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Vladimir Genis

Vladimir Genis

Department Head
Genisv@drexel.edu
Phone: 215-895-0902
Fax: 215-895-0963

Degrees:

Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, Kiev State University, Ukraine
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Kiev, Ukraine

Program Affiliation:

B.S., Engineering Technology, M.S., Engineering Technology

Personal Statement:

Professional Experience:

  • 2013-Present: College of Engineering, Department of Engineering Technology, Drexel University, Department Head, Professor.
  • 2003 –2013: School of Technology and Professional Studies, Drexel University Professor and Program Director. Engineering Technology
  • 1989-2003: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University, Associate Research Professor
  • 1978-1988: Industrial Design Company, Kiev, Ukraine, Chief Specialist
  • 1969-1978: Kiev Polytechnic University, Kiev, Ukraine, Project Director
Chair - Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Department Heads Association.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Innovative Technologies.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Engineering Technology.


Member of Acoustical Society of America, American Society for Engineering Education, American Society for Nondestructive Testing.


Areas of Expertise:

  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Nondestructive Evaluation
  • Piezoelectric Transducers and Arrays
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Engineering Education
  • Patents:
    Piezoelectric Stun Projectile. U.S. Patent No.: 7,421,951.
    Patent awarded, August 5, 2008.

    Piezoelectric Powered Vehicles and Motors. U.S. Patent No.: 7,443,083.
    Patent awarded, October 28, 2008.

    Piezoelectric Stun Projectile. U.S. Patent No.: 7,506,588.
    Patent awarded, March 24, 2009.

    Piezoelectric Stun Projectile. U.S. Patent No.: 7,658,151.
    Patent awarded, February 9, 2010.

    Piezoelectric Powered Vehicles and Motors. U.S. Patent No.: 7,679,271.
    Patent awarded, March 16, 2010.
                
    Physical Therapy Systems and Methods. U.S. Patent Application No.: 61/167,679. Patent pending.

Academic Distinctions:

Research and Educational Grants 2003 -2013:

9/1/12-8/31/14
Research Initiation Grant: Establishing a Research Collaboration between Cognitive Scientists and Engineering and Engineering Technology Faculty: Integrating Creativity into Undergraduate Course Projects. Source: NSF, $157,298. Co-PI

3/1/11-2/28/13
Lab-on-a-Chip: Integrating Microfluidics into Engineering Technology Curricula. Source: NSF, $200,000. Co-PI

3/1/09-2/28/12
Development of the laboratory-based course in Lean Six Sigma nanomanufacturing. Source: NSF, $150,000. PI

3/1/07 – 8/31/10
Implementation of the Internet-Based Ultrasound Nondestructive Evaluation Laboratory for Applied Engineering Technology Curriculum. Source: NSF, $178,452. PI

7/1/07-8/31/10
Collaborative Project (BCC). Institution-Level Reform of an Engineering Technology Program. Source: NSF, $84,370. PI

Research Interests:

  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Nondestructive Evaluation
  • Piezoelectric Transducers and Arrays
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Engineering Education

Publications:

Articles:

