About Us

The ASEE North Central Section belongs to Zone II and covers the following states: Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania (zip code prefixes 150 through 154, 156, 160 through 165), and West Virgini

Section Officers

Section Chair: David Sanchez, Ph.D., Asst. Prof. Civil & Environmental Engineering, Asst. Director Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 153 Benedum Hall, 3700 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, (412), 624-9793 (office), (412) 624-7820 (fax), [email protected]

Section Vice Chair: Andrew Milks, Ed.D., P.E., Professor
College of Engineering and Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Schrank Hall South 221E, Akron, OH 44325-6104, (330) 972-2449, 
[email protected]

Past Section Chair: Nicholas Baine, Ph.D., P.E., Assoc. Prof., School of Engineering, Grand Valley State University, 227 Kennedy Hall of Engineering, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, (616) 331-6756, [email protected]

Secretary: Andrew Kline, Ph.D., Assoc. Dean Emeritus, Western Michigan University, (269) 271-5123, [email protected]

Treasurer: Gregory Harstine, P.E., Assoc. Prof. of Practice, College of Engineering and Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Schrank Hall South 221D, Akron, OH 44325-6104, (330) 972-6234, [email protected]

Newsletter Editor: Jeffrey Kastner, Ph.D., Assist. Prof., College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati, 881 Rhodes Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45221, (513) 556-0027, [email protected]

Zone II Chair (2022-2024): Charles McIntyre, Ph.D., Program Director, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 799 W. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, [email protected]

Campus Rep Coordinator: Craig Gunn, Ph.D., Senior Academic Specialist – Curriculum Development Michigan State University, 428 S. Shaw Lane, Room: 2443, East Lansing, MI 48824, (517) 355-5160, [email protected]

Director (2022-2024): Carmen Cioc, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Mechanical Engineering Technology, The University of Toledo, NE 1621, 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606, (419) 530-3017, [email protected]

Director (2022-2024): Yogendra Panta, Ph.D., P.E., Prof., Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Learning Resource Center, 319M, 410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801, (304) 929-1661 [email protected]

Director (2023-2025): Lin Zhao, Ph.D., Prof., Electrical and Cyber Engineering, Gannon University, Office: Zurn 303, 109 University Square, Erie, PA, 16541, (814) 871-5854, [email protected]

Director (2023-2025): Kimberlyn Gray, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University Institute of Technology Learning Resource Center, 305B, 410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801, (304) 929-1652, [email protected]

Best Paper Awards Chair: Tony Kerzmann Ph.D., Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, 512 Benedum Hall, 3700 O’Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, (412) 383-5064, [email protected]

2024 Program Chair: Matthew Cavalli, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Professor, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo MI 49008-5314, (269) 276-3249, [email protected]

2025 Program Chair: David A. Dampier, Ph.D., Professor and Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Marshall University, Office: WAEC 2103K, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755, (304) 696-3066, [email protected]

2026 Program Chair: Mt. Union University

Webmaster: Wook-Sung Yoo, Ph.D., Director of Research and Weisberg Professor, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, WAEC 2103D, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, Tel: 304-696-5452, [email protected], http://www.marshall.edu/

Senior Director: Betsy M. Aller, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Emerita, Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems, Western Michigan University, 4601 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5336, (269) 271-0338, [email protected]

Previous Year Section Officers


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