List of Publications and Presentations

Sven K. Esche

Last updated on April 19, 2014.

Journal Publications

  1. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2014). Virtual mechanical assembly training based on a 3D game engine. Submitted for publication in Computer-Aided Design and Applications.
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  2. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). A framework for developing collaborative training environments for assembling. Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 44-59.
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  3. Zhang, Z., Zhang, M., Tumkor, S., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). Integration of physical devices into game-based virtual reality. International Journal of Online Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 25-38.
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  4. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). A multi-user virtual laboratory environment for gear train design. Computer Applications in Engineering Education Journal, DOI: 10.1002/cae.21573.
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  5. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2012). A game-based laboratory for gear design. Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 21-31.
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  6. Corter, J. E., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C., Ma, J. & Nickerson, J. V. (2011). Process and learning outcomes from remotely operated, simulated, and hands-on student laboratories. Computers and Education, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 2054-2067.
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  7. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). An interactive game-based engineering laboratory. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 131-136.
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  8. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). Design and implementation of a virtual laboratory for machine dynamics. International Journal of Online Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 15-24.
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  9. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). Review of the state of the art in virtual learning environments based on multi-player computer games. Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 22-35.
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  10. Nosonovsky, M., Zhang, X. & Esche, S. K. (2009). Scaling of Monte Carlo simulations of grain growth in metals. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 2, 13 pp.
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  11. Yu, Q., Nosonovsky, M. & Esche, S. K. (2009). Monte Carlo simulation of grain growth of single-phase systems with anisotropic boundary energies. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 434-442.
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  12. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2009). Content-rich, interactive online laboratory systems. Computer Applications in Engineering Education Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 61-79.
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  13. Arango, F., Altuger, G., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). Piloting a game-based virtual learning environment. Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 82-91.
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  14. Yu, Q., Nosonovsky, M. & Esche, S. K. (2008). On the accuracy of Monte Carlo Potts models for grain growth. Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 4-6, pp. 227-243.
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  15. Nosonovsky, M. & Esche, S. K. (2008). Multiscale effects in crystal grain growth and physical properties of metals. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 10, pp. 5192-5195.
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  16. Nosonovsky, M. & Esche, S. K. (2008). A paradox of decreasing entropy in multiscale Monte Carlo grain growth simulations. Entropy, Vol. 10, pp. 49-54.
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  17. Chang, C., Kodman, D., Chassapis, C. & Esche, S. K. (2007). Immersive collaborative laboratory simulations using a game engine. Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 85-92.
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  18. Corter, J. E., Nickerson, J. V., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C., Im, S. & Ma, J. (2007). Constructing reality: a study of remote, hands-on and simulated laboratories. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, Vol. 14, No. 2, Article 7, 27 p.
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  19. Nickerson, J. V., Corter, J. E., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). A model for evaluating the effectiveness of remote engineering laboratories and simulations in education. Computers & Education, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 708-725.
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  20. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). A scalable platform for remote and virtual laboratories. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, Vol. 5. No. 3, pp. 445-448.
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  21. Esche, S. K. (2006). On the integration of remote experimentation into undergraduate laboratories - technical implementation. International Journal of Instructional Media, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 43-53.
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  22. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2005). A multi-scale approach for microstructure prediction in thermo-mechanical processing of metals. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 169, No. 3, pp. 493-502.
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  23. Esche, S. K. (2005). On the integration of remote experimentation into undergraduate laboratories - pedagogical approach. International Journal of Instructional Media, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 397-407.
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  24. Yu, Q., Wu, Y. & Esche, S. K. (2005). Modeling of grain growth characteristics in three-dimensional domains and two-dimensional cross sections. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 36A, pp. 1661-1666.
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  25. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2004). Mesoscopic computer modeling of microstructure evolution within an object-oriented simulation framework. International Journal of Computational Engineering Science, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 451-469.
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  26. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2003). Three-dimensional grain growth modeling with a Monte Carlo algorithm. Materials Letters, Vol. 57, No. 30, pp. 4622-4626.
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  27. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2003). A new perspective on the normal grain growth exponent obtained in two-dimensional Monte Carlo simulations. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 859-862.
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  28. Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C., Nazalewicz, J. W. & Hromin, D. J. (2003). An architecture for multi-user remote laboratories. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 7-11.
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  29. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2003). A Monte Carlo algorithm for single phase normal grain growth with improved accuracy and efficiency. Computational Materials Science, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 259-270.
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  30. Esche, S. K. (2002). Project-based learning in a course on mechanisms and machine dynamics. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 201-204.
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  31. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2002). Modeling of grain growth kinetics with Read-Shockley grain boundary energy by a modified Monte Carlo algorithm. Materials Letters, Vol. 56, No. 1-2, pp. 47-52.
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  32. Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C. & Manoochehri, S. (2001). Concurrent product and process design in hot forging. Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 48-54.
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  33. Esche, S. K., Fidan, I., Chassapis, C. & Manoochehri, S. (2000). Knowledge-based part and process design for metal forging. SAE Transactions - Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol. 108, No. 5, pp. 92-99.
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  34. Esche, S. K., Ahmetoglu, M. A., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (2000). Numerical and experimental investigation of redrawing of sheet metals. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 17-24.
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  35. Esche, S. K. & Kinzel, G. L. (1999). The effect of modeling parameters and bending on two-dimensional sheet metal forming simulation. SAE Transactions - Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol. 107, No. 5, pp. 74-85.
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  36. Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Lee, J. K. (1999). An axisymmetric membrane element with bending stiffness for static implicit sheet metal forming simulations. Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 153-164.
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  37. Esche, S. K. & Shivpuri, R. (1998). A consistent criterion for diffuse necking in sheet metals using Hill's 1979 yield surface. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 120, No. 2, pp. 177-182.
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  38. Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1997). Issues in convergence improvements for nonlinear finite element programs. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 40, No. 24, pp. 4577-4594.
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  39. Esche, S. K., Khamitkar, S., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1996). Process and die design for multi-step forming of round parts from sheet metal. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 59, No. 1-2, pp. 24-33.
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Book Chapters

