We are proud to announce Dr. Amanda Smith has joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering tenure-track faculty as an assistant professor.  Dr. Smith completed her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University in 2012, and her B.S. with honors in mechanical engineering from the University of Memphis in 2009.  Smith is a Bagley College of Engineering Graduate Fellow with experience in research, teaching, and professional activities.  Her research interests are primarily in clean energy systems and energy efficiency.

To learn more about Dr. Smith and her research please visit her Site-Specific Energy Systems Laboratory.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah is committed to providing students with broad-based, rigorous and progressive education. By combining state-of-the-art facilities with renowned faculty, the department provides an education that gives students the necessary skills to become the next generation of innovators.