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The University of Akron Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Akron

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Dr. Fred Choy



Dr. Fred Choy
 

Dr. Fred Choy
Professor

Phone: 330.972.6847
Fax: 330.972.6027
Office: ASEC 318C
E-mail: fchoy@uakron.edu


 Education

B.S. (Civil Engineering), National Taiwan University, 1971.
M.S. (Civil Engineering), University of Virginia, 1973.
Ph.D (Mechanical Engineering), University of Virginia, 1977.


 Experience

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 1993-present.
Associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron,1986-93.
Assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 1983-86.
NASA Summer Faculty Fellow, 1986,1987,1988.
Research engineer, Joy Manufacturing Company, New York, 1977-83.


 Honors and Awards

Fellow, ASME 1996
Researcher of the year award, College of Engineering, University of Akron, 1997
Who's Who in Science and Engineering
Most Admired Men and Women of the Year
Who's Who among Asian Americans
Most Admired Men and Women of the Year


 Research and Professional Activities

Machine health monitoring and diagnosis, acoustic and vibration signature analysis, hydrodynamic lubrication of bearings and seals, dynamic and modal analysis of rotating machinery, dynamics analysis of nano-components/systems, and nonlinear dynamic analysis of gear transmission systems. Principal Investigator on numerous research grants funded by the National Science Foundation, the NASA Lewis/Glenn Research Center, and the Ohio Board of Regents.


 
 

The University of Akron
Mechanical Engineering Department
ASEC, Rm. 101.
Akron, Ohio 44325-3903
Department Office: (330) 972-7672
Department Fax: (330) 972-6027
Office Location: ASEC 101
Email: smeier@uakron.edu
Department Chair: Dr. Celal Batur
 

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