Summary of Faculty Productivity – 2012

Refereed Journal Articles (4)

  1. Nakayama, S. (May, 2012). SH&E Curriculum:  Involving Practicing Safety Professionals in Its Development, Professional Safety, 57(5), 68-73
  2. Tu, M., Wira, S., & Xu, D. (2012). On the development of digital forensics curriculum. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law. Vol. 7, Issue 3.
  3. Butler, E., Schwartz, A., Tu, M., & Xu, D. (2012). Locating and identifying forensic evidence for attacks against online business information systems by using honeynet. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law. Vol. 7. Issue 4.
  4. Chandramouli, M., Jin, G., and Connolly, P. E. (2012) Using an Open-Source Language to Teach Introductory Programming and Graphics Concepts in First-Year Engineering and Technology Courses. Technology Interface International Journal, 13 (1), 52 -61

     

New Edition of Book (14)

(reflects software update and country editions)

  1. Tickoo, S. (2012). AutoCAD 2013: A Problem Solving Approach. USA: Cengage, ISBN: 1133946313
  2. Tickoo, S. (2012). AutoCAD 2013: For Engineers and Designers. India, DreamTech: ISBN: 978-93-5004-563-3
  3. Tickoo, S. (2012). Autodesk Inventor 2013 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN: 978-1-936646-22-7
  4. Tickoo, S. (2012). AutoCAD LT 2013 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN: 978-1-936646-21-0
  5. Tickoo, S. (2012). CATIA V5 6 R2012 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN: 978-1-936646-36-4
  6. Tickoo, S. (2012). CATIA V5R21 for Engineers and Designers. India, DreamTech, ISBN 978-93-5004-306-6
  7. Tickoo, S. (2012). NX8.5 for Engineers and Designers. (Indian Edition), ISBN: 978-1-936646-11-1
  8. Tickoo, S. (2012). Solid Edge ST4 for Engineers and Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN: 978-1-936646-16-6
  9. Tickoo, S. (2012). SolidWorks 2013 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN: 978-1-936646-18-0
  10. Tickoo, S. (2012). SolidWorks 2012 for Engineers and Designers. India, DreamTech, ISBN: 978-93-5004-180-2
  11. Tickoo, S. (2012). SolidWorks 2012 for Designers. (Serbian Edition)
  12. Tickoo, S. (2012). Creo-Parametric 2.0 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN: 978-1-936646-38-8
  13. Tickoo, S. (2012). Creo-Parametric 1.0 for Engineers and Designers. India: DreamTech, ISBN: 978-93-5004-044-7
  14. Tickoo, S. (2012). Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5.0 for Designers. (South Korean Edition)

Chapter in a book (1)

LaBounty, C. F. (2012). Rifling machines and methods. Maple Falls, WA: LaBounty Precision Reboring, Inc. Vern Briggs and James Higley wrote the section titled “Hammer Forged Barrels” pp. 7-19.

Refereed Conference Proceedings (18)

