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Raj Desai

Email Addresses
raj.desai@msutexas.edu
My Websites
  • Engineering, McCoy School of
    Associate Professor

    Office Location
    McCoy Engineering Hall 105A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4460

    Engineering, McCoy School of
    Chair

    Office Location
    McCoy Engineering Hall 105A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4460
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2020 MENG 2104 Circuits McCoy Engineering Hall
    Details Fall 2020 MENG 1132 Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall
    Details Fall 2020 MENG 1101 Intro to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall
  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    University of Northern Iowa Doctor of Industrial Technology
    University of Texas, Permian Basin M.B.A.
    Texas A&M University M.S., Electrical Engineering
    Bangalore University B.E., Electronics Engineering
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    University of Texas, Permian Basin Chair, Undergraduate Studies, College of Business & Engineering Aug 2004 Aug 2015
    Midwestern State University Chair, McCoy School of Engineering Aug 2015 Present
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    RECENT PUBLICATIONS

    • Desai, R. 2019. Implementing 3D Printing in the Curriculum. Journal of Quality Management Systems, Applied Engineering, and Technology Management.
    • Desai, R. 2019. Adapting to Change: Designing Collapsible Products for Space Optimization.Journal of Quality Management Systems, Applied Engineering, and Technology Management.
    • Desai, R. 2018. Project Based Innovation to Improve Pallet Recycling. American Journal of Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 3.
    • Desai, R. 2017. Teaching Innovation to Freshman Engineering Students. Journal of Quality Management Systems, Applied Engineering, and Technology Management, Volume 7, Issue 2.
    • Desai, R. 2016. Online Education for the Working Professional. International Journal of New Technologies in Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 1, January 2016, ISSN 2349-0780.
    • Desai, R. 2015. Current Issues in Higher Education: Faculty Productivity, Distance Education, Course Assessment, and Online Proctoring, International Journal of Research in Business and Technology, Volume 6, No. 3, June 2015.
    • Desai, R. 2014. Practical Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Leadership for Technology, Business, & Engineering Professionals. Asian Journal of Business and Management, Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014.
    • Desai, R. 2013. Online Education for the Student Professional. Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 4 No. 6, June 2013.
    • Desai, R. 2012. Leadership in Higher Education: Professional Development of Deans, International Leadership Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 2, summer 2012.
    • Desai, R. 2012. Teaching Technologists Sustainable Innovation, International Journal of Innovation Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2012.

     

    RECENT PROCEEDINGS

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    • Desai, R. 2019. Innovative Designs for Space Optimization. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.
    • Desai, R. 2018. Projects for Pallet Recycling in a Solid Modeling Course. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.
    • Desai, R. 2017. Innovative Projects by Freshmen Engineering Students. International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Technology Management Conference Proceeding.
    • Desai, R. 2017. Teaching Innovation to Freshmen Engineering Students. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.
    • Desai, R. 2016. Online Technology Education for the Working Professional. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.
    • Desai, R. 2013. Online Education for the Student Professional. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference Proceeding.

     

    RECENT PRESENTATIONS

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    • Desai, R., Innovative Designs for Space Optimization. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, March 2019.
    • Desai, R., Innovative Projects Using Recycled Pallets. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, April 2018.
    • Desai, R., Innovative Projects by Freshmen Engineering Students. International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Technology Management Conference, April 2017.
    • Desai, R., Online Technology Education for the Working Professional. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, March 2016.
    • Desai, R., Online Education for the Student Professional. ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, March 2013.
       

    RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

    ·      Visited Transland in Wichita Falls on March 5, 2020.

    ·      Visited Production Machine & Tool in Wichita Falls on January 23, 2020.

    Attended Creating a Service Learning Designated Course on January 15, 2020.
     

    Visited Echometer in Wichita Falls on October 24, 2019. Echometer supplies instruments,technology and training for analyzing and optimizing the performance of oil wells.

    ·     Visited Pratt & Whitney in Wichita Falls on August 22, 2019.

    Visited Toyota Manufacturing Plant in San Antonio on July 25, 2019.
    Visited H.E.B. Distribution Center in San Marcos on July 24, 2019.

    ·     Visited WPT Power in Wichita Falls along with other faculty on May 15, 2019. They are doing a senior design project with us.

    ·      Attended Senior Design presentation at Arconic on May 9, 2019. Kentzie Rhodes, Process Engineer at Arconic, a 2018 graduate from MSU was in charge of the project.