Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

The program is for superior students with master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related fields, who wish to conduct a comprehensive research project resulting in an original contribution to the field of Mechanical Engineering.

Summary

  • Critical thinking and the ability to identify the critical technical challenges in engineering.
  • Application of the scientific principles and technology to address the critical technical challenges by conducting a comprehensive research project resulting in an original contribution.
  • Opportunity to pursue research projects at the highest levels in academia or private and public industries after graduation.

A comprehensive research project resulting in an original contribution to the field documented by a dissertation.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Narh, Kwabena A.

Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor

Narh, Kwabena A.
Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
202 MEC
Jonathan Smitherson

Datta, Dibakar

Assistant Professor

Datta, Dibakar
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
MEC 307
Jonathan Smitherson

Marras, Simone

Assistant Professor

Marras, Simone
Assistant Professor, mechanincal eng.
Official
5703 GITC
Jonathan Smitherson

Nadimpalli, Siva P.V.

Assistant Professor

Nadimpalli, Siva P.V.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
MEC 325A
Jonathan Smitherson

Lu, Lu

Lu, Lu
Official
326 mechanical
Jonathan Smitherson

Lee, Eon Soo

Assistant Professor

Lee, Eon Soo
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Official
Mechanical Engineering Center 327
Jonathan Smitherson

Ji, Zhiming

Professor; ME Graduate Advisor

Ji, Zhiming
Professor; ME Graduate Advisor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Official
MEC 318
Jonathan Smitherson

Fischer, Ian S.

Professor

Fischer, Ian S.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
312 MEC
Jonathan Smitherson

Rao, I. Joga

Professor & Chair

Rao, I. Joga
Professor & Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Official
203
Jonathan Smitherson

Rosato, Anthony D.

Professor

Rosato, Anthony D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
MEC 320
Jonathan Smitherson

Singh, Pushpendra

Professor

Singh, Pushpendra
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
313 Mech
Jonathan Smitherson

Sodhi, Rajpal Singh

Professor

Sodhi, Rajpal Singh
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Official
311 MEC
Jonathan Smitherson

Zhu, Chao

Professor

Zhu, Chao
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Official
304 Mechanical Engineering Center

Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Ji, Zhiming

Professor; ME Graduate Advisor

Ji, Zhiming
Professor; ME Graduate Advisor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Official
MEC 318