Kevin Murphy


Dr. Kevin Murphy

Professor and Department Chair for Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Kevin Murphy is a professor and department chair for mechanical engineering at the University of Louisville. Murphy's research focuses on nonlinear dynamics, vibrations and stability, and he also works on solid mechanics, fracture mechanics and signal processing. 

He is particularly interested in applications involving the use of vibrations in structural health monitoring (SHM), adhesion/sticking contact in MEMS devices and vibrations in manufacturing problems.

Murphy earned his undergraduate and master's degrees in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Duke University.