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Office: Stark Learning Center

Phone: 5704084811

Email: thyagaraj.srinivasan@wilkes.edu

Dr. Thyagarajan Srinivasan

Professor/Chair

Electrical Engineering

Biography

 

 

 

  • Degrees with fields, institution, and date

    Ph.D.          Electrical Engineering          Penn. State University, University Park, PA          1990

    M.S.           Electrical Engineering          Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK          1979

    M.Sc           Electrical Engineering           University of Madras, India          1972

    B.E.      Electrical Engineering      University of Madras, India            1969

    Years in academia, date of original appointment, and date(s) of promotion

    ·           24 years
    ·           Appointed January 15, 1985
    ·           Tenured June 1991, Promoted to Professor in June 2008

    Other related experience

    ·       Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. (while on sabbatical leave during Fall 1998)

    ·       Teaching and Research Assistant, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Penn State; 1980-84.

    ·       Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Oklahoma State University; 1978-79.

    ·      Associate Lecturer, Dept of Electrical Engg, Coimbatore Inst. of Technology, India; 1971-78.

    Consulting, patents, etc.

    ·       Consultant: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Archbald, PA, Jun 2005-Jan 2006

    ·       Consultant: Performance Motor Industries, Inc., Fairfield, NJ, July 1996.

    ·       Consultant, Pennsylvania Power & Lighting Company, Berwick, PA, 1986-87

    ·       Project Director, "Glass Defect Inspection System" funded under the Ben Franklin Partnership Scheme for Schott Glass Technologies, Duryea, PA, from Oct. 1991 - Sept. 1993.

    States in which registeredPennsylvania (P.E. Electrical) 

    Scientific and professional societies

    ·         Senior Member, IEEE
    ·         Member, ASEE  

    Professional development activities
    ·       Conferences and Seminars
     
    Institutional and professional service
    Division
    • Intreim Director      2006-2009
    • Director, Graduate Engineering Program      2003-
    • Director, Electric Machines Lab      2003-
    •  Member, Search Committee, Director for the Division   2006-07, 2008-09
    University
    • Member, Graduate Studies Committee 2003-
    • Member, Curriculum Committee   2006-2009
    • Member, Search Committee, Biophysicist  2008-09

    Percentage of time available for research or scholarly activities:10%

    Percentage of time committed to the program:
    90%

     

     

     

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    Publications

    Principal publications of last five years

    ·       An Elective Course for Electrical Engineering Graduate Students, International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE) 2008, Pecs-Budapest, Hungary, July 27-31, 2008.

    ·       Conceptual Design Report of Silicon Carbide Neutron Detector-Phase II, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Archbald, PA, August 2007.

    ·       An Engineering Curriculum Designed for Sustainable Development, 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education & Training (ICEET-2), Kuwait, April 3-7, 2007

    ·       Global Trends in Engineering Program Accreditation,34th Engineering Education Symposium Istanbul, Turkey, September 12-15, 2005

    ·       A Dynamic Engineering Curriculum, 33rd International Symposium IGIP/IEEE/ASEE, Fribourg, Switzerland, September 27-30, 2004.

    ·         "Design of A Pump Setup for Fluid Mechanics Laboratory," paper # 2006-264, published and presented at the ASEE Conference and Expo. Chicago 18-21 June 2006.

    Awards

    Outstanding Faculty Award

    , 1988-89, 1993, 1995, and 2004

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