Name of Paper - Click on link to see Paper. (Extended Abstracts are  not published in the Proceedings)


 A Course in Particle and Crystallization Technology

Priscilla J. Hill; Mississippi State University

 A Field Investigation of a Large Collapsed Structure:A Student Engagement Project


Shane M. Palmquist and Ronald E. Gallagher; Western Kentucky University

 A Hands-on Approach to Computer Security Instruction

 Rayford B. Vaughn Jr. and David A. Dampier; Mississippi State University

 A Laboratory Framework for the Synthesis and Analysis of DSP Hardware Systems

Tyson S. Hall; Southern Adventist University

 ABET Binders Simpler and More Efficient Approach to Map Program Outcomes and Educational Objective

 Mario Oyanader; Venkat Subramanian, Joseph Biernacki and Pedro Arce; Tennessee Technological University

 Academic Support Services and Student Engagement: Strategies to Improve Student Retention and to Promote Student Professional Development


 E. Bernard White; George Mason University

 An Example of Vertical Integration in an Engineering Curriculum

 Evelyn Brown, Rick Williams, and Purvis Bedenbaugh; East Carolina University

 Assessing Student Preparation for Senior Capstone Design Projects

M.H. Gordon; University of Arkansas

 Beyond the Barriers:   The Incorporation of Service Learning in Technology Programs

 Jessica L. Buck and Elizabeth McInnis; Jackson State University/Mississippi State University

 Developing Elective Courses on Nuclear Energy

Shih-Liang (Sid) Wang and Gary Tatterson; North Carolina A&T State University

 Development and Implementation of an Industry Accelerated Construction Management Capstone Course


David L. Batie and Danny Morton, East Carolina University

 Development of ‘Material Selection’ curriculum in an Integrated Science and Technology Program


 Abdelrahman Rabie; James Madison University

 Emphasizing Sustainability Principles in Developing Building Technology Courses: Engineering Educational and Research Collaboration Between Egypt and USA

Sherief A. Sheta and Robert A. Chin; Mansoura University/East Carolina University

 Engineering Outreach to Law Enforcement

David A. Dampier; Mississippi State University

 Environmental Scanning for Strategic Planning at Higher Educational Institutions: A Literature Review for Engineering and Technology Faculty


George Ford and Ron Miers; Western Carolina University

 Green Building Concepts in the Engineering Curriculum

Daniel E. Meeroff, Frederick Bloetscher and Albert Muniz;  Florida Atlantic University / Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.

 Group Homework's: A Mutually Beneficial Cooperative Learning Strategy


 Adrienne R. Minerick; Mississippi State University

 Incorporating Projects and Problems in a Thermodynamics Course to Improve Critical Thinking / Real-World Problem Solving

 Donald P. Visco, Jr.;  Tennessee Technological University

 Instructional Technology Tools: Exploring What’s New

Mohammad Obadat and Steve Holt; University of Tennessee –Martin

 Low Cost, Low Space, Low Set-up Time Experiments for a Course in Numerical Methods

Autar Kaw, Brian Demenezes, Eric Allard; University of South Florida

 M.S. in Engineering Management with Packaging Concentration

S. Malasri, N. Jackson and J. Olabe; Christian Brothers University

 Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute 2007

Donna S. Reese, Emma E. Seiler and Dennis D. Truax;

Mississippi State University


 Remote Labs for Online Courses with Hands-On Work

 Andy Ju An Wang; Southern Polytechnic State University

 Seminar-Based Electromagnetics Education

Zhaoxian Zhou; University of Southern Mississippi

 Sense and Sensibility: The Case for the Nationwide Inclusion of Engineering In the K-12 Curriculum

Robert E. Lindberg , Thomas E. Pinelli and James G. Batterson; National Institute of Aerospace/NASA Langley Research Center

 The Importance of Writing Skill to the Engineering Student

Leroy R. Cox and Katie A. Grantham Lough;

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith / University of Missouri – Rolla

 Three Steps for Preventing Plagiarism

 John Brocato; Mississippi State University

 Turning a Weakness into a Strength:  Addressing ABET Requirements for Outcomes Assessment

