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Alison C. Dunn

Alison C. Dunn
Alison C. Dunn
Assistant Professor
(217) 300-0349
253 Computing Applications Bldg

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Education

  • PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida 2013
  • MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida 2006
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida 2004

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering (100%), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aug 2014 - present
  • Collegiate Teaching Scholar and Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Aug 2013 - Jul 2014
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Aug 2009 - Aug 2013

Research Interests

  • Frictional Morphological Adaptations in the Insect World
  • In Situ Friction and Wear Instrumentation Design
  • Wear of Materials
  • Soft Matter Tribology (Friction and Lubrication)

Research Areas

  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Health and Bio
  • Solid Mechanics and Materials

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Other Honors

  • University of Illinois College of Engineering Engineering Council Award for "Excellence in Advising," April 2020
  • University of Illinois College of Engineering Engineering Council Award for "Excellence in Advising," April 2017 (April 2017)
  • University of Florida College of Engineering Attributes of a Gator Engineer "Award for Professional Excellence," August 2013 (August 2013)

Courses Taught

  • ME 371 - Mechanical Design II
  • ME 472 - Introduction to Tribology