Papers in pdf format




Track-1: Emerging ideas

Integrating National Robotics Competitions into Multidisciplinary Senior Project Courses

Douglas Tougaw and Jeff Will, Valparaiso University, IN.

Design of Modern, Integrated Laboratory- Stations (ILS) for Engineering Experimental Courses

M. Kostic, Srinivasa Rao Vaddiraju, Srinivas Majji, Shashank B. Tirumala, and Dan Wu, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Teaching Numerical Methods to Mechanical Engineers with a Video Game

Brianno Coller, Northern Illinois University, IL.


Track-2: Accreditation and Assessment

Moving Outside the bubble: Successfully Integrating Assessment and accreditation into Technology Programs

Verna  Fitzsimmons and Susan Emens, Kent State University, OH.

Quality Enhancement of Graduates From the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Emmanuel S. Eneyo, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, IL.

Design Projects That Emphasize Technical Communication Between Engineering and Technology Students

Alten F. Grandt, Jeffrey E. Rodrian, and William A.Watkins, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN.


Track-3: Disciplinary- Electrical

Using Mathcad to Help Visualize Electromagnetic Vector Fields

James H. Spreen, Indiana Institute of Technology, Ft. Wayne, IN.

A Comparison of Electrical Engineering Curricula At Tsinghua University (Beijing) and At the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Shi Stan Lan, DeVry University, Chicago, IL.

Gang Lee, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Advanced Course in Programmable Controls for Engineering Technology

Wm. Ted Evans, University of Toledo, OH.

Student Projects as an Effective Tool For Teaching Industrial Control Electronics

Youakim Al Kalaani, Northern Illinois University, IL.


Track-4: Special Topics

Thinking and Writing in Undergraduate Engineering Education

Tamer Ceylan, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, WI.

Teaching Occupational Safely, Health and Environmental Studies in the Technology Program

Dennis J. Cesarotti and Earl Hansen, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Fundraising for Service Learning Projects

Carmine Polito and Elizabeth Gingerich, Valparaiso University, IN.

Will the implementation of Just in Time Teaching be a better tool in bringing motivation and enthusiasm to today's traditional lecture in the Construction Engineering Technology classroom? (Paper Only)

Sami Tannous, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne, IN.





Track-1: Disciplinary-Mechanical

Measurement of Forces Developed by a Single- Acting Pneumatic Cylinder

W. W. Ferry and R. A. Tatara, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Flow Stress Behavior of Mild Steels and its Influence in Machinability

Andrew Otieno, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Using Rexroth Bosch Test Stands for Teaching Pneumatic Control Circuits

Jan T. Lugowski, Purude University, IN


Track-2: Disciplinary- Electrical

A Vendor Neutral Wide Area Networking Laboratory Course

Samuel  Liles, Purdue University Calumet, IN.

A Vendor Neutral Local Area Networking Laboratory Course

Samuel  Liles, Purdue University Calumet, IN.

Modeling and Verification of Digital Logic Circuit Using Neural Networks

Reza  Raeisi, Indiana State University, IN.

Assessment of the use of High Performance Classroom Computing in Undergraduate Education

A. R. Martin, R.H. Mohtar, Purdue University, IN.


Track-3: Teaching On-Line

Web-based Modules to Increase Relevance in an Introductory Materials Engineering Course

R. W. Trice, Southern Illinois University, IL.

Experiences in Teaching Engineering Courses Through the Internet

Murali Krishnamurthi, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Teaching Steel Design on the Web: The Blackboard Experience

Souhail Elhouar, Bradley University, East Peoria,  IL.

Blackboard- Based Digital Hardware Design Using  FPGAs

Reza Hashemian and Chandi Pedapati, Northern Illinois University, IL.


Track-4: New Technologies

Renewable Energy Alternatives: Current Status and Capacities

Kurt Rosentrater, U.S. Department of Agriculture, South Dakota, SD.

Youakim Al-Kalaani, Northern Illinois University, IL.

An Online Bioengineering Learning Module: Phylogenetic Relationships

Matthew Verleger, Heidi Diefes-Dux, Jenna Rickus, and Scott Schaffer, Purdue University West Lafayette, IN.

