July 27 - 29, 2009     McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
 
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  Technical Program


Tuesday, July 28 Session I: Engineering Education
Session II: Design for a Sustainable Society
Session III: Product Design

Session IV: Outcome Based Engineering Education
Session V: Design Education
Session VI: Information & Software Tools for Engineering Education

Session VII: Engineering Education
Session VIII:  Design Education
Session IX:  Innovation Tools for Engineering Education

Wednesday, July 29 Session X: Engineering Education
Session XI: Design Education
Session XII: Design Practice


 
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
10:00 am – 12:05 pm
Session I: Engineering Education (Top)
10:00 am – 10:25 am Reinforcing learning in engineering education by alternating between theory, simulation and experiments
P. Kurowsky, R.O. Buchal, U. of Western Ontario, Ontario
10:25 am – 10:50 am Learning product development process modeling from a real case
A. Marx, I.C. Paula, R.F. Souza, Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
10:50 am – 11:15 am Capstone Design in Engineering and Society at McMaster University
C. Churchill, B. Baetz, McMaster U., Ontario
11:15 am – 11:40 am Entrepreneurial Education in Engineering Curricula at the University of Toronto
A. Tran, J.C. Paradi, U. of Toronto, Ontario
11:40 am – 12:05 pm Using Design Case Studies to Promote Group Learning and Foster Teamwork Skills
O. Nespoli, W.S. Owen, S.B. Lambert

  Session II: Design for a Sustainable Society (Top)
10:00 am – 10:25 am A framework for combining sustainability criteria with stakeholder requirements at the early stage of product idea generation process
F. Baki, M.H. Wang, U. of Windsor, Ontario
10:25 am – 10:50 am Using cost analysis as a tool for combining design for assembly and design for Disassembly at the early stage of sustainable product development process
R. Memary, U. Teknologi Malaisya, Malaysia
10:50 am – 11:15 am Another Perspective on Success and Failure Case Studies in Civil Engineering Design The Gardiner Expressway
D. Panesar, P. Berjis, U. of Toronto, Ontario
11:15 am – 11:40 am Enhancing the Sustainability Content of a Civil Engineering Undergraduate Curriculum
C. Kennedy, P. Byer, K. Pressnail, M. Touchie, M. Bentz, M. Roorda, W. Vandenberg,
U. of Toronto, Ontario
11:40 am – 12:05 pm Conceptual Design of a Zero CO2 Emissions Fossil Fuel Power Plant
A. Nadim, V. Mahalec, McMaster U., Ontario

  Session III: Product Design (Top)
10:00 am – 10:25 am An object-oriented pattern language for engineering design
Y. Khanal, R. Buchal, U. of Western Ontario, Ontario
10:25 am – 10:50 am Automatic Digitizing and Reproduction of Hand Crafted 3D Shapes and Art Work
A. Spence, Y. Jiang, S.L. Sahi, McMasyter, U., Ontario
10:50 am – 11:15 am Decision making under uncertainty using a vehicle multilevel model:
Approach to targets allocation

A. Chokri, J-Y. Trepanier, C. Tribes, P. Fenyes, X. Gu, Ecole polytechnique de Montreal, Quebec, General Motors Development Centre, Ontario
11:15 am – 11:40 am Simultaneous QFD-based Optimization of a Manufacturing System for Multiproduct Operation
G. B. Bacioiu, Z. J. Pasek, U. of Western Ontario, Ontario
11:40 am – 12:05 pm A Comparison of Biomimetic Design and TRIZ Applied to the Design of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell
L.H. Shu, K. Fung, A. Mazza, J.S. Wallace, J. Currie, U. of Toronto, Ontario
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:35 pm Session IV: Outcome Based Engineering Education (Top)
1:30 pm – 1:55 pm CDIO, a syllabus for the creation of Engineering Curricula based on outcomes
M.G. Britton, C. Fortin, U. of Manitoba, Manitoba
1:55 pm – 2:20 pm The Global Engineer: An Implementation of Outcomes based Accreditation Requirements
J. Fischbein, Engineers Without Borders, Ontario
2:20 pm – 2:45 pm Information Literacy in CEAB's Accreditation Criteria: The Hidden Attribute
S. Murphy, N. Saleh, Queen's U. Ontario
2:45 pm – 3:10 pm Development of processes and criteria for CEAB graduate attribute assessment
B. Frank, Queen's U., Ontario

