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David H. Myszka


Full-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Email: David Myszka
Phone: 937-229-2968
Kettering Laboratories Room 345 E
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Research and Work

Dr. Myszka is engaged in mechanical design and kinematic synthesis research. He is particularly interested in applied research with industrial partners involving machine design and instrumentation activities. His most recent partnerships include Emerson Climate Technologies, General Motors, Vega Americas, Creative Extruded Products and Process Equipment Company.

Courses Taught

  • Solid Modeling in Design, MEE 104L
  • Mechanical Innovation, MEE 203
  • Theory of Machines, MEE 321
  • Mechanical Design, MEE 427
  • Computations for Design, MEE 545


  • Ph.D., Engineering, University of Dayton, 2009
  • M.B.A., University of Dayton, 1996
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1989
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985

Licenses, Certifications and Credentials

  • Professional Engineer, Ohio

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Mechanisms and Robotics
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mechanical Design

Research Interests

  • Machine Design
  • Simulation of Mechanical Systems
  • Kinematic Synthesis of Automation Devices