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Research Faculty

Center for Traffic Operations and Control

Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, Ph.D., P.E.

Director of NIATT & Professor

Engineering Physics 113C


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Engineering Surveying, Highway Design & Traffic Systems, Simulation of Transportation Systems, Traffic Flow Theory, Intersection Traffic Operations
Areas of Expertise: Transportation Engineering
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Suat Ay, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 212


Kevin Chang, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

Engineering Physics 110B


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Introduction to Civil Engineering, Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering, Traffic Systems Design, Civil Engineering Professional Seminar, Public Transportation
Areas of Expertise: Transportation Engineering
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Brian Dyre

Associate Professor

Student Health Center 008B


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Advanced Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology, Engineering Psychology, Sensation and Perception
Areas of Expertise: visual psychophysics, mathematical modeling of visual processes, visual displays and virtual environments
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Jim Frenzel, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 207


Engineering Physics 115H


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Civil Engineering Analysis & Design, Sustainable Transportation and Community Design, Transportation Planning, Transportation Safety Analysis
Areas of Expertise: Transportation Engineering and Transportation Planning
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Brian Johnson, Ph.D., P.E.

University Distinguished Professor, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Endowed Chair in Power Engineering

Gauss-Johnson 201


Michael Kyte, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor Emeritus

Engineering Physics Building 115E


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Transportation Engineering
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Janssen 320


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Computer Operating Systems, Data Communication Systems, Survivable Systems and Networks, Fault-Tolerant Systems
Areas of Expertise: Fault-tolerant systems, resilient and survivable systems, computer and network security
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Richard Wall, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor Emeritus

Gauss-Johnson Lab 203


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Distributed processing, imbedded precision control and power system transient modeling

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Center for Clean Vehicle Technology

Steven Beyerlein, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Engineering Physics 324I


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Computer Aided Engineering, Mechanical System Design I & II, Advanced CAD, Lean Manufacturing, Combustion Engine Systems
Areas of Expertise: Teaching Design, Assessment of Project Learning, Engine Modeling, Engine Testing

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Dan Cordon, Ph.D.

Clinical Faculty Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 234H


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Dynamics, Introduction to Mechanical Design, Thermodynamics, Capstone Design
Areas of Expertise: Internal combustion engines, specifically looking at performance and emissions characteristics of various alternative fuels and non-traditional means of ignition
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James Martin Lab 81A


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Agricultural Processing Systems, Engineering Analysis and Design, Bioprocess Engineering, Biofuels, Thermochemical Technologies for Biomass Conversion
Areas of Expertise: Utilization of bio-based resources for value-added products and renewable energy through biological / biochemical / thermochemical processing.
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Gauss-Johnson 205


CNR 102D


Email Armando McDonald

Campus: Moscow
Courses: Forest Product Issues and Technology, Biocomposites, Lignocellulosic Biomass Chemistry, Biomaterial Product and Process Development
Areas of Expertise: Carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry, Wood materials chemistry and wood science, Biopolymer and Biomaterials science, Natural products chemistry
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David N. McIlroy


David N. McIlroy

Engineering-Physics 335


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Electromagnetic Fields I, Electromagnetic Fields II
Areas of Expertise: Condensed Matter Physics
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Gauss-Johnson 234D


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Computer Aided Design Methods, Machine Component Design I/II, Intermediate Mechanics of Materials, Advanced Computer Aided Design
Areas of Expertise: Applied Mechanics and Manufacturing; Experimental Stress Analysis; TQM

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Jon Van Gerpen, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Engineering and Physics Building 401

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Tao Xing, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Engineering Physics 324F


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Turbomachinery, Fluid Dynamics, Mechanical Systems Design I/II, Thermal Energy System Design, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Mechanical Engineering Analysis
Areas of Expertise: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Onshore and Offshore Wind Turbines, Vehicle Aerodynamics, Verification & Validation, Pulmonary Ventilation, Desalination Technology, Ship Hydrodynamics
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Center for Transportation Infrastructure

Buchanan 131


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Properties of Construction Materials, Pavement Design & Evaluation, Engineering Mechanics of Materials
Areas of Expertise: Transportation Engineering and Pavement Materials
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Buchanan 101


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Engineering Graphics, Rock Mechanics, Tunnel Design & Construction, Excavation & Materials Handling
Areas of Expertise: Geological Engineering
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Buchanan 106


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Theory of Structures, Steel Design, Advanced Design of Steel Structures, Structural Reliability of Engineered Systems, Dynamics of Structures, Finite Element Analysis, Matrix Structural Analysis, Engineering Statics
Areas of Expertise: Structural Engineering
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Buchanan 107


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering Design, Engineering Properties of Soils, Advanced Foundation Engineering, Seepage and Slope Stability, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Statics
Areas of Expertise: Geotechnical Engineering
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