ASEE Illinois/Indiana Section Conference

March 17, 2012

Session 1A: 9:30-10:30 AM --- Alumni Room (Room 269)

Challenges Of Engineering Thermodynamics Education by Tamer Ceylan (University of Wisconsin-Platteville)

A Seminar Course for First-Year Engineering Students by G. Scott Duncan, Eric W. Johnson and Michael J. Hagenberger (Valparaiso University)

Students’ Modeling Through Visual And Verbal Representations by John Mendoza-Garcia, Les Grundman, Junqiu Wang, Senay Purzer (Purdue University)

Cybergirls Outreach: A Cyber Outreach Program For Middle And High School Young Women by Khadija Stewart and Nadine Shillingford (DePauw University)


Session 1B: 9:30-10:30 AM --- Brown and Gold Room (Room 264)

Statistics For Engineers – Abet Criterion 3b by K.S. Krishnamoorthi (Bradley University)

A Graduate Program In Wireless Technology And Systems Engineering: Overview And Initial Experiences by D. Mueller, T. Cooklev, H. Oloomi, C. Pomalaza-Ráez, and S. Walter (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Hands-On Open-Access Broadband Wireless Technology Lab by Yazan Alqudah, and Todor Cooklev (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

A Comparison of Nursing and Engineering Undergraduate Education by Melanie Gauci, ,Ann Perz, Senay Purzer, Jane Kirkpatrick, and Sara McComb (Purdue University)


Session 1C: 9:30-10:30 AM --- Heritage Room (Room 267)

Assessment of Students: Performance in Statics to Identify Weaknesses and Improve Learning Outcomes by Suleiman Ashur and Mohammad Alhassan (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Improving The Assessment Of Technical Writing In Senior Design by Ryan Krauss and Sharon James McGee (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Comparing and Contrasting the Process of Local vs. Global Modeling for First-Year Engineering Students by Paul Mathis, Kelsey Rodgers, Yu Gong, and Tanner Huffman (Purdue University)


Session 2A: 1:30-2:30 PM --- Alumni Room (Room 267)

Students Who Take More Time To Switch Between Tasks Report More Video Game Usage by Shannon Butler and Kay C. Dee (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)

FILE: A Taxonomy Of Formal And Informal Learning Environments by Brianna L. Dorie, Chelsey A. Dankenbring, Dana L. Denick, Dan Ferguson, James Huff, Canek Phillips, Corey Schimpf and Monica E. Cardella (Purdue University)

Innovation Differentiation: Examining The Problem-Solving Approaches Of Engineering And Technologist Students by Nathan Moody, Kayla Fouch, Todd Kelley, Senay Purzer, and Michael Fosmire (Purdue University)

Concepts And Misconceptions In Engineering, Technology And Science. Overview Of Research Literature by Tatiana V. Goris and Michael J. Dyrenfurth (Purdue University)


Session 2B: 1:30-2:30 PM --- Brown and Gold Room (Room 264)

Design And Packaging Of Sensor Systems: A Multidisciplinary Project Design Of A Solar Collector Experiment For An Undergraduate Heat Transfer Lab by Vukica Jovanovic and Andrea Mitofsky (Trine University)

Adding A Block-Diagram Interface To A Low-Cost Platform For Feedback Controls Experiments by Ryan Krauss and Jeff Croxell (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Design Of A Solar Collector Experiment For An Undergraduate Heat Transfer Lab by Ahmad M. Saleh, Donald W. Mueller, and Hosni I. Abu-Mulaweh (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)


Session 2C: 1:30-2:30 PM — Heritage Room (Room 267)

Measuring The Impact Of Engineering Outreach On Middle School Students’ Perceptions by Emily Dringenberg, Julia Wiener, Jennifer Groh and Şenay Purzer, (Purdue University)

Literature Review Of The Knowledge And Skills That Enable Engineers To Participate In Public Policy by John Mendoza Garcia, Ida Ngambeki, Lamis Behbehani, Demetra Evangelou, Suresh Rao, and Monica Cox ( Purdue University)

The Sustainability Decisions of First-Year Engineering Students by Tuba Mirza, Josh Dennison, Nick Fila and Senay Purzer (Purdue University)

The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Leadership Advancement Program: Preparing Engineering, Math, and Science Students for Leadership Success by Julia M. Williams (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)


Session 3A: 2:45-3:45 PM --- Alumni Room (Room 267)

Framework for Developing and Implementing an Improved Assessment Plan for a New Civil Engineering Program by Suleiman Ashur (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

INSPIRE Research Assessment Center by Kavin Nataraja, James He and Senay Purzer (Purdue University)

Analysis And Overview Of Techniques To Incorporate Innovation In Undergraduate Curriculum In Electrical Engieering Technology by Suranjan Panigrahi (Purdue University)

Systems Engineering at the Undergraduate Level: Boom or Bust? by Sonja Streuber (Valparaiso University)


Session 3B: 2:45-3:45 PM — Brown and Gold Room (Room 264)

Antenna Foxhunt Laboratory by Bruce E. Dunne and Steven Meines (Grand Valley State University)

Experiential Learning Via Service To The Community: City - University Collaboration by Erdogan Sener (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)

Educational Tools For Wind Energy Programs by Craig Wilson, David Kozel, and Constantin Apostoaia (Purdue University Calumet)


Session 3C: 2:45-3:45 PM — Heritage Room (Room 267)

A Real-World Senior Engineering Design Sequence by Edward Pierson, Harvey Abramowitz, Donald Gray, Howard Gerber (Purdue University Calumet)

Project-Enhanced Learning In Challenging Engineering Science Courses by Razi Nalim, Lingxi Li, Peter Orono, Robert Helfenbein, Whitney Yu and Manu Mital (Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)

Incorporating Systems Engineering Into The Senior Design – Autonomous Lawn Mowing Machine by Guoping Wang, and Zhuming Bi ( Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Undergraduate Research On Improving Assembly Efficiency Of Spot-Welded Structures Based On Finite Element Method by Shengyong Zhang (Purdue University North Central)