Robert L. Mott

Professor Emeritus
School of Engineering: Department of Engineering Technology

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 305
  • Phone: 937-229-4216
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Selected Publications

  • Mott, Robert L. 2010. Statics and strength of materials. 1st edition, Pearson, Prentice Hall.
  • Mott, Robert L. 2008. Applied strength of materials. 5th edition, Pearson, Prentice Hall.
  • Mott, Robert L. 2006. Applied fluid mechanics. 6th edition, Pearson, Prentice Hall.
  • Mott, Robert L. 2004. Machine elements in mechanical design. 4th edition, Pearson, Prentice Hall.

Research and Work

  • University of Dayton Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1966-1989, 1996-2001
  • Associate Dean, Engineering Technology Programs, 1990-1996
  • Director, Center for Advanced Manufacturing, 1989-1990
  • Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1977-1989

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education, 2007
  • James H. McGraw Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Engineering Technology Education, American Society for Engineering Education, 2004
  • Archie Higdon Award for Excellence in Mechanics Education, American Society for Engineering Education, 2001
  • Frederick J. Berger Award for Excellence in Engineering Technology Education, American Society for Engineering Education, 1994
  • Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award, 1992, sponsored by the Affiliate Societies Council of Dayton and the Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
  • Alumni Award in Teaching, University of Dayton, 1981
  • Ralph R. Teetor Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1969
  • Pi Tau Sigma, National Mechanical Engineering Honorary Society, Purdue University, 1964

Committees and Councils

  • Honorary Degree Committee
  • Faculty Board
  • University Faculty Development Committee
  • School of Engineering Promotion and Tenure Committee
  • University Marshall
  • Advisor, UD chapter of Tau Alpha Pi
  • Evaluator, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, ABET
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education

Courses Taught

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Statics and Dynamics
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Industrial Mechanisms
  • Introduction to Design
  • Honors Systems Design
  • Senior Design
  • Thermodynamics
  • Dimensional Measurements
  • Manufacturing Processes Laboratory

Degrees

  • MSME, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1965
  • BSME, General Motors Institute (Now Kettering University), Flint, Michigan, 1963

Professional Activities

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Ohio, No. E-33257
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Research Interests

  • Mechanical design