University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering


In memoriam: Darrell Frohrib (1930-2016)

Professor Emeritus
The Mechanical Engineering Department mourns the passing of Emeritus Professor Darrell Frohrib who passed away on January 10th, 2016.

Professor Frohrib joined our faculty in 1967. He became the driving force behind the creation and growth of the Design Division in the department; he served as Division Head for many years. Professor Frohrib was a pioneer in the field of the design of medical devices. He was a beloved teacher who offered popular classes on systems dynamics and vibrations engineering. He also set the direction for our Capstone Senior Design class. Professor Frohrib retired from the University in 1999.