Faculty

Architecture and Design
Chemical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Science

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School of Architecture and Design
Bradford C. Grant, B.Arch, M.Arch, AIA, NOMA
Professor and Director
Phone: (202) 806-7420; Fax: 202-462-1810
Department of Architecture
Edward D. Dunson, Jr., AIA
Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Architecture
Phone: 202-806-7424; Fax: 202-462-2158
Mackey Building, 2300 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059

Name & Rank Specialty Contacts (202)
Oswald Glean Chase
Professor
Architectural history and design theory. 806-7431
ochase@howard.edu
Angel F. Clarens, AIA
Associate Professor
Design and design theory. 806-7486
afclarens@msn.com
Edward D. Dunson, Jr., AIA
Associate Professor &
Interim Chairman  
Design, programming, historic preservation and professional practice. 806-4389
eddunson@fac.howard.edu
Victor C.W. Dzidzienyo
Associate Professor
School of Architecture and Design Design theory and thesis preparation. 806-7420
vdzi@igw.howard.edu
Ahmed A. Elnaggar, RA
Professor
Urban design, community planning, international development and Islamic urbanism. 806-7485
aelnaggar@howard.edu
Bradford C. Grant, B.Arch, M.Arch, AIA, NOMA
Professor and Director
  806-7420
Outram Hussey, AIA
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Design. 806-4393
ohussey@howard.edu
Patrick Kenneth Jadin, RA
Professor (on Sabbatical)
Design, design theory and professional practice theory. 806-4417
pjadin@fac.howard.edu
Barbara Laurie, AIA
Adjunct Associate Professor
Design. 806-4395
bglaurie@aol.com
Asghar T. Minai, AIA
Professor (on Sabbatical)
Design and urban design theory. 806-7487
minai@scs.howard.edu
Harry G. Robinson, FAIA
Professor (Dean Emeritus) 
Design. 806-5585
hrobinson@howard.edu
William H. Taylor, AIA
Department of Architecture
Collaborative design process and the question of the phenomenology of place in post-industrial technological cultures. 806-7424
wtaylor@howard.edu
Department of Chemical Engineering
Ramesh C. Chawla, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
2300 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-6617; Fax: (202) 806-4635; e-mail: rchawla@howard.edu
Name & Rank Specialty Contacts
Mobolaji E. Aluko, Ph.D.
Professor
Process control, mathematical methods, reactor modeling and microelectronics, processing, coal processing. 806-64793
maluko@scs.howard.edu
Joseph N. Cannon, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor
Transport phenomena in environmental systems, fluid and thermal engineering. 806-6626
jcannon@howard.edu
Preethi L. Chandran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Computational Bioengineering, Multi-scale Modeling, Tissue Engineering, DNA Nanoparticles, Biomechanics, Polymer and Gel Biophysics. 806-4595
preethi.chandran@howard.edu
Ramesh C. Chawla, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Reaction kinetics and engineering, bioremediation, thermal processes and environmental engineering. 806-6617
rchawla@howard.edu
James W. Mitchell, Ph.D.
David and Lucile Packard MSRCE Professor and Dean
Materials chemistry and engineering research; nanomaterial science, technology processing. 806-6569
jwm@msrce.howard.edu
M. Gopala Rao. Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Separation processes, energy systems and nuclear waste management. grao@scs.howard.edu
John P. Tharakan, Ph.D.
Professor
Bioenvironmental engineering; protein production and purification, bioreactor design and analysis. 806-4796
jtharakan@howard.edu
Patrick Ymele-Leki, Ph.D., .
Assistant Professor
Application of chemical engineering principles to bio-films and medical applications. 806-4811
patrick.ymeleleki@Howard.edu

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Kimberly L. Jones, Ph.D. Professor and Chair
2300 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-6570; Fax: (202) 806-5271; e-mail: kljones@howard.edu

Name & Rank Specialty Contact Info

Taft H. Broome, Jr., SC.D., George Washington University
Professor

Structural mechanics; structural analysis of large space structures, nuclear plants, and naval deep submersibles; philosophy of engineering, and engineering ethics. 806-7737
tbroome@howard.edu

Robert E. Efimba, P.E., Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Professor

