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Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Building Room 2052.
Postal: Dept. 3295 1000 E. University
Courier (FEDEX, UPS, etc); 16th & Gibbon
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307.766.2122
Fax: 307.766.2695
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Mechanical Engineering Board Members

Chair of the Board
Annette Lynch

Vice Chair
Rowland Linford


Member information:
Emily Beagle
2008-2012: BS degrees at UW in both ME and Energy Systems Engineering
2012-present: MS student

Current Position:
President - Energy Systems Club
Secretary - ASME Student Chapter


Peter R. Davis
1961 - BS UW (Physics)

Engineering Related Experience:
Safety & risk assessment and analysis for nuclear power reactors, nuclear weapons facilities, test and research reactors, and radioactive waste disposal facilities.

Current Position:
President, PRD Consulting


William “Bill” T. Dolling
1964 - BS UW (Mechanical Engineering)
1967 - MS RPI (Mechanics)

Engineering Related Experience:
1964-1967 - Pratt & Whitney (Jet Engine Design)
1967-2002 - Thiokol/ATK
2002 - Retired as VP of Engineering

Current Position:
Retired - Teaching short course on “Teamwork” for the ME/ESE Senior Design course in the Fall term

Maureen Hand, PhD

1994 - BS UW (Mechanical Engineering)
1999 - MS University of Colorado (Mechanical Engineering)
2003 - PhD University of Colorado (Mechanical Engineering)

Engineering Related Experience:
1995-Present: National Renewable Energy Lab engineer

Current Position:
Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Ken Jensen, PhD
1971 - BS UW (Mechanical Engineering)
1973 - MS UW (Mechanical Engineering)
1975 - BS UW (Mathematics)
1979 - PhD UW (Electrical Engineering)

Engineering Related Experience:
FMC Corp., Project Engineer
1979-1987 - Sandia National Labs: navigation, guidance, and control of rockets; modeling of space-based missile defense system and Strategic Petroleum Reserve
1991-1994 - Dept. Head at New Mexico Highlands University, developing an engineering program
1994-1998 - Robotics Vehicle Department, Manager
1998-2000 - Robotics Vision Systems Department, Manager
2000-2005 - International Programs Center, Program Manager for the Megaports Initiative
2005 - Present: Missile Defense Agency, Lead Missile Engineer for STARS targets

Current Position:
Technical Advisor for an air-launched target for the Missile Defense Agency


Rowland B. Linford (Board Vice-Chair)
1964 - BS. UW (Mechanical Engineering)
1966 - MS Michigan (Nuclear Engineering)

Engineering Related Experience:
43 years at GE in nuclear design and safety analysis, both engineering and management

Current Position:
Retired from GE, part-time consultant


Annette M. Lynch, P.E. (Board Chair)
1988 - BS UW (Mechanical Engineering)
1991 - MS UW (Mechanical Engineering)

Engineering Related Experience:
1991-2000 - Woodward Governor Company, Product Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer
2003 - present - Jurisdata, Inc. - Independent contractor

Current Position:
Jurisdata, Inc. - Regulating Compliance Engineer


Kent Westedt



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