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Dr. Hans Chapman

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Chapman, Dr. Hans, Associate Professor
Program/Dept: Engineering and Technology Management
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering, University of Surrey, England; M.S. in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland; B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, University of Science & Technology, Ghana
Research Interests:

Recent Publications:

- Chapman H. and Mays P., "Application of Total Quality Control in Energy Systems and Sustainability", [Manuscript in progress for submission to the Journal of Technology Studies (JOTS)].
- Chapman H., Hunt C.S., Zargari A., and Joshi N., "Revision of the Master's Program in Engineering and Technology Management (MSETM) with a Specialization in Information Systems and Analytics", [Accepted for publication; ATMAE 2016 Conference Proceedings, Fall 2016].
- Case M., Chapman H., Eason T., Bennett T., and Morrison A., "Toward a More-User Friendly Methodology for Predicting Photovoltaic Energy Output". [Accepted for publication; Journal of Technology Studies (JOTS) Fall 2016].
- Minix J.S., Chapman H., Joshi N., and Zargari A., "An Investigation of Measurement Uncertainty of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM's) by Comparative Analysis". [Accepted for publication; Journal of Technology Studies (JOTS) Fall 2016].
-  Glossner S., Adhikari S., and Chapman H., "Assessing the Cost Effectiveness of LEED Certified Homes in Kentucky". [In print; Journal of Technology Studies (JOTS), September 2015].  
-  Case M., Chapman H., Eason T., Bennett T., and Morrison A., "Modelling the Atmospheric Impact on Photovoltaic Energy Output", [In-progress, 2015].  
-   Case M., Rusher P., Eason T., Chapman H., and Morrison A-J., "Robust Affordable Outdoor Technique for Testing and Characterizing Photovoltaic Modules", Journal of Arts, Science, and Technology, November, 2013.
-   Haughery J., Chapman H., and Madhavannair R., "Developing A Customizable Renewable Energy System Laboratory Protocol For An Engineering & Technology Curriculum", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference Proceedings 2013.
-  Chapman H., Gomez E., Joshi N, and. Adhikari S., "Design, Operation, and Analysis of a Floating Water Fountain System Using Renewable Energy Technology", Journal of Technology Studies, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Fall 2011".  
Owusu Y. A, Chapman H., Eason T., and Mundoma C., "Benefits and Dangers of Nanotechnology, Health and Terrorism", Appropriate Technologies for Environmental Protection in the Developing World, Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2009, July, 2009.  
-  Eason T., Owusu Y. A., and Chapman H., "A Systematic Approach to Assessing the Sustainability of the Renewable Energy Standard (RES) under the Proposed US Renewable Energy Act (H.R. 890)", International Journal of Global Energy Issues Vol. 32, Nos. 1 / 2, 2009.  
-  Eason T., Owusu Y. A., and Chapman H., "Assessing Sustainability:   The Missing Elements in Current Environmental Assessment Approaches" Environmental and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Managing an Emergency Crisis, Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2009, July, 2009.  
-  Gomez E., Owusu Y. A., and Chapman H., "Design, Manufacture and Performance of a Solar-Powered Water Fountain" VDM Publishers, August 2009.  
-   Case M. A., Owusu Y.A., Chapman H., Dargan T., and Ruscher P., "On the Matter of Proposed New Low Latitude Solar Reference Spectra", Journal of Renewable Energy, Science Direct, Elsevier, Vol. 33, pp. 2645-2652, 2008.  
-   Chapman H., and Owusu Y. A., "Rapid, State-of-the-Art Techniques for the Detection of Toxic Chemical Adulterants in Water Systems", IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, March 2008.  
-  Owusu Y. A., Chapman H., and Mundoma C., "Design, Manufacture, and Applications of Quantum Dots and Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer Detection and Prevention", NSTI Nanotech Proceedings, Boston, MA, USA, 2006.

 

Recent Conference Presentations:

- "Mechanical to Electrical Energy Converter", Mentor on Poster Presentation (Mentee: Robert Rowlett), Posters at the Capitol Conference, Frankfort KY, February, 2016. 
- "An Undergraduate Energy Systems Track for Engineering Technology", submitted for Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2015.  
"Identification and Validation of Competencies Expected of the Graduate Programs in Renewable Energy", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2015.  
-  "An Overview of Working Capital Management and Its Impact on Profitability of US Manufacturing Industry", submitted for Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2015.
-   "Improved Reduction of Systemic Variation in Multivariate Production Processes through Gauge R & R Measurement Studies", "Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, St. Louis, MI, November 2014.  
-   "LEED versus Traditional Non-LEED on Single-Family Homes from Prospective of Financial and Environmental Data", "Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, St. Louis, MI, November 2014.
-    "Assessment of the Solar Energy Variability and Effects in Eastern Kentucky", Mentor on Poster Presentations (Mentees: Andrew Greene and Zach Schneider), Posters at the Celebration of Student Scholarship, Morehead State University, April 23, 2014.
 
-    "Assessment of the Solar Energy Variability and Effects in Eastern Kentucky", Mentor on Poster Presentations (Mentees: Andrew Greene and Zach Schneider), Posters at the Capitol Undergraduate Research Conference, Frankfort, KY, February 28, 2014.
-   "Energy Systems and Sustainability: Making the US More Competitive", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2013.
 
