Robert HarderRobert Harder, PhD
Chair of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Bob Harder (BS and MS Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University; PhD Materials Science and Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology) has been actively involved in both academic research and industrial consulting since coming to George Fox in 1988. His main areas of professional interest include combustion modeling and emissions control, dynamic systems, contact mechanics, and tribology. Bob's teaching responsibilities include: thermodynamics, heat transfer and combustion, emissions and air pollution. His hobbies are family, farming, soccer and guitar.