College of Engineering Faculty

Acevedo, Lorraine
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Akbas, Mustafa
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Almahmoud, Omar
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Anderson, Richard
Professor
B.S., M.S., Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Azizi, Boutros
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Babiceanu, Radu
Professor and Program Coordinator for Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, M.S. in Systems Engineering, and M.S. in Cybersecurity Engineering
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Barriento, Carolina
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., University of Central Florida

Barsoum, Fady
Professor and Co-Op and Internship Coordinator
M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Basu, Debarati
Assistant Professor
Graduate Certificate, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Behi, Farahzad
Professor, Associate Chair, and Undergraduate Program Coordinator
M.S., University of Central Florida

Bethelmy, David
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Bevilacqua, Riccardo
Professor
M., B., Ph.D., Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza

Boetcher, Sandra
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Brown, Jeff
Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering
Ph.D., University of Florida

Bueno, Leonardo
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Butka, Brian
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Canales Garcia, David
Assistant Professor
M., Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
M., Universitat de Barcelona
B., Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Chen, Hongyun
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Chen, Leitao
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Chew, Kai Jun
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Southern California
M.S., Stanford University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Collins, Kyle
Research Assistant Professor and Interim Director of the Eagle Flight Research Center (EFRC)
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Compere, Marc
Associate Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Coyle, Eric
Professor and Program Coordinator for Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., Florida State University

Crittenden, Paul
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Florida

Currier, Patrick
Professor and Chair
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Das, Arka
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Davids, Lisa
Professor, Associate Chair, and Program Coordinator for Engineering Fundamentals
B.S., M.S., Florida State University

Davis, Charles
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Demirkiran, Ilteris
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Dhainaut, Jean-Michel
Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Dikici, Birce
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Divo, Eduardo
Professor and Senior Associate Dean
M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Dogan, Kadriye Merve
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Ehringer Lucas, Claudia
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.A.E., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Ekaterinaris, John
Distinguished Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

El-Sayed, Marwa
Assistant Professor
M.S., University of Cambridge
Ph.D., University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Ellithy, Ghada
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Engblom, William
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Eslami, Habib
Professor
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Ferrando Quilez, Lucas
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Ferrer-Vidal Espana-Heredia, Luis Estefano
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Cranfield University

Gangadharan, Sathya
Professor
M.S., Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Garcia, Monica
Assistant Professor
B.S., Johns Hopkins University
Graduate Certificate, Ph.D., Duke University

Garfield, Keith
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Gnanamanickam, Ebenezer
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Golubev, Vladimir
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Granizo Martinez, Juan
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Grant, Christopher
Professor and Associate Provost
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Gregory, James
Professor and Dean
B., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Greiner, Glenn
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Grigg, Sarah
Assistant Professor
B.S., Graduate Certificate, M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

Gurjar, Ashok
Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Heinzer, Kimberly
Associate Professor
B.S., M.A.E., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Henderson, Troy
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Hilton, Ethan
Assistant Professor
B.S., Louisiana Tech University
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Hockley, Christopher
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Jiang, Yizhou
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Kotecha, Payal
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington

Kulkarni, Mandar
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Lee, Yongho
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Leishman, J
Distinguished Professor
B.S., Eng.Sc.D., Ph.D., University of Glasgow

Liberati, Noemi
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza

Liu, Jianhua
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D., University of Florida

Lovell, Thomas
Professor
B., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
M.S., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Auburn University Main Campus

Luo, Shuzhen
Assistant Professor
M., Hebei University of Technology
B., Tianjin University of Technology
D., Nankai University

Lyrintzis, Anastasios
Distinguished Professor and Chair
M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Mankbadi, Reda
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Brown University

Martin, Scott
Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Medeiros, Stephen
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Florida Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Mello, Alberto
Associate Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Moncayo, Hever
Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Moni, Shafika Showkat
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Namilae, Sirish
Professor and Program Coordinator for Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D., Florida State University

Narayanaswami, Laksh
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Nazari, Morad
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Niure Kandel, Laxima
Assistant Professor
M.S., University of Essex
Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology

Ochoa, Omar
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at El Paso

Parida, Siddharth Shiladitya
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Parr, Scott
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Pembridge, James
Professor and Chair
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Peng, Hao
Assistant Professor
D., Beihang University

Perrell, Eric
Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Prazenica, Richard
Professor and Associate Chair
B.S., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Radosta, Frank
Professor
B.S., University of New Orleans
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Raghavan, Seetha
Professor and Associate Dean
M., Ecole Nationale Superieure de LAeronautique et de lEspace
B., Nanyang Technological University
Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Richter, David
Assistant Professor
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Ricklick, Mark
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Rodriguez, Rafael
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
B.S., University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
M.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Rojas, Eduardo
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Seo, Dongeun
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Singh, Surabhi
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Smith, Jennifer
Professor
B.S., M.S., University of Utah
Ph.D., Utah State University

Stansbury, Richard
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Engineering
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Steinhauer, Heidi
Professor and Associate Dean
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Sterlacci, Gaetano
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Su, Dan
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Sultana, Rumia
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Wichita State University

Sypeck, David
Professor
B.S., University at Buffalo
M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia-Main Campus

Tang, Yan
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Towhidnejad, Massood
Professor, Chair, and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Software Engineering
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Tran, Hai
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Walck, Christine
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Watson, Bryan
Assistant Professor
B.S., United States Naval Academy
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

White, Darris
Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Yang, Tianyu
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Yoshigoe, Kenji
Professor
B.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Zhao, Yi
Professor and Associate Chair
M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Zhou, Yue
Assistant Professor
B.S., Shenyang University of Technology
M.S., Northeastern University