Tag: Jim Bernard

Professor Emeritus Jim Bernard continues work after retirement

Growing up in Royal Oak, Michigan, near “Motor City” and being surrounded by “automobile people,” fueled Jim Bernard’s love for cars. It was also the start of his career in automobile handling, during which time he examined vehicle models using computers to predict the outcomes of various situations. Bernard—distinguished professor emeritus of mechanical engineering—earned his … Continue reading Professor Emeritus Jim Bernard continues work after retirement

Merging engineering and business: Companies start and thrive with Iowa State alumni leading the way

The laboratories and centers within the College of Engineering bring together forward-thinking minds and great entrepreneurial spirits. Dreams of startup companies and innovative technologies are often born in these collaborative spaces, and sometimes they even become reality. Although they serve very different purposes, WebFilings and Mechdyne, two Iowa companies, share many commonalities in their histories—starting … Continue reading Merging engineering and business: Companies start and thrive with Iowa State alumni leading the way