CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Using Children’s Stories to Improve Engineering Student Communication with Non-Engineering Audiences

  • Demonstration of 2D NMR in a Powered Magnet at 25 T

  • Accommodating the use of Pulsed Field Gradients with Feedback Control in Powered Magnets



Selected PUBLICATIONS

B.D. McPheron, C.R. Thomas, W.J. Palm IV. “Time for Reflection: Development of Twenty Short Videos to Introduce New Topics and Engage Students in Circuit Theory.Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 24-27, 2018.

E.T. Daniels, B.D. McPheron. “A Machine Learning Approach to Classifying Algae Concentrations.2017 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, November 3-5, 2017.

B.D. McPheron, M.Z. McPheron, C.R. Thomas. “Does Performance-Based Assessment in an Introductory Circuits Laboratory Improve Student Learning?Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017.

W.J. Palm IV, N. Martino, B.D. McPheron. “STILAS: STEM Intercultural Leadership Ambassador Scholars in Biology, Marine Biology, and Engineering.Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017.

B.D. McPheron, Charles V. Thangaraj, Charles R. Thomas. “A Mixed Learning Approach to Integrating Digital Signal Processing Laboratory Exercises into a Non-Lab Junior Year DSP Course.Advances in Engineering Education, Spring 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 1.

S.K. Agnalt, D.M. Canfield, K.M. Perreault, J.D. Legris, B.D. McPheron. "Vein Detection Using Vein Transillumination and Contrast Differentiation for Practitioner Aid." 2016 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, November 4-6, 2016.

A.J. Bradley, W.C. Caruso, Y. Zheng, C.V. Thangaraj, B.D. McPheron. "Development of a Low Cost Device for In-Situ Algae Monitoring." 2016 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, November 4-6, 2016.

B.D. McPheron, J.D. Legris, C.P. Flynn, A.J. Bradley, E.T. Daniels. "Development of a Low-Cost Two-Degree of Freedom Spring-Cart System and System Identification Exercises for Dynamic Modeling." Proceedings of the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 26-29, 2016.

J.D. Legris, B.D. McPheron. "Modeling a One and Two-Degree of Freedom Spring-Cart System." Northeast Section American Society for Engineering Education 2016 Conference, April 29-30, 2016.

D.M. Canfield, K.M. Perreault, J.D. Legris, B.D. McPheron. “Translating a Digital Signal Modulation Synthesizer from LabVIEW to Simulink.Northeast Section American Society for Engineering Education 2016 Conference, April 29-30, 2016.

E.T. Daniels, C. Thangaraj, B.D. McPheron. “Evaluation of Standard Municipal Energy Benchmarking Tools.” 2015 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, November 7-8, 2015.

B.D. McPheron, N.J. Benoit, K.M. Cintorino, A.S. Hasan, K.J. Oliveira, A.D. Senerchia, D.M. Wisniewski. “The Use of Digital Reverberation Projects to Teach Audio Signal Processing.” Audio Engineering Society 139th Convention, October 29-November 1, 2015.

K.M. Cintorino, D.M. Wisniewski, B.D. McPheron. “Stacked Modulation in a Hall Reverberation Algorithm.” Audio Engineering Society 139th Convention, October 29-November 1, 2015.

B.D. McPheron, S.M. Gratiano, W.J. Palm IV. “Does Choice of Programming Language Affect Student Understanding of Programming Concepts in a First Year Engineering Course?” 2015 First Year Engineering Experience Conference, August 2-4, 2015

I.M. Litvak, P.L. Gor’kov, J.L. Schiano, B.D. McPheron, Z. Gan, J. Toth, W.W. Brey. “NMR Hardware Development for the 1.5 GHz Series-Connected Hybrid (SCH) Magnet at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory”; 56th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, July 13-17, 2014. 

J.L. Schiano, B.F. Thomson, B.D. McPheron, K.K. Shetty, W.W. Brey, I. Hung, Z. Gan.  “Towards High Resolution NMR in a 36 T Powered Magnet”; 2014 Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (ENC), March 23-28, 2014. 

B.D. McPheron, V.H. Crespi, R.T. Collins, Y. Liu. "Automated Detection of Exploding Blobs in Colloidal Aggregates," CSE Technical Report No. 14-002, January 29, 2014 Pages 1-7.

B. D. McPheron, J. L. Schiano, B. F. Thomson, K. K. Shetty, W. W. Brey, I. Hung, and Z. Gan. “Demonstration of 2D NMR Spectroscopy in a Powered Magnet at 25 T.”  National High Magnetic Field Laboratory 2013 MagLab Research Report, December 2013.  Selected as a highlight for NHMFL Annual report.

B. F. Thomson, J. L. Schiano, B. D. McPheron, K. K. Shetty, and W. W. Brey. “Reduction of Temporal Field Fluctuations in Powered Magnets using Feedback Control.”  National High Magnetic Field Laboratory 2013 MagLab Research Report, December 2013.  Selected as a highlight for NHMFL Annual report.