Dr. Christopher Daniels

Dr. Christopher Daniels

Title: Professor of Engineering Practice
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 318J
Phone: 330.972.5460
Email: cdaniels@uakron.edu
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Dr. Daniels joined The University of Akron in 2003. He is a proud Zip class of '94, '96, and '00. Prior to joining us, he worked as a Senior Research Associate for the Ohio Aerospace Institute. Dr. Daniels has received numerous awards, including the Outstanding Researcher Award from the UA College of Engineering, the Outstanding Teacher Award from The University of Akron, the Program Manager's Commendation from NASA Orion Exploration Program, and the Passion Award for Teaching Excellence from Omicron Delta Kappa. He has also received $10+ million in research funding. 


Spacecraft seals, High-speed vehicle thermal barriers


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron


Thermodynamics I & II, Thermal Systems Components