AWARDS AND HONOR (does not include numerous certificates of appreciation):
"1998 Distinguished Engineering Education ACHIEVEMENT Award," presented by the Engineers’ Council for distinguished accomplishments in the field of Engineering Education. The award recognizes “his international contributions in establishing ‘Vision 21’ and promoting its important elements all over the world.” February 28, 1998.
Officially recognized by the IEEE Board of Directors for being “personally responsible for initiating the Vision 21 Program, which laid a firm foundation for IEEE's future direction,” November 9, 1997.
“The Ohio Northern University’s 1997 Spotts Lecturer,” Ada, Ohio, March 1997, a university level honor of an internationally recognized leader.
“Distinguished Engineering Education LEADERSHIP Award - 1996,” presented by the San Fernando Valley Engineering Council, for being “a distinguished world leader in engineering education and professionalism in engineering,” February 24, 1996.
"Fellow of the IEEE," citation: "For leadership in the field of engineering education, and the professional development of engineering students,” January 1, 1994.
Nine awards and recognitions for research, teaching, and service from 1977 through 1986.
“The Wright Center for Sensor Systems Engineering: Using Innovations in Instruments, Controls, and Electronics to Enhance a Sensor’s Utility,” State-of-Ohio, December, 2006, $72,983,501 ($22,609,656 from the State and $50,373,845 from the industrial partners, AFRL, and the university partners).
“Enhancing the US Power Infrastructure,” Department of Energy, pending, $950,000.
“The Cleveland State University Engineering Research Facility: Establishing a Clean Room,” Economic Development Administration, May, 2006, $700,000.
“Creating a Center of Excellence for More Aerospace Electrical Technology-Phase V,” NASA-Glenn, November, 2005, $445,000.
“Creating a Center of Excellence for More Aerospace Electrical Technology-Phase IV,” NASA-Glenn, January, 2006, $454,919.
“Creating a Center of Excellence for More Aerospace Electrical Technology- Phase III,” NASA-Glenn, February, 2005, $1,250,000.
“Creating a Center of Excellence for More Aerospace Electrical Technology- Phase II,” NASA-Glenn, July, 2003, $1,286,000.
“Creating a Center of Excellence for More Aerospace Electrical Technology-Phase I,” NASA-Glenn, July, 2003, $2,425,762.
"Development of a Special Purpose Interpreter for Converting Nassi-Schneiderman Charts Directly into FORTRAN Code," Tennessee Technological University, 1986.
"EASE Enhancements," (with Robert Broadwater and Aaron Collins), Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, 1985.
"A Center of Excellence in Electric Power - Modeling, Simulations, and Control," (with R.P. Broadwater and A.S. Collins), Winter 1985, $5,000,000 over a 5-year period.
"EASE Software Development Plan," (with Aaron Collins and Robert Broadwater), Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, 1984.
"Distribution and Transmission Research and Development Laboratory" (with Robert Broadwater and Aaron Collins), Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, 1983.
"Engineering Applications Software for Microcomputers RFP-GD-9," Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (with Aaron Collins) 1982.
"Generation of Digital Test Patterns for E-3A Avionics Systems Digital Units Under Test," Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education (Warner Robins AFB), with (Aaron Collins), 1982.
"Design of Highly Testable Digital Systems Using a Structure Register Transfer Language," Tennessee Technological University, 1982.
"Personal Service Contract-TVA TV=60079A," Tennessee Valley Authority with Robert Broadwater, 1982.
"Modular Solar Simulation Package," Tennessee Technological University, 1981.
"Microprocessor Development System" (with Aaron S. Collins), Tektronix, Inc., 1981.
"A Portable Digital Laboratory" (with Aaron Collins), National Science Foundation-Local Course Improvement Project (LOCI), 1981.
Directed research and development efforts funded for $630,000 in solar energy engineering while at Youngstown State University during 1974-79.