Resume - Dr. Edmund Tsang Center for Engineering Education Faculty and Staff Survey

Name : Edmund Tsang
Dept
. Associate Dean

Research Interests : Enhancement of the lower-division engineering curriculum; integration of service-learning into the engineering curriculum

Education Background : Ph.D., Metallurgy, Iowa State University, 1977 B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (distinction), University of Nebraska, 1973

Academic and Professional Background :

Publications:

Refereed Journals -

  1. A. Kline, B. Aller, and E. Tsang, “First Year Design and Beyond: A Sequence of Service-Learning Design Courses to Build Students’ Professional Skills,” in World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, edited by W. Aung, J. Mecsi, J. Moscinski. I. Rouse, and P. Willmot, Begell House Publishing, pp. 323-342, Spring 2008.
  2. B. Aller, A. Kline, E. Tsang, R. Aravamuthan, and C. Phillips, WeBAL: A Web-Based Assessment Library to Enhance Teaching and Learning in Engineering, IEEE Transaction on Education, Volume 48, No. 4, 764-771, 2005.
  3. C. Crumbaugh, P. Vellom, E. Tsang, and A. Kline, Western Michigan University s Collaborative Effort to Enhance K-16 STEM Teaching and Learning, Journal of International Network for Engineering Education and Research, Special Volume, pp. 17-32, April 2005.
  4. Tsang, E., Van Haneghan, J., Johnson, B., Newman, E.J., and Van Eck, S., "A Report on Service-Learning and Engineering Design: Service-Learning's Effect on Student Learning Engineering Design in 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering,'" The International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 17, No. 1, 30-39, 2001.
  5. Tsang, E., "Applying James Stice's Strategy to Teach Design to Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Undergraduates," Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 89, No. 2, 231-236, 2000.

