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UT Tyler Department of Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Fredericka Brown
Research Interests: Thermal phenomena related to biomedical engineering, heat transfer in physiological systems, fluid flow in biological Systems.

Dr. Tom Crippen
Research Interests: Finite element modeling of medical implants and their environment, orthopaedic biomechanics, new product development, experimental mechanics.

Dr. Nelson Fumo
Research Interests: Thermal systems design and optimization, building energy efficiency, energy management and solar energy applications.

Dr. Y.J. Lin
Research Interests: CAD/CAM/CAE, robotics, controls, FEA, bioengineering, virtual prototyping, mechanical design, aircrafts deicing, micro/nano devices.

Dr. Sara McCaslin
Research Interests: Finite element analysis; knowledge discovery from databases; composites; engineering software; applications of artificial intelligence.

Dr. Jae-Joong Ryu
Research Interests: Stress analysis; fatigue and fracture mechanics; tribology and surface engineering; biomaterials and biomechanics; biotribocorrosion of orthopaedic implants.

Dr. M. Sathyamoorthy
Research Interests: General areas of solid mechanics; nonlinear analysis of beams, plates and shells; composite and stiffened structures; aircraft structures; mechanisms; thermal stresses; finite element methods; experimental investigations; vulnerability analysis.

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