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Karl Grosh

Karl Grosh

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
ME Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Lead
Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department

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Address

3646 GGB
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: grosh@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-9414

Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1994
M.S., Engineering Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1988
B.S., Engineering Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1985

Research Interests

Cochlear mechanics and hearing; acoustic and vibrational transducers; prosthetics and sensors for biomedical applications; MEMS; distributed, active metamaterials; mechanics and computational mechanics; structural acoustics.

Honors & Awards

Engineering Translational Research Fund Award, 2009
Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 2009
Education Excellence Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2007-08
Tau Beta Pi
Faculty Achievement Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004
Excellence Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003-2004
Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 1999
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1999
Panhellenic Teaching Excellence Award, U-M, Order of Omega, 1999
Best Student Paper in Noise: "Design and effectiveness of in-line tuning cables for quieting hydraulic power units," John M. Dodson, David R. Dowling and Karl Grosh, 131 Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, IN, May 1996
Graduated with Honors and High Distinction, Pennsylvania State University, 1985
George F. Wislicenus Undergraduate Assistant, 1983-1985
Walter Jaunzemis Memorial Award, Pennsylvania State University, 1984

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

Six College of Engineering Awards Accepted by ME Faculty
01/22/2020
ARC Team, Shanna Daly, Karl Grosh, Wai Lu, Chinedum Okwudire, Michael Umbriac, all have accepted College of Engineering Awards.

Outstanding Achievement in Noise Control and Acoustics Wins Award for ME Professor
06/20/2019
Karl Grosh is the 2019 ASME winner of the Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics. 

Grosh and Littrell's company Vesper making news
12/16/2016
Vesper announced that it has closed on a $15 million Series A round led by Accomplice with participation also coming from Amazon's Alexa Fund, Hyperplane, Miraenano Tech, and other investors

Understanding cochlear mechanics to better replicate natural hearing
04/21/2016
Understanding the different ways that the cochlea responds to sound is the problem that Ph.D. student Aritra Sasmal and others in Professor Grosh's Dynamics and Vibrations Laboratory are tackling

Grosh Elected ASA Fellow
11/19/2009

NSF Site Features Research of Karl Grosh
08/09/2007