Paul Nutter is an Associate Professor and dept. chair at Ohio Northern University, teaching manufacturing technology since 2000. He has 26 years’ experience in industrial and manufacturing engineering, primarily with Rockwell Automotive. Paul and his wife Tana have 4 children, plus one deceased from diabetes, and 5 grandchildren. He enjoys motorcycling, Do-It-Yourself home and vehicle projects, and science fiction movies.
Professionally Paul is active in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers as faculty advisor for SME Student Chapter S186, and is chair for the national SME Manufacturing Knowledge Base WIKI committee. He previously served as chair of the SME Technical Community Steering Committee, the Automated Manufacturing and Assembly Community, the Simulation Technical Group, and Student Relations Subcommittee, along with SME Member Council and SME Youth Program Task Force. Paul received the 2009 national SME Award of Merit.
Paul has been active in the community, previously serving the United Way of Hardin County as President and General Campaign Chairperson. His involvement with Lions Clubs International has included the Ohio Northern University and Kenton Lions Clubs, the Ohio Lions as State Leadership Development Chairman, and most recently as the Ohio Lions-Quest Chairman for positive youth development and abuse prevention. He has also been active with his church, including lectoring, Eucharistic ministry, Men's Fellowship, and Serra Club to promote religious vocations.
- MBA 1985, Ohio University, Athens, OH
- BSIT (Industrial Technology) 1974, Ohio University, Athens, OH
- Computer Aided Design (CAD)
- Manufacturing Simulation
- Manufacturing Management and Quality Assurance
- Metallic Materials and Processes
- Ergonomics and Work Measurement
- 3D Visualization
- Advanced CAD applications
- Product Life-cycle management
- Project Management