MIE Distinguished Seminar Series: Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching in Fluid Mechanics: Blood Flow, Wiffle Ball, Novels & Art

Date(s) - 01/12/2017






Speaker: Jenn Stroud Rossmann
Affiliation: Lafayette College
Location: MC 102
Date and time: December 1, 2017, 2-3 PM


Speaker biosketch

Jenn Stroud Rossmann is a professor of mechanical engineering at Lafayette College. She earned her BS and PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, and was formerly a faculty member at Harvey Mudd College. Her research interests include cardiovascular and respiratory fluid mechanics and interdiscplinary pedagogies. She co-authored an innovative textbook, Introduction to Engineering Mechanics: A Continuum Approach (CRC Press, Second Edition, 2015), and writes the essay series “An Engineer Reads a Novel” for Public Books. She is also a fiction writer whose work (in such journals as Cheap Pop, Literary Orphans, Tahoma Literary Review) has earned several Pushcart Prize nominations and other honors; her first novel is forthcoming in Fall 2018 from 7.13 Books.