This collection contains scholarly articles, reports and other publications authored by faculty members in the Integrated Engineering Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Submissions from 2019

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Report from the STEM 2026 Workshop on Assessment, Evaluation, and Accreditation, Rebecca Bates, Angela Arnold, Cary Komoto, Peggy Brickman, R. Alan Cheville, Elizabeth Longley, Jose Mestre, Mihaela Sabin, and James Warnock

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Iron Range Engineering - An Overview of Design and Open-Ended Problem Solving Activities in an Interdisciplinary, Project-based Learning Program, Elizabeth Pluskwik

Submissions from 2018

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Effectiveness of Gamification Activities in a Project-based Learning Classroom, Eleanor Leung and Elizabeth Pluskwik

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Growing Entrepreneurial Mindset in Interdisciplinary Student Engineers: Experiences of a Project-Based Engineering Program, Elizabeth Pluskwik, Eleanor Leung, and Andrew Lillesve

Submissions from 2017

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Uniquely Factorable Hexagonal Constellation Designs for Noncoherent SIMO Systems, Eleanor Leung, Zheng Dong, and Jian-Kang Zhang

Submissions from 2015

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Leading Large-Scale Change in an Engineering Program, Cheryl Allendoerfer, Rebecca Bates, Jennifer Karlin, Ronald Ulseth, and Dan Ewert

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Shifting Facilitator Roles: The Challenges and Experiences of Tutors within Aalborg and Maastricht PBL Settings, Lilian Furquim, Elizabeth Pluskwik, and Sally Wiggins

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Professional Competency Development in a PBL Curriculum, Bart Johnson and Ronald Ulseth

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Iron Range Engineering PBL Experience, Ronald Ulseth and Bart Johnson

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Differences in Self-Efficacy among Women and Minorities in STEM, Denise Wilson, Rebecca Bates, Elaine P. Scott, Sarah Marie Painter, and Jamie Shaffer

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Belonging and Engagement Among Undergraduate STEM Students: A Multi-Institutional Study, Denise Wilson, Diane Jones, Fraser Bocell, Joy Crawford, Mee Joo Kim, Nanette Veilleux, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Rebecca Bates, and Melani Plett

Submissions from 2014

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Adaptive Content Control for Communication amongst Cooperative Automated Vehicles, Mohammad Fanaei, Amin Tahmasbi-Sarvestani, Yaser P. Fallah, Gaurav Bansal, Matthew C. Valenti, and John B. Kenney

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Optimal Power Allocation for Distributed Blue Estimation with Linear Spatial Collaboration, Mohammad Fanaei, Matthew C. Valenti, Abbas Jamalipour, and Natalia A. Schmid

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Effects of Spatial Randomness on Locating a Point Source with Distributed Sensors, Mohammad Fanaei, Matthew C. Valenti, and Natalia A. Schmid

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Professional Competency Attainment in a Project Based Learning Curriculum: A Comparison of Project Based Learning to Traditional Engineering Education, Bart Johnson and Ronald Ulseth

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Uplink Outage Performance of Linear Cellular Networks with Non-Uniform User Distribution, Aroba Khan, Mohammad Fanaei, and Abbas Jamalipour

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Ethical Reasoning Development in Project-based Learning, Elizabeth Pluskwik and Puteri S. Megat Hamari

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100% PBL Curriculum: Startup Phase Complete, Ronald Ulseth and Bart Johnson

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The Link Between Cocurricular Activities and Academic Engagement in Engineering Education, Denise Wilson, Diane Jones, Mee Joo Kim, Cheryl Allendoerfer, Rebecca Bates, Joy Crawford, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Melani Plett, and Nanette Veilleux

Submissions from 2013

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Team Effectiveness Theory from Industrial and Organizational Psychology Applied to Engineering Student Project Teams: A Research Review, Maura Borrego, Jennifer Karlin, Lisa D. McNair, and Kacey Beddoes

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Limited-Feedback-Based Channel-Aware Power Allocation for Linear Distributed Estimation, Mohammad Fanaei, Matthew C. Valenti, and Natalia A. Schmid

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Power Allocation for Distributed BLUE Estimation with Full and Limited Feedback of CSI, Mohammad Fanaei, Matthew C. Valenti, and Natalia A. Schmid

Submissions from 2012

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Strategic Pathways for Success: The Influence of Outside Community on Academic Engagement, Cheryl Allendoerfer, Denise Wilson, Rebecca Bates, Joy Crawford, Diane Jones, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Melani Plett, Elaine P. Scott, and Nanette Veilleux

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Distributed Parameter Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Fused Local Observations, Mohammad Fanaei, Matthew C. Valenti, Natalia A. Schmid, and Marwan M. Alkhweldi

Submissions from 2011

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Entrepreneurship in the Iron Range Engineering (IRE) Model, Dan Ewert, Ronald Ulseth, Bart Johnson, Jeff Wandler, and Andrew Lillesve

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Channel-aware Distributed Classification in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Binary Local Decisions, Mohammad Fanaei, Matthew C. Valenti, Natalia A. Schmid, and Vinodkrishnan Kulathumani

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The Iron Range Engineering PBL Curriculum: How Students Adapt to and Function within PBL, Rose M. Marra, Betsy Palmer, Ronald Ulseth, and Bart Johnson

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Work in Progress - Implementation of a Project-based Learning Curriculum, Ronald Ulseth, Dan Ewert, and Bart Johnson

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A New Model of Project Based Learning, Ronald Ulseth, Jefferey E. Froyd, Thomas A. Lotzinger, Dan Ewert, and Bart Johnson

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A Comparison Study of Project-Based-Learning in Upper-Division Engineering Education, Ronald Ulseth, Bart Johnson, and Rebecca Bates

Submissions from 2010

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Emotional Intelligence and Cognitive Moral Development in Undergraduate Business Students, Elizabeth Pluskwik

Submissions from 2009

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Sub-cultures as Leverage for Organizational Learning and Lean Thinking, Jennifer Karlin

Submissions from 2008

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Resistant TIK-Based endairA Against the Tunneling Attack, Mohammad Fanaei, Mehdi Berenjkoub, and Ali Fanian

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Prevention of Tunneling Attack in endairA, Mohammad Fanaei, Ali Fanian, and Mehdi Berenjkoub

Submissions from 2007

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Symbolic Phonetic Features for Modeling of Pronunciation Variation, Rebecca Bates, Mari Ostendorf, and Richard A. Wright

Submissions from 2005

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Control of Scalable Wet SMA Actuator Arrays, Leslie Flemming and Stephen Mascaro

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Kinesthetic Learning in the Classroom, Steven A. Wolfman and Rebecca Bates

Submissions from 2000

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Dialog Act Modeling for Automatic Tagging and Recognition of Conversational Speech, Andreas Stolcke, Klaus Ries, Noah Coccaro, Elizabeth Shriberg, Rebecca Bates, Daniel Jurafsky, Paul Taylor, Rachel Martin, Carol Van Ess-Dykema, and Marie Meteer

Submissions from 1999

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Reducing the Effects of Linear Channel Distortion on Continuous Speech Recognition, Rebecca Bates and Mari Ostendorf

Submissions from 1998

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Can Prosody Aid the Automatic Classification of Dialog Acts in Conversational Speech?, Elizabeth Shriberg, Andreas Stolcke, Daniel Jurafsky, Noah Coccaro, Marie Meteer, Rebecca Bates, Paul Taylor, Klaus Ries, Rachel Martin, and Carol Van Ess-Dykema