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The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University recently announced Dr. Chuck Bunting as the new Associate Dean of Research and Sponsored Programs. Bunting will officially assume the role in the new year. Bunting, the Halliburton Professor of Engineering in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been on faculty at OSU for 11 years.

"Dr. Bunting is an exciting addition to the College Leadership Team," said Dr. Paul Tikalsky, Dean. "He is an experienced faculty that understands the needs for collaborative efforts and interdisciplinary research. He has great insight into what is necessary to elevate our profile in innovation and research. I look forward to working with Dr. Bunting to advance the college and OSU."

Bunting has an extensive background in academic research and is nationally recognized in the area of electrical engineering. Bunting received an A.A.S. degree in electronics technology from Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach, VA, and a B.S. degree in engineering technology from Old Dominion University, where he graduated with the highest honors. He went on to receive both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Virginia Tech in electrical engineering.

Bunting worked with the Naval Aviation Depot as an Apprentice, an Electronics Mechanic, and an Electronics Measurement Equipment Mechanic, from 1981 to 1989. Then, from 1994 to 2001, he was on faculty with the department of engineering technology at Old Dominion University. There, he worked closely with NASA Langley Research Center on electromagnetic field penetration in aircraft structures and reverberation chamber simulation.

Bunting joined the faculty at OSU in 2001, as an associate professor and was promoted to full professor in 2011.

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Published on: January 1, 2013