The research area of Mechanics and Materials is involved in the study of welding and joining advancement of engineering materials, corrosion science and engineering, and advanced materials and manfacturing processes.



  • Dr. George Mann
    • Development of an Intelligent Control Scheme for Process Control in Microgravity Experiments, Automation of Underground Mining, Parallel Manipulators, Intelligent Controls, Robotics, and Machine Vision
  • Dr. Oscar De Silva
    • State Estimation, Control Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, Navigation Systems, Sensor Design, Localization and Mapping, Intelligent Prosthetics
  • Dr. Ting Zou
    • Mechatronics, intelligent systems, mechanism design, robotics, sensor function, nonlinear control