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Cunha , Frank
Title: Professor in Residence
Highest Degree: Ph.D., New York University, 1995
E-Mail: francisco.cunha@uconn.edu

Dr. Cunha joined the University of Connecticut as a Professor-in-Residence in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Management for Engineering and Manufacturing (2019). He received his B.S. and M.S. from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. from New York University (1995). Dr. Cunha worked in industry for four decades designing and developing aircraft […]

Keywords: active faculty, advanced manufacturing, Current, Energy Systems, fatigue mechanics, fluid mechanics, fracture mechanics, gas turbine engines, heat transfer, manufacturing, solid mechanics, transport phenomena, turbo machines

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Sheikhi, Reza
Title: Associate Professor In Residence and Associate Department Head
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2005
E-Mail: reza.sheikhi@uconn.edu

Dr. Reza Sheikhi joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2018. He received his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pittsburgh, State University of New York at Buffalo and Sharif University of Technology, Iran, respectively. Dr. Sheikhi has several years of industrial experience and has previously been an Assistant Professor of Mechanical […]

Keywords: active faculty, computational fluid mechanics, computational mechanics, Current, Energy Systems, fluid mechanics, Multi-physics computational modeling, transport phenomena, turbulent combustion, turbulent combustion modeling

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Langston, Lee
Title: Professor Emeritus
E-Mail: lee.langston@uconn.edu

Dr. LEE LANGSTON received a BSME (1959) from the University of Connecticut, MS (1960) and a Ph.D. (1964) from Stanford University. He was with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in Connecticut as a research engineer working on fuel cells, heat pipes and jet engines from 1964 to 1977. During these years he also participated in mountain […]

Keywords: emeritus faculty, experimental and analytical studies of 3D flows, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, turbo machines

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Cetegen, Baki
Title: United Technologies Chair Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1982
E-Mail: baki.cetegen@uconn.edu

Dr. Cetegen joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 1987. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at the University of California, Irvine and a research engineer and group leader at Energy and Environmental Research Corporation, Irvine, CA. He received his B.S. degree (summa cum laude) from Bosphorous University in Istanbul, Turkey (1978), M.S. from […]

Keywords: Applied Mechanics and Advanced Materials Processing, Current, Energy Systems, fire dynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, optical diagnostics, turbulent combustion

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Faghri, Amir
Title: Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Distinguished Dean Emeritus of Engineering
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1976
E-Mail: amir.faghri@uconn.edu

Keywords: boiling and condensation, Current, Energy Systems, enhanced heat transfer, fluid mechanics, heat pipes and fuel cells, heat transfer, Micro and Nano-scale Systems, phase change and solidification, transport phenomena

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