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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

Professor Achille Messac Named AAAS Fellow

Wed, December 4, 2019

Mechanical Engineering Professor Achille Messac has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year’s AAAS Fellows will be formally announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on Nov. 29.Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Form the AMP3 Consortium on $3M DOE Grant

Wed, November 27, 2019

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hyung D. Bae, Professor Gbadebo Moses Owolabi, and Associate Professor Grant Warner were awarded $750K from a $3M grant by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE-NNSA) to form the Consortium for Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Partnership (AMP3). Read More >>

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