Ambrose Barry

Engineering Technology and Construction Management
Faculty Emeritus, Electrical Engineering Technology
704-687-4185
Degrees & Professional Registration:
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Auburn University, 1971
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 1964
  • REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER, North Carolina (1988-1995)
Research:
  • LAN design & implementation, computer programming, hardware design and interfacing, factory automation, data acquisition, digital communications, R.F. circuit & antenna design
Research Grants:
  • “Mobile Emissions Reduction Grant,” NC Dept. of Transportation ($80,000), 1995
  • “Development of a Unique Multi-Discipline PC-based Data Acquisition, Analysis & Control Mobile Laboratory System,” NSF Instrumentation Laboratory Improvement Grant ($16988), 1993
  • “Alternatives to Cogeneration: A Technology Transfer Demonstration Project,” UNC Charlotte Continuing Education ($20,000), 1993
  • “UNIX/PSPICE Operating Guide,” UNC Charlotte Project Mosaic grant ($200), 1992
  • “Data Acquisition Analysis,” Michelin Tire Company ($2280), 1990
Recent Publications:
  • Barry, A., “Development of Distance Learning experiments using the e-Lab,” Proceedings of the 2001 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Albuquerque, NM, June 2001
  • Barry, A., “Development of a Remotely Controlled Data Acquisition System for a Steam Turbine-Driven Air Compressor Demonstration Project,” ASEE Southeast Regional Conference, 1994
  • Barry, A., “Development of a Unique Multi-Discipline PC-based Data Acquisition, Analysis and Process Control Mobile Laboratory System,” Proceedings of the 1993 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, University of Illinois, June 1993
  • Textbook - Barry, A.G., 68000 Assembly Language Programming and Interfacing – A Unique Approach for the Beginner, Prentice-Hall, 1991
  • Hudson, R. and Barry, A., “A Case Study in the Value of Academic-Industrial Cooperation in an Increasing Competitive Economic Environment,” Proceedings of the 1990 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 1990