Faculty and Students

Faculty and student participants in the Technical Assistance Program

Each year TAP engages faculty and students from multiple campuses in projects with business, industry, healthcare, and government. For example, many are involved each year in technical assistance projects for Indiana companies.

Below is a list of the faculty, students and other academic participants from the past fiscal year. 

 

Faculty

Hosni Abu-Mulaweh, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Alina Alexeenko, Ph.D.
Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Mohammad Alhassan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Jeff Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Zhuming Bi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Carl Bigelow, Ph.D.
Professor, Agronomy

John Blendell, Sc.D.
Professor, Materials Engineering

Thomas Brady, Ph.D.
Professor, Industrial Engineering
Purdue North Central

Stephen Byrn, Ph.D.
Professor, Industrial and Physical Pharmacy

Sarah Calve, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

James Caruthers, Ph.D.
Professor, Chemical Engineering

Robert Chapman
Extension Forest Wildlife Specialist, Forestry and Natural Resources

Dong Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Weinong Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Kari Clase
Associate Professor, Technology, Leadership and Innovation

David Cochran, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Systems Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Dan Coroian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Clark Cory
Associate Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

M. Austin Creasy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Columbus Polytechnic

Peter Dragnev, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Joseph Dues
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
New Albany Polytechnic

Barry Dupen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Brian Farkas, Ph.D.
Professor, Food Science

Richard Feinberg, Ph.D.
Professor, Consumer Science

R. Mark French, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Eric Furgason, Ph.D.
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (in memorium)

Qingyou Han, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Bryan Hubbard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Construction Management Technology

Davin Huston
Clinical Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

Ananth Iyer, Ph.D.
Professor, Operations Management

Connie Justice, D.Cs.
Clinical Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Bongsu Kang, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Beomjin Kim, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Computer Science
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Chad Laux, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Technology Leadership & Innovation

Mark Lehto, Ph.D.
Professor, Industrial Engineering

Bridget Leonard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Marketing
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Enrico Martinez, Ph.D.
Professor, Chemical Engineering

Craig Miller
Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

David Momoh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Donald Mueller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Ramesh Narang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Arun Prakash, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering

Karthik Ramani, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Randy Rapp, DM
Associate Professor, Construction Management Technology

Darlene Sedlock, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Physical Education

Tom I-P. Shih
Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Thomas Siegmund
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Manpreet Singh
Associate Professor, Food Science

John Springer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer and Information Technology

Gary Steffen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer, Electrical and Information Technology
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Charlene Sullivan, Ph.D.
Professor, Management

Rodney Vandeveer
Professor, Technology Leadership and Innovation (retired)

 Pavlos Vlachos, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Jeffrey Youngblood, Ph.D.
Professor, Materials Engineering

 

 

Other Academic

Jason Barnes
Associate Director, Systems Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Patrick Brunese, Ph.D.
Senior Academic Administrator, Industrial Engineering

Steven Dunlop
Managing Director, DCMME/GSCMI

Matthew Ferrell
Laboratory Manager, Engineering Technology
Columbus Polytechnic

Joseph Henseler
Industrial Hygienist, Radiological and Environmental Management

KiHyung Kim, Ph.D.
Post Doc Research Assistant, Industrial Engineering

Petrus Langenhoven
Hydroponic Crop SpecialistHorticulture and Landscape Architecture

Grigori Medvedev, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Chemical Engineering

Robert Santini, Ph.D.
Senior Instrumentation Scientist, Chemistry (retired)

 

Students

Joe Beckman
Computer Science

Matt Bobrowski
Management

Priyanka Brunese
Technology Leadership and Innovation

Xi Chen
Materials Engineering

Yinglong Chen
Mechanical Engineering

Hyejin 'Joanna' Cho
Industrial Engineering

Rajarshi Choudhuri
Materials Engineering

Sean Cline
Materials Engineering

Edwin Kim
Industrial Engineering

Joshua Kinney
Computer Information Technology

Vaibhav Kshirsagar
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Timothy Loescher
Industrial Engineering

David Lowing
Materials Engineering

Mohsen Moghaddam
Industrial Engineering

Mohammad Moshref-Javadi
Industrial Engineering

Aishwarya Murali
Management

Nguyen Nguyen VP
Industrial Engineering

Steven Oates
Management

Ashutosh Pandey
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Adarsh Patil
Civil Engineering

Gayathri Shivkumar
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Sayan Sinha
Management

Shawnie Springfield
Computer and Information Technology, IUPUI

Varun Sridharan
Industrial Engineering

Amit Srikanth
Industrial Engineering

Jim Stratton
Mechanical Engineering Technology

Erol Unal
Civil Engineering

Ravikiran Vasudevan
Industrial Engineering

Craig Zehrung
Mechanical Engineering Technology

Young Zhuang
Management

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