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Dr. James D. Carrico
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Mary

James D. Carrico, PhD, serves as Assistant Professor of Engineering at the University of Mary, a position he has held since August 2018.

Dr. Carrico earned a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 2018, where he served for five years as a research assistant at the University of Utah Robotics Center. Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Carrico served as a math and science teacher at the Chesterton Academy in Edina, Minnesota, and worked as a research and development engineer and design engineer. Dr. Carrico earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nevada-Reno in 2006 and an MA in Catholic Studies from the University of Saint Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 2011.

Published Pieces

Mostar Bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Engineering as a Liberal Art

Although engineering is often considered only as a technical discipline, it can also be considered as a liberal art, both intrinsically fulfilling and part of a general training of the mind.

Dr. James D. Carrico
Dec 4, 2020