John Cherng, Ph.D.

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
John Cherng
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering

Teaching Areas:

Automotive Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas:

Automotive Engineering, Power Electronics and Energy Systems, Vibrations and Mechanics

Biography and Education

Areas of Research Interests

  • Acoustics and Vibration Analysis
  • Acoustical Material
  • Vehicle NVH Controls
  • Turbomachinery


Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1978

M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1975

B.E., Marine Engineering, National Taiwan Marine College and Oceanic Technology, 1967

Selected Publications

  1. Cherng, J. G., “Designing Automotive Vehicle Acoustic Packages Using Statistical Energy Analysis,” Recent Research Development in Sound and Vibration, 1[2002]253-280, ISBN:81-7895-031-6. Transworld Research Network, India.
  2. Cherng, J.G., Goktan, A., French, M, Gu, Y., and Jacob, N., “Improving Drive Files for Vehicle Road Simulations,” Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 15(5), 1007-1022, September 2001.
  3. Sadasivam, R., Cherng, J.G., and Mallick, P.K., “ Dynamic Response of Impact Damaged Random Fiber Automotive Composites,” Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp124 -136, 2000.
  4. Cherng, J. G., Tong, G., Pipis, J., and Gazala, R., “Characterization of Air-Borne Noise of Shock Absorber by Using Acoustics Index Method,” SAE Transaction, Vol. 108, Journal of Passenger Cars, Section 6, pp. 3052 – 3061, 1999.
  5. Cherng, J.G., Shao, X. Y., Chen, Y.B., and Sferro, P.R., “Feature-Based Part Modeling and Process Planning for Rapid Response Manufacturing,” Journal of Industrial Engineering, Academic Press, U. K., Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 515-530, 1998.