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Dr. David Winyard

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School of Natural and Social Sciences
740-392-6868 Ext. 3223Email Dr. Winyard
Professional Experience: 

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA): 1997—2012
  • Strategic Distribution & Disposition R&D Program Manager.
  • Defense Supply Center Richmond, Value Engineering.
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWC): 1975—1997
  • Mechanical Transmissions, Hydraulic Systems & Pumps.
  • Engineering Co-op Student, 1975—1980.
Professional Activities:
  • Member, American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)
Awards and Recognitions:
  • DLA Distinguished Career Service Award, 2012
  • DOD Value Engineering Professional of the Year Award, 2001
  • DOD Value Engineering Team Awards, 1999—2002, & 2005
  • NSWC Inventors Club: Five patents, plus one "Notice of Allowability."
Published Works and Presentations:
  • "A Technological God? The Emergence of Religious Transhumanism," presentation, ASA, Annual Meeting, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 25, 2014.
  • "To Enhance or Diminish? That is the Technological Question" presentation, Gender, Bodies & Technology Conference, Blacksburg, VA, May 3, 2014.
  • "Creativity and Transhumanism: Where Are the Limits?" presentation, ASA, Annual Meeting, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, July 22, 2013.
  • "Transhumanism, and the First Amendment" presentation, Science & Technology in Society Conference, STGlobal Consortium, Science and Technology in Society Conference, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, DC, April 5, 2013.
  • "Review of Steve Fuller, Humanity 2.0: What it Means to be Human Past, Present and Future," book review, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 2 (2) (January 20, 2013): 16-18


  • Ph.D. in Science & Technology Studies, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia (2016)
  • M.S. in Science & Technology Studies, Virignia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia (2013)
  • Level III Certification, Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Virginia (2004)
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (1987)
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland (1980)