Jonathan Torres

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2018
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2013
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2011

Research Interests

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Miniaturized Testing
  • Materials Characterization
  • Process-property Optimization
  • Mechanical Design

Courses Taught

  • Senior Design
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Mechanical Design

Selected Publications

Torres, J. and Gordon, A. P. (2017) "Characterization and Optimization of Selective Laser Melting Materials Through Small Punch Testing," Conference Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2017: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Charlotte, NC, USA, June 26-30, 2017: American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Torres, J. and Gordon, A. P. (2017). Mechanical Property Optimization of Fused Deposition Modeled Polylactic Acid Components via Design of Experiments. Chapter 25 in Additive Manufacturing Handbook: Product Development for the Defense Industry. Badiru, A., Valencia, V. and Liu, D. Editors, Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis/CRC Press.

Torres, J., Cole, M., Owji, A., DeMastry, Z., & Gordon, A. P. (2016). An approach for mechanical property optimization of fused deposition modeling with polylactic acid via design of experiments. Rapid Prototyping Journal, 22(2), 387-404. doi:doi:10.1108/RPJ-07-2014-0083

Torres, J., Cotelo, J., Karl, J., & Gordon, A. P. (2015). Mechanical Property Optimization of FDM PLA in Shear with Multiple Objectives. The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 67(5), 1183-1193. doi:10.1007/s11837-015-1367-y