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Cunniff, Dr. Patrick F.

Cunniff, Dr. Patrick F.
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
2143 Glenn L. Martin Hall, Building 088
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Research Interests 

  • Product engineering and manufacturing
  • Shock and vibrations


  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1962
  • Professional Engineer, States of Maryland and New York

Honors and Awards 

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • 1995 Maryland Association for Higher Learning Outstanding Educator Award: Outstanding Administrator
  • 1995 Best Paper Award, ASME (shared)
  • 1996 Senior Faculty Teaching Award, A. James Clark School of Engineering
  • 1996 Pi Tau Sigma Special Faculty Award
  • 1996 Boeing Outstanding Educator Award (shared)

Professional Memberships and Service 

Reviewer, Journal of Shock and Vibration

Selected Publications 

  • Schmidt, L., G. Zhang, J. Herrmann, G. Dieter, and P. Cunniff, "Product Engineering and Manufacturing," College House Enterprises, 2002.
  • Cunniff, P.F., J.W. Dally, J.W. Herrmann, L.C. Schmidt, and G. Zhang, "Product Engineering and Manufacturing," College House Enterprises, L.L.C., Knoxville, TN, 1998.
  • Remmers, G.M., G.J. O’Hara, and P.F. Cunniff, “Review: Dynamic Design Analysis Method DDAM,” Shock & Vibration, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 461-476, 1996.

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