Ronald A. L. Rorrer

Ronald A. L. Rorrer, Ph.D., P.E., received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from VPI & SU. He has worked in precision mechanical design engineering in aerospace and in advanced materials research in the rubber industry. He also performs consulting in mechanical design and polymer and composites materials. He performs research in bioengineering, polymers and composites, tribology and automotive related topics. He is currently an Associate Professor and Director of Motorsports at the University of Colorado Denver.

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