  1. Agrawal, J., Farook, O., Alowaisheer, A., (2012). Embedded System Design for Sun-tracking Solar Panels: A Class Project Template [CDROM]. Conference Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.
  2. Calix, R. A. (2012). Emotion Expression 3-D Synthesis from Predicted Emotion Magnitudes. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-25). Marco Island, FL: ISBN 9781577355588.
  3. Colwell, J. Looking Ahead: Some Trends in Graduate Education and Their Impact on Engineering and Technology. Proceedings of the Annual Conference and Exposition for American Society for Engineering Education (San Antonio, TX) June 10-13, 2012
  4. Farook, O., Sekhar, C., Agrawal, J., Ahmed, A., (2012). Multiprocessor Embedded System Design: A Course with Hardware-Software Integration [CDROM]. Conference Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.
  5. Fathizadeh, M., Cody, J., (2012). Design of a Mobile Robot and Use of RFID for Fast Warehousing, [CDROM].  Conference Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.
  6. Hossain, A., Kadir, H., Zahraee, M., (2012). Frame by Frame Analysis and Diagnosis of a High Speed Packaging System Using Fastec In-Line Network-Ready Camera Vision Equipment, [CDROM]. Conference Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.
  7. Hossain, A., Zaman T., (2012). HMI Design: An Analysis of a Good Display for Seamless Integration Between User Understanding and Automatic Controls, [CDROM].  Conference Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.
  8. Jiang, K. (2012). A system for near real-time, location-based surveillance of disease outbreaks via Twitter. Abstract Book of 34th Annual International Conference of IEEE/Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE/EMBC 2012), 595, San Diego, USA. Retrieved from http://embc2013.embs.org
  9. Jin, G. and Nakayama, S. (2012). Improving Students’ Learning Outcomes in Safety Education through Interdepartmental Collaboration. Proceedings from Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC 2012), Orlando, FL. Retrieved from http://www.asee.org/conferences-and events/conferences/ciec/past-conferences/2012.
  10. Fouad, H. and Jin, G. (2012). RADIS: Real Time Affective State Detection and Induction System. Proceedings from Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Orlando, FL: Retrieved from http://ntsa.metapress.com/(0h3l51zxu5azl255b3yyrqb1)/ app/home/issue.asp?referrer=parent&backto=journal,1,26;homemainpublications,1,1;.
  11. Kim, J.-K., Kim, T.-H., Lee, Y., & Sohn, W.-S.,  (2012). Annotation-based Smart User interface for Digital Textbook. International Conference on Advanced Information Technology and Sensor Application. ASTL Volume 9. ISSN 2287-1233
  12. Hwang, Yeonsang, Bradsky, Charles, and Lee, J. (2012). “Adaptive Stormwater Sewer System Management for Climate Change”, May 21-23, 2012 Construction Research Congress, West Lafayette, IN, CD-ROM
  13. Latif, N., Lu, J., (2012) Promoting Undergraduate Research at a Master Degree Granting Institution. Accepted for publication in the proceedings of the London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012) , November 19-22, London, UK
  14. Latif, N., Zahraee, M., Sikoski, A., Rosul, B., (2012). Manufacturing Workforce: Report on NSF-ATE Project Pertaining to Mechatronics Technician Development, [CDROM].  Conference Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.
  15. Nakayama, S., and Jin, G. (2012). Improving Students’ Learning Outcomes in Safety Education through Interdepartmental Collaboration. Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC). February 1 – 3, 2012. Orlando, FL
  16. Eguasa, O., Nicolai, B. (2012). In Terakis, J (ed.) Advancing Disaster Response Systems: Implementing     Biometric Technologies as Demographic Identifiers Proceedings from Seventh International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology 2012 (ICCGI 2012). (pp 70-75), Venice, Italy: ISBN 9781622761463
  17. Nicolai, B., Shamdani, A. (2012). In Terakis, J (ed.) Applications of RFID in Incident Management. Proceedings from Seventh International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology 2012 (ICCGI 2012). (pp 34-39), Venice, Italy: ISBN: 9781622761463
  18. Ocon, R. (2012). Teaching Creative Thinking Using Problem-Based Learning, presented and published in the Conference Proceeding of the 2012 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference (ASEE), June 10-13, 2012, San Antonio, Texas.

Technical Reports/Trade Journal Articles (13)

  1. Fathizadeh, M. (2012, January 24). Mechatronics is the future, despite the global economic slowdown, packaged goods sell briskly. Packaging World, p. 42.
  2. Carlucci, D. and Higley, J. (2012, June). Understanding Uphill and Downhill Shooting. Precision Shooting Magazine, 60(2), 79-86.
  3. Higley, James B. (2012, April). The Inventor Release Guide. Glenwood, IL: Morrison Container Handling Solutions. An 8 page manual describing the process to build specialized packaging equipment.
  4. Higley, James B. (2012, August). Programming K Twists. Glenwood, IL: Morrison Container Handling Solutions. A 16 page manual describing the process to program and machine specialized packaging equipment.
  5. Higley, James B. (2012, January). Timing Screw Kit Design Manual. Glenwood, IL: Morrison Container Handling Solutions. A 20 page manual describing the design of specialized packaging equipment.
  6. Jenks, C (Arbitrator) Social Security Administration vs American Federation of Government Employees, Region V, 2012 WL 3801353.
  7. Jenks, C (Arbitrator). Union Electric Steel Corp. and IAM, District 90, Lodge 1227 — 2012 WL 1366759  Note:  Union Electric Union Electric Steel Corp. and IAM, District 90, Lodge 1227 was printed in both BNA and WL (West Law)
  8. Jenks, C. (Arbitrator), Bemis Company vs Chicago Midwest Regional Joint Board, Local 1426 BNA Labor Relations Reporter, Vol. 129, 129 LA 24. March 28, 2012,
  9. Jenks, C. (Arbitrator), Union Electric Steel Corporation vs International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 90 and Local Lodge 1227, BNA, Labor Relations Reporter, Vol. 130, No. 1, 130 LA 14-20. April 4, 2012.
  10. Equasa, O., Nicolai, B. (2012). Advancing Disaster Recovery Systems: Implementing Biometric Technologies. International Academy, Research and Industry Association (IARIA), International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems.
  11. Zahraee, M., (2012). Formative Evaluation Report for NSF-DUE Grant, Award ID: 1003048, Title of Project: High School STEM Teacher Synergistic Institute
  12. Zahraee, M., (2012, April 27). TAC/ABET Consultation Report for Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology Program (ETAC).
  13. Zahraee, M., (2012, June). Summative Evaluation of “Logistics Technicians: Goods-to-Go” NSF-ATE project for Riverside Community College District.

