Byron Newberry, Ph.D.
Chair, Graduate School of Engineering
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S.M.E., Oklahoma Christian University
M.S.M.E., University of Michigan
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Office: PEC 233
Dr. Newberry is the Chair of the Graduate School of Engineering, the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. His main academic interests are structural analysis, mechanical design, experimental stress analysis, and dynamics of structures. He belongs to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Engineering Educators. He says, "I am an OC grad (1991) and I personally know the value of an OC engineering education. I want to help others experience that same success." Dr. Newberry also has a passion for model rocketry. He is married to Tamera and has two children, Isaac and Olivia. He attends Memorial Road Church of Christ where he teaches both adults and children. He is also a member of the HIM worker committee and Media Ministry Lead.