David Malicky, PhD

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering

  • PhD University of Michigan
  • MS University of Kansas
  • BS Cornell University

David Malicky is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan with a dissertation that placed 1st in the ASME Bioengineering Division's PhD Student Paper Competition. He taught mechanical engineering at Valparaiso University for 2 ½ years, worked in industry for five (5) years including three (3) years at Ford Motor Company, and has a MS in counseling and educational psychology from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Malicky’s research interests are in biomechanics, silicone coatings, guitar acoustics, CNC machines, and engineering education. His teaching interests include project-based and hands-on courses such as First-Year Design and Senior Design, and mechanical engineering topics such as Mechanics of Materials and Biomechanics.

Contact Information

David Malicky, PhD

Phone(619) 260-7858OfficeLoma Hall 327