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Vedat Arpaci: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Heat transfer; optics; acoustics; radiation; combustion; microscales of complex turbulent flows; irreversible thermodynamics; internal combustion engines; turbulence; energy; unsteady turbulence; microgravity.

Michael Chen: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Heat transfer and fluid mechanics, including fundamentals and manufacturing applications; buoyant and thermocapillary convection; multiphase flows; asymptotic, computational, and experimental methods; alloy solidification theory; laser processing; welding; spray forming; spray coating.

John Clark: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Heat transfer, thermodynamics, solar energy, solar thermal processes, solar systems design, economics, multi-phase systems, thermal recovery heat exchangers.

Cole: Associate Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering

Maria Comninou: Professor Emerita, Mechanical Engineering
Law and engineering; engineering ethics; product liability; patents; intellectual property protection related to technology.

Joseph Datsko: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing processes, mechanical properties of materials, modeling of the manufacturing processes, effect of processing on the strength of fabricated parts.

Walter Debler: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Fluid mechanics: convection and buoyancy induced flows, stability, mixing processes, oil slick mechanics, jets and drop formation, experimental methods.

David Felbeck: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical behavior of materials, failure analysis, high-performance composite materials.

Steven Goldstein: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering ; Professor Emeritus, Biomedical Engineering ; Professor Emeritus, Orthopaedic Surgery
Biomechanics of hard and soft tissues; design and development of orthopedic implants; musculoskeletal tissue engineering; mechanical and biologic influences on bone adaptation, formation and repair; use of local gene therapy in tissue repair and regeneration; structure function relationships in bone extracellular matrix and the consequences of acquired or inherited fragility disorders.

William Graebel: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Fluid mechanics, including computational fluid dynamics, heat pumps, thermoelectrics, computer modeling.

Robert Hess: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Dynamics and control systems, biomechanics of humans.

Bruce Karnopp: Associate Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Dynamics and applied mathematics including vibrations of discrete and continuous media; overdamped systems; optimal cam-follower design.

Edward Lady: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Thermal sciences, power systems, cryogenics, boiling heat transfer, superconducting power transmission.

Ken Ludema: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Frictional and wear of all materials, dry and lubricated; wear modeling; scuffing of lubricated machinery; dynamics of film growth on sliding surfaces.

Herman Merte: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Heat transfer including dynamics of phase change, boiling, and condensation; study of boiling heat transfer (pool and flow) in microgravity; heat transfer in wire bundles.

Donald Patterson: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Internal combustion engines, emissions.

Raymond Pearson: Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Medicine ; Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Automatic control of mechanical systems, mechanical design, biomechanics, design of prosthetic and orthotic devices.

Albert Schultz: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Biomechanics including mobility impairments in the elderly, falls and postural stability; experimental and computer simulation studies of falling, tripping, gait, stair climbing, and responses to postural disturbances.

Richard Scott: Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Dynamics including dynamics of rigid and flexible mechanisms; nonlinear vibrations.

Nicolas Triantafyllidis: Professor, Mechanical Engineering ; Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Continuum mechanics. Micromechanics. Structural mechanics. Structural stability. Manufacturing process modeling, Numerical methods (f.e.m.), Geomechanics. Magneto-Electro-Mechanical coupling problems in solids

Wei-Hsuin Yang: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Solid mechanics, applied mathematics, and numerical analysis including plasticity; structural optimization; manufacturing process optimization; structural crash worthiness; optional design of wheels; welding.

John Young: Associate Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Heat power, thermodynamics, experiential learning.