Eric Martin, M.S., P.E.eric martin

Principal Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering

The University of Maine
Ferland Engineering Education & Design Center, Room 253
Orono, ME 04469-5711
(207) 581-2149

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maine, 2010

Teaching Areas: (More Information)

  • Engineering Graphics & CAD
  • Computational Tools
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Machine Design
  • Mechanical Lab

Research Areas:

  • Instructional methods to improve student visualization skills
  • Instructional methods for distant and multi-campus learning

Select Research / Collaboration Activities:

  • Replacing Interactive Whiteboard Technology, Univ. of Maine System.
  • Cavitation Erosion of Thin Oxy-Nitride Films, independent study.

Select Publications / Conference Presentations:

  • Friess, W.A., Martin, E. L., Esparragoza, I.E., Lawanto, O., “Improvements in student Spatial Visualization in an introductory engineering graphics course using open-ended design projects supported by 3D printed manipulatives,” Proceedings of the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 2016.


  • SolidWorks Accredited Educator
  • Certified SolidWorks Professional (Mechanical Design)
  • Certified SolidWorks Professional (Drawing Tools)

Professional Activities / Memberships:

  • SAE International