Roy S. Nutter Jr.

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Inducted:

05/04/1990

Degrees:

B.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1966 
 M.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1968 
 Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1971

Dr. Roy S. Nutter, Jr. received three degrees from WVU: the BSEE in 1966, the MSEE in 1968 and the PhD in 1971. From 1972-74 he was with National Cash Register's Accounting Computer Division where he designed microprocessor based systems. In 1974 he joined the EE department faculty where he has used his knowledge of microcomputers in both teaching and research. He has received the WVU Research of the Year Award in 1988-89, College of Engineering's Outstanding Researcher Award in 1988-89, 1984-85, 1983-84 and 1982-83, the Outstanding Professor Award in 1984-85, and the College of Engineering Faculty Leadership Award in 1990.

Dr. Nutter has been an untiring advocate for increased WVU computing capabilities for both students and researchers. He is an expert in mine monitoring and control, in mine safety evaluation, and in mine automation. He is an active Ham Radio Operator and is interested in repeater systems and in packet radio communication systems.