Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN.
Professor, Aug 2001 - Present, Associate Professor, Aug 1994 - July 2001 and
Assistant Professor, Aug. 1989 - July 1994, Mechanical Engineering Department. I
have taught the following undergraduate courses: Mechanical Systems, Conservation and Accounting Principles, Analysis and
Design of Engineering Systems, Dynamics, Controls, Mechanical Measurements Laboratory,
Engineering Graphics, Analysis of Dynamic Systems, Composite Materials, and Vibrations. Graduate courses taught: Numerical Methods of
Dynamic System Analysis and Advanced Vibrations. I
use Maple, Matlab and Working Model in the courses I teach.
National Laboratory, ESA-EA, Los Alamos, NM.
Visiting Faculty Member, summers 1997-present, Long Term Visiting Staff Member,
July 1995-June 1996. At Los Alamos I have worked on the characterization of shocks,
performed several random response analyses of satellites and civil structures, and worked
in the area of structural health monitoring,
that is, detecting damage in structures using changes in their
Ive used IDEAS and ABAQUS extensively.
National Laboratory, WX-11, Los Alamos, NM. Collaborator, Summers 1990 - 1992.
I worked as an analyst using the finite element codes ABAQUS and ABAQUS/EXPLICIT to solve
transient, large deformation structural problems. I also did some work in the area of
sensitivity analysis and structural design optimization. I primarily worked on a VAX and a
University, Princeton, NJ.
Assistant in Instruction: Applied Aeronautics I and II, 1988 and Aerospace
Structures, Fall 1987
Assistant in Research, Sept. 1988 - July 1989.