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David M. McStravick

Professor in the Practice

Brief Bio

David McStravick received his Ph.D. from Rice University. Before joining Rice, he worked in research groups developing new products for the oil industry resulting in 15 U.S. patents. Dr. McStravick's teaching duties at Rice have included courses on machine design, statics and dynamics, engineering design, and lab courses on fluid and power systems. Also, he leads students teams in year long design projects. His research interests are in the areas of design, engineering education, and virtual labs.

Dr. McStravick is also active in the areas of heat transfer, mechanics, and structures. He is a Professional Engineer (Texas) and has done forensic work as an expert witness in these areas.

Dr. McStravick is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Society of Engineering Education.

David M. McStravick
Complimentary Professor
EMAIL: dmcs@rice.edu
PHONE: 713-348-2427