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Engineering Faculty

Dr. Huihui Wang 
Assistant Professor and Chair of Engineering Department

Contact Info:

Office Nelms 4A

Phone: 904-256-7325



Summary: Dr. Huihui Wang joined the faculty of Jacksonville University in August 2013 just after she received her PhD from the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at University of Virginia. She got her MS from Mechanical Engineering department at Xi'an Jiaotong University and BS from Environment Science Department at Northwestern Polytechnical University in China. She is an advisor of National Society of Professional Engineering (NSPE) at Jacksonville University. She is the member of ASEE, ASME, IEEE and FES. She has served as a technical program committee member and a reviewer for a couple of international conferences and journals.

Teaching: ME/EE 410 Introduction to Mechatronics, EE201 Introduction to Digital Circuit, ME210 and 211 Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics, and ME/EE100 Engineering Orientation.

Research Interest: Health care and Medical Engineering based on smart materials, Robots, Haptics based on smart materials/structures, Ionic Polymer Metallic Composites, MEMS, and Cyber Physical System.

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Dr. Emre Selvi

Assistant Professor

Contact Info:​

​​​​​Office Nelms 4B

Phone: (904) 256-7305


Summary: Dr. Emre Selvi became an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering starting in the 2015 Fall Semester. He received his B.S. (1999) and M.S. (2003) from Middle East Technical University and Ph.D. (2007) from Texas Tech University. He worked as a Design and Production Engineer for Aselsan Inc. for four years and as a Faculty at Muskingum University for six years. He also performed academic studies at the facilities of several national laboratories and research institutions, and is a member of ASME and ASEE.

Teaching: ME101 Computer Aided Design and Drafting, ME310 Mechanics of Material, and ME/EE100 Engineering Orientation.

Research Interests: High Pressure Material Science, Design and Engineering Education.


Dr. Maria Javaid
Assistant Professor ​

Contact Info:​

Office: Nelms 3

Phone: (904) 256-7335



Summary: Dr. Maria Javaid joined the Engineering Department at Jacksonville University in August 2015 as an Assistant Professor. She received her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2014, where she was nominated as an exemplary teaching assistant by her department for three consecutive years. Dr. Javaid has industry experience as a Controls Engineer at Caterpillar, Inc. and as a Design and Application Engineer at Intech Process Automation.  

Teaching: ME/EE100 Engineering orientation, EE 200 Circuit Analysis and EE 201 Introduction to Digital Circuit Lab

​Research Interests: Human-Robot Interaction, Haptics and Game-based Learning.​

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Dr. W. Brian Lane
Associate​ Professor and Chair of Physics Department​

Contact Info:​​

Office: MP 214

Phone: (904) 256 - 7326


Summary: Dr. Lane received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Florida and has taught physics and engineering at Jacksonville University since 2007. Currently the Chair of the Physics Department, he has also served as Interim Director of Engineering and Interim Blackboard System Administrator. He enjoys using int​eractive teaching methods in his courses and has published several articles in The Physics Teacher. He also served as a Science Jur​or at One Spark 2014.

Teaching: ME/EE 200WS Technical Communication, ME/EE100 Engineering Orientation, ME 311 Thermodynamics, Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Research Methods in Physics, and General Physics.

Research Interests: Condensed matter physics & materials science, computational physics, physics education research.​