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Hugh Jack

Hugh Jack

Distinguished Professor

College of Engineering and Technology

Engineering and Technology

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2150
Office: 335 Belk Building
Personal Website:


Dr. Jack holds degrees in both electrical and mechanical engineering. He currently serves as the Cass Balleneger Distinguished Professor in the School of Engineering + Technology.


  • Ph D, The University of Western Ontario, Mechanical Engineering
  • BS, The University of Western Ontario, Electrical Engineering

Teaching Interests

Teaching interests include design, project management, system modeling and control, PLCs, industrial automation, robotics, electronics design, computer architectures, and mechatronics.

Research Interests

Topics include Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence in robotics/controls, embedded systems, discrete event control, and internet-connected systems.

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