William S. Oates

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Aeropropulsion, Mechatronics and Energy Center
Florida A&M / Florida State University
2003 Levy Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA

Curriculum Vita

Tel : + 1 850 645 0139
Fax: + 1 850 410 6337
Email: woates@fsu.edu

Graduate Students Post Doctorate Researchers Past Graduate Students

Matt Worden (MS)
Justin Collins (PhD)
Josh Webb (MS)
Paul Miles (PhD)
Peter Woerner (MS)

Jonghoon Bin

Undergraduate Students
Dennice Roberts
Basak Simal
Madeline Austin
Hannah Klein

Michael Hays (PhD, 2013)
Liang Cheng (PhD, 2013)
Sree Kanuri (MS, 2013)
Joseph Chason (MS, 2013)
Hongbo Wang (PhD, 2012)
Emiliano Pantner (MS, 2012)
Erica Cosmutto (MS, 2012)
Jeff Morton (MS, 2011)
Josh Hogue (MS, 2010)
Fei Liu (MS, Fall 2008)


  • Developing Scholar Award, Florida State University, 2013
  • ASME Gary Anderson Early Achievement Award, 2012
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2011
  • FSU Guardian of the Flame Teaching Award, 2010
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2009
  • ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, AFOSR (2009, 2010 & 2011)

Job opportunities:

Opportunities for students seeking a PhD in the area of functional polymers, theoretical, computational, and experimental solid mechanics.  Research experience will include utilization of facilities at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.  Please contact me for further details.