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Oklahoma State University

Turner, Wayne C.

Ph.D., P.E., C.E.M.

Emeritus Regents Professor

Industrial Engineering & Management
Oklahoma State University
322 Engineering North
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-6055
E-mail: wturner@okstate.edu

 

Areas of Interest

  • Energy Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Facility Management (location, layout and material handling)
  • Engineering Economy

Please visit Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)

Academic Qualifications

Dr. of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1972

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1971

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1964

Professional Experience

Wayne C. Turner, PhD, PE, CEM, is a Regents Professor in the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at Oklahoma State University. As founder/director of OSU’s Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), he has conducted or supervised well over 800 energy audits for industrial and commercial facilities. Dr. Turner has broad experience in energy management, and has authored five textbooks and numerous articles in professional magazines and journals. He has won many teaching and professional awards and is listed in several Who’s Who publications. He has served as past president of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and is in AEE’s Hall of Fame. He is Editor of ENERGY
ENGINEERING, a professional Journal of AEE.

Selected Publications and Paper Presentations

A. Books

Energy Management Handbook, 5th Edition, Fairmont Press, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004

Guide To Energy Management, 4th Edition, Fairmont Press, Atlanta, Georgia, 2003

Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 3rd Edition 1993,1978 Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award.

Solutions Manual for Introduction to Industrial Systems Engineering, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1978, 1987, W. C. Turner, K. E. Case, J. H. Mize.

B. Chapters in Books

"Energy Management and Conservation," Chapter in Small Industry Operations Handbook, published by Commission of Work Quality Productivity and SBA.

"Industrial Energy Management," Chapter in Industrial Engineering Handbook, Wiley Interscience, March, 1982.

"Energy Management," Chapter in Handbook of Modern Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Wiley Interscience, 1984.

"Automated Material Handling and Energy Management," Chapter in Automated Material Handling and Storage Systems, Auerbach Publishers, Pennsauken, New Jersey, 1984.

"Small Scale Systems" Chapter in The Cogeneration Sourcebook Fairmont Press, Atlanta Ga. 1985 (Reprinted article).

C. Articles

(approximately 200 articles in leading journals and magazines; a few are referenced below)

Woodroof, Eric, Wayne C. Turner, “Financial Arrangements for Energy Management Projects”, Proceedings 20th
World Energy Engineering Congress, Atlanta, GA, November 1997.

Woodroof, Eric, Wayne C. Turner, “Financial Arrangements for Energy Management Projects”,
ENERGY ENGINEERING Vol. 95 #3, 1998.

Mont, Javier A., Wayne C. Turner, “A Study on Real-Time Pricing Electric Tariffs” ENERGY ENGINEERING,
Vol. 96 #4, 1999.

Petursson, Gestur and Wayne C. Turner, “Reducing Facility Operating Costs through On-Site Generation of
Electricity”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 98

D. Editorial Letters

(selected letters out of many)

Turner, Wayne C., “Your Role in Energy Management”, Vol. 93, No. 2.

Turner, Wayne C., “Energy Management – Newer and More Exciting”, Vol. 94, No. 3.

Turner, Wayne C., “A Controversy: Publish Controversial Articles or Not?” Vol. 94, No. 4.

Turner, Wayne C., The International Connection of Energy Management”, Vol. 94, No. 5.

Turner, Wayne C., “Energy Management is Maturing Rapidly”, Vol. 95, No. 1.

Turner, Wayne C., “Energy Management—Revisiting the Ideas That Work”, Vol. 95, NO. 2.

Turner, Wayne C., “I’m from the Federal Government and I’m Here to Help You”, Vol. 95 No. 3.

Turner, Wayne C., “Publishing Articles in Energy Engineering Is Good for Your Business”, Vol. 95 No. 4

Turner, Wayne C., “Just What Is An Industrial Assessment Center?” Vol. 95 No. 5.

