DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review
of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains
six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct
Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research
Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full
or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate
graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.
SUMANTA ACHARYA, Professor, PhD (1982), University of Minnesota 
WILLIAM S. JANNA, Professor,PhD (1976), University of Toledo 
GLADIUS LEWIS, Professor, PhD (1976), University of Nottingham, England 
HSIANG HSI LIN, Professor, PhD (1985), The University of Cincinnati 
JEFFREY G. MARCHETTA, Assistant Professor, PhD (2002), The University of Memphis 
GARY QI, Assistant Professor, PhD (1996), Texas Tech University 
JIADA MO, Associate Professor, PhD (1989), The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 
TEONG TAN, Associate Professor, PhD (1984) Iowa State University 
FRANK DUDDE, Dipl.-Ing. (1991), University of Stuttgart 
GORDON HUNTER, PhD (1984), Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
JIANYU LI,PhD (2006), Dalian University of Technology 
HAI TRIEU, PhD (1995), Case Western Reserve University 
STEVEN F. WAYNE, PhD (1984), University of Connecticut 
YONGQUAN ZHOU, MS (1997), Rochester Institute of Technology 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.