Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science

Hansang Cho Ph.D.

Dr. Cho's research focuses on organ-on-chips, nanobiosensors for the study of neurosciences and cancer biology, innovative mechanical components evolving multiple physics, and portable platforms for healthcare diagnostics and environmental sustainability.

Terry T. Xu Ph.D.

Synthesis and characterization of one-dimensional nanostructures for energy conversion; Study of mechanical properties of individual nanostructures by nanoindentation and/or in-situ testing methods with a scanning electron microscope.

Qiuming Wei Ph.D.

Processing and mechanical properties over a wide spectrum of loading conditions and length scales of nanostructured materials. Size effect of mechanical properties of various materials including crystalline metals, bulk metallic glasses. Constitutive behavior of natural and man-made nanocomposites. Dynamic properties of materials.