Name and Academic Rank: Alan Weston, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Engineering Science, SIUC, August 1991
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, SIUC, May 1988
B.S., Thermal & Environmental Engineering, SIUC, August 1986
A.A.S., Mining Technology, Rend Lake College, May 1984
Date of Original Appointment: August 1, 1991, Assistant Professor
Dates of Advancement in Rank: July 1, 1996, Tenured and Promoted Associate Professor
Other Related Experience - Teaching, Industrial, etc.:
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, August 1986-August 1991
Motorcycle Racing Mechanic, Metz, France, 1978-1979.
Technical Interpreter, French-English, Olin Corporation, Marion, Illinois, 1983-1984.
Software Development, OS-9 Communications software, C Language, 1994-1997.
Software Development, VBScript Applications, TantriCom, Inc., Marion, Illinois 2002.
Consulting, Patents, etc.:
Energy Waterflood Unit Oil Wells, Zeigler, IL, 1988-1990.
Expert Witness, Beedle & Isaacs, Carbondale, Illinois, 1992-1993.
Heating & AC Retrofit, Ensign-Bickford, Wolf Lake, Illinois, 1996.
Composite Structures, Brees Studios, Murphysburo, Illinois, 1997.
Armstrong & Green, Marion, Illinois, 1997-1998.
C. Tony Davis, Marion, Illinois, 1999.
Classified C/C++ Programming, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and Lindsey & Associates, Carbondale, IL, 2000.
Composite Structures, Brees Studios, Murphysburo, IL, 2000-2001.
Howmet Thermatech Coatings, Proprietary Electrodeposition Process, Whitehall, MI, 2000-2001.
Armstrong & Green, Marion, Illinois, 2002.
Composite Structures, Brees Studios, Murphysburo, Illinois, 2002.
Structural Overhead Frames, Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lexington Design and Fabrication, Arleta, California, 2003 .
Composite Tree Engineering, Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Brees Studios, Murphysburo, Illinois, 2003-2004.
Armstrong & Green, Marion, Illinois, 2004.
Collaborative Design Calculations with Inspect Engineering, 2004.
Composite Tree Engineering & Steelworks, Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, P; Brees Studios, Murphysburo, Illinois 2006-2007.
State(s) in Which Registered: Illinois, 1996
Principal Publications of Last Five Years: None
Scientific and Professional Societies of Which a Member:
Tau Beta Pi
Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years:
Faculty Affairs Committee (Engineering), 1999-2006.
Search Committee (MEEP), 2005
Faculty Affairs Committee (MEEP), 2004-2007, Chair
Tau Beta Pi Faculty Advisor, 2006-Present
FSAE Faculty Advisor, 2007-Present