Schoen, Marco P.
Ph.D., P.E. - Professor Director of the Measurement and Controls Engineering Research Center (MCERC)
Dr. Schoen received his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics (Controls) and his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include System Identification, Adaptive Controls, Estimation and Realization Theory, Modeling and Simulation, Vibration Analysis, and Controls Application in Biomedical and Aerospace engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer.
Ph.D., P.E. - Associate Professor and Chair
Dr. Savage received his Ph.D. from Utah State University in 2002. His research interests include application of computational fluid dynamics (RANS) to hydraulic structures, physical modeling of hydraulic structures, flood control structures, fish passage and habitat, dams and spillways, and wave energy.
Ph.D., P.E. - Professor and Director of M.S. Program in Civil Engineering
Dr. Ebrahimpour received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (structures) from the University of Idaho in 1987. His research interests include experimental and analytical studies in structural vibrations, applications of advanced materials in structural engineering, and structural seismic risk assessment.
Ph.D., P.E. - Professor, Coordinator, Environmental Engineering Program
Dr. Leung received his Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 1989 from the University of Iowa. His research interests include physicochemical treatment processes, environmental systems modeling, environmental risk assessment, biotechnology, and nanotechnology.
Ph.D., P.E., CPEng, IntPE(NZ), M.ASCE, MIPENZ –Assistant Professor
Dr. Mashal received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a Specialization in Structural and Earthquake Engineering from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand in 2015. Dr. Mashal has over 8 years of experience as a Senior Structural and Earthquake Engineer/Consultant in the United States, New Zealand, and Afghanistan. He started his career as a Structural Engineer working on complex military projects of the United States Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan. Following Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand in 2011, Dr. Mashal has been extensively involved with seismic assessment / retrofitting of existing multi-story buildings, and analysis / design of new buildings and bridges using the state-of-the-art seismic design technologies such as supplemental damping, dissipative controlled rocking, and seismic isolation. Dr. Mashal is the holder of patents on novel metallic seismic devices for seismic and wind protection of structural and non-structural components.
Dr. Mashal is the author of more than 30 publications in Structural and Earthquake Engineering. He is a Reviewer for ASCE Journals of Structural Engineering and Materials in Civil Engineering, and Bulletin of New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. His research interests include Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC), low damage seismic design technologies for buildings and bridges, precast/prestressed concrete, dissipative controlled rocking, supplemental damping, base isolation, assessment and retrofitting of existing concrete, steel, and masonry structures, Structural Concrete Insulated Panels (SCIPs), durability of concrete structures, nonlinear dynamic analysis, and analytical modeling using research and commercial software tools.
Alba received her Ph.D. from University of California-Irvine in Mechanical Engineering in 2003. Her research interests include theoretical kinematics, robotics, computer-aided synthesis of spatial linkages, spatial mechanism design, applied mechanics.
Ph.D. - Professor, Associate Chair, Director of M.S. in MCE Program (shared with Mathematics)
Ken received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1984. His research interests include semiparametric statistics, image analysis and identification, and systems modelling, identification, and simulation. In particular, his work has been motivated by applications to real world physical, engineering, and biological/ecological situations. Ken's other major professional interest is in pedagogy: teaching, curriculum development and improvement.
Assistant Professor,Director of MS in ME Program
Anish received his Ph.D. in Engineering & Applied Science from Idaho State University in 2012. His research interests include, Smart Prosthetic Hand Development, Biological Signal Processing and Analysis, Adaptive Filtering, Optimization, System Identification, Control Systems, Semiconductor device physics and fabrication, Robotics, Active Flow Control, Radiation Therapy (Treatment Planning).
Brian received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1997 from Utah State University. His research interests include cryogenics, renewable energy systems, aerospace/space systems, Focussing on the design, modeling,and analysis of thermodynamic, thermal, and fluid systems. He is a licensed Professional Engineer.
Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Program Director
Dr. Chiu teaches courses in analog and digital circuits, electronics, communications and embedded systems. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and a Senior Member of IEEE. Dr. Chiu's areas of research include embedded systems, communications and electronics. He is affiliated with the Measurement and Control Engineering Research Center at Idaho State University. Dr. Chiu has published more than 50 refereed conference and journal articles. Dr. Chiu received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.
Ph.D, P.E. - Associate Professor and Program Director
Office: LEL 235E
Dr. Pope received his Ph.D. from Idaho State University in 2011 in Nuclear Science and Engineering. He holds a PE license in the nuclear discipline. He also brings over 24 years of industry experience to the position. His research interests include nuclear safety, nuclear criticality safety and nuclear fuel cycles.