Faculty Directory

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Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

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A

Arezoo Ardekani
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Andres Arrieta
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3061H, HLAB 1004

B

Anil K. Bajaj
Alpha P. Jamison Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Shubhra Bansal
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Riley Barta
Assistant Professor (Beginning August, 2023)
Thomas Beechem
Associate Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
Edward Berger
Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3061J, ARMS 1327
Ilias Bilionis
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Laura Blumenschein
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
J. Stuart Bolton
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
HLAB 2002, ME 3061K
James E. Braun
Herrick Professor of Engineering, and Director of the Center for High Performance Buildings
HLAB 2034, ME 3003H
Richard Buckius
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Adrian Buganza Tepole
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

C

Mukerrem Cakmak
Reilly Professor of Materials and Mechanical Engineering
David Cappelleri
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
HLAB 1032, ME 2189
Luciano Castillo
Kenninger Professor of Renewable Energy and Power Systems in Mechanical Engineering
Jun Chen
Assistant Head for Facilities and Operations, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
George T. C. Chiu
Assistant Dean for Global Engineering Programs, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3061C, HLAB 1015, BRK 2276
Jong Hyun Choi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Alex Chortos
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ivan C. Christov
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Rebecca Ciez
Assistant Professor Of Mechanical Engineering

D

Sadegh Dabiri
Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
ME 2199, ABE 2041K
Patricia Davies
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
HLAB 2012, ME 3061J
Xinyan Deng
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Shirley J Dyke
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering

G

James Gibert
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3061H, HLAB 1002
Christopher S. Goldenstein
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Hector Gomez
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Marcial Gonzalez
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Jay P. Gore
Reilly University Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering (courtesy appointments in Aeronautics & Astronautics and Chemical Engineering)
CHAF 215, ME 3166
Eckhard A. Groll
William E. and Florence E. Perry Head of Mechanical Engineering, and Reilly Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 2007A, HLAB 2032
Yan Gu
Associate Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3003A

H

Bumsoo Han
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering (by Courtesy)
ME 2157, BRK 2276
E. Daniel Hirleman
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Executive Director for International Advancement

J

Neera Jain
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
James D. Jones
Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies, and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Martin Byung-Guk Jun
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

K

Nicole Key
Associate Head for Graduate Studies, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics (by Courtesy)
CHAF 120, ME 1003H
Kevin Kircher
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
HLAB 1022
Klod Kokini
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Marisol Koslowski
Assistant Head for Engagement and Partnerships, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 2196, DLRC 103E
Charles M. Krousgrill
150th Anniversary Professor of Mechanical Engineering

L

Chi Hwan Lee
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
MJIS 2086
Tian Li
Assistant Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
HERL 1034
Guang Lin
Professor of Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering
Yangfan Liu
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3061K, HLAB 1008
Robert P. Lucht
Ralph and Bettye Bailey Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories

M

Nina Mahmoudian
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ajay Malshe
R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Agricultural and Biological Engineering (by courtesy)
Amy Marconnet
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Monique McClain
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Peter H. Meckl
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME G084, HLAB 1015
Terrence R. Meyer
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics (by Courtesy)
Aaron Morris
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Issam Mudawar
Betty Ruth and Milton B. Hollander Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Partha P. Mukherjee
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

P

Liang Pan
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 2185 & BRK 1270
Jitesh H. Panchal
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Guillermo Paniagua
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics (by Courtesy)
Gordon R. Pennock
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Davin Piercey
Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

R

Arvind Raman
Executive Associate Dean, Robert V. Adams Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Materials Engineering (by Courtesy)
Karthik Ramani
Donald W. Feddersen Distinguished Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Educational Studies, College of Education (by courtesy)
Jeffrey Rhoads
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
HERL 2004, ME 3061N
Xiulin Ruan
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 2153, BRK 1270

