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David W. Melton, Ph.D.

David Melton, Ph.D.

Office: 1335 Klehm Hall
Phone: 217-581-5762
Fax: 217-581-6607
Email: dwmelton@eiu.edu
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Catalog Descriptions: Technology and
Talent Development

Dr. David Melton, associate professor of technology, currently serves as the graduate program's coordinator of graduate study. The department offers a Master of Science in Technology; a Dual Degree in Technology and Sustainable Energy; a Master of Science in Talent Development, and certificate programs in computer technology; quality systems; work performance improvement; training and development; and technology security.

Dr. Melton's teaching and research interests focus on Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum and Titanium Alloys; True Assessment of the Classroom through the Workplace Performance; and History of Technological Development in Yesterday, Today, and the Future.

Admission to the graduate and certificate programs in technology requires an application to the Graduate School as well as an additional application to the School of Technology through MyEIU. Please contact Dr. Melton or visit the program's website for program admission criteria.

first choice Graduate programs achieving the distinction of "First Choice" have applied for and been subjected to rigorous review from EIU's Council on Graduate Studies — with oversight from The Graduate School — to ensure they meet the highest standards of scholarly excellence as evidenced through sustained achievement of criteria developed and adopted by the council in 2006.