Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

  • Alireza Amirkhizi
    Associate Professor
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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

  • Peter Avitabile
    Professor Emeritus, Co-Director - Structural Dynamics & Acoustic Systems Laboratory
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

    Modal Analysis, Analytical and Experimental Structural Dynamics

  • Christopher Hansen, Ph.D.
    Chair, Professor, UMass Lowell SHAP3D Site Director
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, SHAP3D, SWIMMER, ADVANCE, Making Waves, HEROES, LoCSST, Wind Energy Research Group, RURI, PERC, Center for Advanced Manufacturing of Polymers and Soft Materials

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

  • Kshitij Jerath, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Robotics

    Self-organized dynamics in complex systems, Multi-agent systems, Connected and autonomous vehicles, System reliability and prognostics, Robotic ensembles

  • John Mack, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

    Combustion, Biofuels, Internal Combustion Engines, Machine Learning, Energy Resilience, Propulsion

  • Christopher Niezrecki
    Distinguished University Professor; Director, Center for Energy Innovation; Co-director, Structural Dynamics & Acoustic Systems Laboratory; Co-director, Rist Institute for Sustainability and Energy
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

    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

  • Scott Stapleton
    Associate Professor
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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