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Herrick Faculty*

Andres Arrieta
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Adaptive structures Mechanical metamaterials Robotic materials Programmable structures Multistable structures Structural nonlinearity Elastic instabilities Structural dynamics Nonlinear vibrations

ME 3061H, HLAB 1004
Anil K. Bajaj
Alpha P. Jamison Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Modeling of nonlinear systems Structural dynamics and localization Flow-induced vibrations Impacting systems Bifurcations and chaos

(765) 494-5688
ME 2007A
Antonio Bobet
Edgar B. And Hedwig M. Olson Professor I
(765) 494-5033
CIVL G239
J. Stuart Bolton
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Acoustics Active and passive noise control Sound field visualization Structural acoustics and wave propagation in structures Noise control material modeling Applied signal processing

(765) 494-2139
HLAB 2002, ME 3061K
Brandon E Boor
Assistant Professor Of Civil Engineering
James E. Braun
Herrick Professor of Engineering, and Director of the Center for High Performance Buildings

Modeling, analysis, and control of thermal systems

(765) 494-9157
HLAB 2034, ME 3003H
David Cappelleri
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Multi-scale robotic manipulation and assembly Mobile micro/nano robotics Micro/nano aerial vehicles Micro-Bio robotics Mechatronics MEMS/NEMS Automation for the life sciences

(765) 494-3719
HLAB 1032, ME 2189
Jun Chen
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Experimental fluid dynamics Development of flow diagnostic techniques Flow dynamics in stratified environment Turbulent flow measurements and modeling

(765) 494-7050
CHAF 129, ME 2145, HLAB 1004
Qingyan (Yan) Chen
James G. Dwyer Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Indoor and outdoor airflow modeling by computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and measurements Building ventilation systems Indoor air quality (IAQ) Energy analysis

(765) 496-7562
ME 3003G, HLAB 2008
George T. C. Chiu
Assistant Dean for Global Engineering Programs, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dynamic systems and control Mechatronics Digital and functional printing and fabrication Motion and vibration control and perception Embedded systems and real-time control

(765) 494-2688
ME 3061C, HLAB 1015, BRK 2276
Rebecca Ciez
Assistant Professor Of Mechanical Engineering

Identify interactions and design spaces at the intersection of energy technologies, economics, and decision-making process to minimize the cost of transitioning to new, decarbonized energy systems

Patricia Davies
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Sound quality Signal Processing Data analysis System modeling and identification Condition monitoring of machinery Perception-based engineering Seat-occupant modeling

(765) 494-9274
HLAB 2012, ME 3061J
Shirley J Dyke
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering

Structural Dynamics and Control Cyber-physical Systems Machine Vision Real-time Hybrid Simulation Damage Detection and Structural Condition Monitoring Cyberinfrastructure Development

James Gibert
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Vibrations and nonlinear dynamics Smart material systems Non-pneumatic tires Optimization of mechanical systems Additive manufacturing

(765) 494-5970
ME 3061H, HLAB 1002
Marcial Gonzalez
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Predictive, multi-scale modeling and simulation of microstructure evolution in confined granular systems, with an emphasis in manufacturing processes and the relationship between product fabrication and performance. Application areas of interest include: (i) particulate products and processes (e.g., flow, mixing, segregation, consolidation, and compaction of powders), (ii) continuous manufacturing (e.g., Quality by Design, model predictive control, and reduced order models), and (iii) performance of pharmaceutical solid products (e.g., tensile strength, stiffness, swelling and disintegration), biomaterials (e.g., transport and feeding of corn stover) and energetic materials (e.g., deformation and heat generation under quasi-static, near-resonant and impact conditions, and formation and growth of hot spots) materials.

(765) 494-0904
ME 3061M, HLAB 2065
Eckhard A. Groll
William E. and Florence E. Perry Head of Mechanical Engineering, and Reilly Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Thermal sciences as applied to HVAC&R systems and equipment

(765) 496-2201
ME 2007A, HLAB 2032
W. Travis Horton
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
(765) 494-6098
CIVL G219
Neera Jain
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dynamic modeling and optimal control; model predictive control; decentralized control Thermodynamics-based optimization; entropy generation minimization; exergy analysis Integrated energy management and storage in distributed energy systems, building systems

(765) 496-0436
ME 3003A, HLAB 1006
Panagiota Karava
Jack and Kay Hockema Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

• Smart buildings, intelligent building operation, system identification, model predictive control • Human-building interactions, personalized control, self-tuned environments • Smart and connected energy-aware residential communities • Energy efficient and mixed-mode buildings, innovative energy and comfort delivery systems • Solar technology integration in building operation

(765) 494-4573
CIVL G167A
Charles M. Krousgrill
150th Anniversary Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dynamics Nonlinear vibration of continuous systems Stability analysis

(765) 494-5738
ME 3061G
Kai Ming Li
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Computational acoustics Physical acoustics Control of environmental noise Outdoor sound propagation Prediction and abatement of transportation noise Speech intelligibility in built environments

(765) 494-1099
HLAB 2006, ME 3061P
Tian Li
Assistant Professor Of Mechanical Engineering

Naturally nanostructured materials Energy, water, and wearable technology Manufacturing

Yangfan Liu
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Acoustic Source Modeling and sound field reconstruction Active noise control Room acoustics simulation and auralization Noise control treatments Human perception of noise

(765) 496-6714
ME 3061K, HLAB 1008
Amin Maghareh
Research Assistant Professor
Monique McClain
Research Scientist

Dissimilar material 3D printing Additive manufacturing of energetic materials Additive manufacturing of materials for high temperature applications Quality control in additive manufacturing

Peter H. Meckl
Assistant Head for Facilities and Operations, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Motion and vibration control Adaptive control Intelligent control using fuzzy logic and neural networks Engine and emissions diagnostics Robotics

(765) 494-5686
ME G084, HLAB 1015
Ming Qu
Associate Professor Of Civil Engineering
(765) 494-9125
CIVL G243
Julio A Ramirez
Kettelhut Professor Of Civil Engineeri
(765) 494-2716
CIVL 4125 / BOWN 1036
Jeffrey Rhoads
Director of Herrick Labs, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Nonlinear Dynamics and Vibration Resonant Micro/Nanosystems Microscale Sensors and Actuators

(765) 494-5630
HERL 2004, ME 3061N
Fabio Semperlotti
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Structural Health Monitoring Wave propagation Structural dynamics and vibration control Adaptive structures Periodic structures and acoustic metamaterials Energy harvesting Thermoacoustics

(765) 494-5974
ME 3061P, HLAB 1016
Gregory M. Shaver
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Model-based system and control design of commercial vehicle power trains Connected and automated commercial vehicles Internal combustion engine & after-treatment system design and controls Flexible valve actuation in diesel and natural gas engines

(765) 494-9342
ME G089, HLAB 2014
Athanasios (Thanos) Tzempelikos
Professor of Civil Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)

Design and optimization of high performance buildings, daylighting, building envelopes and dynamic facade systems, indoor environmental quality, building simulation.

(765) 496-7586
CIVL G225, HLAB 2018
Bin Yao
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Adaptive and robust control Nonlinear control Precision control of mechanical systems Vehicle control Robotics

(765) 494-7746
ME 3061L
Davide Ziviani
Research Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Center for High Performance Buildings (CHPB)

Advanced heat pumping/heat engine technologies and their equipment Positive displacement compressors and expanders High performance buildings Thermal Management Systems

Herrick Researchers

Francesco Danzi
Post Doc Research Associate
Zamzam Golmohammadi
Post Doc Research Associate
Alana Lund
Purdue Doctoral Assistantship
Chunjian Pan
Post Doc Research Associate
Minglu Qu
Visiting Scholar
(765) 494-6900
Sai Sidhardh
Post Doc Research Associate
Yiming Wang
Post Doc Research Associate
Hongfei Zhu
Post Doc Research Associate

