Faculty and Staff Directory

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Ahmed Hassan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Amirfarhang Mehdizadeh, Dr. Ing.

Assistant Professor

370F R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Anthony Caruso, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor

257 R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Antonis Stylianou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

350L R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Baek-Young Choi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

550D R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Brian Hare, M.S.

Associate Teaching Professor

450H R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Camille Johnson-Arnold

Administrative Associate II

574A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ceki Halmen, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

350J R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Christina Davis

Director of Continuing Education

547C R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Coretta Carter Muhammad

Student Services Coordinator and Student Adviser

336 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Cory Beard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

550G R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Daniel (Pat) O'Bannon

Senior Engineering Research Technician

270 R. H. Flarsheim Hall
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Mujahid Abdulrahim

Assistant Professor

Wajeb Gharibi, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor

Dianxiang Xu

Professor

Farid Nait-Abdesselam

Professor

Yusuf Sarwar Uddin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Deep Medhi, Ph.D.

Degrees
  • Ph.D., Computer Sciences, 1987, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • M.S., Computer Sciences, 1985, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • M.Sc., Mathematics, 1983, University of Delhi, India
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Mathematics, 1981, Cotton College, Gauhati University, Assam, India
Courses Taught
  • Discrete Structures I
  • Intro Network Mod and Intcon
  • Network Architecture II
  • Network Routing
  • Advanced Network Design
Research Interests
  • Network Survivability: Architecture & Design
  • IP Network Availability/Reliability/Survivability
  • Dynamic QoS Routing
  • Hidden Metric Routing protocol: authentication, key management
  • IP Telephony
  • Next Generation Internet Architecture
  • Broadband Wireless Access
  • Network Design, Optimization and Performance
  • Network Management
  • Medical Informatics

Erin Gauer

Academic Advisor

336A Flarsheim Hall

Glenn Kelley McCabe

Recruitment Coordinator

336B Flarsheim Hall

Yijie Han, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Duke University, 1987
  • M.A., Computer Science, Duke University, 1984
  • B.Eng., University of Science and Technology of China, 1982

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Algorithms
  • Parallel algorithms
  • Computational geometry
  • Distributed computing
  • Client server technology
  • Object-oriented technology
  • Web technology
560C R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Anthony Caruso, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, 2004
  • M.S., Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, 2002
  • B.A., Mathematics and Physics, Bethany College, 2000

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Radiation detection instrumentation and methods
  • Semiconductor growth and electronic structure characterization
  • Electrical carrier transport characterization
  • Hybrid electrical energy recovery and reuse systems
  • Novel magnetic materials
257 R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Darian Johnson Potts

Academic Advisor

336 Flarsheim Hall, 5110 Rockhill Rd.

Zahra Niroobakhsh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA, 2017
  • M.S., Mechanical and Process Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2011
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2006

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Fluid dynamics of non-Newtonian flows
  • Bulk and interfacial rheology
  • Polymers and Soft Matters
  • Ternary/binary phase diagrams
  • Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS)
  • Surface tension measurement, wetting and dynamic contact line
  • Microfluidics and microscale experiments
350D R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Kaitlin Woody

Director of Alumni Constituent Relations

Elizabeth Wheeler

Director of Major Gifts

550b R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Sara Atchison

Director of Marketing and Media Services

550A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Jane Vogl

Assistant to the Dean

534C R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Micaela Vaccaro

Student Affairs Coordinator

336 R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Daniel (Pat) O'Bannon

Senior Engineering Research Technician

270 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Liz Muleski

Education Program Coordinator

352J Flarsheim Hall

Coretta Carter Muhammad

Student Services Coordinator and Student Adviser

336 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Sharon McGee

Administrative Assistant

560F R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Camille Johnson-Arnold