  1. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2012). On infrastructures for educational online laboratories. In: Internet Accessible Remote Laboratories: Scalable E-Learning Tools for Engineering and Science Disciplines, Azad, A. K. M., Auer, M. E. & Harward, V. J. (Eds.), IGI Publishing, ISBN: 978-161-350-186-3, pp. 229-253.
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  2. Esche, S. K. (2011). Monte Carlo simulations of grain growth in metals. In: Applications of Monte Carlo Method in Science and Engineering, Mordechai, S. (Ed.), InTech, ISBN: 978-953-307-691-1, pp. 581-610.
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Conference Publications

  1. Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2014). A platform for mechanical assembly education Using the Microsoft Kinect. Submitted for presentation at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 14 - 20, 2014.
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  2. Zhang, Z., Zhang, M., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2014). An efficient method for creating virtual spaces for virtual reality. Submitted for presentation at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 14 - 20, 2014.
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  3. Zhang, M., Zhang, Z., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2014). Algorithm modification approach to improve the Kinect's performance in point cloud processing. Submitted for presentation at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 14 - 20, 2014.
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  4. Zhang, Z., Zhang, M., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2014). Real-time creation of models in a game-based virtual laboratory. Accepted for presentation at the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, June 15 - 18, 2014.
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  5. Zhang, Z., Zhang, M., Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). Real-time 3D model reconstruction using Kinect for a game-based virtual laboratory. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA, November 13 - 21, 2013.
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  6. Zhang, M., Zhang, Z., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). Kinect-based universal range sensor for laboratory experiments. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA, November 13 - 21, 2013.
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  7. Tumkor, S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). Hand gestures in CAD systems. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA, November 13 - 21, 2013.
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  8. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). A framework for developing collaborative training environments for assembling. Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23 - 26, 2013.
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  9. Zhang, M., Zhang, Z., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). Universal range data acquisition for educational laboratories using Microsoft Kinect. Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23 - 26, 2013.
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  10. Tumkor, S., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). Integration of augmented reality into the CAD process. Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23 - 26, 2013.
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  11. Tumkor, S., Zhang, Z., Zhang, M., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2012). Integration of a real-time remote experiment into a multi-player game laboratory environment. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA, November 9 - 15, 2012.
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  12. Tumkor, S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2012). Design of remote laboratory experiments using LabVIEW Web services. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA, November 9 - 15, 2012.
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  13. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2012). Capturing assembly constraints of experimental setups in a virtual laboratory environment. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA, November 9 - 15, 2012.
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  14. Aziz, E.-S., Corter, J. E., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2012). Evaluation of the learning effectiveness of game-based and hands-on gear train laboratories. Proceedings of the 42nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, October 3 - 6, 2012.
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  15. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). Overcoming the limitations of current online laboratory systems using game-based virtual environments. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'11, Denver, Colorado, USA, November 11 - 17, 2011.
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  16. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). Assessment of the pilot implementation of a game-based gear design laboratory. Proceedings of the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA, October 12 - 15, 2011.
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  17. Tumkor, S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). Educational use of virtual worlds for engineering students. Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26 - 29, 2011.
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  18. Aziz, E.-S., Wang, Z., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). Development of a modularized architecture for remote-access laboratories. Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26 - 29, 2011.
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  19. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). A game-based laboratory for gear design. Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26 - 29, 2011.
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  20. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, Y., Tumkor, S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). Adapting computer game technology to support engineering laboratories. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12 - 18, 2010.
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  21. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2009). Review of the state of the art in virtual learning environments based on multi-player computer games. Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas, USA, June 14 - 17, 2009.
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  22. Fisher, F. T., Esche, S. K, McGrath, B. & Chassapis, C. (2009). GK-12: New Jersey Alliance for Engineering Education. Poster presentation at the 2009 NSF EEC Awardees Conference, Reston, Virginia, USA, February 1 - 3, 2009.

