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Full name: 
Joseph Goldenburg
Job title: 
Senior Research Engineer
; Mechanical Systems Section Leader; Hardware Program Manager
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Mr. Goldenburg grew up in Atlanta and attended Georgia Tech where he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in operations research in 1992 and 1994, respectively. As an undergraduate and graduate student, Mr. Goldenburg started his career in product development and testing by working as a co-op student employee at Lexmark International. Mr. Goldenburg has held various engineering and management positions in new product R&D, where he has focused on product quality through design for manufacturing, testing, and procurement. Immediately prior to joining Georgia Tech NEETRAC in 2009, Mr. Goldenburg was the chief R&D engineer for Siemens Energy & Automation A/C Controls business.

At NEETRAC, Mr. Goldenburg manages the mechanical section and enjoys consulting with the Center's members and helping them solve many unusual problems.

Research interests: 
  • Mechanical failure and performance analysis of components and assemblies
  • Temperature prediction and heat transfer in electrical components
  • Measurement uncertainty, error, and sensitivity
  • Engineering tools and decision support
  • Product documentation methods including design drawings, manufacturing process sheets, test methods and standards, installation instructions, and procurement specifications
  • Professional Engineer, Georgia
  • Member, IEEE/PES
  • Member, ASTM
  • Member, ASQ

US Patent 6,860,641, Faceplate electrostatic discharge attenuating waveguide, March 1, 2005.

Last revised November 30, 2015