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                                                   ROBERT ANTHONY GREEN

Personal

Office Address:
Box 9544
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9544
green@engr.msstate.edu

Home Address:
 
robert@robertgreen.org

Education

             BS Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1982

            MS Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1984

            Post-graduate work, Engineering Mechanics, Mississippi State University, 1986

            MA National Security and Strategic Studies, US NAval War College, 2005

            US Joint Forces Staff College Reserve Officer Course, 2003 – 2004

            PhD Student in Public Policy Administration at Mississippi State University, 2003 -

Continuing Education

·        Project Planning and Control Techniques, 22-25 April 1995, US Army Management Engineering College taught at Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC.

·        Have taken several courses at Mississippi State in the areas of Mechanical/Machine Design and Engineering Mechanics since 1984.

·        Stack Sampling and Particle Sizing Seminar, 14-18 March 1988, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

·        Methods for Calculation of Fire & Explosion Hazards, 23-24 March 1985, Houston, Texas.

·            Fundamentals of Fire and Explosion Hazards Evaluation, 21-22 March 1985, Houston, Texas.

 Hobbies and Interests

Use and application of technology to improve productivity. Naval history. Reading and writing. Digital photography.

Employment Experience

1998 – Present. James Worth Bagley College of Engineering, Office of the Dean, Mississippi State University

Undergraduate Coordinator. Serve as representative of the Dean in matters pertaining to undergraduate engineering students. Perform recruiting activities, scholarship duties, and interface with community colleges. Provide counseling and advice to students, approve readmissions and other requests from students. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean. Work closely with students, student leaders, faculty, department heads, and other University administrators. Review, analyze, and report data of importance to the College and University. Manage the College of Engineering Computer Initiative, an initiative requiring student ownership of computers and curriculum modifications needed to support such a requirement. Chair the committee that develops specifications of the computers. Review and draft policies for the College of Engineering. Interpret and apply University policies for the College.

1984 — 1997 DIAL (Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory). Mississippi State University

Research Engineer. Chief Test Engineer and Manager of Field Operations Team. Responsible for test scheduling, planning and oversight. Had oversight of the operation of the Gas Analysis System and EPA testing methods performed at DIAL. Ensured all appropriate quality assurance measurements were met for testing performed on site. Responsible for the archiving and analysis of test data in accordance with applicable standards and quality assurance measures. Served as manager of the Field Applications, Coordination, Testing, and Support (FACTS) program which interfaced with external vendors and scheduled testing of vendor‑­supplied equipment. Interacted with officials of major corporations and governmental agencies in new business development. Have extensive experience in the scheduling, coordinating, and execution of test campaigns at off-site locations. Served as guest lecturer to several Air Pollution Control courses on EPA Regulations and test methods

1982 — 1984 MHD Energy Center, Mississippi State University

            Graduate Research Assistant. Developed the preliminary design and thermal model of a coal‑fired MHD (Magnetohydrodynamics) simulation facility. This project involved sizing the flow channel to achieve desired velocities and optical paths lengths. The method of coal and air injection was determined and all heat fluxes were computed. Refractory thicknesses and coolant flow rates were obtained.

Military Service

            Commissioned as an Engineering Duty Officer in the United States Naval Reserve, August 1991. Current rank of Lieutenant Commander (Select) (O-4). Qualified as Ship Superintendent, Shipyard Watch Officer, and Command Duty Officer.

            2005 -- Present. Commanding Officer, NAVSEA Unit 136, St. Louis, MO.

             2003 – 2005. Commanding Officer of USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) Det 407, Greensboro, NC. 

            1999 – 2003. Commanding Officer of Amphibious Ready Group Intermediate Maintenance Activity (ARGIMA) 0948, Mobile, Alabama. Commanding Officer, Ship Repair/Assessor.

            1997 – 1999. NAVSEA Det. 1910, Mobile, Alabama. Weapon Systems Technical Assistant, Assistant Administrative Officer, Assistant Training Officer, and Project Officer. Worked extensively on Donated Ship Inspection Program. Reviewed inspection reports and developed reporting format and review procedures.

