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Mechanical Engineering

Franco Capaldi

Interim Chair, Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge,MA Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (9/01~2/05) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge,MA M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (9/99~6/01) Brown University Providence,RI B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, with honors (9/95~5/99)


CEN 2010    Mechanics I

Topics include a review of trigonometry, equilibrium equations applied to trusses, frames and machines, and an introduction to internal forces.

Professional Experience

Merrimack College No.Andover, MA
Associate Professor,Department of Civil Engineering (9/11-Present)

DrexelUniversity Philadelphia,PA
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering (9/05-8/11)
Affiliated Professor,Department of Materials Science (9/05-8/11)

Burlington Community College Burlington, NJ
Taught courses through Drexel University (9/09-8/11)

National Vice President, Pi Tau Sigma (9/09-2/11)
National Mechanical Engineering Honors Society

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge,MA
Postdoctoral Fellow(3/05-6/05)

Sandia National Labs Livermore,CA
Engineering Summer Sciences Program(6/01-9/01)

BrownUniversity Providence,RI
Coordinator,NSF Educational Outreach Program(6/97-9/99)

FE Examination Spring 2007


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (1999-2002)
MIT Presidential Fellowship (1999)
DeMase Fellowship (1999)
Frank William & Dorothy Miller ASME Scholarship (1998)
Royce Fellowship (1997)
Member Tau Beta Pi



Phone: 978-837-5325


Mendel Room 120