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Scott Danielson

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Assoc Dean & Assoc Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8109
Biography

Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

He is currentlty a faculty member in the engineering programs within the Polytechnic School, with a focus on global engineering via project work in Vietnam.  Previously, Dr. Danielson was an associate dean and department chair at Arizona State University for over 14 years.  He is a registered Professional Engineer with over 33 years of broad-basedexperience encompassing both industry and academia. Past industrial experience includes design of machinery, machine installation, engineering management, and plant start-up while working for Crown Zellerbach, a forest products company. Academic experience includes serving as department chair at two different universities, North Dakota State University and Arizona State University. Academic experience includes developing new academic programs, obtaining external grants and contracts, publishing, and teaching. Service to the profession has included leadership roles in four national professional organizations - ABET, ASEE, ASME, and SME. He is currently serves on the Executive Committe of the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission, is the Director of the Engineering Technology Area Delegation and a member of the ABET Board of Directors. He has been the Division Chair for the Engineering Mechanics Division and Engineering Technology Division of the ASEE.  Within ASME, he serves on the Committee for Engineering Technology Accreditation.  He also served as co-editor on the ASME Vision 2030 Task Force (2008 - 2013), charged with updating the body of knowledge for mechanical engineering education to prepare graduates for the future.  He served in the past on the Steering Committee of the Manufacturing Education and Research Community within SME.

Education

Ph.D., Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Concentration), North DakotaState University, 1990
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1977
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1976

Expertise

Engineering mechanics, engineering education, manufacturing

Research Interests

Research interests have included engineering & STEM education capacity building (projects in Vietnam), aircraft manufacturing, engineering mechanics and education, effective teaching and fluid dynamics. 

