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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. 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. 2021. Robot Programming to Simulate Warehouse Logistics, International Mechatronics Conference, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, Sept 29 – Oct. 1, 2021.

  • 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

·      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.