Teaching Interests: Computational fluid science (aka CFD), Large scale simulation of complex flows, transition and turbulence, multiphase flows, environmental flows
Professor Banks has been active in orthopaedic and joint mechanics research his entire career. He is a member of several professional societies including ASME, the Knee Society, the American Society for Biomechanics and the Orthopaedic Research Society. Professor Banks served as President and annual conference host for the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty in 2013, and remains a member of the Board of Directors.…
Professor Barooah received his Ph.D. in 2007 from the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 1999 to 2002 he was a research engineer at United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, CT. He received the M. S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1999 and the B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in 1996.…
Implementing project based learning (PBL) into traditional engineering curriculum and courses. PBL prepares students for their professional careers by effectively allowing them to use the technical skills gained during the course to identify a problem, develop and solution, and implement their ideas. PBL is also imperative for training student in product development and manufacturing careers.
Polymers, surface science, biomaterials, biomedical
polymers, guided tissue regeneration.
Geotechnical centrifuge modeling, in situ testing of soils, laboratory instrumentation, concrete technology.
Wesley E. Bolch is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida. Dr. Bolch is a professor of biomedical engineering and medical physics in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. He has served as chair of the College Tenure and Promotion Committee for the past several years and thus is very experienced in the T&P process.…
Biogeochemistry, mercury cycling.
Manufacturing, design of high speed and high precision machine tools.
Structure/property behavior of polymers and composites, sol-gel
processing of nanocomposites, physical aging and long-term
performance of polymers.
Numerical methods, control systems, and optimization.