FACULTY MEMBERS

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Sarah Spence Adams, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development
Professor of Mathematics and Electrical & Computer Engineering

Select Courses: Discrete Mathematics

Select Interests: error control codes, applications of matrices, graph theory, K12 education

Jonathan M. Adler

Jonathan M. Adler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Select Courses: Identity from the Mind and the Brain, Foundations of Psychology, Narrative Psychology

Select Interests: identity development, psychological well-being, theater

David Barrett

David Barrett, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Introduction to Mechanical Prototyping, Mechanical Design, Robotics 1

Andrew Bennett

Andrew Bennett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Robotics II, Systems, Principles of Engineering

Debbie Chachra

Debbie Chachra, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering

Select Courses: Structural Biomaterials, Materials Science and Solid State Chemistry, Design Nature, Biomedical Materials

Rebecca Christianson, Associate Professor of Applied Physics

Rebecca Christianson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Applied Physics

Select Courses: Light Microscopy for Scientists and Engineers, Electricity and Magnetism

Diana Dabby

Diana Dabby, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Music
Music Program Director

Select Courses: Olin Conductorless Orchestra, Digital Signal Processing DSP, Wired Ensemble, Signals Systems

Select Interests: Composition, performance, orchestration, variation & audio processing

Helen Donis-Keller

Helen Donis-Keller, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and Art and Michael E. Moody Professor

Select Courses: The Intersection of Biology, Art and Technology, Responsive Drawing and Visual Thinking, The Digital Eye

Select Interests: Photo-based art production, drawing, molecular genetics research

Allen Downey

Allen Downey, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science

Select Courses: Modeling and Simulation, Software Systems, Data Science, Bayesian Statistics

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Jeff Dusek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation and Measurement

Daniela Faas

Daniela Faas, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Director of Design and Fabrication Operations

John B. Geddes

John B. Geddes, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Mathematics

Select Courses: Quantitative Engineering Analysis I and II, Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World, Linearity I and II, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Non-Linear Dynamics and Chaos

Siddhartan Govindasamy

Siddhartan Govindasamy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Select Courses: Principles of Engineering, Intro to Analog and Digital Communications, Probability, Information Theory and Wireless Communications, Intro to Information Theory and its Applications

Scott Hersey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Benjamin (Ben) HIll

Benjamin Hill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Select Courses: Computer Architecture, Software Design, Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation, and Measurements

Aaron Hoffman

Aaron Hoffman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Select Courses: Linearity 1 and 2, Partial Differential Equations

Stephen S. Holt

Stephen S. Holt, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics

Select Courses: Quantum Physics, High Energy Astrophysics, Relativity

Aaron Hoover

Aaron Hoover, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Dynamics, Elecanisms Mechatronics, Principles of Engineering, Introduction to Mechanical Prototyping

Jean J. Huang

Jean J. Huang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Select Courses: Principles of Modern Biology, Microbial Diversity, Engineered Microbial Systems, Sustainability Synthesis Capstone Babson, Olin, Wellesley Collaboration

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Dynamics, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Mechanics of Solids and Structures, Dynamics of Mechanical and Aerospace Structures

Benjamin Linder

Benjamin Linder, Ph.D.

Professor of Design and Mechanical Engineering 

Select Courses: Design Nature, Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship, Introduction to Sustainability, Sustainable Design

Caitrin Lynch

Caitrin Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology 

Select Courses: Engineering for Humanity, The Human Connection, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Capstone

Sanjoy Mahajan

Sanjoy Mahajan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Applied Science and Engineering

Select Courses: Art of Approximation in Science and Engineering, Signals and Systems, Street-Fighting Mathematics, Bayesian Inference and Reasoning

Vincent P. Manno

Vincent P. Manno, Sc.D.

Provost and Dean of Faculty, Professor of Engineering

Select Courses: Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Real World Measurements

Robert Martello

Robert Martello, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Curriculum & Academic Programs
Professor of the History of Science and Technology

Select Courses: The Stuff of History, Paradigms, Predictions, and Joules, Six Books that Changed the World, Science Fiction and Historical Context

Sam Michalka

Sam Michalka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Engineering

Select Courses: Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation, and Measurement

Richard K. Miller

Richard K. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and President

Select Courses: Issues in Leadership and Ethics, Mechanics of Solids and Structures

Amon Millner

Amon Millner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computing and Innovation

Select Courses: Designing Resources for Empowerment Making DREAM, Software Design

Olin College Professor Bradley A. Minch

Bradley A. Minch, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Select Courses: Elecanisms, Introduction to Microelectonic Circuits, Principles of Engineering

Jose Oscar Mur-Miranda

Jose Oscar Mur-Miranda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Select Courses: Modeling and Control, Signals and Systems, Principles of Engineering, Nonlinear Circuit Analysis

Lawrence Neeley

Lawrence Neeley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Design and Entrepreneurship 

Select Courses: Products Markets, Entrepreneurship Capstone, User Oriented Collaborative Design

Joanne C. Pratt

Joanne C. Pratt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Select Courses: Principles of Modern Biology, Immunology, Emerging Technologies in Cancer Research and Treatment

Paul Ruvolo

Paul Ruvolo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Select Courses: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, Ph.D.

Director of SCOPE
Associate Professor of Bioengineering

Select Courses: Topics in Bioengineering, Tissue Engineering, Transport in Biological Systems, Cellular Bioengineering

Tim Ferguson Sauder

Tim Ferguson Sauder, B.A.

Associate Professor of Practice in Design

Mark Somerville

Mark Somerville, Ph.D.

Special Advisor to the Provost
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics

Select Courses: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World, User Oriented Collaborative Design, Mechanics

Lynn Andrea Stein

Lynn Andrea Stein, Ph.D.

Special Advisor to the Provost
Professor of Computer & Cognitive Science

Select Courses: Human Factors and Interface Design, Foundations of Computer Science, What is I

Jonathan Stolk

Jonathan Stolk, Ph.D.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Education

Select Courses: Materials Science Solid State Chemistry, Educational Design Studio, Failure Analysis Prevention

Brian D. Storey

Brian D. Storey, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Real World Measurements, Transport Phenomena, Modeling and Control, Linearity II

Alexandra Coso Strong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Systems Design and Engineering

Select Courses: Design Nature, SCOPE

Jessica Townsend, Ph.D.

Jessica Townsend, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for External Engagement & Initiatives
Professor of Engineering

Select Courses: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World, Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, SCOPE

Alison Wood

Alison Wood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering

Jason Woodard

C. Jason Woodard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Select Courses: Modeling Simulation, Products Markets, SCOPE

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics

Select Courses: Mechanics A Theoretical Approach, Advanced Classical Mechanics, Biological Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Courses, Whats Your Story Narrative with Purpose a.k.a. Critical Reflective Writing