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writer , Design educator , Manufacturing consultant

Thomas Joseph Vanderloop, American mechanical design educator, writer, manufacturing consultant. Certified manufacturing engineer.


Vanderloop, Thomas Joseph was born on October 19, 1949 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lee Anthony and Patricia Ann (Greenwood) Vanderloop.


Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin -Stout, Menomonie, 1973;Master of Science, University of Wisconsin -Stout, Menomonie, 1977;Education Specialist degree, University of Wisconsin -Stout, Menomonie, 1982;advisory technical certified, Chippewa Valley Technology College, 1992.


Design engineer Pierce Division Kroy Industries, Stillwater, Minnesota, 1973-1975. Design instructor Northeast Wisconsin Technology College, Green Bay, 1975-1981. Assistant professor product development University Wisconsin-Stout, 1981-1985.

Mechanical design instructor Chippewa Valley Technology College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, since 1985. Consultant, researcher Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, Rockford, Illinois, summer 1991. Design consultant Cray Research, Inc., Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, summer 1991, Nelson Industries, Inc., Wautoma, Wisconsin, summer 1990.


  • Certified manufacturing engineer.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbook) Blueprint Reading for the Machine Trades, 1983. Author: (video tape series) Geometric Tolerancing, 1990. Technical writer Arabian American Oil Company Oil Corporation, Daharan, Saudi Arabia, summer 1984.


Member Society Manufacturing Engineers (region 9 chairman 1993-1994, chair-elect, official to executive board. Senior, treasurer since 1992, secretary 1991-1992, chapter treasurer 1990-1991, chairman 1989-1990, chairman electrical 1988-1989, Service award 1990, grant 1989, Edward S. Roth grant 1988, Outstanding Faculty Advisor 1987, 90, 91).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: football, fishing, writing, woodworking, aircraft owner.


Married Linda Rose Jochimsen, August 9, 1975. Children: Molly, Hanna, Heidi, Ellie, Greta.

Lee Anthony Vanderloop

Patricia Ann (Greenwood) Vanderloop

Linda Rose Jochimsen

Molly Vanderloop

Hanna Vanderloop

Heidi Vanderloop

Ellie Vanderloop

Greta Vanderloop