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Richard Freuler

  • Professor-Clinical, Dept of Engineering Education
  • 244B Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-688-0499

About

Ph.D., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, The Ohio State University
M.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, The Ohio State University
B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, The Ohio State University
B.S., Computer and Information Sciences, The Ohio State University

Honors

  • 20180101

    Fellow Member of the American Society for Engineering Education.

  • 20170101-20180101

    New Faculty Mentor, Faculty FIT (Foundation, Impact, Transformation) Program for 2017-2018.

  • 20170101-20180101

    Scientific Teaching Fellow for 2017-2018.

  • 20170101

    Outstanding First Year Advocate Award.

  • 20120101

    MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 20100101

    President’s Salute to Undergraduate Academic Achievement Recognition Award.

  • 20100101

    Outstanding Teaching Award.

  • 20100101

    Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

  • 20090101

    President’s Salute to Undergraduate Academic Achievement Recognition Award.

  • 20080101

    David C. McCarthy Award Teaching Award.

  • 20080101

    MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 20070101

    President’s Salute to Undergraduate Academic Achievement Recognition Award.

  • 20060101

    The OSU Order of Omega Faculty Recognition Award.

  • 20060101

    Sphinx and Mortar Board Faculty and Staff Recognition Award.

  • 20050101

    The OSU Order of Omega Faculty Recognition Award.

  • 20040101

    The OSU Order of Omega Faculty Recognition Award.

  • 20040101

    MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 20000101

    MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 19990101

    Boyer Award for Excellence in Teaching Innovation.

  • 19950101

    Certificate of Appreciation.

  • 19890101

    Distinguished Service Award.

  • 19861001

    Most Outstanding Presentation.

  • 19830101

    Sustained Contributor Award.

  • 19720101

    Undergraduate Student Award.

  • 19680101-19710101

    Stadium Dormitory Scholarship.

  • 19680101-19690101

    Freshman Honors Scholar Program.

Books

2001

  • Dominick, P.G., Demel, J.T., Lawbaugh, W., Freuler, R.J., Kinzel, G.L., and Fromm, E.. 2001. "Tools and tactics of design." John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Journal Articles

2010

  • 1. Vernier, M. A., Morin, C. E., Wensing, P. M., Hartlage, R. M., Carruthers, B. E., & Freuler, R. J., 2010, "Use of a low-cost camera-based positioning system in a first-year engineering cornerstone design project." Computers in Education Journal 20(2), 6 - 14.
  • Vernier, M.A., C.E. Morin, P.M. Wensing, R.M. Hartlage, B.E. Carruthers and R.J. Freuler, 2010, "Use of a Low-Cost Camera-Based Positioning System In a First-Year Engineering Cornerstone Design Project." Computers in Education Journal 1, no. 2, 6-14 - 6-14.

1993

  • Higgins, T. M., and Freuler, R. J., 1993, "Experimental Determination of the Bulk Swirl Attenuation Between Two Axial Stations in the LM2500 Inlet Bellmouth." AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power N/A, N/A - N/A.
  • Freuler, R. J., 1993, "Recent Successes in Modifying Several Existing Jet Engine Test Cells to Accommodate Large, High Bypass Turbofan Engines." AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power N/A, N/A - N/A.

1985

  • Karamanlis, A. I., Freuler, R. J., Lee, J. D., Hoelmer, W., and Bellomy, D. C., 1985, "A Universal Turboshaft Engine Test Cell -- Design Considerations and Model Test Results." AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power N/A, N/A - N/A.

1980

  • Freuler, R.J.; Petrie, S.L., 1980, "USE OF MINICOMPUTERS FOR LARGE SCALE FLUID DYNAMICS COMPUTATIONS.." AIAA Paper

1979

  • GREGOREK, G.M.; KORKAN, K.D.; FREULER, R.J., 1979, "NASA INITIATIVE FOR GENERAL-AVIATION." CANADIAN AERONAUTICS AND SPACE JOURNAL 25, no. 1, 34-42 - 34-42.

1978

  • Gregorek, G. M., Korkan, K. D., and Freuler, R. J., 1978, "A NASA Initiative for General Aviation: The General Aviation Airfoil Design and Analysis Center." Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal N/A, N/A - N/A.

