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Technical · Cooperative & Experiential Education Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
202A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

These authors will describe their efforts to produce co-op programs of excellence.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Emilia Andreeva-Moschen P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Decentralized Experiential Education Services: Are We Reinventing the Wheel or Providing Specialized Services? [view paper] Ms. Ilka M. Balk (University of Kentucky)
  2. Examining Outcomes Data from an Undergraduate Internship Program [view paper] Mr. Bryan E. Dansberry (NASA Johnson Space Center)
  3. Cooperative Learning Protocols: Varieties and Obstacles [view paper] Dr. Waddah Akili (Iowa State University)
There are currently 5 registrants interested in attending
Business · Council of Sections
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
006A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

This meeting is the annual business meeting for the Council of Sections. All incoming, outgoing, and continuing members of the respective Zone Executive Boards should plan to attend. Other Section members are also welcome to attend.

There are currently 5 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Design in Engineering Education Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
216A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Papers exploring cognition in design, how students learn design, and how this is affected by how we teach design.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Susan K Donohue
Papers Presented
  1. Learning Sciences Guided High School Engineering Curriculum Development [view paper] Dr. Leema Kuhn Berland (University of Texas, Austin), Dr. David T. Allen (University of Texas, Austin), Dr. Richard H. Crawford (University of Texas, Austin), Ms. Cheryl Farmer (UTeachEngineering), and Ms. Lisa Guerra (NASA Headquarters)
  2. On the Benefits of Using the Engineering Design Process to Frame Project-based Outreach and to Recruit Secondary Students to STEM Majors and STEM Careers [view paper] Dr. Jean-Celeste M. Kampe (Michigan Technological University) and Mr. Douglas E. Oppliger (Michigan Technological University)
  3. Student Perspectives of Engineering Design Education [view paper] Richard J. Aleong (Queen's University) and Prof. David S. Strong (Queen's University)
  4. Gender Differences in An Energy Conservation Idea Generation Task [view paper] Dr. Senay Purzer (Purdue University, West Lafayette) and Nicholas D. Fila (Purdue University)
  5. Inoculating Novice Software Designers with Expert Design Strategies [view paper] David R. Wright (North Carolina State University)
There are currently 19 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Educational Research and Methods Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
217A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Exploring the discipline of engineering education research.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Robin Adams
Papers Presented
  1. Is the Engineering Education Community Becoming More Interdisciplinary? [view paper] Dr. Johannes Strobel (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Prof. David F. Radcliffe (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Ji Hyun Yu (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Sadia Nawaz (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Yi Luo (Purdue University), and Jea Hong Choi (Purdue University)
  2. Challenges to Ensuring Quality in Qualitative Research: A Procedural View [view paper] Dr. Joachim Walther (University of Georgia), Dr. Nicola Wendy Sochacka (University of Georgia), and Dr. Nadia N. Kellam (University of Georgia)
  3. Institutional Discourses in Engineering Education and Practice [view paper] Dr. Nathan McNeill (University of Florida), Dr. Elliot P. Douglas (University of Florida), Dr. Mirka Koro-Ljungberg (University of Florida), and Dr. David J Therriault (University of Florida)
  4. Validating of the diagnostic capabilities of concept inventories: Preliminary evidence from the Concept Assessment Tool for Statics (CATS) [view paper] Ms. Dana Denick (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Aidsa I. Santiago-Román (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus), Dr. Ruth A. Streveler (Purdue University, West Lafayette), and Ms. Natalie Barrett (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
There are currently 41 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Electrical and Computer Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Room 205, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

This is the second session that will discuss new developments in laboratory curricula, facilities, and equipment in ECE education. (The first session is M525.)

  1. Moderated by Dr. Yacob Astatke and Dr. Masoud Fathizadeh P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Using Amazon EC2 in Computer and Network Security Lab Exercises: Design, Results, and Analysis [view paper] Dr. Chuan Yue (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs), Dr. Weiying Zhu (Metropolitan State College of Denver), Mr. Gregory Lynn Williams (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs), and Prof. Edward Chow (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)
  2. Measurement of Op-Amp Parameters Using Vector Signal Analyzers in Undergraduate Linear Circuits Laboratory [view paper] Dr. Tooran Emami (U.S. Coast Guard Academy ) and Prof. Richard J. Hartnett (U.S. Coast Guard Academy)
  3. Practicing Needs-based, Human-centered Design for Electrical Engineering Project Course Innovation [view paper] Dr. Shawn S. Jordan (Arizona State University) and Mr. Micah Lande (Arizona State University)
  4. Labs Appropriate for Lecture-based Introductory Systems and Controls Classes Using LEGO NXT and Labview [view paper] Greg N Droge (Georgia Institute of Technology), Dr. Bonnie H. Ferri (Georgia Institute of Technology), and JillL L. Auerbach (Georgia Institute of Technology)
There are currently 13 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Energy Conversion and Conservation Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
202B, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

