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Kathryn Jablokow

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Technology and Commonwealth Engineering
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

ENGR Great Valley Grad Center

kwl3@psu.edu

610-648-3372

Research Areas:

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Education

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1983
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1985
  • Ph D, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1989

Publications

Books

  • Kathryn W Lilly, 1993, Efficient Dynamic Simulation of Robotic Mechanisms, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA, US

Book, Chapters

  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Michael J Kirton, 2009, Problem solving, creativity, and the level-style distinction, Springer, New York, NY, US, pp. 137-168
  • Aravind S Melligeri and Kathryn W Lilly, 1994, Application of neural networks in compliance control of an integrated robot/forge processing center, Elsevier Science, New York, NY, US, pp. 445-450

Journal Articles

  • Daniel Ferguson, Kathryn W Jablokow, Matthew Ohland and Senay Purzer, 2017, "Identifying the characteristics of engineering innovativeness", Engineering Studies, pp. 20
  • Daniel Ferguson, Kathryn W Jablokow, Matthew Ohland and Senay Purzer, 2017, "The diverse personas of engineering innovators", International Journal of Engineering Education, 33, (1(A)), pp. 19-29
  • R. Bayeck, A. Hristova, Kyle Peck, Kathryn W Jablokow and F. Bonafini, 2016, "Exploring the relevance of gender in group formation: What we learn from a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)", British Journal of Educational Technology, pp. 13
  • Qing Zhang, Kyle Peck, Adelina Hristova, Kathryn W Jablokow, Vicki Hoffman, Eunsung Park and Rebecca Yvonne Bayeck, 2016, "Exploring the communication preferences of MOOC learners and the value of preference-based groups: Is grouping enough?", Educational Technology Research and Development, 64, (4), pp. 809-837
  • Slavi Stoyanov, Kathryn W Jablokow, I. Wopereis and P. Kirschner, 2016, "Concept mapping: An effective method for identifying diversity and congruity in cognitive style", Evaluation & Program Planning, 60, pp. 238-244
  • Barton Pursel, L Zhang, Kathryn W Jablokow, GW Choi and Darrell Velegol, 2016, "Understanding MOOC students: Motivations and behaviours indicative of MOOC completion", Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 32, (3), pp. 202–217
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Daniel M Ferguson, Senay Purzer and Matthew W Ohland, 2016, "The characteristics of engineering innovativeness: A cognitive mapping and review of instruments", International Journal of Engineering Education, 32, (1A), pp. 64–83
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Joanna F DeFranco, Sally Richmond, Michael J Piovoso and Sven G Bilen, 2015, "Cognitive style and concept mapping performance", Journal of Engineering Education, 104, (3), pp. 303–325
  • Joanna F Defranco, Kathryn W Jablokow, Michael J Piovoso and Sally Richmond, 2015, "Objectively assessing concept maps for knowledge integration", International Journal of Engineering Education, 31, (5), pp. 1288–1298
  • Sally Richmond, Joanna F Defranco and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2014, "A set of guidelines for the consistent assessment of concept maps", International Journal of Engineering Education, 30, (5), pp. 1072–1082
  • Nil Hande Ergin and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2012, "Problem-solving variability in cognitive architectures", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C (Applications and Reviews), 42, (6), pp. 1231–1242
  • Stuart L Tubbs, Kathryn W Jablokow and Michael J Kirton, 2012, "Addressing the need for problem solving and creativity by integrating Adaption-Innovation theory with leadership competencies theory", Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 15, (24), pp. 1-19
  • Pamela Vercellone-Smith, Kathryn W Jablokow and Curtis Friedel, 2012, "Characterizing communication networks in a web-based classroom: Cognitive styles and linguistic behavior of self-organizing groups in online discussions", Computers & Education, 59, (2), pp. 222–235
