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Brent M. Nowak, Ph.D.

Brent M. Nowak, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Educational Background:

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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Field of Study:

Mechanical Engineering

Areas of Teaching Interest:

  • Dynamics
  • Kinematics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Controls
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Adaptive learning systems
    • Collaborative serial manipulators in manufacturing
    • Surface and subsurface autonomous systems, and
    • Medical devices
  • Design and field deployment of multi-energy domain systems (mechatronics)
    • Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic)
    • Manufacturing robotics and automated systems
  • Image processing and algorithm development
    • Manufacturing inspection
    • Adaptive machine vision systems, and
    • Cancer research