Brett Hamlin

Brett Hamlin


  • Teaching Professor, Engineering Fundamentals
  • Instructor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University


Dr. Hamlin's teaching interests include graphics, visualization, solid mechanics, design, and thermo sciences.  His research interests include educational methods, spatial visualization, heat transfer, and biomechanics.  His current research projects are the development of the First Year Engineering Program, and modeling heat flow in bone tissue.  Dr. Hamlin has published one textbook and several articles.  He enjoys sailing, skiing, and most other outdoor activities.  He currently advises Michigan Tech's SAE Mini Baja Team and is serving on MTU's Strategic Planning Group.

Research Interests

  • Educational methods
  • Spatial visualization
  • Heat transfer
  • Biomechanics