Bio

Contact Information:

UIC Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (M/C 251), 2039 ERF, 842 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Office: 3047 ERF

Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2007)

M.S.E., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2002)

B.S.E., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2001)

Silver Circle Awards for Teaching Excellence, 2017

College of Engineering Faculty Award for Advising, 2017

College of Engineering Faculty Award for Teaching, 2016

College of Engineering Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, 2007

College of Engineering Distinguished Graduate Student Leadership Award, 2006

Recipient of National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2003-2006

Recipient of University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate Fellowship, 2001-2003

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, 1999-2001, Distinguished Member, 1999.

Dr. Szwalek is a Clinical Assistant Professor and does not run a graduate research lab.  Her research interests include fluid mechanics and vibrations.