Ph.D. Engineering, West Virginia University, December 1969,
Dissertation: Synchronization and Stability Aspects of the Gyroscopic Vibration Absorber
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, August 1966
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, June 1962
Research InterestsIndustrial Energy Efficiency
Production Process Automation
Applied Control Systems
Enhancement and Sustainability of Electric Power Systems
Topics pertinent to the West Virginia industry and especially the glass industry.
Teaching InterestsTaught Senior Design Projects and Supervised Graduate Student Projects as part of the WVU Projects with Industry Program.
Lead the WVU Component of the Glass Industry Group endeavor in the WV Industries of the Future Program.
Contributed to the Academic Development of the Design and Automation Component of the Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum.
Special InterestsServe as Member of the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity (HFH).
Serve as Member of the Board of Directors for Riverfront Museum, Inc (RMI).
Serve as President of the Suncrest Neighborhood Association, Inc (SNA).
Served on Advisory Council of the University Honors Program.
Served as Member of the Board of Directors for the Society for Glass Science and Practices (SGSP).
Hosted SGSP Quarterly Meeting, Promoting State and Federal Affiliations.
Maintained the SGSP Website, including virtual showcases.
Conducted Applied Process Research in laser glass cutting.
Participated in Advanced Power and Electricity research Center Project
Professional SocietiesProfessional Engineer (PE), State of West Virginia, Inactive Member
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Life Member
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), 1979-2003
Robotics International/Society for Manufacturing Engineers (RI/SME), 1982-2002
American Society for Quality Control (ASQC),1994-2002
National Research Honorary (Sigma Xi), Emeritus Member
National Engineering Honorary (Tau Beta Pi), Life Member
National Mechanical Engineering Honorary (Pi Tau Sigma), Life Member
National Honor Society (Phi Kappa Phi), Active Member