University of California, Riverside

Department of Mechanical Engineering



Faculty


 

Reza AbbaschianReza Abbaschian
Dean, Bourns College of Engineering, William R. Johnson, Jr. Family Professor, and Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering

WCH Suite 446
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-6374
E-mail: rabba@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Materials processing, solidification including low-gravity experiments, crystal growth, functionally graded composites, and diamond processing.

 

Guillermo AguilarGuillermo Aguilar
Professor and Department Chair

Bourns Hall A345
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-7717
E-mail: gaguilar@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Cryogen Spray Cooling, Medical Lasers and Transport Phenomena for Biomedical Applications

 

Elisa FrancoElisa Franco
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A311
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2442
E-mail: efranco@engr.ucr.edu
Research: Biological feedback processes. Analysis, design and synthesis of robust biochemical networks. In vitro molecular circuits and control systems.

 

Javier GarayJavier Garay
Associate Professor

Bourns Hall A303
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2449
E-mail: jegaray@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Advanced material synthesis and processing. Nanocrystalline materials and nanocomposites. Fundamental investigations of solid-state processes. Mass transport, nucleation, electric current effects and defects in materials

 

Heejung JungHeejung Jung
Associate Professor

Bourns Hall A357
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2262
E-mail: heejung@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Engines & Emissions, Air Pollution, Nanoparticle Science

 

Sandeep KumarSandeep Kumar
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A305
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-5832
E-mail: skumar@engr.ucr.edu
Research: His current research interests include thermo-electro-mechanical coupling in thin films at nanoscale, performance issues with Li-ion battery electrodes and high temperature material characterization.

 

Lorenzo MangoliniLorenzo Mangolini
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A307
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-5872
E-mail: lmangolini@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Development of devices based on nanostructured materials for the solution of energy-related issues. Characterization of nano-materials. Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) synthesis of nanostructures and semiconductor quantum dots. Advanced process characterization and modeling of gas-phase reactive systems.

 

Lorenzo MangoliniSuveen Mathaudhu
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A325
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-4144
E-mail: smathaudhu@engr.ucr.edu 
Research Website
Specific areas of interest include 1) ultrafine-grained and nano structured materials, 2) processing and consolidation of non-equilibrium and metastable particulate materials, 3) microstructural optimization of lightweight/high-specific strength metals and refractory metals, 4) tailored nanocrystalline microstructures with high thermal and mechanical stability, 5) fundamental physics of deformation  in nanostructured metallic alloys, 6) high-rate mechanical response of fine-grained materials, and 7) computational materials simulation and design..

 

Cengiz OzkanCengiz Ozkan
Professor

Bourns Hall A305
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-5016
E-mail: cozkan@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Nanomaterials synthesis and processing; graphene, III-V and II-VI materials; energy storage and photovoltaic devices; nanoelectronics; nanopatterning for beyond CMOS.

 

Fabio PasqualettiFabio Pasqualetti
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A309
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-xxxx
E-mail: fabiopas@engr.ucr.edu
Personal Website
Research: multi-agent, large-scale, and networked systems, such as power grids, water distribution networks, and cooperative robotic systems.

 

Marko PrincevacMarko Princevac
Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor

Bourns Hall A359
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2445
E-mail: marko@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Fundamental and Applied Fluid Mechanics Research, the Application of Fundamental Turbulence Concepts to Studies in Environmental Flows

 

Masaru P. RaoMasaru P. Rao
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A313
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-5870
E-mail: mprao@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Development and application of novel micro/nanofabrication methods and materials for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), microfluidics, and biomedical microdevices

 

Tom StahovichTom Stahovich
Professor 

Bourns Hall A349
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-7719
E-mail: stahov@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Design, Artificial Intelligence, pen-based computing, sketch-understanding, and human-computer interaction

 

Hideaki TsutsuiHideaki Tsutsui
Assistant Professor

Bourns Hall A315
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2444
E-mail: htsutsui@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Biomedical microdevices. Stem cell engineering. Three-dimensional micro/nano fabrication. Bio-inspired self-assembly.

 

Kambiz VafaiKambiz Vafai
Professor

Bourns Hall A363
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2135
E-mail: vafai@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Transport Through Porous Media, Multiphase Transport, Natural Convection in Complex Configurations, Analysis of Porous Insulations, Heat Flux Applications, Free Surface Flows, Unconventional Heat Pipes, and Power Electronics, Transport Through Biological Membranes, Mine Detection

 

Akula VenkatramAkula Venkatram
Professor and Undergraduate Advisor

Bourns Hall A343
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2195
E-mail: venky@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Comprehensive Modeling of Systems Governing Air Quality, Theoretical Aspects of Small-Scale Dispersion, Application of Micrometeorology to Dispersion Problems, Development of Simplified Models for Complex Systems

 

Guanshui XuGuanshui Xu
Professor

Bourns Hall A361
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2497
E-mail: gxu@engr.ucr.edu
Research Website
Research: Mechanics, Material, and Geophysics with an emphasis on Analytical and Computational Modeling, and their Scientific and Engineering Applications

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5190
Fax: (951) 827-3188
E-mail: collegeinfo@engr.ucr.edu

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