Chad M. Walber

Chad Walber


  • Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • BS and MS, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University


Prior to joining the Michigan Tech faculty in 2023, Chad was a Research and Development Engineer at the PCB Piezotronics where he worked on dynamic sensor calibration, microphone acoustic standards, sensor development and validation, and training and education on dynamic sensor usage and applications. Chad led the development and implementation of new microphone calibration methods and failure analysis. He also developed several new sensor designs and manufacturing technologies.

Areas of Interest

  • Sensors and Instrumentation
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Metrology
  • Piezoelectrics

Research Interests

  • Dynamic Systems Testing
  • Sound and Vibration
  • Additive Manufacturing