Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Directory

Brian Thurow

Department Chair Brian Thurow

The Department of Aerospace Engineering has a world-class faculty who have a knowledge of expertise that few possess. We're proud to offer a premier education to our students which leads to a prosperous professional future after graduation. With specialty classes in aerodynamics, astronautics, flight dynamics and control, propulsion, structures and structural dynamics, Auburn graduates can confidently enter the society as the next sky-high innovators.


Vinamra Agrawal

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
335 Davis Hall
vza0013@auburn.eduvza0013@auburn.edu
334.844.5110

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur

Anwar Ahmed

Professor

Aerospace Engineering
318 Davis Hall
ahmedan@auburn.eduahmedan@auburn.edu
334.844.6817

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Wichita State University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Wichita State University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Peshawar University

Dominik Baginski

Visiting Research Scholar


None
Aerospace Engineering
211 Davis Hall
dzb0065@auburn.edudzb0065@auburn.edu
334.844.4874

Ph.D.
M.S.
B.S.

John Burkhalter

Professor Emeritus

Aerospace Engineering
332 Davis Hall
burkhje@auburn.eduburkhje@auburn.edu
334.844.6812

Asha-Dee Celestine

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
310 Davis Hall
anc0053@auburn.eduanc0053@auburn.edu
.334.844.6825

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Howard University

Imon Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
307 Davis Hall
imonchakraborty@auburn.edu imonchakraborty@auburn.edu
334.844.6821

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

David Cicci

Professor

Aerospace Engineering
301 Davis Hall
ciccida@auburn.educiccida@auburn.edu
334.844.6820

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University

John Cochran

Professor Emeritus

Aerospace Engineering
334 Davis Hall
cochrjo@auburn.educochrjo@auburn.edu
334.844.6815

J.D., Jones Law School
Ph.D. Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Texas
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University

Butch Foster

Professor Emeritus

Aerospace Engineering
221 Davis Hall
fostewa@auburn.edufostewa@auburn.edu
334.844.6841

Robert Gross

Associate Professor Emeritus

Aerospace Engineering
314 Davis Hall
grossrs@auburn.edugrossrs@auburn.edu
334.844.6846

Davide Guzzetti

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
328 Davis Hall
guzzetti@auburn.edu guzzetti@auburn.edu
334.844.5277

Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University
M.S. Space Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Roy Hartfield

Walt & Virginia Woltosz Professor

Aerospace Engineering
328 Davis Hall
hartfrj@auburn.eduhartfrj@auburn.edu
334.844.6819

Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
B.S. Physics, University of Southern Mississippi

Masatoshi Hirabayashi

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
319 Davis Hall
thirabayashi@auburn.eduthirabayashi@auburn.edu
334.844.5220

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado
M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University

Mario Innocenti

Visiting Professor

Aerospace Engineering
211 Davis Hall
Mario.innocenti@auburn.edu Mario.innocenti@auburn.edu
334.844.6806

Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University
M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
B.S. Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

Russell Mailen

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
314 Davis Hall
rwmailen@auburn.edurwmailen@auburn.edu
334.844.5145

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
Master of Materials Science and Engineering (MMSE), North Carolina State University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Baylor University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas

Joe Majdalani

Francis Chair

Aerospace Engineering
306 Davis Hall
joe.majdalani@auburn.edujoe.majdalani@auburn.edu
334.844.6800

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah

Blake Melnick

Lecturer

Aerospace Engineering
322 Davis Hall
mbm0021@auburn.edumbm0021@auburn.edu
334.844.7158

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
M.S. Engineering Science and Mechanics, University of Alabama
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama

Dudley Nichols

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
331 Davis Hall
dsn0007@auburn.edudsn0007@auburn.edu
334.844.6823

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, United States Naval Academy

Vrishank Raghav

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
312 Davis Hall
vzs0037@auburn.eduvzs0037@auburn.edu
334.844.6811

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology

David Scarborough

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
308 Davis Hall
des0018@auburn.edudes0018@auburn.edu
334.844.5842

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Norman Speakman

Lecturer

Aerospace Engineering
333 Davis Hall
nos0002@auburn.edunos0002@auburn.edu
334.844.6843

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University

Ehsan Taheri

Assistant Professor

Aerospace Engineering
316 Davis Hall
etaheri@auburn.eduetaheri@auburn.edu
334.844.5106

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, K. N. Toosi Univeristy of Technology
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Islamic Azad Univeristy, Science and Research Branch

Hossein Talebinezhad

Postdoctoral Fellow


None
Mechanical Engineering
280 Wilmore Laboratories
hzt0017@auburn.eduhzt0017@auburn.edu
334.844.4913

Ph.D.
M.S.
B.S.

Brian Thurow

W. Allen and Martha Reed Professor

Aerospace Engineering
211 Davis Hall
thurobs@auburn.eduthurobs@auburn.edu
334.844.6827

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University

Eldon Triggs

Lecturer

Aerospace Engineering
336 Davis Hall
trigged@auburn.edutrigged@auburn.edu
334.844.6809

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University

Last Updated: 5/14/18 9:03 AM