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. 

 

West Lafayette Faculty

Mesut Akdere, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Technology, Leadership and Innovation

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

Bedrich Benes, Ph.D.
Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

Gregory Blaisdell, Ph.D.
Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

John Blendell, Sc.D.
Professor, Materials Engineering

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

James Caruthers, Ph.D.
Professor, Chemical Engineering

Kari Clase, Ph.D.
Professor, Technology, Leadership and Innovation

Clark Cory
Associate Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

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

Garcia Bravo, Jose, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

Rado Gazo, Ph.D.
Professor, Forestry & Natural Resources

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

W. Travis Horton
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

Davin Huston
Clinical Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

Bill Hutzel, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Ananth Iyer, Ph.D.
Professor, Operations Management

Seokcheon Lee, Ph.D.
Associate ProfessorIndustrial Engineering

Mark Lehto, Ph.D.
Professor, Industrial Engineering

Anne Lucietto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Paul McPherson
Professor of Practice, Engineering Technology

Dharmendra Mishra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Science

Paul Parsons, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

Guillermo Paniagua Perez, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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

Randy Rapp, D.Mgt.
Associate Professor, Construction Management Technology

Nancy Rasche
Clinical Assistant Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

Greg Shaver, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Tom I-P. Shih, Ph.D.
Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Thomas Siegmund, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Manpreet Singh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Food Science

Charlene Sullivan, Ph.D.
Professor, Management

Jeffrey Youngblood, Ph.D.
Professor, Materials Engineering

 

Fort Wayne Faculty
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Mohammad Alhassan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

Jeff Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Zhuming Bi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Dong Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

David Cochran, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Systems Engineering

Dan Coroian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Adolfo Coronado, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Peter Dragnev, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Barry Dupen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology

Qing Hao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Bongsu Kang, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Beomjin Kim, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Computer Science

Paul I-Hai Lin
Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology

David Momoh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Donald Mueller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Ramesh Narang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology

Michelle Parker
Clinical Assistant Professor, Information Technology

Robert Sedlmeyer
Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

 

Statewide Technology

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

Jon Padfield, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Technology, Leadership & Innovation
Purdue Polytechnic Columbus

W. Michael Pace
Clinical Assistant Professor, Technology, Leadership & Innovation
Purdue Polytechnic South Bend

John Piller
Professor of Practice, Engineering Technology
Purdue Polytechnic South Bend

 

Other Academic

Benjamin Aeschliman
Application Software Developer, Computer Science
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

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

Michael Bogdanor
Senior Application Engineer
Composites Manufacturing and Simulations Center

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

Steven Dunlop
Managing Director, DCMME/GSCMI

Kristi Evans
Occupational Safety Specialist 
Radiological and Environmental Management

Jennifer Hunter
Senior Research Assistant, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

J. Dave Kotterman
Director, Industrial Relations, Industrial Engineering

Petrus Langenhoven
Hydroponic Crop SpecialistHorticulture and Landscape Architecture

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

Benjamin Paxson
Academic IT Specialist, Food Science

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

Daniel Schuster
Energy Risk Analyst, Energy and Construction

Eric Stacy
Purdue Polytechnic Columbus

 

Students

Mabel Baby
Management

Ali Baigelenov
Computer Graphics Technology

Rushabh Banthia

Joe Beckman
Computer Science

Matt Bobrowski

Thomas Bolinger
Computer Science

Priyanka Brunese
Technology Leadership and Innovation

Hyejin 'Joanna' Cho
Industrial Engineering

Rajarshi Choudhuri
Materials Engineering

Sean Cline
Materials Engineering

Manita Dagar
Management

Renu Dalal
Technology Leadership and Innovation

Nicholas Gould
Computer Graphics Technology

Ravi Jagarapu
Management

Shounak Joshi
Engineering Technology

Edwin Kim
Industrial Engineering

Patchara 'Peet' Kitjacharoenchai
Industrial Engineering

Vojtech Krs
Computer Graphics Technology

Vaibhav Kshirsagar
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Satwik Kulkarni
Management

Maria Lins de Castro
Management

Zhouyang 'Joe' Lou

David Lowing
Materials Engineering

Jason Malaise
Electrical Engineering Technology, IPFW

Vibhav Mishra
Management

Mohammad Moshref-Javadi
Industrial Engineering

Ashutosh Nayak
Industrial Engineering

Alexander New
Computer Science, IPFW

Nguyen Nguyen VP
Industrial Engineering

Ashutosh Pandey
Aeronautics and Astronautics

James Parkinson
Industrial Engineering

Adarsh Patil
Civil Engineering

Devon Pessler
Mechanical Engineering Technology

Adam Rose
Computer Information Technology

Olivia Scott
Computer Science, IPFW

Gayathri Shivkumar
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Sayan Sinha
Management

Amit Srikanth
Industrial Engineering

Logan Wells
Forestry and Natural Resources

Nicholas Wong
Computer Graphics Technology

David Ye
Computer Graphics Technology

Craig Zehrung
Mechanical Engineering Technology

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