KELVIN T. ERICKSON

Professor
221 Emerson Electric Co. Hall
Rolla, MO 65409-0040
Phone: 573-341-4757
Fax: 573-341-6671
kte@mst.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Manufacturing automation
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Plantwide process control
  • Model based predictive control
  • System identification

Bio

Education

  • B.S.E.E. University of Missouri-Rolla, 1978 (now known as Missouri University of Science and Technology)
  • M.S.E.E. University of Missouri-Rolla, 1979
  • Ph.D.E.E. Iowa State University, 1983

 

Selected Publications

 Conference Presentations

  • “Distance Lab for Automation Engineering,” Process Control and Safety Symposium, Houston, TX, Nov. 12, 2015.
  • “Introduction to PLC Programming,” Process Control and Safety Symposium, Houston, TX, Oct. 9, 2014.
  • “Introduction to HMI Programming,” Process Control and Safety Symposium, Houston, TX, Oct. 9, 2014.

 

Book Publications

  • Erickson, K. T., Programmable Logic Controllers: An Emphasis on Design and Application, 3rd Ed, Dogwood Valley Press, 2016.
  • Erickson, K. T., Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers: An Emphasis on Design and Application, Dogwood Valley Press, 2013.
  • Erickson, K. T., Progammable Logic Controllers: An Emphasis on Designand Application,2ndEd, Dogwood Valley Press, 2011.
  • Erickson, K. T. and Hedrick, J. L., Plantwide Process Control, Wiley, 1999.

Other Publications

  • Gupta, K., A. McClanahan, K. Erickson and R. Zoughi, “Show Me the Road to Hydrogen, Task 5: Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE)”, Final Report, University Transportation Center (UTC), p. 45, December 2006
  • Ramalingam, A., A. Miller, K. T. Erickson, “SCADA System Vulnerability Analysis,” Proceedings of the Working Together: R&D Partnerships in Homeland Security Conference, Boston, MA, April 27-28, 2005.
  • Dunn-Norman, S., K. T. Erickson, E. Keith Stanek, and Ann Miller, “Reliability of Presure Signals in Offshore Pipeline Leak Detection,” final report to Department of the Interior, MMS TA&R Program, Feb. 4, 2005, under http://www.mms.gov/tarprojects/398.htm

 Recent Grants

  • Controls Laboratory Equipment, Missouri S&T (Co-principal Investigator with Jagannathan Sarangapani).

 Selected Awards

  • UMR Faculty Excellence Award, 1989 -90, 1990 -91, 1991-92
  • UMR Outstanding Teacher Award 1987 -88, 1988 -89, 1990-91, 1994-95,1998-99, 1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009,2014-15
  • IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, 2015
  • Dean of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award 2003-04

 

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