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Hq · ASEE Headquarters
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
San Antonio Convention Center, 2012 WiFi Zone - East Registration Area
Session Description

Complimentary WiFi zone for ASEE attendees.

Business · Chemical Engineering Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 007D
Session Description

A closed meeting of the ChED Executive Committee.

Business · Civil Engineering Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 006C
Session Description

Annual meeting of the Civil Engineering Division Executive Board and guests.

Technical · Cooperative & Experiential Education Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 204A
Session Description

Best practices as well as areas for improvement are detailed in this session on workforce development, from both he university and employer perspective.

  1. Moderated by Prof. Gayle G. Elliott
  1. The GasDay Project [view paper] Dr. Ronald H. Brown (Marquette University), Mr. Thomas F. Quinn (Marquette University), George Corliss (Marquette University), Dr. Jay R. Goldberg (Marquette University), and Dr. Mark Nagurka (Marquette University)
  2. Creating a Water and Wastewater Educational Program with Incorporated Experiential Training [view paper] Mr. Joseph Lee Gutenson (Western Kentucky University), Ms. Jana Fattic (Western Kentucky University), and Dr. Andrew N.S. Ernest (Western Kentucky University)
  3. Colleges Bring Nuclear Training into the College Credit Fold [view paper] Dr. Richard P. Coe (Thomas Edison State College)
  4. External Engineering Competitions as Undergraduate Educational Experiences [view paper] Dr. David R. Mikesell P.E. (Ohio Northern University), Dr. David R. Sawyers Jr. (Ohio Northern University), and Dr. Jed E. Marquart (Ohio Northern University)
Technical · Design in Engineering Education Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Presidio C
Session Description

Planning, execution, and assessment of efforts to enhance capstone (senior) design education.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Robert L. Nagel
  1. Experiencing Capstone Design Problem Statements [view paper] Dr. Gene Dixon (East Carolina University)
  2. A Case Study in Capstone Organization for Continuous Design/Build Projects [view paper] Prof. Robb E. Larson (Montana State University) and Dr. David A. Miller (Montana State University)
  3. Tracking Design Knowledge in Engineering Student Projects around Course Milestones [view paper] Dr. Sharad Vimal Oberoi (Carnegie Mellon University) and Prof. Susan Finger (National Science Foundation)
  4. Effective Assessment of Engineering Design in an Exam Environment [view paper] Dr. Walter W. Schilling Jr. (Milwaukee School of Engineering)
  5. Evaluation of Design Work and the Achievement of Learning Outcomes in Senior Capstone Courses [view paper] Prof. Carl D. Sorensen (Brigham Young University), Dr. Robert H. Todd (Brigham Young University), and Taylor Halverson (Brigham Young University)
Technical · Division Experimentation & Lab-Oriented Studies
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Travis CD
Session Description

Papers in this session report on laboratory exercises involving solar energy, chemical vapor deposition processes, fuel cells, and the design of a piezoresitive pressure sensor.

  1. Moderated by Mr. Eric Paul Pearson
  1. Solar Water Heating System Experimental Apparatus [view paper] Dr. Hosni I. Abu-Mulaweh (Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne)
  2. An Approach to Using Undergraduate Student Teams to Develop Undergraduate Laboratory Experiences [view paper] Lt. Col. Kevin A. Gibbons Ret. (U.S. Air Force Academy, NexOne, Inc., and CAStLE), Mr. Philip Knodel (U.S. Air Force Academy), Joel William Noble (U.S. Air Force Academy), and Nathan W. Seibt (U.S. Air Force Academy)
  3. Design and Computational Analysis of Diaphragm-based Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors for Integration into Undergraduate Curriculum [view paper] Mr. Alexander Joseph Plotkowski (Grand Valley State University), Dr. Lihong (Heidi) Jiao (Grand Valley State University), and Dr. Nael Barakat (Grand Valley State University)
  4. Procedure Development of Thermal Evaporation Process for Incorporation into Undergraduate Curriculum [view paper] Mr. Jeffrey Corbet Johnson (Grand Valley State University), Dr. Nael Barakat (Grand Valley State University), and Dr. Lihong (Heidi) Jiao (Grand Valley State University)
Technical · Educational Research and Methods Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 217A
Session Description

