Dr. Brian Slaboch

Assistant Professor

Dr. Brian Slaboch
(615) 898-2221
Room 126, Davis Science Building (DSB)
MTSU Box 19, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Monday 8:00-10:00 AM

Wednesday 8:00-10:00 AM

Friday 8:00-10:00 AM

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Marquette University (2013)
  • M.S., Marquette University (2011)

Areas of Expertise

Kinematics, Mechanism Design, Dynamics, Robotics

Biography

In 2015, Dr. Slaboch joined the faculty at Middle Tennessee State University, where he teaches a wide variety of courses in the Mechatronics Engineering program. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 2009 and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University in 2011 and 2013.

Prior to joining the faculty at MTSU, Dr. Slaboch worked in industry for two years, where he developed control systems for some of the w...

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In 2015, Dr. Slaboch joined the faculty at Middle Tennessee State University, where he teaches a wide variety of courses in the Mechatronics Engineering program. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 2009 and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University in 2011 and 2013.

Prior to joining the faculty at MTSU, Dr. Slaboch worked in industry for two years, where he developed control systems for some of the world’s largest mining equipment. His past teaching experience includes developing and teaching a graduate level course in industrial robotics at Marquette University. Dr. Slaboch’s primary research interests are in kinematics and mechanism design. Specifically, he would like to further investigate reconfigurable mechanisms and robots, as applied to manufacturing, healthcare, and space applications.

Dr. Slaboch is always looking for new projects and collaborations, as well as new graduate and undergraduate students to help with current projects. If you are interested in collaboration or are a highly motivated student who would like to work with Dr. Slaboch, please contact him at Brian.Slaboch@mtsu.edu.

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Courses

Dr. Slaboch primarily teaches the following courses:

ENGR 2120: Dynamics 

ENGR 3590: Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery

ENGR 4580: Mechatronic System Design 

ENGR 4590: Automation System Design