Presentations

  • "The Problem With Faculty Problem-solving Discussion: It’s the Language!." 2006, Presented at American Society for Engineering Education North Central Section Meeting,
  • "Building a Comprehensive, Effective, and Successful First-year Engineering Program." 2012, Presented at 2012 Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) Regional Conference,
  • "A Digital Data Acquisition and Reduction System for Flight Testing General Aviation Aircraft." 1977, Presented at AIAA Aircraft Systems and Technology Meeting,
  • "Airfoils - A Historic Review, Blending Old Airfoils and New Technology." 1977, Presented at AIAA 4th Annual General Aviation Technologyfest,
  • "Comparisons of Theoretical and Experimental Performance of Transonic Airfoils." 1978, Presented at 49th Semi-Annual Meeting of the Supersonic Tunnel Association,
  • "Comparing Instructional Effects of Graphics- and Text-Based Programming Languages." 2011, Presented at American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Winter Meeting,
  • "A NASA Initiative for General Aviation: The General Aviation Airfoil Design and Analysis Center." 1978, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute,
  • "Experiences With an Airborne Digital Computer System for General Aviation Flight Testing." 1979, Presented at AIAA Aircraft Systems and Technology Meeting,
  • "Use of Minicomputers for Large Scale Fluid Dynamics Computations." Presented at AIAA 18th Aerospace Sciences Meeting,
  • "Current Techniques for Jet Engine Test Cell Modeling." 1982, Presented at AIAA/SAE/ASME 18th Joint Propulsion Conference,
  • "Flight Performance of a Natural Laminar Flow Airfoil on a Composite Single Engine Aircraft." 1983, Presented at AIAA 21st Aerospace Sciences Meeting,
  • "Flight Investigations of Natural Laminar Flow on the Bellanca Skyrocket II." Presented at SAE Business Aircraft Meeting and Exposition,
  • "CG47/LM500 Module 2A Inlet Airflow Quality Test." 1983, Presented at AIAA/SAE/ASME 19th Joint Propulsion Conference,
  • "Modeling Techniques for Transonic Airfoils." Presented at SCS Conference on Aerospace Simulation,
  • "A Universal Turboshaft Engine Test Cell -- Design Considerations and Model Test Results." Presented at AIAA 23rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting,
  • "Engine Simulator Techniques for Scaled Test Cell Studies." 1985, Presented at AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 21st Joint Propulsion Conference,
  • "Jet Engine Test Cell Modeling and Engine Simulation." 1985, Presented at SAE Subcommittee EG 1E, Gas Turbine Engine Test Facilities and Equipment, SAE EG 1 Meeting No. 115,
  • "Test Cell and Engine Simulation Techniques at The Ohio State University." 1985, Presented at AIAA Turbine Engine Testing Working Group, TETWOG Meeting No. 35,
  • "Scale Model Investigations of Engine Test Cell Aerodynamics Utilizing Ejector-Powered Engine Simulators." 1986, Presented at SAE Aerospace Technology Conference and Exposition, AEROTECH 86,
  • "Experimental Determination of the Bulk Swirl Attenuation Between Two Axial Stations in the LM2500 Inlet Bellmouth." 1993, Presented at AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 29th Joint Propulsion Conference,
  • "Recent Successes in Modifying Several Existing Jet Engine Test Cells to Accommodate Large, High Bypass Turbofan Engines." 1993, Presented at AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 29th Joint Propulsion Conference,
  • "Experimental Determination of the Bulk Swirl Attenuation Between Two Axial Stations in the LM2500 Inlet Bellmouth With a Strutless Centerbody." 1994, Presented at AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 30th Joint Propulsion Conference,
  • "Freshman Engineering Programs, Graphics, and ABET EC 2000." 1998, Presented at Proceedings of the 1998 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Assessment and Feedback for a First Year Engineering Program." 2001, Presented at Proceedings of the 2001 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Developing and Implementing a Facilities Plan for a Freshman Engineering Course Sequence." Presented at Proceedings of the 2001 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Developing and Implementing Hands On Laboratory Exercises and Design Projects for First Year Engineering Students." Presented at Proceedings of the 2001 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Developing and Implementing a Innovative First Year program for 1000 Students." Presented at Proceedings of the 2001 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "A Unique Application of Gas Turbine Engines in a High Speed Marine Vessel." Presented at 42nd ASME International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exhibition (ASME Turbo Expo '97),
  • "Supersonic Airflow Testing and Capabilities at The Ohio State University." 1997, Presented at 88th Semiannual Meeting of the Supersonic Tunnel Association,
  • "Toward Improving the Transfer of Problem-Solving Skills from Physics to Engineering." 2007, Presented at Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Research in Engineering Education,
  • "Student Categorization of Problems – An Extension." 2007, Presented at Proceedings of the 2007 Physics Education Research Conference,
  • "Continuing the Comparison Between Graphical- and Text-based Programming Instruction." 2013, Presented at Proceedings of ASEE North Central Section Conference,
  • "GE90 and CF6 80C2 Engine Simulation for Test Cell Model Studies and Engine Correlation." 1989, Presented at GE Aircraft Engines,
  • "Building a Successful Fundamentals of Engineering for Honors Program." Presented at Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Helping Students Recognize and Solve Different Problem Types in Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics." Presented at Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Fundamentals of Engineering for Honors (FEH) Robotics Experience Made Cheaper and Better with LabVIEW." 2008, Presented at NIWeek Worldwide Graphical System Design Conference,
  • "Use of a Low-Cost Camera-Based Positioning System In a First-Year Engineering Cornerstone Design Project." 2009, Presented at Proceedings of the 2009 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Comparing the Use of a Graphical Programming Language To a Traditional Text-based Language To Learn Programming Concepts in a First-year Course." 2009, Presented at Proceedings of the 2009 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Engineering Faculty Perspectives on Mathematical Preparation of Students." 2013, Presented at Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Engineering Education,
  • "A First-Year Engineering Honors Program." 2003, Presented at American Society for Engineering Education North Central Section Meeting,
  • "Experiences with a Comprehensive Freshman Hands-On Course – Designing, Building, and Testing Small Autonomous Robots." Presented at Proceedings of the 2003 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "An Overview of Highly Successful First-year Engineering Cornerstone Design Projects." 2011, Presented at An Overview of Highly Successful First-year Engineering Cornerstone Design Projects,
  • "Problem Solving in Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics – Part 2." 2006, Presented at Proceedings of the 2006 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "An Anonymous Electronic Journal System – Program Assessment Tool and Monday Morning Quarterback." Presented at Proceedings of the 2002 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference,
  • "Helping Students View Mistakes as Learning Opportunities." 2018, Presented at 12th Annual Conference on Excellence in Teaching & Learning,

