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Jeffrey Bolton

Advanced Instructor

 

Research Areas

  • Dynamics and Control

Research Interests

Improving student learning in online mechanics-based engineering courses.

Improving engineering mechanics courses through the development of customized and individualized instructional tools, student problem sets, and feedback mechanisms.

Education

Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2010, Engineering Mechanics

M.S., Virginia Tech, 2006, Engineering Mechanics

B.S., Virginia Tech, 2004, Engineering Science and Mechanics

Awards and Honors

2019 – 2020 Student Government Association of Bluefield State University Faculty Member of the Year in the School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science

2018 – 2019 Student Government Association of Bluefield State University Faculty Member of the Year in the School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science

2016 Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia Professor of the Year

2016 Student Government Association of Bluefield State University Blue Star Award for Excellent Leadership

2014 Bluefield State University Outstanding Faculty of the Year

2010 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Sporn Award

Publications

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Statics – SI Version. 9th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2020.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics – SI Version.9th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2020.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Statics. 9th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2018.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics. 9th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2018.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Statics – SI Version. 8th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2016.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics – SI Version. 8th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2016.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Statics. 8th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2015.

Meriam, J. L., L. G. Kraige, and J. N. Bolton. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics. 8th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2015.

Bolton, J. N. and Kraige, L. G., Dual-Plane Automatic Ball Balancing of an Elastically-Mounted Cylindrical Body. in ASME 2010 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. 2010. State College, PA.