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FACULTY

Dr Jamil Abdo

Dr. Jamil Abdo

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Department Chair

Office: 105 Compton SC
Telephone: 301-687-7026
Email: 
jabdo@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
MSc Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Teaching Interests

Mechanical design, product design theory and methodology, solid mechanics

Research Interests

Solid mechanics, product failure analysis, developing designer tools for system and product design engineering

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Dr. Hang Deng-Luzader

Professor of Physics

Office: 245 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4385
Email: hluzader@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Maryland at College Park
M.S. Northeastern University
B.S. Beijing Teachers College

Teaching Interests

Quantum physics, modern physics, particle physics. Specific interest and experience in college preparation and secondary school science

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Dr. Mohammed Eltayeb

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: 246 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4160
Email: mseltayeb@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Ohio State University
M.S. University of Akron
B.S. University of Kartoum

Teaching Interests

Computer engineering and science, distributed parallel and heterogeneous computing networking (wireline and wireless network technologies), real-time and embedded systems

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Dr. Gregory P. Latta

Professor of Physics

Office: 121 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4792
Email: glatta@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Physics Kent State University
M.A. Physics Kent State University
B.S. Applied Mathematics Kent State University

Teaching Interests

Astronomy and astrophotography, audio and radio engineering and recording acoustics, experimental physics, music

John Lynch

Dr. John Lynch

Lecturer

Office: Compton SC 123A
Telephone: 301.687.3166
Email: jjlynch@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Colorado
M.S. University of Colorado
B.A. Tufts University

Teaching Interests

Dynamics, electronics, first-year engineering

Dr Zhen Liu

Dr. Zhen Liu

Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

Office: 104 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.7799
Email: zliu@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Polymer Engineering Auburn University
M. S. Chemistry/Polymer Physics Tufts University
B. S. Polymer Chemistry Lanzhou University

Teaching Interests

Mechanics of materials; Engineering materials; Nanoengineering system design; Advanced manufacturing systems; Micro- and nanofabrication

Research Interests

Nanosystems engineering; Integrated composites; Sustainable materials and devices

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Dr. Eric Moore

Associate Professor of Physics

Office: 122 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4500
Email: ejmoore@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Applied Physics University of Maryland Baltimore County
M.S. Applied Physics University of Maryland Baltimore County
B.S. Physics Frostburg State University

Teaching Interests

Introductory physics, senior research and seminar

Research Interests

Physics education, materials characterization and performance

Dr George R. Plitnik

Dr. George R. Plitnik

Professor of Physics

Office: 120 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4159
Email: gplitnik@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Physics Brigham Young University
M.A. Solid State Physics Wake Forest University
B.A. Physics, B.S. Mathematics Lebanon Valley

Teaching Interests

Acoustics, vibration, energy and the environment

Dr Oguz Soysal

Dr. Oguz Soysal

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: 119 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.7079
Email: osoysal@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Istanbul Technical University
M.S. Electrical Engineering Istanbul Technical University
B.S. Electrical Engineering Istanbul Technical University

Teaching Interests

Circuits and systems, robotics, automatic control, energy systems

Dr Jason Speights

Dr. Jason Speights

Associate Professor of Physics
Director of Multimedia Learning Center

Office: 189-D Gira CCIT
Telephone: 301.687.4339
Email: jcspeights@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Physics with Dissertation in Astrophysics NM Tech
M.S. Physics with Thesis in Astrophysics NM Tech
B.S. Physics NM Tech
A.S. Physical Science Maplewoods Community College

Teaching Interests

Theoretical Physics; Computational Physics; Astrophysics; Modern Physics; Introductory Physics

Research Interests

Galactic Dynamics and Evolution; Parameter Estimation; Data Analysis; Instrumentation; Multi-wavelength Astronomy

Additional Information

Multimedia Learning CenterPublications

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Dr. Julie Yi-Zun Wang

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: 103 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.3208
Email: yjwang@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Professional Engineering license Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Lehigh University
M. S. Mechanical Engineering Lehigh University

Teaching Interests

Fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer

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Dr. Dale Schultz

Associate Professor of Engineering

Email: dschultz@frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 


 

UMCP/FSU Mechanical Engineering Collaborative Program Faculty

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UMCP/FSU Mechanical Engineering Collaborative Program Faculty & Program

The Mechanical Engineering program at Frostburg State University is a collaborative, distance learning program with University of Maryland, College Park, A. James Clark School of Engineering. For more information, please visit University of Maryland Distance Learning Programs.

 



EMERITI

Dr Robert Doyle

Dr. Robert Doyle

Email: rdoyle@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Astronomy University of Virginia
M.S. Astronomy University of Virginia
B.S. Physics Georgia Tech

Teaching Interests

Astronomy, physics, energy and the environment, science and religion

Research Interests

Astronomy education

Dr Joseph Hoffman

Dr. Joseph Hoffman

Email: jhoffman@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Astro-Geophysics University of Colorado
M.S. Astro-Geophysics University of Colorado
B.S. Physics Pennsylvania State University

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate physics, undergraduate physical science

Research Interests

Physics education, undergraduate student physics

Dr Stephen Luzader

Dr. Stephen Luzader

Email: mhkentrus@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Physics University of Wisconsin
M.S. Physics University of Wisconsin
B.S. Physics West Virginia University

Teaching Interests

MBL-based instruction in thermodynamics, waves, modern physics, acoustics, chaos

Mr Francis Tam

Mr. Francis Tam

Email: ftam@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

M.S. University of Minnesota
B.A. University of California at Berkeley

Teaching Interests

Meteorology, integrated science and mathematics, teacher education, general physics, quantum mechanics


ADJUNCT FACULTY


Beth Hoffman
, FSU
Michael Prohonic III, FSU
Douglas Ashworth, Arundel Mills
Thomas Eberle, Arundel Mills
James Rhodes, Arundel Mills
Latha Suryavanshi Mahadeva Rao, Arundel Mills
William Hemphill, Cecil
Tanya Jackson, Cecil
Joseph Sharpe, Cecil


STAFF

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Ms. Crystal Frantz

Administrative Assistant I

Office: 123 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4298
Email: cafrantz@Frostburg.edu

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Ms. Janet Lancaster
Administrative Assistant II

Office: 123-C Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.3250
Email: JLancaster@Frostburg.edu

Mr Duane Miller

Mr. Duane Miller

Sr. Laboratory Manager/Coordinator, Manufacturing Center

Office: 107 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.4156
Email: dmiller@Frostburg.edu

Teaching Interests: Additive and subtractive manufacturing equipment and processes.

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Mr. Kevin Fearon

Research Machinist

Office: Compton Science Center, Room 108 (Machine Shop)
On-Campus Telephone: 7790
Email: kfearon@Frostburg


Students

Spencer HamblinTeaching and Research Assistant
Jared Hose:Lab Assistant
Nate "Chris" Owens:Machine Shop Assistant
Nick Harris:Additive Manufacturing Lab and Research Assistant
Shea Przywieczerski: Student Lab Manager
Philip Bernstein: Research Assistant
Kevin Hedgeman: Teaching Assistant
Tyler Malone: Teaching Assistant
Sabrina Martin:Teaching Assistant
James Dean: Machine Shop Assistant
Daniel Records: Additive Manufacturing Lab Assistant
Amanda Ridenour:Department Website Specialist
Joshua Smith: Teaching Assistant
Robert Spitler: Lab Assistant