Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Dr. Seth Dillard

Seth Dillard Portrait 2021


Phone: (319) 400-1377 

Dr. Seth Dillard

Associate Professor of Practice

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Dillard is an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University. His teaching and research interests include cardiovascular biomechanics, computational fluid mechanics, image-based modeling, energy systems, and biomedical and mechanical engineering design. Dr. Dillard’s experience working as a paramedic prior to entering the world of engineering cultivated a strong passion for applying engineering principles to address human health needs – a passion he loves to share with his students.


  • Ph.D. 2011, University of Iowa – Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S.E. 2004, University of Iowa – Mechanical Engineering
  • EMT-P 1996, University of Iowa – Emergency Medical Services Learning Resources Center (EMSLRC)
  • Postdoctoral Research Scholar 2011-2014, University of Iowa – Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research (IIHR)