P. Ruby Mawasha (Ph.D.)

Dr. P. Ruby Mawasha

Visiting Assistant Professor

Benton 103
(513) 529-3695
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Education

  • Ph.D., Engineering
    The University of Akron
    1998
    Dissertation: A Study of Nonlinear Dynamics of Single and Two-phase Flow Oscillations
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Akron
    1993
    Thesis: A computer Simulation of a Steady-State Residential Air-to-Air Heat Pump
  • B.E., Mechanical ENgineering
    City College of the City University of New York
    1990

Professional Competency and Training

  • State of Ohio Registered Professional Enineer (PE) License – 69694
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Pe Examiner, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
  • Completed the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Evaluator Program

Academic Experience/Research

  • Visiting Professor-Department of Engineering Technology, Miami University-Middletown, 2018- Present
    • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics with Lab (ENT:310)
    • Engineering Materials (ENT:151)
  • Visiting Professor-College of Science and Engineering, Central State University (CSU), 2016-Present
    • Applied Hydraulics (ENE: 4405)
    • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics with Lab (ENE:3305)
    • Physics with Lab(PHY:1182)
    • General Physics (PHY:1120)
    • CSU - Verizon Innovative Learning Program, 2016 - Present:
      • 2016 and 2017 Verizon Program Instruction in Computer Aided Design (CAD) using Tinker CAD and Fusion 360 (CAD), and 3-D Printing (1 stPlace at the 2017 Design Competition)
      • Male Mentorship and Leadership Program in STEM
  • Adjunct Professor - Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Wright State University, 2001 - 2015
    • Introductory Mathematics for Engineering Applications (EGR:1901
    • Exploring Engineering Internships (EGR:1900)
    • Thermodynamics I & II (ME: 3310/3320)
    • Fluid Dynamics (ME: 3350)
    • Systems Engineering (ME: 3210)
    • Principles of Internal Combustion Engines (Graduate) (ME: 644)
    • Special Problems in Mechanical and Materials Engineering (ME:4980)
    • Mechanical Engineering Senior Engineering Design I & II (ME: 4140/4150)
    • Fundamentals of Engineering – Engineering In Training (EIT) – (EGR:482)
    • Developed ME 4980: Special Topic - International Engineering Leadership Program (Student Exchange Program to do Mechatronics/Microprocessor technology/lab activities with Dr. Voss and German students at Ernst-Abbe-Fachhochschule Jena, Germany)
    • Developed ME 3210: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3 Credits)
    • ME 4910/4920: Capstone Design I and II - Development of an Autonomous and/or Remote Control Lawnmower
    • ME 4910/4920: Capstone Design I and II - Remote Control Air and Water Sampling of Grand Lake St. Mary’s Project
    • ME 4980: Special Topic - Air Sampling for Crop Dusting Effects
    • ME 4980: Special Topic - Alternative Energy Research Project focused on Solar Panel Irrigation and Rainwater Collection for Rural Agricultural Purposes
    • ME 4980: Special Topic - Battle BOTS (Final Round at the 2013 National Robotics League Competition )
    • ME 4980: Special Topic - Manufacturing Engineering Machine Shop Experience
  • Graduate Co-Advisor, J. Bozeman, "Sulfur Tolerant Catalyst for the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell," Wright State University (WSU), 2010
  • Graduate Committee Member, Karleine Justice, M.S. Thesis "Computer Modeling and Simulation of a Microturbine Generator to be Coupled with a Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell for Distributed Generation," Mechanical Engineering, WSU, 2007.
  • Graduate Committee Member, Taiwo Ogunjobi, M.S. Thesis, "Computational Study of Ring-Cusp Magnet Configurations that Provide Maximum Confinement", Mechanical Engineering, WSU, 2006
  • Adjunct Professor - Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 1998-2001
    • 4600:202 & 203 Statics and Dynamics
    • 4600:300 & 301 Thermodynamics (I & II)
    • 4600:310 & 311 Fluid Mechanics (I & II)
    • 4600:401 Design of Energy Systems
    • 4600:420 Introduction to Finite Element Methods
    • 4600:513 Introduction to Aerodynamics
  • NASA/Ohio Space Grant Consortium, Summer 1994
    Courses Taught to Canton City Schools Teachers:
    • Physics and Applied Mathematics
    • Model Rocketry and Aerodynamics

