Linda Schmidt


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Biography

Linda Schmidt
Associate Professor
Dept of Mechanical Engineering and Institute for Systems Research

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1995.
    Thesis: "An Implementation Using Grammars of an Abstraction-Based Model of Mechanical Design for Design Optimization and Design Space Characterization"”
    Advisor: Professor Jonathan Cagan
  • Master of Science: Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1991.
  • Bachelor of Science: Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1989.

Society Membership and Professional Registration

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1992-present)
  • American Society of Engineering Education (1997-present)
  • Pi Tau Sigma (1997-present)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers, (2000-present)
  • Society of Women Engineers, (1995-present)

Employment Background

  • Associate Professor: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, August 2001-Present
  • Assistant Professor: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, August 1995-July 2001
  • Teaching and research in design topics including: theory, methodology, decision-making, and engineering education, with emphasis on developing design strategies and automated tools to aid in the conceptual design process
  • Research Assistant: Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, September 1988-August 1991
  • Engineer: Flexible Machining Center, Sauer-Sundstrand, Ames, IA, May 1990-September 1990.

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Editorships

  • Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2002-2005.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Design and Manufacturing Automation, September 2000-September 2003.
  • Co-Guest Editor Journal of Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis, Special Issue on Decision Based Design, Volumes 2-3, 2000.

Book Reviewer

  • Cambridge University Press
  • WCB/McGraw-Hill

Journal Paper Reviewer

  • AIAA Journal
  • ASEE Journal of Engineering Education
  • ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • ASME Transactions, Journal of Computing & Information Science in Engineering (JCISE)
  • Computer-Aided Design, Special Issue on Conceptual Design
  • Computer-Aided Design, (CAD-D-05-00065)
  • Engineering Design and Automation Journal
  • European Journal of Operations Research
  • IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation
  • IIE Transactions
  • INFORMS Journal on Computing
  • International Journal of Computers Systems and Signals (IJCSS)
  • Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems
  • Research in Engineering Design

Other

  • AAAS Project 2061, Atlas of Science Literacy, Vol, 2. 2007.,

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