Andrew Mansfield

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Assistant Professor


108 King Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2014
  • M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009
  • B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2008

Professional Summary

  • September 2018 - Present: Assistant Professor
  • August 2017 - August 2018: Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan.
  • December 2014 - August 2017: Advanced Combustion Systems Engineer, General Motors, Global Propulsion Systems.
  • March 2010 - August 2011: Rotating Equipment Engineer, Shell International Exploration and Production.

Interests and Expertise

Energy and thermofluid systems; Combustion, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer; advanced powertrain development and analysis; alternative and non-carbon fuels; physical chemistry and transport phenomena in reacting flows; optical diagnostics; optimization processes in fundamental and applied thermofluid science.

SAE Mini Baja Faculty Advisor

Courses Taught

  • ME100 - Introduction to Design and Manufacturing
  • ME316 - Thermodynamics
  • ME317 - Fluid Mechanics
  • ME418 - Heat Transfer
  • ME420 - Senior Thermofluids Laboratory