Dr. Michelle S. Hoo Fatt

Dr. Michelle S. Hoo Fatt

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 107C (Lab ASEC 15F and 17B)
Phone: 330-972-6308
Email: hoofatt@uakron.edu
Website: https://www.uakron.edu/engineering/me/people/profile.dot?u=hoofatt


Biography

Dr. 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. Dr. Hoo Fatt has published over 120 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers in the areas of impact, blast,  composite structures, sandwich structures & materials, and rubber constitutive modeling and fracture mechanics.  Her industrial contracts have allowed her to work with National Oilwell Varco, Bridgestone/Firestone, Johnsonite, and Materials Research & Design.


Research

Impact and Blast Mechanics, Composite Structures, Sandwich Structures and Materials, 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