Joseph   Borowiec

Joseph Borowiec

Industry Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Biography

Joseph Borowiec is an alumnus of Polytechnic who joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering as an Industry Associate Professor in 2009. He was promoted to Industry Professor in 2012 and teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. He was also an Adjunct Professor from 1996 to 2008 and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Classes Professor Borowiec has taught include: Statics, Mechanics of Materials, Senior Design I, Senior Design II, Finite Element Analysis, Mechanical Vibrations, Introduction to Solid Mechanics, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, Advanced Dynamics, Digital Controls, Applied Computational Methods, and Vibrations II. He is also the undergraduate academic advisor for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and sits on numerous committees.

During his career in industry, Professor Borowiec worked on over 100 products and subsystems. He developed particular expertise in the areas of thermal and structural dynamics design and testing. He was a member of numerous award winning commercial product design teams (Two Bell Laboratories President's Gold Awards, Bell Laboratories President's Silver Award, NSG President's Award, Two Lucent Technologies Envronment Champions Awards) and government sector development teams.

Education

Polytechnic University, 1997

Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering

Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1985

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1984

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Experience

Alcatel Lucent (formerly Lucent, formerly AT&T Bell Labs)

Consulting Member of Technical Staff

Enjoyed a long career related to the design and development of power, undersea surveillance, and wireless products and systems covering requirements generation to final manufacture. Started as a Member of Technical Staff in 1985. Appointed to Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in 1997, and Consulting Member of Technical Staff in 2000.

From: May 1985 to October 2008

In the School News

Off Road and On Track to Win

Research Interests

Finite Element Analysis

Design

Structural Analysis