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Pamela Vercellone-Smith, 2011, "The impact of cognitive style on social networks in on-line discussions", Advances in Engineering Education, 2, (3), pp. 29
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Andrei G Jablokow and C T Seasock, 2010, "IT leadership from a problem solving perspective", Information Technology and Management, 11, (3), pp. 107–122
  • S D McDonald and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2009, "Understanding ourselves and the role of "innovation" in science.", Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 5, (3), pp. 483-4
  • Stuart L Tubbs and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2009, "Leadership development and Adaption-Innovation theory", The Business Review, 13, (1), pp. 53–59
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2008, "Developing problem solving leadership: A cognitive approach", International Journal of Engineering Education, 24, (5), pp. 936–954
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2007, "Engineers as problem-solving leaders: Embracing the humanities", IEEE Technology and Society, 26, (4), pp. 29–35
  • Beshah Ayalew and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2007, "Partial feedback linearising force-tracking control: Implementation and testing in electrohydraulic actuation", IET Control Theory & Applications, 1, (3), pp. 689–698
  • Clifford S Bonaventura, Kathryn W Jablokow and Keith W Buffinton, 2007, "A modular algorithm for the dynamics of multiple flexible robots", International Journal of Robotics & Automation, 22, (3), pp. 222-234
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and David E Booth, 2006, "The impact and management of cognitive gap in high performance product development organizations", Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 23, (4), pp. 313–336
  • Clifford S Bonaventura and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2005, "A modular approach to the dynamics of complex multirobot systems", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 21, (1), pp. 26–37
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2005, "The catalytic nature of science: Implications for scientific problem solving in the 21st century", Technology in Society, 27, (4), pp. 531–549
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2003, "Inventors and their inventions: Exploring the impact of cognitive style", The Creativity, Innovation, and Design Report, 1, (2), pp. 6-7
  • Keith W Buffinton, Kathryn W Jablokow and Kathleen A Martin, 2002, "Project team dynamics and cognitive style", Engineering Management Journal, 14, (3), pp. 25–33
  • Clifford S Bonaventura and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2002, "An O(N) modular algorithm for the dynamic simulation of robots constrained by a single contact", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C (Applications and Reviews), 32, (4), pp. 406–415
  • Kathryn W Lilly and Aravind S Melligeri, 1996, "Dynamic simulation and neural network compliance control of an intelligent forging center", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 17, pp. 81-99
  • Kathryn W Lilly and Andrei G Jablokow, 1995, "Intelligent open die forging", International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 2, (3), pp. 216-222
  • Bonaventura S Clifford and Kathryn W Lilly, 1995, "A constrained motion algorithm for the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS)", IEEE Control Systems, 15, (5), pp. 6-16
  • Kathryn W Lilly and David E Orin, 1994, "Efficient dynamic simulation of multiple chain robotic mechanisms", ASME Transactions: Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 116, (2), pp. 223-231
  • Kathryn W Lilly and David E Orin, 1993, "Efficient O(N) recursive computation of the operational space inertia matrix", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 23, (5), pp. 1384-1391
  • Kathryn W Lilly and David E Orin, 1991, "Alternate formulations for the manipulator inertia matrix", The International Journal of Robotics Research, 10, (1), pp. 64-74
  • Seda Yilmaz, Kathryn W Jablokow and Shanna Daly, , "Studying the usability of three ideation flexibility tools with engineering design practitioners", Co-Design, pp. 20
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow and Timothy W Simpson, , "Prototype for X (PFX): A holistic framework for structuring prototyping methods to support engineering design", Design Studies, 50, pp. 70-112

