Welcome to theduchy.ualr.edu

Office: EIT 522

Phone: (501) 569-8071

Email: abwright@ualr.edu

Academic Training:

Undergraduate: B. S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of South Carolina, 1986

Graduate School: M. S. (Mechanical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989

Ph. D. (Mechanical Engineering), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1996

Professional Experience:

Associate Professor of Systems Engineering University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2012-present

Associate Professor of Applied Science  University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2005-2012

Associate Professor of Applied Science and Systems Engineering  University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2000-2005

Assistant Professor of Applied Science University of Arkansas at Little Rock

1996-2000

Development Engineer  Textron Lycoming

1989-1996

Professional Development

UALR Service Learning Academy, summer 2015

Vishay Micro-Measurement Seminar, spring 1997

Professional Affiliations and Honor Societies

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1984 – present), Arkansas Executive Committee (1997-2000)

Tau Beta Pi (1984-present)

Phi Beta Kappa (1985-present)

Acoustical Society of America (1997-present)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (2000-2004)

Arkansas Academy of Science (1999-2000)

Honors and Awards

Xerox Creativity Award, FIRST Peachtree Regional (2003)

DCISSE Faculty Excellence Award in Service, UALR (2003)

Department of Education Fellowship (1993-1994)

SNAME National Shipbuilding Research Award (1989)

USC, College of Engineering, Outstanding Senior (1986)

Allston Languages Award, USC (1984, 1985)

Student Director, Carolina Scholars Program (1984, 1985)

President, Iota Chapter, Eta Sigma Phi (1984-1986)

Courses Taught

SYEN 3379. Elements of Mechanical Design

SYEN 3371. Engineering Dynamics

SYEN 1207. Intro to Mechanical Engineering

SYEN 1210/1310/1205/1305. Intro to Systems Engineering

SYEN 2233. Solid Modeling and Design (flipped course)

SYEN 3354. Intro to Control Systems Engineering

SYEN 4385/4386. Capstone Design

ASCI 4335/5335. Mechatronics I

ASCI 4315/5315. Advanced Dynamics

ASCI 7312. Real Time Control

ASCI 4399. FIRST in Engineering

ASCI 4310/5310. Intro to Signal Processing

ASCI 4330/5330. Acoustics I

ASCI 7370. Acoustic Analysis and Measurement

ASCI 7399. Advanced Fluid Dynamics

ASCI 7316. Microcomputers and Pneumatics

ASCI 7301. Measurement Techniques

ASCI 7330. Advanced Signal Processing

Courses Developed

SYEN 3379. Elements of Mechanical Design

SYEN 3371. Engineering Dynamics

SYEN 1210/1310/1301. Intro to Systems Engineering

SYEN 2233. Solid Modeling and Design

SYEN 4385/4386. Capstone Design

ASCI 4335/5335. Mechatronics I

ASCI 4315/5315. Advanced Dynamics

ASCI 7312. Real Time Control

ASCI 4399. FIRST in Engineering

ASCI 4310/5310. Intro to Signal Processing

ASCI 4330/5330. Acoustics I

ASCI 7370. Acoustic Analysis and Measurement

ASCI 7399. Advanced Fluid Dynamics

Curriculum Developed

BS. Systems Engineering

PhD. Applied Science: Engineering Science and Systems

MS. Applied Science: Engineering Science