Jul received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Engineering Mechanics in 2007. He spent a semester teaching at community college in the area and then spent two years at University of Massachusetts expanding his research in finite element modeling and bio-mechanics and continuing to teach. He has been at the University of Southern Indiana since 2010 where he enjoys teaching finite element modeling, vibrations, modeling dynamic systems, dynamics and other mechanics classes.
Tom McDonald is an Associate Professor in the Engineering Department at the University of Southern Indiana. He serves as the Director for the MS Industrial Management and BS Manufacturing Engineering programs. He earned his BSIE and MSIE degrees in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University and his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.
His research and teaching interests primarily include online homework, lean manufacturing, discrete event simulation and modeling, and engineering economy. Tom has been involved in lean manufacturing and modeling of production lines since 1999.
Jenna L. Kloosterman received the B.A. degree in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA in 2004, and M.S. and PhD degrees in astronomy in 2010, and electrical and computer engineering in 2014, respectively, both from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
After graduating with her PhD in 2014, she worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, first as a NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow from 2014-2016 and then as RF/Microwave Engineer from 2016-2017. She started as an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN in the fall of 2017. Her research interests include THz technology development, superconducting detectors, heterodyne arrays, and microwave instruments.
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