  Session V: Design Education (Top)
1:30 pm – 1:55 pm Engineering Design in the Creative Age
R. Fleisig, H. Mahler, V. Mahalec, McMaster U., Ontario College of Arts and Design, Ontario
1:55 pm – 2:20 pm Teaching Engineering Design and Communication in First Year Using Rube Goldberg Projects
D. de Montingy, H. Smithson, C. Wright, U. of Regina, Saskatchewan
2:20 pm – 2:45 pm Holistic Understanding for Design -- Theory of Technical Systems
W. E. Eder, Royal Military College, Ontario
2:45 pm – 3:10 pm Design-Build Project Approach in a First Year Engineering Design Course
G. Platanitis, R. Pop-Iliev, U.of Ontario Institute of Technology, Ontario

  Session VI: Information & Software Tools for Engineering Education (Top)
1:30 pm – 1:55 pm MineWiki: the use of Wiki Technology as a Tool in a Senior Mine Design Course
N. Saleh, S. McKinnon, Queen's U. , Ontario
1:55 pm – 2:20 pm Tools and methods for paperless student design projects
R. Buchal, A. Perkins, U. of Western Ontario, Ontario
2:20 pm – 2:45 pm A Practical Approach to Develop Information Seeking Skills of Engineering Students
J. Brousseau, X-F. Mauppin, A. El Oufi, Université du Québec à Rumouski
2:45 pm – 3:10 pm Novel Method to Teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses by a Modern Multimedia-Based Approach
R. Phan, Ryerson U., Ontario
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Break
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Session VII: Engineering Education (Top)
3:30 pm – 3:55 pm Examining the Agreement Between Student and Instructor Task
Perceptions in a Complex Engineering Design Task

A.F. Hadwin, M. Oshige, M. Miller, P. Wild, U. of British Columbia, British Columbia
3:55 pm – 4:20 pm Design process assessment for K-12 and engineering students
B.M. Frank, D.S. Strong, J.P. Boudreau, Queen's U., Ontario
4:20 pm – 4:45 pm Introducing the UBC Chair in Design Engineering
A. Hodgson, P.B. Kruchten, U. of British Columbia, British Columbia

  Session VIII: Design Education (Top)
3:30 pm – 3:55 pm Approaches that Help Students Generate New Design Solutions
Y. Zeng, Concordia U., Quebec, S. Yao, U. of New Brunswick, New Brunswick
3:55 pm – 4:20 pm Improving Problem Solving and Solution Design Skills Using Problem Flow Coaches in Capstone Projects
P. Rousseau, N. Khomenko, U. of Windsor, Ontario
4:20 pm – 4:45 pm Integrating Design Throughout the Curriculum Using Case Studies
S. Lambert, U. of Waterloo, Ontario

  Session IX: Innovation Tools for Engineering Education (Top)
3:30 pm – 3:55 pm Physical and Virtual Environment for Automation Education Engineers and Technicians
J. Brousseau, D. Paradis, A. El Ouafi, J-S. Dechenes, S. Loubert,
Université du Québec à Rumouski
3:55 pm – 4:20 pm The Use of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY in the Engineering Design Classroom
L. L. Bulmer, U. of New Brunswick, New Brunswick
4:20 pm – 4:45 pm Teaching Experimental design methodology Using Tools and Toys
L. Lye, Memorial University, Newfoundland
5:30 pm
Buses depart for Dinner Venue (Memorial Warplane Museum)
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Dinner

