Profile photo of Dr. Gary McDonald, P.E.Dr. Gary McDonald, P.E.

Contact Information

Email: Gary-McDonald@utc.edu
Office: 430D EMCS
Curriculum Vitae

Degrees

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.