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William E Dillon

Other Faculty, Electrical Engineering
Last Updated: January 26, 2021
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Education

Education

    • 1972 PhD in Electrical Engineering
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 1972
    • 1903 MS in Electrical Engineering
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 1903
    • 1902 BS in Electrical Engineering
      Texas A&M University College Station, 1902

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 1978 Registered Professional Engineer ,

Appointments

Appointments

    • June 1979 to Sept 1979 Consulting Engineer
      Texas Electric Service Company (Fort Worth, TX)
      Taught special Power Systems Analysis course to selected Company employees. Analyzed feasibility of pumped storage to relieve backdown of nuclear generation
    • June 1976 to Sept 1976 Texas Electric Service Company
      Consulting Engineer, (Forth Worth, TX)
      Comparison of commercially available stability programs
    • June 1973 to Sept 1974 Research Specialist
      Research and Development, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (New York, NY)
    • Jan 1974 to May 1974 Adjunct Associate Professor
      Electrical Engineering , City College of New York Graduate Annex (NY)
    • Jan 1965 to Aug 1969 Engineer
      Dallas Power & Light Company (Dallas, TX)
      System protection engineering, including protection of substations, genernting stations and transmission lines. Also responsible for specifying and ordering remote supervisory control equipment. Member of study group for determining feasibility of computer control of energy dispatching system.
    • June 1964 to Sept 1964 Researcher
      Dallas Power & Light Company (Dallas, TX)
      Research on feasibility of thunderstorm detection devices
    • June 1963 to Sept 1963 Title Not Specified
      Atlantic Refining Company (Tyler, TX)
      Reservoir analysis, including production capability study of specific petroleum fields

Memberships

    • Jan Unknown to Present Eta Kappa Nu
      Member
      Inactive
    • Jan Unknown to Present Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
      Life Senior Member
    • Jan Unknown to Present Sigma Xi
      Member
    • Jan Unknown to Present Tau Beta Pi
      Member
      Inactive

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2006 College of Engineering nomination for the Chancellor's award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan  2006 Nominated for Outstanding Graduate Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan  2006 Nominated for President's Award for Excellence in Distance Education Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan  2002 Nominated for Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan  2001 Nominated for Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan  2000 Teaching Excellence Award sponsored by College of Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan  1989 Nominated for Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment for the University sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Jan 2004 to Aug 2007 TWD: Recruitment and Retention to Increase the Number of Undergraduate Students in the Electrical Engineering Program sponsored by  -  $91803
      William Dillon (Funded)
    • Dec 1991 to Dec 1996 Innovative Strategic Power Conditioning Strategies." sponsored by  -  $1399942
      William Dillon (Funded)
    • Dec 1995 to Sept 1996 Compact Pulsed Source sponsored by  -  $69927
      William Dillon (Funded)
    • May 1996 to July 1996 Breadboard Radial Line Cooler sponsored by  -  $6000
      William Dillon (Funded)
    • June 1992 to May 1993 Development of Active Filtering for Improved Power Quality, Impact of Electric sponsored by  -  $380010
      William Dillon (Funded)
    • Aug 1990 to Apr 1992 Rail Gun Armature Diagnostics and Experiments sponsored by  -  $665037
      William Dillon (Funded)

Publications


      2000
      • Journal Article
        Performance theory based outcome measurement in engineering education and training
        [Dillon, WilliamE, Kondraske, George, Everett, LouisJ., Volz, RichardA.]. IEEE Transactions on Education. 43(2), 92-99.

      1993
      • Journal Article
        A pulse forming network design for blocked-bore plasma armature experiments
        [Carey, WilliamJ., Barrett, B.D., Nunnally, W.C., Dillon, WilliamE, Eubank, EricL.]. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 29(1), 915-918.

      1991
      • Journal Article
        Thermal-Acoustic-Piezoelectric Power Generation
        [Hall, J.M., Dillon, WilliamE, Nunnally, W.C.]. American Nuclear Society.

      1986
      • Journal Article
        Impact of residential photovoltaic power systems on the distribution feeder
        [Fitzer, Jack, Dillon, WilliamE]. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.(4), 39-42.

      1978
      • Journal Article
        Determining the Static and Dynamic Characteristics of Power System Loads
        [Chen, M.S., Concordia, C., Nagao, T., Fitzer, J., Dillon, WilliamE, Shoults, R.R.]. International Council on Large Electric Systems.

      1974
      • Journal Article
        Power system modeling
        [Chen, Mo-Shing, Dillon, WilliamE]. Proceedings of the IEEE. 62(7), 901-915.

      In Process
      • Conference Proceeding
        Spear II High Voltage Mock-Up
        IEEE High Voltage Workshop
        [Dillon, WilliamE, Nunnally, W.C., Jr C.V. Smith]. Published.

      1992
      • Conference Proceeding
        ELECTRICAL TRIGGERING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A BACK LIGHTED THYRATRON
        Power Modulator Symposium, 1992. Conference Record of the 1992 Twentieth
        [Yechuri, S.S., Dillon, WilliamE, Nunnally, W.C.]. 391. "IEEE".

      1991
      • Conference Proceeding
        SPEAR II high voltage mock up experiment
        Pulsed Power Conference, 1991. Digest of Technical Papers. Eighth IEEE International
        [Dillon, WilliamE, Nunnally, W.C.]. 259-262. "IEEE".

      1989
      • Conference Proceeding
        An Electrolytic Capacitor Based Pulse Forming Network For Maximizing Peak Current in a Railgun Simulator
        Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference
        [Carey, WilliamJ., Barrett, ByronD., Milner, DarrinP., Nunnally, WilliamC., Dillon, WilliamE]. 147-150.
      • Conference Proceeding
        SPEAR I high voltage mock up experiment
        IEEE Transactions of Nuclear Science
        [Allred, D.B., Benson, J.O., Cohen, H.A., Raitt, W.J., Burt, D.A., Katz, I., Jongeward, G.A., Antonaides, J., Alport, M., Boyd, D., Nunnally, W.C., Dillon, WilliamE, Pickett, J., Torbet, RB.]. 1394-1399. "IEEE".

      1988
      • Conference Proceeding
        Insulation Directions for High Power Space Systems
        Space Structures, Power, and Power Conditioning
        [Nunnally, W.C., Dillon, WilliamE, Smith, C.V.]. 871, 182-190. "International Society for Optics and Photonics".

      1972
      • Conference Proceeding
        Transformer modeling in unbalanced three-phase networks
        IEEE Summer power meeting
        [Dillon, WilliamE, Chen, M.S.].

      1986
      • Research Report
        Impact of Residential Utility-Interface Photovoltaic Power Systems on the Utility
        Final Report of Contract 50-58LL for Sandia Laboratories
        [Fitzer, J., Dillon, WilliamE, Ramesh, S., Shen, T.H.]. Young Children.

      1982
      • Research Report
        Impact of Residential Utility­ Interactive PV Power Systems on the Utility
        Final Report of Research Project BX-682 for M.LT. Lincoln Laboratory
        [Fitzer, J., Dillon, WilliamE, Rajas-Negrete, C.R., Chen, Bo].

      In Process
      • Technical Report
        Determining Load Characteristics for Transient Performance
        [Chen, M.S., Fitzer, Jack, Dillon, WilliamE, Nagao, T.]. "Submitted to EPRI". Submitted.

      1972
      • Other
        Modeling and analysis of an electrically propelled transportation system
        [Dillon, WilliamE].

      1969
      • Other
        Power Flow Solution by Bailey’s Method
        [Dillon, WilliamE].

      1967
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Local Back-up Relaying at Cedar Hill 345kV Substation
        Transmission and Distribution Magazine
        [Dillon, WilliamE].

Presentations

    • March  1990
      Banios, EdwardW., Deorajsingh, Bhagwan , Dillon, WilliamE, "Taming CESAR: Updating College of Engineering Student Advisor", Waco, TX. (March 11, 1990).
    • February  1986
      Fitzer, Jack, Dillon, WilliamE, "Impact of Residential Photovoltaic Power Systems on the Distribution Feeder". (February 1, 1986).
    • January  1968
      Dillon, WilliamE, Bunting, H.A., Chen, M.S., "Thermal Network Technique for Calculating the Temperature Rise of a Duct Bank Cable System", Houston, TX. (January 1, 1968).