International Conference – Keynote Speech/Invited Speaker (2)

  1. Hossain, A., (2012, April 23) Analysis and Diagnosis of a High Speed Packaging System Using Camera Vision Equipment, The Automation Conference (Invited Speaker), Chicago IL.
  2. Latif, N., Main Plenary speaker, “Keeping it Real — Preparing Students for Industrial Practice” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) annual conference, San Antonio, June 10-13 (2012)

Sitting on the Boards of Professional Societies (Nationally) (11)

  1. Co-chair, The First International Conference on Materials, Energy and Environments (ICMEE) – U of Toledo, May 2012 (Mapa)
  2. MTM Association, Board of Directors (Scachitti)
  3. Secretary, Instrumentation Division, ASEE, June 2012-June 2013 (Hossain)
  4. Engineering Technology Council, ASEE-Director (Latif)
  5. American Society of Engineering Education, Graduate Studies Division, Secretary-Treasurer (Colwell)
  6. Korean-American Construction Engineering and Project Management Association, Education Committee, Chair (Lee)
  7. Engineering Technology Leadership Institute, Member of Executive Council (Gregory)
  8. National Society of Professional Surveyors – Trig Star Committee (Vice Chair / Secretary) (Gregory)
  9. ACI Committee on, a) Sustainability of Concrete, b)  Materials and Properties of Concrete – Durability, and c)
  10. Materials and Properties of Concrete – Corrosion of Metals in Concrete (Pena)
  11. Member, International Committee, IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI 2012) (Jiang)
  12. Associate Editor, the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (Jiang)

 

Awards and Recognitions

 

 

 

Faculty and Staff

 

 

 

    • SOT Outstanding Faculty for Graduate Education (Keyuan Jiang)
    • SOT Outstanding faculty for Undergraduate Education (Shoji Nakayama)
    • PUC Outstanding Administrator (Rick Rickerson)
    • PUC Outstanding Clerical Employee (Sheree Kayden)
    • PUC Going the Extra Mile with a Smile Award-Fall 2012 (Jody Kidd)
    • Professor Anthony Gregory was awarded a, “President’s Award” from the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors for excellence in service to the society.
    • Dr. Lash Mapa has earned an American Society for Quality-Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ-CQE) by the Certification Board of The American Society for Quality.

 

 

 

 

Students

 

 

 

 

 

    • The PUC motorsports student team competed against 115 other collegiate teams in the 2012 Wisconsin national SAE collegiate design series.  Highlighted accomplishments include: 1) one of only 9 teams that accomplished passing the Technical Inspection on the first run through; 2) competed in all 5 dynamic events; 3) scored highest ever in static judging events
    • First Place team member of Amazing Packaging Race, PACK EXPO, October 31, 2012 (Florin Mustata)

 

 

External Grants – Funded Awards (10) $325,765

(Data provided by PUC SPS office)

 

 

  1. JIANG, KEYUAN — PI, ADV Tech Support Services LLC
    Roll Shop Program — $2,882.00
  2. SCACHITTI, SUSAN M — PI, Veterans Affairs, Department of
    Yellow Belt training for the Department of Veterans Affairs — $18,800.00
  3. JIANG, KEYUAN — PI, Harmony Link, Inc.
    Rapid Platform Development — $4,882.00
  4. CHANDRAMOULI, MAGESH — PI, Purdue University
    Integrating Genetic Algorithms with Desktop Virtual Reality — $8,000.00
  5. KIM, TAE-HOON — PI, Purdue University
    Predicting the Critical Points in the Multi-hop mobile Wireless Networks — $8,000.00
  6. HOSSAIN, AKRAM — PI, ARPAC
    Remote demonstration of packaging machinery system via public network — $6,283.00
  7. SCACHITTI, SUSAN M — PI, Veterans Affairs, Department of
    Yellow Belt training for the Department of Veterans Affairs — $51,700.00
  8. LATIF, NIAZ — PI, National Science Foundation
    Meeting Workforce Needs for Mechatronics Technicians — $24,998.00
  9. MAPA, LAKSHMAN B — CO-PI, Veterans Affairs, Department of
    Yellow Belt training for the Department of Veterans Affairs — $50,055.00
  10. SCACHITTI, SUSAN M — PI, Veterans Affairs, Department of
    Yellow Belt training for the Department of Veterans Affairs — $150,165.00

