Jackson Potter

Jackson Potter

Pronouns: He/him/his
Senior Lecturer

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005


Applies theoretical and practical engineering knowledge to the design of mechanical devices


James Jackson Potter joined Washington University in St. Louis in 2017 to teach mechanical engineering design and dynamics. His broad design background has included projects ranging from pure software to pure hardware, hardware-in-the-loop and human-in-the-loop experiments, many mechatronics projects, and experience in industry as a product design engineer.