            1996 – Present. Naval Academy Information Officer (Blue and Gold Officer).

            1995 – 1997. Commanding Officer of NR Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Detachment 11, Knoxville, Tennessee. Commanding Officer, Weapons Safety Officer, Command Duty Officer.

            1993 – 1995. NR Naval Shipyard Norfolk Det 210, Mobile, Alabama. Ship Superintendent Conversion & Repair (Surf), Assistant Training Officer, Assistant Administrative Officer.

            1991 – 1993. NR Naval Shipyard Philadelphia Det 610, Mobile, Alabama. Ship Superintendent Conversion & Repair (Surf), Assistant Training Officer, Assistant Administrative Officer, Shipyard Watch Officer.

1992 – Present. Navy Science Fair Judge and State Coordinator (Mississippi) for Navy Judges.

Military Awards

            Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal

            Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 gold stars in lieu of fourth award)

            Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon

            National Defense Service Medal (Bronze star in lieu of second award)

            Pistol Sharpshooter

Society Memberships

            American Society of Mechanical Engineers                                  Member

                        1999 —          Chairman, History and Heritage, Northeast Mississippi
                                    
Group

                        1996 —          Associate Member, Research Committee on Industrial and
                                     Municipal Waste

                        1995 — 98     Chairman, History and Heritage, Region XI

                        1995 — 98     Chairman, Region XI Speaker's Bureau

                        1995 — 98     Member, Region XI Operating Board

                        1991 — 99     Chairman, Northeast Mississippi Section

                        1990 — 91     Vice-Chairman, Northeast Mississippi Section

             National Society of Professional Engineers                                  Member

             Mississippi Engineering Society                                                    Member

                        2000 —          President

                        1999 — 2000 President-Elect

                        1993 — 95     Chairman, 1995 Winter Meeting Committee

                        1993 — 99     Editor of MES Newsletter, The Mississippi Engineer

                        1991 — 93     Member, Continuing Professional Development Committee

                        1991 — 92     State Director

                        1991 — 93     Order of the Engineer Committee

                        1990 — 91     State Director

                        1989 — 90     Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee to prepare a booklet on the Proper Use of the P.E. Seal

                        1989 — 90     Chairman, 1990 Summer Meeting Committee

                        1989 — 90     President, Tombigbee Chapter

                        1988 — 89     President Elect, Tombigbee Chapter

             Sigma Xi                                                                                      Member

            National Institute for Engineering Ethics                                         Member

             Order of the Engineer-- Mississippi Link                                      Board of Governors

             United States Naval Institute                                                        Life Member

             Naval Reserve Association                                                          Life Member

            American Society for Engineering Education                                  Member

 Professional Registration

             Engineer ‑ Mississippi Number 10321

Areas of Teaching and Research Specialization:

            Teaching -- Engineering Mechanics (Statics)

            Engineering and Public Policy

            Research -- Intrusive Sensor Design and Development, Mechanical Design, History of Engineering, Experimental Design, Hazardous Waste Treatment, National Security,
                               War and Conflict Termination

            Leadership and Ethics-- Have taught numerous short courses on engineering ethics as well as courses on leadership.

Publications

1999

With co-author. “Ship Donation Inspection Program: Process, Procedures, Trends, and Status.” Thirty-Sixth Annual Technical Symposium “Emerging Technology for the 21st Century” The Association of Scientists and Engineers Naval Sea Systems Command. April 1999. 

1997

With co-authors. "A Fieldable Air-ICP for On-line Toxic Metal Monitoring." Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy. September 1997.

 

 

1992

"Discussion of 'Need for 'Professional' Education for Professional Engineers'." Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering, Vol. 118, No. 3, July 1992.

 

 

1992

"Discussion of 'Educational Program for Hazardous-Waste Management'." Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering, Vol. 117, No. 1, January 1992.

