Courses taught:

  • Statics
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Dynamics
  • Control System Design
  • Design of Machine Components
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Differential Equations
  • PreCalculus Mathematics
  • Tools for Engineering

In 1997 and 1998 Dr. Deckler served as an American Society of Mechanical Engineer's Congressional Fellow serving on Capitol Hill where he advised members of Congress on issues relating to science, engineering, and technology. In 2009 he returned to DC for the summer to serve as the faculty advisor for the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering where he advised a select group of engineering students from around the country on the intricacies of policy making.

Dr. Deckler is currently a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineer's National Board of Government Relations and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's National Fellowship Advisory Board. He has worked at Wayne College since 1991.


  • Ph.D., The University of Akron, 2002
  • M.S., M.E., The University of Akron
  • B.S., M.E., Ohio Northern University

Daniel Deckler

Interim Dean, Professor of Engineering
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