Barbara McCord, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Lecturer

Worked as researcher for U.S. Army

Phone: 706-542-9787


1274 Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Dr. McCord joined the University of Georgia College of Engineering from Georgia Tech, where she served as an instructor in the Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering Departments.  She also has worked as a research engineer for Georgia Tech, Johnson Research and Development in Smyrna, Georgia, Remtech in Huntsville, Alabama, the U.S. Army Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, and Black and Veatch in Overland Park, Kansas.  


PhD., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
MS., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University
BS., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Professional Appoinments

  • Senior Lecturer, University of Georgia College of Engineeering, 2022 – present
  • Lecturer, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2016 – 2022
  • Instructor, Georgia Tech, 2000 – 2007
  • Instructor and research engineer, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996 – 2006

Other Professional Experience

  • Research Engineer, Johnson Research and Development, 1993 – 1995
  • Senior Thermal Analyst, Remtech, Inc., 1986 – 1988
  • Aerospace Engineer, Army Missile Command, 1983 – 1986
  • Mechanical Engineer, Black and Veatch, 1979 – 1981