Wilkes University

Campus Directory

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 activities0 – 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)