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Dr. Greg R. Luecke --

Dr. Greg R. Luecke, PhD, PE

  • Associate Professor
Dr. Greg Luecke is an Associate Professor at Iowa State University in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his BSME from University of Missouri-Columbia in 1979, and worked in the aerospace industry in electro-hydraulic flight controls at McDonnell-Douglas Corp and Sikorsky Aircraft for ten years before earning his PhD and pursuing a career in teaching and research. He earned an MS degree from Yale University in 1986 and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University in 1992.

Dr. Luecke's research in robotics, systems, and controls began at ISU in 1992, when he joined the faculty in the Mechanical Engineering Department. He is currently an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, with appointments in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. His work deals with the analysis, modeling, and simulation of dynamic systems with particular focus on applied real-time controls. The major emphasis is to develop accurate simulation tools for use in real-time computation applied to computer-controlled and mechatronic systems.

Along with his extensive industry experience, he is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Iowa (#14068) and the State of Maine (#12175). He performs technical consulting in dynamic systems, controls, robotics, simulation, and mechatronics.

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2016 Black Engr.
2529 Union Dr.


  • 1992 Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • 1987 M.S., Yale University
  • 1979 B.S.M.E., University of Missouri-Columbia