Faculty and Staff

hsing wei chuHsing-Wei Chu, Ph.D., P.E.
Department Chair
Piper and University Professor

Research: Operations Research, Statistical Decision Analysis, Network Flow
kendrick aungKendrick Aung, Ph.D.

Research: Renewable Energy an Energy Systems, Hydrogen Flames and Combustion, Alternative Fuels

xuejun fanXuejun Fan, Ph.D.

Research: Multi-Physics/Scale Modeling and Characterization, Electronic Packaging Design

jenny zhouJenny Zhou, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of College of Engineering, Professor

Research: Plant Biomechanics, Multi-Scale/Multi-Physics Modeling, Engineering Education Research

xianchang liXianchang Li, Ph.D.

Research: Gas Turbine Blade Cooling, Combustion and Emissions, Combustion Efficiency and Emissions Flares
chun wei yaoChun-Wei Yao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Research: Hydrophobic Coating, Anti-Corrosion and Anti-Fouling Coating, Vibrations, Two-Phase Cooling Technology
ping hePing He, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Research: Coupled Thermodynamic and Transport Process, Gene Delivery via 3-D Bioprinting, Drug Delivery In Situ
professor ajit patkiAjit Patki, D.E.
Visiting Assistant Professor

Research: Numerical Simulation of Black Carbon Emissions from Non-Premixed Flames; CFD Study of Important Flare Operating Parameters


melinda venable

Melinda Kay Venable
Administrative Associate Sr.
Office: Room 2000 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8769

melinda venable

David Marshall Day
Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Technician 
Office: Room 1402 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-1859