Devi K. Kalla received a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Wichita State University in 2008. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Metro State College of Denver. He has a strong experience on composite manufacturing, machining, and modeling. His research interests include environmentally conscious manufacturing, green manufacturing/sustainable engineering, energy efficient manufacturing processes, and automated design and product development.
Aaron Brown is Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology, at Metro State College of Denver since 2008. He has a M.S. in mechanical engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2004, and a B.S. in mechanical engineering, California State University, Chico, 2001. He has industry experience from SpaceDev, 2007-2008, where he worked on mechanical design of space systems, including the Mars Science Laboratory (AKA "Curious") landing mechanism. He worked at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2006-2007, where he was a Design/Test Engineer in the Super Conductor Research Laboratory; the University of Colorado at Boulder department of Physics, 2006-2007, as a research faculty member; and Ball AeroSpace, 2004-2005, where he worked as a Mechanical Engineer on mechanism design.