Jim Bernard Sr.

Jim Bernard received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1971. After holding a research position at Michigan and then a faculty position at Michigan State, he joined the Iowa State University mechanical engineering faculty in 1983. At ISU he taught a variety of courses in mechanical engineering and held several administrative positions including chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department, director of the Virtual Reality Applications Center, interim director of the Durham Computation Center and interim dean of the Engineering College. He retired from ISU in 2011 and is now adviser to the CEO of WebFilings.