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Thomas Scott

Associate Professor (Retired)
Engineering Technology and Management
Stocker Center 123A

Since coming to Ohio University in 1993, Thomas Scott has taught Metal Fabrication, Power Transmission, Electronics, Robotics, Controls, Materials, Six Sigma, and Operations Management.

He held various engineering design and management positions at Allison Gas Turbine, GMC, during a 28-year period prior to joining the University. His responsibilities included management of engine/airframe integration, management of research analysis, application of digital controls for gas turbine engines, and design and development of internal flow systems using analytical and experimental techniques. Concurrent with his industrial experience, Scott taught for 10 years as an adjunct professor in the Manufacturing Technology Department at Purdue University.

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Higher Education, Ohio University, 1999. M.B.A., Business Administration, Butler University, 1976. B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, General Motors Institute (Kettering), 1970.


  • Russ Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • White Teaching Award
  • NAIT Outstanding Professor of Industrial Technology Award
  • Kraft Family Scholar
  • President EECT Exemplary Contributions Award
  • Department of Industrial Technology Teaching Award

Other (1)

  • Scott, T. (1997). The Perceptions of Engineering Faculty Regarding Critical Thinking.

Conference Proceeding (2)

  • Scott, T. (1997). Process Control in Manufacturing using Digital Electronics and Sensing. NAIT 30th Annual Convention.
  • Scott, T. (1995). Recent Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing. 28th National Association of Industrial Technology Convention.

Book, Textbook (1)

  • Scott, T. (1999). Power Transmission: Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Electrical. Prentice Hall.

Journal Article, Academic Journal (4)

  • Scott, T. (2009). A Simulation Program for Demonstration and Analysis of Closed Loop Negative Feedback Control. 7. Libertyville, IL: Journal of Communication and Computer; 6: pages 6-15.
  • Waldrop, P., Scott, T. (2000). Making Total Quality Management and Just-in-Time Manufacturing Work. Journal of Technology Studies; 30.
  • Scott, T., Waldrop, P. (2000). Case Studies in Personnel Selection and Training for Cell/Team Operations. NAIT Journal.
  • Scott, T. (1998). Using Real Industry Sites for Laboratory Instruction. Manufacturing Education for the 21st Century published by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers; 5: 367.

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book (1)

  • Scott, T. (1997). Engine Control. Aircraft Propulsion System Design.


  • Scott, T. Diffuser for Gas Turbine Engine. 4,458,479.