Jorge Rodriguez

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Jorge Rodriguez
(269) 276-3374
E-224 Floyd Hall, Mail Stop 5336
Mailing address: 
Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336 USA
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1986.
  • M.B.A., Finances and Information Technology, Rutgers University, 1993.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering - Design Program, University of Wisconsin at Madison.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey .
  • B.S., Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 1978.
Teaching interests: 
  • Computer-aided design/engineering (CAD/E)
  • Finite element analysis and optimization
  • Mechanical design - biomechanics
  • Dynamic analysis-ergonomics

Research projects

  • Modeling of Flexible Component
  • Hand-Arm Dynamic Modeling
  • Thermal Distortion of Sand-Binder Systems
  • Lumbar Spine Biomechanics
  • Curved Beams Analysis