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Dynamic Systems Faculty

Mechanics & Materials Faculty

  • Alireza V. Amirkhizi, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Christopher Hansen, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, UMass Lowell SHAP3D Site Director

    Materials science, self-healing materials, additive manufacturing (i.e. 3D printing) techniques

  • Marianna Maiaru, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Composite structures, Computational Mechanics, Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), Multi-scale analysis, Composite manufacturing, Molecular-dynamics, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Higher-order FEA, Additive Manufacturing

  • Emmanuelle Reynaud, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Materials Science and Engineering, Polymers and Composites

  • James A. Sherwood, Ph.D., P.E.

    Associate Dean of Engineering for Graduate Students, Professor, Director, Co-Director

    Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Sports Engineering, Finite Element Modeling

  • Sammy Shina, Ph.D.

    Professor, Director - Engineering Management Program

    Electronic manufacturing, Green design and manufacturing, Six Sigma applications, design of experiments, collaborative engineering, quality and product design

  • Scott Stapleton, Ph.D

    Assistant Professor

    Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Textiles, Multi-Scale Modeling, Finite Element Modeling, Adhesively Bonded Joints, Sandwich Structures, Tissue Engineering, Discrete Element Method

  • Julie Chen, Ph.D.

    Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Professor, Co-Director

    Composite Materials, Nanomanufacturing.

Thermofluid Transport Faculty