Faculty Profiles

Jensen, Matthew

Assistant Professor and ProTrack Coordinator, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Personal Overview

Bio: Dr. Matthew J. Jensen received his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2006. During Matthew's undergraduate studies he spent four co-op rotations working for Toyota Motor Manufacturing North American and Toyota Motors Proving Grounds. He worked in the purchasing, engineering, and research and development groups completing a variety of projects. Matthew received his doctorate from Clemson University in 2011 in Mechanical Engineering, focused primarily on automotive control systems and dynamics. During his graduate studies, Matthew was awarded the Department of Mechanical Engineering Endowed Teaching Fellowship. Matthew spent 1 year as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of North Florida. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the ProTrack Co-Op Coordinator at Florida Institute of Technology. His research interests include applications in automotive/transportation safety, electro-mechanical systems, data analysis strategies and techniques, dynamic modeling, and driver training.

Educational Background

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University

Current Courses

EGN 1000 Intro to General Engineering

MAE 2081 Statics

MAE 3024 Computer-Adided Engineering

MAE 5810 Road Vehicle Dynamics (Summer 2014)

Additional Duties

ProTrack Coordinator