Faculty Profile

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Ilies, Horea T.
Professor and Department Head
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2000


E-Mail: horea.ilies@uconn.edu

Building Location: United Technologies Engineering Building Rm. 460

U-Box: 3139

Telephone Number: (860) 486-8813

Facsimile Number: (860) 486-5088

Website Address: http://cdl.engr.uconn.edu/

About Ilies, Horea T.

Dr. Ilies joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2004 from Ford Motor Company. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison, and received M.S. degrees in Mechanics and ME from Michigan State University, and Technical University of Cluj, Romania. He has several years of industrial experience with Ford Motor Company in research, manufacturing, and product design and development activities. His current research interests include geometric and physical computing, shape synthesis and geometric reasoning, and, more generally, center on theoretical and computational aspects for systematic design and manufacturing of engineered systems. Dr. Ilies has received the NSF CAREER award in 2007.

Keywords: Biomedical Related Applications, computational design, Computational Shape Modeling,Design and Optimization, Computer Aided Design(CAD) modling, Computer Aided Engineering(CAE), Computer Aided Mechanics(CAM), Current, Geometric Computing, Physical Computing, Synthesis of Mechanical Systems