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educator , Mechanical engineer

Faruk Halil Bursal, American mechanical engineer, educator. Achievements include research on vibrations of mechanical systems, mathematical modeling of systems and analysis of their dynamical behavior. National Science Foundation graduate fellow, 1985. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Bursal, Faruk Halil was born on November 4, 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nasuhi Ismail and Nazan Ayse (Akyol) Bursal.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1991.

Career

Graduate researcher, University of California, Berkeley, 1989-1991;instructor, University of California, Berkeley, 1991-1992;assistant professor mechanic engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on vibrations of mechanical systems, mathematical modeling of systems and analysis of their dynamical behavior.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

father:
Nasuhi Ismail Bursal

mother:
Nazan Ayse (Akyol) Bursal