Sarah Oman, PhD
Education Accordion Closed
- Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, 2012
- Major Field of Study: Engineering Design Theory
- Minor Field of Study: Industrial Engineering
- Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, 2008
About Accordion Closed
Dr. Oman is currently the Senior Design Capstone Coordinator for Mechanical Engineering and enjoys teaching other design courses for the department such as Intro to CAD, Dynamics, and Engineering Design: The Process. Before NAU, she obtained her Ph.D. from Oregon State University, where she wrote her dissertation on creativity in engineering design, specifically during concept generation and evaluation. Dr. Oman served as a post-doctoral scholar for Oregon State for a year and a half, where she taught numerous courses in design and dynamics while overseeing a design engineering lab that emphasized inclusive design. During her undergraduate and graduate education, Dr. Oman also worked at several internships for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Janicki Industries, and NASA Ames.