A wide array of new ideas for alternative energy courses at every level. We investigate project-based renewable energy for undergrads, modeling tools and applications, student involvement in sustainability, and even an innovative general education course.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Margaret B. Bailey P.E. and Dr. Dale H. Litwhiler P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Project-based Renewable Energy Course for Undergraduate Engineering Students [view paper] Dr. Kala Meah (York College of Pennsylvania), Mr. Phillip Barnett (York College of Pennsylvania), Mr. Paul Isaac Deysher (York College of Pennsylvania), and Prof. K. Vaisakh (Andhra University)
  2. Using MatLab to Teach Electric Energy Courses [view paper] Dr. Max Rabiee P.E. P.E. (University of Cincinnati)
  3. Addressing the Broader Impacts of Engineering through a General Education Course on Global Energy Issues [view paper] Dr. Lawrence Holloway (University of Kentucky)
  4. Integration of System Thinking, Engineering Reasoning, and Decision-making Skills in Design of Thermal Systems Course [view paper] Dr. Kendrick T. Aung (Lamar University)
  5. Increasing Student Involvement in a Sustainability Course [view paper] Dr. Brandon S. Field (University of Southern Indiana) and Dr. Zane W. Mitchell Jr. (University of Southern Indiana)
There are currently 15 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Engineering Ethics Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Mission B, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

Technology is a two-edged sword. While inventions may enhance our quality of life, they also are accompanied by a host of ethical considerations. Presenters explore some of the ethical challenges that technology presents.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Mohammad A. Zahraee P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Nanotechnology: Teaching Ethical and Social Issues in a STS course [view paper] Dr. Ahmed S. Khan (DeVry University, DuPage) and Dr. Aram Agajanian (DeVry University, Chicago)
  2. Web 2.0 Ethics Education: Patents and Copyright for STEM Students [view paper] Dr. Christa Walck (Michigan Technological University), Dr. Jacqueline E. Huntoon (Michigan Technological University), Dr. Jim R. Baker (Michigan Technological University), Jean S. DeClerck (Michigan Technological University), and Nora Allred (Michigan Technological University)
  3. Voices of Impact from the Public (VIP): An Ethical Perspective [view paper] Dr. Sylvia W. Thomas (University of South Florida)
  4. On Integrating Appropriate Technology Responsive to Community Capabilities: A Case Study from Haiti [view paper] Dr. William Joseph Frey (University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez), Prof. Christopher Papadopoulos (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez), Marcel J. Castro-Sitiriche (University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez), Fatima Zevallos (University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez), and Denisse Echevarria (University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez)
There are currently 11 registrants interested in attending
Panel · Engineering Libraries Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
214A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Libraries are constantly exploring new ways to expand user access to their resources and services. This session will present strategies libraries are employing with mobile device technologies.

Speakers
  1. Jason Casden

    North Carolina State University

    Jason Casden is the Lead for the Digital Services Development group at
    the North Carolina State University Libraries, where he develops and
    implements scalable digital library applications. He is the technical
    lead for the mobile application "WolfWalk," a geo-enhanced guide to
    the history of NCSU, as well as for the initial smartphone-enhanced
    NCSU Libraries mobile site. Jason is also the project and development
    lead for NCSU Libraries' open-source "Suma" project, a tablet-based
    physical space usage assessment toolkit. In addition to his recent
    mobile services work, h ... (continued)

  2. Ms. Susan K. Boyd

    Santa Clara University

    Susan is the Engineering/Math Subject Specialist and Reference Librarian in the University Library at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. She has worked at SCU for 10 years, and prior to starting her academic career, she was Senior Research Specialist at Nortel Networks. Susan received her B.A. and M.L.S from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

