Dr. Daniel C. Deckler

Dr. Daniel C. Deckler

Title: Professor of Engineering
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 110A
Phone: 330-972-6847
Email: dcd@uakron.edu
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Dr. Deckler joined The University of Akron in 1991. He is a proud Zip, class of '90 and '02. In his time here, he has served as both a faculty member and as the Interim Dean of the UA Wayne College branch.  He previously worked for Rockwell International, working on the Space Shuttle Project, The Timken Company, working on advanced manufacturing, and Goodyear Aerospace/Loral, working on antisubmarine warfare. Dr. Deckler served as the ASME Congressional Fellow from 2007 to 2008. He was invited by the University of Chile in Santiago to perform deformable robotics research in Santiago from 2016 to 2017.


Control Systems, Mechatronics, Controllable Bearings, Deformable Robotics


  • Ph.D. in Engineering, The University of Akron 2002
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron 1990
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio Northern University 1985


Controls, Vibrations, Dynamics, Design