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Faculty

Zane Gastineau

Zane Gastineau

Department Chair

Phone: 501-279-5440

Email: zgastineau@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University

M.S., Electrical Systems Engineering, Wright State University

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky

Teaching Areas

Multidisciplinary Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Control Systems

Memberships

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Lance Gibson

Lance Gibson

Assistant Professor, Director of Biomedical Engineering

Phone: 501-279-5712

Email: lgibson3@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Auburn University

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma

Teaching Areas

Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Memberships

  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Member and Harding University student chapter sponsor
James Huff

James Huff

Instructor

(On Academic Leave)

Brad Miller

Brad Miller

Associate Professor, Director of Mechanical Engineering

Phone: 501-279-5314

Email: bmiller7@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech

M.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech

B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University

Teaching Areas

Mechanical Engineering

Specific Areas of Interest:

Dynamics, Vibrations, Tribology, Parameter Estimation

Awards and Honors

  • STLE Edmond E. Bisson Best Paper Award, 2011
  • NASA Summer Faculty Fellow, NASA Glenn Research Center, 2005, 2008
  • Reviewer of the Year for the ASME, The Journal of Tribology, 2001

Memberships

  • Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Taylor Williams

Taylor Williams

Instructor

Phone: 501-279-5176

Email: tzwilliams@harding.edu

Education:

M.E., Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University

B.S., Computer Engineering and Mathematics, Harding University

Teaching Areas

Multidisciplinary Engineering Design, Computer Engineering

Rich Wells

Rich Wells

Assistant Professor

Phone: 501-279-5251

Email: rwells@harding.edu

Education:

M.B.A., Harding University

M.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton

B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, General Motors Institute (now Kettering University)

Teaching Areas

Multidisciplinary Engineering Design, Finite Element Analysis, Manufacturing

Memberships

  • American Society for Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Assistant Professor, Director of Computer Engineering

Phone: 501-279-5197

Email: white@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Arkansas

M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Arkansas

B.S., Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Harding University

Teaching Areas

Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Security, Telecommunications

Awards and Honors

  • Google GRAD CS Scholar, January 2010, selected as an outstanding researcher by Google.
  • Guest Engineering Lecturer, Wuhan, Hubei,  China, summers of 2011 and 2013.
  • Summer Faculty Fellow, US Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Rome, New York, summer of 2012.

Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Arkansas Professional Engineer License Number 15677
Charles Wu

Charles Wu

Associate Professor

Phone: 501-279-5118

Email: wu@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

Teaching Areas

Electrical Engineering

Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
James Mackey

James Mackey

Professor

Phone: 501-279-4512

Email: jmackey@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Teaching Areas

Physics

Memberships

  • Sigma Pi Sigma
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Lambert Murray

Lambert Murray

Professor

Phone: 501-279-4520

Email: lmurray@harding.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Florida State University

Teaching Areas

Physics

Memberships

  • American Physical Society (APS)
Wes Plybon

Wes Plybon

Lab Director

Phone: 501-279-5405

Email: hplybon@harding.edu

Areas of Responsibility

Lab Equipment, Lab Materials, Engineering Sofware, Project Assistance, Safety Training

  
  
  

Department of Engineering & Physics
HU Box 12290
Searcy, AR 72143
Phone: 501-279-5440
Email: engineering@harding.edu