  3. Prof. Carol A. Brach

    University of Notre Dame

    Carol is the Engineering Librarian at the University of Notre Dame where she manages the branch library, engineering collections in all disciplines, and is the outreach and instruction liaison for the Notre Dame College of Engineering. Serving as Engineering Librarian since 1998, she is an advocate within the Libraries for funding and new services to support the competitive research agenda of the Notre Dame College of Engineering. Prior to coming to ND, she held a position as a solo corporate engineering librarian. Her MLS is from the University of Pittsburgh. The Notre Dame Engineering Library stri ... (continued)

  4. Mr. Eric M Wilson

    University of Louisville

    Michael Wilson is the engineering and physical sciences librarian at Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville. He has been working as an engineering librarian since 2003. He has previously worked at Texas Tech University, in Lubbock Texas, and Ohio University, in Athens Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has a Masters of Science in Library Science, a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering, and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management Information Systems.

There are currently 22 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Engineering Technology Division and Graduate Studies Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Room 005, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Presentations in this session are on engineering technology graduate education.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Ali Eydgahi
Papers Presented
  1. Organizational Culture in Support of Six Sigma and Innovation: Can it Co-exist? [view paper] Mr. Sai Bhanu Prasad Chennupati (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Chad M. Laux (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Kathryne Newton (Purdue University, West Lafayette), and Mrs. Kelly A. McFall (Affiliation unknown)
  2. M.S. in Engineering Technology: Examples from Control Systems [view paper] Dr. Enrique Barbieri (University of North Texas) and Dr. Vassilios Tzouanas (University of Houston, Downtown)
  3. Assessing the Applicability of Technology Studies through an Examination of Innovation, the Systems Integration Model, and Systems Integrator Role [view paper] Dr. Mitchell L. Springer P.M.P., S.P.H.R. (Purdue University, West Lafayette) and Dr. Gary R. Bertoline (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
There are currently 6 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Engineering Technology Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Room 004, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Authors present ETAC and ABET outcome assessment methods and models.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Iskandar Hack PE P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Evaluation of Direct Assessment Tools in Electronics Engineering Technology [view paper] Prof. Clark D. Shaver P.E. (Pittsburg State University) and Dr. James A. Lookadoo P.E. (Pittsburg State University)
  2. Synergies of Converging ABET, ATMAE, and Institutional Accreditation Processes [view paper] Dr. Michael J. Dyrenfurth (Purdue University, West Lafayette) and Dr. Kathryne Newton (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
  3. Accreditation Reciprocity: Interchangeability Challenges Between Broadly Defined and Narrowly Defined Student Assessment Methods [view paper] Ms. Kristine Paradis Bastian (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis), Dr. Eugenia Fernandez (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis), and Prof. Elaine M. Cooney (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis)
  4. Successful ABET Accreditation of a Two-year Electronics Technology Program: Lessons Learned [view paper] Dr. Anca L. Sala (Baker College, Flint) and Mr. James Riddell (Baker College, Flint)
There are currently 20 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Engineering Technology Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
204A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

This session covers topics relating to electrical engineering technology.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Saeed D. Foroudastan
Papers Presented
  1. Online Education: The End of Learning [view paper] Mr. Joseph M. Tabas (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis), Mr. Cody Mathew LeMay (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis), and Elizabeth Freije (Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis)
  2. Product and System Development: Creating a New Focus for an Electronics Engineering Technology Program [view paper] Dr. Jay R. Porter (Texas A&M University), Dr. Ben Behbood Zoghi (Texas A&M University), Dr. Joseph A. Morgan (Texas A&M University), and Dr. Wei Zhan (Texas A&M University)
  3. Embedded RF System Design with the rfPIC12F675 [view paper] Prof. Omer Farook (Purdue University, Calumet), Mr. Paul Lapsansky (Purdue University, Calumet), Prof. Chandra Sekhar (Purdue University, Calumet), Dr. Jai P. Agrawal (Purdue University, Calumet), and Prof. Ashfaq Ahmed (Purdue University, Calumet)
  4. Developing Experiments for the Vibration Course with Minimal Expenditure [view paper] Dr. B. S. Sridhara (Middle Tennessee State University) and Mr. Daryl Hunter White (Middle Tennessee State University)
There are currently 11 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Entrepreneurship & Engineering Innovation Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
213B, San Antonio Convention Center
  1. Moderated by Dr. Angela Shartrand
Papers Presented
  1. Closing the Assessment Loop: A Faculty Training Protocol [view paper] Dr. Kenneth Reid (Ohio Northern University) and Dr. Robert E. Kleine III (Ohio Northern University)
  2. Faculty Beliefs of Entrepreneurship and Design Education: An Exploratory Study Comparing Entrepreneurship and Design Faculty [view paper] Dr. Sarah E. Zappe (Pennsylvania State University, University Park), Ms. Kirsten Susan Hochstedt (Pennsylvania State University, University Park ), and Prof. Elizabeth C. Kisenwether (Pennsylvania State University, University Park)
  3. Answering the Call for Innovation: Three Faculty Development Models to Enhance Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education in Engineering [view paper] Dr. Angela M. Shartrand (National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)), Ricardo Leon Gomez (National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)), and Mr. Phil Weilerstein (National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA))
There are currently 21 registrants interested in attending
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Mission A , Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

