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Bill Schultz

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Bill Schultz

Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Professor, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Faculty Director, Ginsberg Center
2027 AL (W.E. Lay Auto Lab)
1231 Beal
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133
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Phone: (734) 936-0351
Fax: (734) 764-4256

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Ph.D., Applied Mathematics and Engineering Sciences, Northwestern University, 1982
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1977
B.S., Mechanical Engineering with Cooperative Industrial Exp, Purdue University, 1974

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics including waves, computation, stability, asymptotics; steep and breaking waves; spectral method development; mechanics of fish swimming; saliva rheology and swallowing physics,fluid mechanics of industrial processes including laser and arc welding, coating and mixing, and tribology.

Major Funding Sources

Office of Naval Research; National Science Foundation; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Ford

Honors and Awards

Service Excellence Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2007

Faculty Advisor of Year, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2004

Outstanding Faculty Member , Ginsberg Center Community Service & Social Action, 2004

Distinguished Faculty Governance Award , The University of Michigan, 2004

Departmental Teaching Award, The University of Michigan, 2000, 2002

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2000

Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt, 1991

Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 1987

Research Achievement Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, 1985

American Society for Engineering Education/Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Fellow, 1983


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