Dr. Gary McDonald, P.E.
Ph.D., Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1984
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1979
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1977
Certifications or professional registrations
- Professional Engineer Registration (active): Tennessee #20061
Current membership in professional organizations
- American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
- National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
- Chattanooga Engineers Club
Dr. Gary H. McDonald is a UC Foundation Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He also serves as a Director of Freshman & Transfer Engineering Advising. He received his BSME (1977), MSME (1979) and Ph.D. in Engineering (1984) all from Tennessee Technological University. His research interest included rocket propulsion instabilities, magneto-hydrodynamics (MHD), and mechanical systems experimentation with data acquisition applications. Dr. McDonald is a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), National (Tennessee) Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE/TSPE), American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and the Chattanooga Engineers Club. Dr. McDonald is licensed in Tennessee as a Professional Engineer (PE) in mechanical engineering.