Administrative Experience

  • Assistant Dean, CECS, WSU, 2001 - 2015
    • Director of Minority Engineering Programs, CECS, 2014-2015
    • Director, Wright STEPP, Pre-Engineering Programs, 2001-2015
    • Founding Director, Engineering Programs, WSU-Lake Campus (Satellite Campus), 2011-2014
    • Director, CECS International Engineering Education Program, 2008 - 2010
    • Director, CECS Cooperative Educational Programs, 2008-2010
  • Director/Associate Director, NASA-Ohio Space Grant Consortium, 2012 - 2015
    • Supervised and managed the Ohio Consortia of over 15 universities
    • Coordinated Grants and Research activities
    • Served as a liaison between the consortia and the National Space Grant and NASA Headquarters
    • Managed all communications activities including the newsletter
  • Assistant to the Dean of Engineering and Director, Diversity in Engineering and Science, The University of Akron, 1998-2001
    • Supervised over 30 graduate assistants in the mentoring and tutoring program
    • Coordinated recruitment and retention programs in the College of Engineering
    • Coordinated transfer articulation and advisement of students from other colleges and universities
  • Assistant Director, Minority Engineering Program, The University of Akron, 1992-1997
    • Supervised minority engineering tutoring program
    • Worked with other academic units to support engineering diversity programs
    • Provided academic advising and counseling to minority students in the college of engineering
    • Coordinated Pre-Engineering and Freshmen Transition Activities
    • Implemented and coordinated academic workshops and tutoring for engineering courses

Workshops and Projects

  • Coordinator and Campus Representative, NASA-Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) Over $100,000, 2001-2015
  • Project Director, “Manufacturing Engineering Development Program and its Potential Impact on Transforming Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum”, NASA-Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC), $15,000, 2011-2014
  • Project Director, “Enhancing Integrated Technology and Interdisciplinary Based Engineering Education Through the High Altitude Balloon (HAB) Experience”, National Science Foundation (NSF)-CCLI, $147,567, 2008-2012
  • Academic Advisor, National Science Foundation (NSF)-Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeships IGERT for Graduate Students with Disabilities, 2005-2011
  • Project Director and Co-PI, National Science Foundation (NSF)-LSAMP, in collaboration with the Ohio Science and Engineering Alliance (OSEA), $209,700 2004-2009
  • Conference Chair, 2008 ASEE- North Central Regional Conference, March, 2008
  • Project Co-Advisor, High Altitude Balloon Project, NASA-Ohio Space Grant Consortium $49,700, 2003-2008
  • Conference Chair, OSEA Undergraduate Research Conference (NSF-LSAMP), August, 2007
  • Project Coordinator, National Science Foundation-Information Technology Project for Dayton Public School Teachers, $10,000, Summer 2002
  • Technical Programming Chair, Spring 2001 ASEE North Central Regional Conference

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Fellow ASME
  • 2009 People’s Key to the City Awards (STEM) – Dayton African American Legacy Institute
  • 2008 Phi Beta Delta (International Scholars)
  • 2008 Center for Teaching and Learning (Teaching Enhancement Program)
  • 2008 Outstanding Campus Representative Award of ASEE-North Central Section
  • Advised 2 nd place student paper at 2008 ASEE-North Central Section
  • 2007 Dean’s Commendation for outstanding High Altitude Balloon Senior Design Project
  • 2006 NSBE Collegiate “Chapter of the Year ” – Faculty Advisor
  • 2006 Dean’s Commendation for outstanding High Altitude Balloon Senior Design Project
  • 2005 (Organization of Black Faculty and Staff) Presidential Award
  • 2004 Nominee for Excellence in Teaching (Nominated by students)
  • 2003 Quest for Community Diversity Award for Wright STEPP Programming
  • 2001 Engineer Intern - State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
  • 2001 Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership)
  • 2001 Certificate – Workshop on Improving Student Learning, The University of Akron
  • 2000 Nominee for The University of Akron Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2000 ASME Young Engineers Program Award
  • 1999/2000 McNair’s Scholars Advisors Award (Undergraduate Research Advising)
  • 1999 Certificate of Recognition for careers in engineering workshop – Pre-College Programs
  • 1999 Certificate of Recognition for careers in engineering workshop – Pre-College Programs
  • 1998 Outstanding Service to Student Affairs, The University of Akron
  • 1997 Certificate of Appreciation for teaching- Pre-College Programs, The University of Akron
  • 1997 ASME Minority Leadership Internship Program Award, ASME
  • 1996 Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)
  • 1995 Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)
  • 1994 ASME Oral Presentation Certificate, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 1991 United Nations Fellowship
  • 1990 Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering)
  • 1988 Golden Key Honor Society (Academics)
  • 1986 Institute of International Education Scholarship

