College of Engineering and Technology

Hugh Jack

Department of Engineering & Technology
Cass Ballenger Distinguished Professor & Department Head
Phone: 828-227-2181
Email: hugh jack@wcu.edu 
Office Address: Belk 220
Personal Website: http://www. hugh jack.com

 

Education and Certifications:

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Ontario
  • M.E.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Ontario
  • B.E.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Western Ontario
  • P.Eng., Professional Engineer, Province of Ontario

Recent Books

  • Jack, Hugh. BOOK: Dynamic System Modeling and Control, 2015.
  • Jack, Hugh. "Automating Manufacturing Systems with PLCs" in 8th Edition, 2014.
  • Jack, Hugh. BOOK: Engineering Design, Planning, and Management. Edited by 1st Edition. Academic Press / Elsevier, 2013.

Recent Papers

Baine, N., Jack, H., "Motivating Non-electrical and Computer Engineering Students to Learn C Programming”, ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, 2015.

Pung, C., Jack, H., "Program Assessment Using Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Requirements" with Chris PungASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, 2015.

Jack, H., "MAKER: A One Hour Robot"ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, 2015.

Keynote/Plenary Address, Jack, H., ASEE Annual Conference, "Interdivisional Town Hall Meeting: Organizing Non-Traditional Sessions on Current Topics," Seattle, WA. (June 2015).

Plouff, Christopher J, Christopher P Pung, and Hugh Jack. Four Pillars of Manufacturing Engineering Outcomes Assessment for Accreditation. (ASEE Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014).

Pung, Christopher P and Hugh Jack. Industry Based Senior Projects and the Four Pillars of Manufacturing Engineering. (ASEE Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014).

Robert Mott, Ronald Bennett, Marshall Gartenlaub, Scott Danielson, Mark Stratton, Hugh Jack, Henry Kraebber, and Phillip Waldrop. Integration of Manufacturing into Mechanical Engineering Curricula. (American Society for Mechanical Engineering annual conference, San Diago, CA, Nov, 2013).

Jack, Hugh. Rapid Product Prototyping and the Four Pillars. (Society of Manufacturing Engineers Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2013, 2013).

Hawks, Val and Hugh Jack. An Educators View of Trends in Manufacturing Education: Learning from the past to plan for the future. (ASEE Annual Meeting in San Antonio June 2012, 2012).

Balasubramanian, Priya, Archana Pradeep, Deepak Dileepkumar, John Farris, and Hugh Jack. Cancer Recovery Analysis System. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada: American Society for Mechanical Engineering Conference, 2014).

Jack, Hugh. 2013 State of Manufacturing Education. (ASEE Annual Meeting in Atlanta Georgia, June 2013, 2013).

Jack, Hugh, Robert Mott, Mark Stratton, Phil Waldrop, and Karen Wosczyna-Birch. Curricula 2015; An update for 2012. (ASEE Annual Meeting in San Antonio June 2012, 2012).

Jack, Hugh. The 2012 State of Manufacturing Education. (ASEE Annual Meeting in San Antonio June 2012, 2012).

Mott, Robert, Ron Bennett, Hugh Jack, Steve Wendel, Mark Stratton, Raju Venkitaswamy, Winston Erevelles, and Phil Waldrop. The Four Pillars of Manufacturing Engineering: What Engineering and Technology Graduates Should Know About Manufacturing. (ASEE Annual Meeting in San Antonio June 2012, 2012).

Jack, Hugh. 2013 State of Manufacturing Education. (ASEE Annual Meeting in Atlanta Georgia, June 2013, 2013).

Jack, Hugh. Guiding Student Design Teams to Successful Specifications. (ASEE Annual Meeting Atlanta Georgia, June 2013, 2013).

Jack, Hugh. Using the Parallax Propeller for Mechatronics Education. (ASEE Annual Meeting Atlanta Georgia June 2013, 2013).

Mott, Robert, Mark Stratton, Ronald Bennett, Raju Venkitaswamy, Hugh Jack, and Phillip Waldrop. "JOURNAL: The Four Pillars of Manufacturing Engineering: Its Application to Engineering Technology Education." (2012).

Waldrop, Phil and Hugh Jack. "JOURNAL: Preparation of Engineering and Technology Graduates for Manufacturing Careers." Technology Interface International Journal, (2012).

Farris, John and Hugh Jack. "Enhanced Concept Selection." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Meeting, (2011).

Jack, Hugh. "The 2010 State of Manufacturing Education." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Meeting, (2011).

Mott, R and Hugh Jack. "What is Curriculum 2015?" Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Meeting, (2011).

Jack, Hugh. "A New Model for Author Driven Digital Publishing." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Meeting, (2010).

Jack, Hugh. "Perceptions in the Manufacturing Education Community." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Meeting, (2010).

Jack, Hugh. "Risk Assessment Tool for Managing Student Design Projects." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Meeting, (2010).

Jack, Hugh. "A Web Based Approach to Senior Project Management." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, (2009).

Jack, Hugh, B Mott, V Raju, and D Wells. "Curricula 2015 – Moving Manufacturing Curricula Forward." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, (2009).

Jack, Hugh. "Industry Trends and Developments: Manufacturing Education and Research." Proceedings of the Society of Manufacturing Engineering Annual Meeting, (2009).

Jack, Hugh, B Mott, V Raju, and D Wells. "Manufacturing Education Leadership Forums." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, (2009).

Chaphalkar, Pramod G, Shirley T Fleischmann, Janice S Pawloski, and Hugh Jack. "Preparation for Innovative Statics and Solid Mechanics Course Sequence." Proceedings of the ASEE 2009 Annual Conference, (2009).

Jack, Hugh. "Using a Wiki for Professional Communication and Collaboration." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, (2009).

Jack, Hugh. "Using a Wiki for Collaborative Academic Work." Proceedings of the ASEE North Central Section Meeting, (2009).

Jack, Hugh. "Teaching a Communication Intensive Capstone Course with Free Services." 8th Annual Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium, (2009).

Jack, H., Manufacturing Education Transformation Summit, "Manufacturing Transformation," Austin, TX. (June 2009).

Jack, H., SME Annual Meeting, "Manufacturing Education Leadership Forum; A Vision for Progress," Detroit, MI. (June 1, 2008).

 

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