Professor Andy S. Zhang earned his master's in mechanical engineering from the City College of New York in 1987 and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in 1995. Prior joining the Mechanical Engineering Technology department at City Tech, he served as an engineering instructor for the JUMP, an engineering training program sponsored by the New York State Department of Transportation. Professor Zhangs research area includes materials testing, composite materials, CAD/CAE, mechatronics, and engineering animation.
Professor Iem Heng earned his bachelor’s degree from Providence College (Providence, RI) with double majors in Pre-Engineering Program and mathematics. In addition, he earned another bachelor’s degree from Columbia University (New York, NY) in mechanical engineering and master’s in applied mathematics from Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI); his Ph.D. in computational and applied mathematics from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA). Before joining the EMT/CET department at City Tech in fall of 2007, he was a faculty member and chair of the CET department at DeVry Institute of Technology (Long Island City, NY). He worked as a researcher for NASA – Langley Base in Hampton, VA, for 2 years. His research activities include embedded systems, software development for embedded systems with real time simulation, real time gamming simulation programming, and web application programming.
Sidi Berri earned his master’s in mechanical engineering from NYU Poly in 1997 and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from NYU Poly in 2000. Berri has been the Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Department of NYCCT since 2002. His research areas include vibration analysis, stress analysis, product design, CAD/CAM, and composite materials.