Our faculty & staff

Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
Matteo Aureli
Matteo Aureli
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6973
PE 218
1346 3616 3617
Professional Staff
Brenda Barte
Brenda Barte
Administrative Assistant III
(775) 682-7478
PE 204
1345
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty Deformation, microstructure evolution, mechanical properties, modeling and simulation, phase-field, fracture
Lei Cao
Lei Cao
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-1690
PE 228
3618 1346 Deformation, microstructure evolution, mechanical properties, modeling and simulation, phase-field, fracture
Professional Staff
Seth Draper
Seth Draper
Development Technician 3
PE 1A
1345
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
Cahit Evrensel
Cahit Evrensel
Associate Professor and ASME Fellow
(775) 784-6093
PE 220
1346 3616 3617
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty
Feifei Fan
Feifei Fan
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-1489
PE 206
3618 1346
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics
Daichi Fujioka
Daichi Fujioka
Lecturer
(775) 682-7484
PE 202A
1346 3616
Academic Faculty
Mridul Gautam
Mridul Gautam
Vice President for Research and Innovation
(775) 327-2363
RH 201
1346
Affiliated Faculty Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy fluid physics, rheology, macromolecular theory
Alan Jeffrey Giacomin (杰克明)
Alan Jeffrey Giacomin (杰克明)
Adjunct Professor He, him, his
(775) 682-9310
PE 215
1347 3617 fluid physics, rheology, macromolecular theory
Affiliated Faculty Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing
Ronald F.  Gibson
Ronald F. Gibson, ASME Fellow
Adjunct Professor
(775) 225-9970
1347 3618
Academic Faculty Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
Miles Greiner
Miles Greiner
Foundation Professor
(775) 784-4873
WPEB 205
1346 3617
Academic Faculty Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
Mustafa Hadj-Nacer
Mustafa Hadj-Nacer
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7480
PE 219
1346 3617
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
James Hanna
James Hanna
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6406
PE 217
3618 1346 3616 3617
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty
Yanyao Jiang
Yanyao Jiang
Professor and ASME Fellow
(775) 784-4510
WPEB 206
3618 1346
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty additive manufacturing, 3D printing, bioprinting, 4D printing, rheology
Yifei Jin
Yifei Jin
Assistant Professor
PE 230
3618 1346 additive manufacturing, 3D printing, bioprinting, 4D printing, rheology
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty Tribology, Surface Engineering, Manufacturing, Composites
Pradeep Menezes
Pradeep Menezes
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7413
PE 224
3618 1346 Tribology, Surface Engineering, Manufacturing, Composites
Professional Staff
Brian Nagy
Brian Nagy
Development Technician 3
(775) 784-6795
PE 1A
1345
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy Computational fluid dynamics,Unsteady aerodynamics,Fluid-structure interaction,Data-driven modeling and control
Aditya G.  Nair
Aditya G. Nair
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering
(775) 682-6647
PE 232
1346 3616 3617 Computational fluid dynamics,Unsteady aerodynamics,Fluid-structure interaction,Data-driven modeling and control
Academic Faculty Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
Angelina Padilla
Angelina Padilla
Lecturer II
(775) 784-6901
PE 204B
1346 3617
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty
Rahul Ramachandran
Rahul Ramachandran
Lecturer
(775) 784-7522
PE 221
3618 1346
Affiliated Faculty
Yantao Shen
Yantao Shen
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6918
SEM 327
1347
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy
Ryan Tung
Ryan Tung
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-7782
PE 205
1346 3616 3617
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy controls, robotics, data-driven, insects, behavior, system identification, neuroscience, neuroethology
Floris van Breugel
Floris van Breugel
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-9822
PE 226
1346 3616 3617 controls, robotics, data-driven, insects, behavior, system identification, neuroscience, neuroethology
Professional Staff
Heather Vincent
Heather Vincent
Administrative Assistant IV
(775) 682-7482
PE 204
1345
Department Chair Academic Faculty
Petros Voulgaris
Petros Voulgaris
Interim Chair, Founding Aerospace Program Director, and Victor LaMar Lockhart Professor
(775) 682-5725
PE 204C
2850 1346
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics
Eric Wang
Eric Wang
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6094
PE 227
1346 3616
Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing Academic Faculty Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy Thermal Science, Heat Transfer, Energy, Mechanical Engineering
Yan Wang
Yan Wang
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6468
PE 229
3618 1346 3617 Thermal Science, Heat Transfer, Energy, Mechanical Engineering
Academic Faculty Dynamics, Controls and Robotics Control systems; Robotics; Smart materials; Artificial muscles
Jun Zhang
Jun Zhang
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-9383
PE 225
1346 3616 Control systems; Robotics; Smart materials; Artificial muscles

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