Research & Scholarly Activity

Areas of interest include

  • mechatronic system design
  • precision machine design
  • engineering measurements
  • automation for production processes
  • design education
  • solar powered automated transit

Recent sponsored projects include

  • "Exploring Multimedia in Engineering Education," funded by the Knight-Ridder Foundation
  • "Scanning Probe Devices for Engineering Measurements," funded by NSF-ARI
  • "Scanning Probe Microscopes for Interdisciplinary Advanced Microscopy Laboratory," funded by NSF-ILI
  • "Durability Testing of Refreshable Braille Display," United Braille, Inc.
  • "Design Analysis of Refreshable Braille Display Components, " United Braille, Inc.
  • "Battery Operated Atomic Force Microscope," Park Scientific Instruments, Inc.
  • Knight-Ridder Champions Project
  • GD&T and SPC Short Courses  (in conjunction with Multimetrics, Inc., and The International Quality Institute)
  • Precision Engineering Short Courses