Keith Rouch, Ph.D.

Professor

Research Areas: Dynamics, Finite Elements, Vibrations

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing - ISM
163 RGAN
Lexington, KY 40506-0503
Phone: 859-218-0637
Fax: 859-257-3304
Email: rouch@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Systems Engineering, Marquette University
M.S., Agricultural Engineering, Purdue University
B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Purdue University

Appointments

1997 – 2009 Chair of Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

1993 – present Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

1996 – 1996 Interim Director, Center for Robotics and Manuf. Systems, Interim Associate Dean for Research, University of Kentucky,

1985 – 1993 Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Kentucky

1966 – 1985 Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, WI.

Publications

  1. “Transitioning To a Two-Semester Capstone Design Sequence in Mechanical Engineering”, Keith E. Rouch, William E. Murphy, Vincent R. Capece, 2007 Capstone Design Conference, June 2007.
  2. “Multi-University and Industrial Collaboration for Research-Oriented Capstone Experience”,Suzanne Weaver Smith, Keith E. Rouch, William T. Smith, Jamey D. Jacob, 2007 Capstone Design Conference, June 2007.
  3. Hamade, R.H., S.P. Manthri, F. Pusavec, K.A. Zacny, L.A. Taylor, O.W. Dillon, Jr., K.E. Rouch and I.S. Jawahir, “Compact Core Drilling in Basalt Rock using Rectangular PCD Tool Inserts: Wear Characteristics and Cutting Forces”, J. Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 210, 2010, pp. 1326-1339.
  4. Hamade, R.H., S.P. Manthri, F. Pusavec, K.A. Zacny, L.A. Taylor, K.E. Rouch, O.W. Dillon, Jr., and I.S. Jawahir, “Developing a Methodology towards Sustainable PCD Compact Core Drilling on Planet Mars”, 2009 ASME-IMECE, Orlando, FL, November 2009.
  5. Jawahir, I.S., K.E. Rouch, O.W. Dillon, Jr., L. Holloway and A. Hall, “Design for Sustainability (DFS): New Challenges in Developing and Implementing a Curriculum for Next Generation Design and Manufacturing Engineers”, Int. J. Engineering Education, Vol. 23(6), 2007, pp. 1053-1064
  6. Jawahir, I.S., K.E. Rouch, O.W. Dillon, Jr., K.J. Joshi, A. Venkatachalam and I.H. Jaafar, “Total Life-cycle Considerations in Product Design for Manufacture: A Framework for Comprehensive Evaluation”, (Keynote Paper), Proc. TMT 2006, Lloret de Mar, Barcelona, Spain, September 2006, pp. 1-10.
  7. Jawahir, I.S., A.K. Balaji, K.E. Rouch and J.E. Baker, “Towards Integration of Hybrid Models for Optimized Machining Performance in Intelligent Machining Systems”, J. Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 139(1-3), 2003, pp. 488-498.
  8. Liew, J., O.W. Dillon, Jr., K.E. Rouch, S. Das and I.S. Jawahir, “Innovative Product Design Concepts and a New Methodology for Sustainability Enhancement in Aluminum Beverage Cans”, Proc. 4th International Conference on Design and Manufacture for Sustainable Development, New Castle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, July 2005.
  9. Baker, J.R., and K.E. Rouch ,”Stability Analysis of Boring Bars with Asymmetry”, Machining Science and Technology, Volume 6, No. 2, pp. 81-95 (2002).
  10. Baker, J.R., and K.E. Rouch ,”Use of Finite Element Structural Models in Analyzing Machine Tool Chatter”, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design., Vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 1029-1046 (2002).