Courses taught and in progress

Fall 2015, 2016, & 2017:

24-452: Mechanical Systems Experimentation (MSE)

The purpose of this course (co-taught with Koushil Sreenath) is to provide senior level undergraduate students experimental background and understanding on the dynamic behavior and control of mechanical systems. In addition, specific issues about mechanical systems experimentation, such as repeatability, linearity, design of experiments and uncertainty, will be discussed. This course, which will be offered every Fall semester, keeps me current on topics from electrical engineering dating back to my undergraduate and masters studies.

Spring 2017 & 2018:

24-653: Materials and their Processing for Mechanical Engineers

This course introduces the fundamental concepts behind how the processing of materials influences their atomic/molecular structures and resulting properties. These concepts are then applied to characterize and interpret the (mechanical, electrical, magnetic, and optical) properties of various material systems as part of a final project. A virtual game-based or “Minecraft” learning environment will provide hands-on materials processing experience to students. For a sneak preview, see training videos below the poster:

Material Sciences Course -spring 2017