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Shirley Fleischmann
Professor
 
Phone: 616-331-6761
Email: fleischs@gvsu.edu
Department: Engineering, School of
Expertise:
  • Engineering Curriculum Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fuel Economy
  • Visualization Skills for Engineers
  • Women in Engineering
  • Aerodynamics
  • Design for Recyclability
  • Environmental Engineering Design
Biography:
Dr. Shirley Fleischmann came to GVSU in 1989 after teaching at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. Her specialty areas are fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer. As a faculty advisor for the ASME Student Section she has also worked to increase opportunities for students to be professionally involved in service work. She has focused her efforts over the past few years on community service as an essential part of student preparation in engineering." Dr. Fleischmann has been nationally recognized for teaching excellence through a number of teaching awards including the Carnegie Foundation Michigan Professor of the Year in 1998.