James A. Sherwood, Mechanical Engineering; Baseball Research Center; ACMTRL, HEROES
Associate Dean of Engineering for Graduate Students, Professor, Director, Co-Director
Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Sports Engineering, Finite Element Modeling
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
B.S. Engineering Science, M.S. Applied Mechanics, Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, University of Cincinnati.
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.