microscopy, pathogen adhesion and endocytosis, cell biomechanics, single molecule biophysics, drug delivery and targeting, cell membrane mimetrics, and biosensors

todd.sulchek@me.gatech.edu


NARESH N. THADHANI

Professor

of Materials Science and Engineering

Adjunct

Professor in the Woodruff School

Ph.D.,

New Mexico Institute of Technology, 1984

Mechanics

of Materials & Manufacturing

High-strain-rate mechanical properties, deformation and strengthening mechanisms, phase transformations, and processing of nanocrystalline and metastable materials

naresh.thadhani@mse.gatech.edu


LENA H. TING

Associate

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Adjunct

Associate Professor in the Woodruff School

Ph.D.,

Stanford University, 1998

Bioengineering

& Automation and Mechatronics Neuromechanics of muscle coordination for locomotion and balance, dynamics, control theory, bioengineering, robotics, and modeling

lena.ting@bme.gatech.edu


JUN UEDA

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor

Kyoto University, Japan, 2002

Automation

and Mechatronics

Bio-inspired robot architecture, actuators and sensors, robust feedback control, and robustness and flexible mechanism control

jun.ueda@me.gatech.edu


YAN WANG

Assistant Ph.D.,

Professor

University of Pittsburgh, 2003

Computer-Aided

Engineering and Design & Manufacturing Modeling and simulation nanoscale CAD/CAM/CAE, and product lifecycle management

yan.wang@me.gatech.edu


SHUMAN XIA

Will

begin at Georgia Tech in August 2011 Assistant Professor Ph.D., Brown University, 2008 Mechanics of Materials & MEMS Nano/micro-scale investigations of multi physics systems, composite and active materials, energy conversion and storage materials, soft materials, and high-resolution full-field experimental techniques


P. K. YEUNG

Professor

of Aerospace Engineering Adjunct Professor in the Woodruff School Ph.D., Cornell University, 1989 Fluid Mechanics Fluid dynamics, turbulence, missing, dispersion, and high-performance computing

pk.yeung@ae.gatech.edu


EVAN ZAMIR

Assistant

Professor D.Sc., Washington University, 2003 Bioengineering Biomechanics, morphogenesis, cell motility, developmental biology, and gastrulation

evan.zamir@me.gatech.edu


LEI ZHU

Assistant

Professor Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007 Medical Physics X-ray imaging system development algorithm design for tomographic reconstruction, imaging applications in radiation therapy, and advanced radiation therapy planning.

lei.zhu@me.gatech.edu


TING ZHU

Associate

Professor

Ph.D.,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004

Mechanics

of Materials

Mechanical behavior of solids and thin films, nanomechanics of defects in crystals, coupled mechano-chemical phenomena, fracture in ferroelectric materials, and multiscale modeling

ting.zhu@me.gatech.edu


This Addendum of new faculty was first issued in fall 2008. For detailed information about all Woodruff School academic faculty members not included here, see the Research Brochure located under “Research� on the Woodruff website.

All Woodruff School faculty are listed at www.me.gatech.edu (see Faculty/Staff).


www.me.gatech.edu www.nre.gatech.edu www.mp.gatech.edu

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