Mr. Tim Landschoot holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He also earned an MBA from the University of Rochester Simon School of Business. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering department at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Mr. Landschoot is also the proud recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty that was introduced in 2012.
He has taught courses in Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Statics and Materials Processing in addition to many lab offerings throughout the Mechanical Engineering department including Cornerstone Design Project Lab, Materials Science Lab, Mechanics of Materials Lab, Thermal Fluids Lab I and Thermal Fluids Lab II.
Mr. Landschoot’s professional experience includes working 11 years at Delphi where he held positions in Test Engineering, Structural Finite Element Analysis, Product Design, and Project Management. Sharing industry experiences and identifying how course theory relates to practical applications are benefits he brings to the classroom.
Mr. Landschoot is also the Faculty Advisor for the RIT student section of ASME. He is actively involved with both the Rochester ASME senior section and the Western NY section of SAE. He has held many positions in these organizations since 2005 including as a Governing Board member, Secretary, Vice Chair and Chair. He is focusing on developing and delivering an integrated first and second year engineering experience for students in the Mechanical Engineering department.
For more about Mr. Landschoot, see his website.