Administrative Associate II

574A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Sharon Griffith

Administrative Assistant

553 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Stephanie Griffin

Administrative Manager / Fiscal Operations

574B R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Jason Foster

Academic Advisor

336 R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Marjory Eisenman

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

336 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Christina Davis

Director of Continuing Education

547C R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Gina Campbell

Education Program Coordinator

555 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Selena Albert

Administrative Assistant

352G R. H. Flarsheim Hall

May Zein El Din

Instructor

450L R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Sejun Song, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2001
  • M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1999
  • B.S., Computer Science, Pusan National University, 1993

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Software defined networks, cloud computing and data center networks
  • Network systems security and fault-tolerance management
  • Embedded real-time systems and controller area networks
  • Mobile operating systems and mobile cloud computing
  • Wireless/sensor networks
  • Software systems quality assurance
550L R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, Ph.D.

Instructor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University, 2012
  • M.S., Material Science, Paul Sabatier University, 2008
  • M.S., Engineering in Energy Technology, Asian Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • High efficiency single and multi-junction solar cells
  • Desgn, performance and economic analysis of photovoltaic systems
  • Renewable energy resources and technologies
  • Nanotechnology in energy conversion and storage
  • Modeling and simulation of energy and dynamic systems

Mostafizur Rahman , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Beyond CMOS computing with emerging nanoscale devices, and novel integration techniques
  • Nanoscale 3-D integrated circuits
  • Neuromorphic computing to mimic mammalian brain’s capabilities
  • Proof-of-concept nanoscale experimental prototyping
  • Manufacturing and thermal aware circuit design
570A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ken Mitchell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Networking and Telecommunications, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1997
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri–Kansas City, 1994
  • M.M., Music Performance, Indiana University, 1980
  • B.M., Music Performance, Indiana University, 1979
  • Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna, 1977-78

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Network performance modeling and analysis
  • Capacity planning for service-oriented architectures
  • Scheduling in wireless networks
  • Dynamic processes in complex networks
570C R. H. Flarsheim Ha

Zhu Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D. ,Electrical & Computer Engineering, Northwestern University, 2004

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Audio-visual analytic
  • Video adaptation
  • Source-channel coding
  • Distributed optimization issues of the wireless video networks

Yugyung Lee, Ph.D.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1997
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Washington, 1990

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Big data analytics and applications
  • Distributed computing
  • Cloud computing
  • Machine learning/data mining
  • Software engineering
  • Mobile computing and applications
  • Medical informatics
  • Semantic web
560D R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Kevin Kirkpatrick

Associate Teaching Professor

Degrees

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1989
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1981

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Automatic control systems
  • Electric power systems
570H R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Faisal Khan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 2007
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2003
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1999

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Characterizing degradation/aging in power converters
  • Micro power converters for biomedical applications
560G R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Michael Kelly

Instructor

Degrees

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1970

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Power engineering system analysis
  • Power electronics (switching theory)
  • Power transmission and distribution
  • Syncrophasors and FNet
560A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ahmed Hassan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2010
  • M.S., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Cairo University 2006
  • B.S., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Cairo University, 2004
 

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Nano-electromagnetics
  • Bio-electromagnetics
  • Inverse scattering algorithms
  • Experimental microwave imaging
  • Terahertz imaging

Lein Harn, Ph.D.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1984
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1980
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1977

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Network security
  • Cryptography
550K R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Brian Hare, M.S.

Associate Teaching Professor

Degrees

  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2004
  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of Houston, 1987
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2000
  • B.S., Family and Child Development, Kansas State University, 1985

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Instructional methods
  • Student engagement
  • Programming
  • Ethical and societal issues in computing
450H R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Reza Derakhshani, Ph.D.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, West Virginia University, 2004
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1999
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 1994

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Biometrics
  • Biomedical signal and image processing
  • Computational intelligence
570D R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Masud Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Northwestern University, 2004
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1999

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • High-performance issues of VLSI circuits
  • Emerging post-silicon device and interconnect technologies for the next generation integrated circuits
  • Optically reconfigurable VLSI circuits
  • Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and graphene-based logic and memory designs
  • CNT and graphene-based energy generation and storage devices
570E R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Baek-Young Choi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2003
  • M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 1995
  • B.S., Computer Science, Pusan National University, 1993

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Cloud computing and software-defined networks
  • Network algorithms and protocols
  • Data storage and management systems
  • Network traffic/performance/security: measurement, analysis and modeling
550D R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ghulam Chaudhry, Ph.D.

