George Devine


  • MA Industrial Technology (Appropriate Technology), (Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Epsilon Lambda) Appalachian State University
  • BSEE Electrical/ Electronics Engineering, University of Alabama
  • MSEE 12 Hours graduate courses toward MSEE, University of Alabama
  • PhD 12 Hours graduate courses toward PhD in Manufacturing Technology, Indiana State University


Additional postgraduate studies:

  • Cambridge University, England
  • University of Dayton, Dayton OH   
  • United Theological Seminary, Dayton OH     


Training in: 

  • Management and Leadership
  • International Negotiations
  • Business Accounting / EVA / ROI / RONA / ROCE
  • Project Planning / PERT charts     
  • Manufacturing Processes and Quality Control



Instructor (Adjunct) – Appalachian State University

  • Society and Technology
  • Introduction to Electronics
  • Drafting/CAD
  • Product Design
  • Energy Issues and Technology
  • Exxon Enterprises – Design team, developing and implementing program training for senior executives 
  • Harris Electronics – Trained military personnel in basic electronics, communication equipment design, operation, and repair - Vietnam 



Worked with regulatory authorities worldwide on quality, design, construction, and electrical/electronic standards (including those for hazardous areas):

  • UL – USA
  • BASEFA – United Kingdom
  • PTB – Germany
  • Other countries – France, Netherlands, Australia, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Central, and South 
  • CSA – Canada



  • ISO 9000 programs
  • 6-Sigma programs
  • Demand Flow Manufacturing
  • Just-In-Time Manufacturing
  • Concurrent Engineering Design


Patents Received:

  • Received multiple patents for electronics and hydraulics, both in the United States and internationally

Publications (refereed):


  • Devine, G. (2004). CRITICAL CHAIN PROJECT MANAGEMENT: CONTROVERSY AND BENEFITS; The International Journal of Applied Management and Technology, Volume 2, Number 1, May 2004


Background Experience:

  • Instructor (Adjunct) Appalachian State University
  • Group Vice-President over 10 companies 
  • President – Manufacturing Company
  • President – Electronics Company
  • President – Consulting Company
  • International Functional Coordinator – 14 affiliates
  • Vice-President Technology and Quality – 4 companies


Professional Affiliations:

  • Elected to the Dayton Engineers Club           


Title: Adjunct Instructor
Department: Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

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