Dr. Bauchau has held the following positions

  1. Jul. 1982–Aug. 1983: Research Engineer at St. Gobain Recherches in Paris, France. Assignments included modeling of industrial processes in the glass industry.
  2. Sep. 1983–1995: Assistant Professor, then Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, and Mechanics at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
  3. Sep. 1995–Aug. 2010: Professor, Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
  4. Aug. 2010–Aug. 2014: Professor, University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute in Shanghai, China.
  5. Aug. 2014–Aug. 2015: Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong.
  6. Aug. 2015–present: Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professor in Rotorcraft, Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. Faculty responsibilities including teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and conducting research in the fields of comprehensive rotorcraft analysis, structural and multibody dynamics, and composites materials and structures.