Herrick Staff

Ashley Ancil
Senior Safety Officer
(765) 496-2418
HLAB
Brian Barrett
Marketing and Communications Specialist
(765) 494-6078
HLAB 2022
Charles Baxter
Technical Services Supervisor
Hemanth Devarapalli
CHPB Senior Research Support Analyst
Bryce Geesey
Lead Research Engineer
(970) 222-7246
HLAB 2065
Maralee Hayworth
Managing Director, Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
(765) 496-5271
HLAB 225
Robert R Hughes
Senior Engineering Technician
(765) 494-2142
Orkan Kurtulus
Senior Research Associate
HLAB 2023
Kwok (Frank) Lee
Senior Engineering Technician
(765) 494-2142
HERL 55
Timothy Manship
Lead Research Engineer
Sara Mellady
Lead Administrative Assistant
Ryan Thayer
Research Engineer
Sarah Williams
Administrative Assistant
(765) 494-2132
Daniel Zehner
Schedule And Operations Coordinator

Herrick Students

Clark Addis
Graduate Research Assistant
Shubham Agnihotri
Graduate Research Assistant
Ze An
Graduate Research Assistant
Stephanie Andress
Graduate Research Assistant; David M. Knox Fellowship
Michael Anthony
Graduate Research Assistant
Sai Aranke
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Megan Armstrong
Graduate Research Assistant
Shubham Ashta
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Abd Alrhman Bani Issa
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Arindam Bhanja Chowdhury
Graduate Research Assistant
Trevor Bird
Graduate Research Assistant
Caroline Blanchard
Graduate Research Assistant
Karthik Boddapati Venkata
Graduate Research Assistant
Jacob Boris
Graduate Research Assistant
David Boston
Graduate Research Assistant
Brennen Bowen
Pmri Fellowship; Graduate Research Assistant
Patrick Bowers
Graduate Research Assistant
John Brehm
Graduate Research Assistant
Leon Brendel
Graduate Research Assistant
Nikhil Carneiro
Graduate Research Assistant
Daniel Carr
Graduate Research Assistant
Wan Kyn Chan
Graduate Research Assistant
Wesley Chapman
Graduate Research Assistant
Chin-Ning Chen
Graduate Research Assistant
Zeshen Chen
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Won Hong Choi
Graduate Research Assistant
Nadia Coleman
Graduate Research Assistant; Know Fellowship
Johnny Condori Uribe
Graduate Research Assistant
Naomi Deneke
Gw Carver Fellowship
Zhipeng Deng
Graduate Research Assistant
Akash Desai
Graduate Research Assistant
Vrushali Deshmukh
Graduate Research Assistant
Shveta Dhamankar
Ross Assistantship; Graduate Research Assistant
Parveen Dhillon
Graduate Research Assistant
Wei Ding
Graduate Research Assistant
Xin Ding
Graduate Research Assistant
Miles Droege
Graduate Research Assistant
Chengbo Du
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Chisom Emegoakor
Graduate Research Assistant
Jianxiong Feng
Graduate Research Assistant
Andrew Fix
Graduate Research Assistant
Carsten Flores-Hansen
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bryce Geesey
Lead Research Engineer, Herrick Labs
(970) 222-7246
HLAB 2065
Marcin Glebocki
Helen And John Lozar Assistantship; Graduate Research Assistant
Jared Gohl
Gradute Research Assistant
Andrew Hagen
Graduate Research Assistant
Sang Woo Ham
Graduate Research Assistant
Haitian Hao
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Kairui Hao
Graduate Research Assistant
Dazhuang He
Graduate Research Assistant
John Hodul
Graduate Research Assistant
Andreas Hoess
Graduate Research Assistant
Weigang Hou
Graduate Research Assistant
Chunxu Huang
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Yu-Wei Hung
Graduate Research Assistant
Myungwon Hwang
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Suyash Ganpat Jadhav
Graduate Research Assistant
Chufan Jiang
Graduate Research Assistant
Jinglin Jiang
Graduate Research Assistant
Benjamin Johnson
Post Doc Research Associate
Mehdi Jokar
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Jared Kastner
Graduate Research Assistant
Dohyeon Kim
Graduate Research Assistant
Huijeong Kim
Graduate Research Assistant; Ross Assistantship
Jun Ho Kim
Research Assistant
Junyoung Kim
Graduate Research Assistant; Ross Assistantship
Michael Kim
Graduate Research Assistant
Robert Kitching
Graduate Research Assistant
Matthew Konishi
Graduate Research Assistant
Patrick Krane
Graduate Research Assistant
Ting-Chun Kuo
Graduate Research Assistant
Vanessa Kwarteng
Graduate Research Assistance
Kyeongsuk Lee
Graduate Research Assistant
Ali Lenjani
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Juncheng Li
Graduate Research Assistant
Xuan Li
Graduate Research Assistant
Changkuan (Steven) Liang
Graduate Research Assistant
Jiawei Liu
Graduate Research Assistant
Ting-Wei Liu
Graduate Research Assistant
Xiaoli Liu
Graduate Research Assistant
Xiaoyu Liu
Graduate Research Assistant
Ziping Liu
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Sichen Lu
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Zechao Lu
Graduate Research Assistant; Ross Assistantship
Domenique Lumpkin
Graduate Research Assistant
Jiacheng Ma
Graduate Research Assistant
Jie Ma
Graduate Research Assistant
Dongjun Mah
Graduate Research Assistant
Andrew Manion
Graduate Research Assistant
Fatih Meral
Graduate Research Assistant
Joseph Meseke
Graduate Research Assistant
Zhuang Mo
Graduate Research Assistant
Herta Montoya Rodriguez
Graduate Research Assistant
Harith Morgan
Graduate Research Assistant
Jacob Morris
Graduate Research Assistant
Siddharth Nair
Graduate Research Assistant
Nathan Nihiser
Graduate Research Assistant
Jonathan Ore
Graduate Research Assistant
Juan Osorio Pinzon
Graduate Research Assistant
Jaewon Park
Graduate Research Assistant
Devarshi Patel
Graduate Research Assistant
Akash Patil
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Sansit Patnaik
Graduate Research Assistant
Rohan Patni
Research Assistant
Satya Patra
Ross Assistantship
Trevor Petri
Graduate Research Assistant
Joseph Pinakidis
Graduate Research Assistant
Conor Pyles
Graduate Research Assistant; Nsf Graduate Research Fellow-Grouped
Weijin Qiu
Graduate Research Assistant
(765) 337-5923
Sree Harsha Rayasam
Graduate Research Assistant
Junyan Ren
Graduate Research Assistant
Vanessa Restrepo Perez
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Katherine Riley
Nsf Graduate Research Fellowship
Jose Rivas
Graduate Research Assistant
(787) 320-4425
Salvador Rojas
George Washington Carver Assistantship; Graduate Research Assistant
Jianqi (Jack) Ruan
Graduate Research Assistant
Nicholas Salts
Graduate Research Assistant
Sydney Scheirey
Graduate Research Assistant; Ross Assistantship
Anne Serban
Graduate Research Assistant
Vatsal Shah
Graduate Research Assistant
Muhammad Shahin
Graduate Research Assistant
Adil Manzoor Shaikh
Graduate Research Assistant
Michael Shanks
Graduate Research Assistant
Tyler Shelly
Graduate Research Assistant
Zachary Siefker
Graduate Research Assistant
Daniel Soto - Martinez
Graduate Research Assistant
Tyler Swedes
Graduate Research Assistant
Hongcheng Tao
Graduate Research Assistant
Aman Thakkar
Graduate Research Assistant
Doni Thomas
Graduate Research Assistant
Jiselle Thornby
Graduate Research Assistant
Danielle Wagner
Graduate Research Assistant
Pratik Walimbe
Graduate Research Assistant
Jie Wang
Graduate Research Assistant
Yiming Wang
Graduate Research Assistant
Zixin Wang
Graduate Research Assistant
Katherine Williams
Graduate Research Assistant
Feng Wu
Graduate Research Assistant
(765) 409-1366
Tianren Wu
Graduate Research Assistant
Yunpeng Xu
Graduate Research Assistant
Sourabh Yadav
Graduate Research Assistant
Madeleine Yuh
Andrews Assistantship; Graduate Research Assistant
Hejia Zhang
Graduate Research Assistant
Qianlong Zhang
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Xin Zhang
Ross Fellowship
Yun Zhang
Graduate Research Assistant
Zecheng Zhang
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Qianyu Zhao
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Yifei Zhou
Graduate Research Assistant
Wenkai Zhu
Graduate Research Assistant
Yongjie Zhuang
Graduate Research Assistant

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