The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Kevin Skenes

Assistant Professor

Dr. Skenes earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he worked with residual stresses in photovoltaic silicon. His current research interests include photoelastic non-destructive evaluation, causes and effects of stress concentrations, crack propagation, and manufacturing efficiency. Dr. Skenes teaches mechanical engineering courses of all levels, is also the faculty advisor for The Citadel’s Baja SAE racing team, and enjoys nearly anything related to automobiles.



Contact Information
Telephone: 843-953-0535
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Office: Grimsley 331A
Office Hours: by appointment

Ph.D/M.S./B.S Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Professional Registration:
PE - South Carolina

Research Interests:
Manufacturing processes, mechanics of materials, residual stress creation and interaction, crack propagation, non-destructive evaluation, photoelasticity, photovoltaic silicon, matrix-fiber interaction in composites, and polymers.

Vita: Dr. Skenes's Vita

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