James (Jim) Heise

Title(s):

Professor of Practice
Mechanical Engineering

Office

1243 Hoover Hall
528 Bissell Rd.
Ames, IA 50012

Information

Professional Experience

Twenty-five years experience as Engineering Manager and Design Engineer with the following companies: John Deere Corporation; General Motors Corporation; Hydrotile Machinery Company; Omega Cabinets, Ltd; Square D Company; Maytag Corporation; Whirlpool Corporation; Blackhawk Engineering; H&H Machine Tool Company.

Education

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University
  • AS, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Hawkeye Community College

Interest Areas

  • Product Design Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Design for Lean Sigma / Six Sigma
  • Design for Lean Sigma / Six Sigma
  • Transportation design / Vehicle Dynamics
  • Human/Product Interface Design
  • SAE Design Competition Series
  • NASA Robotic Mining Competition
  • Lunar/Mars surface systems for mining and exploration

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