Faculty

Wayne State’s mechanical engineering faculty members are renowned for their technical leadership and expertise. For example, Professors Naeim Henein and Walter Bryzik are internationally recognized for their research within the Department’s Center for Automotive Research. DeVlieg Professor and Chair Nabil Chalhoub is known for pioneering advanced controls research, and Professor Sean Wu is respected for unique and innovative sound visualization technology. Within the area of advanced composites materials, Professor Golam Newaz’s research offers key automotive fuel economy opportunities. Students benefit greatly from the faculty’s experience and expertise.

Leela Arava Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Emmanuel Ayorinde Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Victor Berdichevsky Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Walter Bryzik Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Nabil Chalhoub DeVlieg Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Guru Dinda Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
W. Ethan Eagle Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ronald Gibson Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Naeim Henein University Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Raouf Ibrahim Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Marcis Jansons Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Director of Early Engineering Programs
Jerry Ku Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mechanical Engineering
Ming-Chia Lai Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Mechanical Engineering
Golam Newaz Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Mohammad Ali E. Ozbeki Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Valery Pylypchuk Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Omid Samimi Abianeh Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Trilochan Singh Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Chin-An Tan Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Dinu Taraza Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Sean Wu University Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Xin Wu Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering