Norman Love

Engineering Building
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Curriculum Vitae


Norman Don Love
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies - Engineering

Dr. Norman Love is an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering. His research focus is in the areas of energy, propulsion, and engineering education. He earned his doctoral degree from The University of Oklahoma in 2009 after completing both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from The University of Texas at El Paso.

Some of Dr. Love’s accomplishments include sponsored research funding totaling over $11M, over 70 technical publications, multiple best paper awards, faculty fellowships at Oak Ridge National Laboratories and NASA, and he is also co-founder of a start-up company in El Paso, Star Innovations. He previously served as the Associate Director of the NASA Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research at UTEP. Dr. Love implements various aspects of blended learning in his classrooms and has a YouTube channel where his distributes many course materials.

He is currently serving as a Provost Faculty Fellow and is focused on supporting the University Honors Program. In this role, Dr. Love works to continuously improve student engagement, leadership, professional preparation and enhance UTEP’s reputation as a leader in public higher education.


  1. Combustion
  2. Propulsion
  3. Applied Topics in Energy
  4. Engineering Education


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