Dr. John Nuszkowski joins UNF as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He completed his B.S. in mechanical engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at West Virginia University (WVU). Prior to joining UNF, Dr. Nuszkowski was a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (CAFEE) at WVU. His research includes vehicle powertrain optimization, in-use vehicle emissions, advanced combustion, alternative fuels, and large bore diesel emissions reduction. Dr. Nuszkowski has authored eleven conference proceedings, nine conference posters, and seven journal articles related to engine and emissions research. As an educator, he has a keen interest in applying open ended problems to facilitate students capacity to solve real-world engineering problems.