Timothy Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Fitzgerald was drawn to Gonzaga by the profound sense of community. He came to GU with 10 years of teaching experience and was research associate for the Vibrations Laboratory and Computational Dynamics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering,...

Timothy Fitzgerald

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, 2013

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, 2009

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, York College of Pennsylvania, 2006

Courses Taught

FALL 2018

MENG 461 System Dynamics and Control

Other semesters

ENSC 306 Dynamics

ENSC 481 Computational Dynamics

ENSC 491 Senior Design Project I

ENSC 492 Senior Design Project II

MENG 434 Vibration Engineering


Dr. Fitzgerald was drawn to Gonzaga by the profound sense of community. He came to GU with 10 years of teaching experience and was research associate for the Vibrations Laboratory and Computational Dynamics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland. He says his favorite hobby is learning, but he also enjoys backpacking, photography and singing.

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Research in nonlinear fluid-structure interactions, computational continuum mechanics, experimental characterization of biological systems, system dynamics, reduced-order modeling, and controls.