January 1989 Ph.D. Technical and Industrial Education, Research in Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)
The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
January 1989 Diploma in Professional Education
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
May 1983 MA, Industrial Education
State University College of NY at Buffalo
December 1979 BS in Education, Industrial Arts Education
Honors and Awards:
Fall 2002 Outstanding Professor of Industrial Technology, National Association of Industrial Technology
July 1984 to Present
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut, School of Technology, Department of Industrial Technology
1995 to Present
Tenured Full Professor
Courses Taught Recently
IT 190 Quality Assurance
IT 401 Industrial Internship
IT 402 Sicily in a Globalized World
IT 496 Lean Manufacturing
IT 500 Industrial Applications of Computers
IT 561 Applications of Lean Principles
IT 564 Quality Management Systems
IT 595 Applied Research
Fall 2004 to Present
Faculty Athletics Representative Direct report to the CCSU President. CCSU representative to the NCAA and Northeast Conference. Responsible for ensuring the academic integrity of the intercollegiate athletics programs.
Acting Associate Dean of the School of Technology. Responsible for class schedules, faculty load, community outreach programs, student discipline, working with department chairs and faculty on various day to day activities across the CCSU campus.
2001 to 2007
Chairperson of the Department of Manufacturing and Construction Management. Responsible for all administrative duties (accreditation, budgeting, scheduling, recruitment, advising, curriculum)for a department consisting of 10 Full-time and 16 Part-time faculty members.
1998 to 2001
Chairperson of the Industrial Technology Department. Responsible for all administrative duties (accreditation, budgeting, scheduling, recruitment, advising, curriculum)for a department consisting of 16 Full-time and 22 Part-time faculty members.
Co-Authored NAIT re-accreditation self-study for CCSU Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology program. Full six year re-accreditation want awarded.
Chair National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) accreditation visit to University of Louisiana Lafayette in Lafayette, Louisiana
Co-Authored ACCE self-study for CCSU Bachelor of Science in Construction Management program. Initial Accreditation was granted from the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).
Team Member National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) accreditation visit to Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA Accreditation (continued).
Team Member for National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) accreditation visit to University of Louisiana Lafayette in Lafayette, Louisiana
Co-Authored NAIT self-study for CCSU Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology programs. Continuing Accreditation was granted from the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT).
2004 Research Reports for The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and The Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC).
Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Progressive Manufacturing Program
Global Best Practices Study of Existing Manufacturing Centers
A Review of Manufacturing Assistance Centers in Connecticut
A Concept Proposal for the Development of a Manufacturing Technology Center
Fall 1994 AutoCAD Drafting Teaches drafting using AutoCAD Release 12 Glencoe Division, Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, Peoria, Illinois
Fall 1993 Using CADKEY 4th Edition currently in bookstores worldwide based on CADKEY versions 5 and 6 Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY.
Fall 1991 Using CADKEY 3nd Edition currently in bookstores based on CADKEY version 4 Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY.
Fall 1991 Using CADKEY Light New book based on CADKEY Light software. Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY.
Spring 1990 Using CADKEY 2nd Edition currently in the bookstores. This is a major revision which was necessary because of the advancements in the areas of microcomputers and CAD. Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY.
April 1987 The title is USING CADKEY published by Delmar Publishers Inc. of Albany, NY. Co-author of a book with Gary R. Bertoline of Purdue University on Computer Aided Design and Drafting. Four printings with over 15,000 copies sold. Being used by the US Military, Boeing Aircraft and educational institutions ranging from Universities to High School.
Conference Papers and Presentations
"A Lean Manufacturing Course Curriculum Integrating the Time Wise Lean Manufacturing Simulation" "A Model of Successful Graduate Level Certificate Programs" "Management Core Research Forum" presented at the National Association of Industrial Technology 40th Annual Convention Panama City, FL
"Is There a Core Curriculum in Industrial Technology" "Factory Floor Modeling and Simulation" presented at the National Association of Industrial Technology 39th Annual Convention Cleveland, OH
"A Model for a Successful Masters Degree in Technology Management" "Development of a Progressive Manufacturing Support Center for Connecticut’s Manufacturing Base" presented at the National Association of Industrial Technology 38th Annual Convention St. Louis, MO
"Administrative skills for managing Industrial Technology Programs" presented at the National Association of Industrial Technology 35th Annual Convention Panama City, FL
"Online Learning in Graduate and Undergraduate Industrial Technology Programs" presented at the National Association of Industrial Technology 34th Annual Convention Dearborn Michigan
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) 1990 to 1991 President of the Student Division and Vice Chairman of the Board for NAIT. NAIT is a National Accrediting body which reports directly to the US Department of Education. Also served on the Executive Board 1991-1992 as Past President/
Phi Delta Kappa
Epsilon Pi Tau
Grants and Awards
May 2005 Grant for Modeling and Simulation Applications for DoD Supply Chain from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) Awarded $424,000 for two years resulting in new fully equipped lab.