Faculty Research Areas

Larry Peel, Ph.D, P.E

  • Morphing Wing Project
  • Aerospace Structures (X-34 fuel tank & wing)
  • Composites Design and Analysis 
  • Auxetic / Extreme Poisson's Ratio Materials using Flexible Composites
  • Rubber Muscle Actuators (AFRL)
  • Thermals and Fluids

Yousri Elkassabgi, Ph.D, P.E

  • Thermals and Fluids

Selahattin Ozcelik, Ph.D

  • Robust Adaptive Control
  • Mobile Robots Navigation and Control
  • Artificial Immune Systems
  • Biologically Inspired Systems

Kai Jin, Ph.D

  • Green product and sustainable manufacturing
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Wind Energy
  • Six sigma and quality control
  • Decision-making support systems
  • Engineering Education

Hong Zhou, Ph.D

  • Complaint Mechanisms, Smart Structures
  • Topology and Shape Optimization
  • Kinematics, Dynamics, Robotics
  • Renewable Energy

Joon-Yeoul Oh, Ph.D

  • Network Optimization
  • Wireless Telecommunication Network Expansion and Optimization
  • Non-Linear Programming
  • Heuristic
  • Integer Programming
  • Linear Programming
  • Queueing Theory
  • Telecommunications
  • Information Systems Engineering
  • Algorithm Development
  • Software Development

Sangsoo Lee, Ph.D

  • Developing heat pumps and refrigeration system and refrigeration components
  • Conducting experimental and numerical works on two-phase heat transfers such as condensation, evaporation, and boiling
  • Designing heat exchanger design and performance evaluation
  • Applying micro/nano-scale surface treatments on heat transfer application
  • Managing thermal dissipations of electric devices, data center, fuel cell, and battery
  • Performing computer aided theoretical and numerical fluid/ heat transfer analysis

Hua Li, Ph.D

  • Wind Energy
  • Energy Saving Product Design
  • Product Life Cycle Assessment
  • Active Disassembly
  • Sustainable Manufacturing and Sustainability Assessment
  • Simulation and Modeling

Dervis Emre Demirocak, Ph.D

  • Hydrogen storage
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Li-ion batteries
  • Solar thermal technologies

Fei He, Ph.D

  • Decision-making for homeland security and business using operations research, game theory, and data analytics.
  • Infrastructure security and resilience
  • Disaster mitigation, preparedness, relief and recovery
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Terrorism and Anti-terrorism

Xue Yang, Ph.D

  • Nuclear Material
  • Reactor Physics
  • Radiation Transport
  • Scientific Computation
  • Numerical Method

Mohammed M Hossain, Ph.D

  • Structure-property relationship in polymers, films, and composites
  • Tribology
  • Contact mechanics
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Failure analysis
  • Nonlinear finite element analysis

Choongbae Park, Ph.D

  • Investigation of electrokinetic flow: experiments and simulations
  • Micron-resolution particle image velocimetry (μPIV)
  • Design and micro-fabrication of MEMS devices
  • Integrated micro-devices and biosensors for medical diagnostics
  • Hydrodynamically confined micro-flows (HCMs) under electric fields
  • Micro-device for renewable energies and sustainability

Research Grants

NSF MRI: Variable Property 3D Printer

  • The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a $349,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for the purchase of a Stratasys Connex 500 Multi-material 3D printer. For more details click here.

NSF MRI: CNC Micro-Milling Workstation

  • The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) has received a $171,736.00 grant (CBET-1504174) from the National Science Foundation for the acquisition of a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) micro-milling workstation. For more details click here.

This page was last updated on: March 23, 2017