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Senior Design Course Delivery Model Using An Industry Coordinator

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Capstone Design II

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Design in Engineering Education

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13.1068.1 - 13.1068.12



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Perry Parendo University of St. Thomas

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Perry Parendo received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota focusing on Design and Controls technology. He spent 20 years working in design and project management positions in various industries, most recently creating a consulting company called Perry’s Solutions, LLC focusing on R&D applications. He has taught Design of Experiments in the Graduate Engineering Program at the University of St Thomas since 1996 and added Senior Design activities in 2006.

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Jeff Jalkio University of St. Thomas

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Jeff Jalkio received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and worked for thirteen years in industry in the fields of optical sensor design and process control. In 1984, he co-founded CyberOptics Corporation, where he led engineering efforts as Vice President of Research. In 1997 he returned to academia, joining the engineering faculty of the University of St. Thomas where he teaches courses in digital electronics, computing, electromagnetic fields, controls, and design.

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Parendo, P., & Jalkio, J. (2008, June), Senior Design Course Delivery Model Using An Industry Coordinator Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3213

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