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FACULTY NAME



Earnest W. Fant


ACADEMIC RANKS



Associate Professor 8/94
-
present (7
-
years service)


Assistant
Professor

8/88
-
8/94 (6
-
years service)


HIGHEST DEGREE/INSTITUTION CONFERRING DEGREE



Ph. D. Industrial Engineering
-

Texas Tech Univer
sity


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY


Associate Professor and Associate Director of TLI: Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of
Arkansas, 5/00
-
Present (1
-
years service).

Associate Professor: Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 8/94
-
5/00

(6
-
years service).

Assistant
Professor: Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 8/88
-
8/94 (6
-
years service).

Visiting Assistant Professor : Department of
Industrial
Engineering, Texas Tech University, 8/87
-
8/88.

Graduate Research Assi
stant: Department of
Industrial
Engineering, Texas Tech University, 1/85
-
8/87.

Consultant: Dallas
-
Fort Worth Hospital Council, 9/83
-
1/85.

Director of Shared Services Division: Dallas
-
Fort Worth Hospital Council, Dallas, TX, 3/72
-
9/83.

Senior Industri
al Engineer: Collins Radio Company, Richardson, TX, 8/66
-
3/72.

Tool and Gauge Specialist: General Electric Corporation, Tyler, TX, 7/65
-
8/66.

Field Artillery Officer: U. S. Army, Ft. Sill, OK, 7/63
-
7/65.


AREAS OF RESEARCH SPECIALIZATION



Machine
Vision and Robotics, Health Care Systems Engineering, Electronics Manufacturing


FIVE MOST RECENT PEER
-
REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS/JURIED EXHIBITS



Fant, Earnest W.,
Consider Machine Vision
, K & L Consultants, Inc., 1999.


Fant, Earnest W.,
Consider Machine

Vision
, 2
nd

Edition, K & L Consultants, Inc., 2001.


Fant, Earnest W.,
Instructor's Manual,

Consider Machine Vision
, 2
nd

Edition, K & L Consultants, Inc., 2001.


Fant, E.W. and Thompson, K.S., “Timeliness of Assessment and Decision Affects Quality,”
Proceedings of
the Arkansas Quality Conference
, Arkansas Quality Council, Little Rock, Arkansas, March 1998.


Fant, E.W. and Asfahl, C.R., “Die Wear Inspection Using Machine Vision,”
Proceedings of the Technology
for Manufacturing Conference
, co
-
sponsor
ed by Massey University and Monash University,
Palmerston North, New Zealand, February 1997.



FUNDED RESEARCH SINCE 1995



Principal Investigator, “Development of Productivity
-
Based Selective Maintenance Strategies,” Pine Bluff


Arsenal through The L
ogistics Institute, August 2000 through August 2001 ($50,000).



Principal Investigator, “Model Development of a Total Integrated Maintenance System,” Pine Bluff


Arsenal through The Logistics Institute, August 1999 through August 2000 ($50,000).



Principal Investigator, “Preparation for ISO 9000 Certification and Individual Report development


Supported by Electronic Spreadsheet and/or Database,” Red River Army Depot through The Logistics


Institute, August 1998 through August 1999 ($50,000).



Principal Investigator, “A Simulation
-
Based Decision Support System for Production Scheduling and


Capacity Analysis in Repair/Rework Operations: On
-
Site Installation,” Red River Army Depot through


The Logistics Institute, August 1997 through A
ugust 1998 ($50,000).



Principal Investigator, “Automated Capacity and Capability Analysis in Repair/Rework Operations,” Red


River Army Depot through The Logistic Institute, August 1996 through August 1997 ($50,000).



Principal Investigator, “Non
-
Contact Measurement of Extruded Part and Its Die,” funded by Kawneer


Company, June 1996 through March 1997 ($3,000).



Principal Investigator, “Machine Vision Inspection of M550 Escapement Assembly,” funded by Pine Bluff


Arsenal, January 1996 th
rough June 1996 ($3,000).



Principal Investigator, “Capacity and Capability Analysis in Repair/Rework Operations,” Red River Army


Depot through The Logistic Institute, August 1995 through August 1996 ($50,000
).


SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY/PROFESSION/COMM
UNITY IN LAST YEAR


Reviewer for
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research 1999, 2000, 2001

Reviewer for
Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering 2000

UA
-
College Academic Programs Committee 1998
-
2001

UA
-
College Service Course Committee 1999
-
2002

UA
-
Biological/Agricultural Dept. Search Committee 2001

UA
-
IE Equipment Committee 1996
-
2000

UA
-
IE Scholarships, Awards, and Banquet Committee 2001