College of Engineering and Technology

Wes Stone

Wes Stone

Department of Engineering & Technology
Interim Department Head
Associate Professor
Phone: 828-227-2168
Email: wstone@wcu.edu
Homepage: http://paws.wcu.edu/wstone/
Office Address: Belk 222

Education:

  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Interest:

Professional interests include machining processes, SixSigma quality, and laser micro-machining.

Selected Publications & Presentations:

  • Stone, W., & Kurfess, T. R. (2007). Grinding Titanium Aluminide: Subsurface Damage. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 12 (1/2/3), 200-224.
  • Stone, W., & Kuhn, Z. (2007). Integrating Laser Machining Applications into a Quality Course for Engineering Technology Students. Proceedings of the 2007 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition.
  • Stone, W. L. (2005). The History of Robotics. In T. R. Kurfess (Ed.), Robotics and Automation Handbook. (pp. 1-1 to 1-12). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.
  • Ferguson, C. W., Ball, A., Stone, W. L., & McCrary, P. (2005). Engaging Industry in Graduate Engineering/Technology Education. Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition.
  • Sanger, P. A., Ball, A., Ferguson, C., McDaniel, B., & Stone, W. (2005), Teaming in Engineering Technology Education: Lessons Learned and Experience that Works. Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition.
  • Stone, W. L., & Will, J. D. (2004). Optimizing the Structure for a Multidisciplinary Senior Design Experience. Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition.
  • Stone, W. L., & Kurfess, T. R. (2002). Titanium Aluminide – Material Properties as a Function of Temperature. Proceedings of the Japan - USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 1, 533-536.
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