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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Robert Weissbach

  • Chair, Department of Engineering Technology
  • Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology
Robert Weissbach

274-7799
ET 201
rweissba@iupui.edu
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Education

  • Arizona State University, Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., 08/1998
  • RPI-Hartford Graduate Center, Electrical Engineering, B.S., 08/1990
  • University of Florida, Electrical Engineering, B.S., 12/1987

Professional Experience

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Engineering, Penn State Behrend, 8/1998 - 8/1998
  • Teaching & Research Assistant, Arizona State University, 8/1994 - 8/1994
  • Engineer/Senior Engineer, General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, 7/1988 - 7/1988
  • Test/Quality/Software Engineer, IBM Corporation (co-op), 1/1986 - 5/1986

Selected Publications

  • Weissbach, R. and Pflueger, R., “Collaborating with Writing Centers on Interdisciplinary Peer Tutor Training to Improve Writing Support for Engineering Students,” IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Vol. 61, No. 2, pp. 206 – 220, June 2018, 7/2015
  • Rasouli, Mohammad, Weissbach, Robert, and Yeung, Deryck, “Introducing Advanced Control Methods to Undergraduates Using a State Space Model of a Synchronous Generator,” Journal of Engineering Technology, pp. 16 – 29, Fall 2017, 9/2014
  • Pflueger, R., Weissbach, R. and Gallagher, S., “Strengthening Technical Writing Knowledge Transfer through Targeted Study in a First-Year Composition Course,” Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES), Dublin, IE, July 2015, 6/2013
  • Wang, W. L., Coulston, C., Weissbach, R., and Tang, M. H., “Connecting Supply and Demand Vertices with Fault Tolerance,” International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering and Applications (IJCSEA), Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1 – 15, 4/2013
  • Weissbach, Robert S., Joseph W. Snyder, Edward R. Evans Jr, and James R. Carucci Jr. "Industrial Sponsor Perspective On Leveraging Capstone Design Projects To Enhance Their Business." American Journal of Engineering Education (AJEE) 8, no. 1 (2017): 13-22, 2/2013

Expertise

Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Power Electronics, Engineering Education

Interests

Undergraduate Technical Writing with Peer Tutors, Estimating Energy Storage Needs