Mechanical Engineering (323) 343-4490

Neda S. Fabris
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
Contact: (323) 343-5218
E-mail: nfabris@calstatela.edu

  • Manufacturing processes
  • Friction and wear
  • Statistical process analysis and control
  • Manufacturing design

Fluent in: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian.


Stephen F. Felszeghy
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Contact: (323) 343-4495
E-mail: sfelsze@calstatela.edu

  • Solid mechanics
  • Finite element methods
  • Mechanical vibrations and dynamics
  • Solar Eagle, a solar-powered electric car

Lih-Min Hsia
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., UC Davis
Contact: (323) 343-4497
E-mail: lhsia@calstatela.edu

  • Development of inflatable structures for JPL
  • Industry-sponsored projects

Fluent in: Mandarin.


Ram Manvi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., Washington State University
Contact: (323) 343-4496
E-mail: rmanvi@calstatela.edu

  • Thermal systems engineering
  • Advanced energy systems
  • Space technologies
  • Decision analysis and risk in engineering

Fluent in: French, Hindi.


Richard D. Roberto
Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering; M.S., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4477

  • Machine design
  • Dynamics and vibrations
  • Solar-electric land vehicle, the Solar Eagle

Adel A. Sharif
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., UC Irvine
Contact: (323) 343-4490
E-mail: aasharif@calstatela.edu

  • High-temperature structural materials
  • Machine design
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Dislocation theory
  • Intermetallics

Chivey C. Wu
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., University of Illinois
Contact: (323) 343-4489
E-mail: cwu@calstatela.edu

  • Aeronautics
  • Computer-aided design and analysis
  • NASA University Research Center
  • Multidisciplinary Flight Dynamics and Control Laboratory