People

jKessler
Jeff Kessler
Mechanical Engineer

Day-to-day supervision and management of the department’s technical staff, develop and maintain student and research laboratories, and development of new experiments under the supervision of faculty; responsible for maintenance for related equipment in the three divisions of the department: Design, Thermal Fluids, and Manufacturing. Conducts composite materials research and testing.

E-mail: jkessler@mech.utah.edu
Phone: (801) 581-4252
Office: MEB 1176

tSlowick
Tom Slowik
Machine Shop Supervisor

Oversees daily operation of student machine shop and Pro Shop and supervision of technical staff.

E-mail: slowik@mech.utah.edu
Phone: (801) 585-5360
Office: MEB 1221

Paul Hamric
Paul Hamric
Machinist Supervisor

Machining precision component parts to support ME faculty and research personnel. Assisting, training and supervising students with safe operation of machine tools and related software and CNC equipment. Member of CEI team from Nano fab (Machinist/Technician). Assists research personnel with fabrication, training and development of precision prototype components for use in the nano fab facility. Performs maintenance and upgrades to Proshop equipment.

E-mail: paul.hamric@utah.edu
Phone: (801) 585-5360
Office: MEB 1221

Michael Knutson
Associate Engineer

Responsible for designing & machining in student machine shop and instructing students on the proper operation & safety of machining equipment.

E-mail: u0104280@utah.edu
Phone: (801) 585-6901
Office: MEB 1341