Mr. VanderMolen received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering and his Master’of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
Mr. VanderMolen’s areas of expertise include vehicle and system evaluation, failure root cause analysis, destructive/nondestructive testing,reconstruction and engineering and quality standards writing and compliance. He has performed extensive analysis and simulation on analogous hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical systems and components.
Mr. VanderMolen has broad experience in materials selection and application, engineering design and analysis, process definition, hands-on testing, development and launch, supplier development and selection, and customer liaison. His skill areas are in safety- and mission-critical control systems and structures for trucks and buses, passenger cars, utility vehicles, agricultural construction and industrial equipment, and marine vessels.
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