We have an excellent group of people with a variety of
interests. Click on us and find out more about our research interests. Also, check
out our laboratories to find information about our students
and their projects.
Primary Faculty and Research Interests
K. Sitaraman, Chair; Professor, Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1989:
Thermo-mechanical modeling of electronic packages, manufacturing process, assembly, and
reliability modeling and analysis, low-cost and miniaturized electronic packaging
technology, dissimilar material systems, FEM, CAE, and multidisciplinary/concurrent
- J. K. Allen, Senior Research
Scientist, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1973: Product family design,
design of sustainable systems, modeling of design objectives, distributed product
- Bert Bras, Associate Professor,
Ph.D., University of Houston, 1992: Environmentally conscious design and manufacturing,
design for de- and remanufacture, life-cycle assessment and costing, sustainable
- Farrokh Mistree,
Professor, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1974: Decision-based design,
design of sustainable products and systems for the global marketplace, distributed design
Chris Paredis, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
University, 1996: Computer-aided engineering and design, automation and
mechatronics, simulation-based design, information
technology for design, mechatronics, and evolutionary algorithms.
- Russell S. Peak,
Senior Research Engineer in the
Mfg. Research Center, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993.
Product/system lifecycle management (PLM/SLM), standards-based
frameworks, simulation interoperability, design-analysis integration,
engineering information technology, artificial intelligence methods, and
diverse applications including systems engineering, mechatronics,
structures, homeland security, biotech, and nanotech.
- David W. Rosen,
Professor, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1992: Rapid
prototyping and manufacturing, computer-aided design for X, virtual
environments for systems realization.
Faculty with Secondary Interest in CAE and Design
F. Baldwin, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994:
Manufacturing systems design, advanced materials processing, polymer processing, and
A. Cunefare, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1990:
Acoustics, vibrations, active noise control, and optimal acoustic design.
Ebert-Uphoff, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1997: Robotics,
parallel platform manipulators, static balancing, kinematics and dynamics of complex
Y. Liang, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1987:
Mechanics of machining, sensors and controls for manufacturing.
Lipkin, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Florida, 1985. Design and analysis
of mechanical systems, robotics, spatial mechanisms, and multi-body dynamics.
L. McDowell, Regents' Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1983: Constitutive
laws for cyclic and large strain inelastic behavior of various engineering materials,
damage and fracture mechanics, and temperature and strain rate effects.
P. Vito, Professor, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971: Biomechanics, tissue mechanics,
Wenjing Ye, Assistant
Professor, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1998. Numerical
Analysis, Modeling and Design of Microelectromechanical/Nanoelectromechanical