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Kenneth Means

Professor Emeritus - Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering

After receiving a BSME degree five years were spent working in the aerospace industry working for Martin Marietta Corp. and Westinghouse Electric Corp. In 1973, after receiving a PhD, Means worked as a private consulting engineer in the construction industry performing HVAC design.

In 1981, he joined WVU as an assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics. He is currently a full professor in the Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering Department at WVU.


Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1973 

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1967 

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1964