FACULTY MEMBERS

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Sarah Spence Adams, Ph.D.

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.

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

Bruce Andruskiewicz

Bruce Andruskiewicz

Master Instructor and Machine Shop Coordinator

Select Courses: Fundamentals of Machine Shop Operations

Adjunct Instructor Beat Arnet, Ph.D.

Beat Arnet, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor

Select Courses: Digital Power Conversion

Sadie Aznavoorian-Cheshire

Sadie Aznavoorian-Cheshire, Ph.D.

Biology Laboratory Specialist 

Gilda A. Barabino

Gilda A. Barabino, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and President

Select Interests: Global health, Systems, Interdisciplinary engineering education

David Barrett

David Barrett, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

Ela Ben-Ur

Ela Ben-Ur

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Design

Select Courses: Engineering for Humanity, User Oriented Collaborative Design, You-Oriented Collaborative Design

John Bourne

John Bourne, Ph.D.

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

Nathan Cantrell

Nathan Yoshitsura Cantrell

Instructor of Welding and Fabrication

Professor 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

Diane

Diane Covello, J.D.

Entrepreneurship Partner

Professor Diana Dabby

Diana Dabby, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Music
Music Program Director

Select Courses: Olin Conductorless Orchestra, Signals Systems, Wired Ensemble, Digital Signal Processing DSP, Singular Voices, Dual Lives

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

Zachary del Rosario

Zachary del Rosario '14, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering

Select Courses: ModSim, Data Science

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, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science

On Leave

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

Jeff Dusek

Jeff Dusek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation and Measurement

Tess Edmonds, Lecturer, Olin College of Engineering

Tess Edmonds, M.A.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Design

Select Courses: Engineering for Humanity, Sustainable Design

A smiling Gillian Epstein

Gillian Epstein, Ph.D.

Writing Initiatives Specialist

Select Courses: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Capstone, Arts, Humanities Social Sciences Prepatory Workshop

Lucas Buchanan Ewing, BScME

Instructor of Design and Wood Fabrication

Daniela Faas

Daniela Faas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of the Practice
Director of Fabrication and Laboratory Operations

Select Courses: Introduction to Mechanical Prototyping, Design for Manufacturing, Principles of Engineering

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Alessandra Ferzoco, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Measurement Science

Select Courses: Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation Measurement, Transport Phenomena, Thermodynamics

John B. Geddes

John B. Geddes, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Mathematics

On Leave

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.

Adjunct 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

A smiling Erhardt Graeff

Erhardt Graeff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Social and Computer Science

Select Courses: Democracy and Media, Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship, Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Scott Harris

Distinguished Partner for Engineering & Entrepreneurship

Select Courses: Entrepreneurial Engineering Capstone, Spatial Computing Lab

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Sara Hendren, MDes.

Associate Professor of Arts, Humanities and Design

Scott Hersey

Scott Hersey, Ph.D.

Director of SCOPE
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Benjamin (Ben) Hill

Benjamin Hill '07, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

On Leave

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

Stephen S. Holt

Stephen S. Holt, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics Emeritus

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

Elizabeth Johansen

Elizabeth Johansen, B.S.

Visiting Designer

Select Courses: Affordable Design Entrepreneurship

Professor and Sketch Model Creative-in-Reference Arlene R. Keizer

Arlene R. Keizer, Ph.D.

Sketch Model Creative-in-Reference and Visiting Professor

Select Courses: Weaving the Future New Ideologies of Making

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.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

On Leave

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

Whitney Q. Lohmeyer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Select Courses: Satellite Systems, Analog and Digital Communications, Quantitative Engineering Analysis

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Caitrin Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology 

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

Melinda Malley

Melinda Malley, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering

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Vincent P. Manno, Sc.D.

Provost Emeritus
Professor of Engineering Emeritus

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

Robert Martello

Robert Martello, Ph.D.

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

Matsumoto

Steve Matsumoto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Select Courses: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Sam Michalka

Sam Michalka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Engineering

Select Courses: Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation and Measurement, Neurotechnology, Brains and Machines, SCOPE

Richard K. Miller

Richard K. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and President Emeritus

On Leave

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

Scott Miller

Scott N. Miller

Adjunct Instructor

Select Courses: EEC

Amon Millner

Amon Millner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computing and Innovation

On Leave

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

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Marco Morales '11, B.S.

Instructor

Select Courses: UXD18

Matt Neal

Matt Neal, M.S.

Materials Science and Chemistry Lab Director

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Lawrence Neeley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Design and Entrepreneurship 

Select Courses: Products Markets, Launch, Iterate

A serious professor Carrie Nugent

Carrie R. Nugent, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computational Physics and Planetary Science

Select Courses: Astronomy and Statistics, Quantitative Engineering Analysis, Introduction to Sensors, Instrumentation and Measurement

Joanne C. Pratt

Joanne C. Pratt, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Select Courses: Products Markets, Immunology, Emerging Technologies in Cancer Research and Treatment

Select Interests: immune system and cancer, health & medical literacy, learning outcomes

Riccardo Pucella

Riccardo Pucella, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Select Courses: Foundations of Computer Science

Associate Professor Paul Ruvolo

Paul Ruvolo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Select Courses: Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
Professor of Bioengineering

Select Courses: Senior Capstone in Engineering SCOPE, Biomedical Device Design, Topics in Bioengineering

Tim Ferguson Sauder

Tim Ferguson Sauder, B.A.

Associate Professor of Practice in Design

Stephen Schiffman

Stephen Schiffman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Emeritus

Mark Somerville Olin College Provost and Dean of Faculty

Mark Somerville, Ph.D.

Provost
Dean of Faculty
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.

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 Storey

Brian D. Storey, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

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Kofi Taha

Visiting Designer

Select Courses: Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship

Emily W. Tow

Emily W. Tow, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Select Courses: Quantitative Engineering Analysis I II, Transport Phenomena

Jessica Townsend, Ph.D.

Jessica Townsend, Ph.D.

Interim Academic Vice President for External Engagement
Professor of Engineering

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

Adjunct Instructor Jon Tse

Jonathan Tse '08, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor

Select Courses: Computer Architecture

Linda Vanasupa

Linda Vanasupa, Ph.D.

Professor of Materials Engineering

Select Courses: Materials Engineering, Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, Sustainable Design in Engineering

Alison Wood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering

Select Courses: Environmental Analysis and Engineering, Sustainability Synthesis, Modeling and Simulation of the Physical World

Select Interests: sustainability, interdisciplinary education, justice, equity

C. Jason Woodard, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
Associate Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Select Courses: Modeling Simulation, Products Markets, SCOPE

Professor Lee Zamir

Lee Zamir, M.Eng. & B.S. EECS

Adjunct Professor

Select Courses: Iterate Spring 2020

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics and Education

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