Students Supervised

    • Aug 2004
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Michael Custer, (Electrical Engineering)
      Development of a Local Asset Management System
    • May 1999
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Pablo Andres Tacconi, (Electrical Engineering)
      A Practical Approach to Shannon Sampling and Interpolation Theory for Maximum Bandwidth Systems
    • Aug 1996
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Gary Randall Sampson, (Electrical Engineering)
      The Analysis and Design of a Quasi-Resonant Stack DC-DC Boost Converter for Low Power Applications
    • May 1996
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Moonshik Kang, (Electrical Engineering)
      Analysis of Resonant Current Pump
    • May 1993
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Daniel L. Schweickart, (Electrical Engineering)
      The Measurement and Characterization of Charge Transport and Growth in Decomposition gases from Electrical Insulation used in Low Pressure Environments
    • May 1993
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Joel M. Hall, (Electrical Engineering)
      Acoustic to Electric Energy Conversi.on Using Piezoelectric Transducers
    • Dec 1992
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Sitarama Rao Yechuri, (Electrical Engineering)
      Investigati,on of Electrical Triggering Methods for a Back -Lighted Thyratron
    • May 1992
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Jun Zhang, (Electrical Engineering)
      The Pressure Measurement of the Plasma Armature of Railgun by Usinga Fiber Optic Pressure Sensor
    • May 1990
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Joel M. Hall, (Electrical Engineering)
      Investigation of Piezoelectric Transducers for Power Conversion Applications
    • 1984
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ramesh Subramanian, (Electrical Engineering)
      Reduced Network Load Flow for a Distribution Feeder
    • 1982
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Bin-Kwie Chen, (Electrical Engineering)
      Effects of Phowvoltaic Sources on the Protection of Radial Distribution Systems
    • 1979
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      I-Hsiang Yu, (Electrical Engineering)
      Protection of Industrial Power Systems
    • 1978
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Yang-Wei Chen, (Electrical Engineering)
      Power System Load Modeling
    • 1976
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Yiu Hung Fung, (Electrical Engineering)
      An Economic Dispatch of Pumped Hydro Swrage
    • 1973
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Madan R. Khatri, (Electrical Engineering)
      Modeling of Effects of Unbalanced Voltages on Three-Phase Induction Mowrs

Courses

      • EE 5191-010 ADV STUDY ELECTRICAL ENGRG
        (Course Id: 102945)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • EE 6397-010 RESEARCH IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103078)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • EE 6697-010 RESEARCH IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103080)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 6397-010 RESEARCH IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103078)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 6397-010 RESEARCH IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103078)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 7399-010 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 1205-101 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 6399-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103079)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 1205-101 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 1205-301 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 7399-011 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 1205-101 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 7399-011 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 1205-101 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 1205-301 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 2415-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 2415-101 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 2415-102 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 111808)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 7399-011 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 1205-101 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • EE 2315-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 102830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 6999-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103083)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 1205-021 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 1205-023 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 5398-011 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103040)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 2315-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 102830)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 6999-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103083)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • EE 2315-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 102830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 6999-010 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103083)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 1105-001 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 1105-002 INTRO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102814)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 2315-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 102830)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • EE 2320-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 102834)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 2315-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 102830)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 2440-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS WITH LAB
        (Course Id: 102837)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 6399-010 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103079)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 6999-010 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103083)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 5392-010 PROJECT IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103039)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • EE 2315-001 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 102830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • EE 6399-010 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103079)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • EE 6999-010 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103083)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • EE 6372-001 HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 103076)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Aug 2009 to  Present Graduate Advisor
      Ph.D. Program
    • Oct 2000 to  Present Committee Member
      Strategic Planning Committee for Electrical Engineering Department
    • Sept 1996 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Undergraduate Distance Education for Electrical Engineering Department
    • Oct 2010 to  Oct 2012 Committee Member
      Undergraduate Assembly representing the Electrical Engineering Department
    • Aug 2003 to  Aug 2007 Graduate Advisor
      Ph.D. Program
    • Oct 2000 to  Oct 2004 Committee Member
      Undergraduate Assembly representing the Electrical Engineering Department
    • Sept 2000 to  Sept 2003 Committee Chair
      Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for Electrical Engineering Department
    • Aug 2002 to  Aug 2003 Undergraduate Advisor
      Electrical Engineering Department
    • Sept 1990 to  Aug 1992 University Senate Service
      Faculty Senate representing Electrical Engineering Department
    • Sept 1990 to  Aug 1991 Committee Chair
      Equity Committee for Faculty Senate
    • Sept 1983 to  May 1986 Undergraduate Advisor
      Electrical Engineering Department
    • Sept 1981 to  Sept 1983 Committee Member
      Scholastic Standards Committee
    • Sept 1981 to  Sept 1982 Chairperson
      University Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Departmental Use of Electronic Student Records
    • Sept 1975 to  Aug 1977 Committee Member
      University Parking Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Jan 1991 to  Dec 1991
      Committee Member (Dallas, TX,
      IEEE T&D Symposium & Exhibition - Student Activities Committee
    • Jan 1990 to  Dec 1990
      Committee Chair (Dallas, TX,
      MidCon - Student Activities Committee
    • June 1973 to  Sept 1974
      Officer, Other Officer (New York, NY,
      Committee of Electric Power Research Institute
      Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.