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Energy Engineering Faculty

  • Ertan Agar
    Assistant Professor

    Electrochemical energy conversion and storage, mass/charge transport phenomena, electrochemical reaction kinetics, flowable slurry electrodes.

  • Alireza Amirkhizi
    Associate Professor

    Applied Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Composites, and Structures

  • Fuqiang Liu
    Associate Professor, Associate Chair for Master’s Studies

    Electrochemical energy generation and storage, Solar energy conversion through photo-electrochemical reactions, Ion-conductive membranes for electrochemical systems, Nanostructured materials, CFD simulation of energy conversion devices

  • Hunter (John) Mack
    Associate Professor

    Combustion, Renewable Energy, Biofuels, Internal Combustion Engines

  • Christopher Niezrecki
    Chair - Mechanical Engineering, Professor, Director - Center for Wind Energy, Co-director - Structural Dynamics & Acoustic Systems Laboratory, Co-director – Rist Institute for Sustainability and Energy

    Renewable energy systems, wind turbine dynamics, structural dynamic and acoustic systems, smart structures, signal processing, optical sensing, structural health monitoring, non-destructive inspection, and smart materials

  • Robert Parkin

    Solar Energy, Assistive Technologies, Robotics, Manufacturing Theory

  • Walter Thomas
    Associate Teaching Professor

    Solar Energy, Photovoltaics, Net-Zero Buildings, Advisor for Solar Energy Club

  • Juan Trelles
    Associate Professor, Director of the Renewable Energy Engineering Program

    Sustainable energy engineering, solar energy processing, plasma science & engineering, semiconductor manufacturing, radiation transport, computational transport phenomena

  • David Willis
    Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies

    Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics