Glenn R. Bower

Faculty Associate

M1060A Engineering Centers Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-7252
Fax: (608) 262-3592
grbower@facstaff.wisc.edu

Primary Affiliation:
Mechanical Engineering

Additional Affiliations:
Engine Research Center


Profile Summary

Dr. Bower is also a scientist for the Engine Research Center.He is an expert in high speed photography and in-cylinder engine combustion in addition to engine and hybrid controls. The Hybrid Vehicle teams have won 5 national championships in the last 6 years and are the current (2002-2003) two-time national champions. The Baja team has won two national championships in addition to placing second place twice at the SAE collegiate competitions in the last four years. Dr. Bower oversees the Phil Meyers Automotive Center located in the Engineering Centers Buidling.The new 5000 sq. ft. facility is the home to the Baja, Formula, Snowmobile and Hybrid vehicle teams.Dr. Bower is an avid machinist and welder and spends several nights a week in the garage advising and mentoring students.

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, UW-Madison
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UW-Madison
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, UW-Platteville

Awards, Honors and Societies

  • UWC-Richland Outstanding Alumni Award 2001
  • 2001 SAE Faculty Advisor Award
  • 2000 NSF Outstanding Faculty Advisor

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Courses

Fall 2014-2015

  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study

  • ME 492 - Mechanical Engineering Projects II
  • ME 491 - Mechanical Engineering Projects I
  • ME 299 - Independent Study
  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ME 492 - Mechanical Engineering Projects II
  • ME 491 - Mechanical Engineering Projects I
  • ME 349 - Engineering Design Projects
  • ME 299 - Independent Study
  • ME 291 - Ungergraduate Mechanical Engineering Projects
  • ME 352 - Interdisciplinary Experiential Design Projects II
  • ME 489 - Honors in Research
  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ME 492 - Mechanical Engineering Projects II
  • ME 491 - Mechanical Engineering Projects I
  • ME 299 - Independent Study
  • ME 291 - Ungergraduate Mechanical Engineering Projects
  • ME 489 - Honors in Research
  • Profile Summary

    Dr. Bower is also a scientist for the Engine Research Center.He is an expert in high speed photography and in-cylinder engine combustion in addition to engine and hybrid controls. The Hybrid Vehicle teams have won 5 national championships in the last 6 years and are the current (2002-2003) two-time national champions. The Baja team has won two national championships in addition to placing second place twice at the SAE collegiate competitions in the last four years. Dr. Bower oversees the Phil Meyers Automotive Center located in the Engineering Centers Buidling.The new 5000 sq. ft. facility is the home to the Baja, Formula, Snowmobile and Hybrid vehicle teams.Dr. Bower is an avid machinist and welder and spends several nights a week in the garage advising and mentoring students.


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