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

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

Datta, Dibakar

Assistant Professor

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

Marras, Simone

Assistant Professor

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Marras, Simone
Assistant Professor, mechanincal eng.
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MEC 315
Jonathan Smitherson

Nadimpalli, Siva P.V.

Associate Professor

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

Lu, Lu

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Lu, Lu
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326 mechanical
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Lee, Eon Soo

Assistant Professor

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

Ji, Zhiming

Professor; ME Graduate Advisor

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

Fischer, Ian S.

Professor

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

Rao, I. Joga

Professor & Chair

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

Rosato, Anthony D.

Professor

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

Singh, Pushpendra

Professor

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Singh, Pushpendra
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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313 Mech
Jonathan Smitherson

Sodhi, Rajpal Singh

Professor

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

Zhu, Chao

Professor

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Zhu, Chao
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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304 Mechanical Engineering Center

Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Ji, Zhiming

Professor; ME Graduate Advisor

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