Aerospace Faculty

Vinamra Agrawal

Assistant Professor
335 Davis Hall
vza0013@auburn.eduvza0013@auburn.edu
334.844.5110

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur

Anwar Ahmed

Professor
318 Davis Hall
ahmedan@auburn.eduahmedan@auburn.edu
334.844.6817

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Wichita State University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Wichita State University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Peshawar University

Asha-Dee Celestine

Visiting Assistant Professor
311 Davis Hall
anc0053@auburn.eduanc0053@auburn.edu
.334.844.6825

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Howard University

Imon Chakraborty

Assistant Professor
307 Davis Hall
imonchakraborty@auburn.edu imonchakraborty@auburn.edu
334.844.6821

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

David Cicci

Professor Emeritus
329 Davis Hall
ciccida@auburn.educiccida@auburn.edu
334.844.6820

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University

John Cochran

Professor Emeritus
334 Davis Hall
cochrjo@auburn.educochrjo@auburn.edu
334.844.6815

J.D., Jones Law School
Ph.D. Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Texas
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University

Butch Foster

Professor Emeritus
327 Davis Hall
fostewa@auburn.edufostewa@auburn.edu
334.844.6841

Ph.D. Auburn University
M.S. Auburn University
Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University

Robert Gross

Associate Professor Emeritus
329 Davis Hall
grossrs@auburn.edugrossrs@auburn.edu
334.844.6846

Suhasini Gururaja

Associate Professor
320 Davis Hall
szg0130@auburn.eduszg0130@auburn.edu
334.844.5751

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington
M.S. Structural Engineering, University of Iowa
B.Tech. Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Davide Guzzetti

Assistant Professor
328 Davis Hall
guzzetti@auburn.edu guzzetti@auburn.edu
334.844.5277

Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University
M.S. Space Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
M.S. Space Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Roy Hartfield

Walt & Virginia Woltosz Professor
301 Davis Hall
hartfrj@auburn.eduhartfrj@auburn.edu
334.844.6819

Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
B.S. Physics, University of Southern Mississippi

Masatoshi Hirabayashi

Assistant Professor
319 Davis Hall
thirabayashi@auburn.eduthirabayashi@auburn.edu
334.844.5220

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado
M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University

Russell Mailen

Assistant Professor
314 Davis Hall
rwm0028@auburn.edurwm0028@auburn.edu
334.844.5145

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
Master of Materials Science and Engineering (MMSE), North Carolina State University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Baylor University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas

Joe Majdalani

Professor and Francis Chair of Excellence
306 Davis Hall
joe.majdalani@auburn.edujoe.majdalani@auburn.edu
334.844.6800

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah

Blake Melnick

Lecturer
331 Davis Hall
mbm0021@auburn.edumbm0021@auburn.edu
334.844.7158

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
M.S. Engineering Science and Mechanics, University of Alabama
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama

Vrishank Raghav

Assistant Professor
312 Davis Hall
vzs0037@auburn.eduvzs0037@auburn.edu
334.844.6811

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology

Umberto Saetti

Assistant Professor
310 Davis Hall
uzs0005@auburn.eduuzs0005@auburn.edu
334.844.6825

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Milan

David Scarborough

Assistant Professor
308 Davis Hall
des0018@auburn.edudes0018@auburn.edu
334.844.5842

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Nek Sharan

Assistant Professor
332 Davis Hall
nzs0089@auburn.edunzs0089@auburn.edu
334.844.6812

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Norman Speakman

Visiting Lecturer
333 Davis Hall
nos0002@auburn.edunos0002@auburn.edu
334.844.6843

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University

Ehsan Taheri

Assistant Professor
316 Davis Hall
etaheri@auburn.eduetaheri@auburn.edu
334.844.5106

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, K. N. Toosi Univeristy of Technology
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch

Brian Thurow

Department Chair
W. Allen and Martha Reed Professor
211 Davis Hall
thurobs@auburn.eduthurobs@auburn.edu
334.844.6827

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University

Eldon Triggs

Lecturer
336 Davis Hall
trigged@auburn.edutrigged@auburn.edu
334.844.6809

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University