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Ash Brown

Emeritus

Contact

Phone: 209.946.3091
Email: abrown@pacific.edu

Office Location

CSB 104

Education

Registered Professional Engineer, Connecticut License #12057

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

Design Analytis of "Green Power" Systems
Finite Element Analytics
Fluid Dynamics
Thermal Sciences Professional Background
Solar Energy

 

Vibrational analysis of human Masseter muscles in patients with TMJ
Development of finite element learning modules for undergraduate engineering students
Finite elemental analysis of complex systems
Using "Myers-Briggs Personality" and "Felder-Soloman Learning Style" methods to improve undergraduate engineering education.

 

Journal Publications

Ashland O. Brown, Kristen Kaufman, Christina White, Daniel Jensen, Joseph Rencis and Kristin L. Wood, A Novel Assessment Methodology for Active Learning Modules to Equitably Enhance Engineering Education, accepted for publication in the International Journal of Engineering Education, January 2010.

Josh Coffman, Sachin Terdalkar, Joseph Rencis, and Ashland O. Brown, Finite Element Learning Module for Improving Knowledge of Fatigue using Commercial Software, referred paper accepted for publication b the Journal Advances in Engineering Education, January 2010.

Conference Publications

Ashland Brown, co-authored with Drs. Joseph Rencis, Dan D. Jensen, Paul H. Schimpf, Richard H. Crawford, Ismail Orabi, Kyle Watson, Jiancheng Liu, firas Akasheh, Joh Wood, Kathy Jackson, Rachelle K. Hackett, Ms. Ella Rose Sargent, and Mr. Brock Dunlap,Assessment of Finite Element Active Learning Modules: An Update in Research Findings,presented at the June 2013 American society of Engineering Education's Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Ashland Brown, co-authored with Drs. Joseph Rencis, Dan D. Jensen, Paul H. Schimpf, Kristin Wood, Ismail Orabi, Kyle Watson, Jiancheng Liu, Firas Akasheh, John wood, Kathy Jackson, Rachelle K. Hackett, Mr. Krystian Zimowski, Ms. Kristin Taylor and Ms. Alexis Pham. Improving Student Learning using Finite Element Learning Modules: An Update of Research Findings, presented at the June 2012 American society of Engineering Education's annual Conference in San Antonio, TX. 

Ashland Brown, co-authored with Drs. Joseph Rencis, Dan D. Jensen, Paul H. Schimpf, Kristin Wood, Ismail Orabi, Kyle Watson Jiancheng Liu, Firas Akasheh, John Wood, Kathy Jackson, Rachelle K. Hackett and Mr. Krystian Zimowski.,  Online Finite Element Tutorials as Active Learning Tools, presented at the June 2011 American society of Engineering Education's Annual Conference in Vancouver, B.C.

Ashland O. Brown and Kyle Watson, Finite Element Analysis Tutorials for Undergraduate Heat Transfer Course, referred paper accepted by the American Society of Engineering Education at the Pacific Southwest Section Conference in San Diego, CA, March 2009.

Ashland O. Brown, and Jiancheng Liu, Enhancing Machine Design and Analysis Courses through Introducing Design and Finite Element Analysis Projects, referred paper accepted by the American Society of Engineering Education Pacific Southwest Section Conference in Flagstaff, AZ, March 2008.

Ashland O. Brown, Joseph Rencis, Vladimir Labay, Paul Shimpf, Chuan-Chiang Chen and Essam Irahim, Finite Element Learning Modules for Undergraduate Engineering Topics using Commercial Software, referred paper accepted by American Society of Engineering Education National Conference, In Pittsburg, PA, June 22, 2008.

Ashland O. Brown, Casimir Leknius and Howard Chi, Poster Session, Utilizing the Laser Vibrometer in Measuring the Muscle Activity of the Masseter Muscle, Frontiers of Bioengineering American Society of Mechanical Engineering Conference in Santa Anna, CA, March 2006.

Ashland O. Brown, Undergraduate Finite Element Instruction using Commercial Finite Element Software Tutorials and Kolb Learning Cycle, referred paper accepted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Pittsburg, PA, November 18, 2004.

Ashland O. Brown, New Initiatives in the National Science Foundation Engineering Directorate, referred paper accepted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers at the Sixth Non-Destructive Engineering Topical Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 2, 2000.

 

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