Research Faculty

, PhD

Industrial & Systems Engineering — University at Buffalo - SUNY

expertise: operations research, production systems, facility logistics, disaster management

Fahim Ahmed

Industrial Systems Engineering —

Leela Arava

Mechanical Engineering — Wayne State University

Allen Batteau

— Wayne State University

Maura Borrego, PhD

Engineering Education — Virginia Tech

Eric Bowman

— Brigham Young University

Matt Campbell, PhD

School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: design automation, computational synthesis, optimization, applied AI, design methods

Paul Componation, PhD

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: systems engineering, engineering management

Karthik Dantu, PhD

Computer Science and Engineering — University at Buffalo - SUNY

expertise: Computer vision, augmented reality, embedded systems

Guru Dinda, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Wayne State University

Michael Dorneich, PhD

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: human factors, human-computer interaction, cognitive engineering

Bryony DuPont, PhD

Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: Design Optimization, Design Automation, Sustainable Design

Joseph Ekstrom, PhD

Information Technology — Brigham Young University

Darin Ellis, PhD

Industrial Engineering — Wayne State University

expertise: Human factors engineering, ergonomic design, usability testing

Chinweike Eseonu, PhD

Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: Organizational/Systems Resilience, Lean Process Optimization - Healthcare, Manufacturing, New Product Development; Lean Conceptualization; Diffusion of Innovations; Policy Diffusion

Pete Evans

Architecture — Iowa State University

expertise: architecture, design, digital media, prototyping

Matt Frank, PhD

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: Manufacturing Processes, Rapid Manufacturing, CAD/CAM

Babu Ganguli, PhD

Mechanical Enegineering — Wayne State University

expertise: Nanomaterials

Brandi Geisinger

School of Education — Iowa State University

Stephen Gilbert, PhD

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: user experience research, interface design, human computer interaction

Steve Gorrell, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Brigham Young University

expertise: computational science and engineering

Denis Gracanin, PhD

Computer Science — Virginia Tech

Siobhan Gregory

Industrial Design & Design Anthropology — Wayne State University

expertise: Human-centered design, participatory design, design thinking, anthropological theory

Ian Grosse, PhD

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering — University of Massachusetts Amherst

expertise: design, semantic information modeling, finite element analysis, biomechanics

Karl Haapala

School of Mech/Ind/Mfg Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: life cycle engineering, sustainability assessment, manufacturing process performance modeling

Ross Hatton

— Oregon State University

Caroline Hayes, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: Design and manufactuiring, virtual collaboration, human factors evaluation, artificial intelligence.

Jan Heige Bøhn, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Virginia Tech

expertise: collaborative engineering design, product data/lifecycle management, rapid prototyping

Jim Heise, MS

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: product development, design for six sigma, human factors in engineering

Ammon Hepworth, MS

vCAx Lab — Brigham Young University

expertise: Collaborative engineering, mechanical design automation, CAD/CAE customization, multidisciplinary design optimization

Geoff Hollinger

— Oregon State University

Chao Hu, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: Engineering Design under Uncertainty; Design of Energy Storage Systems; Reliability Analysis and Risk Management; Prognostics and Health Management (PHM)

Guiping Hu, PhD

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: supply chain management, optimization, applied operations research

Kevin Hulme, PhD

Center for Engineering Design and Applied Simulation (CEDAS) — University at Buffalo - SUNY

expertise: Driving and Motion Simulation, Real-time computer graphics, Simulation Fidelity, Multi-participant simulation, Multidisciplinary optimization

Greg Jensen, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Brigham Young University

expertise: customize cax tools, design methods, manufacturer processes

Jordan Johnson, BA

Mechanical Engineering — Brigham Young University

Sunghyun Kang, PhD

Graphic Design — Iowa State University

Rakesh Kapania, PhD

Aerospace & Ocean Engineering — Virginia Tech

Brian Kritzman

Industrial Design — Wayne State University

expertise: Design research, organic thinking in design, constructed space design

Jae-Hwang Lee, PhD

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering — University of Massachusetts Amherst

expertise: High-rate mechanical characterization, Metamaterials

Greg Luecke, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: dynamics, simulation, robotics, controls

