University of Southern California

Viterbi School of Engineering

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Student Services Office
Robert Glenn Rapp Engineering Research
Room 101
(213) 740-5353
FAX: (213) 740-7774

Faculty and Business Office
Olin Hall of Engineering
Room 430
(213) 740-8762
FAX: (213) 740-8071

Chair: Geoffrey R. Spedding, Ph.D.*


Choong Hoon Cho Chair in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering: Michael Kassner, Ph.D.

Philip and Cayley MacDonald Early Career Chair: Andrea Hodge, Ph.D.

William E. Leonhard Professor of Engineering: Fokion Egolfopoulos, Ph.D.

Gordon S. Marshall Professor of Engineering Technology: Roger Ghanem, Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Zohrab A. Kaprielian Fellow in Engineering: Eva Kanso, Ph.D.

Professors: Charles Campbell, Ph.D.; Julian Domaradzki, Ph.D.**; Fokion Egolfopoulos, Ph.D.*; Henryk Flashner, Ph.D.; Roger Ghanem, Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering); Yan Jin, Ph.D.; Michael E. Kassner, Ph.D. (Materials Science); Paul K. Newton, Ph.D.; Larry G. Redekopp, Ph.D.*; Paul Ronney, Ph.D.; Satwindar S. Sadhal, Ph.D.; Geoffrey Spedding, Ph.D.*; Firdaus E. Udwadia, Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Data Science and Operations, Systems Architecting and Engineering and Mathematics); Bingen Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professors: Andrea Hodge, Ph.D.; Eva Kanso, Ph.D.; Geoffrey R. Shiflett, Ph.D.*

Assistant Professors: Veronica Eliasson, Ph.D.; Nestor Perez-Arancibia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering Practice: M. Oussama Safadi, Ph.D.*

Senior Lecturers: Oliver Franke, Ph.D.; Takahiro Sakai, Ph.D.

Lecturers: Charles Radovich, Ph.D.; Yann Staelens, Ph.D.; David Wilcox, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor: Adam Fincham, Ph.D.

Research Associate: Anita Penkova, Ph.D.

Joint Appointments: Yong Chen, Ph.D. (Industrial and Systems Engineering); Daniel Erwin, Ph.D.* (Astronautics); Mike Gruntman, Ph.D. (Astronautics); Petros Ioannou, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering — Systems); Berok Khoshnevis, Ph.D. (Industrial and Systems Engineering); Joseph Kunc, Ph.D. (Astronautics, Physics); Stephen C-Y Lu, Ph.D. (Industrial and Systems Engineering); Sami F. Masri, Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering); Steven Nutt, Ph.D. (Materials Science); Constantinos Sioutas, Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering); Francisco Valero-Cuevas, Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering)

Emeritus Professors: Ron Blackwelder, Ph.D.*; Fred Browand, Ph.D.; Clarke Howatt, M.S.; S. Lampert, Ph.D.; Robert Mannes, M.S., P.E.*; Donald E. Shemansky, Ph.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

**Recipient of university-wide or school research award.

Mechanical Engineering Honor Society: Pi Tau Sigma

Aerospace Engineering Honor Society: Sigma Gamma Tau