Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Adera obtained his Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and has worked as a postdoc in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. His research interests include fundamental studies of heat and mass transfer, fluid-structure interactions and water-energy systems.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Fluid mechanics; turbulence physics, modeling, and control; bio-mimetic fluid dynamics; multi-scale modeling and simulation, including direct, large-eddy and stochastic simulations; pseudo-spectral and lattice Boltzmann methods; parallel computing.
Tim Manganello/BorgWarner Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering; Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Program in Macromolecular Science and Engineering; Maria Comninou Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Mechanical behavior of materials including polymers, elastomers and soft tissue; tissue engineering of tendon and muscle constructs; constitutive modeling of growth, remodeling and functional adaptation in soft tissue; deformation mechanisms in polymers; crystal transformation mechanisms in semi-crystalline polymers; split Hopkinson pressure bar testing of polymers and elastomers for high strain rate applications including crashworthiness in automotive applications.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering