Geneva College

 
David W. Shaw

David ShawOffice Phone: 724-847-6768
dws@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Mechanical Engineering
    • Thermal and Reaction Engineering
    • Applied Fluid and Thermal Instrumentation

Degrees Received

  • Ph.D., 1988, The Ohio State University
  • M.S, 1986, The Ohio State University
  • B.S.M.E., 1983, Geneva College

Courses Taught

  • EGR 100 - Engineering: Calling and Vocation
  • EGR 101 - Introduction to Engineering
  • EGR 315 - Transport Processes
  • EGR 481/482 - Senior Design Project
  • EGR 491 - Instrumentation Engineering
  • MEE 416 - Design of Thermal Systems
  • MEE 417 - Fluid Mechanics
  • MEE 418 - Reacting Systems
  • HUM 304/SCS 491 - Puerto Rico 2008 and 2009 (Applications of Energy Engineering within the interdisciplinary travel course)
  • CIE 454 - Air Pollution Control

Selected Recent Presentations/Publications

  • Warzinski, R.P., I.K. Gamwo, E.J. Rosenbaum, E.M. Myshakin, H. Jiang, K.D. Jordan, N.J. English, D.W. Shaw; “Thermal Properties of Methane Hydrate by Experiment and Modeling and Impacts upon Technology,” [PDF] Proceedings: 6th International Conference on Gas Hydrates, Vancouver, Canada; July, 2008.
  • Rosenbaum, E., English, N., Johnson, J., Shaw, D., & Warzinski, R. (2007, November 22). Thermal Conductivity of Methane Hydrate from Experiment and Molecular Simulation. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111(46), 13194-13205.
  • Warzinski, R. P., R. J. Lynn, D. W. Shaw and E. J. Rosenbaum, “Thermal Property Measurements of Methane Hydrate Using a Transient Plane Source Technique,” in press, AAPG Hedberg Conference book on Gas Hydrates
  • Shaw, David W., and Tanyel, Murat, , “Hot Wheels® and LabVIEW Meet at NHRA Division 1”, ASEE 2006 Illinois-Indiana and North Central Joint Section, Fort Wayne, Indiana,  March 31-April 1, 2006.
  • Shaw, David W., and Gidley, James S. “Addressing the Liberal Arts in a Core Engineering Class: Theology, Philosophy, Social Ethics, and The Second Law of Thermodynamics,” Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, Session 3261, June 23, 2004.
  • Christian Engineering Educators Conference (CEEC), June 24-25, 2004, Salt Lake City Utah.  Dr. Shaw participated in a panel discussion titled “Where are the Christian Engineers?”
  • Shaw, David W., and Harwood, Richard F., “Practical Application of FEA in Freshman Design using Senior Student Mentors”,    Proceedings of the 2002 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition , Montreal, Canada, June, 2002.
  • Shaw, David W., and Gidley, James S., “Addressing the Liberal Arts in a Core Engineering Class: Theology, Philosophy, Social Ethics, and The Second Law of Thermodynamics”, Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, June, 2004.
  • Shaw, David W. and Tanyel, Murat, “Teaching the Concepts of Calling and Vocation in an Introduction to Engineering Course”, Proceedings of the 2006 Christian Engineering Education Conference, Bourbonnais, Illinois, June 2006,
  • Shaw, David W. and Tanyel, Murat, “Lessons Learned from a Multi-faceted Freshman Design Project: Software Development, Electronics, Mechanical Construction, Software-Hardware Interface and Economics”,  Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008.
  • Shaw, David W., “Enhancing the Laboratory Experience Using Peer Evaluation Of Group Laboratory Reports In A Fluid Mechanics Course”, Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008.
  • Shaw, David W. and Tanyel, Murat , “What Faculty Wish First-Year Students Understood About Calling and Vocation: The Genesis of a New Textbook”, Tanyel Proceedings of the 2008 Christian Engineering Education Conference, Beaver Falls, PA, June 2008.

Current Projects and Research

Awards & Distinctions Received

  • Engineer of the Year, ASME Pittsburgh Section, 2006
  • Excellence in Scholarship Award, Geneva College, 1997

Professional Society Memberships

  • ASME International
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Professional Certification

  • Registered Professional Engineer – State of Pennsylvania

Personal Information

  • Church Membership – Christ Presbyterian Church (PCA)
    • Praise team member (guitar and bass)
    • Music committee member
  • Hobbies
    • Music – guitar, bass, banjo
    • Endurance sports – triathlon, marathon
    • Wilderness canoe tripping (with the entire family)
    • Home remodeling
  • Married with 4 children – All homeschooled by my hard working wife
  • Geneva trivia – was the first of my family to attend Geneva College, followed by all of my siblings

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