Kenneth H. Means

Kenneth H.Means,PhD
Associate Professor
Departement of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone:(304)293-3141
Fax:(304)293-6689
Email:ken.means@mail.wvu.edu

Teaching Awards And Innovative Instructional Contributions

  • Three Schools in Ohio County, WV Certified as Energy Star Buildings .
  • Projects With Industry Program named one of the top 29 programs nationwide, November 2012 .
  • Outstanding Teacher Award for CEMR 2011, May 2012 .
  • 30 Year WV State Service Recognition from Governor Tomblin.
  • Student Senior Design Team wins NASA Lunar Award.
  • 25 Year Service in ASME.
  • 25 Year Service Award from SAE.
  • Became a Life Member of ASHRAE in 2009.
  • 2007 Worrell Award for Service to the MAE Department .
  • Service Award from NCEES for work developing the Mechanical PE Exam 11/07.
  • Inducted into Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary as an Eminent Engineer April 2006.
  • CEMR Teacher of the Year for 2003-2004.
  • 2002 Honorable Mention for Excellence in Technology Transfer.
  • CEMR Outstanding Teacher for 2003-2004 .
  • 2002 Honorable Mention for Excellence in Technology Transfer for the AutoROPS System by the Federal Laboratory Consortium.
  • Industries of the Future 2002 IETC "Energy Award" Recipient.
  • Recognition Award from SAE in 2002 for Hosting the Mini-Baja East at WVU.
  • SAE Faculty Advisor Award 2001.
  • Named to Governor Wise's Energy Task Force in 2001.
  • Who's Who in Engineering in 2000.
  • NCEES Distinguished Service Award in 1994.
  • SAE Ralph Teetor Award for Education in 1985.
  • Two Recognition Awards for Hosting the SAE Mini-Baja Competition in 1995.
  • SAE Faculty Advisor Award 1995.
  • ACMAE Outstanding Teacher 1999-2000.
  • Outstanding Teacher 1998-1999 .
  • Outstanding Teacher 1993-1994 .
  • Outstanding Teacher 1992-1993 .
  • Outstanding Graduate Teacher 1990-1991.
  • Procter & Gamble Outstanding Technical Paper Award in Mechanisms 1988 (ASME).
  • Procter & Gamble Outstanding Technical Paper Award in Mechanisms 1985 .
  • Member of the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers 1981 through 1996.