Exploring research on students entering and leaving undergraduate engineering programs.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Stuart M. Wentworth
  1. Desiging the Pathways of Engineering Alumni Research Survey (PEARS) [view paper] Dr. Helen L. Chen (Stanford University), Ms. Michelle Marie Grau (Stanford University), Ms. Samantha Ruth Brunhaver (Stanford University), Dr. Shannon Katherine Gilmartin (Affiliation unknown), Dr. Sheri Sheppard (Stanford University), and Michelle Warner (Stanford University)
  2. Preparing the Engineer of 2020: Analysis of Alumni Data [view paper] Irene B. Mena (Pennsylvania State University, University Park), Dr. Sarah E. Zappe (Pennsylvania State University, University Park), and Dr. Thomas A. Litzinger (Pennsylvania State University, University Park)
  3. Using High School and District Economic Variables to Predict Engineering Persistence [view paper] Dr. Marisa K. Orr (Purdue University), Nichole M. Ramirez (Purdue University), Dr. Matthew W. Ohland (Purdue University, West Lafayette), and Dr. Valerie Lundy-Wagner (New York University)
  4. The Effect of College Cost and Financial Aid on Access to Engineering [view paper] Ms. Xingyu Chen (Purdue University) and Dr. Matthew W. Ohland (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
Technical · Educational Research and Methods Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 217C
Session Description

Research findings from the MEA community.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Gillian M. Nicholls
  1. Students' Confidence Levels in Technical Concept Knowledge with Model Eliciting Activities [view paper] Ms. Nora Siewiorek (University of Pittsburgh), Dr. Larry J. Shuman (University of Pittsburgh), Dr. Mary E. Besterfield-Sacre (University of Pittsburgh), Dr. Natasa S. Vidic (University of Pittsburgh), Dr. Karen M. Bursic (University of Pittsburgh), Scott DUPE Streiner (University of Pittsburgh), and Mr. Jeffrey Coull (Affiliation unknown)
  2. A First Take on an Individual Data Generation Assignment for Open-ended Mathematical Modeling Problems [view paper] Prof. Heidi A. Diefes-Dux (Purdue University, West Lafayette) and Dr. Monica E. Cardella (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
  3. Models and Modeling in Upper Division Classrooms: Impacting Conceptual Understanding and the Professional Skills [view paper] Dr. Mary E. Besterfield-Sacre (University of Pittsburgh), Dr. Brian P. Self (California Polytechnic State University), Dr. Larry J. Shuman (University of Pittsburgh), Dr. John Anthony Christ (U.S. Air Force Academy), Dr. Ronald L. Miller (Colorado School of Mines), and Prof. Tamara J. Moore (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Business · Electrical and Computer Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Presidio B
Session Description

Everyone is welcome to attend the annual business meeting of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Division. We will address issues of concern to our membership and elect next year's officers.

Technical · Energy Conversion and Conservation Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Bonham C
Session Description

Interdisciplinary, innnovative, and just plain fun projects in energy. We look at renewables, fuel cells, racing HEVs, and an underground heat pump. This is a great introduction to the exciting new ideas and designs that are making energy a great place to be.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Ilya Y. Grinberg and Dr. Carl J. Spezia P.E.
  1. An Overview: Applied Interdisciplinary Renewable Energy Projects [view paper] Dr. Faruk Yildiz (Sam Houston State University), Mr. Keith L. Coogler (Sam Houston State University), and Dr. Reg Recayi Pecen (University of Northern Iowa)
  2. Student-led Development of a Fuel Cell Experimentation System for Alternative Energy Systems Learning [view paper] Mr. Steven R. Walk (Old Dominion University)
  3. A Computer Simulation Project on Underground Heat Pumps [view paper] Dr. Craig W. Somerton (Michigan State University)
  4. Designing and Building Competitive Hybrid Electric Racing Vehicles as a Valued Teaching and Learning Method for Undergraduate Engineering Students: A Two-year Review with a Projection of Future Plans [view paper] Dr. Robert W. Fletcher (Lawrence Technological University)
  5. Human-powered Energy-efficient Vehicle Design [view paper] Dr. Alamgir A. Choudhury (Western Michigan University), Dr. Jorge Rodriguez P.E. (Western Michigan University), Mr. Jian Peng He (Western Michigan University), Ryan Kamm (Affiliation unknown), Saleem Hason Hinton (Affiliation unknown), and Mr. Brandon De Young (Affiliation unknown)
Technical · Engineering and Public Policy Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 004
Session Description

