Dr. Han received both her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, as well as a Master of Business Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills. She has received several awards and publications as a result of her work in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As a member of the Seattle University ME faculty, she has taught several courses from Senior Design Projects to Dynamic Systems.
Dr. Hamel is a dedicated educator and researcher with a varied background in multiple engineering disciplines. Dr. Hamel is keenly interested in the engineering design process and his current research efforts are focused on multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) and the integration of design optimization and manufacturing. He has taught courses in engineering design, mechanics, engineering computation, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, experimental data analysis and flight stability. Dr. Hamel also serves as a reviewer for various ASME publications and conferences.
Dr. Mason received a BSME from Gonzaga University, an MS in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington-Seattle. He developed a robotics laboratory for the Department of Defense in Keyport, WA and was involved in numerous automation projects, including a robotic container welding system and a robotic torpedo fueling system. While at the University of Washington Dr. Mason did post-doctoral research for NASA, designing a multirate flutter suppression system for a commercial jet.