Margaret S. Wooldridge | Faculty

Margaret Wooldridge

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Mechanical Engineering;

Professor, Aerospace Engineering

2156 GG Brown
mswool@umich.edu
(734) 936-0349

 

 

Short Bio

EDUCATION

Stanford University
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, '95
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, '91

University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, '89

POSITIONS HELD AT U-M

  • Professor, Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2007-Present)
  • Director, Automotive Engineering Program (2007-Present)
  • Co-Director, Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering (2007-Present)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering (2002-2007)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering (1998-2002)

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME, Fellow)
  • Society of Automotive Engineering
  • Combustion Institute

Specializations and Research Interests

Combustion, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics including combustion synthesis; pollution mitigation; reburn and co-firing technologies; reaction kinetics; aerosol sampling and transport; optical diagnostics; gas dynamics.

MAJOR FUNDING SOURCES

  • Honda
  • Ford Motor Company
  • United States Department of Energy
  • National Science Foundation

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008.
  • 2007 Society of Automotive Enginers J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders.
  • Education Excellence Award, U-M College of Engineering, 2003-2004.
  • Ralph R. Teetor Educator Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2001.
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, U-M College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2000.
  • Career Development Award, U-M, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1999.
  • ASME Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999.
  • Teaching Incentive Program Award, U-M College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1999.
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1998.
  • Collier Service Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1998.
  • Frank Walk Service Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1997.