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Expert in Mechanical Design - Kinematics


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Minnesota (MN)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has published numerous papers and several books on computer-aided mechanism design, concentrating on linkage type mechanisms. He has worked on over 50 applications of mechanisms, including consumer products, automation equipment, and specialty machines. Expert is co-developer of the LINCAGES Family of Mechanism Synthesis Software Packages, which first appeared in 1979. LINCAGES software has been used by over 50 universities and 40 companies. He is co-inventor of 15 patents.

Expert has applied theories of kinematics and dynamics to human joint biomechanics -- both in theory and application. He has worked on the development of instrumentation for measuring human motion, designed medical devices, and helped create equipment for sports biomechanics.

Expert has done research on subject from a mechanical engineering point of view. He has co-developed several medical devices that included MEMS.

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computer-aided mechanical design

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kinematics

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linkage

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mechanical device design

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biomechanics

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biomechanical engineering

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micro electrical-mechanical system


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1971   PhD   Mechanical Engineering   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  
1968   MS   Mechanical Engineering   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  
1967   BS   Mechanical Engineering   State University of New Jersey  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1980 to 2000

 

University of Minnesota

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

 

Professor

 

1975 to 1980

 

University of Minnesota

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

 

Associate Professor

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education, the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the United States Council for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms.

Professional Appointments

Expert is a Fellow of the ASME, a Fellow of AIMBE.

Awards/Recognition

He has received numerous awards including, the 1988 ASME Mechanisms Committee Award and 1989 ASME Machine Design Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Mechanism Design or Theory.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of a large body of work published in refereed journals, textbooks and conference proceedings. He has also edited books and journals on mechanism and machine theory and biomechanical engineering.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Prentice-Hall  
 - ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering  
 - Mechanical Design and Systems Handbook, McGraw-Hill  
 - Computer Graphics and Applications  
 - Prentice-Hall  

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Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has presented a formidable number of seminars and short courses.


 

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