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Mechanical engineering educator

Kornel F. Ehmann, American Mechanical engineering educator.


Ehmann, Kornel F. was born on September 14, 1945 in Novi-Sad, Yugoslavia. Came to the United States, 1977. Son of Franz and Rosina (Fernbach) Ehmann.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1970. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University Wisconsin, 1979.


Assistant lecturer department Mech. Engineering, University Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1970-1976; research assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1977-1979; research associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1980-1981; assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1981-1985; associate professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1985-1990; professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1990. Consultant Alcoa, Davenport, Iowa, International Business Machines Corporation, Endicott, New York, Johnson Wax, Racine, Wisconsin, Ford, Detroit, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, Poly-Hi, Fort Wayne, Indiana, General Motors, Warren, Michigan, General Electric, Burlington, Vermont Edstrom & Carlson, Rockford, Illinois, General Dynamics, Fort Worth.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate, editor transactions Journal Engineering for Industry, reviewer Journal Dynamic Systems, Measurements and Control, Journal Mechanisms, Transmissions and Automation in Design, Journal Tribology, member executive committee production engineering division 1991-1995, chair 1995), International Institute Production Engineering Research (CIRP) (correspondent), NAm. Manufacturing Research Institute (senior ), Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior ), Sigma Xi.


Married Svetlana Karabegovic, August 7, 1971. Children: Peter, Andreas F.

Franz Ehmann

Rosina (Fernbach) Ehmann

Svetlana Karabegovic

Peter Ehmann

Andreas F. Ehmann