IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Peter Hylton

  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Director of Motorsports Engineering
Peter Hylton

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  • Grand Canyon University, Doctorate of Education (EdD), Ph.D., 05/2013
  • IUPUI, Applied Mathematics (MS), MA/MS, 05/2007
  • Purdue University, Mechanical Engineering (MS), MA/MS, 12/1982
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering (BS), BA/BS, 05/1979

Professional Experience

  • Engineer for Rolls-Royce (previously Allison Gas Turbines), 5/2013 - 5/2013

Selected Publications

  • Hylton, P. & Russomanno, D., (2014). “Motorsports Engineering: Bridging the Divide Between Engineering and Technology with an Industry Focused Curriculum,” Journal of Engineering Technology, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 32-40., 9/2014
  • Hylton, P. (2014). “The Leadership Cube: Examining the Balance Between Leadership Attention to Product, People and Process,” Technology Interface International Journal, Vol. 14 No.2, pp. 26-33, 9/2014
  • Hylton, P., Borme, A., Kaufman, C., Corso, C., & Lucas, P. (2012). “Academia and Motorsports Industry Partner for Enhanced Performance,” Momentum, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 7-9., 6/2013
  • Hylton, P., Borme, A., Barber, K., Lucas, P. & Beard, L. (2011). “Impact of Motorsports Engineering on Automotive Performance,” International Journal of Modern Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 32-36., 9/2011
  • Hylton, P. (2011). “Where is the Transformational Leadership in Engineering Education?,” International Technology Interface Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 66-69., 6/2011
  • Hylton, P. (2010). “Using Motorsports Design Concepts to Further STEM Education,” Journal of Technology Studies, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 12-15., 9/2010
  • Hylton, P. & Otoupal, W. (2009). “Engaging Secondary School Students in Pre-Engineering Studies to Improve Skills and Develop Interest in Engineering Careers,” The International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 119-125., 7/2009
  • Hylton, P. (2006). “Technical Risk Management as the Connectivity in a Capstone Design Course,” Journal of Mechanical Engineering Technology, Vol. 23., No. 1, pg 48-53., 6/2006

Awards, Honors, and Certifications

  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar - University of Lancaster, UK, 1/2015
  • Sports Car Club of America Hall of Fame, 3/2014
  • Woolf Barnato Award Recipient, 1/2007


Motorsports Engineering Technical Risk Management Rotordynamic Analysis System Dynamics Mechanical System Integration Mechanical System Design and Analysis


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