Research

Departmental Research interests

•        Simulated-based Design and Optimization

•        Probabilistic and Axiomatic Design Methodology

•        Flexible Manufacturing Systems

•        Predictive and Preventive Maintenance

•        Vibration Control

•        Computational Mechanics

•        Dynamic Stability

•        Robotics


         Research Laboratories

 

           1. Center of Excellence for Battlefield Sensor Fusion

            2. Intelligent Tactical Mobility Research Laboratory (ITMRL)

            3. Center of Excellence for Seat Comfort

 

Laboratories

The Department possesses 14 laboratories with over 12020 ft2.  The recent expansion of the Departmental laboratory space, inclusion of the newly added 1600 ft2 robotics laboratory, assures adequacy of laboratory space for the undergraduate laboratories and meets the needs of two new faculty members to be hired.

Room Number

Laboratory

Supported Courses

Condition / Adequacy for Instruction

Number Student Stations

Area

Ft2

Faculty

 

STAND-ALONE LABORATORIES

 

ET 102

Computational Facility for Graphics

ENGR 3200, 4500, and 4510

Good/Good

 

 

30 stations

 

834

 

Prof. Clark

ET 104

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

CVEN 3100, 3101,

ENGR 2250, and

MEEN 4250

 

Good/Good

 

12, students

 

913

 

 

 

Dr. Paily

ET 129

Measurements and Instrumentations

ME 3511

 

All MEEN courses

 

Satisfactory

 

12, Students

 

573

 

Prof. Muthuswamy

IA 110

Manufacturing Processes Lab,

ME 3521

MEEN 3100, 4400,

ENGR 4500, and 4510

Adequate, with modern manufacturing facilities.

 

12, Students

 

1066

Dr. Shirkhodaie and

Prof. Clark

ET 125

Mechatronics and Dynamic Systems,

MEEN 4011 4100, 4700, ENGR 4500, and 4510

State-of-the-art

modern facilities

were purchased

10, Students

953

Prof. Muthuswamy

Dr. Hamidzadeh

ET 140

Thermal and Fluid Systems Lab,

 

ENGR 2010, 2250, 4500, 4510, MEEN 4021, 4150, 4200, and 4250

Satisfactory/Good

10, Students

953

 

 

Dr. Rogers

 

COURSE-INTEGRATED  LABORATORIES

 

 

ET 127

Flexible Manufacturing and Machine Design Lab,

MEEN 3210, 3250, 4230, 4400, 4800, ENGR 4500, and 4510

 

Satisfactory/ Satisfactory

 

12, Students

 

485

 

 

 

Dr. Shirkhodaie 

ET 240

Robotics

ENGR 4020, 4500, 4510

Satisfactory /Adequate

20,  Students

951

 

Dr. Shirkhodaie

 

IA 106

Industrial Robotics

 

MEEN 3100, 3521, 4400, 4810, ENGR 4020, 4500, and 4510

 

Good/Adequate

 15,  Students hands on instructions

 

600

 

 

 

Dr. Shirkhodaie

 

IA 101

Computer Integrated Manufacturing Lab,

 

MEEN 3100, 3521, 4400, 4810, ENGR 4020, 4500, and 4510

 

Good/Adequate

15,  Students hands on instructions

 

557

 

 

Dr. Shirkhodaie 

 

IA 103

 

CAD/CAM/CAE

 

MEEN 3100, 3210, 3250, 3220, 3521, 4230, 4400, 4810, EEEN 4020, 4500, and 4510

 

Good/Adequate

 

12, Students

 

1600

 

 

 

Dr. Onyebueke

 

IA 107

Vibration and Machinery Monitoring

MEEN 4700,

ENGR 4500, and 4510

 

Good/Adequate

12, Students hands on instructions

 

450

 

Dr. Shirkhodaie

Dr. Hamidzadeh

 

ET 142

Materials Laboratory

ENGR 3300 and

MEEN 3100, 3521, 4400

 

Good/Adequate

12, Students hands on instructions

 

485

 

Prof. Muthuswamy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






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