Nathan Picchietti Salowitz received the B.S. Salowitzdegree in engineering mechanics from The University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2001 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 2006 and 2013 respectively.

From 2003 to 2005 he was a Structural Analysis Engineer with The Boeing Company.  From 2013 to 2014 he was a postdoctoral Engineering Research Associate at Stanford University.  Since 2014 he has been an Assistant Professor with the Mechanical Engineering Department with Adjunct Professor appointments in the Electrical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.  He has authored more than 55 technical publications and is currently pursuing research in Intelligent Materials and Structural Health Monitoring with particular interests in transducer design and the interaction of sensors and structures.

Prof. Salowitz is an active member of ASME and IEEE and is heavily involved in the worldwide Structural Health Monitoring Community.  He is a member of the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium Advisory Council.  He is also the founder of the Advanced Structures Laboratory at the University of  Wisconsin – Milwaukee.