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Tim Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Senior Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Dewhurst came to Cedarville in 1996 after holding faculty positions at the University of Maine and Maine Maritime Academy. He has worked in the gas turbine industry and has been a consultant to Maine industries in the areas of mechanical design, heat transfer analysis, and quality control.

Education and Credentials

Ph.D., Cornell University

M.Eng.M., Cornell University

B.S.M.E., Cornell University

Registered Professional Engineer

Scholarly Works

  • The Simulation of Three-Dimensional Metalforming Processes Using State Variable Constitutive Models for Large Strain, Viscoplastic Flow at Elevated Temperature (Finite Elements, Internal Variable) (Timothy B. Dewhurst) Faculty Dissertations (1985)
  • Back-up Plans – When All Else Fails (K. Nicolaisen, Timothy B. Dewhurst and Gerald M. Brown) 2nd International Solar Boat Challenge Workshop (2017)  
  • How Cross-Discipline Projects on Solar Boat Teams Prepare Students for Careers (Timothy B. Dewhurst and Gerald M. Brown) 2nd International Solar Boat Challenge Workshop (2017)
  • The Use of Imposed Displacements to Determine Impact Forces in a Multiple Blade Shed Incident (Timothy B. Dewhurst and P. Tang) ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power (1995)
  • Use of Athena Vortex Lattice for Preliminary Hydrofoil Design (Katelynne Burrell, Joshua Sykes, Timothy B. Dewhurst, et al.) Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation (2015)
View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »

Cedarville University Hosts the Solar Splash Competition

Dr. Tim Dewhurst explains how much effort and thought goes into producing a boat.