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.