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tennessee technological university

Mechanical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

ABOUT


INTERESTS

  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Failure Analysis
  • Machine Design
  • MEMS
  • Mechanical Properties of Materials

EDUCATION

  • B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Missouri-Columbia, 1974
  • M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Missouri-Columbia, 1975
  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Missouri-Columbia, 1978

FACULTY ADVISOR

  • Baja SAE Team
  • Odyssey of the Mind Team

RECENT WORKS/PROJECTS ACCOMPLISHED

  1. "Development of an Advanced Hyperspectral Imaging ( HSI) System with Applications for Cancer Detection," with Matt Martin, G. Cunningham, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, accepted with corrections pending, 2006
  2. Titanium Welded Metal Bellows, with K. Currie, Flexial Corporation, July 2003 December 2003, $21,000.
  3. Denson Vehicle Engineering Complex, Denso Foundation, July 2002-June 2005, $120,000.
  4. Cast Titanium, The Aerostructures Corp., February 1998 - January 1999, $32,867.
  5. "Team Based Interventions: When You Haven't Got The Time," with C. Miller and K. Subbiah, Presented at Southwestern Academy of Management, February 28 - March 3, 2001.