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Faculty & Staff
External Gas Path Heat Transfer, Film Cooling, Aerodynamics, Influence of Flow Field Turbulence, Turbulence Modeling, Gas Turbine Component Cooling
Teaching Interests: Thermodynamics, Convective Heat Transfer, Gas Turbines, Compressible Flow, Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer Processes, Fluid Mechanics
Engineering disasters, Failure Analysis, Finite Element Analysis, Pressure Vessel Component Design, Materials.
Engineering disaster analysis, Introduction to Finite Element Analysis, Material Science, Advance Finite Element Analysis, Engineering Design, Mechanical Design Fundamentals. Engineering Materials, Engineering Disasters (Honors Course).
Composite Materials, Fatigue and Corrosion Fatigue, Diffusion Bonding of Metals.
ME 101-Intro to Mech. Engr., ME 301-Materials Science, ME 313- Materials Properties and Selection, ME 490-Composite Materials, ME 524-Deformation and Fracture, ME 542-Thermodynamics of Materials.
Dr. Nanak Grewal
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, 1979
Heat Transfer in Fluid Beds.
Courses in thermal sciences area.
Advanced Materials Processing and Sintering, Nanomaterials, Structural and High Temperature Materials, CO2 Sequestration and Green Materials, Tribology, Oxidation, and Surface Studies.
Materials Science and Engineering Courses
Meysam Haghshenas, PhD
PDF; Centre for Advanced Materials Joining (CAMJ), University of Waterloo, Canada.
Structure– properties– processing relationships in Materials; Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of engineering materials. Ambient and elevated-temperature (Thermomechanical) processing of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.
Mr. Peter Letvin
M.S Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University 2008
B.S Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota 2004
Design (Systems, Facility, Process, and Mechanical), Energy topics, Industrial Instrumentation and Control, Project Management, Professional Development, Technical Communications, Inventions, IP and Contracting, Entrepreneurship.
Prof. Dustin McNally
B.S., M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota, 2006/2007
PG.C (PostGraduate Certificate), Hydrogen Safety Engineering, Ulster University, Belfast, NI, UK, 2009
B.S., International/Middle East Studies, University of North Dakota, 2011
Computer applications (CAD modelling and programming), engineering design projects/student design, materials selection, and general engineering topics.
Machine learning, intelligent systems, computer vision, visual control of robots, augmented reality, automation, and image processing.
Computer programming (ENGR 200), graphics, robotics, kinematics and dynamics, controls.
Dr. Anjali Sandip
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2014
Computational solid mechanics, mechanics of materials, finite element analysis, high performance computing, bio mechanics, nano mechanics
Mechanics of materials, finite element analysis, machine component design, CAD modeling, programming
Dr. William Semke
Professor, Department Chair
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
Dynamics, Vibrations, Precision Engineering, Space Hardware Design, Finite Element Analysis, and Experimental Methods.
Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines, Machine Component Design, Senior Seminar, Mechanical Engineering Practice Lab, Senior Design I&II, Mechanical Vibrations, Advanced Vibrations, Advanced Dynamics, and Satellite Systems Engineering.
M.S., Industrial Technology, University of North Dakota, 1979
3D Surface and Solid Modeling, Rapid Prototyping Modeling and Development, Animation of Solid Models, Introduction to Mechanical Engineering, Computer Applications in Engineering.
Dr. Clement Tang
Director, ME Graduate Program Director
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2011
Thermal Fluid Sciences. Multiphase Flow Heat Transfer, Complex Fluid Flow, Microfluidics, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer.
Teaching Interests: Heat and Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Mechanical Measurements, Multiphase Flow Heat Transfer, Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer.
Dr. Cai Xia Yang
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Canada. 2008
Nonlinear system modeling, control and stability analysis; Vibration data analysis and its application on accelerated testing and machine condition monitoring; Transit bus fuel economy estimation based on operation data and bus electrification.
Dynamics, Advanced Dynamics, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines, System Dynamics and Control, Machine Component Design, Design of Machinery, Mechanical Engineering Practice Lab, Mechanical Vibrations, Advanced Vibrations, and Numerical Methods in Engineering.
Dr. Marcellin Zahui
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University, 1999
Active Noise an Vibration Control, Macrosonic, Acoustic Instrument, Mechanical Design.
Mechanics, Machine Design, Engineering Laboratories, Acoustic, Noise Control, Computer Assisted Engineering, Mechanical Vibrations, Programmable Logic Controller
B.A. Business Administration, UND, May 1987
B.S. Industrial Technology, UND, May 1985
Associates Degree, Northland Community Technical College