Administrative Division

No.

Title

Authors

2

“Identification of Factors Affecting the Retention of Underrepresented Minorities in Engineering”

Sidney Martin, Murray State University; Ben Littlepage, Murray State University

11

“Growth of 2-Year Programs for Mechatronics”

Marilyn Barger, Hillsborough Community College; Richard Gilbert, University of South Florida

29

Microlearning: Using Twitter Media to Promote and Facilitate Engagement with Innovative Engineering Programs”

Samuel Olugbenga King

49

“A STEM Outreach Program Model: Case Study of a US ARMY Based STEM Program”

Edward Petersen, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center; Ralph Tillinghast, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center; Shahram Dabiri, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center; Cassandra Mainiero, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center

53

“Multifunctional Materials Integration Undergraduate Focus Track: A Cross-cutting Curriculum to Prepare Students for the Interdisciplinary Projects of the Future”

Steven Bowers, University of Virginia; Patrick Hopkins, University of Virginia; Harry Powell, University of Virginia; Petra Reinke, University of Virginia; Robert Weikle, University of Virginia

67

“Implementing ASME Vision 2030 in a New Mechanical Engineering Program”

Michael Reynolds, University of West Florida

72

“The Influence of a Summer Lecture/Laboratory Course on Students’ Transition from a Two-Year Program to a Four-Year College”

Simon Ghanat, The Citadel; James Grayson, The Citadel; Monika Bubacz, The Citadel

83

“Complete ABET Program Assessment (CAPA) for a New Engineering Program”

Robert Rabb, The Citadel; Monika Bubacz, The Citadel; Jason Howison, The Citadel; Kevin Skenes, The Citadel; Patrick Bass, The Citadel; Jason Geathers, The Citadel; Emily Book, The Citadel; Nathan Washuta, The Citadel

85

“Lecture/Laboratory Instructor Pairings: Does It Make a Difference?”

Simon Ghanat, The Citadel; James Grayson, The Citadel; Monika Bubacz, The Citadel; Kevin Skenes, The Citadel

90

“Diversity Enhancement Efforts Towards Improving Student Attitudes”

Monika Bubacz, The Citadel; Jason Geathers, The Citadel; Emily Book, The Citadel

97

“Confidence, Confusion, and Concerns: Perceptions of Freshmen Engineering Students”

Charles Newhouse, Virginia Military Institute; Timothy Burrows, Virginia Military Institute; David Toomey, Virginia Military Institute; Paul Ackerman, Virginia Military Institute

120

“US-Germany Collaboration in Materials for Extreme Environments: Developing an International Research Pathway towards Creating Global Engineers for the Future”

Debraliz Isaac Aragones, University of Central Florida; Lin Rossmann, University of Central Florida; Estefania Bohorquez, University of Central Florida; Brooke Sarley, University of Central Florida; Owen Pryor, University of Central Florida; Seetha Raghavan, University of Central Florida

 

                                               

Bioengineering Division

No.

Title

Authors

3

“Introducing Biochemistry and Cellular Biology to Chemical Engineering Students by Cultivating a Bacterial Pathogen in a Bioreactor”

Andrew Turgeson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Reed Boeger, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; David Giles, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Bradley Harris, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

 

 

Chemical Engineering Division

No.

Title

Authors

127

“Novel Experimental Component of Introductory Chemical Engineering Course”

Nevin Brosius, University of Florida; Evan Wilson, University of Florida

 

 

 

Civil Engineering Division

 

No.

Title

Authors

 

9

“Inclusion of Field Trips in Teaching of Environmental Engineering for Civil Engineering Program: A Case Study”

M. Karim, Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus

70

The Development of a Pilot University Course in Partnership with USGBC to Engage Future Sustainability-minded Professionals”

Heather Kirkvold, James Madison University

 

 

71

“Dominican Republic Research, Service, and Teaching:  Drinking Water and Indoor Air”

Michael MacCarthy, Mercer University; Monica Resto, Mercer University; Zechariah Rice, Mercer University; Charlotte Dungan, Mercer University; Teryon Parker, Mercer University

 

74

“Pedagogical Techniques Employed in an Engineering Management Course”

Simon Ghanat, The Citadel; William Davis, The Citadel

 

75

“Implementing BIM for Performing Detailed Construction Estimates in the Classroom”

John Patterson, Norwich University

 

79

“The Influence of Mathematical Preparedness on Student Performance in an Engineering Statics Course”

J. Michael Grayson, The Citadel; Timothy Wood, The Citadel; Richard Robinson, The Citadel; Jeffery Plumblee, The Citadel; Sybil Prince-Nelson, The Citadel

 

80

“Various Assignments Employed in a Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory Course”

Simon Ghanat, The Citadel

 

133

“Surveying Courses in CE”

Dimitra Michalaka, The Citadel; Kweku Brown, The Citadel

 

 

Computer Engineering Division

No.

