David L. (Dave) Carmon, Sr. Adjunct Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, 2004.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1977.   
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1974.
  • A.A.S., Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1968.
Academic Experience at N.C. A&T State University
  • 2011-date             Part-Time Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • 2010-2011             Part-Time Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • 1984-1999             Part-Time Adjunct Instructors,  Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Non-Academic Experience
  • 2012 – date          Consultant Engineer; GMA Associate; Exeter, New Hampshire
  • 2001-2009             Senior Lead/Distinguished Engineer: General Dynamics, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • Led teams of engineers, manufacturing engineers, shop associates, and program support personnel on major projects such as underwater electronic systems and electro-optics circuit packs.
  • 1999-2001            Director of Engineering, General Dynamics, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • Managed a Physical Design Group with design responsibilities of performing stress analyses, machine design, shock/vibration analyses, design of electronic cabinets and enclosures, design of electro/optic circuit packs, and other projects.
    • Managed a Cross Companies team consisting of SAIC, NAVSEA, General Dynamics-Bath Iron Work, and BAE. Responsible for design/development of ruggedized Common of the Shelf (COTS) Computer Hardware for installation onto U.S. Navy Ships. 
  • 1992-1999             Member of Technical Staff, General Dynamics/Lucent Technologies , North Greensboro , North Carolina
    • Design engineer on various Navy and Commercial Projects.
  • 1987-1992             Planning Engineer, AT&T, Greensboro, North Carolina,
  • 1977-1987             Planning Engineer, Western Electric,
    • Led a group of engineers and design support personnel in developing a design modification of towed-array and inboard electronics.
    • Led a team of engineers in the Headquarters Engineering Group.
    • Developed/Designed ships installation plans, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1974-1977             Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, Whippany, New Jersey
  • 1968-1973             Draftsman A, Bell Laboratories, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Certifications or Professional Registrations
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of North Carolina (1982)
  • Top Secret Security Clearance since 2001
 Current membership in professional organizations
  • Member, ASME
 Honors and Awards:
  • Pi Tau Sigma
 Institutional and Professional Service (2007-2013)
  • Assisted Mechanical Engineering Department Chair with ABET Assessment, January 2010 - May 2010.
  • Reviewer of Three Courses (General Engineering, Physics, & Statics) developed under Golden Leaf Foundation to ensure transferability from community colleges to the state’s senior engineering degree granted senior colleges; June 2010-December 2011.
  • Assisted in development of the new “Mechanics and Material Laboratory Course(MEEN-305); January 2010 – December 2012.
  • Active Member of Laboratory Committee; 2011-2012.
  • Active Member of ABET Assessment Committee; 2011-2012.
  • Member of the Engineering Pathway Team- review/develop engineering courses at community college transferable to the state’s senior engineering colleges: 2011- Present.
 Professional Development Activities (2007-2013)
  • Corrosion Engineering  Workshop;  June 2007; Washington, D.C.
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) training; Blue Ridge Numerics; Charlottesville, Va; May 2008.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) as a Design Engineer and Integrated Product Team (IPT) leader for General Dynamics during their process of obtaining. Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) certifications Level III and Level V:  2007/2008.
  • Developed seven “Statics/Strength of Material Lectures” for General Dynamics; 2008.
  • Presented seven “Statics/Strength of Material Lectures”; General Dynamics; 2008.
  • President; NCA&T State University Alumni Association (Gate City Chapter); 2009-2011.
  • Vice- President; NCA&T State University Alumni Association (Gate City Chapter); 2005-2009.
  • Chairman; Trinity Garden Apartments  (Non-Profit; Affordable Housing); 2008-Present.