Conference Proceedings

  • Kathryn W Jablokow, K. Helm, D. Henderson, S. Daly, S. Yilmaz, E. Silk and D. Sevier, 2017, "The Idea Mapping Board: A tool for assessing design concepts and visualizing a team's use of the design space"
  • D. Henderson, K. Helm, Kathryn W Jablokow, S. McKilligan, S. Daly and E. Silk, 2017, "A comparison of variety metrics in engineering design"
  • D. Sevier, S. McKilligan, I. Baker, Kathryn W Jablokow, S. Daly and E. Silk, 2017, "Towards the development of an elaboration metric for concept sketches"
  • J. Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Timothy W Simpson and R. Suero, 2017, "Evaluating the Discriminatory Value and Reliability of Ideation Metrics for Their Application to Concept Development and Prototyping"
  • N. Sonalkar, Kathryn W Jablokow, J. Edelman, A. Mabogunje and L. Leifer, 2017, "Design Whodunit: The Relationship Between Individual Characteristics and Interaction Behavior in Design Concept Generation"
  • Conrad S Tucker, S. Lim, Kathryn W Jablokow and Barton Pursel, 2017, "Quantifying The Mismactch Between Course Content and Students’ Dialogue in Online Learning Environments"
  • R. Lynn, Kathryn W Jablokow, C. Saldana, T. Tucker and T. Kurfess, 2017, "Enhancing Undergraduate Understanding of Subtractive Manufacturability through Virtualized Simulation of CNC Machining"
  • A. Rechkemmer, M. Makhlouf, J. Wenger, E. Silk, S. Daly, S. McKilligan and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2017, "Examining the Effect of a Paradigm-Relatedness Problem Framing Tool on Idea Generation"
  • Roby Lynn, Chris Saldana, Tom Kurfess, Nithin Reddy, Timothy W Simpson, Kathryn W Jablokow, Tommy Tucker, Saish Tedia and Chris Williams, 2016, "Toward rapid manufacturability analysis tools for engineering design education", Proc. of the 2016 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, VA, pp. 9
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Timothy W Simpson and Emily Waterman, 2016, "The Prototype for X (PFX) framework: Assessing its impact on students' prototyping awareness", Proc. of the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, pp. 20
  • Eli Silk, Shanna Daly, Kathryn W Jablokow, Seda Yilmaz, Amy Rechkemmer and M Wenger, 2016, "Using paradigm-relatedness to measure design ideation shifts", Proc. of the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, pp. 17
  • Rafael Suero, Kathryn W Jablokow, Kevin Helm, Wesley Teerlink, Seda Yilmaz, Shanna Daly and Eli Silk, 2016, "Predictive modeling of cognitive style using quality metrics", Proc. of the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, pp. 14
  • Kevin Helm, Kathryn W Jablokow, Shanna Daly, Eli Silk, Seda Yilmaz and Rafael Suero, 2016, "Evaluating the impacts of different interventions on quality in concept generation", Proc. of the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, pp. 16
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, X. Zhu, Jack V Matson and Akshay Kakde, 2016, "Stimulating creativity in online learning environments through intelligent fast failure", Proc. of the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, pp. 20
  • Jessica Menold, Timothy W Simpson and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2016, "The Prototype for X (PFX) framework: Assessing the impact on desirability, feasibility, and viability of end designs", Proc. of the 2016 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Charlotte, NC, pp. 12
  • Roby Lynn, Kathryn W Jablokow, Nithin Reddy, Chris Saldana, Tommy Tucker, Timothy W Simpson, Tom Kurfess and Chris Williams, 2016, "Using rapid manufacturability analysis tools to enhance decision-making in engineering design education", Proc. of the 2016 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Charlotte, NC, pp. 6
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Senay Purzer, Daniel Ferguson, Matthew Ohland and Jessica Menold, 2015, "Identifying key factors of engineering innovativeness (Year 2)", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 8
  • Daniel Ferguson, Kathryn W Jablokow, Matthew Ohland, Senay Purzer and Jessica Menold, 2015, "Using a Delphi Study to confirm the characteristics of an engineering innovator", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 22
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Elizabeth C Kisenwether and Sarah E Zappe, 2015, "Exploring the impact of cognitive preferences on student receptivity to design thinking", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 18
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Wesley Teerlink, Seda Yilmaz, Shanna Daly, Eli Silk and Christian Wehr, 2015, "Ideation variety in mechanical design: Examining the effects of cognitive style and design heuristics", Proc. of the 2015 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, pp. 10
  • Samuelina M Wright, Eli M Silk, Shanna R Daly, Kathryn W Jablokow and Seda Yilmaz, 2015, "Exploring the effects of problem framing on solution shifts: A case study", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 29
  • Seda Yilmaz, Meisha N Berg, Shanna R Daly, Kathryn W Jablokow, Eli M Silk and Wesley Teerlink, 2015, "Impact of problem contexts on the diversity of design solutions: An exploratory case study", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 12
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Wesley Teerlink, Seda Yilmaz, Shanna R Daly and Eli M Silk, 2015, "The impact of teaming and cognitive style on student perceptions of design ideation outcomes", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 22
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Senay Purzer, Daniel Ferguson and Matthew Ohland, 2015, "Using an instrument blueprint to support the rigorous development of new surveys and assessments in engineering education", Proc. of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, pp. 17
  • Eli M Silk, Shanna R Daly, Kathryn W Jablokow, Seda Yilmaz and Meisha Berg, 2014, "Interventions for ideation: Impact of framing, teaming, and tools on high school students' design fixation", Proc. of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA, pp. 11