Refereed Conference Proceedings -

  1.  Tsang, E., Harden, D., and Jamario, D. 2013. “Service-Learning as a Driving force for Continuous Improvement in CCE 1001, ‘Introduction to Engineering Design,’” Proceedings of the 2013 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 23-26, Atlanta, GA.
  2.  Tsang, E., Darrah, L., Engelmann, P., Halderson, C., Thumme, B., and Grice, A. 2013. “Research Pilots Assess Enhanced Student Success Resulting from Student Affairs Collaboration with Engineering and Applied Sciences,” Proceedings of the 2013 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 23-26, Atlanta, GA.
  3. Troy, P., Glick, A., Tsang, E., Aller, B., and Darrah, L. 2012. “Work in Progress: A Pilot Project to Assess the Added Value of Engineering and Student Affairs Collaboration on Student Cognitive and Affective Development,” Proceedings of Frontiers in Education Conference,” Seattle, WA, October 3-6, 2012, CD-Room, Session T2F.
  4. McCahan, S., Ault, S., Tsang, E., Henderson, M, Magleby, S., and Soisson, S., 2012. “A Multi-dimensional Model for the Representation of Learning through Service Activities in Engineering,” Proceedings of the 2012 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 10-13, San Antonio, TX.
  5. A. Kline, B. Aller, and E. Tsang. “Improving Student Retention in STEM Disciplines: A Model That Has Worked,” Proceedings of Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, June 26-29, 2011, Session M138.FPD 1.
  6. T. Swartz, E. Tsang, and K. Harms, “Changes in a First-Year Technical Writing Class to Support Student Success and Retention in Engineering and Applied Sciences,” Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Arlington, VA, October 27-30, 2010, CD-Room, Paper 1017.
  7. E. Tsang and C. Halderson, “Create Learning Communities to Enhance Success for Students with Diverse Academic Preparation Background,” Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 22-25, 2008, CD-Rom, Session S1D, Paper 1771.
  8. A. Eaton. B. Richmond, K. Warners, J. Cook, E. Tsang, B. Aller, and A. Kline. “Designing and Utilizing an Apparatus to Study the Ray Properties of Light,” Proceedings of Spring Conference of American Society for Engineering Education North Central Section, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, March 29-30, 2008.
  9. E. Tsang, B. Aller, T. Place, A. Kline, T. Moon, F. Severance, and C. Halderson, "Refining a Rubric for Evaluating Lifelong Learning and Career Awareness in a First-year Learning Community, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 10-13, 2007, Session F4A, Paper 1527.
  10. E. Tsang, C. Halderson, and K. Kallen, "Work In Progress: Western Michigan University's Effort to Increase Retention of First Time, First Year Engineering and Applied Sciences Students," Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 10-13, 2007, Session S1A, Paper 1425.
  11. P. Pagano, A. Rossman, K. Vasilnek, B.M. Aller, A.A. Kline, E. Tsang, and E. Brabandt, "First-Year Experience and Beyond: Using the Engineering Design Process to Support Learning and Engineering Skill Development," Proceedings of Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24-27, 2007, Session 2653.
  12. E. Tsang, C. Halderson, I. Abdel-Qader, B. Aller, S. Butt, A. Kline, D. Miller, T. Place, S. Yehia, and K. Kallen, Assessment of Faculty Mentoring Strategies of Student Learning Communities at Western Michigan University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, San Diego, CA, Oct. 28-31, 2006, Session S3E.
  13. T. Place, B. Aller, and E. Tsang, Evaluating and Improving Student Opportunities in a First-Year Learning Community: Lifelong Learning and Career Awareness, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, San Diego, CA, Oct. 28-31, 2006, Session M1E.
  14. A. Kline, B. Aller, C. Crumbaugh, P. Vellom, and E. Tsang, Work In Progress Western Michigan University Partnership with K-12 Teachers to Improve STEM Education, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, San Diego, CA, Oct. 28-31, 2006, Session M2C.
  15. A. Kline, E. Tsang, and B. Aller, Service-Learning Engineering Design Activities at Western Michigan University to Support K-12 STEM Education, Proceedings of Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 13-15, 2005, Portland OR, Session 1510.
  16. C. Crumbaugh, P. Vellom, A. Kline, and E. Tsang, Integrating First-Year Engineering Design and Pre-Service Science Education: A Model for Engineering and Education Collaboration to Enhance K-16 STEM Education, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Savannah, GA, October 20-23, 2004, Session S2E, CD-Rom.
  17. E. Tsang and A. Kline, Design of an Inexpensive Optics Demonstration/Experimentation Kit for Middle School, Proceedings of Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 20-23, 2004, Salt Lake City, UT, Session 2625, CD-Rom.
  18. A. Kline, C. Crumbaugh, P. Vellom, and E. Tsang, Western Michigan University College of Engineering and College of Education Collaborative Effort to Enhance Student Learning, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Boulder, CO, November 5-8, 2003, Session F1A, CD-Rom.
