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Dr. David Sawyers, Jr., PE

Professional Experience: 
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2009-present
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Ohio Northern University, 2003-2009
  • Senior Systems Engineer, Delphi, Inc. - Packard Electrical Systems, Warren, OH, 1998-2003
  • Adjunct Professor, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, 2001, 2002
  • Assistant Professor, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 1996-1998
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 1997
  • Visiting Scholar, Research Center J├╝lich, Germany, 1993
  • Summer Intern, GE Aircraft Engines, Cincinnati, OH, 1990
Education: 
  • PE, Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio
  • PhD., Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1997
  • MSME, Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1994
  • BSME, Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Inst. Of Technology, 1991
Teaching Interests: 
  • Thermal Sciences
  • General Engineering
Research Interests: 
  • Numerical Heat Transfer
  • Heat Exchangers
Selected Publications: 
  1. D. Sawyers and J. Marquart , "Using Simulation Software in Thermal Sciences Courses ," Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE North-Central Section Annual Meeting, Charleston, WV, 2007.
  2. D. Sawyers and J. Yoder, "Teaching Programming and Numerical Methods as Concurrent Courses ," Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, 2007.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Biggs 139
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
d-sawyers@onu.edu
419-772-2382