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Robert M Taylor

[Robert Michael Taylor]

Other Faculty, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
• Process informed structural design optimization for advanced manufacturing • Mechanical Property Improvement for 3D printed structures • Design for Additive Manufacture • 3D Printed Aircraft Design

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Additive Manufacturing Design for Manufacturing Design optimization Structural Mechanics

Biography

Biography

• Pursuing structural technology development through applied computational structural analysis and optimization with advanced manufacturing considerations • Education through doctorate in aerospace and mechanical engineering • 12 years industry experience in general and military aircraft structural analysis, including work in composites, structural optimization, bonded joints, and finite element analysis, and 6 years working on F-35 structural development and analysis methods • 7 years academic experience teaching graduate and undergraduate engineering classes • 25 years activity with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), including publications, conference planning, and technical committee activity • Associate Fellow of AIAA • Current Chair of the AIAA Structures Technical Committee

Education

Education

    • 2000 PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics
      Purdue Univ West Lafayette, 2000
    • 1997 MS in Mechanical Engineering
      Purdue Univ West Lafayette, 1997
    • 1996 BS in Mechanical Engineering
      Brigham Young University , 1996

Appointments

Appointments

    • Nov 2011 to Present Engineering Consultant
      Optimal Structures, LLC,
      • Provided structural and mechanical design, analysis, and manufacturing support to start- up company developing small cargo drone aircraft • Developed aerospace training curriculum for Altair HyperWorks finite element-based structural optimization toolset • Developed training modules for topology, shape, and sizing optimization of composite and metallic components and assemblies, including global and local carve-out models
    • Aug 2008 to Sept 2011 Aeronautical Engineer Senior Staff
      Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
      • Documented composite structural analysis methods in the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Composite Structural Analysis Manual, authoring large sections covering general composite analysis and bolted joint analysis • Taught internal classes for composite stress analysis and detail structural analysis tools • Generated statistical basis allowables from test data for composite material systems used for structural design • Generated finite element model for F-35 structural vulnerability analysis • Executed preliminary sizing of F-35 fracture-critical structural components to satisfy service life requirements using finite element-based optimization tools
    • Apr 2002 to Sept 2011 Not Specified
      Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
      • Taught courses in Composite Structural Analysis, Integrated Detail Analysis Tools (IDAT), StressCheck p-version Finite Element Analysis, POPPI (automation tool for flat web analysis, sizing, and optimization)
    • May 2007 to Aug 2008 Aeronautical Engineer Senior Staff
      Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
      • As operations and support lead for structural analysis toolset, supported common analysis tools across LM Aero programs, providing user support and managing tool installations, licensing, and vendor interface • Led initiative to implement common architecture for installation, deployment, and management of structural analysis tools across LM Aero enterprise in order to reduce support and management costs associated with the toolset • As F-35 Structural Analysis Capability Insertion Manager, supported F-35 structural analysis computing environment and toolset (20 COTS and in-house tools), including interface with tool developers, fielding user questions and issues, coordinating tools among F-35 partners, interface with IS&T, export certifications, deployment issue resolution, and hardware platform migration
    • Mar 2005 to May 2007 Aeronautical Engineer Staff
      Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
      • Supported F-35 structural analysis computing environment and toolset (20 COTS and in- house tools), including interface with tool developers, fielding user questions and issues, interface with IS&T, export certifications, deployment issue resolution, and hardware platform migration; acted as Structural Analysis Capability Insertion Manager pending staffing of role • Executed weight reduction trade studies using NASTRAN and Altair finite element-based optimization tools for detail part optimization • Led team applying structural optimization tools and methods to reduce weight of compact fittings across all Airframe IPTs, including coordination of onsite consultants from Altair Engineering, providing technical direction and oversight, development and execution of structural optimization models, and identification and tracking of candidate parts and associated weight data • Executed specialized computational structural analyses, including nonlinear, contact, VCCT, and arc-length method solutions to support F-35 method development and component analysis • Training and supported POPPI finite element automation tool and StressCheck p-method finite element code at multiple F-35 sites • Developed and documented structural analysis methods and policies through DoD customer-coordinated F-35 Program documentation
    • Apr 2002 to Mar 2005 Aeronautical Engineer Senior
      Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
      • Developed methods for and executed stress analyses of bonded composite joints and integral composite joggles using StressCheck p-method finite element code, ensuring accuracy, usability, and correlation to test • Documented and updated JSF analysis processes, tools, and methods • Generated allowable loads for 3D woven preform bonded joints based on JSF test results and MIL-HDBK-17 statistical methods and wrote significant portion of 3D woven preform test report • Executed adhesive testing for JSF program, including test plan development, subcontractor monitoring and coordination, and test report composition
    • Dec 2000 to Mar 2002 Senior Structural Engineer
      Raytheon Aircraft Co.
      • Developed and led implementation of standard process for airframe and subsystem requirements definition for Hawker 450 Program • Certified as Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist • Wrote Hawker 450 Program Systems Engineering Plan and Information Management Plan • Contributed to Hawker 450 program planning and architecture definition • Executed stress analyses and finite element analyses with MSC/PATRAN, NASTRAN • Performed load distribution and documentation for Hawker Horizon structural test plans
    • Aug 1996 to Dec 2000 Graduate Assistant
      Purdue University
      • Coordinated industry-sponsored and -collaborated research project to improve structural design evolution through a systematic process of finite element-based structural optimization and multidisciplinary team interaction • Assisted students and graded assignments in Aeroelasticity, Structural Analysis and Design, Matrix Methods for Structural Analysis, and CAD and finite element modeling techniques on Pro/Engineer and ANSYS software • Assisted with assignment and tutorial development and lab teaching
    • Aug 1996 to Nov 2000 Graduate Assistant
      Purdue University
      • Supported courses in Aeroelasticity, Structural Analysis and Design, Matrix Methods for Structural Analysis, Computer-aided Engineering—CAD (Pro/Engineer) and finite element analysis (ANSYS)
    • May 1997 to July 1997 Graduate Student Researcher
      AFOSR Graduate Student Research Program
      • Implemented rapid structural modeling method for aircraft synthesis environment using the Adaptive Modeling Language (AML) object-oriented knowledge-based system
    • Sept 1995 to Aug 1996 Undergraduate Assistant
      Brigham Young University
      • Debugged CAD API (CATIA) code for Computer Automated Tolerancing System (CATS) • Assisted students with CAD modeling and detail layouts on Pro/Engineer and CADDS 5 • Assisted students with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (ANSI Y14.5-1982)
    • Jan 1993 to Jan 1995 Interpreter
      Church
      Interpreted talks into Hmong language for semiannual international church conference
    • Jan 1990 to Jan 1992 Full-time Representative
      Church
      • Served in leadership positions for 10 months, responsible for up to 20 others • Acquired and used proficiency in Hmong language, translating for Asian refugees in hospitals, schools, welfare, etc.

Memberships

    • Jan 1993 to Present American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
      Associate Fellow
    • Jan 1993 to Present American Society of Mechanical Engineers
      Member

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2019 Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

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    • Aug 2020 to Aug 2021 SYSTEM FOR DAMAGE ANALYSIS OF BIOLOGICALLY RELEVANT MATERIALS IN ULTRA-HIGH SPEED DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT sponsored by  -  $831000
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2016 to Jan 2017 Design Guidance for Additive Manufacturing sponsored by  -  $35000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2005
      • Journal Article
        Structural Design Process Improvement Using Evolutionary Finite Element Models
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Weisshaar, T, Sarukhanov, V]. Journal of Aircraft. 43(1), 172-181. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2001-1630

      2019
      • Conference Proceeding
        Process Calibration for Elastically Scaled 3D Printed Models Using Fused Deposition Modeling
        Proceedings of the 58th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference at SciTech
        [Taylor, Robert, Mares, Edgar, Rane, Rhugdhrivya, Love, Mike]. "American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-1768

      2018
      • Conference Proceeding
        Model Development for Residual Stress Consideration in Design for Laser Metal 3D Printing of Maraging Steel 300
        [Chahal, Vedant, Taylor, RobertMichael]. "2018 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium Proceedings ".
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Framework for Robust Lightweight Structural Design for Additive Manufacture
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Chahal, Vedant]. London: "1st International Conference on Advances in Aerospace Structures, Systems & Technology".