  19. B. Aller, C. Phillips, E. Tsang, A. Kline, and R. Aravamuthan, An Online Assessment System to Enhance Teaching and Learning in Engineering, Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Boulder, CO, November 5-8, 2003, Session T2B, CD-Rom.
  20. J.K. Nelson, O. Abbudayyeh, E. Tsang, and M. Williams, A Civil Engineering Education for the 21st Century, Proceedings of American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 21-24, 2003, Session 2315, CD-Rom.
  21. A. Kline, E. Tsang, B. Aller, J. Asumadu, J. Morgan, S. Beyerlein, and D. Davis, Creating and Using a Performance Measure for the Engineering Design Process, Proceedings of 2003 ASEE Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 21-24, 2003, Session 2125, CD-Rom.
  22. Tsang, E., "Use Assessment to Develop Service-Learning Reflection Course Materials," Proceedings 2002 Frontiers In Education Conference, Boston, MA, Nov. 6-9, 2002, Session F2A, CD-Rom.
  23. Tsang, E., "Integrating Service-Learning in a Sophomore-level Materials, Manufacturing & Design Lab," Proceedings 2002 ASE Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 16-19, 2002. Session 2634, CD-Rom
  24. Tsang, E., "What Would C.P. Snow Have To Say About Service-Learning in Engineering," Proceedings 2001 ASEE Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 24-27, 2001. Session 3461, CD-Rom.
  25. Tsang, E., Foley, R., Van Haneghan, J. and Darring, P., "An 'Introduction to Engineering' Course for the Purpose of Student Retention and Recruitment at University of South Alabama," Proceedings of ASEE Southeast Section Conference, Charleston, SC, April 1-3, 2001.
  26. Tsang, E. and Pritchard, M., "Service-Learning: A Positive Approach to Teaching Engineering Ethics and Social Impact of Engineering," Proceedings 2000 ASEE Annual Conference," St. Louis, MO, June 19-21, 2000, Session 3630, CD-Rom.
  27. Duffy, J., Tsang, E. and Lord, S., "Service-Learning in Engineering: What, Why, How?" Proceedings 2000 ASEE Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 19-21, Session 3630, CD-Rom.
  28. Tsang, E., Foley, R., Van Haneghan, J., and Dagnall, K., "Service-Learning And Engineering Criteria 2000: A Case Studying Using An 'Introduction to Engineering' Course," Engineering Education in the Third Millenium, Leuchtturm-Verlag, Volume 1, 1999, page 263-268
  29. Tsang, E., "Assessing Student Learning Design in a Sophomore Materials, Manufacturing & Design Lab," Proceedings of Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 29-July 1, 1998, Seattle, WA., Session 1526, CD-Rom.
  30. Tsang, E. and Newman, E.J., "Service-Learning's Effect on Engineering Students And K-12 Teacher Partnership In An 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering' Course," Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, November 4-7, 1998, Tempe, AZ, pp. 1279-1282, CD-Rom.
  31. Tsang, E., Martin, C.D., and Decker, R., "Service-Learning as a Pedagogy for Engineering Education for the 21st Century," Proceedings Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 23-26, 1997, Milwaukee, WI, Session 3230, CD-Rom.
  32. Tsang, E. and Reis, J., "Mt. Dioxin: A Numerical Problem to Teach Engineering Ethics," Proceedings of the Frontiers In Education Conference, Nov. 6-9, 1996, Salt Lake City, Utah, Paper 8c6.4, CD-ROM.
  33. Tsang, E., Johnson, B., Litchfield, B., Newman, J., Ramage, C., and Dubose, L., "Integrating Service Learning into Introduction to Mechanical Engineering," Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 26-29, 1996, Session 3253, CD-ROM.
  34. Tsang, E. and Wilhelm, A., "Implementing a Sophomore-Level Materials, Manufacturing & Design Laboratory," Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Washington, DC, June 26-29, 1996, Session 1626, CD-ROM.
  35. Tsang, E. and. Wilhelm, A., "Integrating Materials, Manufacturing & Design in the Sophomore Year," Proceedings of the Frontiers In Education Conference, November 1-4, 1995, Atlanta, Ga, Session 3C4, CD-Rom.
  36. Tsang, E., "Use Writing to Teach Social Impact of Technology and Engineering Ethics in the Sophomore Year," Proceedings of the World Conference on Engineering Education, St. Paul, MN, October, 1995, Vol. 1, p. 91-95.
  37. Tsang, E., "Teaching Social Impact of Technology via Writing," Proceedings of the Frontiers In Education Conference, November 6-9, 1994, San Jose, CA, pp. 638-640.
  38. Tsang, E., "Teaching Science, Technology and Society via Writing," Proceedings of the Centennial Meeting of the Gulf-Southwest Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Baton Rouge, LA, March 24-25, 1994, Vol. II, pp. 648-651.
  39. Tsang, E. and Ramage, C., "Upgrading The Mechanics of Materials Laboratory," Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference., Urbana-Champaign, IL, June25-28, 1993, Session 1626.
  40. Ramage, C. and Tsang, E., "Teaching an Old Dog a New Trick," Proceedings of the Spring Meeting of Southeastern Region of American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville, TN, April 2-3, 1993, p. 37-40.

