MEAMI Faculty

Engineering Faculty Researchers

Pratim Biswas

Dean, College of Engineering

(305) 284-5986
Professor Biswas is the Dean of the University of Miami College of Engineering. He is a faculty member in the Dept of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, with an affiliated appointment in the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Dean Biswas is a pioneer in his field recognized for applying aerosol science...

Mingzhe Chen

Asst. Professor

Mingzhe Chen received his Ph.D. from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, in 2019. From 2016 to 2019, he was a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at Virginia Tech. From 2019 to 2021, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Department of Electrical and...

Ved Chirayath

Assoc. Professor
Vetlesen Endowed Chair of Earth Sciences, Department of Ocean Science
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Secondary Appointment
Director, Aircraft Center for Earth Studies (ACES)

Ved Chirayath is the Vetlesen Endowed Chair of Earth Sciences, a National Geographic Explorer, and the inaugural director of the Aircraft Center for Earth Studies (ACES) at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Chirayath's research focuses...

Bertrand Dano

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice

(786) 449-7182

Sivakumar Ramanathan

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice

(786) 774-6396

Qingda Yang

Professor and Department Chair

(305) 284-3221
Dr. Yang's research has focused mainly on developing multi-scale methodologies that can lead to realistic virtual testing and designing of complex heterogeneous materials and structures. My research has been funded by federal agencies such as NSF, NASA, AFOSR, ARO, NAVY, and DARPA , and industrial companies including Teledyne and Boeing. I...

GeCheng Zha


(305) 284-3328
Aerodynamics, Aircraft Design, Flow Control, Co-Flow Jet Airfoil; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Fluid-Structural Interactions; Supersonic Inlets, Turbomachinery; Design Optimization, Propeller Design

Xiangyang Zhou


(305) 284-3287
Xiangynag Zhou, materials scientist, graduated from physics department, Wuhan University in 1984. He received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1992. He worked as a research associate in the Energy Institute of Pennsylvania State University on electrochemical materials in 1992-2002. He joined...