Theodore Wilson

Wilson

Theodore Wilson

Professor Emeritus (retired 2002),
Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics
Education

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 1962
B.S., Engineering Physics, Cornell University, 1958

Professional Background

1973 - 2002: Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1969 - 1973: Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota 
1964 - 1969: Assistant: Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1962 - 1964: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S. Army, Pasadena, California

Scientific & Professional Societies
American Physiological Society
Research Interests

Professor Wilson's research areas are in respiratory mechanics, modeling lung structure and deformation, respiratory flow, and chest wall mechanics.

Teaching Subjects
AEM 5202 - Viscous Flow (1988)
AEM 5401 - Intermediate Dynamics (1999)
Honors and Awards

1980 - 1987; 1993 - 1996: Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Physiology

Selected Publications

T. Wilson and A. De Troyer, 2016, Action of the diaphragm on the rib cageJournal of applied physiology, Vol.121(2), pp.391-400

T. Wilson, 2015, Compartmental models of the chest wall and the origin of Hoover's signRespiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, Vol.210, p.23-29

T. Wilson and A. De Troyer, 2015, Mechanism of the increased rib cage expansion produced by the diaphragm with abdominal supportJournal of applied physiology, Vol.118(8), pp.989-995

T. Wilson and A. De Tryoer, 2014, Action of the isolated canine diaphragm on the lower ribs at high lung volumesJournal of Physiology, Vol. 592 (20), p. 4481-4491

T. Wilson and A. De Troyer, 2013, Effects of the insertional and appositional forces of the canine diaphragm on the lower ribsJournal of Physiology, Vol. 591 (14) p.3539-3548