Reviewer

  • Department of Defense (DOD) – USAF Summer Faculty Fellowship Program – 2014,2015
  • NASA - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Program – 2010-2015
  • DOD – The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation Program – 2010-2013.
  • U.S. Department of Education (McNair) – 2012 Post Baccalaureate Program
  • U.S. Department of Education (GAAN) – 2006,2007, 2009, 2012 Graduate Fellowship Program
  • NSF – 2011 T Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science (TUES)
  • Evaluator for Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research, 2010
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) – 2001,2002,2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP)
  • NSF – 2009 Research to Aid Persons with Disabilities Program (RAPD)
  • NSF – 1999 and 2009 Undergraduate Course and Curriculum Development Program (CCLI)
  • NSF – 2009 Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET)
  • NSF – 2006 Research in Disabilities Education (RDE)
  • U.S. Department of Education (MSEIP)– 2007,2011 Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program
  • The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Exam Board
  • Mechanical Engineering Professional Engineering (PE) Licensure and Exam Committee
  • Journal of STEM Education
  • ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
  • Computer Applications in Engineering Education
  • ASME Journal of Medical Devices
  • ASME 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • NASA- Ohio Space Grant Consortium Fellowships
  • ASEE-North Central Section Teaching Awards
  • West District Science - Hebert Hoover Young Engineer Award Science Fair Judge
  • U.S. Air and Trade Show – Students Open to Aviation Research Scholarship Program
  • Frontiers in Education Proceedings
  • ASEE National Conference Proceedings – Graduate Studies Division Proceeding
  • Ohio Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research Program
  • Ohio Academy of Science - John H. and Ruth W. Melvin Memorial STEM Scholars Reviewer

Professional/Community Service

  • Zone Chair – 2014-Present American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Zone II
  • Chair – 2009-2011 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), North Central Section (NCS)
  • Vice Chair – 1999 and 2007 ASEE, NCS
  • Committee Member - ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education Planning Committee
  • Committee Member – NASA/Ohio Space Grant Consortium
  • Committee Member - ASEE Campus Representative
  • Committee Member – Ohio Science and Engineering Alliance
  • Chair – ASME Region V Young Engineers Program
  • Committee Member – Ohio Society of Professional Engineers
  • Board Member – Dayton Society of Professional Engineers
  • Board Member – TechConnect, Dayton Information Technology Outreach Program
  • Board Member – Summit County Board of Building Standards
  • Board Member – Wayne County Career Pathways/School-to-Work Committee
  • Board Member – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Region V
  • Board Member – ASME Board on Minorities and Women
  • Board Member – Trotwood Soccer League
  • Board Member – Dayton Science and Engineering Coalition
  • Session Chair – ASEE- Responding to Engineering Criteria 2000
  • Session Chair – NASA/OSGC – Annual Student Research Symposium
  • Session Chair – ASEE Curriculum Development and Innovation Conference
  • Executive Committee Member - ASEE North Central Section
  • External Advisory Committee Member – Wilberforce University NSF STEP Program
  • Committee Member – ASME Dayton Section Ohio Council Representative
  • Committee Member – NASA-Ohio Space Grant Consortium
  • Committee Member – Ohio Math-Science Coalition
  • Committee Member – Dayton Society of Professional Engineers (DSPE)
  • Committee Member – NSF – Ohio Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Journal Publications and Invited International Papers

