Andrzej Gapinski

Andrzej Gapinski
Professor of Engineering, Engineering
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Office Location
Eberly Building, 308B
2201 University Drive, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
Biography

Andrzej J. Gapinski is a Professor of Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. A. Gapinski received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with Minor in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA in 1988. He obtained his Master Degree in Electronics, Institute of Engineering Cybernetics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland in 1978. He also holds an International Business Certificate (Podyplomowe Studium Handlu Zagranicznego) from Warsaw School of Economics. His research interests are in systems and control theory and applications, information science and technology, automation in manufacturing processes, project management, and pedagogy. He has over 60 refereed publications in various journals and conference proceedings. He recently published a book on digital design w/FPGA technology. He consulted for industrial and manufacturing firms in the area of industrial control and manufacturing processes.
Foreign Languages: Polish (fluent), German & Russian (moderate), French & Spanish (essential).
Hobbies: sailing (holds captain licence), travel, foreign languages.

Research Interests

Information Technology w/Computer Networks & Cyber-security, Electrical Systems & Control, Robotics, System Modeling and Software Simulations, Digital Technologies and Design, Automation in Manufacturing Processes, Renewable Energy Resources, Project Management, Economics, Sustainability, Applied Ethics, and Pedagogy including online learning & tools, hybrid delivery methods, collaborative methodologies.

Publications

Gapinski, A. J. (2019). Engineering Disasters: The Role of Engineering versus Management. Cumulative Failure Risk Factor. The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration (JMEI), Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 35-48. Summer Issue. ISBN/ISSN 1939-7984

Gapinski, A. J. (2018). Assessment of Effectiveness of Teamwork Skills Learning in Collaborative Learning. The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration (JMEI), 11(2), pp. 1-15. ISBN/ISSN 1939-7984

Gapinski, A. J. (2017). Certificate Programs in Computer Networks, Security, and Cloud Computing in the USA: A Review. E-mentor, 71(4), pp. 64-78. ISBN/ISSN 1731-6758 (Print) ISSN 1731-7428 (Online)/DOI: 10.15219/em71.1313

Gapinski, A. J. (2017). Trust in Project Management. The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration (JMEI), 10(2), pp. 1-11. ISBN/ISSN 1939-7984

Gapinski, A. J. (2017). Automation and its Effect on STEM Occupations. Economic and Ethical Impact. Research in Logistics and Production, Vol. 7(No. 5), pp: 391-407. ISBN/ISSN 2083-4942 (Print) ISSN 2083-4950 (Online)/DOI10.21008/j.2083-4950.2017.7.5.1

Education

Ph D, Electrical Engineering, Texas Tech University

MS, Electronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

BS, Electronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology