Horea T. Ilies
Professor and Department Head

United Technologies Engineering Building Rm. 460
Phone: (860) 486-8813
Fax: (860) 486-5088
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Research Website:
Computational Design Lab


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000.

Research Areas: Computational Design and Synthesis of Mechanical Systems, Geometric and Physical Computing, CAD/CAM/CAE.


Dr. Ilies joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2004 from Ford Motor Company. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin - Madison, and received M.S. degrees in Mechanics and ME from Michigan State University, and Technical University of Cluj, Romania. He has several years of industrial experience with Ford Motor Company in research, manufacturing, and product design and development activities. His current research interests include geometric and physical computing, shape synthesis and geometric reasoning, and, more generally, center on theoretical and computational aspects for systematic design and manufacturing of engineered systems. Dr. Ilies has received the NSF CAREER award in 2007.

 
             

Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3139
Storrs, CT 06269-3139
Phone: (860) 486-2090, Fax: (860) 486-5088