Current MDP Faculty

Partners from across campus who have engaged and supported the Multidisciplinary Design Program in a variety of ways.

Johannes Schwank

MDP Faculty Co-Director

James and Judith Street Professor of Chemical Engineering

Harvey Bell

MDP Faculty Co-Director

Professor of Engineering Practice, Integrative Systems + Design

Amy Hortop

Associate Chair of Masters Education and Student Experience, Integrative Systems + Design

Alps Alpine Project

Kira Barton

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Secure Cloud Manufacturing Research Team

Sindhu Kutty

Lecturer IV, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

ProQuest Project

Justin Kasper

Associate Professor, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

Helio Space Launch Instrumentation Research Team

Kathy Klinich

Associate Research Scientist, UMTRI

DEVIATE Research Team

Carol Flannagan

Research Associate Professor, UMTRI

DEVIATE Research Team

Xiaogan Liang

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Mapleseed: Sensor Network Laboratory

Zhan Chen

Professor of Chemistry, Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Procter & Gamble Project

Shai Revzen

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mu-RoAM Research Team & Yazaki – Smart Harness Project

Michael Hess

Adjunct Lecturer in Information, School of Information

DENSO Project

Monica Jones

Associate Research Scientist, UMTRI

Adaptive Designs for Human Mobility Safety Research Team

Bill Arthur

Lecturer III, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Union Pacific Project

Steve Yalisove

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Northrop Grumman – Lunar Extraction Project

Michael Nebeling

Associate Professor of Information, School of Information and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Arriver Project

Z. Morley Mao

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Secure Cloud Manufacturing Research Team

Wei Lu

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

ASML Project

Jeff Ringenberg

Lecturer IV, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Flash Project & MotorCity Project

Grant Kruger

Associate Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Anesthesiology, Medical School

Keurig Project

Ivo Dinov

Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Health Behavior and Biological Sciences

SOCR Big Data & Predictive Analytics Research Team

Vineet Kamat

Professor, John L. Tishman CM Faculty Scholar Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Cat Digital Project

Kayvan Najarian

Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics Professor of Emergency Medicine

JPMC Project

Brian Gilchrist

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Climate and Space Sciences Engineering

Miniature Tether Electrodynamics Experiment (MiTEE) Research Team

Arvind Rao

Associate Professor, Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

DIAG Research Team

Carol Menassa

Professor and John L. Tishman CM Faculty Scholar, Civil Engineering

Collins Aerospace Project

Greg Hulbert

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

GM Project

Alex Gorodetsky

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering

Honda Project

Nilton Renno

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering and Professor of Aerospace Engineering

Northrop Grumman – Orbital Debris Project

Doug Moore

Lecturer I, Center for Entrepreneurship Product Manager, Ford Mobility

Principal Project

Baris Kasikci

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Subaru Naturalistic Driving Project

Paul Green

Research Professor, UMTRI

SIM: Real-Time Driving Experience Simulator Research Team

Jingwen Hu

Research Associate Professor, UMTRI

Adaptive Designs for Human Mobility Safety Research Team

Alex Hegedus

Assistant Research Scientist, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

Helio Space Launch Instrumentation Research Team

Past MDP Faculty

John Kloosterman

Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering

Ella Atkins

Aero/Robotics

Line Van Nieuwstadt

Research Engineer – Sr, Electrical Engineering

Greg Wakefield

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Associate Professor of Performing Arts Technology

David Wentzloff

Professor, Electrical Engineering

John Wolfe

Professor, Chemistry

Paul Zimmerman

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Ryan Miller

Engineer in Research Lead, SPRL Labs

Achilleas Anastasopoulos

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Bruce Tharp

Associate Professor, Art & Design

Martin Strauss

Professor, Computer Science/Mathematics

Kerby Shedden

Professor, Statistics

Amy Chavasse

Professor of Dance

Bill Schultz

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Aaron Ridley

Professor, Space Sciences

Jamie Phillips

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Leland Pierce

Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering

Huei Peng

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gabor Orosz

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Lauro Ojeda

Assistant Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

Adib Nashabishi

Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering

Jason Martz

Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

Kazuhiro Saitou

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Brian Love

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Material Science, Dentistry

Nicholas Langhals

Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

PC Ku

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering

Audrey Bennett

MDes Program Director and Professor, Stamps School of Art & Design

Kim Kearfott

Professor, Nuclear Engineering And Radiological Sciences

David Dowling

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Sugih Jamin

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Marina Epelman

Professor, Industrial Operations Engineering

Amy Cohn

Professor, Industrial Operations Engineering

Robert Dick

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering

Prabal Dutta

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Jason Corso

Professor, Computer Science

Mary Duck

Lecturer, Industrial Operations Engineering

Don Chaffin

Emeriti Professor, Industrial Operations Engineering

Amir Kamil

Lecturer, Computer Science

Tim Butler

Engineer in Research Lead, SPRL Labs

Mark Brehob

Lecturer, Computer Engineering

Vadim Besprozvany

Lecturer IV in Information, School of Information

Jeremy Bond

Lecturer, Computer Science

Ron Eglash

Professor of Information and Professor of Art and Design

Allison Steiner

Associate Professor, Space Sciences

Stephen Musko

Engineer in Research Lead, SPRL Labs

Amit Misra

Professor, Material Science Engineering

Robert Middleton

Associate Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

Darren McKague

Associate Research Scientist, Space Sciences

Barzan Mozafari

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Siqian Shen

Professor, Industrial Operations Engineering

Tim Smith

Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering

Albert Shih

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Max Shtein

Professor, Material Science Engineering

Mark Banazak Holl

Professor, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering

Quentin Stout

Professor, Computer Science

Dawn Tilbury

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Atul Prakash

Professor, Computer Science

Joseph Trumpey

Associate Professor, School of Art & Design

Nick Tobier

Professor, School of Art & Design

Matthew Thompson

Assistant Professor of Music

Stephen Rush

Professor of Performing Arts Technology

Endi Poskovic

Professor, School of Art & Design

Sam Mukherji

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Mark Moldwin

Professor

Mark Guzdial

Professor in Computer Science & Engineering

Michael Gurevich

Associate Professor and Chair of Performing Arts Technology

Eleni Gourgou

Assistant Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

Dawn Gilpin

Lecturer IV in Architecture