The University of Texas at Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering



Richard R. Neptune, PhD

John T. MacGuire Professor

Mail:

University of Texas at Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering

204 E. Dean Keeton Street, Stop C2200

Austin, TX 78712-1591

Phone: (512) 471-0848
Fax: (512) 471-8727

E-Mail: rneptune@mail.utexas.edu

 


University of California, DavisPh.D.1996Mechanical Engineering
University of California, DavisM.S.1993Mechanical Engineering
University of California, DavisB.S.1991Mechanical Engineering


2016 - present Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin.
2011 - present Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin.
2005 - 2011 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin.
2001 - 2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin.
1998 - 2001 Biomedical Engineer, Rehabilitation R & D Center
VA Palo Alto Health Care System.
1996 - 1998 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Calgary.



American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)

International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)

American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)


Fellow, 2016, American Society of Biomechanics

    

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching, 2015, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.

Provost Teaching Fellow, 2013, The University of Texas at Austin.

John T. MacGuire Professorship in Mechanical Engineering, 2013, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.

Joe and Bettie Branson Ward Endowed Excellence Award, 2013, The University of Texas at Austin.

Professor of Excellence, 2012, The University of Texas at Austin.

George and Dawn L. Coleman Centennial Fellowship in Engineering, 2007, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.

Outstanding Young Scientist Award, 2006, Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology.


CAREER Award, 2004, National Science Foundation.


The da Vinci Award for Applied Research, 2004, The Engineering Society of Detroit and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter


Post-Doctoral Young Scientist Award, 2002, American Society of Biomechanics