Title

Authors

30

“The Missing Element: A Discussion of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Computer Science”

Whitney Meade, University of Alabama in Huntsville; Letha Etzkorn, University of Alabama in Huntsville; Huaming Zhang, University of Alabama in Huntsville

51

“Motivating Student's Programming Language Study by Applying Second Language Acquisition”

Lei Gu, Georgia State University; Lulu Sun, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

52

“A Novel Study of the Relation Between Students’ Navigational Behavior on Blackboard and their Learning Performance in an Undergraduate Networking Course”

Salman Yousaf, George Mason University; Pouyan Ahmadi, George Mason University; Khondkar Islam, George Mason University

82

“Reserve Component Cyber Certification”

Drew Hamilton, Mississippi State University; Patrick Pape, Mississippi State University

102

“A Remotely Accessible, Configurable, Instrumented ICS Lab for Attack, Defend, and Forensics Research and Education”

James Jones, George Mason University; Peggy Brouse, George Mason University

 

 

Electrical Engineering Division

No.

Title

Authors

5

CircuitLab: An (Almost) Free Online Analysis and Simulation Tool”

Thomas Ricard, Saint Leo University

15

“YouTube Motor Lab for Electrical Engineering Students”

Robert Barsanti, The Citadel; Timothy Little, Dalhousie University

16

“Enhancing an Electrical Engineering Communication Course with a FM Demodulator Project”

Robert Barsanti, The Citadel; Jason Skinner, The Citadel

109

“Space Systems Engineering in Undergraduate Education”

Daniel Loveless, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

114

“A Studio-Based Electromagnetics Course for the Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Curriculum”

Harry Powell, University of Virginia; Robert Weikle, University of Virginia; Lloyd Harriott, University of Virginia

119

“Use of In-Class Wireless Circuits Demonstration to Explain Antenna Concepts to Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Students”

Eduardo A. Rojas-Nastrucci, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Thomas M. Weller, University of South Florida

129

“Systems Engineering Framework to Design a Laboratory Course: A Case Study”

Prashanth Chetlur Adithya, University of South Florida; Shraddha Pandey, University of South Florida, Jose Caballero, University of South Florida; Ozgur Yurur, Qorvo Inc.; Wilfrido Moreno, University of South Florida

166

“Experimental Education: Design and Implementation of Nikola Tesla’s Egg of Columbus as an Instructional Aid”

Damon Plyler, Florida Polytechnic University; Wyatt Roach, Florida Polytechnic University; Xhino Domi, Florida Polytechnic University; Justin Folden, Florida Polytechnic University; Robert Acacio, Florida Polytechnic University; Isaac Vargas, Florida Polytechnic University; Jeremy Meritt, Florida Polytechnic University; Aleksandar Damjanovic, Florida Polytechnic University; Ryan Integlia, Florida Polytechnic University

 

 

Engineering Design Division

No.

Title

Authors

81

“A Mini-Project Approach toward Learning the Engineering Design Process”

Taylor Shapero, Georgia State University

 

 

Engineering Technology Division

No.

Title

Authors

41

“Industry Partnerships Provide Students with Irreplaceable Opportunities at Middle Tennessee State University”

Saeed Foroudastan, Middle Tennessee State University; Hannah Kelley, Middle Tennessee State University

136

“Educational Experiences and Lessons Learned in the Multidisciplinary Design, Fabrication, Integration and Flight Testing of Embry-Riddle High Altitude Science Engineering Rig (ERHASER) Payload aboard NASA’s WB-57 Aircraft”

Pedro Llanos, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Kristina Andrijauskaite, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Ankit Rukhaiyar, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

151

PathTech LIFE (Learning, Interests, Family and Employment): Understanding Engineering Technology Students”

Marilyn Barger, Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE); Laksmi Jayaram, University of South Florida; Will Tyson, University of South Florida; Danielly Orozco, FLATE

 

 

 

Industrial Engineering Division

No.

