L. Kenneth Harmon

Associate Professor

Major Responsibilities

Research Accomplishments

Development and application of programs and technologies for the management of enterprise transformation, systems engineering, project management and technology management.

  • MBA, Wright State University, 1970
  • BSIE, Georgia Tech, 1960
  • Engineering Program and Project Management
  • Transfer and Application of Emerging Technology
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Case Studies in Engineering Administration
  • Harmon, L. K., “STI Capacity Building: A Knowledge-Centric Strategic Process” VINE Journal Vol.37 No. 1, 2007 Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Bradford U.K.
  • Harmon, L. K., “System Architecting: An Emerging Opportunity for IE's in the Growing Field of Enterprise Transformation” IIE Annual Conference (Industrial Engineering Research Council - IERC), May 2006, Orlando, Florida
  • Harmon, L. K., “The 'Systems' Nature of EnterpriseArchitecture” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2005, Waikoloa, Hawaii
  • Harmon, L. K., “Enterprise Architecture: An Improved Framework for the Organizational Profile” Senate Productivity and Quality Awards Program in Virginia --- Virginia Quality Conference and Forum for Excellence, October 2005, Richmond, Virginia
  • Harmon, L. K. and Moeller, M. L. “Excellence in Leadership: Culture Transformation Tools”, Senate Productivity and Quality Awards Program in Virginia --- Virginia Quality Conference and Forum for Excellence, October 2005, Richmond, Virginia
  • Harmon, L. K., “The System of Systems Paradigm: One Tentative Viewpoint” Potomac Institute Symposium on System of Systems, July 2004, Ballston, Virginia
  • Harmon, L.K., Schatzle R., “Planning for the Introduction of New Technologies on Ship Systems: A Dynamic Cost Analysis Approach” Presented to the 2003 Annual Defense Cost Engineering Symposium, January 2003, Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Performance Development: Strategic Tools for Enterprise Transformation (Academic Research)
  • On-Site Graduate Program in Engineering Administration (National Reconnaissance Office)
  • STI Capacity Building (World Bank Summit on Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction)
  • Systems of Systems: National Research Agenda (Potomac Institute)
  • Federal, State and Local Government — Defense and Print Media Industries
  • Board Member, Senate Productivity and Quality Award Program in Virginia
  • Advisory Council to Virginia Lt. Governor
  • Board Member, 4H Foundation in Virginia

ISE Faculty and Staff recognized for combined 180 years of service (June 2017)

Evan & Rebecca Graupmann completed MEA degrees together in NCR (June 2016)

ISE exhibit at Systems Engineering Conference in Northern Virginia (March 2016)

College of Engineering ranked 21st among nation’s best for graduate studies; four programs offered in the National Capital Region (March 2014)

Ken Harmon appointed to INCOSE advisory board and council; first to represent Virginia Tech (February 2014)

Ken Harmon receives 2010 College of Engineering Award for Outreach Excellence (June 2010)

Virginia Tech students team up with French students to assist area industry (March 2004)

L. Kenneth Harmon

L. Kenneth Harmon
L. Kenneth Harmon
  • 703-980-9994
  • kharmon@vt.edu
  • Virginia Tech-Northern Virginia Center, Room 418
    7054 Haycock Road
    Falls Church, VA 22043