Dr. Semke is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College of Engineering and Mines where he leads in the academic affairs at the undergraduate and graduate level, including college governance, and provides mentorship and guidance to students, faculty, and staff. He is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering where he conducts contemporary research in UAS, vibration control, and aerospace hardware design; along with instruction in mechanical design and experimental methods.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 1999
M.S. Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 1993
B.S. Physics, Bemidji State University, May 1991.