Art Davidson

Courtesy Employee – ECE
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office 2106 Hamerschlag Hall
Telephone (412)-268-7946
Fax (412)-268-1374
Email
Website http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~artdav/

Research Interests

Applied Physics

  • Nonlinear Dynamics, especailly for MEMS systems
  • Flight dynamics of micro air vehicles
  • Quantum mechanics of nanoscale devices, such as nanotube transistors.
  • Dissipation in nanoscale quantum systems
  • I teach 18-879Q, "Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos, and Control" in the spring.

Management for Engineers

  • The Engineer in the Enterprise: the general relation between business and engineering.
  • Management and Leadership in Engineering and Business.
  • The Wright Brothers as Engineers and Entrepreneurs
  • I teach 39-200 "Business for Engineers" in the fall.

In the News

  • Consortium Connects Universities with Government & Industry
  • Patenting Issues for Engineers Addressed in ECE Seminar
  •  Art Davidson

    Carnegie Mellon, 2000

    Keywords

    Device physics, quantum devices, nonlinear dynamics, MEMS based storage and systems, systems theory or organizations, management and leadership

    Education

    PhD, 1976
    Applied Physics
    Harvard University