Structural mechanics; computer-aided structural engineering; finite-element models in biomechanics and equilibrium, stability and dynamic analysis of building frame shearwall systems, stiffened and/or folded plates and shells. 806-6574
elangwefim@msn.com
Lorraine Fleming, Ph.D., P.E., University of California-Berkeley
Professor
Geotechnical engineering; experimental soil mechanics; cyclic temperature effects on soil permeability; modeling of fluid transport through soil and modeling of soil-structure interaction; engineering education. 806-6576
lfleming@howard.edu
Charles C. Glass, Ph.D., University of Colorado
Associate Professor
Environmental engineering; De-nitrification of wastewater and industrial wastes; anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste; microbiological treatment of waste and the gases; environmental policy. 806-6571
cglass@howard.edu
James H. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., DEE, University of Delaware
Professor & Dean Emeritus
Environmental engineering; solid-liquid separation techniques, sludge treatment, biodegradation of hazardous wastes, and beneficial aspects of wastewater sludge; engineering education and academic administration. 806-6577
jj@scs.howard.edu
Kimberly L. Jones, Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Professor and Chair
Environmental engineering; membrane processes, physical/chemical processes for water and wastewater treatment. 806-4807
kljones@howard.edu
Claudia Marin, Ph.D., P.E., State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
Assistant Professor
Seismic isolation and energy dissipation systems, computational mechanics, behavior of structural systems, performance-based design, large-scale testing, simplified structural procedures, seismic evaluation and retrofit of bridges and buildings, structural systems for electrical infrastructure 806-6580
cmarin@howard.edu
Errol C. Noel, Ph.D., P.E., University of Maryland
Professor
Transportation engineering; traffic operations, intelligent transportation systems, highway safety, and highway engineering. 806-6199
enoel@howard.edu
Ahlam I. Shalaby, Ph.D., University of Maryland
Associate Professor
Water resources engineering; water supply, food control, open channel flow, hydraulic systems design, statistics. 806-5055
ais@scs.howard.edu
Tori Rhoulac Smith, Ph.D.,, North Carolina State University
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Transportation engineering; transportation systems engineering, school transportation systems, intelligent transportation systems, empirical model development. 806-6572
trhoulac@howard.edu
Brian A. Stephenson, P.E., M.S., Stanford University
Adjunct Professor
Engineering Project Management; structural engineering, project scheduling.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mohamed Chouikha, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
2300 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-6585; Fax: (202) 806-5271; e-mail: mchouikha@howard.edu ; mohamed.chouikha@gmail.com
Name & Rank Specialty Contacts
John M.M. Anderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Image processing and statistical signal processing. (202) 806-4490
j_m_anderson@howard.edu
Clayton W. Bates Jr., Ph.D.
Visiting Professor, Research
Optical and electronics transport properties of solid state physics. (202) 806-6147
bates@negril.msrce.howard.edu
Peter Bofah, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Controls and energy systems, large space structure modeling and power electronics. (202) 806-4819
pbofah@yahoo.com
Mohamed Chouikha, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Detection and estimation theory, control, medical imaging, machine learning, image and signal processing, computer networks. (202) 806-6585
mchouikha@howard.edu;
mohamed.chouikha@gmail.com
Mihai Dimian, Ph.D.
Assistant Profesor
Electromagntics and nanotechnology. (202) 806-6593 mdimian@howard.edu
Mona Elshinawy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Signal processing & controls. (202) 806-6590 melshinawy@howard.edu
Tepper L. Gill, Ph.D.
Professor
Mathematical physics, quantum field theory, magnetism. (202) 806-6686
tgill@howard.edu
Gary L. Harris, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Associate Director, MSRCE
Electrophysics device fabrication, microwave devices and materials characterization. (202) 806-6618
gharris@msrce.howard.edu
Ahmed Jendoubi, Ph.D.
Associate Profesor
Computer networking, Control, signal processing, sensor networks. (202) 806-9301
ajendoubi@howard.edu
Charles J. Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Power electronics and computer applications, power system automation and SCADA, predictive maintenance and diagnostics, artificial intelligence applications, AM/FM/GIS and electrical fire investigation (202) 806-4821
ckim@howard.edu
James A. Momoh, Ph.D.
Professor and CESAC Director
Systems engineering, energy power systems optimization/stability/reliability and controls, expert systems, neural networks, fuzzy logic applications. (202) 806-5350
jmomoh@howard.edu
Steven L. Richardson, Ph.D.
Professor
Condensed matter theoretical physics, electronic structure theory of semiconductor crystals, surfaces and computational physics. (202) 806-4906/6618
slr@imhotep.ccmpf.howard.edu
Ahmed Rubaai, Ph.D.
Professor
