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About Margaret Pinnell

Margaret Pinnell joined the University of Dayton in 2000 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She is now Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Development. Her research interests include biological materials, service learning, and mechanical testing of materials. Prior to her current roles, she was Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Outreach and directed ETHOS, short for Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities for Service-Learning. Her research has been published in numerous journals, conference proceedings, and books, and she has been awarded more than $2 million in funding for her research. Her professional activities include membership in the American Society of Engineering Education, ASM International, and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Positions

2015 Present Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Development, University of Dayton School of Engineering
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2000 Present Associate Professor, University of Dayton Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Present Joint Appointment with Bioengineering Graduate Program, University of Dayton
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20112012 Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Outreach, University of Dayton School of Engineering
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20022010 Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities for Service-Learning (ETHOS) Acting Director, University of Dayton School of Engineering
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Honors and Awards

  • University of Dayton Alumni Award in Teaching, 2008
  • SOCHE Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • Best Female Professor Phi Sigma Rho, 2008
  • Ohio Magazine Excellence in Education Award, 2005
  • ASEE NCS Outstanding Teaching Award, 2005
  • Buckeye Trails Girl Scout Council Service Award, 2005
  • University of Dayton, School of Engineering, Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004
  • Buckeye Trails Girl Scout Council Community Partners Award, 2004
  • ASEE NCS, 1st Place, Best Zone II Paper, 2003
  • Tau Alpha Pi, selected as Honorary Member, 1998

Courses

  • Introduction to Materials
  • Engineering Innovation
  • Principles of Materials Selection
  • Engineering Design and Appropriate Technology

Education

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1995 PhD, University of Dayton ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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1988 BME, University of Dayton ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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1988 MS, University of Dayton ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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Contact Information

Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 345 D
Phone: 937-229-2835

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Articles (8)

Book chapters (3)

Conference papers (8)