Author Joe Walter


Joe presently enjoys teaching vehicle dynamics and subjects related to tire materials and mechanics at The University of Akron. He previously served as vice president of the Bridgestone Americas Research Center in Akron and president of the Bridgestone European Technical Center in Rome. Joe obtained graduate and undergraduate degrees in engineering from Virginia Tech a long time ago.

Opinion: Joe Walter 

TTI’s technical editor explains why maintaining tire pressure remains a persistent problem in pneumatic tire…

Sustainable tire materials

Fossil fuels collectively supply about 85% of today’s world energy; of this amount, transportation powered…