Other Publications :

  1. Tsang, E., editor, Projects That Matter: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Engineering, American Association for Higher Education, 2000.

Book Chapter:

  1. Tsang, E., "Why Service-Learning? And How to Integrate It into a Course in Engineering?", in When Community Enters The Equation: Enhancing Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education through Service-Learning, Campus Compact, 1998, pp. 13-28.

White Paper

  1. E. Tsang, "Social Dynamics of Campus Change," in The Acceptance and Diffusion of Innovation: A Cross-Curricular Perspective on Instructional and Curricular Change in Engineering, Final Report of the American Sociological Association and the Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education of the National Academy of Engineering, CD-ROM, 2007.

Electronic Publication

  1. E. Tsang, M. Williams, and P. Parker, Modules on Engineering Ethics, developed for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and published on its Professional Practice Curriculum Online, http://www.professionalpractice.asme.org/ppc_pages/asme.htm

Engineering Education Grants On-going:

  1. “Effective Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration to Enhance Student Success in Engineering and Applied Sciences,” National Science Foundation STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP), award #0969287, amount $1,990,314, 2010-2015; PI: Edmund Tsang, Co-PI: Ikhlas Abdel-Qader, Diane Anderson, Laura Darrah, and Paul Engelmann.
  2. “Meeting the Challenge: the Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation,” National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program, award #1002528, amount $3,499.998, 2010-2015; PI: Sue Coleman, Co-PI: Levi Thompson, Gerald Thompkin, Edmund Tsang, and Thomas Wolff.
  3. “Increasing Opportunities and Improving Outcomes for Engineering Students in Engineering and Applied Sciences,” National Science Foundation S-STEM program, award # 0965962, amount $593,159, 2010-2015, PI: Andrew Kline, Co-PI's: Ikhlas Abdel-Qader, Betsy Aller, and Edmund Tsang.
  4. “A National Model for Engineering Mathematics Education,” National Science Foundation Course Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement – Phase III Program. Award No.0817332. Subcontract from Wright State University: $99,988, 2008-2012. PI at Western Michigan University: Edmund Tsang.
  5. Michigan Alliance for Minority Participation, National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliance for Minoritt Participation (LSAMP) program, subcontract from University of Michigan, $476,253, 2005-2010, Co-PI: Edmund Tsang.
  6. Western Michigan University Engineering Design Center for Service-Learning Outreach Project, Michigan Campus Compact, $1,902.50, 2005-2006, PI: Edmund Tsang.
  7. Student and Faculty Learning Communities to Increase Graduation Rates in STEM Disciplines, National Science Foundation STEM Talent Expansion Program, $1.971 million, 2004-2009, PI: Edmund Tsang, Co-PI: Leonard Ginsberg and Bill Cobern.
  8. After-School Enrichment Activities in STEM, Kalamazoo Communities In School Foundation, Inc., $6,844.20 for Year One of a 5-Year Project, 2004-2009, PI: Edmund Tsang.
  9. Service Learning Design Center for K-12 Math and Science Teaching and Learning, Corporation for National and Community Service: Learn & Serve America Higher Education Program, $225,000, 2003-2006, PI: Andrew Kline, Co-PI: Edmund Tsang and Paul Vellom.
  10. Design Center for K-12 Mathematics and Science Learning, National Science Foundation Engineering Education Center Program, $425,000, 2003-2006, PI: Andrew Kline, Co-PI: Edmund Tsang, Alvaro Correa, and Carol Crumbaugh.
  11. Community Engagement to Enhance Science Teaching and Learning, Michigan Campus Compact, $867, 2003, PI: Edmund Tsang

Engineering Education Grants Completed :

