Engineering

Faculty
Collaborative Faculty
Emeriti
Adjunct Faculty
Staff
Students


Faculty

Dr Jamil Abdo

Dr. Jamil Abdo

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Department Chair

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

Degrees:

Ph.D. Department of  Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, USA
MSc Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Teaching Interests

Mechanical Design, Mechatronics, Product Design and Development, Solid Mechanics

Research Interests

Product Failure Analysis, Machine elements design, Mechatronics

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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. Kaimiao Liu

Assistant professor of Materials Engineering

Office: 102 Compton SC
Telephone: 301.687.3208
Email: kliu@Frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of North Texas
M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Hawaii at Manoa
B.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Hawaii at Manoa

Teaching Interests

Alloy design, Mechanical behavior, Advanced manufacturing techniques, mechanics of materials, additive manufacturing

Research Interests

Alloy design, mechanical behavior, additive manufacturing, friction stir welding, high temperature materials, high temperature hydrogen attack

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Dr. Tariq Masood

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: CSC 104
Telephone: 301-687-7799
Email: tmasood@frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Electrical Power System Smart Grid,  University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
MSc University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Teaching Interests

Power Electronics, Control System classic and advance, Power System Fundamental, Power System Planning, Power System simulation and analysis, Power System Plant Operations, Transient and overvoltage Phenomena, Operations and Management of Power System, Devices Operations & Control, and artificial Intelligence in Power System

Research Interests

Renewable Energy Resources, Computational Intelligence, Centralized and Decentralized Control, Control System Restructuring and Large-scale optimization, Real-time production data management’s modeling and simulation, SMART GRID’s FACTS Technology: STATCOM, SSSC, UPFC, and IPFC control devices operations and control, HVDC Technology, for bulk power delivery

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

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

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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. John Murphy

Associate Professor of Material Engineering

Office: One Seahawk Drive North East, MD 21901 G-204
Telephone: 410-287-3280
Email: jmurphy@cecil.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Materials Engineering,  University of Texas at Dallas in Materials Sci&Eng
MSc University of Texas at Dallas in Materials Sci&Eng

Teaching Interests

Materials properties as they relate to atomic, chemical, and microstructure, both mechanical and optoelectronic

Research Interests

Radiation detectors, nuclear batteries, nuclear radiation transport simulations, thin film electronics, organic electronics

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Dr. Dale Schultz

Associate Professor of Engineering

Email: dschultz@frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Dr. Rajib Barua

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Office: CSC 121
Telephone: 301-687-4792
Email: rbarua@frostburg.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering,  McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
MSc Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

Teaching Interests

Thermofluids, Manufacturing Processes, Materials Science

Research Interests

Thermal Spray, Nanocomposites, Advanced Manufacturing, Biomaterials and Medical Device Development

 


 

UMCP-Mechanical Engineering Frostburg Collaborative Program Faculty

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UMCP- Mechanical Engineering Frostburg Collaborative Program Faculty

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

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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

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
Gail Wyant, Cecil & FSU


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