The School of Engineering and Applied Science will host a Research Expo 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, in the new engineering building.
Poster sessions and brief presentations will be made throughout the day, with a lunchtime keynote address. Presentations and the keynote will be held in room 270, at the east end of the building. The schedule includes:
•Poster session and continental breakfast, 8-8:30 a.m.;
•Welcome remarks 8:35 a.m.;
•"Facilitating A Transition To Semantic Web Services Using Model-Driven Development," Jerry Gannod (computer science and systems analysis). 8:45 a.m.;
•"Stochastic Modeling of Biology, Chemistry and Ecology," Mike McCollum (electrical and computer engineering), 9:10 a.m.;
•"Blending Online Learning with Classroom Instruction in a Non-majors Computing Course," Jill Courte (computer and information technology), 9:35 a.m.;
•"Parents with Severe Mental Illness: Findings Related to Past and Present Experiences," Carolyn Mason (nursing) and Sree Subedi (sociology and gerontology), 10 a.m.;
•Poster session, coffee, 10:30 a.m.;
•Lunch, Keynote address: "Qualia-based Computing - Does My Computer 'Feel'?" Steve Rodgers, senior scientist, Sensors and Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, 11:30 a.m.;
•Poster session, 12:50 p.m.;
•"Nonlinear Dynamics of a Post-buckled Beam: A Parametric Space Investigation," Amit Shukla, (mechanical and manufacturing engineering), 1:50 p.m.;
•"An Investigation of Protein Adsorption on Zinc Oxide," Marvin Thrash (paper and chemical engineering), 2:15 p.m.;
•"Cost Effective Mechanical Design in Relation to Material and Structural Rigidity and Design Alternatives," Gray Drigel (engineering technology), 2:40 p.m.;
•"Online Statics Course: Enhancing Traditional Classroom Instruction," Anna Dollár (mechanical and manufacturing engineering), 3:05 p.m.
Lunch is free for faculty; please register online at http://www.eas.muohio.edu/csaapps/research/. For more information, or to register guests from outside Miami, contact Jim Kiper at firstname.lastname@example.org.