Dr. Jacob Swanson, Professor

PhD | Faculty

Address: Office | 9700 France Ave South, Ste P0825, Bloomington, MN 55431
Phone: 952-358-9194
Email: jacob.swanson@mnsu.edu

Dr. Jacob Swanson is an Associate Professor of Engineering in the Twin Cities Engineering Program in the Department of Integrated Engineering at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He was previously a Research Associate in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, UK and before that, a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Mechanical Engineering Department. Prof. Swanson is internationally recognized for his work on emissions from combustion engines, including those from gas turbines, and the evaluation of diesel and gasoline engine emission control technology. Other interests include gas-phase particle synthesis, particle measurement instrumentation, and renewable energy generation. He has published ~40 papers and given more than 100 conference presentations on these topics.


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota

Research Areas

  • Internal combustion engines and emissions
  • Gas-phase particle synthesis
  • Instrumentation
  • Low cost air quality sensors
  • Renewable Energy
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