Twan Capehart, PhD

Twan Capehart, PhD Mechanical Engineering
Capehart, PhD
Mechanical Engineering
Teaching Faculty
Holley A-111-M
(850) 770-2208
Office Hours

Tuesday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Twan Capehart, Ph.D. is a Teaching Faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at FSU Panama City starting in Spring 2023. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at Florida A & M University and his masters and doctorate at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. He has three years of previous experience in teaching engineering at the undergraduate level as an adjunct professor at the College of Engineering in Tallahassee. Dr. Capehart has also worked for the past three years as a mechanical engineering consultant in the private sector on multiple projects, with a specialty in innovation, ideation, product development and pretotyping of mechatronic systems.

Dr. Capehart's dissertation research focused on variable stiffness mechanisms for bio-inspired robotic systems. His areas of research interest are mechatronic systems, dynamic robotic systems, mechanical design innovation and bio-inspired mechanisms. Dr. Capehart's focus at FSU Panama City is teaching, student engagement, program development and community outreach within the Mechanical Engineering Department.