Tom Thomas, Mohammad Alam and John Steadman; University of South Alabama

 Using E-Homework to Provide Disaggregate Problem Solving Assessment in a Senior-Level Traffic

Engineering Course

 Steven M. Click; Tennessee Technological University

 Using Student Engagement Projects in an Engineering Technology Program to Stimulate Regional Economic Development


 Robert Anderson, Phillip Sanger and  Michael Smith;

Western Carolina University

2007 Packaging Summer Programs at Christian Brothers University


S. Malasri, A. Ray, Y. Zhou, J. Ventura, P. Shiue, A. Pourhashemi; Christian Brothers University/FedEx Express

A Capstone Design Course In Fluid Thermal Systems


William S. Janna and John I. Hochstein; University of Memphis

A Comparison of Exam Scores Between Fully Online and Lecture Supplement Sections

John W. Lipscomb, Jr.; University of Southern Mississippi

A Comparison of Information Literacy of Freshmen and Seniors at VMI and UTC

Claire McCullough and Peter Hoadley; University of Tennessee at Chattanooga / Virginia Military Institute

A Faculty’s Approach to Retention

Claude Hargrove and Ronnie Rollins; North Carolina A&T State University

A Low Cost Environmental Test Chamber for Teaching Engineering and Technology Students

Aaron K. Ball, Chip Ferguson, and Frank Miceli;

Western Carolina University/Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

A Method to Improve Course Instruction by Utilizing Teleconferencing Techniques

Claude Hargrove, Walter Gilmore, and Fereshteh Fatehi; North Carolina A&T State University

A Multisite Case Study of Faculty and Teacher Perceptions of NCETE Professional Development Workshops on Engineering Design Content


Paul A. Asunda; Tennessee Technological University

A National Jobs Information Database:  Implications for Outcomes Assessment


Robert A. Chin; East Carolina University

A Successful “Women in Engineering Camp” for High School Students

Thomas B. Brackman and C. Dale Elifrits; Northern Kentucky University

Accreditation Changes in Civil Engineering Curricula: Addressing the Additional Science Requirement

Thomas R. Dion  Dennis J. Fallon , and Kevin C. Bower; The Citadel


Advising Students with WebCT Vista: A Pilot Project


Andy Ju An Wang; Southern Polytechnic State University

Agencies and the Data Provided to Assess Effectiveness of Rumble Stripes on Highway Safety


Tulio Sulbaran and David Marchman; University of Southern Mississippi

An Approach to Determine the Industrial Engineering Body of Knowledge through Concept Mapping

Denise Jackson, Mildred Louidor and Hal Aikens;

University of Tennessee

An Automated Class Scheduler


Ray Seyfarth and Cheryl Pierre; University of Southern Mississippi/Department of Defense

An Effective Model for Course-level Continuous Improvement in an Electrical Engineering Technology Electronic Communications Course


Shonda L. Bernadin and Youakim Al-Kalaani;  Georgia Southern University

An REU Experience on the Industrial Applications of Sensing, Modeling, and Control


Mohamed Abdelrahman and Sally Pardue; Tennessee Technological University

Applying the Key Findings of the EWEP Needs Assessment Final Report to a Single-Gender Outreach Program


Robert Hewitt and Thomas Banning; University of Memphis

Automation of Outcomes Based Assessment

Samir Khoury, Andrew Jackson, Merwan Mehta, and Leslie Pagliari; East Carolina University

Building Bridges:  Providing Special Programs for Minority Retention


Shirley Scott-Harris and Jeffrey W. Fergus; Auburn University

Building Continuous Loop Learning Communities: An Engineering Outreach Case Study


Deborah Besser, Gerry Swan, Thomas Dziubla and Richard Eitel; University of Kentucky

Capstone Design Based Engineering Design Outcome Assessment


Satinderpaul Singh Devgan; Tennessee State University

Cell Phones As Tools For Learning, Information, and Security on Our Campuses

Donald U. Ekong; Mercer University

Civics and Homeland Security in a Chemical Process Safety Course


David L. Silverstein; University of Kentucky

Connecting Industry Experience with Classroom Instruction

Richard Kunz; Mercer University

Construction of Parallel Machines for Engineering Courses with Retired Personal Computers


