Engineering


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Larry George, P.E.

Mechanical Engineering Advisor

Larry George acts as a mechanical engineering advisor for the Department of Physical Science & Engineering. He earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Indiana. His background includes responsibilities in […]

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Dr. Kyung Shin Kang

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Kang has long been interested in integrating mechanical engineering technologies into bio-applications. His Ph.D. work at Pohang University of Science and Engineering (POSTECH) in Pohang, South Korea, was in design, characterization, and evaluation of an in vitro cell stimulation device using biophysical stimuli for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He also utilized additive manufacturing […]

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Dr. Josiah Kunz

Assistant Professor of Physics

Dr. Josiah Kunz is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering at Anderson University. His Ph.D. work at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Ill., was in computational and accelerator physics, specifically working on simulations of muon-based particle accelerators. Kunz’s current research at Anderson University involves designing a cross-platform 3D graphical user interface in […]

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Dr. Benjamin McPheron

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Prior to arriving at Anderson University, Dr. McPheron spent four years as an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. Dr. McPheron received his BSEE in Electrical Engineering at Ohio Northern University in 2010, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park in 2014. Dr. […]

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Terry Pahls

Senior Engineering Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Engineering

Mr. Pahls joined Anderson University in 2013 as senior engineering consultant and adjunct professor of engineering to help develop the new AU Engineering programs and curricula. Previously, he worked for more than 40 years in industry, where he held engineering and corporate leadership positions with General Motors, Detroit Edison, Remy International and I Power Energy Systems, […]

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Dr. Kyle M. Tarplee

Director of Engineering Programs

Prior to his arrival at AU, Dr. Tarplee worked for Numerica Corporation in Colorado. As a defense contractor he helped design, implement, and evaluate many multi-target tracking algorithms for the Air Force, Army, and Navy. As the principle investigator, Dr. Tarplee led a team that built an unmanned ground vehicle capable of tracking objects in the environment […]

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Dr. Willis Troy

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Troy’s research interests center on the application of radar.  Namely, using radar to measure and record motion in a variety of settings. His Ph.D. work at Baylor University in Waco, Texas was over the measurement and classification of human motion in open space and foliaged environments using a 2.45 GHz CW radar.  The radar […]

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