William Riffe

William J. Riffe is a Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at Kettering University. Riffe has been a member of the Kettering faculty since 1985, teaching courses in manufacturing processes, sheet metal forming, composite manufacturing, and problem solving. His current efforts are to help extend the entrepreneurship program across the entire institute to include all faculty and appropriate staff people. Professor Riffe is a founding member of the International Conference on Creativity in Colleges and Universities, a past member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and a past chair of the Association for Forming and Fabricating Technology for the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and Carnegie Institute of Technology, all in the field of Civil Engineering. His personal creativity has resulted in the issuing of three patents to him.