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Harold Josephs

Professor Emeritus
Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering

Josephs' areas of interest and expertise are dynamics, kinematics, bolting and joining, mechanics of materials, quality, reliability, safety and ergonomics. He is a member of the SAE, ASME< the American Society of Quality, the American Society of Safety Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the System Safety Society, the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (fellow status), the Human Factors Society, and the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers (fellow status). He holds the following registrations and certifications: Professional Engineer (Michigan), Certified Safety Professional, Certified Quality Engineer, Certified Reliability Engineer and Certified Professional Ergonomist.

Josephs has published a numerous papers, including a number of peer reviewed papers in the areas of fastening and joining, safety and ergonomics. He holds nine US patents and has delivered a number of technical seminars at Daimler Chrysler in the areas of fastening and joining, reliability, quality and safety. Dr. Josephs is the co-author of the text, “The Dynamics of Mechanical Systems, 2002 , CRC Press. He has consulted for many years in the areas of safety, ergonomics, accident reconstruction and analysis.