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Sean Moseley

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Sean Moseley is an expert in solid mechanics and numerical methods. He leads the Grand Challenges Group, which works to incorporate the National Academy of Engineering's 14 Grand Challenges into classes and activities on campus. Dr. Moseley also recently worked with fellow faculty members to write The Engineering Communication Manual to help engineers develop their technical communication skills. He has industry experience working for Club Car, Inc. and Western Digital Corporation.

Teaching Interests

  • Solid mechanics
  • Elasticity
  • Numerical methods/computer programming (Matlab)
  • Solid modeling (SolidWorks)

Research Experiences

  • Effective digital resources for student learning
  • Engineering technical communication
  • Humanitarian engineering

Publications & Presentations

  • House, R., Layton, R., Livingston, J. and Moseley, S., The Engineering Communication Manual,” Oxford University Press, 2016
  • House, R., Livingston, J., Layton, R. and Moseley, S., “Engineering Ethos in Environmental Public Policy Deliberation,” International Professional Communication Conference, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Pittsburgh, 2014
  • Moseley, S. and McCord, R., “Honest Expert Screencasts towards Cognitive Apprenticeship,” American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Educational Research and Methods Division, Indianapolis, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • James M. Lufkin Award for Best Paper, International Professional Communication Conference, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2014 (with House, R., Layton, R. and Livingston, J.)

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2009
  • MS, University of California, Berkeley, 2008
  • BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004