  • P. Ruby Mawasha, “Women and Underrepresented Minorities Entering STEM Education and Research Training: A Model for Preparing Students in the STEM Disciplines”, The World Engineering Conference and Convention, Kyoto, Japan, 2015.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, Kumar Yelamarthi , Joseph Slater, John Wu , and, “Engineering Management in An Interdisciplinary Senior Design Project,” Balkan Region Conference on Engineering and Business Education. Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 153–156, ISSN (Online) 1843-6730, DOI: 10.2478/cplbu-2014-0033, August 2014.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, and Dennis Hance “Development of an International Engineering Leadership Program to Prepare Students to Function in Global Society,” Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions, Cancun, Mexico, August 2013.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, and Kumar Yelamarthi, “A Scholarship Model for Recruitment and Retention in STEM Disciplines”, Journal of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, (STEM) Education: Innovations and Research, Volume 11, No. 5, 2010.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, Besmira Sharra, and Richard Reliford, “Nonlinear Lumped Parameter Transient Model of a Single-Row Finned-Tube Liquid-To-Gas Cross-Flow Heat Exchanger", Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Volume 18, No. 3, 2010.
  • Kumar Yelamarthi and P. Ruby Mawasha, “An Interdisciplinary Platform for Capstone Design Projects in Engineering and Technology Curriculums”, 9 thAnnual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education Conference Proceeding, Singapore, October 2010.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, Joseph Slater, Mitch Wolff, John Wu, Kumar Yelamarthi, “Enhancing Integrated Technology and Interdisciplinary Based Engineering Education”, Ohio Journal of Science, Vol. 110, No. 1, March 2010.
  • Kumar Yelamarthi and P. Ruby Mawasha “An Interdisciplinary Platform to Promote Undergraduate Student Research in STEM Disciplines”, 8 thAnnual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education Conference, Budapest, Hungary, October 2009.
  • P. R. Mawasha, and K. Yelamarthi, “A Pre-Engineering Program for the Under-Represented, Low-Income and/or First Generation College Students to Pursue Higher Education”, Journal of STEM: Innovations and Research , Vol. 9, No. 3 & 4, 2008.
  • P. R.Mawasha, K. Yelamarthi, and A. Ramakrishna , “Increasing Awareness of Engineering Discipline in High-School Students Through a Pre-College Program”, 7 thAnnual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Cape Town, South Africa, October 2008.
  • K. Yelamarthi, S. Ramachandran, P. R. Mawasha, and Blair A. Rowley, “Effective Integration of Technology in Classroom to Prepare the Engineer of 2020”, 5 thAnnual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education Conference Proceeding, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, October 2006.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, and Kumar Yelamarthi, “Preparing the Engineer of 2020 through the Wright Innovative Design Experience in Undergraduate Education”, 2006 International Mechanical Engineering Education Conference, Beijing, China, March 2006.
  • P. Lam, D. Doverspike, J. Zhao, and P. Mawasha, “ACT and High School Predictors of Success in a Minority Engineering Program”, J. Women and Minorities in Science and Engr. Vol.11, Nos. 3, 2005.
  • P. Lam, T. Srivatsan, D. Doverspike, J. Vesalo, and P. Mawasha, “A Ten Year Assessment of the Pre- Engineering Program for Under-Represented, Low Income and/or First Generation College Students at The University of Akron”, J. of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, Vol. 6, No. 1 & 4, 2005.
  • P. Lam, O. Ugweje, R. Mawasha, and T. Srivatsan, “An Initial Assessment of the Effectiveness of the First Two Years of the McNair Scholar Program at The University of Akron”, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.9, No. 1, 2003.
  • P. Lam, O. Ugweje, R. Mawasha, and T. Srivatsan, “An Initial Assessment of the Effectiveness of the First Two Years of the McNair Scholar Program at The University of Akron”, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.9, No. 1, 2003.
  • P. Mawasha and P. Lam, and T. Srivatsan, “Undergraduate Research Program as a Primary Mode of Preparing Students in Graduate SMET Education,” Journal of Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (SMET) Education: Innovations and Research , Vol. 3, No. 1, 2002.
  • Mawasha, P. R., and Kasturi, L., “Scholarship Programs Models for Recruitment and Retention in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology”, Invited Paper for the 2002 Joint National WEPAN Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June, 2002.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, Ted Conway, and Paul Lam, "Modeling of Relaxation Oscillations in a Collapsible- Tube”, Cardiovascular Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2001.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha and Richard J. Gross, "Periodic Forced Oscillations in a Horizontal Single Boiling Channel with Thermal Wall Capacity", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2001.
  • P. R. Mawasha, R. Gross, and D. Quinn, “Periodic Forced Vibrations of a Horizontal Boiling Channel”, Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2001.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha and Richard. Gross, “Understanding the Nonlinear Dynamics of Fluid Flow With Surge Tanks”, International J. of Mechanical Engineering Education, Vol 29, No. 1, pp 27-38, 2001.
  • P. Mawasha, P. Lam, J. Vesalo, R. Leitch, and S. Rice “Girls Entering Technology Science, Math and Research Training (GET SMART): Model Preparing Girls for Science and Engineering Disciplines, J. of Minorities and Women in Science & Engineering, Vol.7, No. 1, 2001.
  • Lam, P. C., Mawasha, P., McClain, B., and Vesalo, J. “Assessing the Increasing Diversity in STEM Program Through High School 9-12 Transition activities at The University of Akron, J. of Women & Minorities in Science & Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2000.
  • P. R. Mawasha, “A Math-Package Assisted Approach to Model Variables Influencing Air-to-Air Heat Pumps”, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2000.
  • P. C. Lam, D. Doverspike, and P.R. Mawasha, “Predicting Success in a Minority Engineering Program”, Journal of Engineering Education, Vol 88, No. 3, July 1999.
  • P. C. Lam, D. Doverspike, and P.R. Mawasha, “IDEAs: Development of a Program for Improving African American Representation”, J. of Career Development, Vol. 24, No. 1, 1997.

