Erik Knudsen
Teaching Associate Professor • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Operations

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PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 2006
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 2003
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, 2001

Professional Experience

2022 - Present, Teaching Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2016 - 2022, Associate Professor,  Mechanical Engineering, George Mason University
2010 - 2016, Mechanical Engineer, Vision Point Systems
2007 - 2010, Mechanical Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Areas of Interest

Fractography, fatigue and fracture mechanics
Solid mechanics, mechanical design, and finite element analysis
Materials science, corrosion engineering
Engineering ethics