Andrew L. Gerhart

Andrew Gerhart is a professor of mechanical engineering and assistant chair of the A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering at Lawrence Technological University. He has developed undergraduate and graduate courses in fluid mechanics, creative problem solving, leadership, engineering design, and first-year introductory engineering. He is the supervisor of the Thermal Science and Aerodynamics Laboratories, coordinator of the Aeronautical Engineering Minor and the Interdisciplinary Design & Entrepreneurial Applications curriculum, and faculty advisor for the student branch of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics & SAE Aero Design team. He facilitates workshops worldwide for K–12 and higher education instructors, focusing on active, collaborative, problem-based, and entrepreneurially minded learning, as well as training professional engineers in creative problem solving and innovation. Gerhart was awarded the 2010 Michigan Professor of the Year, Lawrence Tech’s teaching and faculty awards, and two leadership awards from the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD). He was elected to ESD’s College of Fellows and serves on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Performance Test Code Committee for Air-cooled Condensers.
Last Updated: 06-17-2021