Joshua Hamel, Ph.D, P.E.

Dr. Joshua Hamel

Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

MSME Program Director and Associate Professor

Phone: 206.220.8464

Building/Room: BANN 477

Curriculum Vitae


Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Hamel is a dedicated educator and researcher with a varied background in multiple engineering disciplines. Dr. Hamel is keenly interested in the engineering design process and his current research efforts are focused on multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) and the integration of design optimization and manufacturing.  He has taught courses in engineering design, mechanics, engineering computation, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, experimental data analysis and flight stability.  Dr. Hamel also serves as a reviewer for various ASME publications and conferences.



Dr. Hamel received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.  Dr. Hamel is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served as an officer and a naval aviator.