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Jon Duff

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Professor, Department of Technology Management, College of Technology and Innovation

Jon M. Duff received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University after undergraduate and graduate study at Purdue University. He then served on the faculty in Engineering Graphics at Ohio State from 1976-1984 and in Technical Graphics at Purdue from 1984-1997. While at Ohio State he was recognized for extracurricular activities in engineering education with induction in the TEXNIKOI Engineering Honorary. He has been recognized with the Dow Chemical Outstanding Young Faculty Award and holds the Laureate Citation from Epsilon Pi Tau, the international honorary for professionals in technology.

Professor Duff teaches a variety of courses including modeling, animation, illustration, and technical publishing, as well as professional courses in technology implementation and digital copyright. He received the Oppenheimer Award from the Engineering Design Graphics Division of the American Society for Engineering Education for his technical contributions, and was awarded the Orthogonal Medal by North Carolina State University for his influential achievements in the field of Graphics. He has served as Editor of the Engineering Design Graphics Journal as well as Chair of the Engineering Design Graphics Division of the American Society for Engineering Education. He is the author of over 70 technical papers and 20 texts on industrial graphics and has served as a consultant to education, industry, and government for over 25 years.


Ph. D., The Ohio State University, 1977
MS, Purdue University, 1973
BS, Purdue University, 1971


Technical publications, 3D modeling, rendering, and animation


Distinguished Technology Graduate, Purdue University 2007, Distinguished Service Award, EDGD/ASEE, 2004 Teacher of the Year, ASU Polytechnic, 2004 Outstanding Professor of Industrial Technology, 2003, NAIT The Orthogonal Medal, 1999, North Carolina State University The Frank Oppenheimer Award, 1993, EDGD/ASEE Dow Outstanding Young Faculty Award, 1981, ASEE

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