University of Delaware - College of Engineering

Benjamin J. Gould

Doctoral Student
Mechanical Engineering Dept.
University of Delaware

210 Spencer Laboratory
Cirriculum Vitae

Executive summary

Benjamin Gould is a PhD Student in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Delaware. He is a Delaware native, and received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware in 2012 . His research interests are in the area of materials tribology and sustainable energy. Specifically his research targets the improvement of wind turbine performance through enhanced drivetrain reliability.

Awards and honors

  • IJTC Poster Award, 2012


  • Wind Turbine Drivetrains: Assessing Contributors to Premature Failure B. Gould, D.L. Burris, in Tribology and Lubrication Technology, Aug 2013

Research areas

Clean Energy

Wind turbine design, tribology, and reliability; energy conservation via design and synthesis of novel low friction tribomaterials

Design Science

Precision instrument design

Materials Engineering

Bearing Material Engineering, Solid lubricant engineering; composites, and nanocomposites; metal matrix composites, nanocomposite tribological coatings

Solid Mechanics

Contact and interface mechanics, failure of materials