Ken Bloemer

Director, Innovation Center
Staff
School of Engineering: Office of the Dean

Profile

Experience

  • Eureka! Ranch International Ltd., President Invention Group
  • TechSolve, Inc., Executive Vice President Business Development 
  • Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Operations Project Manager, Director Recruiting and Associate

Development

  • Bloemer, Meiser & Westerkamp LLC, Founder and Managing Partner
  • Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences, Manager Industrial Engineering Services
  • Air Force Materiel Command, Program Manager, Senior Engineer

Selected Patents

  • Bloemer, Kenneth; Meiser, Daniel; Westerkamp, Edward. 2005. Method and apparatus for reciprocating an infant support. U.S. Patent 6,966,082, filed November 4, 2003, and issued November 22, 2005.
  • Bloemer, Kenneth; Meiser, Daniel; Westerkamp, Edward. 2008. Apparatus and method for reciprocating a person. U.S. Patent 7,395,560, filed October 25, 2005, and issued July 8, 2008.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1993
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, 1981
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, 1980

Professional Activities

  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • National Collegiate Innovators and Inventors Alliance
  • United Inventors Association, Grants Committee Chair

Research Interests

  • Innovation and new product development
  • Entrepreneurship

Media Expertise