Dr. Jena McCollum

Dr. Jena McCollum

Dr. Jena McCollum

Associate Professor • Polymer and Composite Manufacturing, Interfacial Design, Polymer Dynamics, and Energy-focused Materials


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering
    Texas Tech University, 2015
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering
    West Texas A&M University, 2012


  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate
    United States Air Force Academy
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant
    Texas Tech University

Research Summary

Dr. McCollum’s current research interests include studying particle/binder interface formation via rheology and spectroscopy, tying polymer molecular structure to viscoelastic response, and microstructural manipulation of particulate composites via variable processing routes. For more information, please visit AMLresearch.com.