Dr. Doane earned his PhD from the University of Louisville
in Mechanical Engineering; and he is a licensed Professional Engineer in
Indiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Missouri. Dr. Doane has over 20 years of experience
mixed in industry and academics, which included serving as chair of the
engineering department at the University of Jamestown. He is currently lead structural engineer over
structural design of overhead crane systems at Tri-State Overhead Crane. In addition to mechanical engineering
coursework, his undergraduate and graduate courses covered structural design
and structural dynamics. Graduate
research work focused on areas of wave propagation in elastic solids and
His industry background focuses on areas of material
handling, overhead cranes, and mining.
He has worked as a design engineer for conveyor companies as well as
engineering design firms. Dr. Doane
worked for Frontier Kemper as the Mechanical Engineering Manager working in
areas of underground construction and mining equipment. His work involved all areas of design from
power transmission to structural support towers.
During his career Dr. Doane has authored numerous research
papers on topics including structural health monitoring, biomechanics, and
engineering education. He is the author
of the textbook Machine Analysis with Computer Applications for Mechanical
Engineers (ISBN: 978-1118541340).