Mohammed Daqaq

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD Virginia Tech

Research Websites: Laboratory of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics (LAND)

Research Areas: application of nonlinear phenomena to improve the performance of micro-power generation systems, micro-electromechanical systems, and vibration assisted manufacturing processes


Mohammed F. Daqaq received his MSc and PhD in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech in 2003, and 2006, respectively. In 2006, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University as an Assistant Professor and went through the ranks to become a tenured Associate Professor in 2012.

Dr. Daqaq’s research focuses on the application of various nonlinear phenomena to improve the performance of micro-power generation systems, micro-electromechanical systems, and vibration-assisted manufacturing processes. Dr. Daqaq’s research is funded through several grants from the National Science Foundation including the prestigious 2010 CAREER award. His research has also been recognized at the national level through several awards including the 2016 ASME C. D. Mote Jr. Early Career Award, the 2014 ASME Gary Anderson Early Achievement Award, the 2014 Eastman Chemical Award for research excellence, and the 2012 Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence.  Dr. Daqaq ranks in the top 0.5% scientists in the field of Acoustics according to Stanford’s University 2020 ranking of scientists in their respective fields. He is a Fellow of the ASME and serves as a subject editor of the Journal Nonlinear Dynamics (Nature Publication).

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