Annmarie Thomas Ph.D.

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BOOKS

AM. Thomas. (2014). Making Makers: Kids, Tools, and the Future of Innovation. Maker Media.  

K. Fontichiaro, AM. Thomas. (2014) Squishy Circuits. Cherry Lake Publishing. 

BOOK CHAPTERS

AM. Thomas. (2013). Preface. In Buechley, L., Peppler, K., and Eisenberhg, M. (eds), Textile Messages: Dispatches from the World of E-Textiles and Education.  

AM. Thomas. (2013). Squishy Circuits. In Honey, M. & Kanter, D. (eds), Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators, pp. 119-137. 

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

A.M. Thomas (2016) Playing with Food. Make, 52.

A.M. Thomas (2014)  Why space tourism still deserves a chance WIRED.com Opinion.

A.M. Thomas. (2013) Why Make?. Make, 33, 12. 

A.M. Thomas. (2012) Not Failure. Make, 31, 17. 

A.M. Thomas. (2012) Real Tools for Kids. Make, 29, 27. 

S. Johnson and A.M. Thomas. (2010) 1+2+3: Sculpting Circuits. Make, 22, 78-79.

A.M. Thomas and J.B. Hansen. (2009) Engineering Literacy: Building Familiarity with Engineering
in K-12 Schools. Manufacturing Success, Summer 2009 edition.

A.M. Polsenberg, J.E. Kerwin, and T.E. Taylor. (2000) A Manual for the Coupling of PBD-14 and DTNSAX: A Coupled Lifting-Surface Design/Analysis Program for Marine Propulsors. Technical report, MIT Department of Ocean Engineering. Cambridge, MN.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

A.M. Thomas and J. Abraham. (2010) Numerical Simulation of Circular Synthetic Jets with Asymmetric Forcing Profile. Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, 4, 1-7.

J. Abraham and A.M. Thomas. (2009) Induced Co-flow and Laminar-to-Turbulent Transition with Synthetic Jets. Computers & Fluids, 38, 1011-1017.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

(High school and undergraduate students annotated by * )

B. Kasper*, A. Haugh*, N. Kasper*, B. Gunderson, AM. Thomas, and D. Besser. (2016) Design, Implementation, and Assessment of an After-School Engineering Program for Deaf Students. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

A. Haugh*, O. Lang*, AM. Thomas, D. Monson, and D. Besser. (2016) Assessing the Effectiveness of an Engineering Summer Day Camp. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

E. Koller*, L. Van Beek*, D. Besser, S. Selcen Guzey, and AM. Thomas. (2015)  Implementing and Evaluating An E-Textile Curriculum in an Engineering Summer Program for Girls. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

A. Zierden*, B. Boyd, and AM. Thomas. (2014) Science and Engineering Practices in Food Science and Chemistry. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference. Iowa City, IA.

A. Lague*, and AM. Thomas. (2014) Do Robots Burp? Stories to Inspire Very Young Engineers. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference. Iowa City, IA.

B. Kasper*, E.  Koller*, B. Gunderson*, and AM. Thomas. (2014) Creative Circuits with Deaf Students. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference. Iowa City, IA.

 M. Schmidtbauer*, S. Johnson*, J. Jalkio, and AM. Thomas. (2012) Squishy Circuits as a Tangible Interface. Proceedings of  Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Computer Human Interactions. New York, NY.

A.M. Thomas, J.B. Hansen, S.H. Cohn, and B.P. Jensen*. (2011) Development and Assessment of an Engineering Course for In-Service and Pre-Service K-12 Teachers. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC. 

S. Johnson* and A.M. Thomas. (2011) Exchange: Using Squishy Circuit Technology in the Classroom. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC. 

A.M. Thomas and J.B. Hansen. (2011) Certificate/Concentration in Engineering for P-12 Educators. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC. 

A.M. Thomas, K. Berrier, and A. Guggenbuehl*. (2011) Daring Young Engineers on the Flying Trapeze: Using Circus Arts to Teach Dynamics. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC. 

W. Besser* and A.M. Thomas. (2011) A Comparison of Design Education Across Two Fields: Lessons from Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC. 

W. Besser* and A.M. Thomas. (2011) Roles in the Design Process: A Survey of Engineering and Industrial Design Educators. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC. 

J.B. Hansen, A.M. Thomas, and J. Wall. (2010) Teacher Competency in Engineering Education: A Professional Development Approach. Proceedings of the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Seaside, OR. 

B. Turek-Krengel*, S. Woelber, E. Johnson, and A.M. Thomas. (2010) Poster: Windmills in Trigonometry Class. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Louisville, KY.

J. Nesbitt* and A.M. Thomas. (2010) Bridging the Digital Divide One Tweet at a Time: Twitter- Enabled Devices for Family Communication. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Computer Human Interactions. Atlanta, GA.

S. Johnson* and A.M. Thomas. (2010) Squishy Circuits: A Tangible Medium for Electronics Education. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Computer Human Interactions. Atlanta, GA.

A.M. Thomas and J.R. Prichard. (2008) Brain-Machine Interfaces: A Team-Taught Seminar Bridging Disciplines and Fostering Discussions. Proceedings of the 2008 Frontiers in Education Conference. Saratoga Springs, NY.

A.M. Thomas and J.R. Prichard. (2007) Design for an Aging Population: A Multi-Disciplinary Design Retreat. Proceedings of the ASEE 2007 North Midwest Sectional Conference. Houghton, MI.

A.M. Polsenberg Thomas and M. Breitenberg. (2007) Engineering for Non-Engineers: Learning from Nature’s Designs. Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference. Honolulu, HI.

J. Abraham and A.M. Thomas. (2007) Numerical Simulation of Induced Co-Flow and Laminar-to-Turbulent Transition Associated with Synthetic Jets. Proceedings of Flucome 2007. Tallahassee, FL.

A.M. Polsenberg Thomas, J. Burdick, and K. Mohseni. (2005) “An Experimental Study of Voice-Coil Driven Synthetic Jet Propulsion for Underwater Vehicles.” Proceedings of OCEANS 2005. Washington, D.C.

A.M. Polsenberg Thomas, J. Dabiri, K. Mohseni, and J. Burdick. (2005) “An Experimental Investigation and Modeling of Voice-Coil Driven Synthetic Jet Propulsors for Underwater Vehicles.” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST). Durham, NH.

A.M. Polsenberg Thomas, M. Milano, M. Grazier G’Sell*, K. Fischer*, and J. Burdick. (2005) “Synthetic Jet Propulsion for Small Underwater Vehicles.” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Barcelona, Spain.

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