Yili Tseng and Claude M. Hargrove; North Carolina A & T State University

Creating Animated Multimedia Problem Solutions


Michael H. Woo; The Citadel

Critical Thinking in Higher Education:  A Strategy for Development


Keith Plemmons; The Citadel

Distance Learning in Engineering Technology at  Western Carolina University: Celebrating Success and Looking Toward the Future


William L. McDaniel and Aaron K. Ball; Western Carolina University

Dual Career Faculty Challenges

Noel N. Schulz and Kirk H. Schulz; Mississippi State University

Engineering Sourcing In The Global Economy: Interrelationship Between Math, Science and Pre-Engineering K-12 Education


Marcos Chu; International Council of Systems Engineering

Engineering Technology Explained in Math and Science --- A New Course


Zhaoxian Zhou; University of Southern Mississippi

Enhanced Project-based Learning  Using Peer-Feedback


Adrian Ieta and Y. Charles Lu; Murray State University/University of Kentucky

Evaluation of Viability of Alternative Energy Educational Programs in the United States

Melissa Bliss and Robert Engelken; Arkansas State University

Fort Valley State University Cooperative Developmental Energy Program: A Highly Successful Pre-collegiate and Collegiate STEM Workforce Program for Minorities and Women


Isaac J. Crumbly, Jackie Hodges, Aditya Kar, and Singli Garcia; Fort Valley Statue University

Fostering Critical Thinking Skills in an Environmental Engineering Water and Wastewater Treatment Class Through A Hands-On Semester Project

Lenly J. Weathers; Tennessee Technological University

Fostering Undergraduate Engineering Research in a Public University


S. Midturi; University of Arkansas at Little Rock

GIS Integration in a Civil Engineering Curriculum


Stephanie Ivey, Paul Palazolo, Charles Camp; University of Memphis

Hands-on Learning with Computer Simulation Modules for Dynamic Systems


Hodge Jenkins; Mercer University

Identification of Quality Indicators of Visual-Based Learning Material in Technology Education Programs for Grades 7-12.

Petros J Katsioloudis; Berea College

Impact of Metal Hangers on Landfills: Case Study

Carlos A. Ortiz and Catherine Armstrong;

Southern Polytechnic State University/ Georgia Department of Transportation



Implementing a Hybrid Introductory Engineering Graphics Course


Theodore J. Branoff and Eric N. Wiebe; North Carolina State University

Improvisation, Ingenuity and Design of Experiments to Reinforce the Civil Engineering Curriculum


Michael J. Casey and Jesse B. Coleman; George Mason University

Industrial Research and the Academic Connection at a Regional University

Andrew C. Kellie and Daniel Claiborne; Murray State University

Innovative Teaching Methods in Information Technology Classrooms

Angela Lemons; North Carolina A & T State University

INSPIRE:  A Low-Cost, Urban Pre-College Engineering Program

Brenda G. Hart, Veronica Hinton-Hudson, and James E. Lewis; University of Louisville

Integrating LabVIEW® into Engineering Technology Curricula


Wes Stone, Aaron K. Ball, and Brian Howell; Western Carolina University

Integrating Real World Situations into an Introductory Course in Engineering Materials


Priya T. Goeser and Cameron W. Coates; Armstrong Atlantic State University

Integration of Distance Learning Technology into Traditional Engineering Physical Laboratory Exercises


D. Schaefer, D. Scott, G. Molina, Y. Al- Kalaani, T. Murphy, W. Johnson, and P. Thamburaj Goeser; Georgia Institute of Technology/Georgia Southern University/Armstrong Atlantic State University

Interactive Electrical Circuit Tutoring Tool – eTutor Ghaith Haddad, Gustavo Gamboa and Issa Batarseh; University of Central Florida

Interdisciplinary Research for Engineering Skills Development



Angel E. González-Lizardo, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

Involvement of Women Engineers at Mercer University

Monika Bubacz, Joan M. Burtner, Laura Lackey and Laura E. Moody; Mercer University
K-12 Exposure to Water Quality, Treatment, Resources and Management at the Florida Aquarium as an Outreach Activity During a Large Professional Conference K. D. Thomas, S. W. Thomas, E. Fernandez, J. A. Howard, E. Omisca, A. Gerken, L. Tyler, S. Carpenter-van Dijk, and M. A. Trotz; University of South Florida/Florida Aquarium/ASCE

Message Design Considerations for Use of Mobile Learning Content in Engineering Education


Michael Dermody and Christine Russell; East Carolina University

Model Bridge Building Competition:  An Outreach Project to get High School Students Involved in Engineering

Atin Sinha; Albany State University

Multidisciplinary Teams for Engineering in Food Safety Applications – Bridges between Engineering and Biology

Jeffrey W. Fergus, Omar A. Oyarzabal, Robert S. Miller, William F. Gale and Donald E. Conner;

Auburn University

Navigating the Reality of Textbook Edition Management

Scott R. Schultz and Laura W. Lackey; Mercer University

NSF REU Site: Chemistry / Chemical Engineering:  The Bonds Between Us  - A Three Year Retrospective

Adrienne R. Minerick;  Mississippi State University

On Engineering Students’ Algorithm Insight and Math Manipulation Abilities: A Review

G. J. Molina; Georgia Southern University

Project Based Introductory Materials Science Course


Atin Sinha;  Albany State University

Proposed New Direction for Electrical Engineering Curricula: Inclusion of Instruction in Nanotechnology


M. R. Parker and A. Khan; University of South Alabama

Statistical Analysis of Law Enforcement Surveillance Impact on Sample Construction Zones in Mississippi (Part 1:  Descriptive)


Tulio Sulbaran and David Marchman; University of Southern Mississippi

Statistical Analysis of Law Enforcement Surveillance Impact on Sample Construction Zones in Mississippi (Part 2: Inferential)

Tulio Sulbaran and David Marchman; University of Southern Mississippi

Structuring Data for Analysis of Law Enforcement Surveillance Impact on Construction Zones


Tulio Sulbaran and David Marchman; University of Southern Mississippi

Student Attitudes towards the Use of Graphical Programming Languages in an Introductory Engineering Course



Jeremy Garrett and Thomas Walker; Virginia Tech

Student-Centered Online Courseware Development Using Adaptive Learning Environment

Md Hasanuzzaman and Liang Hong; Tennessee State University

Surviving Engineering: From a Minority Female Perspective

Jacquelyn R. Mobley; Ecology & Environment, Inc.

Teaching Engineering and Science Students Computer-based Measurement Systems using Real-World Applications

Masoud Naghedolfeizi, Ugur Tanriver and Sanjeev Arora;

Fort Valley State University

The Hidden Costs and Benefits of Part Time PhD Degrees



Timothy Pratt; Virginia Tech

The KNEED Program: A Novel Model for Small High-Tech Business and University Cooperation


David M. Feinauer, Donna Hewett and Bruce L. Walcott; University of Kentucky

The New Flavors of Engineering



Barbara Victoria Bernal; Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Research Initiative


Roobik Gharabagi and Kyle Mitchell; Saint Louis University

Unexpected Consequences of Thoughtful and Innovative Engineering Education Curricular Reform: Identifying Competing Orientations and Sources of Pressure

Scott A. Yost and Derek R. Lane; University of Kentucky

University Freshman Retention in North Carolina

George Ford and Ron Mau; Western Carolina University

Using Interactive Virtual Instruments to Teach Spectral Analysis

Y. Charles Lu,  Adrian Ieta and William E. Murphy;  University of Kentucky/Murray State University

Using LEGO® Robotics for K-12 Engineering Outreach


Bill B. Elmore and Emma Seiler; Mississippi State University

Utilization of an Engineering Management Body of Knowledge WIKI for Graduate Distance Education



Greg Sedrick; University of Tennessee Space Institute