This session will focus on interdisciplinary efforts and learning outcomes assessment in environmental education.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Kauser Jahan
Papers Presented
  1. Changing Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes about Sustainable Development and Sustainable Engineering in an Introductory Science and Engineering Class [view paper] Prof. Elizabeth Butler (University of Oklahoma)
  2. Student Learning Outcomes from an Environmental Engineering Summer Research Program [view paper] Dr. Angela R. Bielefeldt (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  3. Competitions for Environmental Engineering Capstone Design Projects: Student Preferences and Learning Outcomes [view paper] Dr. Angela R. Bielefeldt (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  4. Analyzing the Structure of Student Sustainability Knowledge Using Traditional and Holistic Concept Map Scoring Methods Dr. Mary Katherine Watson (Georgia Institute of Technology), Mr. Joshua Pelkey (Affiliation unknown), Dr. Caroline R. Noyes (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Dr. Michael Owen Rodgers (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  5. Applying Threshold Learning Theory to Teach Sustainable Business Practice in Post-graduate Engineering Education [view paper] Dr. Cheryl J.K. Desha (Queensland University of Technology) and Mr. Charlie Hargroves (The Natural Edge Project)
  6. plus 1 more paper
There are currently 12 registrants interested in attending
Technical · First-Year Programs Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
217B, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Research studies and investigations of first-year program courses, learning environments, projects, and our students can illuminate for us the ways in which improvements can be made. The papers in this session have varying topics on enhancement programs, mathematics, soft skills, and the effects of blogging.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Gretchen L. Hein
Papers Presented
  1. A Success Enhancement Program after the First Test in Freshman Engineering [view paper] Dr. Richard M. Bennett (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), Mr. William Schleter (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), and Dr. D. Raj Raman (Iowa State University)
  2. The Unwritten Syllabus [view paper] Mr. Stanley M. Forman (Northeastern University) and Dr. Susan F. Freeman (Northeastern University)
  3. Exploring the Effects of Online Blogging on Student Participation, Quality, and the Achievement of Course Outcomes in a Freshman Engineering Course [view paper] Dr. Federica Robinson-Bryant (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
  4. Comparison of Paths to Calculus Success [view paper] Robin A.M. Hensel Ed.D. (West Virginia University) and Todd R. Hamrick Ph.D. (West Virginia University)
There are currently 21 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Graduate Studies Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Bowie C, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

The various aspects of graduate engineering programs associated with professional practice are addressed in this session.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Hamid Johari
Papers Presented
  1. Investigation of the Work Environment of Engineering Ph.D.s in the United States [view paper] Dr. Joy Watson (University of South Carolina) and Dr. Jed S. Lyons (University of South Carolina)
  2. Recommendations for Promoting Desirable Characteristics in Engineering Ph.D.s: Perspectives from Industry and Academia [view paper] Dr. Monica Farmer Cox (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Miss Jiabin Zhu (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Mrs. Jeremi S. London (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Mr. Benjamin Ahn (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Mrs. Ana T. Torres-Ayala (University of South Florida), and Ms. Kavitha D. Ramane (Purdue University)
There are currently 15 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Industrial Engineering Division, Engineering Economy Division, Engineering Management Division, and Systems Engineering Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Bonham E, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
  1. Moderated by Dr. Terri M. Lynch-Caris P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Raising the Level of Participation in Study Abroad by Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Students [view paper] Dr. Kim LaScola Needy (University of Arkansas), Dr. Edward A. Pohl (University of Arkansas), and Mr. Eric Specking (University of Arkansas)
  2. Highly Relevant and Productive Collaborations Between Industries and Universities [view paper] Dr. Mahesh C. Aggarwal (Gannon University) and Dr. Karinna M. Vernaza (Gannon University)
  3. Assessment of TQM in the 21st Century [view paper] Dr. Mysore Narayanan (Miami University)
  4. Assessment of Student Performances in Operations Research Class Delivered by an Innovative Approach [view paper] Mr. Yaseen Mahmud (Morgan State University) and Dr. Masud Salimian (Morgan State University)
  5. Biomimicry Innovation as a Tool for Design [view paper] Dr. Terri M. Lynch-Caris (Kettering University), Dr. Jonathan Weaver (University of Detroit Mercy), and Dr. Darrell K. Kleinke (University of Detroit Mercy)
There are currently 13 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Computing & Information Technology Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Travis CD, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

