Thomas Schnell

Captain Jim "Max" Gross Chair in Engineering
Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health
Professor, Neurology
Associate Director, Iowa Technology Institute
Director, Operator Performance Laboratory
Human Factors Researcher, Public Policy Center
Researcher, Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety

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Joined the College of Engineering: 1998

CV available upon request

Active scientific and professional society memberships: 

  • Iowa representative, Aerospace States Association (ASA) under the Lt. Governor, 2017-Present
  • Member, Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC), 2017-Present
  • Member, American Helicopter Society International, 2017 - Present
  • Member, Tailhook Association (Carrier Navy) by Invitation from Tailhook Board of Directors, 2014 - present
  • Member, SAE G-10, Synthetic Vision, 2005 - present
  • Member, Institute for Industrial Engineers (IIE), 2008 - present
  • Member, Experimental Aircraft Association, 1997 - Present
  • Member, North American Trainer Association, 2011 - Present
  • Member, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1992 - present

Special fields of knowledge:

  • Experimental design
  • Aircraft and vehicle research instrumentation
  • Human factors research
  • Test pilot
  • Electronics and software development
  • Flight test operations
  • Aircraft maintenance
  • Test plan and safety plan development
  • Optics and modeling

Research areas:

  • Flexible multibody dynamics
  • Railroad vehicle dynamics
  • Dynamics of tire
  • Vehicle/turnout interaction
  • Wind energy drivetrain modeling and simulation
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Iowa Technology Institute
Thomas Schnell
PhD, Industrial Engineering, Ohio University, 1998
MS, Industrial Engineering, Ohio University, 1994
BS, Electrical Engineering, Bern Institute of Technology, 1992

4609 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States