Speaker:
Eugene Roman, CIO, Open Text
 
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
10:45 am – 12:25 pm Session X: Engineering Education (Top)
10:45 am – 11:10 am Collaborative Design Practice Involving Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE)
J. Mikkeslon, W.L. Cleghorn, A. Steeves, P. Bastani, U. of British Columbia, British Columbia
11:10 am – 11:35 am Examining the Value of Engineering Practice Modules in Final Year Civil Engineering
J. Blatz, M.G. Britton, U. of Manitoba, Manitoba
11:35 am – 12:00 pm Assessing Peer Evaluation:
A Comparative Study of Peer Evaluation Methods Used in an Engineering Design Course

P. Ostafichuk, C.F. Jones, U. of British Columbia, British Columbia
12:00 pm – 12:25 pm A Case Study in Systematic and Methodical Design Engineering
W.E. Eder, P.J. Hefferman, Royal Military College, Ontario

10:45 am – 11:10 pm Session XI: Design Education (Top)
10:45 am – 11:10 am Integration of Art and Design in Mechanical Engineering
M. Ackerman, C. Stout, C. Gajewski, U. of Alberta, Alberta
11:10 am – 11:35 am Team Design Competitions - In or Out ?
B. Surgenor, R. Ben Mrad, Queen's U., U. of Toronto, Ontario
11:35 am – 12:00 pm First-Year Engineering Bicycle Dissection as an Introduction to Sustainable Design
T. Doyle, B.W. Baetz; B. Lopes, McMaster U., Ontario
12:00 pm – 12:25 pm The Design of a Collaboration Rubric from its Value System
F. Salustri, M. Hunter, Ryerson U., Ontario

10:45 am – 11:10 pm Session XII: Design Practice (Top)
10:45 am – 11:10 am Cause and Effect: Analysing the role and effectiveness of a design student's process book
J. Park, H. Hang, Korea
11:10 am – 11:35 am The use of Bionics and semantic panel for a product development
A. Marx, R.F. Santos, Federal U. of Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
11:35 am – 12:00 pm Four Cases from Social Sciences and Their Implications to Engineering Design
S. Li, Concordia U., Quebec
12:00 pm – 12:25 pm Biomimetic Design of a Multi-Layered Dust Protection System for Optical Instruments Operating in the Lunar Environment
M.R. Davidson, D.C. Bligh, N. Maloney, C. McKnight, W. Young, A. Warkentin, Dalhousie U., Nova Scotia; L.H. Shu, U. of Toronto, Ontario; M.-J. Potvin, Canadian Space Agency, Quebec

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch

Award presentation
Best student work.
1:30 am – 2:45 pm Session X: Engineering Education (continued) (Top)
1:30 am – 1:55 am Can Research be Taught?
M. Abdulla, Y.R. Shayan, Concordia U., Quebec
1:55 am – 2:20 am Building the Big Picture:
A comparison of First Year Design Courses in Engineering and Industrial Design

R. Britton, B. Burns, U. of Manitoba, Manitoba; Carleton U., Ontario
2:20 am– 2:45 pm Multimedia Pre-Lab Training and Testing
B. Korst, U. of Toronto, Ontario

1:30 am – 2:45 pm Session XI: Design Education (continued)(Top)
1:30 am – 1:55 am Design Beyond "Doing"
P. Winkelman, U. of British Columbia, British Columbia
1:55 am – 2:20 am Teaching Ethics in Software Engineering Design Education
W-J. Jens, U. of Victoria, British Columbia
2:20 am– 2:45 pm Undergraduate Design Education: Robust Design through Operability
T. Marlin, McMaster U., Ontario

1:30 am – 2:45 pm Session XII: Design Practice (continued) (Top)
1:30 am – 1:55 am Process Mapping to Understand the Role of Human Factors in Design
A.J. Lim, W.P. Neuman, Ryerson U., Ontario
1:55 am – 2:20 am The effects of language stimuli on design creativity
I. Chiu, L.H. Shu, U. of Toronto, Ontario
2:20 am– 2:45 pm The Chair Project: Firmness, Commodity, and an emphasis on Delight
E.C. English, U. of Waterloo, Ontario

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Closing Remarks
 
         
     
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