Nanoscale Science and Engineering Experiments in "a General Chemistry for Engineers Laboratory Course"

Eric J. Voss and Michael J. Shaw, Southern Illinois University, IL.

Heat Transfer in Mini Heat Exchanger using Nanofluids

L. B. Mapa and Sana Mazhar, Purdue University Calumet, IN.





Track-1: Disciplinary Electrical

Teaching Microelectronic Device Courses Using MathCAD

Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Northern Illinois University, IL.

A method to Teach an Introductory Engineering Course

Reza Hashemian, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Effectively Teaching C in an Introductory Embedded Microcontroller Course

Jeffrey J. Richardson, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.


Track-2: K-12 and Recruitment

Recruitment and Retention of a Diverse Engineering Student Body

Sarah J. Smith, Purdue University North Central, IN.


Paul Tougaw, Douglas Tougaw, and Eric  Johnson, Valparaiso University, IN.

The Students' Feedback: A survey of Three Approaches to Teaching With Modern Powerpoint Presentations

Gene L. Harding, Purdue University-South Bend, IN.

A Conceptual Model for a University K-12 Partnership utilizing the Internet and After-School Activities in Technology and Engineering: Resiliency Approach

Andrew Otieno and Teresa Wasonga, Northern Illinois University, IL.


Track-3: Student Projects and Teams

Preparing Students for Global Engineering Workplace Communication

Marjorie Rush  Hovde, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, IN.

Collaborative Learning: Engaging Industry and Students

Mike Suckow, David Stanley, and Gary Eiff, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

A Teaching Philosophy Involving Teamwork

Kenneth W. Meeks, Tristate University, Angola, IN.

Methods of Teaching Leadership to Undergraduate Students in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Steve Chenoweth, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, IN.


Track-4: CAD and Simulation

Simulating the Ploypropylene Filling of a Dispensing Closure Mold With Injection Molding Software

R. M. Sievers, R. A. Tatara, and Valentin Hierzer, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Three Dimensional Graphics: A 21st Century Approach

Steven D. Lavoie, and Eric F. Kirton, New England Institute of Technology, Warwick, RI.

Interactive Learning Framework for Dynamic Simulation and Control of Flexible Structures

M. O. Tokhi and S. Z. M.Hashim, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Wanted: No Boundaries in Software Engineering Education

Kenneth L. Modesitt, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, IN.





Track-1: Theories and Concepts

Manufacturing Education Strategies in the 21st Century (Paper Only)

Nourredine  Boubekri, Northern Illinois University, IL.

Overlap Between Mechanical and Civil Engineering undergrad Education

Iyad Muslih, David B. Meredith, and Aiman Kuzmar, West Virginia University, WV.

Diversity Education: Promoting Ethical Behavior and National Security

Ralph Ocon, Purdue University Calumet, IN.

What Every Engineer Should know about Engineering Education

Nestor L. Osorio, Northern Illinois University, IL.


Track-2: Ethics

Academic Integrity: Developing Professional and Ethical Responsibility in the Classroom

Roy Evans and Gregory  Neff, Purdue University Calumet, IN

Exploring Engineering Ethics Using an On-Line, Asynchronous Seminar

Dennis E. Kroll, Bradley University, East Peoria, IN.

Student Ethics in Online Courses: Some Case Histories

Joy L. Colwell, and Carl F. Jenks, Purdue University Calumet, IN.

Using Childhood Experiences as an Analogy to Teach Students About the Morality of Emerging Technology

Douglas Tougaw and Michael K. McCuddy, Valparaiso University, IN.


Track-3: Case Studies

Project- based Learning in a Freshman Industrial Technology Course

Don Buskirk, Niaz Latif, Purdue University, IN.

Design Validation and Testing of Wolf Bite Meter

Steven L. Thomson, A. Shaad, N. L. Denton, and R. M.  French, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Eckhard H. Hess Institute of Ethology at Wolf Park, IN.

Introducing Creativity and Artistic Expression into Engineering Technology Courses

David P. Devine, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, IN.

PDA in the Classroom Project

Michelle Perry and J. M. Jacob, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.