  23. Dai, S., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). A remotely accessed flow rig student laboratory. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 31 - November 6, 2008.
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  24. Arango, F., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). A review of applications of computer games in education and training. Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA, October 22 - 25, 2008.
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  25. Li, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). A scheduling system for shared online laboratory resources. Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA, October 22 - 25, 2008.
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  26. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C., Dai, S., Xu, S. & Jia, R. (2008). Online wind tunnel laboratory. Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June 22 - 25, 2008.
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  27. Arango, F., Altuger, G., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). Piloting a game-based virtual learning environment. Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June 22 - 25, 2008.
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  28. Chassapis, C., Aziz, E.-S. & Esche, S. K. (2008). IT-enhanced laboratory experience within a mechanical engineering undergraduate curriculum. Proceedings of the 2008 Structures Congress, Vancouver, Canada, April 24-26, 2008.
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  29. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2008). On Monte Carlo Potts models for grain growth simulations. Proceedings of the NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference 2008, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, January 7 - 10, 2008.
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  30. Li, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). A framework for sharing online laboratory resources. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'07, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10 - 16, 2007.
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  31. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, C., Arango, F., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). Linking computer game engines with remote experiments. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'07, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10 - 16, 2007.
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  32. Chang, C., Arango, F., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). On the assembly of experimental setups in virtual laboratory environments. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'07, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10 - 16, 2007.
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  33. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). On the design of a virtual learning environment for mechanical vibrations. Proceedings of the 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, October 10 - 13, 2007.
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  34. Arango, F., Chang, C., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). A scenario for collaborative learning in virtual engineering laboratories. Proceedings of the 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, October 10 - 13, 2007.
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  35. Li, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). Classification of and search for online laboratory resources using a coding approach. Proceedings of the 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, October 10 - 13, 2007.
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  36. Chassapis, C., Hadim, H., Esche, S. K., Ubell, R. & Fisher, F. (2007). Educational underpinnings of an online undergraduate mechanical engineering degree for non-traditional learners. Poster presentation at the NSF Grantees Conference 2007, Washington, DC, USA, September 2007.

