• Stephen Baek

    Associate Professor
    Stephen Baek

    Stephen Baek is an Associate Professor of Data Science at the University of Virginia, where he also holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

  • Hilary Bart-Smith headshot photo

    Professor Bart-Smith joined the University of Virginia faculty in the fall of 2002. Dr. Bart-Smith came to UVA from Princeton University where she worked at the Princeton Materials Institute with A.G. Evans. Bart-Smith has founded the Multifunctional Materials and Structures Laboratory and the Bio-inspired Engineering Research Laboratory.

  • J. Taylor-Beard

    Associate Professor Emeritus
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    He joined the University of Virginia in 1965 and to recognize his outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching efforts, Taylor Beard was named Lucien Carr Associate Professor for the year 1997-98. He served as an American Specialist for the U. S. State Department's International Communications Agency, lecturing in Pakistan on solar energy.

  • Qing (Cindy) Chang headshot
    Qing Chang’s current research interests include math-based and data-enabled modeling and analysis of dynamic manufacturing systems, improving manufacturing efficiency and sustainability through adaptive control and machine learning-based methods, and driving innovation in human-robot…
  • Harsha Chelliah

    Professor Chelliah is currently serving as the Program Director for Combustion and Fire Systems in the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems at the National Science Foundation (NSF). His research interests are vast and include fundamental investigations on interaction of finite-rate kinetics with transport.

  • Jeff R. Crandall

    Professor Emeritus
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    Jeff Crandall served as the Director of the University’s Center for Applied Biomechanics from 1994-2019. His research focuses on understanding human response and injury in automobile safety, sports, and military protection. He has experience with experimental biomechanics spanning the length scales of tissue samples to whole body cadavers.

  • Chloe Dedic

    Associate Professor
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    Dedic received her B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Iowa State University in 2012 and 2017, respectively. After graduation she worked as a visiting scientist with the National Institute of Aerospace at NASA Langley Research Center and joined the University of Virginia as an assistant professor in 2018. Dedic is an active member of the AIAA.

  • Haibo Dong

    Professor Director of Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering
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    Prior to joining UVA as an Associate Professor in 2012, Dr. Dong was an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Wright State University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering from UCLA in 2003. After completing his doctorate, he spent three years as a post-doctoral researcher at the George Washington University.

  • Jason Forman

    Research Associate Professor
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    Jason Forman's research includes the development and biofidelity evaluation of anthropomorphic test devices, the execution of  impact biomechanics in simulated automobile environments, the development of injury risk functions with dummies and computational models, analysis for injury risk evaluation, and investigating the effects on injury risk.

  • Tomonari Furukawa

    Professor and Zinn Faculty Scholar Director of VICTOR Lab
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    Professor Furukawa received his B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Waseda University, Japan, in 1990, and a M.Eng. (Research) in Mechatronic Engineering from University of Sydney, Australia, in 1993 and a Ph.D in Quantum Engineering and Systems Science from University of Tokyo…