S

Farshid Sadeghi
Cummins Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Cagri A. Savran
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, by courtesy in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering
BRK 2025, ME 1087
Carlo Scalo
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics (by Courtesy)
FLEX 2081A
Michael Sealy
Associate Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
Fabio Semperlotti
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME 3061P, HLAB 1016
Lizhi Shang
Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
Gregory M. Shaver
Director of Herrick Labs, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME G089, HLAB 2014
Yung C. Shin
Donald A. and Nancy G. Roach Distinguished Professor of Advanced Manufacturing
Thomas Siegmund
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Steven F. Son
Alfred J. McAllister Professor of Mechanical Engineering
CHAF 130, ME 3003D
Luz Sotelo
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ganesh Subbarayan
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

V

Andrea Vacca
Maha Fluid Power Faculty Chair, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, joint with Agricultural and Biological Engineering
ABE 208B, ME 2199
Pavlos Vlachos
St. Vincent Health Professor of Healthcare Engineering; Director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

W

David Warsinger
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Carl Wassgren
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy (by Courtesy)
Tiwei Wei
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Justin A. Weibel
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Steven T. Wereley
Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
Benxin Wu
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

X

Xianfan Xu
James J. and Carol L. Shuttleworth Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (by Courtesy)
ME 2155, BRK 2048

Y

Bin Yao
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Z

Song Zhang
Assistant Head for Experiential Learning, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Fu Zhao
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and EEE
Kejie Zhao
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Davide Ziviani
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Director of the Center for High Performance Buildings

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Research Professors

James Braun
Research Assistant Professor
Veeraraghava Raju Hasti
Research Assistant Professor
Mikhail Slipchenko
Research Associate Professor
Ryan Wagner
Research Assistant Professor

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Professors of Engineering Practice

Beth Hess
Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
Beth M. Holloway
Leah H. Jamieson Director of the Women in Engineering Program; Assistant Dean of Diversity & Engagement, College of Engineering; Professor of Engineering Practice
Greg Jensen
Professor of Engineering Practice and Director of Senior Design

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Lecturers

Euiwon Bae
Senior Research Scientist/Continuing Lecturer
Francisco Montalvo
Lecturer (starts January 2023)
Sameer Naik
Senior Research Scientist/Continuing Lecturer
Todd Nelson
Continuing Lecturer, Managing Director of Purdue Motorsports

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Visiting Professors

Galen Jackson
Visiting Assistant Professor
D. H. R. Sarma
Visiting Professor

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Courtesy Professors

Sally Bane
Associate Professor Of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Darcy M Bullock
Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Joint Transportation Research Program (courtesy appointments in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Weinong Chen
Reilly Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics & Materials Engineering; Associate Dean for Research and Innovation; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Carlos Corvalan
Associate Professor Of Food Science; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Jennifer Deboer
Assistant Professor of Engineering Education; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
John Evans
Assistant Professor Of Agricultural And Biological Engineering; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Ahmed Hassanein
Paul L. Wattelet Distinguished Professor of Nuclear Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Eric Holloway
Senior Director of Industry Research, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
W. Travis Horton
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Joseph Jewell
Assistant Professor Of Aeronautics And Astronautics (courtesy in Mechanical Engineering)
Karen Marais
Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Associate Head for Undergraduate Education; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
ARMS 3325
Nesrin Ozalp
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Department Chair of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Purdue Northwest
Timothee Pourpoint
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Li Qiao
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Mo Rastgaar
Associate Professor Of Engineering Technology (courtesy in Mechanical Engineering)
Vitaliy Rayz
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Shirley Rietdyk
Professor of Health and Kinesiology; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Tom Shih
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Carson Slabaugh
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Hong Tan
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
Athanasios (Thanos) Tzempelikos
Professor of Civil Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
CIVL G225, HLAB 2018
Chenn Zhou
Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Purdue University Northwest; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)

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Adjunct Professors

Ibrahim Gunduz
Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

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Emeritus Professors

David Anderson
Professor Emeritus
Qingyan Chen
Professor Emeritus
Raymond J. Cipra
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Stephen Citron
Professor Emeritus
Suresh Garimella
Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships Emeritus and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Victor Goldschmidt
Professor Emeritus
Keith Hawks
Professor Emeritus
Galen B. King
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Mel L'Ecuyer
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Paul E. Sojka
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
John Starkey
Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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