Title

Authors

6

“Applications of Service Research within Industrial Engineering”

Scott Schultz, Mercer University; Pablo Biswas, Mercer University

152

“Translating Time Study Implementation from Academia to the Real World”

Joan Burtner, Mercer University; Pablo Biswas, Mercer University; Trevor O’Connor, Mercer University

 

 

Instructional Division

No.

Title

Authors

14

“Adaptive Lessons for Pre-Class Preparation for Flipped Classroom”

Autar Kaw, University of South Florida; Renee Clark, University of Pittsburgh; Eleonora Delgado, University of South Florida

32

“Towards Standardization of ABET Student Outcome Assessment”

Rahul Sharan Renu, Francis Marion University; Lorna Cintron-Gonzalez, Francis Marion University

35

“A Case Study Comparing Student Satisfaction And Attainment Of Course Outcomes When Passive And Active Pedagogical Approaches Were Used To Teach Global Logistics To Industrial Distribution And Logistics Students”

Jeanne-Marie Lawrence, East Carolina University

40

“Teaching Manufacturing and Sustainability with the U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database”

Mehmet Bahadir, Southeastern Louisiana University

42

“Using Design Challenges to Envision General Chemistry Lab for Engineers”

Kent Crippen, University of Florida; Lorelie Imperial, University of Florida; Corey Payne, University of Florida; Maria Korolev, University of Florida; Chang Yu Wu, University of Florida; Philip Brucat, University of Florida

65

“Student Grade Prediction Based Upon Prerequisite Lab or Topic Course Performance”

Alize Trinquet, University of Florida; John Schueller, University of Florida; Bruce Carroll, University of Florida; John Abbitt, University of Florida

68

“Design, Build, and Program a Thermostat for a Tiny House”

Heather Kirkvold, James Madison University; Elise Barrella, Wake Forest University

86

“Development and Delivery of a Multidisciplinary Online Course on Unmanned Aircraft Design”

Richard Stansbury, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

106

“The Impact of Concept Map Development on Student Synthesis of Course Information”

Tanya Kunberger, Florida Gulf Coast University

111

“Analysis of Usage Statistics of MATLAB Marina: A Virtual Learning Environment”

Thomas Murphy, Georgia Southern University; Priya Goeser, Georgia Southern University; Christopher Williams, Georgia Southern University

130

“Engineering Scholars + Tift School of Education + Technical Communication = Go Baby Go”

Philip McCreanor, Mercer University; Sybil Keesbury, Mercer University, Robert Watson; Mercer University

 

 

K-12 Division

No.

Title

Authors

8

“Bulldog Bytes: Engaging Elementary Girls with Computer Science and Cybersecurity”

Litany Lineberry, Mississippi State University; Sarah Lee, Mississippi State University; Jessica Ivy, Mississippi State University; Heather Bostick, Mississippi State University

43

“Developing K-5 Engineering Educators through Authentic Experiences in a Research Laboratory”

Gayle Evans, University of Florida; Kent Crippen, University of Florida; Chelsey Simmons, University of Florida; Renee Simmons, University of Florida

48

“Technology-Supported Learning Environment and its Impact on Attitudes Towards STEM”

Chadia Aji, Tuskegee University; M. Javed Khan, Tuskegee University

55

“Influence of STEM Enrichment Activities on 3rd - 5th Grade Students' Engineering Identity”

Tim Schmitt, Newton County Schools; Jay Rojewski, University of Georgia

63

“Planning, Implementation, and Impact of K-12 Outreach Program Project ENspire

Morgan Green, Mississippi State University; Alta Knizley, Mississippi State University

78

“College-Level Multi-Step Energy Conversion Efficiency Experiments Should Be Decomposed for High School Deployment”

Matthew Traum, Engineer Inc.; Lilly Flewellen, Oak Hall School; Edmond Legare, Browndog Associates & Studios

89

“CLEAN WATER Outreach Program”

Joseph Cuiffi, Penn State-New Kensington; Tanya Kunberger, Florida Gulf Coast University

