Mechanical Engineering


Franco Capaldi

Academic Title

Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Director of Mechanical Engineering

Additional Title

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Merrimack Institute of Technology
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Brown University

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 1999-2002.
  • Presidential Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999.
  • DeMase Fellowship, 1999.
  • Frank William & Dorothy Miller Scholarship, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1998.
  • Royce Fellowship, Brown University, 1997.
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi.