- MEEM 801
Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
- DSc, New Mexico State University
In recent years, Lumsdaine's interests have been in how to enhance learning, innovation, engineering design, quality, and teamwork in academia and industry. He has developed and taught contextual heat transfer, as well as math review and NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) courses in industry. As a management consultant for Ford Motor Company, he has been heavily involved in the development of the C3P education and training program, heading up a coalition of several Michigan universities and colleges participating in the program. His work in heat transfer has focused on alternative energy sources and machines. To facilitate technology transfer and economic development, he has developed a practical course in entrepreneurship and effective problem solving needed for business startup.
Areas of Expertise
- Engineering Education
- High-Tech Training
- Noise and Vibrations
- Heat Transfer
- Contextual Heat Transfer
- NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness)
- Edward Lumsdaine, Binks, M., "Entrepreneurship from Creativity to Innovation," 206 pages, 2006-01-00
- Lumsdaine, E., and Binks, Martin, Keep on Moving! Entrepreneurial Creativity and Effective Problem Solving, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2003.
- Lumsdaine, E., Lumsdaine, M., and Shelnutt, J. William, Creative Problem Solving and Engineering Design, McGraw-Hill, 1999.
- Lumsdaine, E. and Lumsdaine, M., "Prerequisites for Organizational Innovation," Chapter 2 in Break-Out Creativity (Rick Crandall, ed.), Select Press, 1998.
- Lumsdaine, E., and Lumsdaine, M., Creative Problem Solving: Thinking Skills for a Changing World, McGraw-Hill, 1995.
- Lumsdaine, M. and Lumsdaine, E., "Thinking Preferences of Engineering Students: Implications for Curriculum Restructuring," Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 84, No. 2, April 1995, pp. 193-204.