Texas Tech University

Stephen Ekwaro-Osire, Ph.D., P.E.


Email: stephen.ekwaro-osire@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.1308

Fax: 806.742.3493

 MES 201B

Research Group Website:http://www.depts.ttu.edu/me/groups/ekwaro-osiregroup/index.html

Mailing Address: 
Texas Tech University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Box 41021
Lubbock, TX 79409−1021

Shipping Address: 
Texas Tech University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
805 Boston Avenue
ME South Room 201
Lubbock, TX 79409

Stephen Ekwaro-Osire


Professor Stephen Ekwaro-Osire is the interim chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He is a full professor and a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas. He was a Fulbright Scholar and is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. While at Texas Tech University, he has been honored with appointments as a visiting professor at four universities. He has over ten years of experience in academic leadership. Most recently, he was the associate dean of research and graduate programs in the Whitacre College of Engineering. He has published 54 refereed archival papers in scientific journals, 130 refereed papers in conference proceedings, 14 book chapters, and 2 books. As a primary advisor, he has supervised and graduated 11 PhD students and 23 MS students. Additionally, other than serving as primary advisor, he has served in 111 PhD and MS committees. He has supervised seven post-doctoral research associates. He has also supervised 243 undergraduate students in his Product Design & Development Laboratory. Professor Ekwaro-Osire is a program evaluator for the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the accrediting agency ABET, specifically for Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering programs at national and international universities. His research interests are Dynamics, Engineering Design, Orthopedic Biomechanics, and Engineering Education. He is a founding member of the Society for Design and Process Science, and an active member of the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Society of Biomechanics, and the Society for Experimental Mechanics.

Research Interests

  • Engineering Design
  • Vibrations
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Engineering Education

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, (1993)
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, (1989)
  • Dipl.-Ing., Mechanical Engineering, F.H. Osnabrück, (1985)

State(s) in which registered:

  • Texas, No. 93063

Department of Mechanical Engineering