Title Body

Degrees with Fields, Institution, and Date


M.S.          Ceramic Engineering,          University of Illinois,          1976


B.S.            Applied Science and Engineering:Materials,            University of Wisconsin,            1971



Years of service on campus, Date of Original Appointment, and Date(s) of Promotion


·           27 years


·           Appointed August 1982



Other related experience


Fall 1988         Visiting Instructor, University of Illinois


1979-82            Research Associate,  Michigan Technological University 


1976-79            Additional Graduate Work, University of Illinois



Consulting, patents, etc.


·       PA Department of Community and Economic Development Educational Program with Luzerne County Community College and area secondary schools, 2004 to present.


·       Attend short course “Technology and Characterization at the Nanoscale” at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility, 2005


·       Attend Chautaugua short course: “An Introduction to LabVIEW and ELVIS,” 2004.


·       Attend Chautaugua short course: “Alternative Energy and Energy Mangement,” 2006.


·       Participate in OSU simulator workshop “Virtual Chemical Vapor Deposition,” 2008.



States in which registered. None, Pennsylvania EIT (1993)





Scientific and Professional Societies


·       Member, American Ceramic Society


·       Member, International Microelectronics and Packaging Society


·       Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers




Institutional and professional service in the last five years




         Director Measurement/Mechatronics Lab      2003-current


         Director Microfabrication Lab      2003-current


         First Year Advisor      2003-5, 2007


         Transfer Coordinator      2004-current


         Awards Committee      2003-current


         ME Planning      2005-7


         FE Review sessions; Materials      2003,5,7,9


         Director of Engineering & Physics search Committee   2008-9


         Department Personel Committee      2004-8


         SHE Building Committee      2007-8






         Member, Admissions & Financial Aide Committee   2005-2008


         Member, Radiation Safety Committee      2003-current



Percentage of time available for research or scholarly activities 0 – 5%


Percentage of time committed to program: 100%



·       Introducing Engineering – a Seventeen Year Perspective, 2003 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition to be held in Nashville, TN, (with J. Ghorieshi, J. Kucirka, and R. Maxwell)