  1. "WMU Collaborative Efforts of College of Education and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences to Enhance Student Learning," National Science Foundation Bridges for Engineering Education, PI: Edmund Tsang, Co-PI: Bill Cobern, January 1-December 31, 2003, Amount: $99,793.
  2. "Online Assessment System to Enhance Teaching and Learning," WMU Teaching and Learning with Technology, PI: Betsy Aller and Colleen Phillips; Co-PI: Raja Aravamuthan, Andrew Kline, and Edmund Tsang, January 1-December 31, 2002, Amount: $25,000.
  3. "Girls Exploring Engineering," Michigan Space Grant Consortium, PI: Edmund Tsang, 2001-2002; Amount: $10,000.
  4. "Pre-Engineering in South Alabama," National Science Foundation Course and Curriculum Development (CCD) program, $180,000 (3 years), 1997-2000, PI: Edmund Tsang; Co-PI: Dr. Ram Sharma, Bishop State Community College.
  5. "Teacher Enhancement Using NASA Web Resources," Alabama Space Grant Consortium Education Outreach Grant, $5,000, 1998, PI: Edmund Tsang.
  6. "USA College of Engineering: Learn & Serve Mobile," Corporation for National Service-Learn & Serve America: Higher Education Program, 1995-1998, $124,000 (Year One); $78,000 (Year Two); $79,000 (Year Three); PI: Edmund Tsang.
  7. "SECME Learn & Serve Summer Institute," Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County, $3,942, 1996.
  8. "Implementing a Materials, Manufacturing and Design Laboratory for Sophomores," National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement (ILI) Program, $108,522 (2 years), 1994-1996, PI: Edmund Tsang; Co-PI: Andrew Wilhelm
  9. "Acquisition of Scanning Electron Microscope and X-ray Diffractometer for Multi-disciplinary Research and Education," National Science Foundation Academic Research Infrastructure (ARI) Program, $111,000, 1995, PI: A. Kumar, Co-PI's: D. Hayhurst, C. Dorman, E. Tsang, and V. Wierbicki.
  10. "South Alabama Bioengineering to Aid the Handicapped," National Science Foundation Bioengineering and Research to Aid the Handicapped Programt, $41,250, 1991-1998, Co-PI with Dr. Cecil Ramage.
  11. "Improvement of Undergraduate Mechanics of Materials Laboratory," National Science Foundation Undergraduate Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement (ILI) Program, $14,984.00, 1990, co-authored with Dr. Cecil Ramage.
  12. "Undergraduate Metallurgy Laboratory Improvement," National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant, $16,854, 1988, PI: Edmund Tsang.

Engineering Education Presentations:

Invited -

  1. "Outcome Assessment in Engineering," The University of Hong Kong, April 8, 2008.
  2. Workshop Leader, "Service-Learning in Engineering," sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education Visiting Scholars Program, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, December 5, 1999.
  3. Workshop Leader, "Service-Learning in Engineering," sponsored by Campus Compact, Pre-Conference Workshop at the Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in Charlotte, NC, June 19, 1999.
  4. Keynote Speaker, Fourth Annual Service-Learning Conference, University of Southwest Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, April 22, 1999.
  5. Faculty Facilitator at the Campus Compact "National Service-Learning Institute for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics," Case Western Reserve University, October 10-12, 1998.
  6. Faculty Facilitator, "Service-Learning: Training Future Engineers, Mathematicians, and Scientists for Community Involvement," American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) National Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 21, 1998.
  7. Workshop Leader, "Recapturing the Commitment and Power of Community Service," First Annual Albany State University Service-Learning Conference, St. Simons Island, GA, February 11-13, 1998.
  8. Workshop Leader, "Combining Community Service With Learning," Minnesota Campus Compact, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN, November 6, 1996.
  9. Session Leader, "Service-Learning in Engineering Curriculum," Frontiers in Education Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 1996.
  10. Workshop Leader, "Service-Learning in the SEAMS (Science, Engineering, Architecture, and Mathematics) Disciplines," sponsored by Massachusetts Campus Compact, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 27, 1996.
  11. Keynote Speaker, "Service-Learning in Academic Disciplines," Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA, March 27, 1996.

