Texas Tech University

Paul Egan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: paul.egan@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.2583

Fax: 806.742.3540

Office: ME South 201h

Research Website: https://paul-egan.com

Paul Egan, Ph.D.


Dr. Paul Egan is a tenure-track assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech University and leads the Medicine, Mechanics, and Manufacturing (M3D) Design Lab. The lab's research investigates engineering design methods for automation, cognition, and user-centered design with a focus on 3D printing for biomedical applications in tissue engineering, personalized nutrition, and surgical training technologies.  Dr. Egan promotes design and entrepreneurship at the University by helping organize the Mechanical Engineering Design Expo, advising Sling Health Teams, and working with start-ups through the Innovation Hub.  

Research Interests

  • Design
  • Medicine
  • 3D Printing
  • Computing
  • Cognition

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, (2014-2018)
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, (2014)
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, (2010)
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, (2009)
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University, (2009)
  • Majors: Applied Physics, Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, (2009)

Department of Mechanical Engineering