Research Interests Honors & Awards Publications Grants

Research Interests:

Research Appointments:

  • Principal Investigator, NSF sponsored Action Agenda Program on Curricular Reform
  • Associate Dean,College of Engineering. University of Hartford, Connecticut
  • Director, Engineering Applications Center, University of Hartford.
  • Vernon D. Roosa Chairholder, University of Hartford.
  • Director, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Institute, University of Hartford. (1988-Present)
  • Project Director, The Cooper Union-St. Vincentís Hospital Program, New York, NY.
  • Program Coordinator, Technical University of Nova Scotia & Caribbean, and Engineering program through Canadian government. (1979-1983)
  • Program representative, NSF/ASEE Research Council.


  • A new technique and methodology for surface roughness evaluation using computer vision. U.S. Patent, February 23, 1993. No. 5,189,490. Technology transferred to Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Co.
  • Centering Instrumentation for Alignment and Measurement in Machine Tools, 1978. Technology licensed to Spectra systems.
  • Precision Profile Grinding Attachment for Surface Grinding Machine, 1978. Manufactured under license Central Machine Tools Institute.