Heather Watson, Ph.D.
- Office: HHS 3230
- Phone: 540-568-5244
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mailing Address:
801 Carrier Drive
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
Dr. Watson is involved in research on hydrogen energy systems in addition to the development of courses and curriculum within the Department of Engineering.
- PhD, Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 2001
- MS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1989
- BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Detroit, 1986
Before joining JMU, Dr. Watson was an assistant professor of engineering at Elizabethtown College, and a faculty member in the department of mechanical engineering at Clemson University. Dr. Watson also worked for several years in industry as a Senior Engineer at ITT Aerospace, a Mechanical Engineer at Orbital Sciences, and a Mechanical Engineer at Energetics, Inc. before entering academia.
Alternative energy systems (fuel cells, wind, geothermal, solar), Thermal management systems, Energy efficiency, and Sustainability.