William W. Schultz

 The University of Michigan
 Dept. of Mechanical Engineering   (directions) 

      also Naval Arch.& Marine Engineering
 2027 Auto Lab
 Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133 USA
 Phone (734) 936-0351



ME400 Mechanical Engineering Analysis
ME450 Senior Design
ME495 Senior Laboratory
ME395 Junior Laboratory
ME623 Hydrodynamic Stability
ME520 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
ME 235 Thermo
ME495 Senior Laboratory
ME320 Fluid Mechanics
ME520 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
ENG490-082 Engineering for Community
ME495 Senior Laboratory
ME521 Advanced Fluid Mechanics II
ME626 Singular Perturbations in Fluid Mechanics


UM Program in the Environment Advisory Committee

UM Program in the Environment Scholarship Committee

Media & Science Relations Committee, APS/DFD Chair

North Campus MLK Spirit Award Committee

Understanding Race Theme Semester Committee

UM SACUA Chair, Immediate Past Chair



Contact Lines; Flows in Material Processing (glass, paper and metals); Swimming; Desalination; Biofluids; Dysphagia; Hydrodynamics Stability; Lubrication; Arc Welding; Laundry Process; Fluid Mechanics Education

Brief Bio:

Bill Schultz received his BSME and MSME from Purdue in 1974 and 1976. He received his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Northwestern in 1982 after spending three years at Owens-Corning Fiberglas. After beginning his teaching career, he has spent the last 30 years in Mechanical Engineering at University of Michigan. He finished a three-year term as the Program Director in Fluid Dynamics at the National Science Foundation, Engineering Directorate and a year as the Faculty Director of the Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning. He is presently serving as the Immediate Past Chair of the Faculty Senate. He is a fellow of ASME and APS.


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o        Tauber Institute for Global Operations

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