Kevin P. Meade

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus


Certificate in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Orthotics Center, Northwestern University, 2004
Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Northwestern University, 1982
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1978
B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1974

Research Interests

  • Orthopaedic biomechanics
  • Elasticity
  • Fracture mechanics

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

American Society for Engineering Education

American Academy of Mechanics

American Society of Biomechanics


Pi Tau Sigma

Graduation with Honors, IIT, 1974

Royal E. Cabell Fellow, Northwestern University, 1981-82

Tau Beta Pi

IIT Faculty Research Fellowship, 1984-85


Solid mechanics

Kevin Meade

Contact Information

312.567.3179 312.567.7230 RE-225E