Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Affiliated Faculty

Mohammad Al Faruque, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: Cyberphysical systems, internet of things, embedded systems, cyberphysical systems security.
Email: alfaruqu@uci.edu
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Aparna Chandramowlishwaran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: High-performance computing, domain-specific compilers, algorithm-architecture co-design, data analysis, and scientific computing.
Email: amowli@uci.edu
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Quoc-Viet Dang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Teaching of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: E-learning, data analysis, autonomous vehicle racing, cyberphysical systems.
Email: qpdang@uci.edu
 

Magnus Egerstedt, Ph.D.

Stacey Nicholas Dean of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: Control theory and robotics, control and coordination of complex networks, multirobot systems, mobile sensor networks and cyber-physical systems.
Email: magnus@uci.edu
 

Rahim Esfandyar-Pour, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: Nanotechnology & nanoscience, microelectromechanical systems & nanoelectromechanical systems, flexible electronics & wearables, sensors & microfluidics, microelectronics circuits & systems, internet of things biodevices, personalized medicine, point-of-care diagnostics.
Email: rahimes@uci.edu
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Joyce Keyak, Ph.D.

Professor in Residence of Radiological Sciences; Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: Bone mechanics, finite element modeling, quantitative computed tomography, prosthetic implants, osteoporosis, metastatic tumors in bone, radiation therapy.
Email: jhkeyak@uci.edu
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Arash Kheradvar, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Medicine
Research Interests: Cardiovascular engineering with emphasis on cardiac mechanics, cardiac imaging and cardiovascular devices.
Email: arashkh@uci.edu
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Abraham Lee, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: Integrated micro- and nano-fluidic chip processors for the manipulation and self-assembly of biomolecules and other synthesized nanoparticles.
Email: aplee@uci.edu
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Lorenzo Valdevit, Ph.D.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Interests: Multifunctional sandwich structures, thermal protection systems, morphing structures, active materials, MEMS, electronic packaging, cell mechanics.
Email: valdevit@uci.edu
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Vasan Venugopalan, ScD

Department Chair and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Surgery
Research Interests: Laser-induced thermal, mechanical and radiative transport processes for application in medical diagnostics, therapeutics, biotechnology, and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS).
Email: vvenugop@uci.edu


Iryna Zenyuk, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Associate Director of National Fuel Cell Research Center
Research Interests: Renewable energy, fuel cells, electrolyzers, batteries, X-ray imaging techniques, multi-scale modeling, transport phenomena.
Email: iryna.zenyuk@uci.edu