Sections Speaker Series

William Chamberlin
Phone: 440-256-1598
Email: wbc@ncweb.com
Topics:

  • Fueling Our Future Transportation Needs
  • Why So Many Lubricants in My Garage?
  • They Don't Build Automobiles the Way They Used to!

Jeff Dix
Principal Engineer
Nissan Technical Center North America
Phone: 248-488-4275
Email: dixj@ntcna.nissan-usa.com
Topic: Working Toward "Virtually Zero" Motor Vehicle Fatalities

Equipment Needs: Projector for presenting a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation from a laptop. Microphone is requested if a large auditorium is planned.

Henry Dominguez
Phone: 801-425-4606
Email: dominguezh2@aol.com
Topics:

  • Edsel: The Story of Henry Ford's Forgotten Son
  • Ford Automobile Design: 1926-1951: Products & Personalities
  • The Last Days of Henry Ford

Adam Garfein, Ph.D.
Partner and Co-founder, Menawat & Co.
Co-author of Execution Dynamics and Profit Mapping
Phone: 734-429-0813
Email: adam@menawat.com
Topics:

  • Execution Dynamics: Driving Cost and Operational Efficiency
  • Predictive Operational Analytics for EBITDA Improvement
  • Operational Transformation, Execution and Profit Improvement.

Note: Will tailor talk and title for specific audience.

Richard Job
Email: Rich.w.job@icloud.com
Topics:

  • Agricultural Equipment Technology; An Overview of the State-of-the-Art Agriculture Today
  • The Homologation Process of Preparing Machinery "for sale" in Europe; A synopsis of the overall process
  • International Standards Development Process; An insight Availability

Notes: Available to speak at 5-6 section meetings. Cannot be away for more than two consecutive days.

Dave McLellan
Phone: 810-629-2777
Email: davemclellan@me.com
Websites: corvettechief.com, www.davemclellanlegal.com
Topics:

  • The C7 Corvette has redefined "Super Car."
  • Raising the Bar on the FIA 24 Hour World Endurance Record.

Equipment needs: Computer reading PowerPoint and a digital projector

Douglas Milliken
President, Milliken Research Associates Inc.
Phone: 810-629-2777
Email: doug.milliken@millikenresearch.com
Website: millikenresearch.com
Topic: Data Vehicle Dynamics Modeling Presentation Requirements:

A $500 honorarium is also requested.

"LandSpeed" Louise Ann Noeth

Principal, LandSpeed Productions
Phone: 314-692-0247
Email: tech@landspeedproductions.biz
Website: landspeedproductions.biz
Topic: Bonneville: A Century of Speed

Presentation requirements: As a freelancer, Noeth is not supported by a corporate budget, so reimbursement for travel related expenses is required (roundtrip airfare or mileage for driving, hotel, meals, etc.). A $500 honorarium is also requested.

Equipment needs: A slide projector with a zoom lens (autofocus on the remote control), screen, and if the audience is in excess of 75, a hand held, or lapel microphone Section must provide the projection system for the PowerPoint presentation. If video is desired, that equipment must also be supplied.

Availability: Limited availability in August and September, please contact early in the year to ensure availability.

Larry Rinek

Principal Consultant
Rinek Consulting Services
Phone: 408-857-5204
Email: lrinek@aol.com
Topics:

  • The Controversial F-111 Fighter/Bomber Program: An Historical Perspective
  • The Evolution of Aircraft Flight Controls: An Historical Perspective
  • Boeing's Magnificent B-52 Stratofortress Bomber
  • Defects in Aircraft Design & Materials: Engineering Lessons Learned
  • Convair F-106 Delta Dart: The Ultimate Interceptor
  • USAF B-1 Lancer: The "Bone"
  • Evolution of Rotorcraft Technology: An Historical Perspective
  • The History and Technology of Flying Wings: How Did We Get To The B-2A Bomber?
  • Evolution of US Aircraft Jet Engine Technology: An Historical Perspective

Robert (Bob) Stearns
Founder and CEO, Enlightened Leadership International
Phone: 724-933-3935
Email: bobstearns@extraordinaryperformance.com
Website: extraordinaryperformance.com
Topics:

  • Perhaps a Man Can Change the Stars!: How Engineers can lead Marketers; Executives; Customers to Thrive - You can do or be anything you want to do or be!
  • Encouraging Innovative Thinking and Action
  • Malcolm Baldrige Criteria For Performance Excellence

Peter B. Sunderland
Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Keystone Professor
Dept. of Fire Protection Engineering ,University of Maryland
Phone: 301-405-3095
Email: pbs@umd.edu
Websites: umd.edu/~pbs, fpe.umd.edu
Topic: Fire Safety of Hydrogen Vehicles

Graham White
Phone: 386-719-5587
Email: Redbaron301@earthlink.net
Topics:

  • Unlimited Power
  • R-4360: Pratt & Whitney's Major Miracle
  • Schneider Trophy Contest

Dr. Herman Tang
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Phone: 734-487-0226
Email: htang2@emich.edu
Topics:

  • Main vehicle assembly processes and operations
  • Vehicle assembly operations management
  • Continuous improvement of operational performance
  • Development of vehicle assembly systems
  • Process planning for vehicle assembly
  • Tooling development management for vehicle assembly

Mohamed Zaher
Engineering Leader, LHP Software Solutions
LHP Engineering Solutions
Pontiac, MI
Phone: 312-714-9155
Email: mhsabry@gmail.com
Topics:

  • Hybrid & Electrical Vehicles: What every automotive engineer needs to know.
  • Functional Safety: What ISO 26262 is about?
  • System Development Life Cycle: What you do not learn in school and should know.
  • Software Development in automotive industry: What you need to know coming out of school.
  • Model Based Design Software Development: Baseline of knowledge
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