This session will explore the relationship between engineering and public policy. In particular, this session will look at the influence of engineering education on public policy awareness of engineering students.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Martin S. High P.E. and Dr. Elizabeth Cady
  1. Addressing the Public Understanding of Engineering: A Case Study [view paper] Dr. Mickey R. Wilhelm P.E. (University of Louisville)
  2. Using Public Policy Theory to Improve Power Engineering Education [view paper] Dr. Timothy R.B. Taylor P.E. (University of Kentucky) and Prof. Johne' M. Parker (University of Kentucky)
  3. Defining the Knowledge and Skills that Enable Engineers to Participate in Public Policy [view paper] J. Mendoza-Garcia (Purdue University and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana), Ms. Ida B. Ngambeki (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Lamis J. Behbehani (Purdue University), Dr. Demetra Evangelou (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Prof. P. Suresh C. Rao (Purdue University, West Lafayette), and Dr. Monica Farmer Cox (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
  4. Environmental Sustainability Education: Tool to Improve Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Better Policy? [view paper] Mr. Ganapathy Subramanian Natarajan (Texas Tech University), Mr. Chinweike I Eseonu (Texas Tech University), and Dr. David A. Wyrick PE, PEM (Texas Tech University)
Technical · Engineering Economy Division, Engineering Management Division, Industrial Engineering Division, and Systems Engineering Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 204B
Session Description

This session features the presentation of papers addressing innovative instructional designs directed toward guiding students in developing a broader understanding the role of engineering economics and its use in the business decision process.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Neal Lewis
  1. Integrating Innovative Pedagogies into Engineering Economics Courses [view paper] Dr. Naveen Seth (New Community College at CUNY) and Prof. Donald P. O'Keefe (Farmingdale State College)
  2. “Life Cycle Sustainability Economics“ Module [view paper] Dr. K.J. Rogers (University of Texas, Arlington), Dr. Melanie L. Sattler (University of Texas, Arlington), Mrs. Andrea M. Graham (University of Texas, Arlington), and Prof. Stephen Mattingly (University of Texas, Arlington)
  3. Quo Vadis, Engineering Economics [view paper] Dr. John H. Ristroph (University of Louisiana, Lafayette)
Technical · Engineering Ethics Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Bowie A
Session Description

With the current emphasis on active learning in engineering fields, the ways we present information have changed. Presenters offer different methodologies for teaching ethics at the undergraduate and graduate level, including classroom exercises, distance delivery, and discussion techniques.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Marilyn A. Dyrud
  1. Changing Engineering Ethics Education: Understanding Ill-structured Problems through Argument Visualization in Collaborative Learning [view paper] Prof. Michael H.G. Hoffmann (Georgia Institute as Technology) and Dr. Jason Borenstein (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  2. A Classroom Discussion of Applied Ethics [view paper] Yilmaz DUPE Hatipkarasulu (University of Texas, San Antonio) and Dr. Suat Gunhan (University of Texas, San Antonio)
  3. Philosophy and Undergraduate Teaching and Learning: Thoughts and Perspectives for Engineering Education [view paper] Dr. John Heywood (Trinity College, Dublin)
  4. Plumbers and Professionalism [view paper] Dr. Marilyn A. Dyrud (Oregon Institute of Technology)
Business · Engineering Technology Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 006D
Session Description

This session is for the Civil Department Heads to meet.

Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 006A
Session Description

Meeting for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Department Heads.

Business · Engineering Technology Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 007B
Session Description

This session is the annual meeting of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads Association.

