Assistant Professor, Mechanical EngineeringGlobal Design Lab
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 647-3342
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
B.S. Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
Design research, complex systems design, design of product eco-systems, multi-disciplinary design teams, multi-disciplinary design optimization, modeling of team-based design decision-making, design for emerging markets, socially-engaged design, design for entrepreneurship.
Honors & Awards
Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2010-2014
Graduate Research Fellowship, Ford Foundation, 2010-2014
Carl G. Sontheimer Prize for Creativity and Innovation in Design, MIT, 2009
Presidential Fellowship, MIT, 2009
Tenured and Tenure-Track
Seven faculty members receives College of Engineering Awards 2020-21
Seven Mechanical Engineering Faculty have been awarded 2020-21 College of Engineering Awards! Congratulations to them for their outstanding achievements.
Four ME Faculty awarded the 2019 ASME Ben C. Sparks Medal
Panos Papalambros, Jesse Austin-Breneman, Dan Cooper, and Michael Umbriac collectively have been selected winners of the 2019 ASME Ben C. Sparks Medal Award.
ME Welcomes New Faculty Members Jesse Austin-Breneman and Shanna Daly
The ME department is pleased to welcome Jesse Austin-Breneman and Shanna Daly, who will be joining the faculty as assistant professors