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David Wyrick

Professor - Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering

Adjunct Professor - Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering

Wyrick’s research interests are in effective management of technology in small and medium enterprises, engineering management, and engineering education.

Prior to joining WVU, Wyrick served as the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco; the Bryan Pearce Bagley Regents Chair of Engineering at Texas Tech University; and Head of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He also has industrial experience in the petroleum and manufacturing industries. He is a Past President of the American Society for Engineering Management and served as ASEM’s first Assistant Executive Director.


Ph.D., Engineering Management, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1989

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1987

M.S. Engineering Management, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1984

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1979