Dr. Oai Ha is currently an Assistant Professor in mechanical engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology at Western Carolina University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Engineering Education, M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and an M.S. degree in Management.
Martin L. Tanaka’s interests include the development of innovative biomedical devices and the study of human dynamics and neuromuscular control. He has extensive knowledge of product design stemming from over a decade of experience designing commercial products in industry. Tanaka is a licensed professional engineer and a fellow of ASME. He earned degrees are in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University. Dr. Tanaka is currently an Associate Professor at Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA (http://paws.wcu.edu/mtanaka/ ).
Dr. Sudhir Kaul is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Western Carolina University in North Carolina. Dr. Kaul earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2006 and has held academic positions since 2008. His research interests include dynamic modeling for vibration isolation, motorcycle dynamics, fracture diagnostics, and engineering education. Dr. Kaul’s industry experience includes development of vibration isolation systems and the design and development of motorcycle powertrains and hydraulic systems.
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