Faculty Research Interests

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  • Compliant Mechanisms, Wearables and exoskeletons, Human-centered product design
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Immersive environments
  • STEM Education
  • Fluid Power
  • Machine Systems
  • Mechanical Design
  • Thin film sensors
  • Conceptual Understanding, Mental Models
  • Solid modeling applications
  • Visualization techniques
  • Learning styles
  • Distance learning
  • Virtual reality
  • Vibration/Acoustic Modeling and Control
  • Adaptive Control
  • Engineering Technology Education
  • Data Acquisition
  • Machine Health Monitoring
  • Mechanics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Electronic materials
  • Electronic communications
  • Analog electronics
  • Robotics and automation
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Electric vehicles charging systems
  • Smart nano & micro-grids
  • Learning Innovation
  • Artificial Intelligence in Music
  • Distributed Computing and Sensor Networks
  • Digital/biomedical embedded hardware/software co-designs
  • Healthcare technology with embedded intelligence
  • AI-based bio-data augmentation
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Stringed Instrument Design
  • Metrology
  • Fluid Power
  • Mechatronics
  • Compliant robotics manipulation
  • Robotics design
  • Human robot interaction
  • Industrial automation
  • Fluid Power
  • Robotics
  • Tribology
  • 3-D Printed soft actuators and integrated componets
  • Electronic warfare
  • Automotive electronics
  • MFET
  • CAD/CAM/CNC
  • Robots, PLCs, Vision, Auto ID
  • Implementation of Manufacturing Systems
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Digital Enterprise
  • CAD data exchange and interoperability
  • Industry 4.0
  • Model-based definition
  • Long-term archival (LOTAR) for CAD data
  • HVAC Systems
  • Building Automation
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Audio electronics
  • Analog electronic circuit design
  • The art and technology of teaching
  • High Resolution Compositional Analysis
  • Middle Distillate Transportation Fuels
  • Trustworthy Electronics
  • Hearing transducers
  • Sensors
  • Monitoring systems
  • Electroacoustics
  • Operations Research and Applied ML/AI
  • Transportation/Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Data-driven Transportation Services (digital twins, delivery robots, drones, connected and automated vehicles, etc.)
  • MET Education
  • Teaching with Technology
  • Project Lead The Way
  • Energy - Production, Renewable
  • Materials - All Aspects
  • Engineering Techology Education
  • Design of Hydraulic Systems
  • Pressure Measurements
  • Electro Hydraulic and Electro Pneumatic Control
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Development and integration of scanning probe microscopy for biological and medical applications
  • Nanotechnology education
  • Education about Technical Standards
  • Quality Control for Manufacturing
  • CAD use in Industry
  • Machine Learning
  • Text Mining
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Human Factors
  • Safety
  • Healthcare
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Neuromorphic and memristive systems
  • Bioelectronics, organic and physically flexible electronics
  • Organic chemical sensors
  • Functional Materials
  • Supply Chain Management Operations
  • Graduate Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Industrial Training
  • Quality Management
  • heat transfer
  • fluid mechanics
  • thermodynamics
  • energy storage
  • internal combustion engines
  • turbulence
  • Smart sensors/sensing systems for automation, quality control, detection and diagnosis applications
  • Intelligent systems using artificial intelligent techniques including machine learning
  • Innovative products/processes for social challenges in low resource settings via interdisciplinary team approach
  • Simulation and troubleshooting of manufacturing processes
  • Solidification processing (casting, welding, additive)
  • Product Design
  • Assistive Robotics
  • Controls
  • Design and application of embedded Microcontroller Systems
  • Student Motivation, and Learning in Context
  • Hydrogen Energy Technologies
  • Sustainablity and Green Buildings
  • Engineering Education
  • Energy Education and Energy Conservation
  • Energy Systems
  • Robotics
  • Controls
  • Statistical quality control
  • Design of experiments
  • Total productive maintenance
  • Production facilities planning
  • Productivity management
  • Electrical and laser pulse-mediated chemo drug/gene (DNA) delivery (to cancer cells, organs and humans)
  • Electrical and electronics applications to medicine, health care, and home health gadgets
  • Power and high voltage engineering
  • Energy technologies and applications
  • Modeling and simulation of biological systems
  • Engineering economic analysis
  • Statistical methods in technology
  • Adult education and distance learning strategies
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Smart Energy
  • Smart Grid
  • Distributed Sensing
  • Robotics
  • Embedded Systems
  • Human/Robot Interaction
  • Materials Processing
  • Materials Characterization
  • Materials chemistry
  • Lightweight metals
  • Liquid metals
  • Educational Research, Engineering Design, Project-Based Learning, Computer-Aided Design, Engineering Product Definition
  • Advanced Manufacturing Control
  • Vehicle Powertrain/Automatic Transmission Design
  • Mechatronics and Robotics