This session presents papers on a variety of topics pertaining to information systems and computing.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Reza Sanati-Mehrizy and Dr. Afsaneh Minaie
Papers Presented
  1. Stuck in the Middle: The Impact and Prevalence of Frustration in Online Question-Answer Discussion Threads [view paper] Mr. Michael Hergenrader (University of Southern California), Dr. Jihie Kim (University of Southern California), and Erin Shaw (University of Southern California)
  2. Application of Data Management Tools for ABET Accreditation [view paper] Abby M Kelly (University of Washington), Evan T. Curtis (Univeristy of Nebraska, Lincoln), Johnathan Ian Edward McCoy (University of Nebraska, Lincoln), Dr. Dennis D. Schulte P.E. (University of Nebraska, Lincoln), and Dr. David Jones (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  3. Computer Engineering Capstone Projects in the Computer Science Department [view paper] Dr. Afsaneh Minaie (Utah Valley University), Dr. Ali Sanati-Mehrizy (Pennsylvania State University), Mr. Paymon Sanati-Mehrizy (University of Pennsylvania), and Dr. Reza Sanati-Mehrizy (Utah Valley University)
  4. Integration of Wireless Sensor Networks in the Computer Science and Engineering Curricula [view paper] Dr. Afsaneh Minaie (Utah Valley University), Dr. Ali Sanati-Mehrizy (Pennsylvania State University), Mr. Paymon Sanati-Mehrizy (University of Pennsylvania), and Dr. Reza Sanati-Mehrizy (Utah Valley University)
There are currently 7 registrants interested in attending
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
212B, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