117

STEMpreneur Pitch: A Hands-on Engineering Entrepreneurship Experience for Middle School Students”

Abiodun Fasoro, Central State University; Otsebele Nare, Hampton University; Vaughn Hopkins, Delaware State University

135

“A Model-based STEM-focused Interactive Virtual Reality Toolkit for K-12 Students”

Paul Bouche, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Shahinaz Millar, STAR Inc.; Vladimir Golubev, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

153

“Creation of a Small-scale Zero Energy Building”

Ashley Thompson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Wes Gibson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Chuck Margraves, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

155

“Fun with Fluids: K-12 Engagement in STEM Research”

Nevin Brosius, University of Florida

 

 

Mechanical Engineering Division

No.

Title

Authors

7

“C-K Theory-based Bio-inspired Projects in Sophomore Design Course”

Ramana Pidaparti, University of Georgia; Jacquelyn Nagel, James Madison University

10

“Matrix-organized Instructional Delivery for Scaling-up Problem-based Learning through Reallocation of Instructional Support”

Tian Tian, University of Central Florida; Ronald DeMara, University of Central Florida

31

“A Course Assessment Tool for a Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Class”

Yucheng Liu, Mississippi State University

45

“Use of Instructional Videos to Enhance the Learning Objectives of the Thermal Fluids Laboratory”

Morgan Green, Mississippi State University; Dustin Spayde, Mississippi State University: Pedro Mago, Mississippi State University

60

“Development of a Salt Fog Corrosion Test Apparatus”

Stephen Hill, Mercer University; Dorina Mihut, Mercer University; Arash Afshar, Mercer University; Ryan Alyamani, Mercer University; Abdualaziz Aldhubaie, Mercer University; Timothy Welch, Mercer University

62

“Does Group Work Preclude a Student's Individual Success: A Thermodynamic Case Study”

Nancy Moore, North Carolina State University

64

“Experiential Learning of System Design and Advanced Engine Cycles”

John Abbitt, University of Florida; Bruce Carroll, University of Florida; John Schueller, University of Florida

87

“NC State Undergraduate Research for Composites in Extreme Environments, Second Year Study”

Anna Howard, North Carolina State University; Mark Pankow, North Carolina State University; Kara Peters, North Carolina State University

94

“System Dynamics and Control Lab Equipment Design”

Ayse Tekes, Kennesaw State University; Aaron Naubert, Kennesaw State University; Mitchell Bearden, Kennesaw State University; Jason Choo, Kennesaw State University

95

“A Flipped-Classroom Format Applied to a Software-Based Course”

Monika Bubacz, The Citadel; Nathan Washuta, The Citadel; Patrick Bass, The Citadel

110

“A Comparative Study on Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing”

Ramachandran Radharamanan, Mercer University

123

“Use of Kahoot Games for Increased Motivation and Understanding in a Thermodynamics Course”

Aaron Smith, Mississippi State University; Shane Brauer, Mississippi State University

124

“Effectiveness of a Writing-Based Quality Enhancement Plan in a Senior-Level Undergraduate Engineering Laboratory Setting”

David Calamas, Georgia Southern University; Aniruddha Mitra, Georgia Southern University

125

“Unrealistic Optimism about Perceived Examination Performance”

David Calamas, Georgia Southern University

137

“Developing Engineering Education Products via Project Ownership Oriented Learning in an Undergraduate Mechanics of Materials Course”

Matthew Traum, Engineer Inc.; Emre Selvi, Jacksonville University; Sergio Aponte, Jacksonville University; Christian-David Bayran, Jacksonville University; Diego Diaz-Sanchez, Jacksonville University; Kristopher Lyles, Jacksonville University; Daryl Norwood, Jacksonville University; Joshua Pruitt, Jacksonville University; Larenz Scroggins, Jacksonville University

147

The Assessment Process for ME 321 Mechanical Experimentation II:

A Second Course in Experimentation”

Geriel Ettienne-Modeste, George Mason University

 

 

Professional Skills Division

No.

