Faculty & Staff

Pradeep LallPradeep Lall
Thomas Walter Professor and Director, NSF-CAVE3 Electronics Research Center

Office:1438 Wiggins Hall
Phone: (334) 844-3424
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PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 1993

Finite Element for Continua and Structures; Thermo-mechanics, Reliability and Life-Prediction of Electronics Failure-Mechanisms (including solder joints); Prognostics and Structural Health Monitoring of Electronic Structures; Transient Dynamics of Microcircuits and MEMS in Shock and Vibration; Multi-scale Modeling of NANO-Structures; High Strain-rate Constitutive Behavior of Electronic Materials; Models for Human Body Tramua and Injury.     


 

John L. EvansJohn L. Evans
Technology Management Professor

Office:3308 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-1418
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PhD, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Alabama Huntsville, 1991

Developing an automotive engineering education program for the expanding Southeastern US Manufacturing base. Investigating next generation electronics packaging and manufacturing technologies needed for the advanced of the electronics industry.


 

Jeffrey SuhlingJeffrey Suhling
Quina Distinguished Professor and Chair

Office:1418 Wiggins Hall
Phone: (334) 844-3332
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PhD, Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin, 1985

Experimental Mechanics, Solid Mechanics, Advanced and Composite Materials, Finite Element Analysis and Computational Mechanics, Continuum Modeling, Electronic Packaging, Silicon Sensors, Solder Joint Reliability, Mechanics of Paper and Other Wood-Based Materials.


 

Michael J. BozackMichael J. Bozack
Professor-Physics

Office:Allison Labratory
Phone: 334-844-4363
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PhD, Applied Physics, Oregon Health and Sciences University,1985

Gas-and metal-surface reactions, semiconductor surfaces, thin films, ohmic and Schottky contact development, semiconductor processing technology, wide bandgap electronics, liquid metal alloy wetting,and Pb-free solder technology, and tin whiskers.



 

Song-yul ChoeSong-yul Choe
Associate Professor

Office:2418C Wiggins Hall
Phone: 334-844-3328
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Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Berlin, Germany, 1991

Architecture, design, analyses and controls of mechatronic, power source, power conversion system. (Hybrid system, Fuel cell system and Micro power device using new PZT materials, Ultra-high accurate position and speed controls of actuators).

 

Robert JacksonRobert Jackson
Assistant Professor

Office:3418E Wiggins Hall
Phone: 334-844-3340
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Ph. D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004

Multiscale (Macro, Micro and Nano) Tribology, Bearing Testing and Modeling, MEMS, Friction and Wear Fundamentals, Contact Mechanics, Hydrodynamic Lubrication, Bearing Dynamics, Electrical and Thermal Contact Resistance.

 

Roy KnightRoy Knight
Assistant Professor

Office:3418B Wiggins Hall
Phone: 334-844-3300
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Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas, 1986

Thermal Sciences, Thermal Issues in Electronics Packaging and Manufacture

 

Robert DeanRobert Dean
Associate Professor

Office:222 Broun Hall
Phone: 334-844-1838
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Administrative Assistant

Office:1436 Wiggins Hall
Phone: 334-844-1896
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