Arvind Agarwal

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

Office: EC 3474
Phone: (305) 348-1701


Dr Cao

Yiding Cao

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.

Office hours:

  • EGN 3343 Thermodynamics I: Monday and Wednesday 5:25-6:25 p.m., in person or through email, phone call, or Zoom. Other times by appointments.
  • Combined class of EML 4603 Air Conditioning Design/EML 5606C Advanced Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems: Monday and Wednesday: 4:25-5:25 pm, in person or through emails, phone calls, or Zoom. Other times by appointments.
Office: EC 3461
Phone: (305) 348-2205
Email :


Jiuhua Chen


Research Interests: Materials Science and Engineering, Mineral Physics.

Office hours: Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 pm

Office: EC 3471
Phone: (305)348-3140


Dr Munroe

Norman D. H. Munroe



Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Office: EC 3443
Phone: (305) 348-3556


Dr Dulikravich

George S. Dulikravich

Professor, Fellow ASME, Fellow AAM, Fellow RAeS, Assoc. Fellow AIAA

In-person office hours: Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm
ZOOM office hours: Wednesdays 6-8 pm

Additional office hours can be arranged for a ZOOM mode

Office: EC 3462
Phone: (305) 348-7016


Ibrahim Tansel

Ibrahim Nur Tansel

Professor Fellow, ASME


Office hours: Tuesday and Thursdays 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Chunlei Wang

Chunlei (Peggy) Wang



Prof. Wang’s research interests are crossing the boundaries of condensed matter physics, electrochemistry, materials processing, and manufacturing. Recently her group is focusing on micro and nanofabrication methods for building novel micro and nanostructures and synthesizing nanomaterials that have unique structures and useful properties for various applications in electronics, energy storage, and biosensing.
Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 pm and by appointment


Office: EC 3463
Phone: (305) 348-1217