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Director and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering


  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering University of Houston
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering University of Houston
  • B.E. - Mechanical Engineering Osmania University (India)

Teaching Specialties

  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
  • Process Monitoring and Control

Research Interests

  • Application oriented relating to Sensors and sensing systems including Wireless sensing, Signal Processing algorithms, Structural Health and Vibration Monitoring
  • Applications related to machinery condition monitoring, structures and bridges, seismic monitoring and biomechanics.



  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • International Society for Optics and Photonics ( SPIE)
  • Institution of Engineers (IE), India

Shivan Haran

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3413
F: 870-972-3948


Building: Lab Science West
Room: 245A

Alternative Contact

Timi Saffell
P: 870-972-2088