Dr. Michelle S. Hoo Fatt

Dr. Michelle S. Hoo Fatt

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 107C (Lab ASEC 17B/15F)
Phone: 330-972-6308
Email: hoofatt@uakron.edu


Biography

Professor Michelle S. Hoo Fatt  joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Akron in 1995. She is an ASME Fellow, and serves on the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Impact Engineering and Thin-Walled Structures. Her industrial contracts have allowed her to work with Bridgestone/Firestone and Johnsonite, along with Materials Research & Design, Inc through a small business contract.


Research

Blast and Impact Mechanics, Composite Structures and Elastomer Mechanics


Education

  • Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1992
  • M.S. in Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1990
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1987

Courses

Analysis of Mechanical Components, Applied Stress, Failure Analysis of Mechanical Components, Stress Waves in Solids and Fluids