The speakers will present their papers and discuss international experience and innovative learning, comparative analysis of learning styles, accomplishments, and lessons learned.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Antonio Francisco Mondragon, Dr. Thomas J. Siller, and Dr. Majid R. Chatsaz P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Innovative Learning Experiences in a Technical University Using Open Educational Resources [view paper] Prof. Edmundo Tovar (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Ms. Mercedes de la Cámara (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Mr. Javier Saenz (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), and Prof. Manuel Castro (Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia)
  2. Accomplishments and Lessons Learned [view paper] Dr. Mohammad Saleh Keshawarz (University of Hartford), Dr. Hisham Alnajjar (University of Hartford), and Prof. Azizurahman Azimi (Herat University)
  3. Lessons Learned with Transatlantic Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degree Program [view paper] Dr. Jan Helge Bohn (Virginia Tech) and Prof. Manfred J. Hampe (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
  4. Comparative Analysis of Learning Styles of Students of USA and Bangladesh [view paper] Dr. Quamrul H. Mazumder (University of Michigan, Flint) and Prof. Md. Rezaul Karim (Affiliation unknown)
There are currently 7 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Pre-College Engineering Education Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
214D, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Come see some new ways to get students interested in engineering using innovative approaches to curriculum.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Stephen O'Brien
Papers Presented
  1. Student-created Water Quality Sensors [view paper] Ms. Liesl Hotaling (University of South Florida, St. Petersburg), Dr. Susan Lowes (Columbia University), Peiyi Lin (Columbia University), Dr. Rustam Stolkin (University of Birmingham), Prof. James S. Bonner (Clarkson University), Mr. William David Kirkey (Clarkson University), and Dr. Temitope Ojo (Clarkson University)
  2. Handheld Digital Video Cameras as a Means to Support Engineering Instruction [view paper] Pamela S. Lottero-Perdue Ph.D. (Towson University)
  3. WISEngineering: A Web-based Engineering Design Learning Environment [view paper] Peter Thomas Malcolm (University of Virginia), Prof. Jennifer L. Chiu (University of Virginia), Mr. Edward Pan (University of Virginia), and Dr. M. David Burghardt (Hofstra University)
  4. Exploring Nanotechnology with Electrospinning: Design, Experiment, and Discover! [view paper] Ms. Jennifer S. Atchison (Drexel University), Ms. Danielle Tadros (Drexel University), Prof. Yury Gogotsi (Drexel University), Paul Holt (Affiliation unknown), Mr. William Andrew Stoy (North Carolina State University), Ms. Joy A. Kots (Father Judge High School), and Prof. Caroline Louise Schauer (Drexel University)
There are currently 24 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Pre-College Engineering Education Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
204B, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Engaging all students in pre-college engineering is a promising way to increase the diversity and quality of the engineering workforce. These papers focus on broadening participation by gender, ethnicity, and race.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Laura Bottomley
Papers Presented
  1. Engaging ALL Students in Engineering [view paper] Dr. Christine M. Cunningham (Museum of Science, Boston) and Ms. Cathy P. Lachapelle (Museum of Science, Boston)
  2. The Effects of Hands-on Activities on Middle School Females’ Spatial Skills and Interest in Technology-based Careers [view paper] Ms. Mary B. Phelps (HEDGE Co.)
  3. Self-regulated Learning Strategies of Grades 9-12 Students in Design Project: Viewed From Performance and Gender Perspectives [view paper] Dr. Oenardi Lawanto (Utah State University) and Dr. Wade H. Goodridge (Utah State University)
  4. PK-12 Counselors Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to Gender and STEM [view paper] Ms. Meagan C. Ross (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
  5. Breaking New Ground from the STEM-Up [view paper] Dr. Gary Cruz (Great Minds in STEM) and Lupe Munoz Alvarado (Great Minds in STEM)
There are currently 46 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Liberal Education/Engineering & Society Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
212A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Papers provide different perspectives on accreditation and outcomes-based education.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Danial J. Neebel P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. The Tyranny of Outcomes: The Social Origins and Impacts of Educational Standards in American Engineering [view paper] Prof. Amy E. Slaton (Drexel University)
  2. "We’re All in the Same Boat": Achieving an Institutional Culture of Assessment [view paper] Dr. Sandra A. Yost (University of Detroit Mercy) and Dr. Laurie A. Britt-Smith (University of Detroit Mercy)
  3. Aiding and ABETing: The Bankruptcy of Outcomes-based Education as a Change Strategy [view paper] Dr. Donna M. Riley (Smith College)
  4. Visions of Social Competence: Comparing Engineering Education Accreditation in Australia, China, Sweden, and the United States [view paper] Dr. Jens Kabo (Chalmers University of Technology), Xiaofeng Tang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Dr. Dean Nieusma (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Mr. John Currie (University of Sydney), Mr. Hu Wenlong (Beihang University), and Dr. Caroline Baillie (University of Western Australia)
There are currently 34 registrants interested in attending
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Bonham B, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

Influence of government policy in priming the pipeline for manufacturing engineering and technology programs.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Tzu-Liang Bill Tseng
Papers Presented
  1. Developing International Education Opportunities for U.S. Manufacturing Technician Students [view paper] Dr. Marilyn Barger (Hillsborough Community College), Dr. Richard A. Gilbert (University of South Florida), Mrs. Danielly Orozco (Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE)), Prof. Karen Wosczyna-Birch (CT College of Technology), and Ms. Peggie Weeks (Lamoka Educational Consulting)
  2. Leadership Education for Engineers: Engineering Schools Interest and Practice [view paper] Dr. Ronald J. Bennett P.E. (Univeristy of Saint Thomas) and Dr. Elaine R. Millam (Affiliation unknown)
  3. Aligning Florida's Manufacturing Programs with External Standards: Closing the Loops [view paper] Dr. Marilyn Barger (Hillsborough Community College), Dr. Richard Gilbert (University of South Florida), and Mr. Eric Owens (Affiliation unknown)
  4. Government Policy and Manufacturing Education [view paper] Mr. Robert W. Simoneau (Keene State College), Prof. Karen Wosczyna-Birch (CT College of Technology), Diane Dostie (Central Maine Community College), Dr. Lisa C. Hix (Keene State College), and Mr. David J. Tuttle (Platt Technical High School)
There are currently 4 registrants interested in attending
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
203B, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

