Faculty and Staff


Mansour Karkoub, Ph.D., HDR, PE, F-ASME, F-IET
Department Chair and Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Michael E. and Patricia P. Aldredge  Endowed Chair

Research: Robust Control,  Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles

chu-resized.jpgHsing-Wei Chu, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Research: Operations Research, Statistical Decision Analysis, Network Flow

Zhou-resize.jpgJenny Zhou, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Associate Dean,  College of Engineering  

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

Fan-resized.jpgXuejun Fan, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Mary Ann and Lawrence E. Faust Endowed Professor 
Regents’ Professor of Texas State University System (TSUS)

Research: Multi-Physics/Scale Modeling, Characterization and Reliability in Electronics Packaging

xianchang liXianchang Li, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Research: Gas Turbine Blade Cooling, Combustion and Emissions, Combustion Efficiency and Emissions Flares

chun wei yaoChun-Wei Yao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Research: Hydrophobic Coating, Microdroplets, Anti-Corrosion Coating, Surface Engineering
ping hePing He, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Research: Computational research on supercritical fluids, wetting phenomena, multiphase, multiphysics fluid flows 

sushil durangaSushil Doranga, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Research: Force Reconstruction in a Dynamic System, Nonlinear Structural Dynamics, Inverse Problem Modeling

professor ajit patkiAjit Patki, D.E.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

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


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Kara Dewberry, Administrative Specialist
Mechanical Engineering Department
Phone: (409) 880-8769
Email: kdewberry2@lamar.edu