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Bzymek, Zbigniew
Title: Associate Professor Emeritus
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology, 1967
E-Mail: zbigniew.bzymek@uconn.edu

Dr. Bzymek joined the faculty in 1981. He received his B.S. (1959) and Ph.D. degrees (1967) from Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland, and his M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Michigan (1961). Until 1981 he was a member of the faculty at the Warsaw University of Technology as Research Director of the […]

Keywords: Computational Shape Modeling,Design and Optimization, Computer Aided Design(CAD) modeling, design, emeritus faculty

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Zhang, Bi
Title: Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 1988
E-Mail: bi.zhang@uconn.edu

Dr. Zhang joined the Department in 1992. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He was later with the Laboratory for Manufacturing Processes and Materials at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Zhang’s primary accomplishments lie in research on machining of advanced materials and design of critical […]

Keywords: Computational Shape Modeling,Design and Optimization, Current, dynamics of machining, Dynamics, Sensing and Control, maching process simulation, machining damage prediction, mechanics of machining, Micro and Nano-scale Systems, optimization, precision machine design and control

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Norato, Julian
Title: Assistant Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
E-Mail: julian.norato@uconn.edu

Dr. Norato joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2014.  He holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering with Specialization in Computational Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.  Prior to joining our department, he was responsible for the […]

Keywords: Biomedical Related Applications, computational design, Computational Shape Modeling,Design and Optimization, Current, design optimization, multi-disciplinary optimization, topology optimization

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Kazerounian, Kazem
Title: Professor and Dean of the School of Engineering
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1984
E-Mail: kazem.kazerounian@uconn.edu

Dr. Kazerounian joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 1984 after receiving his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1980, 1981 and 1984, respectively. Dr. Kazerounians expertise is in analytical and computational kinematics and dynamics applied in diverse application fields, such as protein based nano-scale mechanical […]

Keywords: analytical kinematics, Biomedical Related Applications, computational kinematics, Computational Shape Modeling,Design and Optimization, Current, design, design optimization, gear systems, machine systems, Nano-bio mechanical systems

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Ilies, Horea T.
Title: Professor and Department Head
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2000
E-Mail: horea.ilies@uconn.edu

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 […]

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, design, Geometric Computing, Physical Computing, Synthesis of Mechanical Systems

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