Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department


David Turcic

Associate Professor

Design and Manufacturing Group


BSME, 1977, Pennsylvania State University

MSME, 1979, Pennsylvania State University

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 1982, Pennsylvania State University

Contact Information:

Office: Room 402D Engineering Building

Telephone: 503-725-4284

Technical Specialities:

Analysis and design of high speed mechanical systems, system design, motion synthesis for manufacturing and material handling processes, design for manufacturing, robotics, computer aided design and computer-aided manufacturing, geometric modeling, automatic controls, and experimental methods.

Classes 2015:

ME 351 System Dynamics and Vibrations

ME 410/510 Mechatronics

ME 452/552 Introduction to Controls

ME 453/553 Advanced Controls

ME 454/554 Controls Lab

ME 460/560 Microcontrollers