Robert W. Stephenson                                                          MET Home

rstephe2@spsu.edu

 

  • Part time faculty member since 2005
  • Independent consultant with over 20 years of industry experience, including employment with General Electric, Siemens Energy and Automation, and Rockwell Automation
  • Professional Engineer registered in the state of Kentucky
  • Outside interests: Corvettes and flying airplanes

 

Education

·        Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1979

·        M.S. Engineering Mechanics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1983

·        Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1990

 

Professional Areas of Experience and Interest

·        Rotor dynamics of industrial machinery

·        Vibration testing and analysis

·        Finite element analysis and other numerical techniques

·        General machine design

·        Design and analysis of fluid film bearings

 

Course Information

·        ENGR 3122 Dynamics Fall 2008

·        ENGR 3122 Dynamics Summer 2008

·        MET 4124 Vibrations Spring 2008

·        MET 4124 Vibrations Spring 2007

·        MET 4124 Vibrations Fall 2009