  • Daniel Ferguson, Senay Purzer, Matthew W Ohland, Kathryn W Jablokow and Jessica Menold, 2014, "Characterizing engineering innovativeness through a modified Delphi Study", Proc. of the 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Madrid, Spain, pp. 4
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Senay Purzer, Daniel M Ferguson and Matthew W Ohland, 2014, "A critical review of measures of innovativeness", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 19
  • Senay Purzer, Kathryn W Jablokow, Matthew W Ohland, Daniel M Ferguson and Jessica Menold, 2014, "Collaborative research: Identifying and assessing key factors of engineering innovativeness", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 9
  • Seda Yilmaz, Kathryn W Jablokow, Shanna R Daly, Eli M Silk and Meisha N Berg, 2014, "Investigating impacts on the ideation flexibility of engineers", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 15
  • Eli M Silk, Shanna R Daly, Kathryn W Jablokow, Seda Yilmaz and Meisha N Berg, 2014, "The design problem framework: Using Adaption-Innovation theory to construct design problem statements", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 28
  • Daniel M Ferguson, Senay Purzer, Matthew Ohland and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2014, "The traditional engineer vs. the innovative engineer", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 19
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Jack V Matson and Darrell Velegol, 2014, "A multidisciplinary MOOC on creativity, innovation, and change: Encouraging experimentation and experiential learning on a grand scale", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 24
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, K. Spreckelmeyer, J. Hershfeld, M. Hershfeld, C. McEachern, Martin Steinert and Larry Leifer, 2014, "Exploring the impact of cognitive style and academic discipline on design prototype variability", Proc. of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 13
  • B. Jansen, Anna Divinsky, J.-S. Wong, Z. Liu, Kathryn W Jablokow and Barton Pursel, 2014, "Investigating MOOC discussion forum posts as levels of cognitive learning", Proc. of the 2014 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada, pp. 6
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Joanna DeFranco and Sally Richmond, 2013, "A statistical study of concept mapping metrics", Proc. of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Atlanta, GA, pp. 14
  • Martin Steinert and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2013, "Triangulating front end engineering design activities with physiology data and psychological preferences", Proc. of the 19th International Conference on Engineering Design, Seoul, Korea, pp. 9
  • Gul Kremer, Linda C Schmidt, Noe Vargas Hernandez, Kathryn W Jablokow and Chun-Yu Lin, 2012, "Questioning the impact of personality on design outcomes: Should we take it into account?", Proc. of the 2012 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, IL, pp. 95–102
  • Joanna F DeFranco, Kathryn W Jablokow, Sven G Bilen and Andras Gordon, 2012, "The impact of cognitive style on concept mapping: Visualizing variations in the structure of ideas", Proc. of the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX, pp. 17
  • Philip Samuel and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2011, "Toward an Adaption-Innovation strategy for engineering design", Proc. of the 18th International Conference on Engineering Design, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 10
  • Dante Papada and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2011, "Conceptual design of a driving habit recognition framework", Proc. of the 2011 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems, Paris, France, pp. 59–66
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Philip Samuel, 2011, "A cognition-based classification scheme for design techniques", Proc. of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Vancouver, BC, pp. 14
  • Andras Gordon, Kathryn W Jablokow and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "Bringing the systems approach to introductory engineering design", Proc. of the 2011 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Region Conference on Engineering Education, Farmingdale, NY, pp. 8
  • Richard F Devon and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2010, "Teaching Front End Engineering Design (FEED)", Proc. of the Fall 2010 Mid-Atlantic ASEE Conference on Engineering Education, Villanova, PA, pp. 10
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Mark Myers, 2010, "Managing cognitive and cultural diversity in global IT teams", Proc. of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering, Princeton, NJ, 1, pp. 77–86
  • Philip Samuel and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2010, "Psychological inertia and the role of idea generation techniques in the early stages of engineering design", Proc. of the Fall 2010 Mid-Atlantic ASEE Conference on Engineering Education, Villanova, PA, pp. 10
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Pamela Vercellone-Smith and Sally Richmond, 2009, "Exploring cognitive diversity and the level-style distinction from a problem solving perspective", Proc. of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Austin, TX, pp. 21
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Danielle DeCristoforo, 2008, "Sorting out creativity in design assessment", Proc. of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Pittsburgh, PA, pp. 18
  • Beshahwired Ayalew and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2006, "Cascaded robust nonlinear position tracking control of an electrohydraulic actuator: Sliding mode and feed forward", Proc. of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX, pp. 95–102
  • Raghu Sangwan, Kathryn W Jablokow, M. Bass and Dan Paulish, 2006, "Asynchronous collaboration: Achieving shared understanding beyond the first 100 meters", Proc. of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, pp. 17
