Dr. Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management (ETCM) within the William States Lee College of Engineering at UNC Charlotte. His background includes instrumentation-based process control, process modeling, data analytics, data-driven decision making, and software development, with over 10 years of industrial experience in the energy industry (instrumentation and controls engineering).



Ph.D. Electrical Engineering UNC Charlotte 2015
M.S. Electrical Engineering UNC Charlotte 2012
M.S. Mechanical Engineering UNC Charlotte 2008
B.S.E.T. Mechanical Engineering Technology UNC Charlotte 2005

Dissertation Topic: Advanced Control Applications for a Nonlinear System based on Prediction and Adaptation



2019-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.
2010-2019 Electrical and I&C / IV&V Engineering, AREVA / Orano Federal Services LLC, Charlotte, NC.
2008-2010 I&C Engineering, New Plants Engineering, AREVA NP Inc., Charlotte, NC.
2008-2019 Part-time Instructor, Engineering Technology, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC.


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