Jahangir Ansari

Engineering and Computer Science

Associate Professor

Phone Number 804-524-1071

Office Phone Number Engineering & Technology Building, 100G

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Seoul National University , 1983
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University , 1979
  • BS in Manufacturing (Production) Engineering, Iran University of Science and technology, 1972 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • CAD/CAM/CAE
  • Virtual Manufacturing
  • Structural Health Monitoring and Modal Analysis 

COURSES TAUGHT

  • MANE 450, Manufacturing Design Implementation
  • MANE 499, Special Topics (Introduction to Finite Element Method)
  • MANE 461, Senior Project I
  • MANE 462, Senior Project II
  • MANE 415, Project Engineering and Management
  • MANE 310, CAD/CAM
  • MANE 210, Manufacturing Process II
  • ENGR 315, Dynamics
  • ENGR 313, Thermal Engineering
  • ENGR 305, Materials Engineering
  • ENGR 210, Statics and Strength of Materials
  • ENGR 200, Engineering Graphics
  • ENGR 102, Introduction to Engineering II
  • ENGR 101, Introduction to Engineering I
  • DRFT 369, Architectural Drafting
  • DRFT 362, Computer Aided Drafting & Design
  • MCET 102, Machines Laboratory  

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Computer Aided Reverse Engineering of a Toy Car”, proceeding of 2013 ASEE annual conference.
  • “Design Experience in a Manufacturing Engineering Program”, proceeding of 2010 ASEE annual conference.
  • “Impact and Merit of the VSU HBCU-UP on the Undergraduate STEM Education”, proceeding of 2010 ASEE annual conference.
  • “Enhancing Undergraduate Research Infrastructure”, proceeding of 2009 ASEE annual conference.
  • “Outcome Assessment Process in a Manufacturing Engineering Program”, proceeding of 2008 ASEE annual conference.
  • “CIM Lab to Support Manufacturing Design Implementation Course in Manufacturing Engineering”, proceeding of 2007 ASEE annual conference.
  • “Hands on Solid Modeling Experiences in a Course Project”, proceeding of 2007 ASEE annual conference.
  • “Finite Element Vibration Analysis and Modal Testing of Bells”, Proceedings of The 2006 IJME – INTERTECH Conference.
  • “Instrumentation for Vibration and Modal Testing - A Senior Design Project”, proceeding of 2006 ASEE annual conference. 

AWARDS

  • HBCU UP (T-STEM) “ Implementation Grant: Trojan STEM II – Moving From Restructuring to Implementation, (Funded by NSF, $1,750,000), Co-PI
  • HBCU UP (T-STEM) “Trojan Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics” (Funded by NSF, $2,500,000), Co-PI
  • MSEIP “Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program” (Funded by US Department of Education, $297,000), PI
  • VSU/DUPONT-PREP “Pre-College Readiness Enrichment Program” (Funded by VSU & DUPONT), Co-PI
  • Research Initiative Grant – RIG, Funded by Virginia State University , PI