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The Lee Hunter Professor of Mechanical Design
Program Director for WUSTL/UMSL Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program
Professor Jakiela came to Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, he was named a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator in mechanical engineering and served as Associate Director of the MIT Computer-Aided Design Lab. At WashU, Professor Jakiela teaches courses related to engineering design, including Introduction to Mechanical and Structural Engineering (design contest project course), Mechanical Design and Machine Elements, Engineering Design Optimization, and Fluid Power Systems.
Collaborates on research projects with Polaroid, Ford, Nissan and Boeing