Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1973
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1967
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1964After 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, Dr. 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 and Aerospace Engineering Department at WVU.
Research InterestsKinematics and Dynamics of Machinery and Vehicles
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Teaching InterestsSenior Design Project Courses including the Vehicle-Baja
Industrial Projects and Energy Efficiency Projects
Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
Advanced Vibration and Dynamics
Design of Machine Components
West Virginia Professional Engineer