This session focuses on outreach activities and introductory materials engineering courses.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Barry Dupen
Papers Presented
  1. Iowa State University SYMBI GK-12 Program: A Case Study of the Resident Engineer's Effects on Eighth Graders' Attitudes Toward Science and Engineering [view paper] Mr. Peter R. Hondred (Iowa State University), Dr. Karri M. Haen (Iowa State University), Dr. Adah Leshem (Iowa State University), and Dr. Michael R. Kessler (Iowa State University)
  2. Materials Camp at UAB: Launching Technology to New Heights [view paper] Dr. Amber L. Genau (University of Alabama, Birmingham)
  3. The Development of an Outreach Activity Introducing Middle and High School Students to Nanotechnology and Carbon Nanotubes [view paper] Tasha Zephirin (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Mr. Mohammad Mayy (Norfolk State University), Dr. Monica Farmer Cox (Ohio State University), and Ms. Tanya S. David (Norfolk State University)
  4. Development of a Crystal Spatial Visualization Survey for Introductory Materials Classes [view paper] Prof. Stephen J. Krause (Arizona State University), Alexander Sterling (Affiliation unknown), Jacquelyn E. Kelly (Maricopa County Education Service Agency), Mr. Danny Stehlik (Arizona State University), Omowunmi Isaacs-Sodeye (Arizona State University), and Dr. Dale R. Baker (Arizona State University)
There are currently 7 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Mechanical Engineering Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Room 209, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Incorporation of distance learning and tools distributed through the curriculum.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Wayne E. Whiteman P.E. and Dr. Amanie N. Abdelmessih
Papers Presented
  1. Synchronous Distance Learning for Undergraduate Thermal Engineering Courses: Trials and Improvements [view paper] Dr. Amanie N. Abdelmessih (Saint Martin's University) and Dr. Irina Gendelman (Saint Martin's University)
  2. A Survey of Distance Learning Programs that Offer a Master's of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree [view paper] Dr. Wayne E. Whiteman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  3. Data Acquisition as Implemented in the Modern Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Curriculum. [view paper] Dr. Timothy A. Doughty (University of Portland) and Dr. Steven O'Halloran (University of Portland)
  4. Exercises for Students to Learn the Proper Application of Analytical Commercial Engineering Software [view paper] Dr. Aaron P. Wemhoff (Villanova University)
  5. Development of a Writing Workshop for a Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Course [view paper] Dr. Vincent Capece (University of Kentucky)
There are currently 18 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Mechanics Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Bonham D, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

Discussion of innovative techniques of both separate statics and strength of materials courses as well as combined courses.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Sudhir Kaul and Dr. Angela Minichiello P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Online, Interactive, 3D Finite Element Stress Analysis Using High-performance Computing (HPC) Cluster [view paper] Mr. Zachary Vick (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Kurt C. Gramoll (University of Oklahoma)
  2. Teaching Deflections of Beams: Advantages of Method of Model Formulas versus Those of Conjugate Beam Method [view paper] Dr. Ing-Chang Jong (University of Arkansas)
  3. An Inverted Teaching Model for a Mechanics of Materials Course [view paper] Dr. Jeffery S. Thomas (Missouri University of Science & Technology) and Dr. Timothy A. Philpot (Missouri University of Science & Technology)
There are currently 20 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Multidisciplinary Engineering Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Bowie A, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

Papers in this session cover multidisciplinary aspects of capstone projects and international experiences.

Papers Presented
  1. Implementation of an International Health Assessment with a Multidisciplinary Team of Undergraduate Engineering and Science Students [view paper] Dr. Michael J. Rust (Western New England University) and Dr. Steven G. Northrup (Western New England University)
  2. From the Industry to the Student: Project Management of an Industry-sponsored Multidisciplinary Capstone Project [view paper] Mr. Jacob T. Allenstein (Ohio State University), Dr. Clifford A. Whitfield (Ohio State University), and Mr. Bob Rhoads (Ohio State University)
  3. Using Mini-projects to Foster Student Collaboration in Multi-disciplinary Capstone Design Course [view paper] Prof. Richard S. Stansbury (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach), Dr. William C. Barott (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach), and Dr. Salamah Salamah (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach)
  4. Professeurs Sans Frontieres: Spreading Faculty Knowledge and Experience Around the World [view paper] Dr. Bobby G. Crawford (U.S. Military Academy), Dr. Stephanie Farrell (Rowan University), and Dr. Elizabeth Bristow P.E. (U.S. Military Academy)
  5. Increasing Student Learning via an Innovative Capstone Program [view paper] Dr. Scott Danielson (Arizona State University, Polytechnic) and Dr. Chell A. Roberts (Arizona State University, Polytechnic)
  6. plus 1 more paper
There are currently 15 registrants interested in attending
Technical · New Engineering Educators Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Room 211, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

This session focuses on the more "unusual" approaches to college and university instruction for engineering.

