Department of Engineering

Michael P. Davis

Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering

Office Location

220 John Mitchell Center

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2021

All appointments via Zoom. Send e-mail to schedule.


(207) 780-5956

Academic Degrees

  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame (1998)
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2001)
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame (2008)


Dr. Davis has extensive experience in industry as a practicing engineer, in both the shipbuilding and aerospace fields.  As a senior machinery engineer with Bath Iron Works, Dr. Davis was responsible for the design and integration of the propulsion system (including main engines, shafting, and propellers) for the newest class of Navy destroyers.  While at Pratt and Whitney, he worked as a controls engineer for a new generation of commercial aircraft engines.