Faculty Profile

Alison C. Dunn

Mechanical Science and Engineering
Alison C. Dunn
Alison C. Dunn
Assistant Professor
124 Mechanical Engineering Bldg
1206 W. Green
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-0349

Primary Research Area

  • Solid Mechanics

Education

  • PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida 2013
  • MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida 2006
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida 2004

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering (100%), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aug 2014 ￿ present
  • Collegiate Teaching Scholar and Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Aug 2013 - Jul 2014
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Aug 2009 - Aug 2013

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Research Interests

  • Wear of Materials
  • Soft Matter Tribology (Friction and Lubrication)
  • In Situ Friction and Wear Instrumentation Design

Research Areas

  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Health and Bio
  • Solid Mechanics

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Other Honors

  • College of Engineering, Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising (April 2017)
  • College of Engineering Attributes of a Gator Engineer Award for Professional Excellence (August 2013)