  • Beshahwired Ayalew, Bohdan T Kulakowski and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2005, "A near input-output linearizing force tracking controller for an electrohydraulic actuator", Proc. of the 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, pp. 779–788
  • Clifford S Bonaventura and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2004, "A modular dynamic simulation algorithm for complex robot systems", Proc. of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, LA, pp. 3226–3233
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Clifford S Bonaventura, 2003, "Alternate forms of the operational space inertia matrix for the dynamic simulation of complex robot systems", Proc. of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Washington, DC, pp. 2225–2230
  • Jason Gorman, Kathryn W Jablokow and David J Cannon, 2003, "Dynamical robust backstepping using a combined sliding modes and high-gain observer approach", Proc. of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 275–281
  • John J Mason and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2003, "Innovation and change as competitive tools in manufacturing operations", Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Control and Automation, Montreal, Canada, pp. 78–82
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2003, "Systems, man, and the paradox of structure", Proc. of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Washington, DC, pp. 2374–2380
  • John M Mason and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2003, "The organizational culture for change: Innovation and intellectual capital", Proc. of the 6th McMaster World Congress on the Management of Intellectual Capital and Innovation, Hamilton, Ontario, pp. 12
  • Jason J Gorman, Kathryn W Jablokow and David J Cannon, 2003, "A simplified adaptive robust backstepping approach using sliding modes and a z-swapping identifier", Proc. of the 2003 American Control Conference, Denver, CO, pp. 5116–5122
  • Keith W Buffinton and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2002, "Characterization of project team dynamics for engineering and management students based on cognitive style", Proc. of the 2002 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Montreal, Canada, pp. 18
  • Kathryn W Jablokow and Philip J Parker, 2002, "Cognitive style and learning preferences in engineering undergraduates", Proc. of the 2002 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Montreal, Canada, pp. 19
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2001, "Invention and creative design: Getting from thought to thing", Proc. of the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Albuquerque, NM, pp. 12
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2001, "The thinking expedition: A course in creativity, innovation, and change", Proc. of the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Albuquerque, NM, pp. 15
  • Jason J Gorman, Kathryn W Jablokow and David J Cannon, 2001, "The cable array robot: Theory and experiment", Proc. of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, pp. 2804–2810
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2000, "Thinking about thinking: Problem solving style in the engineering classroom", Proc. of the 2000 ASEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, St. Louis, MO, pp. 9
  • Jason J Gorman, Kathryn W Jablokow and David J Cannon, 1999, "Modeling and robust nonlinear control of a two-cable robotic crane", Proc. of the 1999 IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Santa Barbara, CA, pp. 210-216
  • Kathryn W Lilly and Clifford S Bonaventura, 1995, "A generalized dynamic formulation for the simulation of space robot constrained motion", Proc. of the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nagoya, Japan, pp. 2835-2840
  • David J Cannon, Charles Graves, Kathryn W Lilly and Clifford S Bonaventura, 1995, "Virtual tools for interactive telerobotics: Potential fields and terrace following", Preprints of the 6th IFAC/IFIP Symposium on Man-Machine Systems, Boston, MA, pp. 100-105
  • Robert J Anderson and Kathryn W Jablokow, 1995, "A modular approach to multi-robot control", Proc. of the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, pp. 1021-1031
  • Clifford S Bonaventura and Kathryn W Lilly, 1994, "Development of a constrained motion algorithm for the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS)", Proc. of the 1994 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, TX, pp. 2254-2259
  • Kathryn W Lilly, 1993, "Using active learning to teach creative thinking on the job: A mechanical engineering example", Proc. of the 1993 IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Washington, DC, pp. 204-208
  • Kathryn W Lilly and Aravind S Melligeri, 1992, "Efficient dynamic simulation of an integrated robot/forge near-net-shape processing center", Proc. of the 1992 IFAC International Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Dearborn, MI, pp. 347-351
  • Kathryn W Lilly and David E Orin, 1991, "Efficient dynamic simulation of a single closed-chain manipulator", Proc. of the 1991 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sacramento, CA, pp. 210-215
  • Kathryn W Lilly and David E Orin, 1990, "Efficient O(N) computation of the operational space inertia matrix", Proc. of the 1990 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Cincinnati, OH, pp. 1014-1019
  • Kathryn W Lilly and David E Orin, 1990, "O(N) recursive algorithm for the operational space inertia matrix of a robot manipulator", Preprints of the 11th IFAC World Congress, Tallinn, Estonia, USSR, pp. 292-296
  • Kathryn Lilly and David E Orin, 1989, "Efficient dynamic simulation for multiple chain robotic mechanisms", Proc. of the 3rd Annual Conference on Aerospace Computational Control, Oxnard, CA, pp. 73-87
  • Kathryn Lilly and David E Orin, 1986, "Multiprocessor implementation of dynamic control schemes for robot manipulators", Proc. of the 1986 ASME International Computers in Engineering Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 53-59