  37. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). IT-enhanced laboratory experience within a modern undergraduate engineering curriculum. Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education 2007, Coimbra, Portugal, September 3 - 7, 2007.
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  38. Fisher, F., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C. & Hadim, A. (2007). Feasibility of a fully online undergraduate mechanical engineering degree for non-traditional learners. Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 24 - 27, 2007.
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  39. Li, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). An architecture for real-time remote laboratories. Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 24 - 27, 2007.
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  40. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). Enhancing the learning experience using simulation and experimentation to teach mechanical vibrations. Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 24 - 27, 2007.
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  41. Chang, C., Arango, F., Kodman, D., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). Utilization of immersive collaborative student laboratory simulations developed using a game engine. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'06, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5 - 10, 2006.
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  42. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). On the integration of remote and virtual experiments into a comprehensive student laboratory experience. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'06, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5 - 10, 2006.
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  43. Li, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). A Web services approach for sharing remote laboratory resources. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'06, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5 - 10, 2006.
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  44. Chang, C., Kodman, D., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). Immersive collaborative laboratory simulations using a game engine. Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 18 - 21, 2006.
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  45. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). An architecture for virtual laboratory experimentation. Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 18 - 21, 2006.
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  46. Jia, R., Xu, S., Gao, S., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). A virtual laboratory on fluid mechanics. Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 18 - 21, 2006, (Best Paper Award).
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  47. Wu, Y., Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2005). Static recrystallization modeling with a cellular automata algorithm. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'05, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 5 - 11, 2005.
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  48. Chen, Y., Sharon, J., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2005). Integration of probabilistic decision making into a junior year engineering design course. Proceedings of the 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 12 - 15, 2005.
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  49. Corter, J. E., Nickerson, J. V., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2004). Remote vs. hands-on labs: a comparative study. Proceedings of the 34th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Savannah, Georgia, USA, October 20 - 23, 2004, pp. F1G-17-F1G-21.
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  50. Chen, Y., Sharon, J., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2004). A pilot program on teaching engineering design using probabilistic approaches. Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education 2004, Gainesville, Florida, USA, October 16 - 21, 2004.
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  51. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2003). An object-oriented framework for mesoscopic modeling of microstructure evolution in materials processing. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'03, Washington, DC, USA, November 15 - 21, 2003.
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  52. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2003). Modeling of 3D grain growth with a modified Monte Carlo algorithm. Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology Conference 2003, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 9 - 12, 2003.
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  53. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2003). Microstructure prediction in thermo-mechanical processing by multi-scale simulation. Modeling, Control and Optimization in Ferrous and Nonferrous Industry, Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology Conference 2003, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 9 - 12, 2003, pp. 545-560.
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  54. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2003). Integrating concepts of decision making and uncertainty into engineering design education. Proceedings of the 33rd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boulder, Colorado, USA, November 5 - 8, 2003.
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  55. Hadim, H. A. & Esche, S. K. (2002). Enhancing the engineering curriculum through project-based learning. Proceedings of the 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, November 6 - 9, 2002.
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  56. Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C., Nazalewicz, J. W. & Hromin, D. J. (2002). A scalable system architecture for remote experimentation. Proceedings of the 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, November 6 - 9, 2002.
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  57. Esche, S. K. (2002). Remote experimentation - one building block in online engineering education. Proceedings of the 2002 ASEE/SEFI/TUB International Colloquium "Global Changes in Engineering Education", Berlin, Germany, October 1 - 4, 2002.
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  58. Esche, S. K. & Hadim, H. A. (2002). Introduction of project-based learning into mechanical engineering courses. Proceedings of the 2002 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, June 16 - 19, 2002.
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  59. Yu, Q. & Esche, S. K. (2002). Recent developments in simulating grain growth with Monte Carlo algorithms. Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Materials Behavior and Evolution, MRS Proceedings Volume 731, Proceedings of the 2002 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, April 1 - 5, 2002, pp. W6.11-W6.16.
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  60. Esche, S. K. & Hromin, D. J. (2001). Expanding the undergraduate laboratory experience using Web technology. Proceedings of the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, June 24 - 27, 2001.
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  61. Esche, S. K., Pochiraju, K. & Chassapis, C. (2001). Implementation of assessment procedures into the mechanical engineering curriculum. Proceedings of the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, June 24 - 27, 2001.
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  62. Esche, S. K. & Hromin, D. J. (2000). An open approach to undergraduate laboratories. Enabling Engineering and Technology Education through Information Technology, Proceedings of the 2000 Fall Regional Conference of the Middle Atlantic Section of ASEE, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, November 3 - 4, 2000.
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  63. Esche, S. K., Prasad, M. G. & Chassapis, C. (2000). Remotely accessible laboratory approach for undergraduate education. Engineering Education Beyond the Millennium, Proceedings of the 2000 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, June 18 - 21, 2000.
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  64. Esche, S. K., Fidan, I., Chassapis, C. & Manoochehri, S. (1999). Knowledge-based part and process design for metal forging. SAE Technical Paper Series, No. 1999-01-0054. Technology for Product and Process Integration, SAE Special Publications, Vol. 1449, Proceedings of the SAE'99 International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, USA, March 1 - 4, 1999.
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  65. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (1998). An Internet-based remote-access approach to undergraduate laboratory education. Engineering Education without Boundaries, Proceedings of the 1998 Fall Regional Conference of the Middle Atlantic Section of ASEE, Washington, DC, USA, November 6 - 7, 1998, pp. 108-113.
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  66. Fidan, I., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C. & Manoochehri, S. (1998). An integrated approach to product and process design in metal forging. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Concurrent Engineering and Integrated Product Design Conference CEIPD'98, East Hanover, New Jersey, USA, September 24, 1998, pp. 28-41.
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  67. Esche, S. K. (1998). Analysis of multi-stage deep-drawing processes. Manufacturing Concepts Reshaping the Workplace, Proceedings of PMA Exposition and Symposium METALFORM'98, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, May 31 - June 3, 1998, pp. 729-741.
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  68. Esche, S. K. & Kinzel, G. L. (1998). The effect of modeling parameters and bending on two-dimensional sheet metal forming simulation. SAE Technical Paper Series, No. 980083. Developments in Sheet Metal Stamping, SAE Special Publications, Vol. 1322, Proceedings of the SAE'98 International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, USA, February 23 - 26, 1998, pp. 87-98.
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  69. Esche, S. K. & Kinzel, G. L. (1997). Section analysis for deep drawing. Breakthroughs and Benchmarks, Proceedings of PMA Exposition and Symposium METALFORM'97, Chicago, Illinois, USA, March 9 - 12, 1997, pp. 993-1007.
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  70. Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1996). Review of failure analysis in sheet metal forming simulations. Proceedings of NUMISHEET'96, Dearborn, Michigan, USA, September 29 - October 3, 1996, pp. 270-279.
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Patents

