John R. Steffen Ph.D., P.E.


Dr. John Steffen obtained his B.S.M.E. from Valparaiso University, M.S.M.E. from The University of Notre Dame, and Ph.D. from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

His areas of interest include Machine Design, Mechanisms and Mechanism Synthesis, Finite Element Analysis, and Experimental Stress Analysis. .

Dr. Steffen is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and the Alfred W. Sieving Chair, Emeritus, in Engineering at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso IN. He is an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).