• Served on several NSF Review Panels.
  • Vice-Chair of the ASME-AMD Technical Committee On Materials Processing and Manufacturing.
  • Reviewer for several International Journals. Chaired a Symposium on Machining at the 2007 Numiform Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.
  • Organized a symposium on Materials Processing and Metal Forming at the Society for Engineering Science Conference, held at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in October 2004.
  • Chaired a symposium on Materials Processing at the NAMRC conference held at UNC-Charlotte in June 2004.
  • Chaired the Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics Symposium at USTAM conference, Virginia Tech, June 2002.
  • Co-organizer of the Materials Processing Symposium at the ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference, Virginia Tech, June, 1999.
  • Co-organizer of the Metal Forming Symposium at SECTAM XIX conference, Fort Lauderdale, May, 1998.


  • Director of the Graduae Programs, 2003-2009.
  • Member of the Departmental Review Committee, 2008-2010, 2000-2001, 1998-1999.
  • Member of the Search Committee for MEES Department Chair, 2008-2010. Computational Fluid Dynamics Search Committee Chair, 2006-2007.
  • Computational Mechanics Search Committee Chair, 2005-2006.
  • Materials Search Committee Chair, 2004-2005.
  • Computational Mechanics Search Committee Chair, 2004-2005.
  • Computational Mechanics Search Committee Chair, 2001-2002.
  • UNC Charlotte ASME Student Chapter Advisor, 2000-2002.
  • Member of the Graduate Committee, 1999-2003.
  • Chair of the ABET Mechanics and Materials Subject Committee, 1999-2003.


  • Chair of the College Reassignment of Duties Committee, 2010-2011.
  • Member of the Engineering Graduate Committee, 2003-2009.
  • Member of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award Committee, 2006-2007.
  • College Computing Facilities Committee, 1997-2002, 2004-2006.
  • Member of the College of Engineering Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2003-2004.
  • Task Force for Electronic Services, 1996-1997.


  • Member-at-Large, Executive Committee of the Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society, 2010-2011.
  • Member of the University Moodle Enhancement Committee, 2010-2011.
  • Member of the Advisory Group for the Center for Teaching and Learning, UNC Charlotte, 2009-Present.
  • COE Representative on the Graduate Council, 2008-2010.
  • ME\&ES Representative on the campus Faculty Council, 2005-Present.
  • COE Representative for the campus FITSAC committee, 2003-2006.
  • Everitt Foundation Scholarship Committee Member, 2003-2004.