Publications
  • Danielson, S., Nguyen, H. & Wigal, K. (2015).  Comparison of AUN-QA and ABET Accreditation. In the 2016 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 26 - 29, New Orleans, LA.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.  Also posted, with permission, on the AUN-QA website.
  • Mott, R., Bennett, R., Danielson, S., & Stratton, M. (2014).  Integration of Manufacturing into Mechanical Engineering Education Curricula.  In the Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 15 - 18, Indianapolis, IN.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Mott, R., Bennett, R., Gartenlaub, M., Danielson, S., Stratton, M., Jack, H., Kraebber, H., & Waldrop, P. (2013).  Integration of Manufacturing into Mechanical Engineering Curricula.  In the Proceedings of the 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, November 15-21, San Diego, CA.
  • Danielson, S., & Roberts, C. (2013).  A Successful Engineering Program-Corporate Partnership.  In the 2013 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 23 - 26, Atlanta, GA.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., & Kirkpatrick, A. (2012).  Mechanical Engineering Technology: ASME Vision 2030’s Call for the Future, Journal of Engineering Technology, Vol 29, No 2.
  • Warrington, R., Kirkpatrick, A., Danielson, S., & Kukacki, F. (2012).  Vision 2030: The Future for Mechanical Engineering Education with a Focus on Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics.  In the Conference Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, July 16 - 18, Malta.
  • Danielson, S., & Roberts, C. (2012).  Increasing Student Learning via an Innovative Capstone Program.  In the 2012 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, San Antonio, TX.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., Kirkpatrick, A. & Perry, T. (2012).  ASME Vision 2030’s Recommendations for Mechanical Engineering Education.  In the 2012 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, San Antonio, TX.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., Perry, T. & Kirkpatrick, A. (2012).  ASME’s Vision 2030’s Import for Mechanical Engineering Technology.  In the 2012 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, San Antonio, TX.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., Kirkpatrick, A., & Ervin, E. (2011).  ASME Vision 2030: Helping to Inform Engineering Education.  In the Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, IEEE/ASEE, October 12 - 15, 2011, Rapid City, SD.
  • Georgeou, T., & Danielson, S. (2011).  Redesign of Outboard Motors for Use in the Grand Canyon.  In the 2011 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 27 - 29, Vancouver, BC.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Kirkpatrick, A., Danielson, S., Warrington, R., Smith, R., Thole, K., Wepfer, W. & Perry, T. (2011).  Vision 2030 – Creating the Future of Mechanical Engineering Education.  In the 2011 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 27 - 29, Vancouver, BC.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Nam, C., & Danielson, S. (2011).  Development of a Small UAV with Real-time Video Surveillance.  In the 2011 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 27 - 29, Vancouver, BC.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Roberts, C., & Danielson, S. (2010).  The ASU College of Technology and Innovation Capstone Program.  Work in progress paper presented at the 2010 Capstone Design Conference, Boulder CO, June 7-9.
  • Danielson, S., & Hinks, R. (2008).  A Statics’ Skills Inventory.  In the 2008 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 22-25, Pittsburgh, PA.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Redkar, S., Rogers, B., Georgeou, T., & Danielson, S. (2008).  Automotive Engineering Technology: A Counter-Intuitive Path to Greater Engineering Technology Enrollment.  In the 2008 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 22-25, Pittsburgh, PA.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Georgeou, T., & Danielson, S. (2008).  CNC Machining: A Value-Added Component of Mechanical Engineering Technology Education.  In the 2008 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 22-25, Pittsburgh, PA.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Teo, A., Danielson, S., & Georgeou, T. (2008).  High Performance Machining: A Practical Approach to High-Speed Machining.  In the 2008 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 22-25, Pittsburgh, PA.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Wang, J., Roberts, C., and Danielson, S. (2007).  Local and Global Accessibility Evaluation with Tool Geometry, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 4, Nos. 1-4, pp 19-29.
  • Roberts, C., Yasar, S., Morrell, D., Henderson, M., Danielson, S., Cook, N. (2007).  A Pilot Study of Engineering Design Teams Using Protocol Analysis.  In the 2007 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 25-27, Honolulu, HI.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., & Georgeou, T. (2007).  The State of Manufacturing Engineering Education.  In the 2007 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 25-27, Honolulu, HI.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., & Georgeou, T. (2007).  The State of Manufacturing Engineering Education.  In the 2007 Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 25-27, Honolulu, HI.  New York: American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Danielson, S., Hawks, V., & Hartin, J. (2006).  Engineering Technology Education in an Era of Globalization.  In the 2006 Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, IEEE, October 28 - 31, San Diego, CA.
  • Henderson, M, Rogers, B, Danielson, Scott, Morrell, D, Roberts, C, Grondin, R, Kuo, C, Hinks, R, Sugar, T. Using a Wind Power Assessment Project on the Hopi Reservation as a Problem-Based Learning Experience for Undergrad and Graduate Students. American Society for Engineering Education (2006).
  • Morrell, D, Roberts, C, Grondin, R, Kuo, C, Hinks, R, Sugar, T, Henderson, M, Danielson, Scott. Beyond Measurement: Designing Engineering Outcomes to Foster Student Achievement. American Society for Engineering Education (2006).
  • Rogers, B, Palmgren, D, Danielson, Scott, McHenry, A. A Rigorous Foundation for Security Engineering Programs. American Society for Engineering Education (2006).
  • Aparicio, J, Danielson, Scott. Enviromental impact on aircraft corrosion. (2005).
  • Danielson, Scott, Hall, T, Hansen, J. Engineering Technology Departmental Leadership. American Society for Engineering Education (2005).
  • Danielson, Scott, Hartin, J. The Future of Mechanical Engineering Technology Education. ASME (2005).
  • Danielson, Scott, Henderson, M, Kuo, C, Roberts, C, Morrell, D, Grondin, R, Hinks, R. A Clean Slate: Designing A Mechanical Systems Concentration Within A New Engineering Program. ASME (2005).
  • Danielson, Scott, Kadolwec, J, Mehta, S, Masters, C, Magill, M, Steadman, S. A Statics Skills Inventory. IEEE (2005).
  • Gintz, J, Danielson, Scott. Manufacturing Automation Education for Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology. American Society for Engineering Education (2005).
  • Morrell, D, Roberts, C, Grondin, R, Kuo, C, Hinks, R, Danielson, Scott, Henderson, M. A Flexible Curriculum for a Multi-disciplinary Undergraduate Engineering Degree. IEEE (2005).
  • Roberts, C, Morrell, D, Grondin, D, Kuo, C, Hinks, R, Danielson, Scott. Developing a multidisciplinary engineering program at Arizona State University's East campus. American Society for Engineering Education (2005).
  • Danielson, Scott. Developing Statics Knowledge Inventories. IEEE (2004).
  • Danielson, Scott. Knowledge Assessment in Statics: Concepts versus skills. American Society for Engineering Education (2004).
  • Danielson, Scott. Work In Progress - Ethics Instruction For The Workplace. IEEE (2004).
  • Palmgren, D, Danielson, Scott. Bachelor Of Applied Science: An Innovative Degree Program. IEEE (2004).
  • Post, A, Rogers, B, Danielson, Scott, Tamizhmani, G. Fuel Cell Manufacturing: An Introduction to Opportunities and Challenges. American Society for Engineering Education (2004).
  • Zamora, D, Danielson, Scott, Biekert, R. Teaching Four and Five-Axis CNC Machining. ASME (2004).
  • Danielson, Scott, Biekert, R, Post, A, Almen, S, Richter, N. Manufacturing Enterprise Company: Integration of curriculum and industry. American Society for Engineering Education (2003).
  • Mehta, S, Danielson, Scott. Evidence that Education Research-based Methods Work. (2003).
  • Mehta, S, Danielson, Scott. Math-Statics Baseline (MSB) Test: Phase I. American Society for Engineering Education (2002).
  • Danielson, Scott George, Mehta, S. Statics & Dynamics-The next generation. (2001).
  • Danielson, Scott, Mehta, S. Teaching Resources for the New Millennium: Statics as an Example. (2001).
  • Danielson, Scott, Mehta, S. Concept Questions for Improved Learning and Outcome Assessment in Statics. IEEE & ASEE (2000).
  • Danielson, Scott, Mehta, S. Statics Concept Questions for Enhancing Learning. American Society for Engineering Education (2000).
  • Danielson, Scott, Mehta, S, Merkel, C, Kotala, P. National Statics Clearinghouse (NSC) Database. American Society for Engineering Education (2000).
  • Mehta, S, Danielson, Scott. Next Generation Principles for Enhancing Student Learning. American Society for Engineering Education (2000).
  • Mehta, S, Danielson, Scott. The Scholarship of Teaching: Building a Foundation before Reaching the Pinnacle. American Society for Engineering Education (2000).
Research Activity

