Larry Tyler

Professor, Engineering Fundamentals


Dr. Larry D. Tyler is a professor in the Department of Engineering Fundamentals and has an associate appointment in Mechanical Engineering.  Dr. Tyler has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, graduate degrees in both mathematics and engineering  with an interdisciplinary PhD that included engineering and physics.

Teaching Interests

In his 50 years of teaching, Dr. Tyler has taught thirty courses covering a broad range of topics from undergraduate engineering mathematics, statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, and other fundamentals courses to graduate courses in engineering mathematics. He has been recognized by students and colleagues for outstanding teaching on many occasions, including the 2008 University of Louisville Distinguished Teaching Faculty Award.

Research Interests

Dr. Tyler has done interdisciplinary research in the area of active noise attenuation, but his primary scholarship activity have been in curriculum development and teaching effectiveness.