About Metlab SDSU
Faculty & Staff

Students and professors work together on projects for our clients

  • Fereidoon Delfanian - Professor and Director of METLAB
    Education:
    Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 1995 | Research Areas: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Indoor Air Quality, and HVAC
    Phone: (605) 688-4300
    Email: Fereidoon.Delfanian@sdstate.edu

  • Zhong Hu - Professor and Graduate Coordinator
    Education:
    Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1988 | Research Areas: Computer Simulation, Material Science, Mechanics & Mechanical engineering
    Phone: (605) 688-4817
    Email: Zhong.Hu@sdstate.edu

  • Todd Letcher - Assistant Professor
    Education:
    Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2012 | Research Areas: 3D Printing, Materials Characterization, and Design Optimization
    Phone: (605) 688-5311
    Email: Todd.Letcher@sdstate.edu

  • Jeffrey Doom - Assistant Professor
    Education:
    Ph.D, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, 2009 | Research Areas: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Combustion, and Fluid Mechanics
    Phone: (605) 688-6703
    Email: Jeffrey.Doom@sdstate.edu

  • Beatriz DeSouza - Graduate Research Assistant
    Education:
    Project: Advanced Manufacturing Process Technology, Transition and Training | Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Phone: (605) 688-5426
    Email: Beatriz.DeSouza@sdstate.edu

  • Sai Rajkumar Vadla - Graduate Research Assistant
    Education:
    Project: Surface Engineering Research Collaboration | Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Phone: (605) 215-9735
    Email: SaiRajkumar.Vadla@jacks.sdstate.edu

  • Taylor James Wait - Graduate Research Assistant
    Education:
    Project: Advanced Manufacturing Process Technology, Transition and Training | Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Phone: (507) 227-4625
    Email: taylor.wait@jacks.sdstate.edu

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