Executive Engineer and CSEE Department Chair

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, 1989
  • M.S., Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, 1986
  • M.Sc., Electronics/Physics, Zakariya University, 1978

Courses Taught

  • Logic Design
  • Computer Design
  • Computer Arch. & Interfacing
  • Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Design
  • HDL Based Digital Design
  • Computer Arithmetic

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Embedded system design
  •  Computer architecture and design
  • Digital system design
  • HDL-based design
  • Computer arithmetic
  • FPGA and VLSI design
546 R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Deb Chatterjee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1998
  • M.A.Sc., Electrical & Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 1992
  • M.Tech., Electronics and Electrical Communication Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1984
  • B.Eng. Electronics & Telecommunications, Jadavpur University, 1982

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Computational electromagnetics
  • Ultrawideband arrays for application to radar and biomedical imaging
  • RF propagation path loss modeling for wireless communications
  • Signal integrity, EMI/EMC analysis of high-speed interconnects
  • Integration of sensor and platform — antenna placement analysis
  • Applications of graphene and carbon nanotube antennas
570F R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Kendall Bingham

Instructor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1999
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1992
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1990

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Reliability, quality of service and performability for service-oriented architectures
  • Scheduling and service prioritization for wireless systems
  • Sensor networks for home energy savings
  • Pre-emptive and queuing policies for emergency traffic in wireless cellular networks
  • MAC layer quality of service and emergency traffic prioritization in ad-hoc networks
450G R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Cory Beard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1999
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1992
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1990

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Reliability, quality of service and performability for service-oriented architectures
  • Scheduling and service prioritization for wireless systems
  • Sensor networks for home energy savings
  • Pre-emptive and queuing policies for emergency traffic in wireless cellular networks
  • MAC layer quality of service and emergency traffic prioritization in ad-hoc networks
550G R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Kevin Truman, Ph.D., F.ASCE

UMKC Vice Provost, SCE Dean & Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri – Rolla, 1985
  • M.S., Civil Engineering (Structures), Washington University, 1981
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Washington University, 1979
  • B.A., Mathematics and Physics, Monmouth College, 1979

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Seismic resistant design and analysis of concrete, steel and masonry structural systems
  • Structural optimization — static and dynamic loads
  • Massive concrete system analysis, design and construction
  • Structural mechanics — fracture mechanics, elasticity, plasticity and continua
  • Structural dynamics — wind and seismic loadings
  • Soil-pile-structure interaction
  • Forensic engineering of structural systems
534A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ganesh Thiagarajan, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Lousiana State University, 1996
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1988
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1985

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Blast behavior of structures
  • Experimental structural engineering
  • Structural engineering in bridges
  • Dynamic (seismic) modeling and design of structures
  • Bone biomechanics (experimental and finite element methods)
  • Bone mechanotransduction
350K R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Sarvenaz Sobhansarbandi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA, 2017
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus, 2013
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Kashan, Iran, 2009

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Renewable energy
  • Solar energy
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Fuel cell technology
370D R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Antonis Stylianou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2004
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Kansas, 2012
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2000
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1998

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Computational joint biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal modeling
  • Multibody dynamics
  • Orthopedics
  • Non-linear time series analysis
350L R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Mary Ruales Ortega, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Florida International University
  • M.S.,  Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad del Valle in Colombia

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics (LTCC)
  • Thick Film Processes
  • Gas Sensors (design, fabrication, assembly, characterization and integration into devices)
370G R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Jerry Richardson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1989
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1984
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1980

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • River engineering
  • Sediment transport
  • Open channel flow
  • Engineering hydrology
  • Physical modeling of free-surface flow with rigid and movable beds
  • Scour at bridges
  • River mechanics
  • Hydraulic structures
370J R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Gregory Muleski, Ph.D.

