Frances C. Moon is a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He was the Director of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University from July 1987- June 1992. Prior to that he chaired the Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics for seven years from 1980-1987. In that role, he helped introduce symbolic mathematical programming (Such as MACSYMA) into the undergraduate engineering curriculum along with R.Rand and R. Lance of Cornell. He has taught in the areas of robotics, dynamics, magneto-mechanics, and engineering mathematics.

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  • Mind and Memory: Explorations of Creativity in the Arts and Sciences 

    Hoffmann, Roald; West, Paul; McClane, Kenneth; DeVoogd, Timothy; Ackerman, Diane; Drell, Persis; Ambegaokar, Vinay; Stucky, Steven; Moon, Francis; Suber, Byron; Kord, Victor; Ammons, A. R.; McConkey, James; Eisner, Thomas (Internet-First University Press, 1996)
    English 301, "Mind and Memory: Explorations of Creativity in the Arts and Sciences," Spring 1996, M-W 2:55-4:10 p.m. (Lectures on Monday, 2:55-4:10 p.m.) Creativity is the attribute of the mind that enables us to make ...
  • A Conversation with Sidney Leibovich 

    Leibovich, Sidney; Moon, Francis C. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-06-10)
  • A Conversation with Alan T. Zehnder 

    Zehnder, Alan T.; Moon, Francis C. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-06-10)
    In an interview with Prof. Francis Moon, Professor Alan Zehnder of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering discusses his trajectory into academia and life at Cornell. Prof. Zehnder grew up in Alameda, ...
  • A Conversation with Francis Moon 

    Moon, Francis C.; Abel, John F. (Interviewer) (Internet-First University Press, 2014-04-11)
  • A Conversation with Herb Voelcker 

    Voelcker, Herb; Moon, Francis C. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-14)
    This video is a contribution to the MAE Oral History Project.

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