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Robert Jackson | Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, Auburn University

Current Position and Past Experience
Robert Jackson is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University. Since arriving at Auburn University, Prof. Jackson has established the very successful Multiscale Tribology Laboratory. He has helped to secure many grants for projects ranging from fundamental tribology studies to the study of high-power electrical connectors for hybrid and electric vehicles and researching the properties of articular cartilage. These projects have been funded by a variety of sources including industry and federal organizations such as the DoE, NSF, Siemens, Solvay, Molex, the Korean Testing Laboratory, John Deere, LS Cable, Baketech, and the Army. Prior to this, Jackson worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Robert Jackson has a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute University of Technology. He also holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute University of Technology.

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