Erin MacDonald, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: conceptual design, system engineering, sustainable design, decision modeling

Cameron MacKenzie

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: Decision and risk analysis, resilience

Peter Madsen, PhD

Organizational Leadership & Strategy — Brigham Young University

expertise: group behavior

Zaki Malik

Computer Science — Wayne State University

expertise: Service computing, reliable distributed systems, Web databases, and semantic integration systems

Tony McCaffrey, PhD

Cognitive Psychology — University of Massachusetts Amherst

expertise: innovation, design by analogy

Jay McCarthy, PhD

Computer Science — Brigham Young University

expertise: formal verification, development environments

Lisa McNair, PhD

Engineering Education — Virginia Tech

Michael Miles, PhD

Manufacturing Engineering Technology — Brigham Young University

expertise: experimental and numerical analysis of manufacturing processes

Ana Muriel, PhD

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering — University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ana Muriel

— University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kyle Niemeyer, PhD

School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: Computational fluid dynamics, combustion modeling

Andrew Olewnik, PhD

NYS Center for Engineering Design & Industrial Innovations — University at Buffalo - SUNY

expertise: decision-based design, design theory and methodology

Abhilash Pandya

Electrical & Computer Engineering — Wayne State University

expertise: Physically-based virtual robot, augmented reality, human-centered design, robotic-assisted telesurgery

Marie Paretti, PhD

Engineering Education — Virginia Tech

John Parmigiani, PhD

School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: Mechanical device design and finite element analysis

Andrew Priddis

— Brigham Young University

Michael Prokle

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering — University of Massachusetts Amherst

Carolyn Psenka

Industrial and Systems Engineering — Wayne State University

expertise: Cultural anthropology

Kamyar Raoufi, PhD

— Oregon State University

David Ringholz, PhD

Industrial Design — Iowa State University

Dale Rowe, PhD

Information Technology — Brigham Young University

expertise: cyber security, information architecture

Kent Seamons, PhD

Computer Science — Brigham Young University

expertise: internet security

Burak Sencer, PhD

MIME — Oregon State University

expertise: Metal Cutting Machining, Machine Tools

Sheli Sillito, PhD

Organizational Leadership & Strategy — Brigham Young University

expertise: group behavior

Michael Silver

Architecture — University at Buffalo - SUNY

expertise: sustainable design, digital mapping, green composites manufacturing, high-throughput computing and proprietary software development

Timothy Simpson

— Pennsylvania State University

Bill Smart, PhD

School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering — Oregon State University

expertise: Robotics

Richard Stone, PhD

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: human factors, design, ergonomics, biomechanics, cognitive engineering

Frank Sup, PhD

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering — University of Massachusetts Amherst

expertise: Robotics

Ehsan Tarkesh Esfahani, PhD

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering — University at Buffalo - SUNY

expertise: Machine Learning, Human Centered Design, Human in the loops systems, Brain Computer Intereface

Chia-Chi Teng, PhD

Information Technology — Brigham Young University

expertise: cloud serving, programming architectures

Kevin Tew, PhD

Information Technology — Brigham Young University

expertise: programming languages, computer networks, compilers, protocols

Conrad Tucker

— Pennsylvania State University

Judy Vance, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: immersive computing technology applied to mechanical engineering design and manufacturing

Claudia Voit

— Wayne State University

Lizhi Wang

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Iowa State University

Jack Wileden, PhD

Computer Science — University of Massachusetts Amherst

expertise: interoperability

Christopher Williams, PhD

Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Education — Virginia Tech

expertise: additive manufacturing, material systems, manufacturing process chains

Eliot Winer, PhD

Mechanical Engineering — Iowa State University

expertise: Visualization, simulation, and optimization

Gary Witus, PhD

— Wayne State University

Dazhong Wu, PhD

— Pennsylvania State University

expertise: Cloud-Based Design and Manufacturing

Hui Yang

— Pennsylvania State University

Kai Yang

— Wayne State University

expertise: Industrial Engineering

Wei Zhang, PhD

Marketing — Iowa State University