Joseph C. Slater, Ph.D., P.E.
Joseph C. Slater, PhD, PE is Interim Associate Vice President for Career and Workforce Development, formerly Associate Dean for Government and Industry in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. He is also Director of the Aerospace Professional Development Center. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Slater joined the Departmentof Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Wright State University in the Fall of 1993. His research interests are mode localization (pertaining to high cycle fatigue), nonlinear dynamics, nonlinear system ID, turbomachinery dynamics, smart structures, viscoelastic damping, and gossamer structures. He is an Associate Fellow of AIAA, and a member of ASME, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau, and Phi Eta Sigma. He is a member of the AIAA Gossamer Spacecraft Program Committee and the AIAA Structural Dynamics Technical Committee.