  1. Chassapis, C., Esche, S. K., Nazalewicz, J. W. & Hromin, D. J. (2003). Multi-user, multi-device remote access system. Provisional Patent Application No. 60/442,637, Pending.

  2. Esche, S. K. & Nazalewicz, J. W. (2002). Adaptive shock and vibration attenuation using adaptive isolators. Patent Application No. 09/954,994, Pending.

  3. Esche, S. K. & Lekuch, H. (2002). Adaptive shock and vibration isolation systems. Provisional Patent Application No. 60/323,868, Pending.

Theses

  1. Developments for two-dimensional sheet metal forming analysis. Ph. D. Dissertation, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 1997.

  2. Simulations of Deep Drawing for Round Parts. M.S. Thesis, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 1994.

  3. Expertensystem für Mechanismendynamik. Diplomarbeit, Technische Universität Karl-Marx-Stadt, Deutschland, (Expert system for dynamics of mechanisms. Diploma Thesis, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany), 1989.

Research Reports

  1. Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C. & Corter, J. E. (2009). Virtual environments for collaborative learning. Progress Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  2. Chassapis, C., McGrath, E., Esche, S. K., Fisher, F. & Stolkin, R. (2009). NJ Alliance for Engineering Education (NJAEE). Progress Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  3. Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C., Nickerson, J. V. & Corter, J. E. (2009). An infrastructure for designing and conducting remote laboratories. Progress Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  4. Esche, S. K. (2009). Multi-scale microstructure prediction in thermo-mechanical processing. Final Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  5. Chassapis, C., Hadim, H., Esche, S. K., Ubell, R. & Fisher, F. (2008). A framework for an online undergraduate engineering program: planning study to determine how best to develop, implement and assess. Final Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  6. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). SGER: A framework for adapting decision-based scientific principles in engineering design. Final Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  7. Hromin, D. J., Esche, S. K. & Nazalewicz, J. W. (2002). A Universal Technology Platform for Remote Sensing and Controlling. Final Report to National Science Foundation, JDS Technologies, Inc., Ridgefield, New Jersey, USA.

