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Professor, Engineering
Contact Info

  • Ph.D –University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana – Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering, 2006
  • M.S. – University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana – Business Administration, 2003
  • M.A. – Naval War College – National Security and Strategic Studies, 1994
  • M.E. – University of Virginia – Electrical Engineering, 1988
  • U.S. Naval Submarine School and Nuclear Propulsion Program, 1982
  • B.S. – University of California, Berkeley – Engineering Physics, 1981
Courses Taught
  • ENGR 221 Entrepreneurial Engineering
  • ENGR 322 Engineering Project Management
  • ENGR 322 Circuits and Instrumentation
  • CISE 321 Introduction to Brewery Systems and Engineering
Scholarly Interests and Research Topics
  • Primary research areas are management of technology, innovation, knowledge management and decision analysis
  • Co-Principle Investigator NSF Award 0933948: IEECI Exploratory Grant: Integrating Developmental Instruction in Sustainability Contexts into an Undergraduate Engineering Design Curriculum

Previously, was a Division Officer, a Department Head, and an Executive Officer on nuclear submarines in the U.S. Navy, a Naval Material Professional, a Certified Department of Defense Systems Engineer and Program Manager, an Assistant Professor of Naval Science at the University of Virginia, and a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

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