Magazines/Trade Publications

  • Kathryn W Jablokow, 2007, "The substance of our styles", Mechanical Engineering, 129, (2), pp. 30-34

Research Projects

  • May 2013 - April 2018, "Investigating Impacts on the Ideation Flexibility of Engineers," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2015 - February 2018, "Collaborative Research: Cybermanufacturing: EAGER: Just Make It: Integrating Cybermanufacturing into Design Studios to Enable Innovation," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2016 - July 2018, "Mapping the High Performance Design Team 'Genome'," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • February 2013 - September 2017, "Identifying and Assessing Key Factors of Engineering Innovativeness," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2008 - April 2012, "Enhanced Problem Solving Performance at Astra-Zeneca," (Sponsor: AstraZeneca International).
  • October 2011 - September 2012, "EAGER-AnalyzeD: Analyzing Engineering Design Activities," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • November 2006 - July 2008, "Video Programming to Support Creativity Education & Research," (Sponsor: PSU Outreach Thematic Initiative Fund (PreK-12 Education Theme)).
  • July 2006 - June 2007, "Tracking and Assessment of Technologies and Technology Education Programs," (Sponsor: PJM Interconnections, LLC).
  • May 2005 - August 2005, "A Critical Review and Analysis of the Scholarly Invention Literature," (Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley).
  • July 1999 - September 2002, "AutoLog Advanced Model Development (Phase II)," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • August 1994 - August 2001, "Graduate Research Traineeships in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2000 - August 2000, "A New Classification Scheme for Engineering Problem-Solving," (Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley).
  • August 1999 - June 2000, "PSGV Innovative Teaching Grant: Case Study Field Trips to Illustrate Cognitive Style," (Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley).
  • August 1998 - June 1999, "PSGV Innovative Teaching Grant: The Power of Metaphor - The Expedition Continues," (Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley).
  • August 1997 - June 1998, "PSGV Innovative Teaching Grant: The Power of Metaphor - Creativity on Expedition," (Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley).
  • April 1998 - July 1998, "Management of a System of Complex Systems," (Sponsor: Lockheed-Martin).
  • August 1996 - June 1997, "Establishing a Creative Problem Solving Initiative at Penn State Great Valley," (Sponsor: Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education).
  • July 1994 - June 1997, "Manufacturing Engineering Education Partnership," (Sponsor: ARPA Technology Reinvestment Program / National Science Foundation).
  • August 1994 - August 1996, "Innovative End Effector Design for Metal Injection Molding Processes," (Sponsor: Powder Injection Molding Consortium).
  • January 1995 - December 1995, "Conair Affiliate Agreement," (Sponsor: The Conair Group, Inc.).
  • January 1993 - December 1994, "Development of a Bus Position Measurement System," (Sponsor: Union Switch & Signal / US Department of Transportation).
  • September 1992 - December 1993, "Development of a Constrained Motion Algorithm for the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS)," (Sponsor: Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Co.).
  • August 1990 - August 1993, "Automated Open Die Forging," (Sponsor: PSU Dept. of Mechanical Engineering).
  • August 1993 - December 1993, "Creative Teaching Techniques in Industrial Robotics (Part 2)," (Sponsor: Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education).
  • August 1992 - December 1992, "Creative Teaching Techniques in Industrial Robotics (Part 1)," (Sponsor: Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education).
  • July 1989 - June 1990, "NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2016 -  , "REV-UP@GreatValley," (Sponsor: Invent Penn State Campus Seed Funding Initiative).

Honors and Awards

  • ASME Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Design Educator Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, August 2016
  • Finalist, Best Paper Award, ASEE Design in Engineering Education Division, 2016
  • Best Paper Award, ASEE Design in Engineering Education Division, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, ASEE Professional Interest Council II (PIC II), 2015
  • Finalist, Best Paper Award, ASEE Design in Engineering Education Division, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, ASEE Professional Interest Council II, 2014
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Penn State Great Valley, 2013
  • Arthur L. Glenn Award for Faculty Innovation, Penn State Great Valley, 2010
  • Research Excellence Award, Penn State Great Valley, 2009
  • Senior Research Fellow, Occupational Research Centre (UK), 2008
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME, 2008
  • Finalist, Best Paper Award, ASEE Design in Engineering Education Division, 2008
  • Best Paper Award, ASEE Engineering Management Division, 2002
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Penn State Great Valley, 2001
  • David and Marjorie Rosenberg Professorship for Innovation and Change, Penn State Great Valley, July 2000 - June 2001
  • Provost's Award for Collaborative Instruction and Curricular Innovation, Penn State University, Office of the Provost, 1995
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 1994
  • Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, W. M. Keck Foundation, 1994
  • Focus on Innovative Leadership Award, Leonhard Center Envisioneers, 1993
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering Honorary Society), 1992
  • Fellow, Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education, 1992
  • New Teacher of the Year Award, Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering Honorary Society), 1991

