Faculty

Professors

AkyuzluKazim M. Akyuzlu, Ph.D.
Professor
Graduate Coordinator

504-280-6186
kakyuzlu@uno.edu

Thermodynamics, Computational fluid-mechanics and heat-transfer, Two-phase flow and heat transfer, Cryogenics, Combustion

ChakravartyUttam Kumar Chakravarty, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Computational and experimental mechanics of solids and structures; Multifunctional, smart/adaptive, and composite materials and structures; Fluid-structure interaction; Dynamics and control; Design

GuillotMartin J. Guillot, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

504-280-6184
mjguillo@uno.edu

Computational fluid dynamics; Subsonic and supersonic aerodynamics; Environmental modeling; Development of numerical methods

504-280-6167
cahall@uno.edu

Biological particle transport; Electrostatic charge of aerosols; Nanoparticle-enhanced illumination; Indoor air quality; Multiphase flow; Dehumidification and condensation control; Energy auditing; Solidification and melting

504-280-6178
pherring@uno.edu

Composite materials; Stress analysis; Finite element analysis; Statistical aspects of materials performance

HuiDavid Hui, Ph.D.
Professor
Director of Composite Material Research Laboratory

504-280-6192
dhui@uno.edu

 

Composite materials; Structural dynamics; Vibration and buckling of plates and shells; Ice mechanics; Plasticity

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PProfessoraul J. Schilling, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chairman

504-280-6632
pschilli@uno.edu

Materials science and engineering; Mechanics of materials; Non-destructive testing

ProfessorMelody Arthur Verges, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

504-280-5472
mverges@uno.edu

Nondestructive testing; Stress analysis; Finite element analysis; Electronic packaging; Composite materials

ProfessorTing Wang, Ph.D.
Jack and Reba Matthey
Endowed Chair
Director of Energy Conversion and Conservation Center (ECCC)

504-280-7183
twang@uno.edu

Gas turbine systems; Transitional and turbulent boundary layer; Fluid mechanics; Heat transfer; Curved flow; Electronic equipment cooling; Bi-diffusion natural convection; Energy conservation; Alternative fuels; Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant

eccc.uno.edu

NormanNorman L. Whitley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Associate Dean

504-280-7120
nwhitley@uno.edu

Mechanisms; Surface design; Collaborative design information architectures; Simulation-based design; Rigid body dynamics; Applied mathematics

 


Adjunct Professors

GuccioneSalvadore Guccione, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor

504-280-6652
sguccion@uno.edu

Education:
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla 
MS, University of New Orleans
BS, University of New Orleans

JudiceMichael A Judice, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor

504-280-6652
mjudice@uno.edu

Education:
Associate Degree, LSUBR.

LoiaconoNick J. Loiancono, M.S.
Adjunct Professor

504-280-6652
nloiaco1@uno.edu

Education:
MS, University of New Orleans
BS, University of New Orleans

CyrWilliam W. St. Cyr II, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor

504-280-6652

Education:
Ph.D., Kansas State University
MS, Kansas State University

Emeritus

 

CrispJohn N. Crisp, Ph.D., P.E., M.E.
Professor Emeritus

Education:
PhD Carnegie-Mellon University
MS University of Akron (Machine Design and Lubrication)

RussoEdwin P. Russo, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus

Education:
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
MS, Tulane University

Staff


ZeringueClaude Zerigue
Scientific Instrument Technician
Mechanical Engineering Dept. Building Coordinator
College of Engineering Technical Staff ECCC

(CERM ) EN 920
504-280-6178
czeringu@uno.edu

Education:
BA, University New Orleans