Ehsan Atefi

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, The University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D., The University of Akron

Courses Taught

  • ENGG 656: Engineering Optimization
  • MECG 734: Operation Research
  • MECG 746: Research Project in Mechanical Engineering
  • MECH 323: Machine Design
  • MECH 401: Mechanical Engineering Design I
  • MECH 402: Mechanical Engineering Design II
  • MECH 438: Operation Research
  • MECH 450: Intro to Tissue Engineering
  • Research


    1. Data Mining and Machine Learning
    2. Statistical Analysis of Big Data
    3. Optimization
    4. Scafoldless Tissue Engineering: High Throughput 3D Cell Culture, Anti-Cancer Drug Screening
    5. Cell Membrane Instability
    6. Light Scattering: Darkfield Microscopy, DDA. TMatrix
    7. Surface Characterization, Interfacial Tension and Contact Angle Measurement Wettability
    8. Polymeric Aqueous Two Phase Systems
    9. Image Processing
    10. Finite Element Analysis


    H Tavana, E Atefi, S Lemmo, “Engineering Individually Addressable Cellular Spheroids Using Aqueous Two-Phase Systems”, US Patent Application # US 20140120573 A1.