Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Wade Troxell


Office: Scott A202
Phone: 970-491-6618

Dr. Wade O. Troxell

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Troxell investigates organizing principles underlying biological and robotic systems, synthesis of intelligent systems, and applications of intelligent control of distributed systems.


  • Ph.D. 1987, Colorado State University—Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. 1982, Colorado State University—Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S. 1980, Colorado State University—Engineering Science


Honors and Awards

  • 2007 – Oliver P. Pennock Distinguished Service Award, Colorado State University
  • 2007 – Elected Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2007 – George T. Abell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development, College of Engineering, Colorado State University
  • 2007 – Distinguished Service Award, 2007., American Society of Mechanical Engineers Distinguished Service Award, 2007.
  • 2003,2004 – Board of Governors Recognition Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Committee on Organization and Rules