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, PSGV Senate Awards Committee, 2016 - 2017
  • Member, PSGV Fixed Term Promotion Committee, 2015 - 2017
  • Chairperson, PSGV Engineering Division, Systems Engineering Faculty Search Committee, August 2016 - March 2017
  • Member, MOOC Strategy Group, 2015 - 2016
  • Chairperson, PSGV Entrepreneurship Task Force, 2015 - 2016
  • Member, PSGV Senate Faculty Affairs Committee, August 2015 - April 2016
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Faculty Search Committee, 2013 - 2015
  • Chairperson, PSGV Engineering Division, Doctoral Program Planning Committee, 2014 - 2015
  • Member, PSGV Senate Research Committee, 2013 - 2015
  • Member, SEDTAPP Faculty Search Committee, 2014 - 2015
  • Member, AD-14 Administrative Review Committee, 2014
  • Member, PSGV Strategic Planning Committee, 2013 - 2014
  • Member, University Faculty Affairs Committee, 2012 - 2014
  • , PSGV Director of Academic Affairs Search Committee, 2013
  • , Penn State Great Valley Ombudsperson, 2000 - 2012
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Extended Review Committee, 2010 - 2011
  • Member, PSGV Senate Research Committee, 2009 - 2011
  • Member, PSGV Commission for Women, 2006 - 2011
  • Chairperson, PSGV Engineering Division, Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2009 - 2011
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Systems Engineering Curriculum Review Committee, 2009 - 2010
  • Presenter, Communicating Your Ideas: Different Perspectives on Creativity and Change, HRDC Dynamic Conversations for Women Series, 2010
  • Chairperson, PSGV Senate Faculty Affairs Committee, 2008 - 2009
  • Chairperson, PSGV Senate Student Affairs Committee, 2006 - 2009
  • Chairperson, PSGV Engineering Division, Systems Engineering Faculty Search Committee, 2008 - 2009
  • Member, PSGV Senate Awards Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • Member, PSGV Bookstore Advisory Committee, 2006 - 2007
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, New Program Task Force, 2006 - 2007
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Division Head Search Committee, 2006 - 2007
  • Member, College of Engineering, Engineering Outreach Council, 2003 - 2006
  • Member, College of Engineering, Academic Programs Sub-Committee, Engineering Outreach Council, 2004 - 2006
  • Chairperson, PSGV School Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2004 - 2006
  • Member, PSGV Senate Faculty Affairs Committee, 2004 - 2006
  • Member, PSGV Senate Curricular Affairs Committee, 2005 - 2006
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Committee for Systems Engineering Program Revision, 2004 - 2005
  • Chairperson, PSGV Campus Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2003 - 2004
  • Member, PSGV Senate Research Committee, 2003 - 2004
  • Chairperson, PSGV School Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2002 - 2003
  • Member, PSGV Marketing Committee, 2002 - 2003
  • , Science, Technology, and Society Program, Affiliate Faculty, 1996 - 2003
  • Co-Chairperson, PSGV Strategic Planning Committee, 2000 - 2002
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Engineers Week Committee, 2000 - 2001
  • Member, PSGV Diversity Action Council, 2000 - 2001
  • Member, PSGV School Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2000 - 2001
  • Member, PSGV Campus Promotion & Tenure Committee, 1996 - 2000
  • Member, PSGV Distance Education Committee, 1999 - 2000
  • Chairperson, PSGV Senate Curricular Affairs Committee, 1999 - 2000
  • Chairperson, PSGV Engineering Division, Engineers Week Committee, 1999 - 2000
  • Chairperson, PSGV Engineering Division, Web Advising Committee, 1999 - 2000
  • Member, College of Engineering, Engineering Leadership Development Minor Committee, 1995 - 2000
  • Member, PSGV Senate Awards Committee, 1998 - 1999
  • Member, PSGV Senate Faculty Affairs Committee, 1997 - 1999
  • Member, PSGV Strategic Planning Committee, 1996 - 1997
  • Chairperson, PSGV Senate Faculty Affairs Committee, 1996 - 1997
  • Member, PSGV Committee for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service, 1996 - 1997
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, Graduate Enhancement Committee, 1996 - 1997
  • Member, College of Engineering Task Group on Professional and Interdisciplinary Masters Program, 1995 - 1997
  • Member, Graduate School Committee on Programs and Courses, 1994 - 1996
  • , Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education, Associate Director, 1995 - 1996
  • Evaluator, Mechanical Engineering, PhD Candidacy Examiner, 1990 - 1996
  • Member, College of Engineering, CQI Task Force on Women in Engineering, 1994 - 1996
  • Member, College of Engineering Control Systems Coordination Committee, 1993 - 1996
  • Member, Executive Committee, Leonhard Center for Enhancement of Engineering Education, 1993 - 1996
  • Member, International Engineering Program, Penn State Task Force for NSF Engineering Coalition of Schools of Excellence in Education and Leadership (ECSEL), 1990 - 1996
  • Member, College of Engineering Advising System Task Force, 1993 - 1996
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, United Way Committee, 1994 - 1996
  • Member, Penn State Engineering Society Award Selection Committee, 1995
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty Awards Committee, 1994 - 1995
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, University Scholars Committee, 1991 - 1993
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, Publicity Committee, 1991 - 1993
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, Curriculum Review Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • Representative, Mechanical Engineering, USA/Spain Study Group in Engineering Research and Education for Manufacturing Industries, 1992
  • Mentor, Ms Wiz Science and Technology Summer Camp for 5th-7th Grade Girls, June 1991 - August 1991
  • Representative, Mechanical Engineering, "A Celebration of Women in Engineering" Conference, April 1991
  • Member, Mechanical Engineering, Social Committee, 1990 - 1991
  • Member, Penn State Great Valley Faculty Senate, 1996
  • Evaluator, Mechanical Engineering, PhD Candidacy Examiner, 2016
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Systems Engineering Assessment Committee, 2015
  • Member, PSGV Engineering Division, Engineering Council, 1996
  • , Learning Innovation Forum Team (LIFT), 2016
  • , General Engineering, Multidisciplinary Engineering Design (MDE) Option, Program Coordinator, 2013
  • , Penn State Great Valley Ombudsperson (Alternate), 2012
  • Member, University Faculty Senate, 2012
  • Member, University Senate Council, 2014
  • Chairperson, General Engineering, MDE Option, Leadership Committee, 2013
  • Chairperson, General Engineering, MDE Option, Curriculum Committee, 2013
  • Co-Chairperson, General Engineering, MDE Option, Curriculum Reform Sub-Committee, 2015
  • Member, General Engineering Program, Curriculum Committee, 2014
  • Member, General Engineering Program, Curriculum Assessment Sub-Committee, 2015
  • Member, College of Engineering, ABET Coordination Committee, 2015

