Dr. Scott Ferguson

Professional Preparation

University at Buffalo        Buffalo, NY         Mechanical Engineering                 BS, 2002

University at Buffalo        Buffalo, NY         Aerospace Engineering                   BS, 2002

University at Buffalo        Buffalo, NY         Mechanical Engineering                 MS, 2004

University at Buffalo        Buffalo, NY         Mechanical Engineering                 PhD, 2008

 

Appointments

5/14 – present             Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University

8/08 – 5/14                  Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University

5/06 – 8/07                  Consultant, Milliken Research Associates, Williamsville, NY

5/02 – 8/04                  Intern, Vehicle Research Development Laboratory, General Motors Research and Development, Warren, MI

5/02 – 8/08                  Graduate Research Assistant, Design of Open Engineering Systems Laboratory, University at Buffalo

2/00 – 5/02                  Undergraduate Research Assistant, Design of Open Engineering Systems Laboratory, University at Buffalo

5/01 – 5/02                  Project Management Intern, Hebeler Corporation, Tonawanda, NY

 

Awards and Honors

ASEE New Mechanical Engineering Educator Award, 2015

ASME Design Automation Young Investigator Award, 2014

Highlighted as an NC State College of Engineering Rising Star, Fall/Winter 2012

North Carolina State University Outstanding Teacher Award, 2012

Faculty Excellence Award, NC State Chapter of Sigma Gamma Tau, 2011

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2011

 

Academic Courses Taught

MAE 208               Dynamics

MAE 250               Introduction to Aerospace Engineering

MAE 251               Aerospace Vehicle Performance

MAE 426/526        Fundamentals of Product Design

MAE 453               Introduction to Space Flight

MAE 531               Engineering Design Optimization

MAE 801               Graduate Seminar on Research Practice