Jennifer E. Holte
Dr. Holte has also been involved in advocating for English language learners. For over a decade she tutored immigrant children through the public schools and home visits, and she has taught Adult English as a Second Language classes through the Minnesota Literacy Council.
Dr. Holte believes serving others is an essential part of our humanity. She values the University of St Thomas' mission to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Computer aided design of planar linkage mechanisms. Contributions in the areas of transmission indices for planar-linkage mechanisms, and synthesis of mechanisms using mixed exact and approximate position and velocity specifications.
Highlighted Industrial Experiences:
Mechanism Design and Analysis for Computype, Roseville, MN and Integrated Design, Chippewa Falls, WI.
Evaluation of musculoskeletal forces and other biomedical applications: Advanced BioSurfaces, Inc. Minneapolis, MN, and Wilson Wolf Corp., Minneapolis, MN
Drafting, process control, and basic design related to metal stamping and switch assembly for MICRO SWITCH, a Division of Honeywell, Freeport, IL and Unisys Corp., Roseville, MN
Adult English as a Second Language Instructor for the Minnesota Literacy Council
"Mixed Exact-Approximate Position Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 122, no. 3, pp. 278-286, 2000 (with T. R. Chase, and A.G. Erdman).
"A Transmission Index for Planar Linkage Mechanisms," with T. R. Chase, DE-Vol. 70, Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis, Proceedings from the ASME 1994 Design Technical Conferences, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 11-14, pp. 377-386.
"Branching and Immovable Configurations" with T. R. Chase, DE-Vol. 82, Design Automation, Proceedings from the ASME 1995 Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, Sept. 17-21, vol. 1, pp. 861-866.