Service to External Organizations:

  • Moderator, Session Chair, ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conference, August 2016
  • , General Engineering representative, 2016 Young Innovators Fair, January 2016
  • , General Engineering representative, Girls Exploring Tomorrow's Technology (GETT) Conference, March 2016
  • Chairperson, IMECE 2011 Globalization of Engineering Track, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2013
  • Director, Problem Solving Research Group, 2005 - 2013
  • Chairperson, ASME Technology & Society Division, 2009 - 2011
  • Member, General Committee, ASME Technology & Society Division, 2004 - 2011
  • Member, Publications Committee, ASME Technology & Society Division, 2004 - 2011
  • Moderator, Session Chair, ASEE 2010 Mid-Atlantic Section Fall Conference, October 2010
  • Vice ChairASME Technology & Society Division, 2008 - 2009
  • Presenter, Engineering demonstrations at Montgomery Elementary School (North Wales, PA), 2006 - 2008
  • Secretary, ASME Technology & Society Division, 2006 - 2008
  • Evaluator, ABET Evaluator for Mechanical Engineering programs, 2002 - 2008
  • Chairperson, Emerging Technology and Society Program Committee, 2004 - 2006
  • Organizer, Session Chair, ASME 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), November 2005
  • , Advisor to Great Valley School District, 1996 - 2003
  • Member, Program Committee, 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2002
  • , Advisor to Champions of Caring (Philadelphia, PA), 2000 - 2001
  • , Advisor to Radnor School District, 2000 - 2001
  • Member, Program Committee, 1998 International Conference on Creativity in Colleges and Universities, 1998
  • Co-Chairperson, Focused Technical Themes, 1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1997
  • Member, Program Committee, 1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1997
  • Coordinator, Penn State Coordinator, NASA Langley Research Center Product Commercialization Initiative, 1995
  • Liaison, Engineering liaison for Health Talents International, 1995
  • Moderator, Session Chair, ISPE International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics, and Factories of the Future, August 1993
  • Mentor, Career Counseling, State College Area High School, 1991 - 1992
  • , Director, ASEE Educational Research & Methods Division, May 2015
  • , Steering Committee, North American Chapter of the International Design Society, 2015
 


 

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

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