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Ange-Therese Akono

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

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Brenna Argall

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Oluwaseyi Balogun

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

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Zdeněk Bažant

McCormick Institute Professor, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering

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Research Areas: Micro/Nanoengineering, Fracture/Damage Mechanics, Probabilistic Models, Poromechanics, Sustainability

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Jian Cao

Cardiss Collins Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Civil and Environmental Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

Director, Northwestern Initiative for Manufacturing Science and Innovation (NIMSI)

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Wei Chen

Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Wilson-Cook Professor in Engineering Design

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Yip-Wah Chung

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

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J. Edward Colgate

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Jennifer Dunn

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Director, Center for Engineering Sustainability and Resilience

Associate Director, Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering

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Research Areas:  Energy and Sustainability
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Kornel Ehmann

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering

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Horacio Espinosa

James N. and Nancy J. Farley Professor in Manufacturing & Entrepreneurship

Director, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Program

Director of the Institute for Cellular Engineering Technologies

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Biomedical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Steven Gard

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

(and by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

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Research Areas: Biosystems and Health; Prosthesis/orthosis design and evaluation; Gait biomechanics

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Elizabeth Gerber

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Computer Science

Professor of Communication Studies

Co-Director, Center for Human Computer Interaction + Design

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Research Areas: AI and Design

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Sandip Ghosal

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

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Ping Guo

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Mitra Hartmann

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of Graduate Studies for Biomedical Engineering

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Yonggang Huang

Jan and Marcia Achenbach Professorship in Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and (by courtesy) Materials Science and Engineering

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Mark Johnson

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Professor of Ophthalmology

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Sinan Keten

Professor and Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Biomedical Engineering

June and Donald Brewer Professor

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Sam Kriegman

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of Center for Smart Structures and Materials

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Manohar Kulkarni

Clinical Full Professor and Assistant Chairperson of Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate Program Chair; MS and BS/MS Program Director

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Research Areas: Energy Optimal Control of Thermal Systems; Thermal Systems Design and Analyses; Energy Management; Energy and Sustainability

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Wing Liu

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Materials Science and Engineering

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Richard Lueptow

Professor of Mechanical Engineering (and by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

Senior Associate Dean

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Kevin Lynch

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director, Center for Robotics and Biosystems

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Malcolm MacIver

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Michael Miksis

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

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Julio Ottino

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Distinguished Robert R. McCormick Institute Professor

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Aaron Packman

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Neelesh Patankar

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and (by courtesy) Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

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Michael Peshkin

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Breed Senior Professor of Design

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Jose Pons

Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

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John Rogers

Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery (and by courtesy Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry and Dermatology)

Director, Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics

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Michael Rubenstein

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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John Rudnicki

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

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Ryan Truby

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Petia Vlahovska

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

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Gregory Wagner

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Bette and Neison Harris Chair in Teaching Excellence

Director of Graduate Studies for Mechanical Engineering

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Q. Jane Wang

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Executive Director, Center for Surface Engineering and Tribology

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