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  year description
education 1995 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington.
1993 M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington.
1991 B.S., Engineering, California State University, Northridge.
licensure   P.E.: Indiana
workshops
and short
courses
2007 Workshop: Tools for Team Assignments and Peer Evaluations, with Matt Ohland and Hal Pomeranz, Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee.
2007 Invited Workshop: Relieving the Pain of Assessing Lab Courses, with Patsy Brackin, Best Assessment Processes Symposium IX "BAP-9", Rose-Hulman Institute, Terre Haute. (This workshop originally given at the BAP-8 in Feb 2006.)
2006 Workshop: Mini-Labs: A Hands-On Substitute for Lectures, Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego.
2002 Invited Workshop: Colloquium on Student Teams, Dept. of Chem. and Fuels Engng, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
2002 ASEE/ERM Teaching Workshop: Building Student Teams, with Ron Miller, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
1999 Invited Lecturer: Modeling and Computer Simulation of Multidomain Physical Systems, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland.
honors
and
awards
2005 Mechanical Engineering Division best paper award, ASEE Annual Conf., Portland. abstract
2004 Merl K. Miller Award, Computers in Education Journal, annual best paper award for teaching/instructional methods. abstract
1999 NC A&T College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award.
1998 Woody Everett Award, Computers in Education Division, ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle.
1990 National Scholar of the Year, American Council of Engineering Companies.
experience 2005- Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN.
2000-05 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN.
1996-00 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
1992-94 Consultant, Solid Propellant Systems, Rocket Research Co., Redmond, WA (now Aerojet Redmond Rocket Center).
1985-88 Project Manager, Gary Walker & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Simi Valley, CA.
1983-85 Group Head, Gary Walker & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Simi Valley, CA.
1981-83 Designer, Gary Walker & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Simi Valley, CA.
1979-81 Drafter/Designer, Hargis Engineers, Anchorage, AK.
temporary
positions
2007-08 Visiting Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
1998 Visiting Faculty, Bladed-Disk Design, Pratt & Whitney, West Palm Beach, FL (now in East Hartford, CT).

Richard A. Layton
Last modified: 16 Feb 08