Selected -

  1. “Create Learning Communities to Enhance Success for Students with Diverse Academic Preparation Background,” Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 22-25, 2008.
  2. “Refining a Rubric for Evaluating Lifelong Learning and Career Awareness in a First-year Learning Community,” Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 10-13, 2007.
  3. “Work In Progress: Western Michigan University’s Effort to Increase Retention of First Time, First Year Engineering and Applied Sciences Students,” Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 10-13, 2007.
  4. “Assessment of Faculty Mentoring Strategies of Student Learning Communities at Western Michigan University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences,” Proceedings of Frontiers In Education Conference, San Diego, CA, Oct. 28-31, 2006.
  5. “Design of an Inexpensive Optics Demonstration/Experimentation Kit for Middle School,” Proceedings of Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 20-23, 2004.
  6. "Use Assessment to Develop Service-Learning Reflection Course Materials," 2002 Frontiers In Education Conference, Boston, MA, Nov. 6-9, 2002.
  7. "Integrating Service-Learning in a Sophomore-level Materials, Manufacturing & Design Lab," Proceedings 2002 ASEE Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 16-19, 2002.
  8. "What Would C.P. Snow Have To Say About Service-Learning in Engineering," ASEE Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 24-27, 2001.
  9. "Integrating Service-Learning to Teach 'Materials, Manufacturing & Design' in a Sophomore-level Course in Mechanical Engineering," Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, April 16-20, 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  10. "An 'Introduction to Engineering' Course for the Purpose of Student Retention and Recruitment at University of South Alabama," ASEE Southeast Section Conference, Charleston, SC, April 1-3, 2001.
  11. "Service-Learning: A Positive Approach to Teaching Engineering Ethics and Social Impact of Technology,' American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 19-21, 2000.
  12. "Service-Learning And Engineering Criteria 2000: A Case Studying Using An 'Introduction to Engineering' Course," Engineering Education in the Third Millenium, Istanbul, Turkey, September 19-21, 1999.
  13. "Assessing Student Learning Design in a Sophomore Materials, Manufacturing & Design Lab," Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 29-July 1, 1998, Seattle, WA.
  14. "Service-Learning's Effect on Engineering Students And K-12 Teacher Partnership In An 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering' Course," Frontiers In Education Conference, November 4-7, 1998, Tempe, AZ.
  15. "Service-Learning as a Pedagogy for Engineering Education for the 21st Century," Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 23-26, 1997, Milwaukee, WI.
  16. "Mt. Dioxin: A Numerical Problem to Teach Engineering Ethics," Frontiers In Education Conference, Nov. 6-9, 1996, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  17. "Integrating Service Learning into Introduction to Mechanical Engineering," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 26-29, 1996.
  18. "Implementing a Sophomore-Level Materials, Manufacturing & Design Laboratory," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Washington, DC, June 26-29, 1996.
  19. "Integrating Materials, Manufacturing & Design in the Sophomore Year," Frontiers In Education Conference, November 1-4, 1995, Atlanta, GA.
  20. "Use Writing to Teach Social Impact of Technology and Engineering Ethics in the Sophomore Year," World Conference on Engineering Education, St. Paul, MN, October 4-7, 1995.
  21. "Teaching Social Impact of Technology via Writing," Frontiers In Education Conference, November 6-9, 1994, San Jose, CA.
  22. "Teaching Science, Technology and Society via Writing," Gulf-Southwest Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Baton Rouge, LA, March 24-25, 1994.
  23. "Upgrading The Mechanics of Materials Laboratory," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference., Urbana-Champaign, IL, June25-28, 1993.

Current and Past Consulting and Professional Services in Engineering Education

  1. Reviewers for - Journal of Engineering Education, 2000, 2005, 2006. - Corporation for National Service-Higher Education, 1997, 2000. - Frontiers in Education Conference, 1995, 1996. - National Science Foundation, 1993, 1995, 2005. - IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 1992, 1993. - American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 1995, 1996
  2. Consultant for Campus Compact, Advisory Committee for Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology, 1998-present.
  3. American Society for Engineering Education, Visiting Scholar, 1999-2000.
  4. Selected to participate in the National Science Foundation Workshop on "Developing Numerical Problems on Engineering Ethics," Texas A&M University, August 1995.
  5. Honorable Mention, Ben Dasher Award for Best Paper in the 1994 Frontiers In Education Conference, San Jose, CA.
  6. Halliburton Education Foundation Award of Excellence in Education, 1984.