James Sherwood

James A. Sherwood, Mechanical Engineering; Baseball Research Center; ACMTRL

James A. Sherwood, Mechanical Engineering; Baseball Research Center; ACMTRL

Professor, Director, Co-Director
Phone:
978-934-3313
Fax:
978-934-3048
Office:
Southwick 250

Expertise

Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Sports Engineering, Finite Element Modeling

Research Interest

The field of constitutive modeling, mechanical behavior of materials with emphasis on composites, finite element methods with emphasis on high speed impact, sports engineering with emphasis on baseball and innovative teaching methods in engineering education

Educational Background

B.S. Engineering Science, M.S. Applied Mechanics, Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, University of Cincinnati.

Biosketch

Dr. Sherwood's most recent works include crash modeling for the Solectria Sunrise All-Composite Electric Car and the modeling and experimental investigation of the bat/ball impacts for Major League baseball and the NCAA.