John H. Hamilton, MSME PE
17252 N Highway 215
Since 2002, Assistant Professor in the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Mechanical Engineering Department. Previously, worked as a full-time consulting engineer assisting professionals in both industry and the legal community. Has worked in industry as a manufacturing and plant engineer and has been responsible for the safety of an industrial plant with over 300 employees. Provides consulting to industries, individuals, and attorneys in a wide range of safety and machine design issues. Examples include agricultural and industrial machine guarding cases, and agricultural and industrial safety systems.
MSME 1997, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Study in Thermal Systems
BSME 1990, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Professional Engineer License
Licensed Professional Engineer registered in Arkansas
Previous Work Experience
Senior Engineer, Ryan Engineering, Inc., Siloam Springs, Arkansas, 1998-2002. Duties included industrial consulting and serving as an expert witness.
Instructor, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, 1996-1998. Taught undergraduate Science and Engineering classes.
Instructor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, Summer 1996, Summer 1997, Fall 1999. Taught undergraduate Thermodynamics classes.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1994-1996. Responsible for helping undergraduate students learn basic engineering principles.
Independent Consultant, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1994-1998. Various consulting projects included performing energy analysis on infrared space heaters to completing federally required hazardous material emissions reports.
Plant Engineer, FM Corporation, Rogers, Arkansas, Nov 1991-1994, Summer 1997. Responsibilities included facility and equipment upgrades and revisions and plant-wide compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
Manufacturing Engineer, FM Corporation, Rogers, Arkansas, Jan-Nov 1991. Responsibilities included designing and improving manufacturing processes and communicating with customers as needed.
Engineering & Design Experience
Courses Taught and Academic Experience
Created and teach Design for Safety, a senior level mechanical engineering elective.
Serves as mentor for senior design projects involving industrial applications.
Researched feasibility of two-phase effervescent fluid atomization of a liquid by means of a liquid chemical reaction for the purpose of hypersonic air travel.
Researched the effect of molecular mass of an atomizing gas in effervescent atomization applications.
Publications and Articles
“Two-Phase Effervescent Atomization Via a Liquid-Liquid Chemical Reaction,” University of Arkansas Press, 1997
“Hazard Analysis,” Plant Engineering, December 2002
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Guide to Voluntary Compliance
Manufacturer Training of Programming Various PLCs
Various seminars on Environmental Compliance
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)