Selected Conference Proceedings

  • J. Neiferd, J. Will, D. Hance, and P. R. Mawasha, “Analysis of the effects of wind to determine effects of chemicals and to optimize the application of the product to the target”, The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, Wisconsin, April 2013.
  • J. Will and P. Mawasha, “Development of Prototype Air Vehicles and Sensor Technologies for Air Sampling in Agricultural Applications,” Ohio Space Grant Consortium Student Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio, April 2013.
  • K. Yelamarthi and P. R. Mawasha, "A Multidisciplinary Engineering and Technology Based Platform for Undergraduate Student Research," ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 2011.
  • K. Yelamarthi and P. R. Mawasha, “RFID Based Assistive Devices: An Interdisciplinary Platform For Senior Design Projects In Engineering Disciplines”, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, Louisville, KY, June 2010.
  • J. Bozeman, H. Huang, P. Mawasha, “Sulfur Tolerant Catalyst for the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell”, The Ohio Innovation Summit, Columbus, Ohio, April 2010.
  • Caleb Barnes, Michelle Wilson, Nate Herrman, Joseph Slater, J. Mitch Wolff, P. Ruby Mawasha, John Wu, “Design and Launch of a Balloon Re-Entry Vehicle for Near Space Experimentation”, ASEE-NCS Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2009.
  • Mikiyas Barkeh, David Neff, P. Ruby Mawasha, “Vaporization Rate of Methanol and Water from Super absorbent Polymer”, ASEE-NCS Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2009.
  • J. Bozeman, B. Snyder, O. Ilenbiluan, J. Slater, M. J. Wolff, and P. R. Mawasha, “Deployable Truss in a Near Space Environment”, Ohio Student Research Forum, August 2008.
  • P. R. Mawasha, and K. Yelamarthi, “Project Management in an Interdisciplinary Senior Design Team”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, WA, November 2007.
  • M. Twyman, J. Bozeman, P. R. Mawasha, K. Yelamarthi, “A Parametric Study on the Material Properties of a Shape Memory Polymer,” Ohio Student Research Forum, Columbus, Ohio, August 2007.
  • K. Yelamarthi, P. Ruby Mawasha, J. Garringer, R. Rathbun, and T. L. Bazzoli, “AAP: A Pre-First Year Engineering Bridge Program”, ASEE Capstone Design and Project Courses Division, ASEE Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2007.
  • P. R. Mawasha, and K. Yelamarthi, “Building a Bridge for Students to Transition from High-School to Engineering Curriculum”, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, Chicago, June 2006.
  • Kevin Bolds, and P. R. Mawasha, “Prediction of Tensile Strength of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Resin Using the Multiparameter Approach”, Ohio Board of Regents’ Student Achievement in Research and Scholarship Mentoring Program Forum, Central State University, Xenia, OH, March 2005.
  • Lam, P., Ugweje, O., and Mawasha, R., “Assessing the Society of Automotive engineers’ a world in motion ii - mobility toy” program at the Woodridge Middle School”, 32 ndASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education, November 6 - 9, 2002, Boston, MA.
