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AMS Faculty & Staff - Greg Arbuckle

Dr. Greg Arbuckle

Dr. Greg Arbuckle

Department Chair - Associate Professor

Office:  Environmental Science & Tech 205
Phone:  270-745-2403
Email:  greg.arbuckle@wku.edu

Bio

Education:

  • Ph.D. Technology Management, Specialization in Quality Systems (2004)
  • M.S. Industrial Technology (1999)
  • B.S. Mechanical Technology – Minor Bio-Medical Electronics (1996)

Professional Experience:     

  • Department Chair – Western Kentucky University Aug. 2013 - Present
  • Associate Professor – Western Kentucky University Aug. 2010 – Present
  • Assistant Professor – Western Kentucky University Jan. 2005 – Aug. 2010
  • Assistant Professor – University of Nebraska @ Kearney Jan. 2002 – Dec. 2004
  • Instructor – Indiana State University Aug. 1998 – Dec. 2001
  • Quality Control Engineer – Gartland Foundry June 1996 – Aug. 1998

Professional Memberships & Activities:

  • Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (formally NAIT) 2000 – Present
  • Epsilon Pi Tau  2002 – Present

Past Professional and Academic Association Memberships

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers          2001 – 2006
  • American Society of Quality                      1996 – 1999
  • Institute of Packaging Professionals          2001 – 2002

 Awards & Honors:

  • Certificate of Appreciation – Elizabethtown Community and Technical College April 2007.
  • Ogden College of Science and Engineering – Award for Student Advisement 2007.

Courses

Courses I have taught at WKU:

  • AMS 202 – CADD for Architecture
  • AMS 205 – CADD for Manufacturing
  • AMS 210 – Introduction to Technology
  • AMS 271 – Industrial Statistics
  • AMS 328 – Robotics and Machine Vision
  • AMS 343 – Automated Systems
  • AMS 370 – Computer Numerical Control
  • AMS 371 – Quality Assurance
  • AMS 430 – Technology Management
  • AMS 490 – Senior Research
  • AMS 580 – Six-Sigma Quality
  • AMS 630 – Legal & Ethical Issues in Technology
  • AMS 650 – Industrial Distribution
  • AMS 671 – Quality Management
  • IT 510 – Investigation in Industrial Technology

Research

Research:

  • Research interests include:
  • Quality Systems
  • Quality Management
  • AutoCAD Applications
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Automation
  • Controls

Funding:

  • Edwards-Page, J., Vergonet, B., Arbuckle, G.K., & Pesterfield, L. (2013) Creating a Three-Dimensional Pourbaix Model. Internal FUSE Grant: $4,500.
  • Austin, A. & Arbuckle, G.K. (2013) Improving Process Capability in a Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Cell with the use of a Renishaw 40-2 Spindle Probe. Internal Graduate Grant: $1392.34.
  • Jahan, M. (PI) & Arbuckle, G.K. (2013) Sustainable Machining of Aerospace Materials. Internal RCAP: $15,000. 
  • Ferrell, B. & Arbuckle, G.K. Flexible Manufacturing and Robotics Cell Upgrade. $512,500.
  • Ferrell, B. & Arbuckle, G.K. Equipment Acquisition for the Science, Technology, and Engineering Facility. $1,412,000

Selected Publications:

  • Arbuckle, G.K., Doggett, A.M. & Reaka, B.C. (2013). Comparative Analysis of Student Outcomes for a 2+2 Technology Management and Advanced Manufacturing Baccalaureate Program. TIIJ, Fall 2013.
  • Arbuckle, G.K. & Doggett, A.M. (2012). Creating a State-Wide Transfer Program for Engineering Technology and Technology Management Students. TIIJ, Winter 2012.  
  • Arbuckle, G.K. & McDaniel, D. (2007). Development of an online master’s degree in Technology Management. ASEE Conference Proceedings.
  • Arbuckle, G.K. & Lightner, S. (2006). ISO 9000 in the Iberian Peninsula and the United States. IJME Conference Proceedings.
  • Sinn, J. W., Arbuckle, G.K. et.al. (2002). A quality major. Quality Progress, 35 (10), 24-29


Program Development:

  • 2010-2011       International Exchange program with Reutlingen University in Reutlingen Germany
  • 2007-2009       Industrial cohort program with Weyerhaeuser International for the 2+2 program in Technology Management
  • 2007-2008       Food Automation and Manufacturing Concentration for the Advanced Manufacturing program
  • 2006-2008       Industrial cohort program with Logan County Judge Executive Office for the 2+2 program in Technology Management
  • 2006-2007       Online M.S. in Technology Management

 Laboratory Development

  • 2012-2013       Developed the WKU Advanced Manufacturing Nanotechnology Lab
  • 2006-2011       Senator Mitch McConnell Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics laboratory
  • 2006-2007       Programmable Logic Controller laboratory for the Advanced Manufacturing program

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