 

 

1991

"Closure for 'Proper Use of the P. E. Seal'." Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering, Vol. 117, No. 1, January 1992.

 

 

1990

"Proper Use of the P. E. Seal." Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering, Vol. 116, No. 3, July 1990.

 

 

1990

With co‑authors. "A University Based Multi Disciplinary Organization ‑ Promises and Challenges." Proceedings of the Arkansas Academy of Science, Vol. 44, April 1991.

 

 

1990

"Engineering: Art, Science, or Trade." Proceedings of the Arkansas Academy of Science, Vol. 44, April 1991.

 

 

1990

With co‑authors. "Field Operations of the Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory in Support of MHD Development." Proceedings of the Twenty‑Eighth Symposium on Engineering Aspects of MHD.

 

 

1990

With co‑authors. "Compendium of MHD Unique Terminology." Proceedings of the Twenty‑Eighth Symposium on Engineering Aspects of MHD.

 

 

1989

With co‑authors. "Intrusive Sensors for Gas Stream and Surface Temperature Measurements in MHD Facilities." Proceedings of the Twenty‑Seventh Symposium on Engineering Aspects of MHD.

Presentations

Green, R. A. LT, et. al. April 1999. Ship Donation Inspection Program: Process, Procedures, Trends, and Status. Thirty-Sixth Annual Technical Symposium of The Association of Scientists and Engineers, Naval Sea Systems Command. 23 April 1999.

Green, R. A. LT, Demas, Tom. March 1999. Briefing on Status of Donated Ships. Presented to Executive Committee of Historic Naval Ships Association (HNSA), Annapolis, Maryland.

Green, R. A. LT, et. al. February 1999. Ship Donation Inspection Program. 1999 Naval Engineers Workshop, Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, VA.

Green, R. A., Huddleston, D. H. November 1998. Changing the Engineering Undergraduate Experience by Appropriate Use of Computer Technology. 1998 Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, Tempe, Arizona.

Cook, R.L., et al. September 1996. Diagnostic Measurements during Shakedown Testing of the WSRC Transportable Vitrification System. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VIII Symposium, Birmingham, AL.

Green, R. A., et al. March 1997. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 97 Review.

Costley, R. D., et al. June 1997. Relationships between Plasma Torch Input and Output Parameters. 28th Applied Aerodynamics, Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Atlanta, GA. AIAA 97-2430.

Green, R.A.; Philip, T. 1997. Evaluation of Development Software for Data Acquisition and Analysis. American Chemical Society I & EC Special Symposium, Computers in Science and Engineering '97, Birmingham, AL.

Cook, R.L., et al. May 1997. Diagnostic Measurements on the WSRC Transportable Vitrification System. Sixteenth International Conference on Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies, Oakland, CA

Zhu, Z.; Green, R.A.; McCarthy, M. January 1997. A Fieldable Air-ICP for On-line Toxic Metal Monitoring. Winter Conference in Spectrochemistry, Gent, Belgium.

Cook, R.L., et al. September 1996. Diagnostic Measurements during Shakedown Testing of the WSRC Transportable Vitrification System. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VIII Symposium, Birmingham, AL.

Lindner, J.S., et al. February 1996. Analysis of Gas Phase Effluents from a Pilot-scale Plasma Torch. 1996 Waste Management Symposia, Tucson, AZ

Green, R.A. and Okhuysen, W. P. September 1995. Off-gas Measurements from a Plasma Arc Treatment Facility. I & EC Special Symposium, American Chemical Society, Atlanta.

With co‑authors. April 1990. "A University Based Multi Disciplinary Organization—Promises and Challenges." Presented at 74th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science.

"Engineering: Art, Science, or Trade." April 1990. Presented at 74th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science.

"Moving Up." 1990. Professional development seminar developed by ASME. Presented at 1990 Winter Meeting of the Mississippi Engineering Society, Meridian, MS.

Reports

Shepard, W.S., et al. December 1996. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 96 Annual.

