James Obermeyer

Adjunct
School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Innovation Center

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 374
  • Phone: 937-229-2999
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Selected Publications  

  • Lau, I., J. Capp, and J. Obermeyer. A comparison of frontal and side impact: Crash dynamics, countermeasures and subsystem tests. SAE Technical Paper 912896, 1991.

Selected Patents  

  • U.S. Patent 5749554: Tray assembly.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary Society
  • Pi Tau Sigma Mech. Engineering Honorary Society
  • Delphi Corporation: President Council Honors as project manager responsible for development and production of Delphi’s first integrated, sequenced cockpit for Mercedes-Benz.
  • General Motors Corporation: Extraordinary Accomplishment Award for large project to educate emergency responders in safe handling of post-crash airbags.
  • Society of Automotive Engineers: Ralph Isbrandt Award for the best 1991 juried paper on the topic of automotive safety engineering (A comparison of frontal and side impact: Crash dynamics, countermeasures and subsystem tests).

Courses Taught

  • MEE 104L
  • MEE 227L
  • MEE 431L

Degrees

  • Master of Science, Engineering Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Professional Activities

  • IT manager, BWI Group, Kettering, Ohio

Research Interests

  • 3D CAD
  • Product lifecycle management
  • 3D visualization
  • Project management
  • Automotive safety testing and simulation