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STEAM-H BOOKS Series (B. Toni, Ed. Springer)

A compilation publication of all the STEAM-H Seminar Series Speakers is available Free download to VSU Community through VSU Library

  • Bridging Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering and Technology (2012) 
  • Advances in Interdisciplinary Mathematical Research (2013)
  • New Frontiers of Multidisciplinary Research in STEAM-H (2014)
  • Interdisciplinary Mathematical Research and Applications. (To appear Spring 2016)
  • News Trends and Advanced Methods in Interdisciplinary Research. (Upcoming) 
  • Zhenhua Wu, Nasser Ghariban, “PLM-based Digital Design Manufacturing and Process Monitoring of an Impeller Manufacturing-A Senior Project at Virginia State University”, 122st American Society of Engineering Education-ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, 2015
  • Zhenhua Wu, Nasser Ghariban, “Design of Laboratory Apparatus for Temperature Prediction in Turning Process”, 121st American Society of Engineering Education-ASEE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2014
  • Zhenhua Wu, Marthony Hobgood, Mathias Wolf, “Energy Mapping and Optimization in Rough Machining of Impellers”, 11th ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, VA, 2016
  • Singli Garcia, Nasser Ghariban, Fedra Adnani, “Reform the Intro to Engineering course For Retaining Minority Engineering Freshmen”, 120th American Society of Engineering Education-ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 2013
  • Ghariban, N., 2013, “A Galerkin Method Solution of Heat Transfer Problems in Closed Channeles: Fluid Flow Analysis”, Advanced in Interdisciplinary Mathematical Research, Springer, New York, pp. 191-212.
  • Ghariban, N. “Prediction of temperature distribution during induction heating in manufacturing of wires,” Proceeding Interwire Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2011
  • Agrawal, K. Awasthi, Shantanu & Evans, Eugene August,2015. “Comparison of Various Modeling in Understanding the Relation between Single Fiber Tenacity & Its Bundle.” American Journal of Material Science, Accepted for Publication ID:100100227
  • P. A. Manohar, S. Acharya, P. Wu, A. Ansari, W. Schilling, Integrated Active Learning Tools for Enhanced Pedagogy in a Software Engineering Course, will be appeared in the J. of Computer in Education
  • P. A. Manohar, S. Acharya, P. Wu, A. Ansari, W. Schilling, Case Study-Based Educational Tools for Teaching a Software V&V Course at the Undergraduate Level, Proceeding of 122nd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, 2015
  • S. Acharya, P. A. Manohar, P. Wu, A. Ansari, W. Schilling,” Collaborative Education: Building a Skilled Software Verification and Validation User Community” , J. of Computer in Education, 2013, ISSN# 736-8607
  • A. Ansari, “HBCU-UP Undergraduate Bridge, A Successful Recruitment Model” Proceeding ASEE Annual Meeting, 2011
  • A. Ansari, “Impact and Merit Of The VSU HBCU-UP On The Undergraduate STEM Education”, Proceeding ASEE Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Jahangir Ansari, “Computer Aided Reverse Engineering of a Toy Car”, proceeding of 2013 ASEE annual conference.
  • Jahangir Ansari, “Design Experience in a Manufacturing Engineering Program”, proceeding of 2010 ASEE annual conference.
  • Amir Javaheri, Nasser Ghariban, Jahangir Ansari, “A Comprehensive Project- Based Program Outcome Assessment Plan: Closing the Feed Back Loop”, presented in 2007 Best Assessment Processes IX symposium, Rose Holman Institute of Technology.
  • Jahangir Ansari and Yun Kim, “Instrumentation for Vibration and Modal Testing - A Senior Design Project”, proceeding of 2006 ASEE annual conference, Session 1644.
  • Jahangir Ansari, “Finite Element Vibration Analysis and Modal Testing of Bells”, Proceedings of The 2006 IJME – INTERTECH Conference.
  • Hill, O, Serpell, Z, and Faison, MO (2015). The Efficacy of the LearningRx Cognitive Training Program: Modality and Transfer Effects The Journal of Experimental Education. DOI: 10.1080/00220973.2015.1065218
  • Quick, QA and Faison, MO (2012). CHOP and caspase 3 induction underlie glioblastoma cell death in response to endoplasmic reticulum stress. Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine 3 (3), 487-492.
  • Hill, O., Serpell, Z. & Faison, M. (in press). Improving minority student mathematics performance through cognitive training. In L.A. Flowers, J. Moore, and L. O. Flowers (Eds.), The Evolution of Learning: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, University Press of America.
  • Jairam R., C. A. d’Orgeix, C. H. d’Orgeix, and A. Harris. 2016. Range extension and distribution of the invasive Moreau’s tropical house gecko Hemidactylus mabouia (Moreau de Jonnès, 1818) (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Suriname. Checklist: In press.
  • d’Orgeix C.A., V. Klimkowski and R. VanDePoel-Versloot. 2015. Rhinella Marina (Cane Toads) reproductive costs. Herpetological Review 46: 419.
  • d’Orgeix C., I. Monagan Jr., K. Robinson, P. Scott, R. Jairam. 2015. Male size and reproductive success in the three-striped poison-dart frog, Ameerega trivittata Herpetological Review 46: 72-73.
  • d’Orgeix C., T. Mathies, B. Ellison, K. Johnson, I. Monagan Jr., T. Young. 2013. Northern Mexican Gartersnakes, Thamnophis eques megalops, feeding on Mexican Spadefoots, Spea multiplicata in an Ephemeral Pond. Herpetological Review 44: 213-215.
  • d'Orgeix, C.A., T. Mathies and N.D. Bridgers. 2011. Slevin's bunchgrass lizard (Sceloporus slevini) population barely extant on the Sonoita Plain, Arizona. Herpetological.Review. 42:166-169.
