Dr. 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 to 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. Dr. Zhang’s research area includes materials testing, composite materials, CAD/CAE, engineering animation, and mechatronics.
Dr. Iem Heng earned his bachelor’s degree from Providence College in Providence, RI with double majors in the Pre-Engineering Program and Mathematics. In addition, he earned another bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in New York in Mechanical Engineering and a master’s in Applied Mathematics from Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo, MI; his Ph.D. in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Old Dominion University at Norfolk, Va. Before joining the EMT/CET Department at City Tech in fall 2007, he was a faculty member and chair of the CET Department at DeVry Institute of Technology at Long Island City, NY. He worked as a researcher for NASA Langley Base in Hampton, Va., for two years. His research activities include embedded systems, robotics, mechatronics, software development for embedded systems with real time simulation, real time gaming simulation programming, and web application programming.