Faculty

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About Us

Welcome to Mechanical Engineering!  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us using the directory below.

 

 

Yvonne Y. Clark, M.S., P.E.

Emeriti Professor

 clark

Office:   ET 138-F

Phone: (615) 963-5391

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:  yclark@tnstate.edu

 

M.S. Engineering Management

Vanderbilt University, 1972

 

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Howard University, 1951

 

 


Hamid R. Hamidzadeh, Ph.D.

Professor and Head

Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Distinguished Member and Fellow of Society for Design and Process Science

         Hamizadeh

Office:  ET 136

Phone: (615) 963-5387

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:  hhamidzadeh@tnstate.edu

 

Ph.D. Applied Mechanics 

University of London, 1978

 

M.Sc. and D.I.C. Applied Mechanics

University of London, 1975

 

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering

Aryer-Meher University, 1974

 

 

Gaile T. Mann

Office Manager

           Mann

Office:   ET 138-A

Phone: (615) 963-5391

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:   gmann@tnstate.edu

 

 

M.S. Communications

University of New Orleans, 1982

 

B.S. English

Knoxville College, 1979

 

 

Landon Onyebueke, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Center of Excellence for Seat Comfort

            Dr. Landon Onyebueke

Office:   ET 138-C

Phone: (615) 963-5425

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:   lonyebueke@tnstate.edu

 

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, 1989

 

M.S. Mechanical Engineering

Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, 1986

 

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

University of Ibadan, 1982 

 

 

 

Amir Shirkhodiae, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor and director of Center of Excellence for Battlefield Sensor Fusion

 

   shirkh4

Office:   ET 138-E

Phone: (615) 963-5396

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:  ashirkhodiae@tnstate.edu

 

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

University of Cincinnati, 1989 

 

M.S. Mechanical Engineering

Oklahoma State University, 1985

 

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Oklahoma State University, 1982 

 

 

 

Michel R. Busby, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor and Director of Center of Excellence in Information Systems Engineering and Management

 

           Busby

Office:   ET 138A

Phone: (615) 963-7013

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:   busby@coe.tnstate.edu

 

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

University of Tennessee, 1970

 

M.S. Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968

 

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Tennessee Technological University, 1966

 

Muhammad Akbar, PhD

Assistant Professor

         

               Muhammad K. Akbar

 Office:  ET 138C

Phone: (615) 963-5392

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:  makbar@tnstate.edu

 

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004

 

M.Sc. Engineering Science and Mechanics

University of Alabama, 2001

 

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1995


 

  

Nick Vrajich, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

 

Nick

Office:   IND 116

Phone: (615) 963-2292

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:   nvrajich@tnstate.edu

 

Ph. D. Industrial and  Technical Education

Colorado State University, 1983

 

M. A. Vocational Education

Los Angeles State University, 1978

 

B. V. A. Vocational Education

Los Angeles State University, 1976

 

 

Muthuswamy, Jayaraman

Professor in Mechanical Engineering

             Jayaraman

Office:   ET 140

Phone: (615) 963-5645

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email: jmuthuswamy@mytsu.tnstate.edu

 

M. S.  Engineering Administration & Industrial Engineering

University of Tennessee, 1977

 

M. S. Mechanical Engineering

University of Tennessee, 1974

 

B. S.  Mechanical Engineering

University of Madras, 1965

 

 

Woong Yeol Joe, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor

 Woong Yeol Joe

Office:   ET 138-D

Phone: (615) 963-5390

Fax:      (615) 963-5496

Email:  wjoe@tnstate.edu

 

Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering

Columbia University, NYC NY 2010

 

M. Phil. Mechanical Engineering

Columbia University, NYC NY 2008

 

M.S. Mechanical Engineering

New York University of Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn NY 2006

 

 






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