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Dr. Raj Desai

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Title
Professor
Department
Engineering
Location
McCoy Engineering Hall
Room
105A

Other Positions

Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Texas, Permian Basin M.B.A.
Bangalore University B.E., Electronics Engineering
Texas A&M University M.S., Electrical Engineering
University of Northern Iowa Doctor of Industrial Technology
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Chair, McCoy School of Engineering 08/01/2015
University of Texas, Permian Basin Chair, Undergraduate Studies, College of Business & Engineering 08/01/2004 08/01/2015

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Desai, R. 2022. Model Online Industrial Technology Programs, Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology.

·         Desai, R. 2021. Technology Programs for the Working Professional, Journal of Environmental Science, Computer Science and Engineering & Technology.

  • Desai, R. 2020. Planning, Developing, and Implementing Service Learning Projects. Journal of Innovative Ideas in Engineering and Technology.
  • Desai, R. 2019. Implementing 3D Printing in the Curriculum. Journal of Quality ManagementSystems, Applied Engineering, and Technology Management.
  • Desai, R. 2019. Adapting to Change: Designing Collapsible Products for Space Optimization.Journal of Quality Management Systems, Applied Engineering, and Technology Management.
  • Desai, R. 2018. Project Based Innovation to Improve Pallet Recycling. American Journal of Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 3.
  • Desai, R. 2017. Teaching Innovation to Freshman Engineering Students. Journal of Quality Management Systems, Applied Engineering, and Technology Management, Volume 7, Issue 2.
  • Desai, R. 2016. Online Education for the Working Professional. International Journal of New Technologies in Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 1, January 2016, ISSN 2349-0780.
  • Desai, R. 2015. Current Issues in Higher Education: Faculty Productivity, Distance Education, Course Assessment, and Online Proctoring, International Journal of Research in Business and Technology, Volume 6, No. 3, June 2015.

 

RECENT PROCEEDINGS

  • Desai, R. 2019. Innovative Designs for Space Optimization. ASEE Gulf Southwest AnnualConference Proceeding.
  • Desai, R. 2018. Projects for Pallet Recycling in a Solid Modeling Course. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.
  • Desai, R. 2017. Innovative Projects by Freshmen Engineering Students. InternationalConference on Industrial Engineering & Technology Management Conference Proceeding.
  • Desai, R. 2017. Teaching Innovation to Freshmen Engineering Students. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.
  • Desai, R. 2016. Online Technology Education for the Working Professional. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Desai, R. 2022. Robot Programming to Simulate Warehouse Logistics, UGRCA Presentation, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, April 20, 2022.

  • Desai, R. 2021. Technology Programs for the Working Professional, International Mechatronics Conference, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, Sept 29 – Oct. 1, 2021.
  • Desai, R., Innovative Designs for Space Optimization. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, March 2019.
  • Desai, R., Innovative Projects Using Recycled Pallets. ASEE Gulf Southwest AnnualConference, April 2018.
  • Desai, R., Innovative Projects by Freshmen Engineering Students. International Conferenceon Industrial Engineering & Technology Management Conference, April 2017.
  • Desai, R., Online Technology Education for the Working Professional. ASEE Gulf Southwest    Annual Conference, March 2016.
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RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

  • Completed CSA and Title IX Training on March 19, 2022.

Attended online Next Generation Manufacturing Workshop from July 12 - 15, 2021.

  • Attended ABET Institutional Representative Webinar on August 18, 2020.
  • Attended NSULA Risk-Mitigation Virtual Workshop on July 28, 2020.
  • Attended ASME ABET Virtual Workshop on May 28, 2020.
  • Attended Creating a Service Learning Designated Course on January 15, 2020.
  • Visited Echometer in Wichita Falls on October 24, 2019.
  • Visited Pratt & Whitney in Wichita Falls on August 22, 2019.
  • Visited Toyota Manufacturing Plant in San Antonio on July 25, 2019.
  • Visited H.E.B. Distribution Center in San Marcos on July 24, 2019.
  • Visited WPT Power in Wichita Falls on May 15, 2019. They are doing a senior design project with us.
  • Attended Senior Design presentation at Arconic on May 9, 2019. Kentzie Rhodes, Process Engineer at Arconic, a 2018 graduate from MSU was in charge of the project.