Publications & Presentations

  • Branco, L., Rosenfeld, E., Marques de Queiroz Neto, D., Furman, B., “Case Study of a Solar Power Installation for an Automated Transit Network in San José”, ASES National Solar Conference 2016 Proceedings, San Francisco, CA July 10-13, 2016 (available at: http://proceedings.ises.org/paper/solar2016/solar2016-0020-Branco.pdf).
  • Furman, B., “The Spartan Superway: A Solar-Powered Automated Transportation Network”, ASES National Solar Conference 2016 Proceedings, San Francisco, CA July 10-13, 2016 (available at: http://proceedings.ises.org/paper/solar2016/solar2016-0019-Furman.pdf).
  • Furman, B., “Innovating Automated Transit Technology with Students”. ATRA Pulse January 2016 Newsletter (available at: http://www.advancedtransit.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ATRA-Pulse-Article-for-January-2016-Innovating-Automated-Transit-Technology-With-Students.pdf), December, 2015.
  • Furman, B., Ellis, S., Fabian, L., Muller, P., Swenson, R., “Automated Transit Networks (ATN): A Review of the State of the Industry and Prospects for the Future’, Mineta Transportation Institute, CA-MTI-14-1227, September, 2014. (available at: http://transweb.sjsu.edu/PDFs/research/1227-automated-transit-networks.pdf
  • Furman, B.; Wertz, E.; , "A First Course In Computer Programming for Mechanical Engineers," Mechatronics and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA), 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on , vol., no., pp.70-75, 15-17 July 2010.
  • Furman, B. J., Moen, E., "Evaluation of Alternative Microcontrollers for Mechatronics Education," Computers in Engineering Education Journal, vol. 15, no. 3, July-September 2005, pp. 22-33.
  • Du, W. Y., Furman, B. J., Mourtos, N. J., "On the Ability to Design Engineering Experiments, Proceedings of the 8th UICEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, February 2005.
  • Furman, B. J., Robinson, "Improving Engineering Report Writing with Calibrated Peer Review," Proceedings of the 2003 Frontiers in Education Conference, November 2003.
  • Mourtos, N. J., Furman, B. J., "Assessing the Effectiveness of an Introductory Engineering Course for Freshman," Proceedings of the 2002 Frontiers in Education Conference, November 6-9, Boston, MA.
  • Taylor, M. T., Belgrader, P., Furman, B. J., Pourahmadi, F., Kovacs, G. T. A., Northrup, M. A., “Lysing Bacterial Spores by Sonication through a Flexible Interface in a Microfluidic System,” Analytical Chemistry, vol. 73, no. 3, February 1, 2001, pp. 492-496.
  • Furman, B. J., Hayward, G. P., “Asynchronous Hands-On Experiments for Mechatronics Education, Proceedings of the 7th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 6-8, 2000.
  • Hayward, G. P., Furman, B. J., "Teaching Mechatronics to the New Generation," 1999 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nashville, TN, November, 1999.
  • Furman, B. J., "Printer Carriage Motion Control Experiment," Electronic Technology Journal, vol. 3, no. 2, Fall, 1998, pp. 22-23.
  • Kearny, M., Furman, B. J., "Electrostatically Actuated Stylus Profilometer With Capacitive Displacement Sensing in Vertical and Lateral Directions," Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 3275, January, 1998.
  • Furman, B. J., Christman, J., Kearny, M., Wojcik, F., Tortonese, M.,"Battery-Operated Atomic Force Microscope," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 69 issue 1, January, 1998, pp. 215-220.
  • Wang, J. C., Furman, B. J., Hsu, T. R., Barez, F., Tesfaye, A., Hsu, P., Reischl, P., "Mechatronics Laboratory Development at San Jose State University," Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 16- 18, 1997.
  • Furman, B. J., Pinkernell, D., Elgee, S., "Case Studies on Design of Mechatronic Products," IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology - Part C, vol. 20, no. 1, January, 1997.
  • Furman, B. J., "The Un-Lecture: A Computer-Assisted Curriculum Delivery Approach For the Effective Teaching of Mechanical Design," Proceeding of the 1996 Frontiers in Education Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 1996.
  • Furman, B. J., Hsu, T. R., Wang, J. C., Barez, F., Tesfaye, A., Hsu, P., Reischl, P., "Laboratory Development for Mechatronics Education," Session 1626, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Washington, D. C., June 23-26, 1996.
  • Hsu, T. R., Wang, J. C., Barez, F., Furman, B. J., Hsu, P., Reischl, P., "An Undergraduate Curriculum in Mechatronic Systems Engineering," 95-WA/DE-3, 1995 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Francisco, California, November, 1995.
  • Furman, B. J., "Towards a More Hands-on, Design-oriented Course on Mechanisms," Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Designers in Engineering Education Session, Anaheim, California, June 26-29, 1995.
  • Alvarez, J., Garcia, R., Nicoli, L., Sleight, E., Furman, B. J., "Battery Operated Atomic Force Microscope," panel paper presented at ASME INTERpack '95 conference. March 26-30, Lahaina. Hawaii March 27-30, 1995.
  • Furman, B. J., "A New, Thermally Controlled, Non-Contact Rotor Balancing Method." ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, September, 1994.
  • Furman, B. J., Henderson, J. M., "An Improved Rotary Singulator,' Transactions of the ASAE, May-June, 1983, vol. 26, no. 3, p. 955-960.
  • Henderson, J. M., Bellman, L. G., Furman, B. J., "A Case for Teaching Engineering With Cases," Engineering Education, January, 1983, p. 288-292.