Power systems and controls, high performance drives and artificial neural networks. (202) 806-6615
arubaai@howard.edu
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sonya T. Smith, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
2300 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-6600; Fax: (202) 483-1396; e-mail: ssmith@howard.edu
Name & Rank Specialty Contacts
Peter M. Bainum, Ph.D., P.E.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering
Structural/control optimization of large structures; formation flying of orbiting satellites. 806-6612
pbainum@howard.edu
Emmanuel K. Glakpe, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor
Heat transfer, energy systems, nuclear engineering, computational fluid dynamics. 806-7741
eglakpe@howard.edu
James Hammonds, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Heat transfer, alternative energy systems. 865-8699
j_hammonds@howard.edu
Oliver G. McGee, Ph.D.
Professor
Vibration control of mechanical systems, aeromechanics. ogmcgee@howard.edu
Mohsen Mosleh, Ph.D.
Professor
Design methodology, manufacturing processes, surface engineering and tribology. 806-6622
mmosleh@howard.edu
Gbadebo Owolabi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Fatigue and Fracture Mechancics, High Strain Rate Testing and Materials Characterization and Structural Health Integrity. 806-6594
gbadebo.owolabi@howard.edu
Robert Reiss, Ph.D.
Professor
Optimal structural design, variational and extremum principles, biomechanics. 806-6608
rreiss@howard.edu
Sonya T. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD), computational neuroscience, auditory mechanics. 806-4837
ssmith@howard.edu
Lewis Thigpen, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Wave propagation, porous media, penetration mechanics, continuum mechanics.  806-6594
lthigpen@howard.edu
Naren Vira, Ph.D.
Professor
Robotics, CAD/CAM, manufacturing engineering, symbolic computation, optimal design. 806-6611
nvira@howard.edu
M. Lucius Walker, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Engineering economics, and applications of computers and computer networks. 806-6600
mwalkerjr@aol.com
G.M. Warner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Finite element analysis of the human knee joint; energy harvesting of rotating structures; fluid-structure interaction; vibration and stability in rotating structures; structural optimization. 806-6607
g_warner@howard.edu
H. A. Whitworth, D.Sc.
Professor
Composite materials, fatigue and failure analysis. 806-6600
hwhitworth@howard.edu
Department of Computer Science
Legand L. Burge, III, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair
2300 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-4852; Fax: (202) 806-4531; e-mail: blegand@scs.howard.edu
Name & Rank Specialty Contacts
Legand Burge, III, Ph.D.
Professor
Distributed and Parallel computing, operating systems, mobile computing, computer science education, technology transfer. 806-4852
blegand@scs.howard.edu
Jamika Burge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Human-computer Interaction, computer science education, computer science diversity. 806-6595
jburge@scs.howard.edu
Don M. Coleman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Fault tolerant software, systems engineering. 806-6595
dmc@scs.howard.edu
Moses Garuba, Ph.D.
Professor
Database security, computer security. 806-4371
moses@scs.howard.edu
Reginald Hobbs, Ph.D.
Assistsant Professor (Adjunct)
Knowledge engineering and management, language specification, software engineering. 806-6595
hobbs@scs.howard.edu
Harry N. Keeling, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Artificial intelligence, software engineering. 806-4830
hkeeling@scs.howard.edu
Peter Keiller, D.Sc..
Associate Professor
Software engineering, performance modeling. 806-4828
pk@scs.howard.edu
Ronald J. Leach, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Software engineering, operating systems. 806-6650
rjl@scs.howard.edu
Jiang Li, Ph.D.
Associate Profesor
Computer networking, network security. 806-4861
lij@scs.howard.edu
Liu, Chunmei, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Algorithms, computational biology, Bioinformatics, theory of computation 865-0056
chuliu@howard.edu
Wayne Patterson, Ph.D.
Professor
Computer security, cryptology, computational science, parallel computing. 806-4861
wpatterson@howard.edu
Arthur S. Paul, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Large-scale systems design, systems engineering. 806-4861
asp@scs.howard.edu
Wolsey Semple , M.S.
Professor Emeritus
Computer Graphics, systems operations. 806-6595
semple@scs.howard.edu
Todd E. Shurn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Combinatorial optimization, heterogenous communication Networks. 806-4824
shurn@scs.howard.edu
John Trimble, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Data communications, system dynamics. 806-4822
trimble@scs.howard.edu
Alicia Nicki Washington, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Computer networking, simulation and modeling, software engineering, computer science education, computer science diversity

806-7417 awashington@scs.howard.edu

 

Bernard L. Woolfolk, M.S.
Lecturer (Adjunct)
Object-oriented design, software engineering 806-6545
bwoolfolk@lucent.com
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