Technical Session


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



Chemical Engineering 2

 A Course in Particle and Crystallization Technology

Priscilla J. Hill; Mississippi State University

 Developing Elective Courses on Nuclear Energy

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

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

Adrienne R. Minerick;  Mississippi State University



Engineering 1

 Assessing Student Preparation for Senior Capstone Design Projects

M.H. Gordon; University of Arkansas

A Capstone Design Course In Fluid Thermal Systems


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

Project Based Introductory Materials Science Course


Atin Sinha;  Albany State University

Integrating Real World Situations into an Introductory Course in Engineering Materials


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


Professional Skills

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


Marcos Chu; International Council of Systems Engineering

Critical Thinking in Higher Education:  A Strategy for Development


Keith Plemmons; The Citadel

 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



Division 5

 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

Capstone Design Based Engineering Design Outcome Assessment


Satinderpaul Singh Devgan; Tennessee 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

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

G. J. Molina; Georgia Southern University





 Engineering Outreach to Law Enforcement

David A. Dampier; Mississippi State University

The New Flavors of Engineering



Barbara Victoria Bernal; Southern Polytechnic State University

Student-Centered Online Courseware Development Using Adaptive Learning Environment

Md Hasanuzzaman and Liang Hong; Tennessee State University

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



Jeremy Garrett and Thomas Walker; Virginia Tech


 Civil and Electrical


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


Tulio Sulbaran and David Marchman; University of Southern Mississippi

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

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


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

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

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


Tulio Sulbaran and David Marchman; University of Southern Mississippi



Engineering 2

Using Interactive Virtual Instruments to Teach Spectral Analysis

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

 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

Implementing a Hybrid Introductory Engineering Graphics Course


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

Connecting Industry Experience with Classroom Instruction

Richard Kunz; Mercer University


Civil Engineering 3

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

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


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


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

GIS Integration in a Civil Engineering Curriculum


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

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

 Green Building Concepts in the Engineering Curriculum

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



Division 6

 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

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

Dual Career Faculty Challenges

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

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


Michael Dermody and Christine Russell; East Carolina University


Management Issues

and Industrial Engineering



 M.S. in Engineering Management with Packaging Concentration

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

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



Greg Sedrick; University of Tennessee Space Institute

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

Denise Jackson, Mildred Louidor and Hal Aikens;

University of Tennessee

Navigating the Reality of Textbook Edition Management

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

An Automated Class Scheduler


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