  • H. D. Chirra, D. Biswal, J. Z. Hilt, “Gold Nanoparticles and Surfaces: Nanodevices for Diagnostics and Therapeutics”, in Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems (NPDDS) II: Formulation and Characterization, Y. Pathak, D. Thassu, eds., Informa Healthcare USA Inc, 2009, 90-114.
  • B. Peeples, V. Goornavar, C. Peeples, D. Spence, V. Parker, C. Bell, D. Biswal, G.T. Ramesh, A.K. Pradhan, “Structural, stability, magnetic and toxicity studies of nanocrystalline Iron Oxide and Cobalt Ferrites for biomedical applications”, J Nanoparticle Res, 16, 2290, 2014.
  • A. K. Pradhan, C. Samantaray, R. Mundle, T. Birdsong, K. Santiago, D. Biswal, V. Goornavar, G. T. Ramesh, “Self-Assembly of DNA Nanostructures on Electron Beam Lithographically Patterned Templates for Biomedical and Nanoelectronic Sensor Applications”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 161(2), B3023-B3027, 2014.
  • A. K. Pradhan, C. Samantaray, M Arslan, H Dondapati, T Birdsong, K Santiago , D Biswal, “Self-Assembly of Aligned One Dimensional ZnO Nanorod Arrays on Electron Beam Lithographically Patterned Templates for Sensor Applications” ECS Trans., 58(40), 33-40, 2014.
  • D. Biswal, B. N. Peeples, C Peeples, A. K. Pradhan, “ Tuning of magnetic properties in cobalt ferrite by varying Fe+2 and Co+2 molar ratios”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 345, 1, 2013.
  • P. Wattamwar, D. Biswal, D. Cochran, A. Lyvers, R. E. Eitel, K. W. Anderson, J. Z. Hilt, T. Dziubla, "Synthesis and characterization of poly(antioxidant β- amino ester) for controlled release of polyphenolic antioxidants", Acta Biomaterialia, 8, 2529, 2012.
  • D. Biswal, B. N. Peeples, D. Spence, C. Peeples, C. Bell, A. K. Pradhan, “ Synthesis and characterization of functionalized magnetic nanoparticles”, SPIE, 8344, 834416, 2012.
  • D. Biswal, P. Wattamwar, T. Dziubla, J. Z. Hilt, “Poly(β-amino ester ) hydrogel synthesis by a novel single step polymerization method” Polymer, 52, 5985, 2011.
  • H. D. Chirra, T. Sexton, D. Biswal, L. B. Hersh, J. Z. Hilt, “Catalase coupled gold nanoparticles: Comparison between carbodiimide and biotin-streptavidin methods”, Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 2865, 2011.
  • N.S. Satarkar, D. Biswal, J.Z. Hilt, “Hydrogel Nanocomposites: A Review of applications as remote controlled biomaterials” Soft Matter, 6, 2364, 2010.
  • S. Yu, A. Luo, D. Biswal, J. Z. Hilt, D. A. Puleo, “ Lysozyme-imprinted polymer synthesized using UV free-radical polymerization”, Talanta, 83, 156, 2010.
  • D. Biswal, J. Z. Hilt, “Analysis of oxygen inhibition in photopolymerizations of hydrogel micropatterns using FTIR imaging”, Macromolecules, 42, 973, 2009.
  • H. D. Chirra, D. Biswal, J.Z. Hilt, “Responsive hydrogel nanostructures synthesized via microcontact printing and ATRP” Polymers for Advanced Technologies, DOI: 10.1002/pat1576, 2009.
  • D. Biswal, H. D. Chirra, J. Z. Hilt, “Fabrication of hydrogel microstructures using polymerization controlled by microcontact printing (PCμCP)” Biomedical Microdevices, 10, 213, 2008.
  • Clark, V. R. & Hill, O. W. (2009). Body mass and cardiovascular reactivity to racism in African American college students. Ethnicity & Disease, 19, 2-6.
  • Boyd, K., Clark, V., Brady, C., Brooke, J. & Perkins. (2016) Body Image and Body Weight Perceptions as Predictors of Health Related Risk Behaviors among African American College Students. EMS: 51756719955. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Invention.
  • Clark, V.R., Greenberg, B., Harris, T.S., & Carson, B.L. (2012). Body mass index and waist circumference predictors of cardiovascular risk in African Americans. Journal of Ethnicity & Disease, 22, 162-167.
  • Clark, V.R., Boyd, K., Hill, O. W., Serpell, Z. (2013). Cognitive Skills and BMI on Cardiovascular Responses to Stress. Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders, 2, 6-11.
  • Clark, V. R., Perkins, P., Carson, B.L., Boyd, K., & Jefferson, T.M. (2015). Fasting serum glucose and cholesterol as predictors of cardiovascular reactivity to acute stress in a sample of African American college students. Ethnicity & Disease, 25, 2.
  • Perkins, P., Boyd, K., & Brady, C. (2015). Examining the Link between Cigarette Experimentation and Continued Risk Practices among African American College Students. Journal of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism, 3(3), 1037-1039.
  • Perkins, P., Scherer, S., Palmer, K., & Talley, C. (2015). Do Time Perspective and Year in School Influence GPA in African American College Students? American Journal of Educational Studies, 7(1), 65-72.
  • Boyd, K., Perkins, P., Lawrence, K., Sutherland, J., & Blake, K. (2015). The Female Condom: Knowledge, Image, and Power. Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships, 1(3), 97-112.
  • Boyd, K., Perkins, P., Greenberg, B., & Stevens, L. (2014). Utilizing a Qualitative and Quantitative Approach to Examine Substance Use and Parental Communication among African American youth. Psychology, 5, 1743-1749.