Full-Time Faculty

Nikos J. Mourtos Nikos J. Mourtos - Professor & Chair
Phone: 408-924-3867
Email: nikos.mourtos@sjsu.edu
Office: Online/Zoom 
Research interests: Aircraft design, learning theories and innovative pedagogies, course design and assessment, faculty development, complexity and systems thinking.
Periklis Papadopoulos Periklis Papadopoulos - Professor 
Phone:
 (408) 924-7168
Email: periklis.papadopoulos@sjsu.edu
Office: Online/Zoom
Research interests: Space Transportation Vehicle Design; Computational Fluid Dynamics
Maria Chierichetti Maria Chierichetti - Associate Professor &
Associate Chair
Phone: 408-924-4329
Email: maria.chierichetti@sjsu.edu
Office: Online/Zoom
Research interests: Structural dynamics and vibration testing; Inverse methods for Structural Health Monitoring and Digital Twin; Aeroelastic tailoring; Finite element methods 
Xuanhong An Pic Xuanhong An - Assistant Professor
Phone:
(408) 924-3126
Email:
xuanhong.an@sjsu.edu
Office:
Online/Zoom
Research interests:
Modeling, optimization and control of fluid dynamic systems; Model reduction for high dimensional data sets; Unsteady fluid dynamics; Bio-inspired fluid dynamic systems; Active flow control; Experimental fluid dynamics; Computational fluid dynamics
Yawo Ezunkpe Yawo Ezunkpe - Assistant Professor
Phone:
408-924-3958
Email:
yawo.ezunkpe@sjsu.edu
Office:
Online/Zoom
Research interests:
Thermo Fluids; Fluid-Structure Interaction; Biomedical Fluid Dynamics; Applied and Computational Mathematics; Microgravity Science
Jeanine Hunter

Jeanine Hunter - Lecturer & Academic Advisor
Phone:
Email:
jeanine.hunter@sjsu.edu
Office:
Online/Zoom
Research interests:
Prof. Hunter is part of a team developing an Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning (AIML) lab for the AE department. Candidate applications are obstacle avoidance for aircraft navigation and autonomous interplanetary spacecraft navigation.

Emeriti Faculty

No Profile Image Richard Desautel - Professor
First AE Department Chair 1987 - 1996
Email: dick.desautel@sjsu.edu