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Fred Barlow
Department Chair


303-605-7212



fbarlow1@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300H

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

Fred Barlow earned a B.S. degree in Physics from Emory University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Over the years he has served in a range of roles at several universities including Virginia Tech, the University of Arkansas, the University of Idaho, and The University of Alaska Anchorage. While serving at the University of Idaho he was the chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering and became the first Micron Endowed Professor of Microelectronics. Prior to joining MSU Denver he served as the Dean of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He has authored more than one hundred publications and served as the major professor for more than twenty masters and Ph.D. students.



Doctor Aaron Brown

Dr. Aaron Brown
MET Program Coordinator


303-615-0225



abrow118@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

Aaron Brown is an associate professor in the Department of Engineering and Engineering Technology. He has a Ph.D. in Civil Systems Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a certificate in Engineering for Developing Communities and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He has directed much of his work towards a focus in the areas of Appropriate Design, Humanitarian Engineering, Humanitarian Technology and Sustainable Design. At MSU Denver he has developed curriculum and directed undergraduate research around these topics and also established a humanitarian engineering club that engages students in service-learning engineering activities that benefit vulnerable communities.  Dr. Brown is involved with Engineers without Borders and has worked on projects that help vulnerable people both at the local level and in locations all over the globe. His work has been featured on National Public Radio, the Denver post, and in other local and national level media.  Hee was named "Community Game Changer" by CBS Denver. He is also the recipient of the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award which recognizes work “ for the greater good”. He was awarded this for his efforts to promote social justice and peace through capacity building in vulnerable communities.

Professor Brown's background also includes aerospace industry work. Among his notable project contributions were design work on the landing mechanism for the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Mission AKA Curiosity. Mechanism design work for Hubble Robotics and on Global Precipitation Measurement Instrument Missions. Additionally, Professor Brown has worked at the National Institute of Standards and Technology designing test equipment to measure stress-strain relationships to superconductor performance.

His past work on the tethering landing mechanism used to lower the Mars rover Curiosity to the Red Planet’s surface is part of a $2.5 billion program NASA says will assess whether the Gale Crater area of Mars has ever had the potential to support a habitable environment



Doctor Devi Kalla

Dr. Devi Kalla
MET Full-Time Faculty


303-615-0657



dkalla@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


Directory Profile

Bio:

B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Mangalore University, India; M.S., Engineering Technology, West Texas A&M University; Ph.D., Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Wichita State University; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology.

He is currently working with CCCS on the CHAMP program and DPS on Career Path Way program.  



Dr. Mingli He

Dr. Mingli He
MET Full-time Faculty


303-615-0549



he@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

LinkedIn: Mingli He

B.S., Nanjing Aeronautical Institute; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida; Chair Engineering & Engineering Technology and Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Dr. Mingli He served in the role as Chair of the Engineering & Engineering Technology Department on July 1st, 2013, to July 31st, 2019, after having served in various MSU Denver faculty positions since August 1998.

Dr. He brings many years of industrial experience and classroom experience to the position. He has worked at Aeroengine Research Institute, Shenyang, China; University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida; Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers, Orlando, Florida; AT&T Microelectronics Plant, Orlando, Florida; Gulf Coast Reginal Maritime Technology Center, Orange, Texas; and most recently as Coordinator of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at MSU Denver. He is a tenured full professor in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Dr. He processes a strong background in CAD, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, as well as his teaching.

Dr. He is a member or been associated with in various organizations such as ASME, SAE, SME, ASHRAE, SMACNA and ASEE.

Dr. He has worked on various projects such as the DEMOSAT Project – NASA; The Colorado Space Grant Consortium to develop interest in the STEM programs in education. He is currently working with CCCS on the CHAMP program and DPS on Career Path Way program.



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Dr. Odon Musimbi
MET Full-Time Faculty


303-615-0763



omusimbi@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic School, University of Kinshasa, D.R Congo; M.S. in Engineering Systems, Ph.D. in Engineering (Mechanical Specialty), Colorado School of Mines; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology.



Dr. Ananda Paudel
MET Full-Time Faculty


303-615-0976



apaudel@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Tribhuban University, Nepal; M.S, Mechatronics, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea; Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Western Michigan University; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology.



David McCallum

David McCallum
MET Laboratory Coordinator


303-615-0829



mccallud@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
185A

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

B.S.M.E. University of Maryland, College Park



Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate faculty are part time instructors: they do not hold office hours and may not teach each semester.


Bashir Elmabrouk
Affiliate Faculty


3036150499



belmabro@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Fatma Elseid
Affiliate Faculty


303-605-5868



felseid@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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John Ingell

John Ingell
Affiliate Faculty


303-615-1372



jingell@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
61


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Bio:

Personal Biography Statement

An experienced executive, entrepreneur and business advisor, John brings over 35 years of experience to MSU Denver and Business Consulting.

