Jie Cui, Ph.D.

Jie Cui


Jie  Cui, Ph.D.


Assistant Chair and Professor


Mechanical Engineering

Email Address:


(931) 372-3357


Brown Hall (BRWN) 231

Dr. Cui received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2000, then he spent one year in University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign as a Postdoc Associate. Dr. Cui joined Tennessee Tech in 2001 and was promoted to Professor in Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Currently he is serving as Assistant Chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Tech. Dr. Cui's teaching and research areas are Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Numerical Simulations, and Turbulence Modeling. Since joining Tech, Dr. Cui has published 23 peer-reviewed journal papers and 50+ conference publications and presentations, and served as a reviewer for a number of funding agencies, including National Science Foundation, Department of Education, Department of Energy and Department of Defense. Dr. Cui has advised or co-advised 7 PhD students and 29 Master’s students and has served as Principal or co-Principal Investigator in a number of federal and industry sponsored projects.