  • V. Genis and S. Vyas. Hardware-Based NDE Remote Laboratory Exercises. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference “Application of Contemporary Non-Destructive Testing in Engineering”, Portoroz, Slovenia, pp. 451-457, 2013.
  • Vladimir Genis and Adrian Pollock. Nondestructive Evaluation Courses for Undergraduate Engineering and Engineering Technology Students. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Acoustic Emission, pp. 1 – 13, 2012.
  • V. Genis, W. Rosen, M. Mauk, J. Milbrandt, E. Carr, and S. Gupta. Physical Therapy System for Children with Hemiplegia. Proceedings of the World Scientific and Engineering Academy (WSEAS) International Conference on Biomedical Electronics, pp. 138-142, 2011.
  • V. Genis, D. McEachron, F. Cornelius, and K. Pourrezaei. Transdisciplinary Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory. Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, pp. 1-11, 2011.
  • Vladimir Genis, Michael Mauk, Yury Gogotsi, Dhruv Sakalley, James Hagarman, and Holly Birnside. Lean Six Sigma Nanomanufacturing Course for Undergraduate Engineering Technology and Engineering Programs. Journal of Engineering Technology. Vol 27, No. 2, pp. 18-29, 2010.
  • V. Genis and S. Vyas. Internet-Based Nondestructive Testing Laboratory. Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovative Technologies, pp. 26-29, 2010.
  • V. Genis and F. Reisman. Preparing a Successful NSF Grant Proposal: A Case Study. Journal of Engineering Technology. Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 8-16, 2010. 
  • Vladimir Genis, Siddharth Vyas, and Jacek Milbrandt V. Traditional and Real-Time Remote NDT Instruction. Materials Evaluation. Vol. 68, No. 2, pp. 128-134, 2010.
  • Vladimir Genis. A University Course on the Physical Principles of Ultrasound Nondestructive Evaluation. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 28B. American Institute of Physics, New York, 2009, pp. 1998-2005.
  • V. Genis and M. Zagorski. Educational ultrasound nondestructive testing laboratory. Journal of Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 124 (3), pp. 1411-1418, 2008.
  • Vladimir Genis. Physical Principles of Ultrasound Nondestructive Evaluation. Materials Evaluation. Vol. 66, No. 6, pp. 548-553, 2008.
  • V. Genis, A. Fridman, and A. Gutsol. Environmental Control Plasma Educational Laboratory. In Plasma Assisted Decontamination of Biological and Chemical Agents. Springer, the Netherlands, 2008, pp. 151-158.
  • V. Genis, T. Midora, R. Bottari, and A. Genis. Nondestructive Testing Course for Engineering Technology Students. Materials Evaluation. Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 374-379, 2008.

Conference Presentations:

  • V. Genis and S. Vyas. Hardware-Based NDE Remote Laboratory Exercises. Presented at the 12th International Conference “Application of Contemporary Non-Destructive Testing in Engineering”, Portoroz, Slovenia, September 2013.
  • Vladimir Genis and Adrian Pollock. Nondestructive Evaluation Courses for Undergraduate Engineering and Engineering Technology Students. 7th International Conference on Acoustic Emission, Granada, Spain, September 2012.
  • Michael G. Mauk, Richard Chiou, Vladimir Genis, M. Eric Carr, Daniel Tadros, and Christopher Sikich. Microfluidics in Engineering, Science, and Technology Education. ASEE Conference, NSF Grantees Session, San Antonio, June 2012.
  • V. Genis, W. Rosen, M. Mauk, J. Milbrandt, E. Carr, and S. Gupta. Physical Therapy System for Children with Hemiplegia. World Scientific and Engineering Academy (WSEAS) International Conference on Biomedical Electronics. Florence, Italy, August 2011.
  • Michael Mauk, Vladimir Genis, Yury Gogotsi, Dhruv Sakalley, James Hagarman, and Holly Birnside. Lean Six Sigma Nanomanufacturing Course for Engineering and Engineering Technology Programs. ASEE Conference, NSF Grantees Session, Vancouver, Canada, June 2011.
  • V. Genis, D. McEachron, F. Cornelius, and K. Pourrezaei. Transdisciplinary Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory. ASEE Conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 2011.
  • V. Genis and S. Vyas. Internet-Based Nondestructive Testing Laboratory. International Conference on Innovative Technologies, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2010.
  • Vladimir Genis, Michael Mauk, Yury Gogotsi, Dhruv Sakalley, James Hagarman, and Holly Birnside. Development of the Laboratory-Based Course in Lean Six Sigma Nanomanufacturing. American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Luisville, KY, June 2010.
  • Vladimir Genis, Siddharth Vyas, and Jacek Milbrandt V. Blended mode instruction of the NDE course. Annual ASNT Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 2009.
  • Vladimir Genis. Physical Therapy System for Children with Hemiplegia. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Munich, Germany, September 7 - 12, 2009.
  • V. Genis. Response-Contingent Auditory and Visual Therapy Device for Children with Hemiplegia. International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience. Bodrum, Turkey, September 1 – 6, 2008.
  • V. Genis, I. L. Oboznenko, and D. H. Tran. Parametric Mechanism of Subharmonic Generation by the Microbubble Contrast Agents. 145th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Nashville, Tennessee, April 28-May 2, 2003.