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Sen, Chiradeep

Assistant Professor of Design, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Dr. Chiradeep Sen joined Florida Institute of Technology in 2014 and is the Director of the Research in Information Science for Engineering (RiSE) group. His research interests include design theory and methodology, formal representations and reasoning in engineering, design cognition, AI for design, design for X, additive manufacturing, and knowledge-based engineering systems.  His research is funded by the National Science Foundation, General Motors Company, and the United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR).  In his current NSF-funded research project, Dr. Sen is studying the human processes of design in terms of information transformations between various representations, including those in the cognitive domain (in the brain) and those on external media such as paper.

Personal Overview

Publications and Citations: Google Scholar Profile

Research Home Page: RiSE Lab

Educational Background

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, 2011

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, 2009

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India, 1995

Current Courses

MAE 1024 Introduction to Mechanical EngineeringMAE 3090 Design of Machine ElementsMAE 3091 Theory of MachinesMAE 2082 Applied Mechanics: STATICSMAE 5690 Advanced Design Theory and Methods


Professional Experience


Assistant Professor, MAE, Florida Institute of Technology (2014 – Present)

Courtesy Appointment, School of MIME, Oregon State University (2012 – 2015)

Post-Doctoral Scholar, School of MIME, Oregon State University (2011 – 2012)

Graduate Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, and Endowed Teaching Fellow, Clemson University (2007 - 2011)



Senior Engineer, Knowledge-Based Engineering, Dresser-Rand Co., NY (2012 - 2014)

Project Lead and Developer, Tata Consultancy Services, India (2000 - 2006)

Mechanical Engineer, Philips India and Singapore (1996 - 2000)

Mechanical Engineer, Essar Oil, India (1995)

Additional Duties

Director, Research in Information Science for Engineering Lab (RiSE)