University of California, Riverside

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Faculty

Chris Dames Santiago Camacho-Lopez
Adjunct Professor


Full time researcher and currently Chair of the Department of Optics, Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada, Baja California (CICESE).  Research areas:  Lasers and non-linear optics.

Chris Dames Chris Dames
Associate Professor


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006

Research AreaThermal and electrical properties of nanostructures used for energy conversion.  Modeling and experiments on individual nanowires and nanotubes.


Javier GarayJavier Garay

Research: Advanced material synthesis and processing. Nanocrystalline materials and nanocomposites. Fundamental investigations of solid-state processes. Mass transport, nucleation, electric current effects and defects in materials

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