Arkady S. Voloshin
Phone: (610) 758-4118
Fax: (610) 758-6224
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
Appointed to Lehigh Faculty: 1984
Ph.D. Experimental Mechanics, Tel-Aviv Univ., Israel, 1978
Dipl. Solid State Physics, Leningrad Polytechnic, USSR, 1969
Related experience - teaching, industrial, etc.:
Visiting Professor, Center for Health Engineering, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines, St. Etienne, France, 2009-2010
Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2002-2003
Henry Goldberg Visiting Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1995-96
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1984-91
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Biomedical Engineering Program, Iowa State University, 1979-84
Senior Research Officer, Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Kishinev, 1969-70
Research activities, consulting, patents, etc.:
Thermomechanical deformations in micro- and opto-electronic packages using moire interferometry. Development of the MEMS based system for evolution of cell's mechanical properties. Study of dynamic loading on the musculoskeletal system.
Technical engineering consultant to several companies.
Patent: "Passenger Monitoring Vehicle Safety Seat and Monitoring Device," 2002.
Scientific and professional societies of which a member:
Honors and awards:
2009 Elected Full Professor of the Ljubljana University, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2002 Brewer Award that recognizes contributions as a Practicing Stress Analyst, by the SEM Honors Committee.
"Academic Advisor," elected by the Presidents of the International Academy of Science, Russia "in recognition of the significant scientific achievements in the solution of the engineering problems of mechanics," May 20, 1999.
Visiting Professor, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1999 (May).
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 1998 (May).
Certificate of Recognition from NASA for "the creative development of a technical innovation"
Keynote speaker, 9th International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, "Modification in the Shock Absorption Due to Fatigue," Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 30 - July 4, 1996.
M. Hetenyi Award from the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis "for the most significant research paper published in Experimental Mechanics during the period January to December 1983".
Recent MS Theses Supervised:
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2012 – Hwa Bok Wee, PhD Thesis, "The Dynamic Model of Foot and Ankle System"
2005 - Ted Dufresne, MS Thesis, "A Bio-Mechanical Model of a Musculo-Skeletal System's Joints"