Senthil Vel: Teaching Activities and Profile Summaries

Mechanical Engineering:

  • MEE 450 Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • MEE 455 Advanced Strength of Materials
  • MEE 456 Introduction to the Finite Element Method
  • MEE 550 Mechanics of Laminated Composite Structures
  • MEE 554 Theory of Elasticity

Teaching Honors and Awards:

  • 2018 Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Maine.
  • Faculty Excellence Award, University of Maine Alumni Association, January 2018.
  • Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Sigma Phi Epsilon, 2017.
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016.
  • Ashley S. Campbell Award, College of Engineering, University of Maine, 2015.
  • Professor of the Year, Sigma Phi Epsilon, University of Maine, 2006.
  • Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Teaching by Young Faculty, College of Engineering, University of Maine, October 2003.
  • Dean’s list of outstanding instructors for 1999-2000, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech.