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Kevin Molyet

kevin mAsssociate Professor
Wade Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
(260) 665-4233 | molyetk@trine.edu

Areas of Expertise:

Machine design
Finite element analysis
Mechanical vibrations
Dynamics
Kinematics
Solid Modeling
Smart Materials

  • Piezoceramics and Magnetorheological (MR) Fluids

Degrees Earned:

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toldeo.

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo.

Work History:

Trine University | 2009 - Present

  • Associate Professor (2014 - Present)
  • Assitant Professor (2009 - 2013)

University of Toledo | 1994 - 2009

  • Adjunct Professor (2006 - 2009)
  • Graduate Assistant (1994 - 2005)

Owens Community College | 2006 - 2009

  • Adjunct Professor

ITT Technical Institute | 2006 - 2009

  • Adjunct Professor

Dana Spicer Clutch Division | 1997 Summer

  • Engineering Intern

Publications:

Ciocanel, C., Elahinia, M.H., Molyet, K.E. and Naganathan, N.G., “Design, Analysis, and Control of a Magnetorheological Fluid Based Torque Transfer Device,” International Journal of Fluid Power, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2008, pp. 19-24.

Ciocanel, C., Molyet, K.E., Naganathan, N.G. and Elahinia, M.H., “Torque Control for a MR Clutch,” 15th International Conference on Sound and Vibration, July 6-10, 2008, Daejeon, Korea.

Molyet, K.E., Ciocanel, C., Yamamoto, H. and Naganathan, N.G., “Design and Performance of a MR Torque Transfer Device,” International Journal of Fluid Power, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2006, pp. 21-28.

Ciocanel, C., Molyet, K., Yamamoto, H., Vieira, S.L. and Naganathan, N.G., “MR Fluid Behavior Under Constant Shear Rates and High Magnetic Fields Over Long Time Periods,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 128, April 2006, pp. 163-168.

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