ME People

Mechanical Engineering Faculty
Farrukh Alvi, Ph.D.

Farrukh Alvi, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies, Don Fuqua Eminent Scholar & Professor of Mechanical Engineering
George Buzyna

George Buzyna, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Dr. David Cartes

David Cartes, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
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Lance Cooley, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director, Applied Superconductivity Center (ASC)
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Suvranu De, Sc.D.

Dean, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Wei Guo, Ph.D.

Wei Guo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department Graduate Director (ME)
Eric Hellstrom, Ph.D.

Eric Hellstrom, Ph.D.

Professor & FSU Materials Science Program Director, Department Graduate Director (Mat Sci)
Patrick Hollis, Ph.D.

Patrick Hollis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator
Simone Peterson

Simone Peterson Hruda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advising Coordinator
Anjaneyulu Krothapalli, Ph.D.

Anjaneyulu Krothapalli, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
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Rajan Kumar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director, Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion (FCAAP)
David Larbalestier, Ph.D.

David Larbalestier, Ph.D.

Krafft Professor, Chief Materials Scientist of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory & Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Keith Larson

Keith Larson

Teaching Faculty III, Undergraduate Machine Shop Supervisor & Mechanical Engineering Lab Coordinator
William Oates, Ph.D., P.E.

William Oates, Ph.D., P.E.

Chair and Cummins, Inc. Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Chiang Shih, Ph.D.

Chiang Shih, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director, Aero-Propulsion, Mechatronics & Energy (AME) Building
Mehdi Vahab

Mehdi Vahab

Research Faculty
Steven Van Sciver, Ph.D.

Steven Van Sciver, Ph.D.

John H. Gorrie Professor
Mechanical Engineering Staff
Natalie Alday

Natalie Alday

Undergraduate Studies Program Administrator
Breda Arnell

Breda Arnell

Graduate Studies Program Administrator
Pro Hruda

Pro Hruda

Travel and Purchasing Representative