Craig J Hoff
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Kettering University, USA
Dr. Craig J. Hoff earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and is a professionally licensed engineering in the state of Michigan. He is currently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University, in Flint, Michigan, where he teaches in the areas of energy systems and automotive engineering. His specialty courses include: Introduction to Automotive Powertrains, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Propulsion, and Environmentally Benign Design and Manufacturing.
His research focus is on sustainable mobility technologies including alternative automotive powertrains and hybrid electric vehicles. He has particular expertise in modeling and testing hybrid electric vehicles and in developing in-vehicle data acquisition systems. He has provided consulting to services to many companies and government agencies, including Ricardo, Toyota, ArvinMeritor, Firestone, Ford Motor Company, the U.S. Army TARDEC, and the U.S. Department of Energy. He is an active member of SAE International, ASME, and ASEE.