Turner, Wayne C., “Professional Involvement Is Good for You and Your Profession” Vol. 95 No. 6

Turner, Wayne C. “Conferences and Shows Are For Us” Vol. 96 No. 1 (1999)

Turner, Wayne C. “International Energy Management Is Hot”, Vol. 96 No. 2

Turner, Wayne C. “Welcome Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium”, Vol. 96 No. 3

Turner, Wayne C. “ Industrial Assessment Centers Strike Again”, Vol. 96 No. 4

Turner, Wayne C. “What is A Peer Reviewed Publication?”, Vol. 96 No. 5

Turner, Wayne C. “The Only Thing Not Changing is That Everything Is Changing”, Vol. 96 No. 6

Turner, Wayne C. “The New Millennium Is Here”, Vol. 97 No. 1 (2000)

Turner, Wayne C. “Conferences and Shows Are For Us”, Vol. 97 No.2

Turner, Wayne C. “Global Warming: Real or Not, It Will Affect Our Jobs”, Vol. 97 No. 3.

Turner, Wayne C. “A Trail Mix”, Vol. 97 No. 4

Turner, Wayne C. “Energy Management and Our International Friends”, Vol. 97 No. 5

Turner, Wayne C. “Energy Management and Publishing Articles” Vol. 98 No. 1

Turner, Wayne C. “The Reality of Electricity Deregulation”, Vol. 98 No. 2

Turner, Wayne C. “We Have Work to Do: Let’s Pull Together” Vol. 98 No. 3

Turner, Wayne C. “Now We Get To Show What We Can Do” Vol. 98 No. 4

Turner, Wayne C. “International Energy Management” Vol. 98 No. 5

Turner, Wayne C. “The Time for Submetering Is Now” Vol. 98 No. 6

Turner, Wayne C. “An Open Letter to Congress, DOE, and EPA”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 99 No. 1

Turner, Wayne C. “Something to Think About”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 99 No. 2

Turner, Wayne C. “A Response to the Above”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 99 No. 3

Turner, Wayne C. “A Letter from a Reader”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 99 No. 4

Turner, Wayne C. “Helen and Joy Deserve Our Thanks”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 99 No. 5

Turner, Wayne C. “Guest Editorial”, ENERGY ENGINEERING, Vol. 99 No. 6

Wright, Anthony L., ET. al., “Results From the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) Steam Tool Benchmarking Support Project”, STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Vol 22 No. 3, 2003

Turner, Wayne C., “Have A Great Life Bill”, Editorial Letter, STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Vol. 22 No. 3, 2003

Capehart, Barney L., et. al., “New Certification Program Available for Distributed Generation and Combined Heat and Power Professionals”, THE COGENERATION JOURNAL, forthcoming

Awards, Honors and Professional Society Memberships

(Numerous honors and awards. Only a select few are presented below:)

Regents Professor, Oklahoma State University, 1989-present.

Environmental Educator Award, Environmental Management Institute, Atlanta, GA, 1990

Outstanding Professor, College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Oklahoma State University, 1989 (Haliburton Award)

Fellow - Institute of Industrial Engineers, May, 1988 to present.

Energy Professional Development Award, Association of Energy Engineers, 1983.

Certified Energy Manager, Association for Energy Engineers

Energy Management articles in Modern Materials Handling - Winner, Neal Award for Best Series of Contributed Articles, 1980. Association of Business Publishers.

Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award to Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering, 1978

Registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma.

Editor, Energy Engineering, 1996, 1997, 1998 - Present.

Secretary, Association of Energy Engineers, 1994-1995.

President Elect, Association of Energy Engineers, 1995-1996.

President, Association of Energy Engineers, 1996-97.

Past President, Association of Energy Engineers, 1997-1998.

Executive Board, Association of Energy Engineers, 1994-1998.

Advisory Board, World Energy Engineering Congress, 1985 – Present.

Elected to Association of Energy Engineers Hall of Fame, 1998

Distinguished Service Award, Association of Energy Engineers, 1998