Steve Vander Leest is the Principal Engineer for Multicore Solutions at Rapita Systems and is a partner at squishLogic LLC. He was formerly the Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President of R&D at DornerWorks, Ltd..
From 1988 to 2017, he taught in the Engineering department at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He received tenure in 2000 and became a full professor in 2001. He served as department chair from 2006 to 2010.
Steve has published dozens of research papers on engineering technical topics, engineering education, philosophy of technology, and on the connection between Christian faith and technology. He holds two patents, with a couple more pending. A detailed listing is available in his curriculum vitae.
Steve has served as the president of the Christian Engineering Society, as a deacon, elder, and a 2016 synodical representative in the Christian Reformed Church, and as president of the Calvin Christian School Association board.
A school project when I was young got me started with a simple family tree that my Grandma Vander Leest helped me with (especially the Medendorp side). I have continued working on it ever since!
Started the VanderLeest name study project.
Steve's middle name of Henry is after his paternal grandfather.
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