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Benjamin Lawler Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Biography

Benjamin Lawler conducts research on improving the efficiency and emissions of internal combustion engines, including the use of alternative fuels or advanced combustion concepts, for example, Low Temperature Combustion (LTC) strategies. His research interests also include drive-cycle modeling and simulation of various vehicle architectures to evaluate the fuel economy benefits of each next-generation technology. This area also includes the modeling and analysis of hybrid vehicles.

Education

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan College of Engineering
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, College of Engineering
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
Investigation of the Effects of Water Injection in Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Combustion 2015-04-01T00:00:00 2015-09-30T00:00:00 UT Battelle LLC Nonfederal 30000 Closed
Single-Fuel Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition Combustion Enabled by Onboard Fuel Reformation 2015-10-01T00:00:00 2018-09-30T00:00:00 US Department of Energy Federal 1014352 Approved

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 320 Num Methods Eng Des Anal
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Summer 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 695 Mechanical Engineering Intern
Fall 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 537 Combustion Research Laboratory
Fall 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2018 Primary Instructor MEC 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 320 Num Methods Eng Des Anal
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 537 Combustion Research Laboratory
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor MEC 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor EXT 488 Internship
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 320 Num Methods Eng Des Anal
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Summer 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Summer 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Summer 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Summer 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 537 Combustion Research Laboratory
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 320 Num Methods Eng Des Anal
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 499 Research in Mechanical Engnrng
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor EXT 488 Internship
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 537 Combustion Research Laboratory
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 596 Projects in Mechanical Enginee
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor MEC 599 Research