Title

Authors

4

“Intro to Engineering Course Restructured to Promote Retention”

Chelsey Simmons, University of Florida; David Hahn, University of Florida

13

“Applying an Integrated Systems Approach to Managing Technical Project Schedules”

David Greenburg, The Citadel; James Plemmons, The Citadel

27

“Improving student learning by assigning functional engineering roles and employing industry style performance evaluations in capstone design course”

Sirish Namilae, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

34

“A Plan to Assess All the Proposed ABET Outcomes Using Only Three Courses”

Claire McCullough, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

47

“An Exploratory Study of NSF-supported Scholars’ Career Readiness”

Huihui Wang, Jacksonville University; Steven Davis, Jacksonville University; Laura Atkins, Jacksonville University; Lee Ann Clements, Jacksonville University

50

“Encouraging Innovation through Design for Resource Constrained Environments”

Ian Davis, Clemson University; Jeffery Plumblee, The Citadel; Autumn Brown, Clemson University; David Vaughn, Clemson University

76

“Mercer Engineering Partnership With The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot: Internships, Senior Design Projects, and Educational Outcomes”

Holly Berns, Mercer University; Ryan Monty, Mercer University; Katelyn Dimopoulos, Mercer University; Zachary Martin, Mercer University; Pietro Sannipoli, World Food Programme; Jonas Bergmann-Paulsen, Innovation Norway; Davorka Garagic, World Food Programme; Scott Schultz, Mercer University; Michael MacCarthy, Mercer University

91

“Assessing Teamwork in Large Classes”

Anna Howard, North Carolina State University; Merranie Zellweger, North Carolina State University

92

“Bridging Disciplines while Fueling Engineering and Management Skills: A Case Study in Transitioning from Undergraduate Research to Graduate Study”

Ashley Carey, Mississippi State University; Alta Knizley, Mississippi State University; Isaac Howard, Mississippi State University

101

“Creating Computational Tools for Industry- A Capstone Design Project Experience”

Morteza Nurcheshmeh, Western Kentucky University; Christopher Byrne, Western Kentucky University

132

“Introducing the Top-Down-Top Pedagogy: Systems Thinking that Inspires, Engages, and Promotes Persistence”

Matthew Traum, Engineer Inc.; Muhammad Akbar, Tennessee State University; Mohammad Habibi, Tennessee State University; Fatemeh Hadi, Tennessee State University; S. Keith Hargrove, Tennessee State University; W. Yeol Joe, Tennessee State University

 

 

Research Division

No.

Title

Authors

12

“Benefits and Challenges of Undergraduate Research”

Patrick Bass, The Citadel; Nathan Washuta, The Citadel; Jason Howison, The Citadel; Rafael Gonzalez, The Citadel; Colin Maier, The Citadel

36

“Predicting Academic Achievement in Fundamentals of Thermodynamics using Supervised Machine Learning Techniques”

Paul Akangah, North Carolina A&T State University; Leotis Parrish, North Carolina A&T State University; Andrea Ofori-Boadu, North Carolina A&T State University; Francis Davis, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

57

“Investigating 2-year STEM Student Motivation for Participating in Undergraduate Research”

Pamela Leggett-Robinson, Georgia State University-Perimeter College; Naranja Davis, Georgia State University-Perimeter College; Brandi Villa, Belay Consulting, LLC

59

“Study the Effects of UV Radiation, High Temperature and Moisture on Epoxy with and without Titanium Metallic Coating”

Dorina Mihut, Mercer University; Arash Afshar, Mercer University; Stephen Hill, Mercer University; John Culp, Mercer University; Ryan Alyamani, Mercer University; Abdualaziz Aldhubaie, Mercer University; Pengyu Chen, Mercer University; Steven Schroeder, Mercer University

66

“Validating the Use of B-Alert Live in Measuring Cognitive Load in Engineering Problem-Solving”

Charles Cowan, James Madison University; Justyn Girdner, James Madison University; Blaize Majdic, James Madison University; Elise Barrella, Wake Forest University; Robin Anderson, James Madison University; Mary Katherine Watson, The Citadel

100

“A Windows-Based Framework for Enhancing Scalability and Reproducibility of Large-scale Research Data”

Nasir Boakye-Boateng, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Raga Ahmed, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

104

“Transitioning from Gray to Green Infrastructure Systems”

Seneshaw Tsegaye, Florida Gulf Coast University; Thomas Singleton, Thomas L. Singleton Consulting, Inc.

115

“Overcoming the Challenges of Offshore Wind Energy Through Research and Education”

Samuel Babatunde, University of Florida; Fazil Najafi, University of Florida