-   "Developing A Customizable Renewable Energy System Laboratory Protocol For An Engineering & Technology Curriculum", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2013.  
-   "A Simulation-Based Method for Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2013.  
-   "Analyzing Stresses and Dimensional Changes in Cold Forging Using Finite Element Analysis", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2013.  
-   "Analysis of Job Market from the Perspective of Green Building Technology",Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2013.  
-   "Improved Identification of Systemic Variation in Multivariate Production Processes through Gage Reproducibility and Reliability Studies", Kentucky Academy of Sciences (KAS) Conference, Nov 2013. [Co-Presenter: Jayson Minix (graduate student)].  
-   "Enhancing the Solar Radiation Resource for Eastern Kentucky", Mentor on Poster Presentations (Mentees: Scotty White and Andrew Greene), Posters at the Capitol Undergraduate Research Conference, Frankfort, KY, February 21, 2013.  
-   "Design of a Solar Testing Facility at Morehead State University" KY Renewable Energy Conference, Louisville, KY, March 2013 [Co-Presenters: Dr. Sanjeev Adhikari, Brandon Scotty White (graduate student), and John Robin Haughery (graduate student)].  
-   "Impact of an Effective Six Sigma Quality Management System on a Construction Management Organization", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2012.
 
-   "Modeling Supply Chain Dynamics Using Intelligent Objects", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2012.  
-   "Renewable Energy and Green Building Course", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2012.  
-   "An  Energy Systems and Sustainability Course for Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology Students", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Cleveland, OH, November 2011.  
-   "Study of Renewable Energy toward Green Construction", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Cleveland, OH, November 2011.
-   "Design of a Solar-Powered Floating Fountain for Analysis of Aeration in Stagnant Water", Association of Technology, Management, and Applied engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Panama City, FL, October, 2010.

Grants:

- Co-PI on a $20,000 Award for Additional Rapid Prototyping equipment, February 2015, to Pentair Foundation, Mount Sterling, KY. [Status: submitted].
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Co-PI on a $20,000 Award for Rapid Prototyping equipment, April 2014, to Pentair Foundation, Mount Sterling, KY. [Grant awarded in June 2014].
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PI on a $41,839 Donation Award for Energy Systems and Sustainability Laboratory Equipment, Sept., 2013. [$30,000 awarded by the Siemens Building Technologies Education Fund and $11,839 awarded by the Morehead State University Administration].  
-  Recipient of $2,400 MSU Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Internationalizing the Curriculum travel grant award in Spring 2012. (Visited Ghana in December 2012 - January 2013 to promote the teaching and research in Environmental and Energy Sustainability).  
- PI on a $4,914 MSU Internal Grant proposal: Enhancing the Solar Resource Database in Eastern Kentucky". Status - Awarded, January 2011.
- PI on a 2-year $600,000 Grant Proposal submitted to Alpha Foundation, in collaboration with American Science and Technology (AST), and West Virginia Institute of Technology. (Status: To be re-submitted).
- Recipient of $2,400 MSU Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Internationalizing the Curriculum travel grant award in Spring 2012. (Visited Ghana in December 2012 - January 2013 to promote the teaching and research in Environmental and Energy Sustainability).
- PI on a $4,914 MSU Internal Grant proposal: Enhancing the Solar Resource Database in Eastern Kentucky". Status - Awarded, January 2011.
- Pl on a $249,093 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant proposal: "Enhancing Materials Science Curriculum and Pedagogy, A Path to Improved Student Learning in Engineering and Technology Areas". Status - To be re-submitted in May, 2013.

 

Grants Prior to MSU:

Co-PI on $1,500,000 U.S. Department of Education grant for Research Center for Cutting-Edge Technologies [October 2008 - September 2012]
Co-PI on $15,000 seed grant for Florida Institute for Energy Systems, Economics and Sustainability (IESES) [January2009 - December 2009]
Co-PI on $23,000 grant from Northrop Grumman for Engineering Scholarships and STEM Learning. [Awarded: October, 2009].

Contact Info:
Dr. Hans Chapman
Morehead State University
Dept. of Engineering & Technology Management
School of Engineering & Information Systems
College of Business & Technology

316 Lloyd Cassity Building
Morehead, KY 40351
h.chapman@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606.783.9339
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Bio

Fields of Specialization:

Quality Engineering
Energy Systems
Materials, Design, and Manufacturing Engineering

Education Completed:

PhD, Materials Science & Engineering, University of Surrey, England: Nov., 1999.
M.S., Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland: Oct., 1994.
B.S.,
Materials Science & Engineering, University of Science & Technology, Ghana: Sept., 1992.
Certificate in Welding Technology, The Welding Institute of United Kingdom, May, 1994. 

Certifications:

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (2016)
Trainer in Photovoltaic Systems (2011)

Most Recent Award:

2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Engineering and Information Systems, College of Business and Technology, Morehead State University

Professional Membership:

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) 

Recent Appointment/Promotion:

August 2015: Tenure / Promotion to Associate Professor, MSU
October 2009: Associate Professor, Morehead State University (MSU), Morehead, KY

Previous Appointments:

August 2007: Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, FL
August 2005: Adjunct Professor, College of Engineering Sciences, Technology, and Agriculture (CESTA), Florida A & M University
January 2004: Associate Director for Research, Center for Cutting-Edge Technologies, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, FL

Other Professional Activity:

Vice-President, Management Division of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), (current)
Member: Kentucky Department of Energy (DoE) Environmental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Subcommittee (current)
Member: Morehead State University President’s Learning Academy (PLA) Class of 2012.
Faculty (Engineering): Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) (Summer 2012 – present)
Designated Faculty: MSU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

Institutional Service:

Member of the MSU Faculty Senate Green Committee

Reviewer:

International Journal of Modern Manufacturing (IJME)
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Technology Interface International Journal (TIIJ)
International Association of Journals and Conferences (IAJC)
Journal of Sustainable Energy Systems (JSES) 

Evan Ferrell
Evan, a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Engineering and Technology Management, spent the summer of 2016 completing an internship at Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. in Berea, KY. Upon graduation, Evan would like to work in their leadership program. He plans to establish tool life standards for the lathes at Hitachi for his master’s thesis.

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