Jim Sorem - Faculty & Adjuncts

Jim Sorem, PhD

Jim Sorem, PhD
Dean of College of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
918-631-2288 Keplinger Hall Room 2420


PhD – University of Kansas MS – University of Kansas BS – University of Kansas

Research Interests

Machine Design
Experimental Stress Analysis
Computer Modeling and Analysis
Positive Displacement Pump Design and Analysis

Teaching Interests

Finite Element Analysis
Mechanics of Materials
Experimental Stress Analysis


Journal Articles

  • Henshaw, John M., Sorem, James R., Jr., and Glaessgen, Edward H., “Finite Element Analysis of Ply-by-Ply and Equivalent Stress Concentrations in Composite Plates with Multiple Holes under Tensile and Shear Loading”, Composite Structures, Volume 36, pp. 45-58, 1996.

Conference Proceedings

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers

Awards & Honors

  • Fylde Electronics Prize
  • Professor of the Month
  • Best Paper in Session