David D. Wanless
- EERC 326
- Associate Teaching Professor, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology
- Graduate Program Director, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology
- PhD, Leadership Studies, Marian University
- MS, Organizational Leadership and Quality, Marian College (now Marian University)
- BS, Industrial Technology, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
David Wanless is an associate teaching professor in the Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology at Michigan Tech. His areas of expertise are quality, manufacturing, management, leadership, and process control in mechanical engineering technology. He serves as the faculty advisor for the Progressive Security Group, which is a student organization on campus.
Wanless is active in the International Leadership Association and volunteers his time as a program reviewer for the Leadership Educators Institute. In 2009, he gave the following presentation on campus: Cyberethics: Why an Ethical Foundation is Important in the Cyber Technology Industry.
- Leader development
- Electric vehicles
- Ethical theory and applications
- Applied fluid power
- Computer-cyber ethics and policy
- Internal-combustion engines
- Leadership in complex organizations
- Quality techniques
- Senior design
- Wanless, D. D. 2010. Effect of Leader Development: Assessing Behavior Changes in Leaders from the Perspective of the Follower. (Dissertation: Marian University)
Dr. Wanless specializes in organizational leadership, applied quality techniques, internal combustion engines, industrial systems simulation, and advanced manufacturing.