Dr. Andy Sarles is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) at the University of Tennessee (UT). He earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from UT and received both his master’s degree and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Dr. Sarles also serves as the Director for the Distinguished Seminar Series within MABE. His research interests lie at the interface of biology, chemistry, and engineering design.
Focus Areas: Bioinspired Systems | Biomolecular Materials for Sensing, Actuation, Energy-harvesting, and Biomedical Applications
Skills and Expertise: Research and Development | Interdisciplinary Collaboration | Industrial Collaboration