Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1986
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1983
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1977
Academic Experience at N.C. A&T State University
2009-date Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2002-9 Professor and Director of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
2005 Interim Chair, Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
1991-2002 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
1986-1991 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Summer 2003 Gillette Fellow: The Gillette Company in Boston
Summer 2000 Boeing Welliver Faculty Fellow: Rotorcraft Systems in Philadelphia.
1989 &1993 Visiting Scholar, Summer Faculty Research Participation Program: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1979-1981 Mechanical Engineer, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Certifications or Professional Registrations
Registered Professional Engineer, State of North Carolina
Current membership in professional organizations
Member, Sigma Xi
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, North Carolina A&T State University, 2002.
Boeing A.D. Welliver Faculty Fellow, Summer 2000.
Institutional and Professional Service (2007-2013)
Chair, College of Engineering Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Committee, 2011-12
Served in the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIP) Review Panel in November 2011. Reviewed 7 proposals.
Session Chair, International Conference on Engineering Education, Pécs and Budapest, Hungary, July 26 –August 1, 2008.
Paper Reviewer, Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, March 2008
Paper Reviewer, ASEE Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 22 - 25 2008.
Professional Development Activities (2007-2013)
ABET Program Assessment Workshop, San Antonio, TX, June 10, 2012.
North Carolina Ocean Energy Workshop on June 22-23, 2011 at NC State University.
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
2008 National Physics Teachers Workshop “Nuclear Technology Addressing Worldwide Energy Demands,” from July 13-18, 2008 in Idaho Falls, IdahoNSF Chautauqua course The Birthplace and Early History of the Atomic Bomb, Albuquerque, NM, October 4-6, 2007