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mechanical engineer

Timothy Patrick Coffield, American mechanical engineer. Achievements include over 70 United States and foreign patents and applications, primarily consumer products. Member of Product Management Association, Phi Tau Sigma.

Background

Coffield, Timothy Patrick was born on August 1, 1955 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Patrick and Judy Coffield.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1979. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, 1984.

Career

Researcher Cascade Engineering, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990—1998. Research scientist International Business Machines Corporation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1984—1988. Founder Dahti Technologies, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1998.

Product development director ITW.

Achievements

  • Achievements include over 70 United States and foreign patents and applications, primarily consumer products.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor (mechanical product, process innovations) Aeron Chair Cushion Technology for Herman Miller (Best Product of Decade by time magazine, 2000), (computer disk drive suspension for International Business Machines Corporation) Read, WriteHhead Assembly (International Business Machines Corporation Patent Award, 1987), (inovative modular system) StoryBoard Modular Systems (License to large display Company).

Membership

Member of Product Management Association, Phi Tau Sigma.

Connections

father:
Patrick Coffield

mother:
Judy Coffield