  • P. R. Mawasha, P. Lam, and L. Kasturi, "Lung-Diaphragm Behavior of the Respiratory System During Input from Excitation", ASME, BED – Vol. 45, ASME Advances in Bioengineering, November 2002.
  • Lam, P., Mawasha, P., Song, G, Ugweje, O., McClain A., and Vesalo, J., “A Description of the First Two Years’ Experiences of the McNair Scholar Program at The University of Akron”, 2002 ASEE- Pacific Southwest Section Annual Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, 2002.
  • Mawasha, P. Conway, T., Omotoso, O., Lam, P., “Dynamic Model and Analysis of a Centrifugal Blood Pump and Induction Motor”, ASME BED – Vol. 45, ASME Advances in Bioengineering, Nov. 2001.
  • Mawasha, P. R., and Lam, P.C. “Recruitment and Retention of Engineering Graduate Students Through Undergraduate Research Experience and Diversity Initiatives”, 2001 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 2001.
  • Mawasha, P. R., Lam, and Kelly, S.G., “Key Institutional Assessment Practices to meet Accreditation Standards in the New Millennium”, 2001 ASEE-NCS Annual Conference Proceedings, Cleveland, Ohio, April 2001.
  • Lam, P. C., Mawasha, P. R., and Conway, T., “Transient Behavior of Seated Human Body During Input from Caudophalad Acceleration”, BED – Vol. 44, ASME Advances in Bioengineering, November 2000.
  • Mawasha, P. Lam, P. C., Srivatsan, T., “An Innovative Approach for Training Research and Engineering Professionals in Undergraduate Education,” Materials Research Society, San Francisco, April 2000.
  • P. R. Mawasha, Richard J. Gross, and Ted Conway, “Linear Stability Analysis of a Collapsible- Tube Model”, BED – Vol. 43, ASME Advances in Bioengineering, November 1999.
  • P. Lam, P. R. Mawasha, A.B. McClain, and J. Vesalo, “Increasing Diversity in Engineering and Science Through Freshmen Transition Activities” Rogers, J.R. and Brenner, B.R., (Ed.), Forming Civil Engineering’s Future, ASCE Proceedings, Charlotte, NC, October 1999.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, “Modeling of Relaxation Oscillations in Collapsible-Tubes”, National Science Foundation Civil & Mechanical Systems and Bioengineering & Environmental Systems: Workshop for Underrepresented and Minority Engineering Educators, September 1999.
  • P. Ruby Mawasha, Richard Gross, and Ted Conway, "Nonlinear Oscillations in a Collapsible-Tube Model” BED – Vol. 39, ASME Advances in Bioengineering, November 1998.
  • P.R Mawasha, S.P. Rooke, and R. J. Gross, "Examination of A "Map-Based" Approach to Modeling Steady State Heat Pump Performance Including Variable Air Flows", ASME Computers in Engineering Proceedings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1994.
  • P.R Mawasha, S.P. Rooke, and R. J. Gross, "Examination of A "Map-Based" Approach to Modeling Steady State Heat Pump Performance Including Variable Air Flows", ASME Computers in Engineering Proceedings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1994.

