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Albert Karvelis PhD, Fellow-ASME
Naperville, Illinois, United States

PhD in Engineering from Penn State University. 

Practiced mechanical engineering and held management positions in industrial research, product design/development and failure analysis: Trane ( HVAC); Babcock & Wilcox Alliance Research Center ( Fossil/Nuclear Power and process control); Borg Warner Technical Center ( automotive/truck power train, chemical process); Packer Engineering (consulting, research; analysis; medical devices, wind turbines , valves). Exponent (machinery and intellectual property technical analysis). Licensed Professional Engineer until 2018 : Illinois, Wisconsin, Florida, Texas, Connecticut & Michigan.

Involved in product safety and served in American National Standards( ANSI) Committee and International Standards Organization ( ISO) writing product standards. Chair- ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers International) Powertrain Committee and active member in ASME Design Division committees including PT&G and Mechanical Engineering Education. Editor of Proceedings of the 7th International PT&G Conference ; co-author McGraw Hill –Handbook of Manufacturing Technology. Served on National Bureau of Standards/Department of Defense- Failure Prevention Group.

Taught Senior Seminars on “Safety and Ethics- in Engineering Design” and graduate level courses in fatigue, fracture mechanics and vibration at Northern Illinois University as Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Served on Industrial Liaison Committees at MIT, Purdue, University of Iowa and NIU.

Elected to Fellow- American Society of Engineering International (FeASME) in 2008. Elected to Sigma Xi- National Honorary Research Society, Appointed to National Bureau of Standards Committee -Failure Prevention.

Served as Officer in the US Navy (active duty -Naval Air ; reserve status- Office of Naval Research).

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