Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering

Phone: (414) 229-2228


Nathan P. Salowitz , Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Nathan P. Salowitz received the B.S. degree in engineering mechanics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2001 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University in 2006 and 2013, respectively.

From 2003 to 2005 he was a Structural Analysis Engineer with The Boeing Company.  From 2013 to 2014 he was a postdoctoral Engineering Research Associate at Stanford University.  Since 2014 he has been an Assistant Professor with the Mechanical Engineering Department with Adjunct Professor appointments in the Electrical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.  He has more than 16 publications and is currently pursuing research in Intelligent Materials and Structural Health Monitoring with particular interests in sensor design, mass sensor deployment, wireless communication, and the interaction of sensors and structures.

Prof. Salowitz is a member of ASME and IEEE with significant involvement in the Structural Health Monitoring community.