Hsing-Wei Chu, Ph.D., P.E
Piper and University Professor, Department Chair

Research Interests: Operations research, statistical decision analysis,network flow

Office: Room 2008 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8094
Email: hsingwei.chu@lamar.edu

Malur Srinivasan, Ph.D., P.E

Research Interests: Structure-property relations in manufactured products, ultrasonic stress evaluation, Nanomaterials

Office: Room 2028 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-7739
Email: malur.srinivasan@lamar.edu

Paul Corder, Ph.D., P.E
Professor, Undergraduate Advisor

Research Interests: Simulation-based design (“SBD”); finite element analysis; mechanical design analysis; product analysis.

Office: Room 2020 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8772
Email: paul.corder@lamar.edu


Kendrick Aung, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Combustion, reacting flows, energy systems, renewable energy

Office: Room 2024 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8764
Email: aungkt@lamar.edu

Xuejun Fan, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Modeling and characterization of materials, and electronics and photonics systems

Office: Room 2623 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-7792
Email: xuejun.fan@lamar.edu

Jenny Zhou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor

Research Interests: Dynamic responses and vibrations of electronic systems, mechanical behaviors of living plants in microgravity, multi-physics modeling, Plant Biomechanics

Office: Room 2022 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8770
Email: jenny.zhou@lamar.edu

Xianchang Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Research Interests: Gas turbine blade cooling and heat transfer, thermal system/cycle analysis and optimization, renewable energy and waste energy usage, heat transfer and combustion,numerical simulation (CFD).

Office: Room 2026 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8774
Email: xianchang.li@lamar.edu

Melinda Kay Venable
Administrative Associate Sr.

Office: Room 2000 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-8769
Email: melinda.venable@lamar.edu

David Marshall Day
Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Technician


Office: Room 1402 Cherry Engineering Building
Phone: (409) 880-1859
Email: david.day@lamar.edu

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