Funding

  • National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program – Space Grant Opportunities in NASA STEM; NASA; 2015-2018; Ann Heyward, Laura Stacko; $1,37500,000
  • CC-STARS! (Community College –STEM Training and Retention of Students!); NASA; 2014-2016; Gary Slater, Ann Heyward, Laura Stacko; $500,000
  • Manufacturing Engineering; NASA; 2011-2013; Dennis Hance; 15,000
  • Curriculum Development Wright STEPP Pre-Engineering Program; AT&T; 2011-2012; 10,000
  • OSGC Fellowship Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2010-2011; $25,000
  • OSGC Campus STEM Outreach; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2010-2011; $4,000
  • OSGC Fellowship Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2009-2010; $41,500
  • Enhancing Integrated Technology and Interdisciplinary Based Engineering Education Through the High Altitude Balloon (HAB) Experience; National Science Foundation; 2008-2011; J. Slater, J. Wu, and M. Wolff, and K.; $147,567
  • OSGC Fellowship Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2008-2009; $41,500
  • OSGC Campus STEM Outreach; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2009-2010; $4,000
  • Wright STEPP Pre-EngineeringProgram; Several Sources; 2008-2009; Over $500,000
  • An Early Career Intervention Project to Increase Awareness of High School Students to Engineering Disciplines; NASA-OAI (OSGC); February, 2008; K. Yelamarthi, and Bonnie Porter; $2,000
  • 2008 Research Travel Grant to South Africa; WSU Center for International Education; 2003-2008; $3,000
  • NSF – LSAMP (Ohio Science and Engineering Alliance: WSU Bridge Program (NSF-LSAMP-0350310); National Science Foundation; 2008-2009; M. Wheatly (WSU) and the Ohio Alliance; $209,700
  • OSGC Fellowship Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2007-2008; Mitch Wolff; $21,000
  • The Software Defined Radio Based Wireless Tracking and Transmission System; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2007-2008; Zhiqiang J. Wu; $15,000
  • OSGC Campus STEM Outreach; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2007-2008; Mitch Wolff; $4,000
  • Wright STEPP Pre-EngineeringProgram; Sherman-Standard; 2007-2008; Brett Loney; $20,000
  • High Altitude Design Project and Its Potential Impact on Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Engineering; Register Foundation; 2007-2008; J. Slater, J. Wu, and M. Wolff, and K.Yelamarthi; $20,000
  • The Wright GREEN Project; Wright State University Curriculum and Instruction; 2007-2008; K. Yelamarthi; $1,000
  • OSGC Campus STEM Outreach; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2006-2007; Mitch Wolff; $6,000
  • Wright STEPP Fuel Cell Project; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2006-2007; K. Yelamarthi, B.Rowley, M. Wolff; $1,000
  • High Altitude Balloon Project; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2005-2006; J. Slater, J. Wu, and M. Wolff; 10,000
  • OSGC Fellowship Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2005-2006; Mitch Wolff; $6,000
  • 2006 Research Travel Grant to Beijing, China; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2006; $3,800
  • Temperature/Telemetry Satellite and Flight Project; WSU Research and Sponsored Service; 2005-2006; B. Rowley, and Mitch Wolff; $7,300
  • NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduate SITE; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2003-2005; Bing Wang; NFS lack offunds
  • OSGC Campus STEM Outreach; National Science Foundation; 2004-2005; Mitch Wolff; $4,000
  • Temperature/Telemetry Satellite Project; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2004-2005; B. Rowley, and Mitch Wolff; $5,750
  • STEM Student Bridge Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2003-2004; Michele Wheatly; $3,000
  • Wright Satellite, Teaching,Academic, Technology, and Educational Program; WSU (University Diversity Advocacy Council); 2003-2004; B.Rowley, M.Wolff,and T Bazzoli,; $8850
  • NSF-CSEMS Program (9987094); National Science Foundation; 2001-2003; $214,000
  • Undergraduate Fellowship Program; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 2000-2001; Paul Lam; $4,500
  • Research Foundations on Successful Participation of Underrepresented Minorities in Information Technology; National Science Foundation-Subgrant; Summer, 2002; O. Garcia and Leroy Edwards; $10,000
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Science Math And Research Training (SMART) Project; ASME; 1999-2000; Joe Vujica and PaulLam; $1,500
  • Ohio Space Grant Science Math And Research Training (SMART) Project; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 1999-2000; Paul Lam; $1,000
  • A Study of Health Beliefs, Health Practices, and Spiritual Beliefs Based on Gender Equity; Olivet Housing and Community Development Corp.; 1999-2000; $1,000
  • Girls Entering Technology, GETSMART Project), Wayne County Career Center; Ohio- Department of Education; 1999; Ronda Leitch and John Vesalo; $15,000
  • GET SMART Project, Portage County Career Center; Portage County Schools Career Center; 1999; $4,500
  • Path to Electrical and Aerodynamics for K-12 Students; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 1997; P. Lam; $ 1,700
  • Introducing Aerodynamics Through A World in Motion I; NASA-OAI (OSGC); 1996; P . Lam; $ 2,500
  • IDEAs-Minority Engineering Program; Several Companies; 1992-2001; P . Lam; Over$300,000