Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (208) 885-6579
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-9031
Email: medept@uidaho.edu

Engineering Physics (EP)
Room 324K

875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902


Contact Denise Engebrecht
Phone: (208) 364-6123
Fax: (208) 364-3160
Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702


Idaho Falls

Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Distance Education

Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


ME Faculty

Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson, Ph.D., P.E.
Acoustics in fluids and solids; transducer design
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Fatih Aydogan
Fatih Aydogan, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor, Mechanical Engineering;Nuclear Engineering Program
Nuclear Power Plant Systems, Computational Modeling of Thermal Hydraulic Systems, Heat transfer, Two Phase Flow, Uncertainty and Best Estimate Methodologies, Small Modular Reactors, Advanced Nuclear Power Plants
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Denise Bauer
Denise Bauer, Ph.D.
Research Faculty
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Steve Beyerlein
Steven Beyerlein, Ph.D.
Teaching Design, Assessment of Project Learning, Engine Modeling, Engine Testing
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Ralph Budwig
Ralph Budwig, Ph.D., P.E.
Boise Engineering Director, Professor
Experimental and theoretical fluid dynamics; turbulence; optical, acoustic, and thermal measurements techniques; and experimental methods. Laboratory pedagogy.
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Dan Cordon
Dan Cordon, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Internal combustion engines, specifically looking at performance and emissions characteristics of various alternative fuels and non-traditional means of ignition.
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John Crepeau
John C. Crepeau, Ph.D, P.E.
Professor and Chair
Solid-liquid phase change with internal heat generation; transition to turbulence; history of science and engineering.
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Donald Elger
Donald Elger, Ph.D., P.E.
Technology Entrepreneurship; Learning Theory; Organizational Theory; Fluid Mechanics; Heat Transfer
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Edwin Odom, Ph.D., P.E.
Applied Mechanics and Manufacturing; Experimental Stress Analysis; TQM
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Steve Penoncello
Steve Penoncello, Ph.D., P.E.
Thermophysical properties of fluids and fluid mixtures, nonequilibrium thermodynamics, exergy analysis of processes and systems
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Mechanical Engineering Professor Gabriel Potirniche
Gabriel Potirniche, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Multiscale modeling of plasticity and damage behavior in metals; Fatigue and Fracture; Constitutive Modeling for Metallic Alloys; Atomistic Simulations, Crystal Plasticity, Anisotropic Plasticity; Finite Element Method; Solid Mechanics; Stress Analysis
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Matt Riley
Matthew Riley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Multidisciplinary design optimization, Stochastic design and uncertainty quantification, Computational mechanics, Numerical methods development
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Robert Stephens
Robert Stephens, Ph.D., P.E.
Failure Analysis; Fatigue and Fracture; Products and Liability/Expert Witness Testimony; Materials Properties Measurements and Modeling
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Eric Wolbrecht Mechanical Engineering University of Idaho
Eric Wolbrecht, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Robotics; nonlinear and adaptive control; control of pneumatic actuators; motor learning; and neurorehabilitation
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Tao Xing Mechanical Engineering University of Idaho
Tao Xing, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor
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