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Mechanical engineering educator

David Albert Hoeltzel, American mechanical engineering educator. Recipient Travel award National Science Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, 1986, Kodak-American Society of Mechanical Engineers Design Automation award for outstanding contribution to the field of design automation, 1991; United States Army Research Office grantee, 1986-1989, 90-92, National Science Foundation grantee, 1989, Jaffin Foundation grantee, 1987-1992.


Hoeltzel, David Albert was born on March 18, 1954 in Brooklyn. Son of Albert George and Josephine (Plump) Hoeltzel.


Bachelor of Engineering, Cooper Union College, 1978; Master in Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1979; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1984.


Director research, Metropolitan Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1981-1984; assistant professor mechanic engineering, Columbia University, New York City, 1984-1989; associate professor mechanic engineering, Columbia University, New York City, since 1989; research affiliate, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute, New York City, since 1985. Expert witness Kane, Dalsimer, Inc., New York City, since 1989. Technical advisor research advanced concepts, Pitney Bowes Corporation, since 1992.


Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate technical editor Journal Mechanical Design, since 1993), International Society Electrical and Electronics Engineers (affiliate), New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Artificial Intelligence, Association Computing Machinery (affiliate).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, running, woodworking, antique restoration, sailing.


Married Mary Theresa Agoglia, August 26, 1984.

Albert George Hoeltzel

Josephine (Plump) Hoeltzel

Mary Theresa Agoglia