Meet Thomas Barkimer
Trine University - Allen School of Engineering
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Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, Ohio Northern University; Master of Science in business analytics, Indiana University
Tom Barkimer is an assistant professor of plastics in the design engineering technology department in Trine University’s Allen School of Engineering & Technology. He has more than 40 years of industry experience in materials engineering, with areas of expertise in polymers, composites and coatings. In 2013, Barkimer retired after 33 years with Navistar where he was the chief engineer in materials and fastener engineering.
In his spare time, Barkimer enjoys playing golf, officiating basketball and football, and woodworking. He has been married for 43 years and has three children and four grandchildren.