Dr. Eugene I. Rivin


Eugene Rivin received his Candidate of Science (Ph.D. equivalent) degree from the Moscow Machine Tool Institute and formed the Vibration Control and Advanced Machine Elements Laboratory in the Institute for Standardization in Moscow. After emigrating from the USSR to the U.S., he was principal staff engineer at Ford, where he was responsible for noise, vibration, and harshness reduction in lightweight vehicles. Since then he has been a professor at Wayne State University while spending time on projects GM and Ford, as well as the Institute for Sound and Vibration Research in Southampton, England. One of his patents on vibration isolators for machinery was in mass production for 15 years.