Mechanical Engineering

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Littlefield, David, Department Chairperson 2013 -

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    McDaniel, David, Director 2008 -

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    McDaniel, David, Director 2009 -

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    Nichols, Robert, Director 2002 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Alexander, J. Iwan, Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Boylan, Douglas, Professor - Research (P) 2005 -

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    Burke, Donald, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Cinnella, Pasquale, Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Conner, Mark, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Esposito, Richard, Professor - Research (P) 2011 -

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    Koomullil, Roy, Associate Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Littlefield, David, Professor (P) 2005 -

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    McDaniel, David, Associate Professor - Research (P) 2008 -

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    Moradi, Lee, Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Nichols, Robert, Professor - Research (P) 2002 -

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    Ross, Douglas, Assistant Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Santoro, Nick, Associate Professor - Research (P) 2007 -

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    Sicking, Dean, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Taherian, Hessam, Assistant Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Vantsevich, Vladimir, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Walsh, Peter, Professor - Research (P) 2002 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Antony M.D., Veena, Professor (S) 2011 -

    Dr. Antony is Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Antony's medical training began at Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India. Following medical school, Dr. Antony progressed to an internship and residency at New York's Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Following her Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship training in the University of Colorado's School of Medicine, Dr. Antony worked in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Colorado Health S...

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    Bangalore, Purushotham, Associate Professor (S) 2011 -

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    Callahan, Dale, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Eberhardt, Alan, Professor (S) 2010 -

    Alan W. Eberhardt, PhD, is Associate Dean for the UAB School of Engineering, and a Professor within the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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    Fanucchi, Michelle, Associate Professor (S) 2011 -

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    Fathallah-Shaykh M.D., Ph.D., Hassan, Associate Professor (S) 2010 -

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    Huang, Xuan, Assistant Professor (S) 2010 -

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    Kana, Rajesh, Assistant Professor (S) 2010 -

    Dr. Kana has several years of experience in research in the field of autism spectrum disorders. After earning PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India, he completed his postdoctoral training at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2001 he was awarded the William Fulbright pre-doctoral research fellow to do research at University of California Los Angeles. He joined UAB in 2007.

    Dr. Kana is the director of the Cognition, Brain and Autism Laboratory at UAB, and the co-directo...

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    Kerby, Jeffrey, Associate Professor (S) 2010 -

    Dr. Kerby was named director of the Division of Acute Care Surgery in November 2014. A native of Missouri, Dr. Kerby received both his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1989. He completed his surgical residency in general surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999, along with a postdoctoral research fellowship in 1996, earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from UAB in 1997. Following residency, Dr. Kerby ser...

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    Liu M.D., Ph.D., Rui-Ming, Associate Professor (S) 2011 -

    Dr. Rui-Ming Liu received her M.D. and PhD (in Toxicology) degrees from Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China. She is an American Board of Toxicology certified Toxicologist. Dr. Liu joined the UAB School of Public Health in 1999 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005. In 2014, Dr. Liu was promoted to Professor with tenure and moved from School of Public Health to School of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division.

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    Lungu, Claudiu, Associate Professor (S) 2011 -

    Dr. Lungu is an environmental health scientist with background in Physics and nuclear material's engineering. He received a Bachelor of Science in Physics and MS in Nuclear Materials Engineering from University of Bucharest in 1983, received MS in Physics (1994), and Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences from University of South Carolina in 1998. Currently an Associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Mechanical Engineering (secondary) at...

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    Pillay, Selvum, Assistant Professor (S) 2010 -

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    Sathiakumar M.D., Dr.P.H., Nalini, Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Snyder, Scott, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

    Scholarship

    I typically serve as a methodologist or statistician on research projects. This allows me to study issues related to K-12 education, higher education, health, dementia, and training in various fields including defense and engineering. My other research interests relate to grading, systems theory, and autism.

    Service

    I provide service to professional groups at local, state, and national levels in areas that typically relate to my background in measurement, e...

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    Tanik, Murat, Professor (S) 2011 -

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    Xu, Nuo, Assistant Professor (S) 2010 -

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Brooks, Redus, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Chirumamilla, Raja, Credentialed Course Instructor 2012 -

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    Manzella, Julia, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

  • Organization Within