Instructor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Engineering Science, University of Notre Dame, 1981
  • M.S., Engineering Science, University of Notre Dame, 1978
  • B.S., Engineering Science, Rockhurst College, 1976
  • B.S., Mathematics, Rockhurst College, 1976

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Particulate matter (dust)
370D R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Amirfarhang Mehdizadeh, Dr. Ing.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Dr. Ing. Mechanical Engineering, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 2010
  • M.S. Computational Mechanical and Process Engineering, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 2007
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2002
 

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Turbulence, theory and modeling
  • Turbulent rotating flows
  • Turbulent flow simulation (DNS, RANS, LES, Hybrid RANS/LES)
  • Turbulent multiphase flows
  • Dispersion modeling
  • Lie symmetry approach
370F R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Gregory King, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2006
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2002
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1999

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics
  • Biomedical signal processing
  • Kinematics and kinetics of human motion
350H R. H. Flarsheim Hall

John Kevern, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP

Professor and CME Department Chair

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 2008
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 2006
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2004

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Concrete mixture proportioning
  • Development of sustainable construction materials related to concrete
  • Pervious concrete mixture design, construction and testing
  • Concrete material analysis
  • Development of testing procedures and pavement performance
  • Durability of concrete materials
  • Beneficial material by-product utilization
370A R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Megan Hart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2009
  • M.S., Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2003
  • B.S., Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2005
  • B.S., Geology, Western Washington University, 2001

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Expansive clay soils
  • Collapsible soils
  • Groundwater and geochemical influences on soil stability
370C R. H. Flarsheim Hall

ZhiQiang Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2008
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 2004

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Soil-structure systems and multihazard life-cycle analysis
  • Physical modeling and dynamic system identification
  • Remote sensing and geoinformatics
  • Digital imaging and machine vision for disaster scene understanding
  • Crowdsourcing design for emergency response
  • Collaborative mobile-cloud computing
350F R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ceki Halmen, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • M.S., Construction Management, Texas A&M University, 2000
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, 1998

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Corrosion of metals in cementitious material systems
  • Durability and life cycle cost of concrete
  • Controlled Low Strength Materials (CLSM) – flowable fill
  • Construction engineering and project management
350J R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Travis Fields, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada–Reno, 2013
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada–Reno, 2009
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada–Reno, 2008

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Autonomous Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems
  • Unmanned Arial Vehicles
  • Robotics
  • Vehicle Path Planning & Control
370H R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Katherine Bloemker, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor and Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2013
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2005
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2005

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • 3D modeling and computer-aided design
  • Mechanical design synthesis
  • Biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal modeling
Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering | 370B R. H. Flarsheim Hall
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Ahmed Hassan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Amirfarhang Mehdizadeh, Dr. Ing.

Assistant Professor

Anthony Caruso, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor

Antonis Stylianou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Brian Hare, M.S.

Associate Teaching Professor

Ceki Halmen, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Deep Medhi, Ph.D.

Erin Gauer

Academic Advisor

Faisal Khan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Farid Nait-Abdesselam

Professor

Ganesh Thiagarajan, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor

Gregory King, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

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Ahmed Hassan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2010
  • M.S., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Cairo University 2006
  • B.S., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Cairo University, 2004
 

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Nano-electromagnetics
  • Bio-electromagnetics
  • Inverse scattering algorithms
  • Experimental microwave imaging
  • Terahertz imaging

Amirfarhang Mehdizadeh, Dr. Ing.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Dr. Ing. Mechanical Engineering, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 2010
  • M.S. Computational Mechanical and Process Engineering, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 2007
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2002
 

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Turbulence, theory and modeling
  • Turbulent rotating flows
  • Turbulent flow simulation (DNS, RANS, LES, Hybrid RANS/LES)
  • Turbulent multiphase flows
  • Dispersion modeling
  • Lie symmetry approach
370F R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Anthony Caruso, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, 2004
  • M.S., Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, 2002
  • B.A., Mathematics and Physics, Bethany College, 2000