 

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-TPSThe ASU Experience
MFG 383Comm in Production Environment
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 343Mechanics of Solid Materials
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
EGR 343Mechanics of Solid Materials
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 303Mechanical Systems Project I
MET 396Professional Orientation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MET 396Professional Orientation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 194Special Topics
Service
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Engineering Technology Division Chair (2015 - 2017), Executive Board, July 2013 to June 2015 (term as an elected member-at-large).
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Committee for Engineering Technology Accreditation (2003 - Present)
  • ASME, Mechanical Engineering Technology Leadership Committee (2001 - 2005, 2009 - Present.  Past Chair --6/2003 - 6/2004)
  • ASME, Member and Co-Editor, ASME Vision 2030 Task Force, summer 2008 – 2013.
  • ABET, Inc., Director, Engineering Technology Area Delegation, and member of the ABET Board of Directors, term is 10/2016 to 10/2017 but eligible for reelection for a three year term.
  • ABET, Inc., Member of the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) Executive Committee, term was 7/2013 – 9/2016.
  • ABET, Inc., Board of Director Alternate (representing ASME).  Was a seated Board member as an alternate for the October 2012 and the March 2013 Board meetings.
  • ABET, Inc., Commissioner, Engineering Technology Accreditation Council (ETAC) of ABET, representing ASME, 2007 – 7/2012. 
  • ABET, Inc., Program Evaluator:  Mechanical Engineering Technology (ASME) and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (SME), 2002 – Present.
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME),  Manufacturing Education and Research Community, steering committee member (2004 - 2014)
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Member of the Frederick J. Berger Award Committee (2014 – Present) and Benjamin Garver Lamme Award Committee, 2010-2013
  • ASEE, Executive Board Member, Engineering Technology Council, 2009 – 2011.  Council is the national organization that speaks for engineering technology education.
  • ASEE, Mechanics Division Executive Committee (2001 - 2006), Chair for the 2004 - 2005 year.
  • ASEE, Engineering Technology Leadership Institute, board member (2003 - 2006)
  • College of Technology and Applied Sciencesw Awards Committee, Member and Chair (2002 - 2004)
  • Phoenix Chapter 67 of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Chapter Chair (2002 - 2002)
  • Greater Phoenix Manufacturing Workforce Alliance, Member (2000 - 2002)