Charles Mobley

Charles Mobley
Faculty Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Phone: 
704-687-4195
Fax: 
704-687-6653
Degrees & Professional Registration: 
  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1972
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1964
  • REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER, North Carolina
Other Professional Appointments: 
  • Mississippi State University, Industrial Engineering Department, Graduate assistant, 1970-1972
  • Campus Sportswear, Chester, South Carolina, Woven Division, Director of Material Management, 1968-1971
  • Garan, Inc., Starkville, Mississippi, Corporate Director of Material Management, 1966-1968
  • Garan, Inc., Starkville, Mississippi, Staff Industrial Engineer, 1964-1966
  • Atlas Truck Company, Amory, Mississippi, Engineering Designer, 1963
  • Consultant: North Carolina A & T University (2000), Thermal Conditioning, Inc. (1999), Carolinas Healthcare System (1998), Prentice-Hall (1998), Dellinger Mechanical Corporation (1998), NyPro Carolinas (1996), D. Tino, Inc. (1995), Biomet Corporation (1995), Zimmer Corporation (1994), Carolinas Medical Center (1993), Charlotte Orthopaedic Specialists (1990)
  • Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering Technology program, 1998- 2004
  • Standing Committee on Safety and Health, Member, 1983-present
  • Engineering Technology Department Promotion and Tenure Committee: Chair, 2000 & 2001; Member, 2003
  • Faculty Advisor to HVAC Team for Solar Decathlon Project, 2002
  • Engineering Technology Department Search Committee, 1998-2000
  • Ad Hoc Departmental Committee on Distance Education, Chairman, 1997-2000
  • Mechanical, Materials, and Manufacturing Equipment Committee, Member 1986-present
  • Industrial Engineering Technology curriculum planner, 1977-2000
  • Laboratory coordinator-Instrumentation laboratory, 1974-present
  • Engineering Economics course taught in-house for Duke Power Co., Charlotte, N.C.
  • EIT and PE review courses, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Community college informational/recruitment visits
Research Grants: 
  • PI/co-PI “Biomechanical Analysis of Micromotion at the Acetabular Cup-Liner Interface,” Carolinas Medical Center ($18,572), 1993
  • “Performance Evaluation of a Magnipulsion Engine” Transtrak, Inc. through Engineering Research and Industrial Development (ERID) ($1500), 1989
  • “Feasibility of Fire Extinguishing System for Modular Housing,” Craft Home Exteriors ($2145), 1988
Recent Publications: 
  • C.E. Mobley, P. Rojeski, M. Gonzalez, C. Turner, “I’ll Take Some Fries, Hold the Smoke-Measurement of Air Quality in Restaurants,” Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration News, pages?, June 2000
  • T. K. Fehring, Stuart Smith, E.R. Braun, C.E. Mobley, P.L Wang, W.L. Griffin “Motion at the Modular Acetabular Shell and Liner Interface,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, No. 367 pp. 306-314, 1999
  • Instrumentation Laboratory Manual, Tailored Text, Inc., 1999
  • C.E. Mobley, P.L Wang, E.R. Braun “A Comparative Study of Motion at the Modular Acetabular Shell-Liner Interface,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, proceedings, where, month? 1996
  • C.E. Mobley, P.L Wang, E.R. Braun “Comparison of Modular Porous Metal-backed Acetabular Components in Total Hip Arthroplasty,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, same as above 1996
  • T.K. Fehring, E.R. Braun, C.E. Mobley, P.L. Wang, S.E. Smith, “Liner Motion in Modular Acetabular Components: A Comparison Study,” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual ETMEing, where, 1996
  • T.K. Fehring, P. Hurley, E.R. Braun, C.E. Mobley, P.L. Wang, “Modular Acetabular Components – Are They Really Metal-backed?” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual ETMEing, where, 1992
  • T.K. Fehring, P. Hurley, E.R. Braun, C.E. Mobley, P.L. Wang, “Polyethylene Liners in Modular Porous Acetabular Components-A Comparative Analysis,” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual ETMEing, where, 1992
  • T.K. Fehring, E.R. Braun, C.E. Mobley, P.L. Wang, “Modular Acetabular Components,” Charlotte Orthopaedic Specialists Hip Symposium, 1992
  • T.K. Fehring, P. Hurley, E.R. Braun, C.E. Mobley, P.L. Wang, “Acetabular Cup Design” Carolinas Medical Center Spring Symposium, 1991
Honors & Awards: 
  • Tau Alpha Phi Outstanding Professor Award, UNC Charlotte, 1998