Patrick F. Dunn

Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

107 Hessert Laboratory

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN 46556

phone: 574-631-6089




Patrick F. Dunn, Ph.D., P.E., is a professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, where he has been a faculty member since 1985. Prior to 1985, he was a mechanical engineer at Argonne National Laboratory from 1976 to 1985 and a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University from 1974 to 1976. He earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from Purdue University (1970, 1971, and 1974). He is the author of over 160 scientific journal and refereed symposia publications, mostly involving experimentation, and a professional engineer in Indiana and Illinois. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is the recipient of departmental, college, and university teaching awards. His scientific expertise is in fluid mechanics with an emphasis on aerosols. He is an experimentalist with over 45 years of laboratory experience.


He has authored the following texts:


            Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science


            Fundamentals of Sensors for Engineering and Science


            Uncertainty Analysis for Forensic Science



For further information about Professor Dunn see:


            Journal Publications and Patents


            Research Activities