      2017
      • Conference Proceeding
        Electrospinning Approach for the Improvement of Mechanical and Shielding Properties of Nanofiber Mats
        Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 32nd Technical Conference
        [Isaac, Blesson, Taylor, Robert, Adnan, Ashfaq, Raihan, Rassel]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc2017/15335
      • Conference Proceeding
        Numerical Investigation of Stiffness Properties of FDM Parts as a Function of Raster Orientation
        Proceedings of the 2017 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium
        [Sheth, Sanchita, Taylor, Robert, Adluru, Hari].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Optimal Design of a Composite Plate with Practical Design and Manufacturing Constraints
        Proceedings of the 58th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference at SciTech
        [Taylor, Robert, Polaki, Deepak]. "American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-0892

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        Automated lattice optimization of hinge fitting with displacement constraint
        Proceedings of the 2016 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium
        [Dakshnamoorthy, Vignesh, Taylor, RobertMichael].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Certification Strategy for Additively Manufactured Structural Fittings
        Proceedings of the 2016 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Manzo, J, Flansburg, L].

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        Leveraging Geometric Shape Complexity in Optimal Design for Additive Manufacturing
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Martinez, Y].

      2014
      • Conference Proceeding
        Comparison of Methodologies for Optimal Design of a Composite Plate under Practical Design Constraints
        Proceedings of the 55th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference at SciTech
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Admani, M, Strain, JM]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-1375

      2012
      • Conference Proceeding
        Optimization of Composite Structures with Bearing and Bypass Constraints at Bolted Joints
        Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 27th Technical Conference
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Durocher, DE].

      2010
      • Conference Proceeding
        Load Development and Automation for Composite Bolted Joint Bearing and Bypass Analysis
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Henson, MC, Rousseau, CQ]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2010-3023

      2008
      2006
      2004
      • Conference Proceeding
        Correlation of an Analysis Tool for 3-D Reinforced Bonded Joints on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Owens, SD]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2004-1562

      2002
      • Conference Proceeding
        Implementing IPDS and a Common Systems Engineering Vision in a Start-up Systems Engineering Organization
        [Taylor, RobertMichael, Tolleson, CR].

