Chip Ferguson

 

Department of Engineering & Technology
Associate Dean and Associate Professor

Chip Ferguson


Phone: 828-227-2167
Email: cferguson@wcu.edu 
Office Address: Belk 164

Education
  • Ed. D.,Western Carolina University
  • M.S., University of Southern Mississippi
  • B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Courses

Engineering Statics, Engineering Graphics, Metrology and Reverse Engineering, 3-D Computer Modeling, Advanced 3D Computer Modeling and Rapid Prototyping, and Engineering Project Capstone.

Professional Interests

Interests include product design and development; 3D constraint-based computer modeling, rapid prototyping; engineering and technology curriculum development; and ABET assessment.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Ferguson, C. & Sanger, P. (2011). Facilitating student professional readiness through industry sponsored senior capstone projects.Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Vancouver, BC. June, 2011.

Sanger, P. & Ferguson, C. (2009). Integrating Project Management, ProductDevelopment And Senior Capstone Into A Course Sequence That Creates New Products And Patents For Students. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas. June, 2009

Ferguson, C. & Ball, A. (2008). A comparison of instructional methods for improving the spatial-visualization ability of freshman technology seminar students. Proceeding of the International Journal of Modern Engineering. April, 2008 Subsequent publication appeared in the IJME Technology Interface Journal. Presented paper at conference.

Ball, A. & Ferguson, C. (2008). Development and field testing of a hybrid water heating and dehumidification appliance. Proceeding of the International Journal of Modern Engineering.  April, 2008 Subsequent publication appeared in the IJME Technology Interface Journal

Sims, B., Ferguson, C., & Birnberg, H. (2006). Computer graphics history and effects on a current construction management curriculum. Journal of the American Professional Constructor, V30 (1), April, 2006.

Ball, A. K., Miceli, F., Ferguson, C. W., & Baskin, E. (2005). Residential water heating dehumidifier (WHD) with devoted dehumidification. The 2005 American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Symposium on the Analysis/Applications of Heat Pump/Refrigeration Cycles & CHP, Orlando, FL., November 13-18, 2005.

Ferguson, C. W., Ball, A. K., Stone, W. L., & McCrary, P. (2004). Engaging industry in graduate engineering/technology education. Presentation and Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland, Oregon. June, 2005. Presented paper at conference.

 

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