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Naren
Vira

Contact

Office: 
L.K. Downing Hall, Room 3028B
Phone: 
202-806-6611
Email: 
nvira@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Professor
Education: 

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, Washington, D.C. 20059, 1982
Post M.S. Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, 1994

Subjects Taught: 

System Dynamics
Systems Dynamics & Controls
Product Development II
Manufacturing
Intro to Engineering Computation

Research: 

Robotics, CAD/CAM, manufacturing engineering, precision measurements, image processing, symbolic computation, optimal design.

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Manuscript Reviewer – Science Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 2012, 2013; Int. Journal of Signal and Image Engineering, 2014; British J. of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2014; Book reviewer - CRC Press, 2013, John Wiley and Sons Publication, 2012; DOD High Performance Computing Workshop Certificate, Naval Air Systems Command, July 2009; Material Science and Engineering Workshop Certificate, University of Alabama, June 2009; Faculty Author Certificate in Recognition of Work Published During 2005-6 by President Swygert of Howard University, April 2006; Practical Application of Unigraphics Certificate, UGS, February 2005; Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering Education, 2005, 2006

News

Douglas Wins First Place in Autodesk Design Slam Competition

Mon, December 3, 2018

Mechanical Engineering Junior Melissa Douglas has made us all proud with her win at the 2018 Autodesk Design Slam Competition in Las Vegas.Read More >>

Alumna Aprille Ericsson Named Tau Beta Pi 2018 Distinguished Alumna

Wed, October 3, 2018

Mechanical Engineering Alumna Aprille Joy Ericsson (M.S. ’90; Ph.D. ’95) has been named 2018 Distinguished Alumna of the International Engineering Society, Tau Beta Pi. Dr. Ericsson was nominated by the Howard University DC Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi.Read More >>

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