With advanced degrees in physics and engineering, John began his career as a consulting engineer focusing on power and alternative energy in the electric power industry.

John then moved on to GE where he focused on technical training, service and sales on a global basis for the locomotive and mining businesses.

Following GE, John moved to a Siemens project team building a new advanced manufacturing plant in Arizona, and was program lead of a high tech joint venture with a company out of Europe while driving sales and business development.

Nortel recruited John for business development in their fiber optic division. Success lead to working in a Nortel skunk works formed to develop telecom/datacom products and services for the Cable TV marketplace.

John was then recruited as VP - Special Projects & Marketing for a world leading contract manufacturing company to help turn around the company and position it for transition.

John then moved back to Nortel as a VP - Cable Media Networks to continue to grow the business he had left and facilitate the merger of a large data acquisition into his group resulting in P&L responsibility for a $430M division.

John resigned from Nortel to work in the Venture Capital space, where he successfully funded technologies out of Sandia. This lead to business consulting and an M&A firm which he sold in 2008 to spent 4 years at Apple building a technology B2B sales team targeting the small/medium business market.

Feeling constrained, John elected to re-enter the business consulting space where he again looks forward to coaching, and providing exit planning strategies and services to technology based business owners while working with Metropolitan State University, guiding MSU technology students on their engineering career journey.



Ralph N. Jones

Ralph N. Jones
Affiliate Faculty


303-615-1373



rjone121@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

B.S.E.E., Georgia Tech; M.S.Ae.E., USAF Institute of Technology; Affiliate Professor of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Ralph N. Jones received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 1962 and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering degree from the U. S. Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 1964. He served four years as an Air Force officer at what is now called the National Aerospace Intelligence Center (NAIC), analyzing foreign weapon systems and estimating their capabilities.

His expertise as a civilian includes time in Huntington Beach, California where he worked on projects such as McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics’ Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL). In Denver years of expertise come from the time employed Hughes Aircraft and Raytheon at Buckley Air Force Base tracking satellites, processing downloaded satellite data, and performing control, operation and failure analysis of space-qualified hardware.

As a technical writer he has written documents on projects involving command/control and signal processing systems, and user manuals for a publisher of civil engineering and animation software.

As an Affiliate Professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology at MSU Denver he brings these years of expertise in the aerospace industry into the classroom



Yishi Lee
Affiliate Faculty


303-615-1375



ylee24@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

Yishi received his B.S. in Engineering Physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). At ERAU, he was a recipient of several academic awards including the Shrinivas Dalal Scholarship awards in Mathematics in 2006, Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher in 2007, and Outstanding Physics Student Award in 2007. He also participated in several competitive engineering design projects including the Formula Hybrid competition sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) and Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE). In 2011, after working as a Systems Engineer for the U.S. Navy for four years, he returned to ERAU to complete his master's degree in Space Physics with emphasis in electrodynamics environment of the earth atmosphere.  Currently, Yishi is a PhD candidate in Mechatronic Systems Engineering at the University of Denver (DU) focusing on advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology for atmospheric sensing. During his time at DU, he worked at the Naval Research Lab in Washington D.C. under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program to develop robotic systems for space vehicle servicing application in the summer of 2014. 



Jose M. Lopez
Affiliate Faculty


(303) 556-2971



jlopez93@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
PL

Office Number:
262

Campus Box Number:
29


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Bio:

M.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee Space Institute; B.S., Aerospace Engineering, St. Louis University, Parks College of Engineering and Aviation; Affiliate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology



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Dr. Hamid Nazeri
Affiliate Faculty


303-615-1382



hnazeri@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


Directory Profile

Bio:

Ph.D., in Mining and Earth Systems Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; Affiliate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology.



Jack Rickard
Affiliate Faculty


303-615-1386



wrickard@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


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Stanley Trout
Affiliate Faculty


303-615-1391



strout4@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AES

Office Number:
300

Campus Box Number:
29


Directory Profile

Bio:

B.S. Physics, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

M.S., Ph.D. Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

P.E. Colorado and Pennsylvania

 

My specialties are permanent magnets and a row of elements at the bottom of the periodic table called the rare earths or lanthanides.

 

I spent most of my professional life in the corporate world, selling rare earths, making magnets, or helping people use magnets correctly. Over the last dozen years, I have taught, mostly part time, at the college level. It is a more enjoyable place to be.

 

When I am not at Metro State, I run a small consulting business called Spontaneous Materials, serving clients worldwide in my specialties. Otherwise you might catch me on my bicycle, cruising around Cherry Creek reservoir.



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