Gary Solbrekken

Gary Solbrekken

Gary Solbrekken, Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Gary Solbrekken Portrait


Gary L. Solbrekken is the director of undergraduate studies and an associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Missouri. He is also part of the Nuclear Engineering Program. He previously managed a thermal laboratory for Intel Corp. and holds four U.S. patents in the area of thermal management. His projects have been funded by Intel, W.L. Gore and Associates, Argonne National Lab, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, Y-12 National Security Complex and MU. He is collaborating with the Veterinary School on tissue cryopreservation and with the University of Missouri Research Reactor on target design.


PhD from the University of Minnesota
MS from the University of Minnesota
BS from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Technical Focus

Biological heat transfer
Solid state energy conversion and metrology development
Thermal management of electronic and nuclear components

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