David Torello serves as the faculty mentor for the Clark Scholars Program at Georgia Tech. He is an advisor and essential resource to students, leading each cohort throughout their time in the program. Torello’s mentoring experience began with his involvement in the Grand Challenges Scholar Program at Georgia Tech. Additionally, while earning his PhD, Torello served as an advisor to several undergraduate research students.
Torello joined Georgia Tech in the Fall of 2017 as a lecturer in the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. In addition to serving as a Clark Scholars Program faculty mentor, he is currently focused on engineering education in the Mechanical Engineering department. Torello is a Woodruff School Teaching Fellow and strives to improve education by focusing his courses on real-world problem-solving skills, hands-on instruction methods, and collaborative, student-centered environments.