Angela Thompson

Assistant Professor, Engineering Fundamentals


Angela Thompson, PhD, PE is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Fundamentals at the University of Louisville.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Thompson teaches Introduction to Engineering, a course for all first-year Speed students, and the sequence of Engineering Analysis courses.

Research Interests

Dr. Thompson's research has focused on the biomechanics of pediatric injury with the aim of aiding clinicians, child services, judicial, and law enforcement personnel in distinguishing between abusive and accidental injuries in children. Additionally, she has interests in engineering education, particularly in the areas of first-year education and critical thinking instruction.