Green, R.A., Cook, R.L. July 1996. Commercial Chlorine Analyzer Demonstrated During TVS Shakedown. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

Shepard, W.S.; Arun Kumar R.; Green, R.A.; Jang, P. R. and Okhuysen, W. July 1995. FireJet 1000 Test Report. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 TR 95-4.

Green, R.A. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: FACTS Test of Commercial Chlorine Analyzer. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH 10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.5.

Etheridge, J. A., et al. March 1995. Refractory Lifetime Testing for Westinghouse Savannah River Company. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 TR 95-3.

Green, R.A. and Philip, T. February 1995. Evaluation Procedure for the Selection of a Graphical Programming Language for Gas Analysis Software Development. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 TR 95-2.

Shepard, W.S., et al. December 1994. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 94 Annual.

Green, R. A. and Bouchillon, C. W. Intrusive Multi-Probe System, Topical Report No. 14, U.S. Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC02-80ET-15601, June, 1994,

Green, Robert A. and Thomas Philip. D.I.A.L. Multi-Color Pyrometer Temperature Measurement System. Topical Report No. 10, U. S. Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC02-80ET-15601. September 1992.

With co-authors. Pyrometric Measurements at the Arthur Kill Generating Station, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Test Report. 19 August 1992.

DIAL Gas Analysis System. Topical Report, U. S. Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC02-80ET-15601. March 1992.

With co-authors. Investigation of the Combustion Characteristics of a Rice Hull Burner System — Preliminary Report. Uncle Ben's, Inc., Greenville, MS. February 1992.

With co-authors. Application of Remote Sensing Optical Instrumentation for Diagnostics and Safety of Naval Boilers. Final Report, U.S. Navy Contract Number N000 14‑84‑K‑0301.

University Service

            MSU Honors Program Director Search Committee, 2004

            Faculty Advisor, Engineering Student Council, 2000 —

            College of Engineering Information Technology Committee, 1996 —  

            Administrator/Proctor Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, 1994 — 2003

            Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter, National Society of Professional Engineers

            Engineering College Faculty Council

                        1996 — 97     Chairman
1995 — 96     Secretary/Parliamentarian  
1991 — 92     Secretary/Parliamentarian
1988 — 89     Secretary/Parliamentarian
1987 — 91     Member

            Campaign for Mississippi State

                           1993 — 94     Faculty/Staff Phase, Executive Committee of Steering
                                   
Committee

            Region 5 Science and Engineering Fair, Mississippi State, MS
                1991 —          Judge

            State Science and Engineering Fair, Jackson, MS
                1989 —          Judge

Community/Church Service

            Wellspring, A Non-Profit Organization

                        1997 —  2002  Treasurer
                        1997 —   2002 Member, Board of Directors

            Trinity Presbyterian Church PC(USA)

                         2002 —          Session Member
                        1994 — 97     Session Member
                        1990 — 93     Session Member
                       
1987 —          Sunday School Teacher - Several children's and adult classes

                        Committees

                        1996 —          Communications and Technology Committee, Chairman 
1991 — 96     Property Committee, Chairman
1989 — 91     Building Study Committee
1990 — 91     Grounds Committee, Co-Chairman
1989 — 90     Witness and Outreach, Chairman
 1987 — 88     Witness and Outreach, Member

            Presbytery of Saint Andrew (Mississippi)
                       
1992 — 98     Member, Governmental Bodies Relations Committee

            Boy Scouts of America, Engineering Explorers Post 2
             1989 — 91     Associate Advisor

            Southside Water Association, Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
                       
1992 — Present        Board of Directors

Students Advised

            Served as co-advisor for several MS Graduate Students (Mechanical Engineering).

            Supervised several undergraduate students at DIAL working in gas analysis and EPA methods areas.

Courses Taught

            Engineering Mechanics I. Engineering Ethics and Leadership short courses.

Honors & Awards

Young Engineer of the Year, 1995. Presented by the Mississippi Engineering Society
Junior Officer of the Year, Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center Mobile, 2001