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Radiation detection instrumentation and methods
  • Semiconductor growth and electronic structure characterization
  • Electrical carrier transport characterization
  • Hybrid electrical energy recovery and reuse systems
  • Novel magnetic materials
257 R.H. Flarsheim Hall

Antonis Stylianou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2004
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Kansas, 2012
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2000
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1998

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Computational joint biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal modeling
  • Multibody dynamics
  • Orthopedics
  • Non-linear time series analysis
350L R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Brian Hare, M.S.

Associate Teaching Professor

Degrees

  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2004
  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of Houston, 1987
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2000
  • B.S., Family and Child Development, Kansas State University, 1985

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Instructional methods
  • Student engagement
  • Programming
  • Ethical and societal issues in computing
450H R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Ceki Halmen, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • M.S., Construction Management, Texas A&M University, 2000
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, 1998

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Corrosion of metals in cementitious material systems
  • Durability and life cycle cost of concrete
  • Controlled Low Strength Materials (CLSM) – flowable fill
  • Construction engineering and project management
350J R. H. Flarsheim Hall

Deep Medhi, Ph.D.

Degrees
  • Ph.D., Computer Sciences, 1987, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • M.S., Computer Sciences, 1985, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • M.Sc., Mathematics, 1983, University of Delhi, India
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Mathematics, 1981, Cotton College, Gauhati University, Assam, India
Courses Taught
  • Discrete Structures I
  • Intro Network Mod and Intcon
  • Network Architecture II
  • Network Routing
  • Advanced Network Design
Research Interests
  • Network Survivability: Architecture & Design
  • IP Network Availability/Reliability/Survivability
  • Dynamic QoS Routing
  • Hidden Metric Routing protocol: authentication, key management
  • IP Telephony
  • Next Generation Internet Architecture
  • Broadband Wireless Access
  • Network Design, Optimization and Performance
  • Network Management
  • Medical Informatics

Erin Gauer

Academic Advisor

336A Flarsheim Hall

Faisal Khan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 2007
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2003
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1999

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Characterizing degradation/aging in power converters
  • Micro power converters for biomedical applications
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Farid Nait-Abdesselam

Professor

Ganesh Thiagarajan, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Lousiana State University, 1996
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1988
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1985

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Blast behavior of structures
  • Experimental structural engineering
  • Structural engineering in bridges
  • Dynamic (seismic) modeling and design of structures
  • Bone biomechanics (experimental and finite element methods)
  • Bone mechanotransduction
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Gregory King, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2006
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2002
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1999

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics
  • Biomedical signal processing
  • Kinematics and kinetics of human motion
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Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Directory

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Cory Beard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Deb Chatterjee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dianxiang Xu

Professor

Ghulam Chaudhry, Ph.D.

Executive Engineer and CSEE Department Chair

Glenn Kelley McCabe

Recruitment Coordinator

Ken Mitchell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Kendall Bingham

Instructor

Kevin Kirkpatrick

Associate Teaching Professor

Lein Harn, Ph.D.

Professor

Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, Ph.D.

Instructor

Masud Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Professor

May Zein El Din

Instructor

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Cory Beard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1999
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1992
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1990

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Reliability, quality of service and performability for service-oriented architectures
  • Scheduling and service prioritization for wireless systems
  • Sensor networks for home energy savings
  • Pre-emptive and queuing policies for emergency traffic in wireless cellular networks
  • MAC layer quality of service and emergency traffic prioritization in ad-hoc networks
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Deb Chatterjee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1998
  • M.A.Sc., Electrical & Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 1992
  • M.Tech., Electronics and Electrical Communication Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1984
  • B.Eng. Electronics & Telecommunications, Jadavpur University, 1982

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Computational electromagnetics
  • Ultrawideband arrays for application to radar and biomedical imaging
  • RF propagation path loss modeling for wireless communications
  • Signal integrity, EMI/EMC analysis of high-speed interconnects
  • Integration of sensor and platform — antenna placement analysis
  • Applications of graphene and carbon nanotube antennas
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Dianxiang Xu

Professor

Ghulam Chaudhry, Ph.D.

