FACULTY MEMBERS

Paulina Achurra, Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering, Olin College

Paulina A. Achurra, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor of Engineering

Teaches: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Sarah S. Adams

Sarah Spence Adams, Ph.D.

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

Teaches: Discrete Math, Linearity 1, Error Control Codes, Advanced Linear Algebra

Jonathan M. Adler

Jonathan M. Adler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

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

Bruce Andruskiewicz

Bruce Andruskiewicz

Instructor of Machining

Teaches: Fundamentals of Machine Shop Operations

Peter Antognoni

Peter Antognoni

Instructor of Machining

Teaches: Fundamentals of Machine Shop Operations

Sadie Aznavoorian-Cheshire

Sadie Aznavoorian-Cheshire, Ph.D.

Biology Laboratory Specialist 

David Barrett

David Barrett, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Teaches: Introduction to Mechanical Prototyping, Mechanical Design, Robotics 1

Ela Ben-Ur

Ela Ben-Ur

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Design

Teaches: User Oriented Collaborative Design, Design Nature, Engineering for Humanity

Andrew Bennett

Andrew Bennett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Teaches: Robotics II, Systems, Principles of Engineering

Juliana Bernalostos-Boy

Juliana Bernalostos-Boy, Ph.D.

Collaboratory Affiliate

John Bourne

John Bourne, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Emeritus at Olin and Babson Colleges

James Bowen

James Bowen, J.D.

Lecturer

Teaches: Products Markets

Aaron Boxer

Aaron Boxer

Visiting Engineer

Debbie Chachra

Debbie Chachra, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Materials Science

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

Ellen Chisa

Ellen Chisa

Instructor

Rebecca Christianson, Associate Professor of Applied Physics

Rebecca Christianson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Applied Physics
Acting SCOPE Director

Teaches: Real World Measurements, Modeling and Controls, Light Microscopy for Scientists and Engineers, Electricity and Magnetism

Diane

Diane Covello, J.D.

Lecturer

Teaches: Intellectual Property Protection for Innovative Designs

Diana Dabby

Diana Dabby, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Music
Music Program Director

Teaches: Olin Conductorless Orchestra, Digital Signal Processing, Wired Ensemble

Helen Donis-Keller

Helen Donis-Keller, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and Art and Michael E. Moody Professor

Teaches: The Digital Eye Photography Vision and Visual Communication, Principles of Modern Biology, Responsive Drawing and Visual Thinking

Allen Downey

Allen Downey, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science

Teaches: Modeling and Simulation, Software Systems, Data Science, Bayesian Statistics

Gillian Epstein

Gillian Epstein, Ph.D.

Consultant in Writing

Teaches: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Capstone, Arts, Humanities Social Sciences Prepatory Workshop

Woodie Flowers

Woodie Flowers, Ph.D.

Distinguished Partner

John B. Geddes

John B. Geddes, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Mathematics

Teaches: 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

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

Scott Harris

Distinguished Visiting Engineer

Teaches: SCOPE Project Advisor

Sara Hendren

Sara Hendren, MDes.

Assistant Professor of Design

Scott Hersey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Benjamin (Ben) HIll

Benjamin Hill

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Teaches: Software Design

Aaron Hoffman

Aaron Hoffman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Teaches: Linearity 1 and 2, Partial Differential Equations

Stephen S. Holt

Stephen S. Holt, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics

Teaches: Quantum Physics, High Energy Astrophysics, Relativity

Aaron Hoover

Aaron Hoover, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

Keith Hopper

Keith Hopper

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Jean J. Huang

Jean J. Huang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

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

Sherra Kerns

Sherra Kerns, Ph.D.

F. W. Olin Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Emerita, founding Vice President for Innovation and Research

David V. Kerns, Jr.

David V. Kerns, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.

Franklin and Mary Olin Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Emeritus, founding Provost

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Teaches: 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 

Teaches: Design Nature, Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship, Introduction to Sustainability, Sustainable Design

Caitrin Lynch

Caitrin Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology 

Teaches: 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

Teaches: 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

Teaches: Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Real World Measurements

Robert Martello

Robert Martello, Ph.D.

Professor of the History of Science and Technology

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

Richard K. Miller

Richard K. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and President

Teaches: Issues in Leadership and Ethics, Mechanics of Solids and Structures

Amon Millner

Amon Millner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computing and Innovation

Teaches: Designing Resources for Empowerment Making DREAM, Software Design

Bradley A. Minch

Bradley A. Minch, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Teaches: Real World Measurements, Introduction to Microelectonic Circuits

Alexander Morrow

Alexander Morrow

Distinguished Research Scientist in Residence

Teaches: Introduction to Computer Networks

Jose Oscar Mur-Miranda

Jose Oscar Mur-Miranda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Matt Neal

Matt Neal, M.S.

Materials Science and Chemistry Laboratory Specialist 

Lawrence Neeley

Lawrence Neeley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Design and Entrepreneurship 

Teaches: Products Markets, Entrepreneurship Capstone, User Oriented Collaborative Design

Ernie Parizeau

Ernie Parizeau

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Teaches: New Technology Ventures

Rehana Patel

Rehana Patel, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Teaches: Discrete Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Introduction to Random Graphs, Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Ecco Pierce

Ecco Pierce, BFA

Instructor of Welding and Fabrication

Joanne C. Pratt

Joanne C. Pratt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

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

Riccardo Pucella

Riccardo Pucella

Lecturer

Teaches: Foundations of Computer Science

Mihir K. Ravel

Mihir Ravel

Distinguished Research Scientist

Molly Rubenstein

Molly W. Rubenstein, B.A.

Lecturer

Teaches: Products Markets

Paul Ruvolo

Paul Ruvolo

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Teaches: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, Ph.D.

Director of SCOPE
Associate Professor of Bioengineering

Teaches: Topics in Bioengineering, Tissue Engineering, Transport in Biological Systems, Cellular Bioengineering

Stephen Schiffman

Stephen Schiffman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Emeritus

Fran Z. Slutsky

Fran Slutsky, M.S.

Adjunct Professor

Teaches: UOCD

Mark Somerville

Mark Somerville, Ph.D.

Special Advisor to the Provost
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics

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

Oliver Steele

Oliver Steele

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computing and Technology

Teaches: Software Design

Lynn Andrea Stein

Lynn Andrea Stein, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for External Engagement & Initiatives and Director of the Collaboratory
Professor of Computer & Cognitive Science

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

Jonathan Stolk

Jonathan Stolk, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Engineering

Teaches: Materials Science Solid State Chemistry

Brian D. Storey

Brian D. Storey, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

Alexandra Coso Strong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Systems Design and Engineering

Teaches: Design Nature, SCOPE

Kofi Taha

Kofi Taha

Visiting Designer

Teaches: Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship

Jessica Townsend, Ph.D.

Jessica Townsend, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Academic Programs
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

Maruta Vitols

Maruta Vitols

Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies

Teaches: AHS Foundation Topic Robots, Mutants and Monsters Envisioning Science in Cinema, AHS Foundation Topic Medial Revolution Activism and Technology

Jason Woodard

C. Jason Woodard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Teaches: Modeling Simulation, Products Markets, SCOPE

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics

Teaches: 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