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Academic Dean for Professional Programs



Academic Rank: Associate Professor & Assistant Department Head - Full-Time

Degrees: B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, 1986

M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, 1987

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1992

Faculty Experience:

Visiting Assistant Professor: Mississippi State University: 1992 - 1993

Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University: 1997 - 2002

Associate Professor, Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi: 2002 – 2005

Associate Professor, US Merchant Marine Academy: 2005 – present

Total Years Faculty Service:@ USMMA- 5 years

Other Related Professional Experience:

Virginia Tech (1996-1997)

Adjunct Faculty

Virginia Tech (1993-1994)

Research Scientist

Electrical Distribution Design, Inc. (1994-1997)

Director of Support and Training Services

Professional Licenses:

Professional Engineer, Texas

Principal Recent Publications:

Industrial and Commercial Applications of Electric Power, 15th Edition, Standard

Handbook of Electrical Engineers, Section 21, McGraw Hill, 2006.

Electrical Engineering, a Referenced Review, Kaplan AEC Education Publisher,


Evaluating Automated Power Distribution Systems Using Computer Simulations,

International Journal of Modern Engineering, Vol. 4, Number 1, 2003

Generation of Electric Power and Cogeneration, 3rd Edition, Handbook of Electric

Power Calculations, Sections 8 and 17, McGraw Hill, 2001.

Scientific and Professional Societies:

IEEE – Senior member

Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society - Member

Honors and Awards:

Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering Academia since 2002.

Eugene L. Grant Award presented by the ASEE for the best paper published in the

Engineering Economist Journal in 1994.

Recent Institutional and Departmental Service:

Assistant Department Head

Vice President of Faculty Forum

Committee on Nominations - Chair

Who’s Who selection committee - Member

Candidate Evaluation Board

Mentor of several Midshipmen

Recent Professional Development Activities:

ABET Evaluator Training in 2010

Attended two ABET workshops in 2005 & 2006, and ABET Symposium in 2010

Attended one conference in 2009 to present one paper

Attended one conference in 2007 and one in 2008 to present two papers

Attended two conferences during 2005/2006 academic year to present two papers

Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013
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