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 Korey Kiepert '97 designs roller coasters

Korey with a scale model of a roller coaster concept

Photo of Korey at a 90 degree bank at Hades - a roller coaster that The Gravity Group, LLC designed in the Wisconsin Dells

Korey and daughter at the Wisconsin Dells roller coaster Hades

Korey Kiepert is a design engineer with The Gravity Group that specializes in the creation of roller coasters.

He has a Professional Engineering Licensure in the state of Ohio. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering '97and Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering '99 for studying fatigue effects of composite materials.

He had three years design and engineering experience at Custom Coasters, Inc. and has participated in the design and engineering of thirteen rides, two at The Gravity Group and eleven at Custom Coasters.

Recently, Korey was featured in the article "Engineers Do What?" by Vicki Salemi on MSN Encarta.

See the The Gravity Group website with more Roller Coaster pictures.

The Gravity Group, LLC: Top: Chad Miller, Lawrence Bill, Bottom row: Korey Kiepert, Michael Graham: Founded in 2002, The core group of designers and engineers at The Gravity Group, LLC have their backgrounds in civil, structural and mechanical engineering. The Gravity Group, LLC has more design experience and expertise than any other wooden roller coaster design team. Their experience comes from work on over 40 different wooden roller coasters around the world.

 

 

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Photo credit: Korey Kiepert

December 1, 2006