Faculty and staff
NAU Mechanical Engineering Department
Our faculty members draw on varied areas of expertise to support our interdisciplinary research and teaching missions.
Alphabetical listing by last name
Research Interests: Thermal-fluid system analysis; Aerodynamics system analysis; Viscous fluid mechanics; Combustion-driven acoustic instabilities; Renewable energy systems; Statistical thermodynamics; Compressible gas dynamics; Wind turbine aerodynamics
Professor, Department Chair
Research Interests: Modeling, multi-field characterization, and implementation of smart materials; Development and characterization of multifunctional composites; Fatigue and fracture mechanics; Self-healing materials
Research Interests: Transport Phenomena in Porous Media; Heat and Mass Transfer; Fluid Dynamics; Non- Linear Dynamics, Stability, Bifurcation and Routes to Chaos; Bio-Engineering; Energy Conversion and Storage; Engineering Economics