 

Internally-Funded Awards (13) $113,150

(Data provided by PUC SPS office)

  1. Research proposal Development grant, (Jin), $3,000
  2. Research proposal Development grant, (Tu), $3,000
  3. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Engle), Jermaine Banton and Norris Swilley:  High Efficiency High Flux Coupling Water Heater:  $550
  4. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Engle), Robert Baker and Matt Jaroszewski: Electronically Monitored Internal Combustion Engine, $550
  5. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Engle), Salman Almarri And Mohammed Almarri: Feasibility of Configuring a Solar Collector to Operate in a Hybrid Mode, $550
  6. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Engle), Kyle McIver: Air to Water Intercooler with Laminaova Cores for Mechanical Supercharger, $300
  7. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Engle), I. Alnaghmoush and H. Yadegar: Oscillation Test Set, $550
  8. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Neff and Mapa), Paul Quinn, Investigate the Heat Storing Effectiveness of Phase Change Material in Wall Boards, $300
  9. Indiana Space Grant for Undergarduate Research, (Neff), Meshal Alsuwinea, Increase the condensation Efficiency off an  Air conditioning System, $300
  10. PUC Faculty Summer Research Grant “Analysis on the correlation between safety priorities within management and accident rates at company level in construction industry”, Grant Amount $3,000 (Nakayama)
  11. Undergraduate Research Project Grants (2 separate awards) Award Total $550 (Pena)
  12. “Disaster Management and Communication System for NWI (DMCS-NWI)” awarded $100,000 for May 2012-September 2012. (B. Nicolai, G. Jin, K. Jiang, C. Winer)
  13. Undergraduate Research Project Grant, (Jiang), Mehran Latif: 3D Visualization of Signal Transmission Inside the Human Brain Using Open GLES, $500

Continuing Education Activities (3)$277,806

(Data provided by PUC AOCT office)

  1. Apprenticeship Contract with BP. (Zahraee, Rickerson, Higley) $265,000
  2. CET 21000 –- Surveying Computations –- Spring 2012 Semester (Gregory) $7,256
  3. CET 30300 –- Land Survey Systems –- Fall 2012 Semester (Gregory) $5,550

Cash Gifts $55,653

(Data provided by PUC Advancement office)

  • School of Technology — $3753
  • Computer Information Technology and Graphics — $21,239
  • Construction Science and Organizational Leadership — $21,146
  • Engineering Technology — $9,515

Gift-in-kind (2) $139,200

(Data provided by PUC Advancement office)

  1. Equipment from Mitsubishi  for Mechatronics Lab (Fathizadeh) $60,000
  2. SIMIO Educational Software Grant (Higley) $79,200

Academic Accomplishments (5)

  1. Received ABET accreditation for IET, MET, EET, CMET, OLS, and CIT programs
  2. Received approval for the on-line MS in Technology program
  3. Received approval for Course-based MS in Technology Degree
  4. Received approval for MS in Modeling, Simulation,  and Visualization degree
  5. Established the Mechatronics Engineering Technology Laboratory in partnership with Mitsubishi

New course developed and approved (2)

  1. CMET 42000 — Construction Law — J. Lee
  2. MET 53300 — Nanotechnology & Applications — L. Mapa

 

New Mode of Delivery of Existing Courses (5)

  1. ECET 31000 — Biomedical Instrumentation I — On-line — C. Sekhar
  2. MET 11800 — Applied Mechanics–Statics — Modular Form — M. Zahraee
  3. MET 52700 — Tech. from a Global Perspective — On-line — M. Zahraee
  4. ITS 33000 — Advanced Operating Systems — Hybrid — M. Tu
  5. TECH 64600 — Analysis of Research in Industry and Tech — On-line — K. Jiang

Courses Delivered for the First Time (4)

  1. ECET 49900 — Wireless communication & Networking — J. Agrawal
  2. TECH 58100 — Smart Energy Grid — J. Agrawal
  3. OLS 57600 — Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management — J. Johnson
  4. OLS 49700 — Senior Project — J. Johnson

 

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CSOL Department Head appointed to National Position

Professor Tony Gregory, Construction Science and Organizational Leadership Department Head, has been appointed as the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Governor/Director for the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors (ISPLS).  In this position, he will represent professional surveyors in Indiana at the national level.  The NSPS Board of Governors/Directors meets every spring and fall.  It […]