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Instructor Information

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Barbara Hughey (Fall,Spring)

Senior Lecturer

Interest Areas

  1. Experimental techniques, especially in the physical sciences and engineering
  2. Data analysis and effective communication of results and conclusions
  3. Increasing gender parity in engineering and science.

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John Leonard (Fall)

Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering; Samuel C. Collins Professor

Interest Areas

  1. Navigation and mapping for autonomous mobile robots
  2. long-term visual simultaneous localization and mapping in dynamic environments
  3. self-driving autonomous cars

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Dawn Wendell (Spring)

Senior Lecturer

Interest Areas

  1. Design & Manufacturing
  2. Experimental Fluid Mechanics
  3. Equity and Inclusion in Engineering Education

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Irmgard Bischofberger (Spring)

Esther & Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Professor; Assistant Professor

Interest Areas

  1. Pattern formation
  2. Fluid dynamics
  3. Soft condensed matter

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Nicholas Xuanlai Fang (Spring)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Interest Areas

  1. Nanophotonics
  2. Acoustic metamaterials
  3. Optical 3D Printing

On a Mission to Measure

From heart rates to exploding pumpkins, the topics students can explore for the Go Forth and Measure project are virtually unlimited.