Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1968
Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1966
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1964
Academic Experience at N.C. A&T State University
7/2010 – date Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
7/2008 – 7/2010 Assistant Professor, University Studies
1/2007 – 7/2008 Lecturer, University Studies
7/2006 – 12/2006 Adjunct Lecturer, University Studies
Prior Academic Experience at Guilford County Schools
7/2004 – 7/2006 Math Teacher, Andrews High School, High Point, NC
Management Recruiters of Thomasville, Owner and President, responsible for all recruiting and business functions, 10/99 - 6/2002, full time
Independent Machine Company, Fairfield, NJ , Director of Operations, responsible for all materials, manufacturing, assembly, and testing operations of this web processing machine designer and manufacturer. 1997 – 1999, full time
Tempo Technology Corporation, Somerset, NJ, VP of Manufacturing, responsible for all manufacturing operations for this saw diamond and polycrystalline diamond manufacturer. 1995 – 1997, full time.
Hevi-Duty Electric, Goldsboro, NC, Vice President and Assistant General Manager. responsible for all power transformer operations 1994 – 1995, full time.
Hevi-Duty Electric, Goldsboro, NC, VP of Engineering. responsible for all engineering of electrical transformers, fire stops, heat trace, switching, and transformer decommissioning and remanufacturing services, 1990 – 1994, full time.
General Electric Medium Power Transformer Department, Rome, GA, Product Design Manager, responsible for all engineering, design, and drafting services, 1986 – 1989 full time
General Electric Medium Power Transformer Department, Rome, GA, Design Automation Manager, responsible for all engineering computer design and drafting projects, 1982 – 1986, full time
General Electric Medium Power Transformer Department, Rome, GA, Senior Development Engineer, responsible for developing more accurate methods of predicting temperatures in electrical transformer disc windings, 1979 – 1972, full time.
General Electric Large Power Transformer Department, Pittsfield, MA, Senior Development Engineer - Thermal, responsible for developing more accurate methods of predicting transformer layer winding temperatures, 1972 – 1979.
General Electric Lighting Systems Department, Hendersonville, NC, Development Engineer, responsible for developing methods for predicting temperatures in luminaires, 1968 – 1972, full time.
Certifications or Professional Registrations
Registered Professional Engineer, New York State (inactive)
Registered Professional Engineer, State of California (inactive)
Current membership in professional organizations
Member of ASME
Honors and awards
Received the General Electric Power Systems Engineering Award for a film insulation monitoring project - 1984.
Chair of the Mechanical Engineering ABET/SACS undergraduate effort 2011 – date
Member of the ME Lab Committee 2010 - date
Member of the Thermal-fluids subject committee 2010 - date
Contributed to the development of competency exams for doctoral qualifying in refrigeration and A/C 2012
Advisor for 21 undergraduate students 2010 - date
Provided analysis and curving of all test scores for the UNST Analytical Reasoning course (about 1000 students per semester) 2007 – 2010.
Successfully chaired the Analytical Reasoning Search Committee, 5/2010.
Member of the Institutional Effectiveness Council 2010 – 2011.
Led training sessions for TurningPoint, a student response system, for new faculty members 2007 – 2008.
Member of the UNST Curriculum Committee 2007 – 2010.
Member of the Automated Attendance Committee and led TurningPoint workshop for other committee members 2007 – 2008.
Professional Development Activities
ABET Program Assessment Workshop 2012
Sixth Annual ATL Summer Teaching Institute, “Student Motivation for Learning and Motivating Students to Learn - Linking Cooperative Learning to the Research on How People Learn,” Barbara Millis, held at NC A&T, May 11-12, 2009
Fifth Annual ATL Summer Teaching Institute, “Student Motivation for Learning and Motivating Students to Learn - Overcoming Apathy and Creating Excitement in the Classroom,” Todd Zakrajsek, held at NC A&T, May 12-13, 2008
PAL Program – NC teaching certification course – 2005 – 2006, Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC