Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

CSU Faculty Profiles



Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert

Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert, Acting Chair 

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.  
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Elie Barbieri
Elie J. Barbari, P/T Instructor
MSEE (1979), Cleveland State University, Business statistics, finance, operations analysis.
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Tushar Borkar
Tushar BorkarAssistant Professor
Ph.D. (2013), University of North Texas
Additive Manufacturing, Advanced metallic and functionally graded composite (hybrid) materials for Aerospace, Energy, and Biomedical applications, Bulk Metallic Glass, High Entropy Alloys.

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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Michael Gallagher

Michael T. Gallagher, Assistant Professor of Practice – Mechanical Engineering
1989 M.S.M.E. Case Western Reserve University, Fluid System Components, Troubleshooting, and Product Improvement, Design and Analysis of ASME Sec.III Components; Loading, Stress, Strain, and Deformation Analysis, Fastened Joint Analysis, Vehicle 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




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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Shahin Navardi


Shahin Navardi, Assistant Professor, Visiting
Ph.D. (2010), Texas Tech, Thermal Fluids, Fluid Mechanics, Upper-level Calculus, Statics, and Thermodynamics
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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 Professional Communication 
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Majid Rashidi PhD

Majid RashidiChair 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.
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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 | Email




Eric Shearer, Ph.D.


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


Carol Terrell
Carol Terrell, Secretary 
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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.