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Keith Hekman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Senate Member

Office Phone: (951) 343-4974
Office Location: School of Engineering Building, Room 210L
Office Hours: MW 1:00-3:00TR 10:00-12:00

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology 1997
M.S. Mechanical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology 1994
B.S. Engineering Calvin College 1992

Courses Taught

EGR 122 Visualization Languages I
EGR 331 Signals and Systems
EGR 335 Data Acquisition, Design and Visualization
EGR 401 Capstone Design
EGR 402 Capstone Design & Presentation
EGR 431 Control Systems
EGR442 Comp-Aided Engrng Desgn & Visualization


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

* Dynamics
* Controls
* Vibrations
* Teaching Methodology


Teaching Experience

* Calvin College
* The American University in Cairo


Church Membership & Activities

Trinity Presbyterian Church


Interests & Hobbies

* Recumbent Bicycles
* Electric Bicycles
* Wife Rana and daughters Naomi and Sophia


Personal Philosophy

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us,
that we should be called children of God! 1John 3:1

The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But deliverance is of the Lord.
Proverbs 21:31 NKJV