Dr. Ajay Mahajan

Dr. Ajay Mahajan

Title: Professor; Associate Dean for Research, Industrial Engagement
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
Office: AERC 211A
Phone: 330-972-6033
Email: majay@uakron.edu
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Dr. Mahajan joined UA in 2009 as the Associate Dean for Research for the College of Engineering.  He also served as the Special Assistant to the President for Innovation and the Associate Vice President for Innovation before returning to a full-time faculty position with the Mechanical Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering departments. Dr. Mahajan was the first recipient of the 2008 Honorary Award in Intelligent Systems from the Model Identification and Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (MIIS-TC) in ASME. He also received First Prize in the medical category of NASA’s 2007 Create the Future Design Contest for a neuro-navigation system for brain surgery. 


Intelligent systems, robotics, controls, biomedical devices, data analytics, smart genomics


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University 1994
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University 1992
  • B. Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Roorkee 1990


Robotics, Controls, Measurements and Digital Signal Processing