Sophia Santillan

Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Sophia  Santillan Profile Photo
Sophia Santillan Profile Photo

Research Interests

Engineering education, nonlinear systems, structural mechanics and numerical methods.

Bio

I'm an Associate Professor of the Practice, teaching some required courses for the MEMS major. My research areas are: structural mechanics, nonlinear dynamics, and engineering/STEM education.

Education

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2007

Positions

  • Associate Professor of the Practice in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Courses Taught

  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 424L: Mechanical Systems Design
  • ME 421L: Mechanical Design
  • ME 391: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • MATH 753: Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 353: Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 219: Multivariable Calculus
  • HOUSECS 59: House Course
  • EHD 796T: Bass Connections Education & Human Development Research Team
  • EHD 795T: Bass Connections Education & Human Development Research Team
  • EHD 396T: Bass Connections Education & Human Development Research Team
  • EHD 395T: Bass Connections Education & Human Development Research Team
  • EGR 244L: Dynamics