Faculty & Staff in Engineering

Engineering Office Information
Department Chair:
Dr. Jerald Brevick
Location:
The Point, 60 Collegeview Rd.
Hours: Monday – Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Contact:
Celina Hu, Administrative Assistant
Phone:
614-823-2942
Email: chu@otterbein.edu

Martin Azese

Martin Azese

Assistant Professor


Martin is originally from Cameroon where he was raised and also attended school up to Master’s degree in Physics (Applied Mechanics) at the University of Yaounde 1. After serving his academic-scholarship in Toulouse France, he came to the US to pursue and eventually obtained a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He is happily married to Gaelle and is a proud parent of three beautiful children; Blanche, Hilaree, and Martin-Leeroy. Martin is passionate about teaching and worked…

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Jerald Brevick

Jerald Brevick

Professor & Department Chair


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Elena Caruthers

Elena Caruthers

Assistant Professor


Elena Caruthers, Ph. D., is an Assistant Professor in Engineering.

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Michael Hudoba

Michael Hudoba

Assistant Professor


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Dan Medelsohn

Daniel Mendelsohn

Professor


Dr. Mendelsohn grew up in the Cleveland area and attended Boston University and did his graduate work at Northwestern University. After a stint as a research scientist for Halliburton Services he was a professor in the Departments of Engineering Mechanics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The Ohio State University from 1982 until his retirement from OSU in 2017. His research interests are in wave propagation, vibrations and fracture mechanics of solids, and he also served as Undergraduate Studies Chair…

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David Stucki

David Stucki

Senior Instructor


David J. Stucki received a B.S. in Mathematics from Wheaton College (IL), and an M.S. in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, where he also completed course work for a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence. Complexities of life prevented him from completing a dissertation, but landed him in a full time faculty position at Otterbein in 1996, where he has enjoyed teaching a mixture of Computer Science, Mathematics, and INST/FYS courses. While at Otterbein his research interests have expanded into…

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Kevin Svitana

Kevin Svitana

Professor


Dr. Svitana, joined the Otterbein faculty in 2007. He has more than 35 years of experience as a geologist, and over 33 years as a hydrogeologist, and is a professional geologist and an Ohio Voluntary Action Program (VAP) Certified Environmental Professional. Dr. Svitana’s diverse professional experience ranges from mineral and water resource evaluation and environmental impact studies, to the assessment and remediation of hazardous waste sites. He works with regulated entities regarding environmental compliance and safety. He is Director of…

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Barry Wittman

Barry Wittman

Associate Professor


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Celina Hu

Academic Administrative Assistant


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Curtis Smith

Maker Space and Lab Operations Manager


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Part Time Faculty in Engineering

Gary Maul

Part-Time Faculty in Engineering


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Michael Thornton

Part-Time Faculty in Engineering


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