Associate Professor, ISAT

Contact Info

  • Ph.D. in Technology Management & Quality Systems, Indiana State University
  • Graduate Certificate, Human Factors Engineering & Ergonomics, Penn State University
  • MBA in Operations/Management Science, Regis University
  • M.S. credits in Atmospheric Science, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  • B.S. in Meteorology, Penn State University
  • North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics
Scholarly Interests/Research Topics
  • Quality and Innovation in Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Intelligent Systems, Analytics, & Data Science with R
  • Smart Production Systems & Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cybersecurity Management & Analytics
  • Neurodiversity and Neuroergonomics in Design



15 years industry experience includes:

  • Assistant Director, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
  • Division Head – Software Development, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT)
  • Engagement Manager, Nortel Networks Strategic Accounts
  • Scientific Systems Analyst, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Forecast Systems Laboratory
  • Research Assistant, Institute for Atmospheric Sciences (IAS)
Recognition & Certifications
  • Fellow, American Society for Quality (ASQ)
  • Editor, Software Quality Professional
  • ASQ Influential Voices (
  • ASQ "New Voices of Quality", 2011 and 2016
  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) #11952
  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) #9583

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