John M. Starkey

John Starkey

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: +1 765 49-48607

Degrees

  • B.S. Ohio State, '78
  • M.S. Ohio State, '79
  • Ph.D. Michigan State, '82

Research Interests

  • Machine design

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding SAE Faculty Adviser, 1992. Awarded by SAE. Presented with award at Congress and Exposition, March 1992.
  • Recognition Award, 1993, Awarded by SAE for 5 years of service as Faculty Advisor of the Purdue Student Branch.
  • Ruth and Joel Spira Award, 1994, for Curriculum Development and Overall Service to the School of Mechanical Engineering.
  • ASME Curriculum Award, 1994, Honorable Mention for Innovations in Engineering Design Education.
  • SAE Ralph R. Teetor Award, 1995, for significant teaching and research contributions in the area of mobility technology. Award presented at the 1995 SAE Congress and Exposition honors banquet.
  • Outstanding SAE Faculty Adviser, 1998. Awarded by SAE. Presented with award at Congress and Exposition, March 1999.
  • Harry L. Solberg Award, April 2006. Presented annually to an outstanding teacher in the Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering, selected by its student body for excellence in teaching.
  • Harry L. Solberg Award, April 2010. Presented annually to an outstanding teacher in the Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering, selected by its student body for excellence in teaching.
  • Ten Select Publications

    Smith, D. E., and Starkey, J. M., "The Effects of Model Complexity on the Performance of Automated Vehicle Steering Controllers: Controller Development and Evaluation," Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 23, No. 8, November, 1994, pp. 627 - 645.

    Starkey, J. M., Ramadhyani, S., and Bernhard, R. J., "An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design for Sophomores at Purdue University," ASEE Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 83, No. 4, October 1994, pp. 317-323.

    Smith, D. E., and Starkey, J. M., "Automated Emergency Steering Using Continuous Gain Equations," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 16, No. 1, January 1995, pp. 1 - 14.

    Smith, D. E., and Starkey, J. M., "The Effects of Model Complexity on the Performance of Automated Vehicle Steering Controllers: Model Development, Validation and Comparison," Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 24, No. 2, March 1995, pp. 163 - 181.

    Granat, K., and Starkey, J. M., "Use of Interpolated Eigenvectors to position Coupling Elements between Substructures, Part I: Theory," Modal Analysis, the International Journal of Experimental and Analytical Modal Analysis, 11, (1 and 2), pp. 10 - 25, July, 1996.

    Granat, K., and Starkey, J. M., "Use of Interpolated Eigenvectors to position Coupling Elements between Substructures, Part II: Applications," Modal Analysis, the International Journal of Experimental and Analytical Modal Analysis, 11, (1 and 2), pp. 26 - 38, July, 1996.

    Morse, P., and Starkey, J. M., "A Force-Based Roll Center Model for Vehicle Suspensions," 1996 SAE Transactions, Journal of Passenger Cars, Volume 105, Section 6, pp. 2121 - 2132. September 1997.

    D'Souza, J. M., and Starkey, J. M., "A Force-Based Suspension Modeling Approach for Vehicle Steady-State Handling," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol 19, No. 2, 1998, pp. 167 - 186.

    Smith, D, Benton, R, and Starkey, J. M., "Nonlinear-Gain-Optimized Controller Development and Evaluation for Automated Emergency Vehicle Steering," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol 24, No 1, 2000.. pp. 79 – 99.

    Talbot, Michael S., and Starkey, John M., "An Experimentally Validated Physical Model of a High-Performance Automotive Mono-Tube Damper," SAE 2002 Transactions – Journal of Passenger Cars: Mechanical Systems.Vol ?? No. ??, 2002, pp 2422 – 2439.