Faculty & Staff

Pradeep LallPradeep Lall
John and Anne MacFarlane Endowed Distinguished Professor and Director, NSF-CAVE3 Electronics Research Center

Office:1438 Wiggins Hall
Phone: (334) 844-3424
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Ph.D., 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.     

 

Sa'd HamashaSa'd Hamasha
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Office:3301H Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-4340
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Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Binghamton University, 2015

Reliability of Electronics Package (Aging, Thermal Cycling, Vibration, Shock, Drop); Isothermal and Thermal Fatigue of Electronic Components and Interconnects; Fatigue and Damage Accumulation in Solder Materials; Microstructure Evolution of Solder Materials in Realistic Applications; Reliability Engineering; Statistical Modeling; Quality Engineering; Lean Six Sigma & Continuous Process Improvement.

 

Jeffrey SuhlingJeffrey Suhling
Quina Distinguished Professor and Chair

Office:1418 Wiggins Hall
Phone: (334) 844-3332
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Ph.D., 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 Emeritus, Physics

Office:206 Allison Laboratory
Phone: (334) 844-8446
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Ph.D., 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
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
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
Associate Professor

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

Thermal sciences as applied to issues in electronics packaging and manufacture; Modelling of one and two phase fluid flows 

 

Daniel HarrisDaniel Harris
Associate Professor

Office:2418B Wiggins Hall
Phone: (334) 844-3337
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 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1997

Thermal Management of ground based radars, space-based assets, and advanced propulsion systems; Waste Heat Recovery and Use Strategies; Heat pipe technology; Metal felt porous media as conformal wick structures for heat pipes; MEMS cooling technologies and micro-channel heat pipes.


 

George FlowersGeorge Flowers
Professor, Dean of Graduate School

Office:3428 Wiggins Hall
Phone: (334) 844-4375
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Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dynamics of Rotating Machinery; Vibration Analysis of Electronic Systems
 

no_pictureKatherine Giles
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Lall

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