Business · Engineering Technology Council
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
San Antonio Convention Center, 007C
Session Description

Technical · Entrepreneurship & Engineering Innovation Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Presidio A
Session Description

  1. Moderated by Dr. David DUPE Pistrui
  1. Ideation Competition: Creating Linkages Between Business and Engineering [view paper] Dr. Chad Milewicz (University of Southern Indiana), Dr. Zane W. Mitchell Jr. (University of Southern Indiana), and Dr. Kerry S. Hall (University of Southern Indiana)
  2. Creativity, Innovation, and Ingenuity Summer Enrichment Program: Assessment from a Multi-institutional Collaboration [view paper] Dr. Andrew L Gerhart (Lawrence Technological University) and Dr. Donald D. Carpenter (Lawrence Technological University)
  3. Mapping the Behaviors, Motives, and Professional Competencies of Entrepreneurially Minded Engineers in Theory and Practice: An Empirical Investigation [view paper] Dr. David Pistrui (Acumen Dynamics, LLC), Dr. John K. Layer (University of Evansville), and Ms. Sandra L. Dietrich (Eastern Michigan University)
  4. Open Process for Entrepreneuring Team Collaboration: Parallels from an Academic Research Team to the Start Up They Studied [view paper] Prof. Barbara A. Karanian (Stanford University), Ms. Mona Eskandari (Stanford University), Akshit Aggarwal (Stanford University), Felipe Pincheira (Stanford University), Ms. Rebecca Rose Krauthamer (Affiliation unknown), and Mr. Gregory Kress (Stanford University)
Technical · First-Year Programs Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Bowie C
Session Description

Research studies and investigations of first-year courses, learning environments, projects, and our student’s feedback can illuminate ways in which improvements can be made. The papers in this session cover a variety of topics on effectiveness of undergraduate TAs, peer feedback, and measuring traits in engineering students.

  1. Moderated by Ms. Norma L Veurink
  1. Participation in an Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship: Experiences, Influences, and Outcomes [view paper] Dr. Kerry Meyers (University of Notre Dame), Dr. Victoria E. Goodrich (University of Notre Dame), and Ms. Natalie Gedde (University of Notre Dame)
  2. Computational Method for Identifying Inaccessible Vocabulary in Engineering Educational Materials [view paper] Mr. Chirag Variawa (University of Toronto) and Dr. Susan McCahan (University of Toronto)
  3. StrengthsQuest for Engineers [view paper] Dr. Shelley Lorimer P.Eng. (Grant MacEwan University) and Elsie Elford (Grant MacEwan University)
  4. The Nature of Peer Feedback from First-year Engineering Students on Open-ended Mathematical Modeling Problems [view paper] Miss Kelsey Joy Rodgers (Purdue University), Prof. Heidi A. Diefes-Dux (Purdue University, West Lafayette), and Dr. Monica E. Cardella (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
Mon. June 11, 2012 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Bonham B
Session Description

This session focuses on innovative methods and approaches for improving graduate education, as well as new graduate programs addressing the needs of industry and research communities.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Duane D Dunlap
  1. Application of Interrupted Case Method for Teaching Ethics to Graduate Students in Transportation Engineering [view paper] Dr. Robert M. Brooks (Temple University), Jyothsna K. S. (), and Mehmet Cetin (Temple University)
  2. Creation of a Structural Engineering Professional Master's Degree Program [view paper] Prof. Jennifer H. Gross (Lehigh University), Dr. Donna M. Mohr (Lehigh University), and Dr. Stephen Pessiki (Lehigh University)
  3. An Interdisciplinary Master's of Sustainability Program [view paper] Dr. Roobik Gharabagi (Saint Louis University), Dr. Huliyar S. Mallikarjuna (Saint Louis University), and Mr. David E. Webb (Saint Louis University)
  4. Five-year B.S./M.S. in Engineering: The Time has Come [view paper] Dr. Michael G. Jenkins P.E. (California State University, Fresno), Dr. Walter V. Loscutoff (California State University, Fresno), and Dr. Thomas Nguyen (Affiliation unknown)

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