Mechanical Engineering

Faculty and Staff

CSU Faculty Profiles

Mounir Ibrahim PhD


Mounir IbrahimChair & Professor
Ph.D. (1977), Bradford University, PE - Iowa
Thermal Sciences, Fluid Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Combustion.
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Michael Adams PhD

Michael L. Adams College Associate Lecturer
Ph.D. (2001), Case Western Reserve University
Rotating Machinery Dynamics, Vibrations, Digital Signal Processing, Machinery Monitoring and Diagnostics, Safety Engineering.  Send an Email
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Elie J. Barbari, P/T Instructor
MSEE (1979), Cleveland State University, Business statistics, finance, operations analysis.
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Asuquo B. Ebiana PhD


Asuquo B. EbianaAssociate Professor
Ph.D. (1990), Michigan State University
Thermal Sciences, Fluid Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics.
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Jason Halloran PhD

Jason Halloran, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. (2007), University of Denver / Faculty Profile
Computational biomechanics, Orthopaedic biomechanics, Multi-scale tissue mechanics, Joint replacement mechanics.  Send an Email



Anette Karlsson PhD


Anette KarlssonDean & Professor

Ph.D. (1999), Rutgers University
Thermo-mechanical properties of advanced materials with particular emphasis on durability of materials used in clean energy production. Send an Email




Dr Paul Lin


Paul P. LinAssociate Dean & Professor
Ph.D. (1985), University of Rhode Island
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, System Monitoring & Fault Diagnosis, Machine Vision, Fast Design Optimization.
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Taysir H. Nayfeh PhD


Taysir H. NayfehProfessor
Ph.D. (1993), Virginia Tech
Manufacturing Systems, Industrial Automation, Manufacturing Process Control, Sensors and Sensor Physics, Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing.  Send an Email



Jon A Negrelli


Jon A. NegrelliInstructor
MFA English (2013), Technical Communications, Minnesota State University
Technical Writing and Communications, Web Design. 
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Majid Rashidi PhD


Majid RashidiChair of Eng. Technology Dept. & Betty L. Gordon Distinguished ProfessorPh.D. (1987), 
Case Western Reserve University
Machine Design, Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Design Optimization, Fluid-Solid Interaction Dynamics.
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Hans Richter PhD


Hanz RichterAssociate Professor
Ph.D. (2001), Oklahoma State University
Dynamic Systems, Modeling, Simulation,Control Theory, Applied Nonlinear Control, Flow Control, Mechatronic Systems. Send an Email



Jerzy T. Sawicki PhD

Jerzy T. SawickiVice President for Research
Bently and Muszynska Endowed Chair and Professor
Ph.D. (1992), Case Western Reserve University, P.E. - Ohio Mechanical vibration and control, Rotordynamics, Structural health monitoring, Magnetic bearings, Mechatronic systems. Director,
Center for Rotaing Machinery Dynamics and Control | 
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Eric Shearer, Ph.D.

Eric M. Schearer, Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., (2014), Northwestern University
Robotics, Human Motion Control. Faculty ProfileSend an Email


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John H. van Blargan
John H. van Blargan,  Adjunct Faculty
DRE (2002), Cleveland State University
Data Based Decision Analysis, Statistics, Quality Engineering, Six-sigma Green Belt


Ton van den Bogert PhD

Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert,  
Parker-Hannifin Human Motion and Control Endowed Chair and Professor, Ph.D. (1989), University of Utrecht Musculoskeletal Modeling and Simulation, Sports Biomechanics, Rehabilitation, Prosthetics and Orthotics.  Send an Email



Wei Zhang PhD


Wei Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. (2003), M.E., Xi’an Jiaotong University
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Individual faculty webpages may be accessed by clicking on the faculty names in the table above. Additional information about all faculty at Cleveland State University may be found on the CSU Faculty Profile pages.