Name:

Jennifer A McInnis
Assistant Professor, 2014

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Division: School of Engineering and Computer Science
Office: DW109 F
Phone: (603)577-6550
Email: jmcinnis@dwc.edu

EDUCATION
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2012
B.S. Aeronautical Engineering, Daniel Webster College, 2008

CURRICULUM VITAE
Most recently I have been researching at WPI with the Stinger Lab of eclectic robotics, and the Soft Robotics Laboratory, completing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. I have worked with a lean manufacturing company in multiple roles, and assisted courses as staff and as a graduate student teaching assistant.


RESEARCH INTERESTS
Technical research interests include biomimetic design, soft-body actuation, hydraulic actuation, energy storage.

AWARDS, HONORS, AND DISTINCTIONS:
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RAD poster competition, third place (WPI, 2014)
i3 competition finalist (WPI, 2012)
Robert H. Grant Invention Award (WPI, 2010)

ASEE Chair's Award for Outstanding Paper (2009)

COURSES TAUGHT:
EG110 Engineering Design I
EG207 Instrumentation and Measurements

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:
F.C. Cobey, J. McInnis, et al, A Method for Automating 3-Dimensional Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area Measurement, Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, 2012.

J. Van de Ven, J. McInnis, Design and experimental results of a bench top flywheel-accumulator for compact energy storage, 52nd National Conference on Fluid Power at IFPE, 2011.

J. McInnis, A. Sobin, et al, Online Working Drawing Review and Assessment, Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2010.

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