Michael Magill

College of Engineering
414 N Meridian St
Box 6168
Newberg, OR  97132

Technical Interests

Areas of technical expertise include: Solid Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Applied Structures, Structural Inspection, Finite Elements, Computer-aided Analysis

Degrees

  • 1980, Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 1988, Masters of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 1995, Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Academic Experience

  • 2002­–, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, George Fox University, Newberg, OR
  • 1995–2002, Department Head and Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • 1986–1995, Professor, Division of Engineering Technology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Courses Taught

  • Applied Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
  • Applied Strength of Materials
  • Applied Strength of Materials Lab
  • Statics & Dynamics
  • Machine Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Machine Elements
  • Machine Design I
  • Computational Methods
  • Computer Systems for Technology
  • Machine Tool Practices
  • Manufacturing Processes Lab
  • Materials Testing
  • Computer-Aided Analysis
  • Technical Drawing
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing Lab

Industrial & Business Experience (4 years)

  • Department of Interior, Structural Engineer/Project Supervisor, Denver, CO
  • Department of Interior, Computer Analyst, King Salmon, AK
  • Amoco Production Company, Production Systems Engineer, Denver, CO

Professional Registrations

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Oklahoma

Professional Memberships

  • Technology Accreditation Commission of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC-ABET) — MET Program Evaluator
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) — Past National Chair for MET Department Heads Committee (METDHC); Board on Engineering Education (BEE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) — Past Chair of Mechanics Division
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) — Formerly Faculty Advisor for 10 Years
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Awards and Honors

  • 2006 Undergraduate Teacher of the Year, George Fox University
  • 1998 MET Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher, Purdue University
  • 1997 SOT Outstanding Non-tenured Faculty Award, Purdue University
  • 1997 MET Outstanding Non-tenured Faculty Award, Purdue University
  • 1997 MET Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher, Purdue University
  • 1995 Outstanding Teacher Award, Midwest Region of the American Society of Engineering Educators
  • 1994 Excellent Teacher Award, Oklahoma State University, College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology
  • 1992 NPS Fast Track Award (Engineering/Construction Division of National Park Service)
  • 1991 Excellent Young Teacher Award, Oklahoma State University, College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology

Interests and Activities

Running marathons, bicycling, backpacking, adventure, and especially my wife and three children.