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Martin, Terry

Martin, Terry

Dr. Terry Martin
Professor and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Electrical Engineering
Office: ADMN 422
Phone: (479) 575-2151
E-mail: tmartin@uark.edu


Education

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas

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Teaching and Research

  • Control Systems

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Biographical Information Terry Martin received a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1977, a M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1983 in Digital Control, and a Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1989 in Nonlinear Control from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering faculty at the University of Arkansas in 1983 and has remained there until the present time. Since 1983, he has served as an Associate Department Head, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Assistant Department Head, Instructor, and Research Associate. He also worked for Reynolds Metals Company from 1977 to 1982. While at Reynolds, he served as a Project Engineer, Process Control Engineer, and Reduction Supervisor at the Jones Mills Reduction Plant in Arkansas and as a Research Engineer at the Reduction Research Laboratory in Sheffield, Alabama. During this time, he worked on the design team that developed the first automated digital temperature controller for a ring-baking furnace for carbon anodes. At the University of Arkansas, he has conducted research pertaining to reducing external disturbance effects in control systems, fuzzy logic, neural networks, disturbance accommodation control, nonlinear control, chatter control on milling operations, dissolved oxygen in bio-reactors, servo systems, switching converters, quality control of manufacturing processes, digital line impedance meter, and multiphase control of switched reluctance motor. He has been working on funded research projects sponsored by NSF, Army, Navy, DARPA, Arkansas Science and Technology Authority, Texas Instruments, and Baldor Electric. Dr. Martin's fields of interests are Control Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Intelligent Control, and Power Electronics. Dr. Martin has received several Teaching Awards for his academic performance and has also been inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Electrical Engineers.