John P. Kizito, Professor

John Kizito
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1996
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1991
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 1986
Academic Experience at N.C. A&T State University
  • 2017-present        Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2012-2017             Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2007-2012             Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Academic Experience at Case Western Reserve University
  • 2003-2007             Adjunct Asst. Professor, Department of Mechanical Eng., Cleveland Ohio.
Non-Academic Experience
  • 1999 - 2007           Staff Scientist, National Center for Space Exploration Research, NASA, Ohio
  • 1998 -1999            Research Scientist, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Current membership in professional organizations
  • Member, ASME and AIAA
Honors and Awards
  • NASA Faculty Fellow, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Summer 2007, Summer 2017
Institutional and Professional Service (2007-2013)
  • Member on Translation To Space Exploration Systems Panel, a National Academics of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 2010-2011
  • External examiner on a PhD dissertation at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana 2010
  • Member of the University Research Council 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Faculty Marshal for the College of Engineering 2008, 2009, 2011
  • NSF Content Mentoring School of Education 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Member of the departmental search committee for a faculty, 2009-2013
  • Member of the University Time Reassign Committee 2012-2013
  • Alternate Faculty Senator for Mechanical Engineering Dept. (2010-2013)
  • Faculty Advisor for ASME 2008-2013
Professional Development Activities (2007-2013):
  • Attend a course on "System Engineering," NASA-ESMD Senior Design Faculty Workshop being held at Kennedy Space Center on July 28 and 29, 2010
  • Attended Sponsored Programs Compliance and Accountability Workshop for PI training 2008