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Freshman Project: Discovering Global Trends – A Survey Of The Environmental Strategies Of The Aerospace Industry

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Conference

2008 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

FPD7 - Global Warming & Sustainability for First-Year Students

Tagged Division

First-Year Programs

Page Count

10

Page Numbers

13.629.1 - 13.629.10

DOI

10.18260/1-2--3442

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https://peer.asee.org/3442

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33

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Alex Friess

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Alexander Friess is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University. He received his B.Sc. in Physics and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research background includes experimental fluid dynamics, composite materials and performance optimization, and he has been active globally as consultant and design engineer working on a variety of projects, including participating in the design and engineering of South Africa’s yacht for the America’s Cup 2007. Current interests include instrumentation, renewable energy applications, and the field of engineering design (i.e. design innovation, inclusiveness and usability), as well as design education with a focus on multinational student collaboration and educating the “global engineer”.

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Carol Briam Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University

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Carol Briam is an Assistant Professor of English at Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University. She received a Ph.D. in English Rhetoric and Linguistics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. She also holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Arizona. A former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, she lived in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America, before moving to Dubai in 2007. Her interests lie in the areas of technical and management communication, information design, and cross-cultural communication.

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Linda Thompson Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University

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Linda Thompson is Director of Integrated Curriculum at Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University. She teaches the University Success class for all first year students. She received her B.A. in Elementary Education, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction and Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Her research interests include administrative leadership for diverse populations, increasing ESL student achievement, and meeting the needs of secondary ESL students in the content areas. Current interests include, developing programs which ensure university success for ESL students, integrated curriculum at an aviation focused university, and accreditation processes.

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Hemdeep Dulthummon Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University

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Hemdeep Dulthummon is an undergraduate student at Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University. He is currently doing a B.Sc. in Flight and Aviation Management but plans to switch to Aerospace Engineering.

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Friess, A., & Briam, C., & Thompson, L., & Dulthummon, H. (2008, June), Freshman Project: Discovering Global Trends – A Survey Of The Environmental Strategies Of The Aerospace Industry Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3442

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