Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Daytona College of Engineering
Daytona Beach campus

Sandra Boetcher obtained her B.M.E., M.S., and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2001, 2003, and 2006, respectively.  Prior to her appointment at Embry-Riddle, Professor Boetcher was a founding faculty member in the newly formed Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at the University of North Texas and worked for a number of companies including Honeywell, 3M, and Donaldson Company.  Her research and teaching interests include biomedical heat transfer, natural convection, computational fluid mechanics, and energy-related fields.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota System : Twin Cities
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota System : Twin Cities

  • ME 414: Preliminary Desgn Clean Energy
  • ME 700: Graduate Thesis
  • ME 414L: Prlimnry Dsgn Clean Energy Lab