Stanley H. Johnson
Phone: (610) 758-4111
Fax: (610) 758-6224
Department of mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
Appointed to Lehigh Faculty: 1973
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1973
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1967
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1962
Related experience - teaching, industrial, etc.:
Staff Consultant, Research and Test Center, U.S. Golf Association, Far Hills, NJ, 1991-present
Computer Scientist, Mathematics and Statistics Section, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, 1981-82
Systems Analyst, International Coal Refining Co., Air Products and Chemicals subsidiary, Allentown, PA, 1980-81
Summer Faculty Fellow, Dryden Flight Research Center, National Aviation and Space Administration, Edwards, CA, 1974 and 1975
Systems Engineer, Data Processing Division, International Business Machines Corp., Cambridge, MA, 1965-1967
Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 1961-1965
Head of the Mechanical Systems Division of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 1990-1993
Assistant Engineer at:
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 1961
Boeing Airplane Company, Seattle, WA, 1960
U.S. Naval Ordnance Research Laboratory, Corona, CA, 1959
Union Carbide Nuclear Company, Pine Creek, CA, 1958
Research activities, consulting, patents, etc.:
Research on the numerical dynamic simulation of reacting and diffusing systems in the process and energy fields. Participating guest at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Staff consultant to the U.S. Golf Association Research and Test Center.
"Apparatus and Method for Determining the Inertia Matrix of a Rigid Body," Patent No. 5,309,753, granted May 10, 1994.
"Apparatus for Measuring the Coefficient of Friction of a Golf Bal," Patent No. 6,016,685, granted January 25, 2000.
States in which registered:
Registered Professional Engineer in Control System Engineering in the State of California since 1979; certificate number 4814.
Scientific and professional societies of which a member:
Pi Tau Sigma
Honors and awards:
NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, 1974, 1995
Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1989
Pi Tau Sigma Teacher of Year Award, 1989
Recent Ph.D. and M.S. Theses and/or Project Reports Supervised:
(contact the department for a copy)
2004 - Steven J. Quintavalla, Ph.D. Thesis: "Characterization of the High and Low Strain Rate Behavior of a Filled, Crosslinked Elastomer" (.pdf, 1.25MB)
2003 - Martina J. Reale, MS Thesis: "Rigid Body Parameter Estimation via Quasilinearization"