Executive Engineer and CSEE Department Chair

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, 1989
  • M.S., Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, 1986
  • M.Sc., Electronics/Physics, Zakariya University, 1978

Courses Taught

  • Logic Design
  • Computer Design
  • Computer Arch. & Interfacing
  • Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Design
  • HDL Based Digital Design
  • Computer Arithmetic

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Embedded system design
  •  Computer architecture and design
  • Digital system design
  • HDL-based design
  • Computer arithmetic
  • FPGA and VLSI design
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Glenn Kelley McCabe

Recruitment Coordinator

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Ken Mitchell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Networking and Telecommunications, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1997
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri–Kansas City, 1994
  • M.M., Music Performance, Indiana University, 1980
  • B.M., Music Performance, Indiana University, 1979
  • Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna, 1977-78

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Network performance modeling and analysis
  • Capacity planning for service-oriented architectures
  • Scheduling in wireless networks
  • Dynamic processes in complex networks
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Kendall Bingham

Instructor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1999
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1992
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1990

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Reliability, quality of service and performability for service-oriented architectures
  • Scheduling and service prioritization for wireless systems
  • Sensor networks for home energy savings
  • Pre-emptive and queuing policies for emergency traffic in wireless cellular networks
  • MAC layer quality of service and emergency traffic prioritization in ad-hoc networks
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Kevin Kirkpatrick

Associate Teaching Professor

Degrees

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1989
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1981

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Automatic control systems
  • Electric power systems
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Lein Harn, Ph.D.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1984
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1980
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1977

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Network security
  • Cryptography
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Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, Ph.D.

Instructor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University, 2012
  • M.S., Material Science, Paul Sabatier University, 2008
  • M.S., Engineering in Energy Technology, Asian Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • High efficiency single and multi-junction solar cells
  • Desgn, performance and economic analysis of photovoltaic systems
  • Renewable energy resources and technologies
  • Nanotechnology in energy conversion and storage
  • Modeling and simulation of energy and dynamic systems

Masud Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Professor

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Northwestern University, 2004
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1999

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • High-performance issues of VLSI circuits
  • Emerging post-silicon device and interconnect technologies for the next generation integrated circuits
  • Optically reconfigurable VLSI circuits
  • Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and graphene-based logic and memory designs
  • CNT and graphene-based energy generation and storage devices
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May Zein El Din

Instructor

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Staff

Staff Directory

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Camille Johnson-Arnold

Administrative Associate II

Christina Davis

Director of Continuing Education

Coretta Carter Muhammad

Student Services Coordinator and Student Adviser

Daniel (Pat) O'Bannon

Senior Engineering Research Technician

Darian Johnson Potts

Academic Advisor

Elizabeth Wheeler

Director of Major Gifts

Gina Campbell

Education Program Coordinator

Jane Vogl

Assistant to the Dean

Jason Foster

Academic Advisor

Kaitlin Woody

Director of Alumni Constituent Relations

Liz Muleski

Education Program Coordinator

Marjory Eisenman

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

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Camille Johnson-Arnold

Administrative Associate II

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Christina Davis

Director of Continuing Education

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Coretta Carter Muhammad

Student Services Coordinator and Student Adviser

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Daniel (Pat) O'Bannon

Senior Engineering Research Technician

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Darian Johnson Potts

Academic Advisor

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Elizabeth Wheeler

Director of Major Gifts

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Gina Campbell

Education Program Coordinator

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Jane Vogl

Assistant to the Dean

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Jason Foster

Academic Advisor

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Kaitlin Woody

Director of Alumni Constituent Relations

Liz Muleski

Education Program Coordinator

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Marjory Eisenman

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

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