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Jack Phlipot

Jack Phlipot
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2316

Cell Phone: 260.438.0258


Office: Zollner Engineering Center, Room 235C


Professor Phlipot’s background includes extensive experience in orthopedic medical device design and marketing. He has cultivated strong relationships with several medical device manufacturers in the “Orthopaedic Capital of the World,” Warsaw, Indiana. He brings much industry experience to the program and incorporates it into the class lectures and projects. His use of project-based learning (PBL) fully engages students in their learning; it improves their ability to work in a team and it helps them refine their critical thinking skills. The primary focus of this program is to develop students into career-ready engineers.

My Office Hours

  • MTWRF: 1 – 2 pm
  • MWF: 2 – 3 pm

Classes I Teach

  • BME 3800 – Medical Device Design Project I
  • BME 3810 – Medical Device Design Project II
  • BME 4960 – BME Sr. Project I
  • BME 4961 – BME Sr. Project II
  • EGR 2600 – Materials Science
  • EGR 3600 – CAD I – Parametric Modeling
  • IIT 1000 – University Experience

My Academic Advising Roles

Biomedical Engineering

Educational Background

  • MBA, Marketing, Management, and HR, Indiana Tech (2004)
  • B.S., Manufacturing, Bowling Green State University (1986)

Professional Experience

  • Biomet Orthopedics, Inc., Marketing Manager, Arthroscopy Products, 2003-2005; Marketing Product Manager, Extremity Products, 1999-2003; Product Development Engineer, Hip and Shoulder Systems Development, 1996-1999
  • Starcraft Automotive, Inc., Advanced Design Engineer, Research and Development Engineering, 1994-1996
  • Zimmer, Inc., Development Engineering, Knee Systems Development, 1992-1994; Project Manager, Hip/Knee Project Management, 1990-1992; Process Engineer, Packaging, 1988-1990