Materials Processing and Applications Development (MPAD) Center

Dr. Cheng Pic

 Gary C. Cheng, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor, UAB Mechanical Engineering
 (205) 934-2038 
 Expertise: CFD, Thermal and heat transfer modeling

Dr. Nitin Chopra Pic

 Nitin Chopra, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
 (205) 975-0321
 Expertise: Nanomaterials, devices and systems

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 Alan W. Eberhardt, Ph.D.
 Professor, Associate Dean, Biomedical Engineering
 (205) 934-8464
 Expertise: Biomechanics, body-structure interactions, medical devices.

 Dr. Floyd Pic
 Evan Floyd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Occupational & Environmental Health
 University of Oklahoma, College of Public Health
 (405) 271-2070, ext. 41162
 Expertise: Nanomaterials for health and industrial safety

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 Fouad H. Fouad, Ph.D.
Chair & Professor
 UAB Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
 Expertise: Sustainable infrastructure design & construction
 material, rehabilitation with a focus on reinforced concrete
 & steel structures 

Ganesh Deka, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
UAB Materials Science & Engineering
Materials Processing & Applications Development Center;
Expertise: Fibers, prototype development, product development and commercialization.

Dr. Haider Pic

 Mohammad Rafiqul Haider, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor, UAB Electrical and Computer Engineering
 (205) 975-0321
 Expertise: Sensors and sensor development

Dr. Mahesh Hosur Pic

 Mahesh Hosur, Ph.D.
 Research Professor in Materials Engineering
 Tuskegee University
 (334) 974-4220
 Expertise: Nano/bio materials, polymer kinetics,
 sustainability, dynamic response


 James M. Johnston Jr., M.D.
 Assistant Professor of UAB Neurosurgery
 Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery
 (205) 638-9653 
 Expertise: Concussion research, sports injury reduction

 Dr. Jong-Eun Kim Pic

Jong-Eun Kim, Ph.D.
 Research Associate Professor, UAB Mechanical Engineering
 (205) 975-5889
 Expertise: Dynamic simulations, impact and biomechanics modeling

Dr. Roy Koomullil Pic

 Roy Koomullil, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor, UAB Mechanical Engineering
 (205) 934-0832
 Expertise: CFD, complex flow modeling 

Dr. Karthikeyan Lingasubramanian Pic

 Karthikeyan Lingasubramanian, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
 (205) 975-3385
 Expertise: Design for hardware security, Reliability and low
 power in VLSI circuits and systems, Emerging technologies
 in computing hardware

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 Claudiu, Lungu, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor, UAB Environmental Health Sciences
 (205) 934-2072
 Expertise: Evaluating environment/occupational exposures,
 3D technology for designing respirator face pieces,
 use of nanotubes for air sampling, and air pollution control
 & environmental remediation


Dr. Lee Moradi Pic

 Lee Moradi, Ph.D., P.E.
 Director of Engineering, UAB CBSE
 (205) 975-2718
 Expertise: Aerospace systems, vehicle assemblies, deep space devices and systems

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 Dean L. Sicking, Ph.D.
 Professor, UAB Mechanical Engineering
 (205) 934-8492
 Expertise: Crash Worthiness Design, Computational Mechanics,
 Race Track and Roadside Safety

Yogesh Vohra

Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D.
UAB Professor University Scholar, Department of Physics.
Founding Director of the UAB Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration (CNMB) at UAB.
Associate Dean in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences and Director of the NASA-Alabama Space Grant Consortium.
Expertise: Properties of materials under extreme conditions of pressures and temperature, synthetic diamond growth and applications, nanomaterials for dental, hip and knee joints and biomaterials for regenerative medicine. More details

Dr. Yildirim Pic

 Abidin Yildirim, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor, UAB Electrical and Computer Engineering
 (205) 934-8440
 Expertise: Smart structures, electronic integration