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Engineering educator

Peter Heinrich Meckl, American engineering educator. Farny scholar, 1980, General Electric Foundation fellow, 1981, Nippon Electric Corporation fellow, 1990-1992. Tenor Bach Chorale, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1989. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Background

Meckl, Peter Heinrich was born on January 18, 1958 in Ingolstadt, Federal Republican Germany. Came to the United States, 1967, naturalized, 1976. Son of Anton Josef and Doris Elfriede (Faktor) Meckl.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1981. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988.

Career

Co-op student International Harvester Company, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1978-1981. Consultant Dolan-Jenner Industries, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, 1984-1985. Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1988-1994, associate professor, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Tenor Bach Chorale, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1989. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: choir singing, travel, swimming, reading, stamp collecting.

Connections

Married Marie Elaine Peters, June 2, 1985. Children: Paul Michael, Kristina Maria, Kayla Michelle.

father:
Anton Josef Meckl

mother:
Doris Elfriede (Faktor) Meckl

spouse:
Marie Elaine Peters

child:
Paul Michael Meckl

child:
Kristina Maria Meckl

child:
Kayla Michelle Meckl