  8. Esche, S. K. (2001). Development of a Remotely Accessible Dynamical Systems Laboratory for Undergraduate Teaching. Final Report to National Science Foundation, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  9. Esche, S. K. & Yu, Q. (2001). Grain size prediction in hot forging of Waspaloy turbine engine disks. Final Report to McWilliams Forge Co., Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  10. Esche, S. K. & Yu, Y.-T. (2000). Modeling and optimization of a high-deflection vibration mount. Final Report to Shock Tech, Inc., Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  11. Esche, S. K. & Yu, Q. (2000). Grain size prediction in hot forging of Waspaloy turbine engine disks. Progress Report to McWilliams Forge Co., Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  12. Esche, S. K. & Yu, Q. (2000). Microstructure prediction in hot forging of turbine engine disks. Final Report to New Jersey Space Grant Consortium of NASA, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  13. Esche, S. K., Yu, Q. & Kurtul, T. (1999). Microstructure prediction in hot forging of turbine engine disks. Progress Report to New Jersey Space Grant Consortium of NASA, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

  14. Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1997). Developments for two-dimensional sheet metal forming analysis. Report ERC/NSM-S-97-15, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  15. Sattanathan, R. S., Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1997). Revised user's manual for SECTIONFORM Version 3 - Section analysis of sheet stampings. Report ERC/NSM-S-97-12, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  16. Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1996). Developments for two-dimensional sheet metal forming analysis. Report ERC/NSM-S-96-24, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  17. Khamitkar, S. P., Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1996). A rule-based system for process sequence and tool design: User's manual. Report ERC/NSM-S-96-21, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  18. Khamitkar, S. P., Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1996). A rule-based system for process sequence and tool design for multi-stage forming of deep drawn round parts. Report ERC/NSM-S-96-20, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  19. Khamitkar, S. P., Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1995). Process sequence and tool design for deep drawn round parts. Report ERC/NSM-S-95-59, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  20. Esche, S. K., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1995). Revised user's manual for SECTIONFORM Version 2 - Section analysis of sheet stampings. Report ERC/NSM-S-95-48, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  21. Esche, S. K., Altan, T. & Kinzel, G. L. (1994). FEM simulation of deep drawing for general round shapes. Report ERC/NSM-S-94-36, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  22. Darendeliler, H., Esche, S. K., Kaftanoglu, B., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1993). Analysis and evaluation of axisymmetric and square cup drawing by using an elastic-plastic finite element method. Report ERC/NSM-S-94-11, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

  23. Darendeliler, H., Esche, S. K., Kaftanoglu, B., Kinzel, G. L. & Altan, T. (1993). An elastic-plastic finite element formulation for three-dimensional large displacement - large strain analysis of sheet metal forming processes. Report ERC/NSM-S-93-56, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Conference Presentations

  1. Real-time 3D model reconstruction using Kinect for a game-based virtual laboratory. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA, November 13 - 21, 2013.

  2. Kinect-based universal range sensor for laboratory experiments. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA, November 13 - 21, 2013.

  3. Hand gestures in CAD systems. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA, November 13 - 21, 2013.

  4. A framework for developing collaborative training environments for assembling. 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23 - 26, 2013.

  5. Universal range data acquisition for educational laboratories using Microsoft Kinect. 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23 - 26, 2013.

  6. Integration of augmented reality into the CAD process. 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23 - 26, 2013.

  7. Integration of a real-time remote experiment into a multi-player game laboratory environment. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA, November 9 - 15, 2012.

  8. Design of remote laboratory experiments using LabVIEW Web services. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA, November 9 - 15, 2012.

  9. Capturing assembly constraints of experimental setups in a virtual laboratory environment. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA, November 9 - 15, 2012.

  10. Evaluation of the learning effectiveness of game-based and hands-on gear train laboratories. 42nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, October 3 - 6, 2012.

  11. Overcoming the limitations of current online laboratory systems using game-based virtual environments. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'11, Denver, Colorado, USA, November 11 - 17, 2011.

  12. Assessment of the pilot implementation of a game-based gear design laboratory. 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA, October 12 - 15, 2011.

  13. Educational use of virtual worlds for engineering students. 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26 - 29, 2011.

  14. Development of a modularized architecture for remote-access laboratories. 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26 - 29, 2011.

  15. A game-based laboratory for gear design. 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26 - 29, 2011.

  16. Review of the State of the Art in Virtual Learning Environments based on Multi-player Computer Games. 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas, USA, June 14 - 17, 2009.