      2000
      1998

Presentations

    • August  2019
      Chahal, Vedant (Author & Presenter), Taylor, RobertMichael (Author), "Design Optimization for Laser Metal 3D Printing", Austin, TX. (August , 2019).
    • August  2019
      Taylor, RobertMichael (Author & Presenter), "Learning Design for Additive Manufacture through Competition: The 3rd Annual 3D Printed Aircraft Competition", Austin, TX. (August , 2019).
    • January  2019
      Taylor, RobertMichael (Author & Presenter), Chahal, Vedant (Author), Pokharel, Ashish (Author), "Process-informed Structural Optimization for Additive Manufacture Using Response Surface Methodologies", United States Air Force, Dayton, OH. (January 30, 2019).
    • August  2018
      Rane, Rhugdhrivya (Author & Presenter), Taylor, RobertMichael (Author), "Inter-bead Bond Strength Improvement of FDM Parts by Isothermal Heating". (August 15, 2018).
    • August  2018
      Sabine, Gavin (Author), Taylor, RobertMichael (Author & Presenter), "3D Printed Aircraft Competition at the University of Texas at Arlington". (August 14, 2018).
    • August  2018
      Baig, Junaid (Author & Presenter), Taylor, RobertMichael (Author), "A Study of the Effect of Bond Length on Bond Strength in Fused Deposition Modeling Using Transient Heat Transfer Analysis". (August 14, 2018).
    • August  2018
      Lira, Nicholas (Author), Sabine, Gavin (Author), Lea, Joakim (Author), Conklin, Craig (Author), Taylor, RobertMichael (Author & Presenter), "Design Optimization, Fabrication, and Testing of 3D Printed Aircraft Structure Using Fused Deposition Modeling". (August 14, 2018).
    • August  2018
      Sheth, Sanchita (Author), Taylor, RobertMichael (Author & Presenter), Adluru, Hari (Author), "Numerical Prediction of Fracture in FDM Printed Parts". (August 14, 2018).
    • May  2018
      Taylor, RobertMichael (Author & Presenter), "Design Methodologies for Additively Manufactured Structures", US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen, MD. (May 22, 2018).
    •  2017
      Sripada, Nagadurga, Venter, Nicholas, Taylor, Robert, "Drone Motor Mount Design for Additive Manufacture". ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Taylor, Robert, "Process-informed Design Optimization for Additive Manufacture". ( , 2017).
    • July  2017
      Taylor, RobertMichael, "Process-informed Design Optimization for Additive Manufacture". (July , 2017).
    •  2015
      Martinez, Yobani, Taylor, Robert, "Leveraging Geometric Shape Complexity in Optimal Design for Additive Manufacturing". ( , 2015).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Chuang Yu, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Anubhav Chauhan, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Nabeel Khan, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Vedant Chahal, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Alex Thomsen, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Akhilesh Kulkarni, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Nov 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Sanchita Sheth, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Aug 2019
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Sangram Advirkar, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Aug 2019
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Amogh Taraikar, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • May 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Joe Novak, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ashish Pokharel, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Edgar Mares, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Rhugdhrivya Rane, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2018
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Blesson Isaac, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      Alignment of Electrospun Nanofibers for Mechanical and Dielectric Property Improvement
    • Aug 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Junaid Baig, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Nagadurga Sripada, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      A METHODOLOGY FOR TOPOLOGY AND LATTICE STRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION OF A CARGO DRONE MOTOR MOUNT
    • Dec 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Nicholas Venter, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      A DESIGN METHODOLOGY FOR CONTINUOUS FIBER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING USING ADVANCED COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES
    • Dec 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Vaibhav Gaikwad, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      AN INVESTIGATION OF TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION FOR COUPLED THERMO-STRUCTURAL LOADING FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    • Aug 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Sitanshu Pandya, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      PREDICTION OF PROCESS-INDUCED DEFECTS BY PLY-DROPS IN THE DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF A COMPLEX COMPOSITE LAMINATE
    • Dec 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Deepak Polaki, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      COMPOSITE PLATE OPTIMIZATION WITH STRUCTURAL AND MANUFACTURING CONSTRAINTS
    • Dec 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Harshit Jani, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      Development of an advanced geometry toolkit framework for fitting complex topology-optimized mesh structures
    • Dec 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Swapnil Harel, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      FREQUENCY TUNING OF VIBRATION ABSORBER USING TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION
    • Dec 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Vignesh Dakshnamoorthy, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      AUTOMATED LATTICE OPTIMIZATION OF HINGE FITTING WITH DISPLACEMENT CONSTRAINT
    • Dec 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Yobani Martinez, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF RACE CAR STEERING KNUCKLE FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    • May 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Divya Shukla, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      SLICING ALGORITHM FOR COMPLEX CONTOUR GENERATION FROM COARSE MESHED ISO-SURFACE DATA
    • May 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Gajendra Gangadara, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      DESIGN AND STIFFNESS OPTIMIZATION OF QUADRI-DIRECTIONAL COMPOSITE GRID LATTICE STRUCTURES
    • May 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Vinay Mhala, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      FITTING B-SPLINES CURVES TO COARSE DATA CLOUD USING MODIFIED SQUARED DISTANCE MINIMIZATION METHOD

