CURRICULUM VITA OF TSUCHIN PHILIP CHU
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes
Carbondale, IL 62901-6603
Voice: 618-453-7003 Fax: 618-453-7658
Name and Academic Rank: Tsuchin P. Chu, Professor
Degrees With Fields, Institution, and Date:
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 1982
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, 1980
B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 1974
Number of Years of Service on This Faculty: 18
Date of Original Appointment: January 1, 1990, Assistant Professor
Dates of Advancement in Rank:
May 16, 1995, Tenured and promoted to Associate Professor
May 16, 2005, Promoted, Professor
Other Related Experience--Teaching, Industrial, etc.:
Research Fellow, May – August, 1994,1995,1997,1998, 2003, and 2005
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL
Research Fellow, May – August, 1996 US Air Force Phillips Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Instructor, 1988 – 1989 International Training Center, NJ
Adjunct Assistant Professor, 1988 – 1989, Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ
Adjunct/Assistant Professor, 1983 –1989, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY
Design Engineer, 1976 –1977, TV Design Department, Tatung Co., Taiwan, Republic of China
Consulting, Patents, etc. :
Consulting relationships with over 10 government agencies and corporations.
Gratis consulting with several local companies and agencies.
State(s) in Which Registered: Engineer in Training, SC, 1982
Principal Publications of Last Five Years:
C. Hahn, A. Mahajan, T.C. Chu, and M. Schoen, "A Lumped Parameter Model to Investigate the Effect of Plantar Pressure on Arterial Blood Flow in the Diabetic Foot," Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 221, No. H6, pp. 677-686, August 2007.
Y. Zhang and T.C. Chu, “Thermal Diffusivity Evaluation on C/C Brake Using Step-heating Method,” Proceedings of the 2007 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3-6, 2007, Session 29, No. 289, CD ROM.
T.C. Chu, “NDE of RCC using Digitome Volumetric X-ray Imaging System,” Proceedings of the 2006 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, St. Louis., Missouri, June 4-6, 2006, CD ROM.
T.C. Chu, A. Mahajan, A. DiGregorio, and S. Russell, "Determination of Optimal Experimental Parameters for Transient Thermography Imaging using Finite Element Models," The Imaging Science Journal, Vol. 53, pp. 20-26, 2005.
A. Pilch, A. Mahajan, and T.C. Chu, “Measurement of Whole-Field Displacements and Strain Using a Genetic Algorithm Based Image Correlation Method,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurements, and Control, Trans. of ASME, Vol. 126, Sept. 2004.
Scientific and Professional Societies of Which a Member:
Current: ASME, SEM Past: ASNT, ASTM, ASEE, SPIE, and SME
Honors and Awards:
Pride @ Boeing Achievement Award, Boeing Phantom Works, 2007
Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years:
Multiple University, College, and Departmental Committees
Advisor for multiple RSOs
Multiple conferences session chair
Review manuscripts for multiple journals, standards, and handbooks
Professional Development Activities in the Last Five Years:
Teaching and ABET workshops
NASA Tech Briefs webinars