Engineering Faculty

Our Faculty

Dr. Huihui Wang

Dr. Huihui Wang, IEEE Senior Member

Associate Professor and Chair of Engineering Department  


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 the University of Virginia. She got her MS from the Mechanical Engineering Department at Xi'an Jiaotong University and a BS from the Environment Science Department at Northwestern Polytechnical University in China.
Dr. Wang has been awarded a total of over $800,000 in grants from external funding agencies such as the NSF, private foundations, and industry as either a PI or Co-PI. She has been granted 4 patents and has 1 pending patent. She has published over 40 papers, and served as a technical program committee chair/member as well as a reviewer for international conferences and journals. She is an active panelist of NSF and fellowships.
She is an advisor of the National Society of Professional Engineering (NSPE) at Jacksonville University. She is a senior member of IEEE and the Vice Chair of IEEE JAX Section. She is a member of Florida Engineering Society (FES) and the Treasurer of the Florida Engineers in Education (FEE) practice section of FES. She is also a member of ASEE and ASME.

Teaching: ME/EE 100 Engineering Orientation, ME 210 Statics, ME 211 Dynamics, EE 301 Introduction to Semiconductors, EE 400 Introduction to Microwave Engineering, ME/EE 411 Introduction to Mechatronics, EE 413 Senior Design I, EE 414 Senior Design II, EE 415 Senior Seminar

Research Interests: Smart and Connect Health, Healthcare Engineering, Cyber Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Engineering Education, MEMS

Dr. Emre SelviDr. Emre Selvi

Assistant Professor

  • Office location  Nelms 4B
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7305
  • Email addressEmail address
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: EE/ME 100 Engineering Orientation, ME 110 Engineering Graphics, ME 111 Computer Aided Design, ME 211 Mechanics and Dynamics, ME 311 Thermodynamics, ME 312 Fluid Mechanics, ME 313 Mechanics of Materials, ME 413/414 Senior Design I / II, ME 415 Senior Seminar, ME 417 Machine Design and Manufacturing Process
Research Interests: High Pressure Material Science, Design and Engineering Education

Dr. Maria Javaid

Dr. Maria Javaid

Assistant Professor 

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.  

EE/ME 100 Introduction to Engineering, EE 200 Circuit Analysis, EE 201 Introduction to Digital Circuits, EE 202 Electronics, EE 203 Application Tools for Engineering Students, EE 302 Signals and Systems, EE 304 Electric Machines, ME/EE 412 Linear Control

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

FatihAydoganDr. Fatih Aydogan, ASME and ANS Member

Assistant Professor of Engineering Department  

Summary: Dr. Fatih Aydogan joined the faculty of Jacksonville University in August 2018. He worked at the University of Idaho and at Idaho State University from 2012 to 2018. He worked at Westinghouse-Toshiba Electric Co. from 2008 to 2012. He received his PhD from the Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department at Penn State University. He received his MS from the Computer Engineering Department at Hacettepe University and BS from the Nuclear Engineering Department at Hacettepe University. He is the member of ASME and ANS. He has served as a track co-chair, technical program committee member and a reviewer for international conferences, journals as well as fellowships. He has been working as a guest and editor of top journals, such as Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science and Advances in Engineering Science and Technology. He has produced more than 100+ publications, including peer reviewed journals and conferences. 

Teaching: ME 110 Engineering Graphics, ME 413 Senior Design I, ME 414 Senior Design II, ME Fluid Dynamics, ME Heat Transfer, ME Thermodynamics, ME 488 Independent Study for Thermo-fluids

Research Interests: Thermo-fluids, Heat Transfer, Power/Energy systems, System Design, Fluid Dynamics, Nuclear power plants, Computational modelling and simulations

Our Staff

John Bruce

Summary: Mr. Bruce received a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida, as well an MBA from Jacksonville University. He was as a designer on the Space Shuttle where he was a part of the “Return to Space” following the Challenger disaster. He was a stability analyst for the Space Station, designed Ballistic Missiles and Ring Laser Gyros for fighter jets. He and a team of 4 others designed the first automatic fuel control system for piston engine planes. He had the privilege of working for medical giant, Medtronic for 17 years where he led large R&D groups and was one of 8 R&D leaders on Medtronics’ R&D council. He holds several patents and created many new inventions, including; medical imaging, medical navigation, ophthalmic products, nerve monitoring and six sigma for engineering.

Teaching: EE 201 Introduction to Digital Circuits

Research Interests: Medical Devices, Biomedical Engineering, Quality Control


Mark McCombsMark McCombs

Adjunct Professor

Summary: Mark McCombs received a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. He is the Founder and Executive Director for Renaissance Jax - a nonprofit dedicated to building a FIRST Robotics team in every school in Northeast Florida.

Teaching: ME 410 Machine design and manufacturing process lab
Research Interests: Competitive Robotics, Automation, Machining, STEM Education

Brian StadelmaierBrian Stadelmaier

Laboratory Technician

      • Office location  PENT 115
      • Telephone number  (904) 256-7747
      • Email addressEmail address


Summary: Mr. Stadelmaier received a B.S. in Physics from Case Western Reserve University. He joined Jacksonville University in August 2016 after working for 8 years at the University of North Florida as a Research Assistant. Mr. Stadelmaier has been involved in the research and development of chemical sensors, software testing, environmental testing, and technical writing.

Research Interests: Chemical Sensors, Machine Learning Applications