Papers Presented
  1. Taking Matters into Your Own Hands: Is Creating an E-Textbook for You? [view paper] Dr. Kathy Schmidt Jackson (Pennsylvania State University) and Prof. Randy L. Vander Wal (Pennsylvania State University)
  2. Implementing a Bridge Camp and Intro. Course: Lessons Learned from a Phase 1 STEP Grant [view paper] Ms. Summer Dann (Louisiana State University), Paige Davis (Louisiana State University), and Dr. Warren N. Waggenspack Jr. (Louisiana State University)
  3. Excellence in Undergraduate Engineering Education : The Challenge for Research-oriented Programs in Engineering and Computer Science [view paper] Prof. Cynthia C. Fry (Baylor University) and Dr. Kenneth W. Van Treuren (Baylor University)
There are currently 10 registrants interested in attending
Technical · Software Engineering Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
203A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Papers in this session will discuss individual courses, topics, or assignments within a software engineering curriculum.

  1. Moderated by Prof. A. Frank Ackermann
Papers Presented
  1. Effective Active Learning Approaches to Teaching Software Verification [view paper] Dr. Sushil Acharya (Robert Morris University) and Dr. Walter W. Schilling Jr. (Milwaukee School of Engineering)
  2. Integrating Electric Vehicles into Software Engineering Project-based Education [view paper] Prof. James N. Long (Oregon Institute of Technology)
  3. Teaching Software Security: A Multi-disciplinary Approach [view paper] Dr. Walter W. Schilling Jr. (Milwaukee School of Engineering) and Dr. Eric Durant (Milwaukee School of Engineering)
  4. Improving the State of Undergraduate Software Testing Education [view paper] Prof. W. Eric Wong (University of Texas, Dallas)
  5. An Automated Approach to Assessing the Quality of Code Reviews [view paper] Lakshmi Ramachandran (Affiliation unknown) and Dr. Edward F. Gehringer (North Carolina State University)
There are currently 11 registrants interested in attending
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Session Description

The 20 American engineering colleges that comprise KEEN (Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network) are working together to prepare graduates that will benefit people around the world. The colleges are cooperating with each other to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in 100% of their undergraduate engineering students. Customer awareness, business acumen, and societal values are innovatively integrated into a student’s educational experience so that a graduate will be able to:

* Effectively collaborate in a team setting;
* Apply critical and creative thinking to ambiguous problems,
* Construct and ... (continued)

Technical · Systems Engineering Division
Wed. June 13, 2012 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Bowie B, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Session Description

Research projects related to engineering education, systems engineering in industry, course development, and assessment in systems engineering.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Fernando DUPE Gonzalez and Dr. Saleh M. Sbenaty
Papers Presented
  1. A Prospectus for the Certification of Systems Engineering Degree Programs [view paper] Dr. Wolter J. Fabrycky PE P.E. (Virginia Tech and Academic Applications International)
  2. Hands-on, Discovery, Critical Thinking, and Freshman Engineering [view paper] Mr. John W Pritchard (Iowa State University) and Dr. Mani Mina (Iowa State University)
  3. Integrating Engineering Systems Research and Undergraduate Education through a Term-length Case Study [view paper] Dr. Travis P, Dunn (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Prof. Joseph M. Sussman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Naomi E. G. Stein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Mr. David Louis Uniman (Steer Davies Gleave)
  4. Mobile Data Design and Applications for Emergency Response Vehicles [view paper] Mr. William Douglas Brown (Middle Tennessee State University) and Dr. Saleh M. Sbenaty (Middle Tennessee State University)
  5. Two-semester Agile Systems Engineering Design Course: Investigation and Exploration of “Immersive” Training Technologies [view paper] Andrew Bodenhamer (Missouri University of Science and Technology), Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola (Missouri University of Science & Technology), Dr. Steven Michael Corns (Affiliation unknown), and Dr. Cihan H. Dagli (Missouri University of Science & Technology)
There are currently 4 registrants interested in attending

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