Courses

      • MAE 4329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6197-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 6697-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5397-050 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Summer - 2020
      • AE 5397-050 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Summer - 2020
      • MAE 4329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6196-050 AEROSPACE ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 111774)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6297-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5397-050 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 4329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6297-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6697-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 6297-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • ME 6697-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103489)
        Summer - 2019
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • MAE 4329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6297-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 4329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 7399-050 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • ME 6197-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • ME 6697-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • AE 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920 | Xlist Coursepre: ME | Xlist Coursenum: 5329)
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      • MAE 4329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112994 | Xlist Coursepre: ME | Xlist Coursenum: 5329)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5329-001 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112920 | Xlist Coursepre: ME | Xlist Coursenum: 4331)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6196-050 AEROSPACE ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 111774)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674 | Xlist Coursepre: ME | Xlist Coursenum: 5327)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733 | Xlist Coursepre: ME | Xlist Coursenum: 4331)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6399-050 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674 | Xlist Coursepre: ME | Xlist Coursenum: 5327)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE | Xlist Coursenum: 4331)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6399-050 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6297-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • AE 6397-050 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 4301-011 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103659 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE | Xlist Coursenum: 5390)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5390-011 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103456 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE | Xlist Coursenum: 4301)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • ME 6399-050 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6297-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 4301-010 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103659)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5390-010 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5327-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 112733)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5310-001 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
        (Course Id: 103404)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5310-002 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
        (Course Id: 103404)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 6697-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 4301-011 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103659)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5390-010 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Manufactur Processes & Systems | Course Id: 103456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5390-011 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AE 5391-050 ADV STUDIES AEROSPACE ENGR
        (Course Id: 101980)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 5391-050 ADV STUDIES MECH ENGR
        (Course Id: 103457)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 4331-001 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING
        (Course Id: 103674)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 6196-050 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 4391-050 SPEC PROB MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Course Id: 103689)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 5390-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Course Id: 103456)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • AE 5310-001 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
        (Course Id: 101949)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • AE 5310-002 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
        (Course Id: 101949)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 5310-001 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
        (Course Id: 103404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 5310-002 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
        (Course Id: 103404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ME 6397-050 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 4301-010 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Additive Manufacturing | Course Id: 103659)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 2312-002 SOLID MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 103607)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 4344-002 COMPUTER-AIDED ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 103682)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 2312-004 SOLID MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 103607)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 2323-002 DYNAMICS
        (Course Id: 103611)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010

Service to the Profession

    • Apr 2018 to  Present
      Committee Member
      SAE Aerospace Material Specification Additive Manufacturing (AMS-AM)
      Draft Aerospace Information Report (AIR) on Additive Manufacturing Part Certification
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
      Additive Structures Subcommittee Chair
      AIAA Structures Technical Committee
    • Jan 2003 to  Present
      Committee Member
      AIAA Structures Technical Committee
      Chair, 2016; Vice Chair/Chair Elect, 2014; Student Awards Subcommittee Chair, 2010-2013; committee member since 2003
    • Jan 2003 to  Present
      Committee Member
      AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
      Student Papers Technical Chair, 2012; Structures Session Coordinator, 2006 (organized 180 abstract reviews and 25 sessions within conference program), reviewed 10-15 extended abstracts each year since 2003
    • Jan 2016 to  Jan 2018
      Committee Chair
      AIAA Structures Technical Committee
    • 2010 to  2016
      Student Paper Awards Subcommittee Chair
      AIAA Structures Technical Committee
    • Jan 1994 to  Jan 1998
      Committee Member
      AIAA BYU Student Section
      Chair, Sep 1995-Aug 1996; Section Vice-Chair, Sep 1994-Aug 1995; Unity IV Hybrid Rocket, BYU, 1994-1998, composite airframe design, build, and assembly