Dr. Brina J Blinzler

Dr. Brina Blinzler
  • Assistant Professor of Practice

Contact Info

Learned Hall #2119A
1530 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045



  • Pedagogical research in problem & project-based learning
  • Blended & digital learning
  • Group learning to promote creativity & innovation


B.S., Missouri University of Science & Technology
Ph.D., The University of Akron
Ed.D., Chalmers University of Technology

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Settanni, A.; Blinzler, B.J. and Ceruti, A.: Compressive Response and Failure of a Micromechanical Model for Confined Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Composites, 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Washington D.C., USA, Oct. 21-25, 2019
  • Blinzler, B.J.; Khalili, P.: Trapped Rubber Processing Simulation for High Performance/High Rate Processing, SAMPE Europe Conference, Nantes, France, Sept. 18-19, 2019
  • Blinzler, B.J.: Multifunctional Composites & Coatings for Aircraft Applications, CNT-Graphene @ Airbus, Toulouse, France, Nov. 29, 2018

Awards & Honors

  • Jacob Wallenbergs Foundation: Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) Research Award 2019
  • Hasselblad Foundation: Female Scientist Award 2018
  • Outstanding Reviewer: Journal of Aerospace Engineering 2018
  • Harry H. Hilton award for best student paper in structures at the 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2011
  • Award for PHD study from NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program 2009, 2010 & 2011