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Michael Maughan, Ph.D., P.E.

Michael Maughan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Engineering Physics Building 324H



Mailing Address

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0902
Moscow, Idaho 83844-0902

  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 2015
  • M.S., University of Idaho, 2007
  • B.S., University of Idaho, 2005

  • ENGR 350 Engineering Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 223 Mechanical Engineering Analysis
  • ME 410 Lean Manufacturing
  • ME 421 Advanced Computer Aided Design
  • ME 424 Mechanical Systems Design I
  • ME 426 Mechanical Systems Design II
  • ME 495 Mechanics in Design and Manufacturing

  • Micromechanics of Materials
  • Defect Behavior in Crystalline Materials
  • Product Design and Development
  • Additive Manufacturing and Material Property Manipulation

  • Developing a Circular Bio-Based Framework for Architecture, Engineering and Construction Through Additive Manufacturing – National Science Foundation EPSCoR Track II – Award# 1826715 - $4,000,000
  • Cellulosic 3D Printing of Modular Building Assemblies - Idaho State Board of Education HERC IGEM - $895,900
  • Optimizing Manufacturing of High Value Components Using Direct Metal Laser Melting Techniques Under Reduced Atmospheric Conditions for Industrial Sectors - Idaho Department of Commerce IGEM - $274,168
  • Nitrogen Property Characterization for the Triton Hopper – Mechanical Properties Evaluation - NASA Glenn Research Center, $28,148
  • Career Launch in Engineering Scholarship Program- National Science Foundation Award# 1458685 - $631,482

  • Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award, University of Idaho College of Engineering, 2022
  • ASME Outstanding Student Section Advisor Award (Honorable Mention), 2020
  • Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, Purdue University, 2015

Contact Us

Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

Mailing Address:

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579