Newly-hired faculty

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering continues to expand its teaching and research enterprise in new and emerging areas and broadening educational programs to meet the needs of a diverse and growing student body.

We are happy to welcome some of the best and brightest teachers and researchers from around the world.

*indicates a joint appointment

2020-2021

Nicole Ang-Wanek
Lecturer
Academic and Student Affairs
MS, Arizona State University

Mayra S. Artiles
Assistant Professor
The Polytechnic School
PhD, Virginia Tech

Jedidiah Crandall *
Associate Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, University of California, Davis

Thomas Czerniawski
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Gennaro De Luca
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
PhD, Arizona State University

Mahmut Selim Ersan
Assistant Research Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, Clemson University

Zhaoyang (Frank) Fan
Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, Northwestern University

Sergi Garcia-Segura
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Yoon Hwa
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, Seoul National University

Mohammadreza Imani
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, University of Michigan

Ashif Sikandar Iquebal
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Texas A&M University

Zilin Jiang
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Kailong Jin
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, Northwestern University

Timothy E. Long *
Center Director and Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, Virginia Tech

Edmund Lorenzen
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
MS, Arizona State University

Nicolò Michelusi
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, University of Padova, Italy

Duong Nguyen
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, University of British Columbia, Canada

Gokul Pathikonda
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ni Trieu
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Oregon State University

Olcay Unver
Professor of Practice
The Polytechnic School
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Dina Verdín
Assistant Professor
The Polytechnic School
PhD, Purdue University

Zhe Xu
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Sui Yang
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of California at Berkeley

2019-2020

Apollo Arquiza
Lecturer
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering

Benjamin Bartelle
Assistant Professor
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
PhD, New York University

Scott Beeman
Assistant Professor
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
PhD, Arizona State University

Dimitri Bertsekas
Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mackenzie Boyer
Lecturer
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, University of Florida

Maria Chavez-Echeagaray
Lecturer
Academic and Student Affairs
PhD, Arizona State University

Michael A Cirillo
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
PhD, University of Maryland University College – MBA

Ivan Sanchez Esqueda
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, Arizona State University

Deliang Fan
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, Purdue University

Michael Findler
Lecturer
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Wright State University

Samira Ghayekhloo
Lecturer
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

Mark Huerta
Lecturer
Academic and Student Affairs
PhD, Arizona State University

Wonmo Kang
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ali Can Kucukozyigit
Lecturer
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Old Dominion University

Barry T Kutz
Lecturer
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, Arizona State University – Master’s

Leila Ladani
Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park

Heewook Lee*
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Indiana University

Xiangjia (Cindy) Li
Assistant Professor (ABD)
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Southern California

Michael Machas
Lecturer
Academic and Student Affairs
PhD, Arizona State University

Ayan Mallik
Assistant Professor
The Polytechnic School
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park

Troy McDaniel
Assistant Professor
The Polytechnic School
PhD, Arizona State University

Steven Millman
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, Stanford University

Alexandra Navrotsky*
Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Chicago

Hasan Ozer
Associate Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Aikaterini Stefanaki
Lecturer
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Vijay B. Suthar
Lecturer
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Stanford University

Kuei-Chun (Mark) Wang
Assistant Professor
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
PhD, University of California, San Diego

Tianfang Xu
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yingzhen Yang
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ruijie Zeng
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jia Zou
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Tsinghua University

2018-2019

Abhinav Acharya
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Florida

Renu Balyan
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
PhD, IIT Delhi

Tiffany Bao
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Tyler Baron
Lecturer
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Arizona State University

Chris Bryan
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, University of California, Davis

Xiangfan Chen
Assistant Professor
The Polytechnic School
PhD, Northwestern University

Wanda Dalla Costa*
Associate Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
MDesR, Southern California Institute of Architecture

Gautam Dasarathy
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, University of Wisconsin—Madison

Mohamed Elhoseiny
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Rutgers University

Elham (Ellie) Fini
Associate Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Daniel Frank
Lecturer
Engineering Academic and Student Affairs
PhD, University of Florida

Robert Gutzwiller
Assistant Professor
The Polytechnic School
PhD, Colorado State University

Kevin Hadley
Lecturer Sr.
Engineering Academic and Student Affairs
PhD, Vanderbilt University

Kerry Hamilton
Associate Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, Drexel University

John Hentges
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
MS, DePaul University

Kirk Jalbert*
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Mohamed Housse Kasbaoui
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, Cornell University

Beomjin Kwon
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Katina Michael*
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, University of Wollongong, Australia

Ariane Middel*
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany

Ryan Milcarek
Assistant Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, Syracuse University

Prescott Perez-Fox
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
MA, University of the Creative Arts

Sung-Min Sohn
Assistant Professor
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
PhD, University of Minnesota

George Stephanopoulos*
Professor
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
PhD, University of Florida

Dinesh Sthapit
Lecturer
The Polytechnic School
MS, Rochester Institute of Technology

Junliang Tao
Associate Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Ruoyu Wang
Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Jessica Weaver
Assistant Professor
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
PhD, University of Miami

Saeed Zeinolabedinzadeh
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology