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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

Oluwade Receives Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Award

Tue, May 19, 2020

Abimbola Oluwade, a 2020 mechanical engineering graduate, has been awarded a graduate fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Oluwade will receive a cash stipend of $10,000 to pursue graduate studies in mechanical engineering. Oluwade plans to obtain his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with a concentration in fluid mechanics and thermal processes. Tau Beta Pi Fellowships are awarded on the basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.Read More >>

Student Speaker Melissa Douglas Receives 2020 BEYA Student Leadership Award

Fri, May 15, 2020

Mechanical engineering graduate Melissa Douglas will serve as the student speaker for the 2020 College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) Awards and Recognition Ceremony. This spring, Douglas received a 2020 BEYA Student Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership as president of both the DC Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and the Howard University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Read More >>

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