Kevin Oldknow

Senior Lecturer, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Faculty Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, 2004

M.A.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, 2000

B.A.Sc., Engineering Physics, University of British Columbia, 1996

Continuing Studies

Finance for Executives, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2012

MIT/Sloan Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation, MIT/Sloan School of Management, 2009 – 2010

IRI/Kellogg Shaping Innovation Leaders, Kellogg School of Management, 2008

Contact:

Tel:
778.782.9254
Email:
koldknow@sfu.ca
Fax:
778.782.7514
Office:
SFU Surrey, Galleria 4324
Personal page

Industrial and research interests

  • System Dynamics (Modelling, Simulation and Control)
  • Vehicle / Track System Modelling, Instrumentation and Test Programs
  • Wheel / Rail Interface Mechanics and Friction Control
  • Integrated Motion and Process Control for Manufacturing
  • Product Development and Design
  • Business and Technology Strategy

Teaching interests

  • Dynamics
  • Controls
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Engineering Economics and Entrepreneurship
  • Technology and Society
  • Design Directed Engineering Education

Recently taught courses

  • MSE 102 - Applied Science, Technology and Society (2013-2016)
  • MSE 300 - The Business of Engineering, I (2013-2016)
  • MSE 352 - Digital Logic and Microcontrollers (2012)
  • MSE 380 - Dynamic Systems Modelling and Simulation (2012-2014, 2016)
  • MSE 403 - Technology Entrepreneurship I (2015, 2016)
  • MSE 404 - Technology Entrepreneurship II (2015, 2016)
  • MSE 480/780 - Manufacturing Systems (2013-2017)
  • MSE 481 - Industrial Control Systems (2013, 2015-2016)
  • MSE 884 - Advanced Dynamics (2013)
  • MSE 900 - Engineering in the Canadian Context (2015)