Distinguished University Professor and Chair, AMERI Director
Research Interests: Carbon nanotube reinforced composites and coatings, plasma spray, surface engineering, nanomechanics and nanotribology, bioceramic coatings, nanomechanics of biological cells and spark plasma sintering.
Lab: Plasma Forming Laboratory
Professor, ASME Fellow
Research Interests: Aerospace Applications, Heat Transfer/Heat Pipes, Electronics Cooling, Gas Turbine Cooling, Internal Combustion Engines/ Heat Engines, Energy Recovery and Renewable Energy Systems, Refrigerators, and Solar Energy.