Mechanical Engineering Department

Faculty and Staff

Name/Link to Faculty Pages

Research/Areas of Interest

Mounir Ibrahim
Chair & Professor

Ph.D. (1977)
Bradford University
PE - Iowa

Thermal Sciences, Fluid Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Combustion.

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

William J. Atherton
Visiting Associate Professor

Ph.D. (1982)
University of Cincinnati

Hydraulic System Design & Troubleshooting, Tribology, Dynamic System Simulation, Controls, Acoustics, Bond Graphs.

Elie J. Barbari
P/T Instructor

MSEE (1979)
Cleveland State University

Business statistics, finance, operations analysis.

Asuquo B. Ebiana
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (1990)
Michigan State University

Thermal Sciences, Fluid Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics.

John L. Frater

Ph.D. (1976)
University of Akron
PE - Ohio

Applied Mechanics, Metal Working, Machine Design.

Rama S.R. Gorla

Ph.D. (1972)
University of Toledo

Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Science, Numerical Analysis, Heat Transfer, Turbomachinery.

Anette Karlsson
Dean & Professor

Ph.D. (1999)
Rutgers University

Thermo-mechanical properties of advanced materials with particular emphasis on durability of materials used in clean energy production.

Paul P. Lin
Associate Dean & Professor

Ph.D. (1985)
University of Rhode Island

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, System Monitoring & Fault Diagnosis, Machine Vision, Fast Design Optimization.

Carol Terrell


Taysir H. Nayfeh

Ph.D. (1993)
Virginia Tech

Manufacturing Systems, Industrial Automation, Manufacturing Process Control, Sensors and Sensor Physics, Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing.

Jon Negrelli

MFA Tech Comm
Minnesota State Univ

Technical Writing and Communications, Web Design.

Majid Rashidi
Chair of Eng. Technology Dept. & Betty L. Gordon Distinguished Professor

Ph.D. (1987)
Case Western Reserve University

Machine Design, Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Design Optimization, Fluid-Solid Interaction Dynamics.

Hanz Richter
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (2001)
Oklahoma State University

Dynamic Systems, Modeling, Simulation,Control Theory, Applied Nonlinear Control, Flow Control, Mechatronic Systems.

Jerzy T. Sawicki
VP for Research - Bently and Muszynska Endowed Chair and Professor

Ph.D. (1992)
Case Western Reserve University
PE - Ohio

Dynamics, Tribology & Control of Rotor-Bearing Systems, Mechatronic Systems.

John H. van Blargan
Adjunct Faculty

DRE (2002)
Cleveland State University

Data Based Decision Analysis, Statistics, Quality Engineering, Six-sigma Green Belt

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

CSU Faculty Profiles

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.

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Washkewicz College of Engineering
Cleveland State University
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