  17. A remotely accessed flow rig student laboratory. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 31 - November 6, 2008.

  18. A review of applications of computer games in education and training. 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA, October 22 - 25, 2008.

  19. A scheduling system for shared online laboratory resources. 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA, October 22 - 25, 2008.

  20. Online wind tunnel laboratory. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June 22 - 25, 2008.

  21. Piloting a game-based virtual learning environment. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June 22 - 25, 2008.

  22. A framework for sharing online laboratory resources. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'07, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10 - 16, 2007.

  23. Linking computer game engines with remote experiments. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'07, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10 - 16, 2007.

  24. On the assembly of experimental setups in virtual laboratory environments. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'07, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10 - 16, 2007.

  25. An architecture for real-time remote laboratories. 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 24 - 27, 2007.

  26. Enhancing the learning experience using simulation and experimentation to teach mechanical vibrations. 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 24 - 27, 2007.

  27. An architecture for virtual laboratory experimentation. 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 18 - 21, 2006.

  28. A virtual laboratory on fluid mechanics. 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 18 - 21, 2006, (Best Paper Award).

  29. Integrating concepts of decision making and uncertainty into engineering design education. 33rd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boulder, Colorado, USA, November 5 - 8, 2003.

  30. Remote engineering laboratories for asynchronous learning networks. 8th Sloan-C Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 8 - 10, 2002.

  31. Enhancing the engineering curriculum through project-based learning. 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, November 6 - 9, 2002.

  32. A scalable system architecture for remote experimentation. 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, November 6 - 9, 2002.

  33. Assessment of an open laboratory approach using experimental stations with remote access. Second ABET National Conference on Outcomes Assessment for Program Improvement, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, October 31 - November 1, 2002.

  34. Remote experimentation - one building block in online engineering education. 2002 ASEE/SEFI/TUB International Colloquium "Global Changes in Engineering Education", Berlin, Germany, October 1 - 4, 2002, (invited).

  35. Expanding the undergraduate laboratory experience using Web technology. 2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, June 24 - 27, 2001.

  36. An open approach to undergraduate laboratories. 2000 Fall Regional Conference of the Middle Atlantic Section of ASEE, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, November 3 - 4, 2000.

  37. Remotely accessible laboratory approach for undergraduate education. 2000 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, June 18 - 21, 2000.

  38. Knowledge-based part and process design for metal forging. SAE'99 International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, USA, March 1 - 4, 1999.

  39. Contact and restraining force modeling in FEM for sheet metal forming. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'98, Anaheim, California, USA, November 15 - 20, 1998.

  40. An Internet-based remote-access approach to undergraduate laboratory education. 1998 Fall Regional Conference of the Middle Atlantic Section of ASEE, Washington, DC, USA, November 6 - 7, 1998.

  41. An integrated approach to product and process design in metal forging. The 5th Annual Concurrent Engineering and Integrated Product Design Conference CEIPD'98, East Hanover, New Jersey, USA, September 24, 1998.

  42. Analysis of multi-stage deep-drawing processes. PMA Exposition and Symposium METALFORM'98, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, May 31 - June 3, 1998.

  43. The effect of modeling parameters and bending on two-dimensional sheet metal forming simulation. SAE'98 International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, USA, February 23 - 26, 1998.

  44. Review of failure analysis in sheet metal forming simulations. NUMISHEET'96, Dearborn, Michigan, USA, September 29 - October 3, 1996.

  45. Process sequence design for round sheet metal parts. SAE'95 International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, USA, February 27 - March 2, 1995.

Other Presentations

  1. An architecture for virtual laboratory experimentation. Poster presentation at the 5th Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education "Engineering Education in the Americas and Beyond", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 9 - 12, 2006, (invited).

  2. A virtual laboratory on fluid mechanics. Poster presentation at the 5th Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education "Engineering Education in the Americas and Beyond", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 9 - 12, 2006, (invited).

  3. Recent developments in remote experimentation. Presentation, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 19, 2003, (invited).

  4. Implementation of assessment procedures into the mechanical engineering curriculum. Poster presentation at the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, June 24 - 27, 2001.

  5. Integrated product and process design for bulk and sheet metal forming. Presentation, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, USA, November 5, 1998, (invited).