Papers in Proceedings

2017

  • Schulz, M.H.; Danish, E.J.; Leonhardt, T.W.; Jackson, J.W. et al. "Modular system of networked embedded components for a first-year." (6 2017).
  • Frank, D.J.; Kolotka, K.L.; Phillips, A.H.; Schulz, M. et al. "Developing and improving a multi-element first-year engineering cornerstone autonomous robotics design project." (6 2017).

2016

  • Frank, D.J.; Witt, K.J.; Hartle, C.; Enders, J.J. et al. "A low-cost robot positioning system for a first-year engineering cornerstone design project." (6 2016).

2015

  • Rogers, P.; Freuler, R.J. "The "T-Shaped" Engineer." (1 2015).

2007

  • Harper, K.A.; Hite, Z.D.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. "Student categorization of problems - An extension." (1 2007).
  • Harper, K.A.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. "Cultivating problem solving skills via a new problem categorization scheme." (1 2007).
  • Demel, J.T.; Freuler, R.J.; Brand, S.H.; Morin, C.E. et al. "Work in progress - Comparing the use of a graphical programming language to a traditional text-based language to learn programming concepts." (12 2007).
  • Harper, K.A.; Hite, Z.D.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. "Student categorization of problems - An extension." (12 2007).
  • Harper, K.A.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. "Cultivating problem solving skills via a new problem categorization scheme." (12 2007).
  • Demel, J.T.; Freuler, R.J.; Brand, S.H.; Morin, C.E. et al. "Work in progress - Comparing the use of a graphical programming language to a traditional text-based language to learn programming concepts." in 37th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. (1 2007).
  • Harper, K.A.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. "Cultivating problem solving skills via a new problem categorization scheme." in Physics Education Research Conference. (1 2007).
  • Harper,Kathleen,A; Hite,Zachary,D; Freuler,Richard,J; Demel,John,T "Student categorization of problems - An extension." in Physics Education Research Conference. (1 2007).
  • Demel, J.T.; Freuler, R.J.; Brand, S.H.; Morin, C.E. et al. "Work in progress - Comparing the use of a graphical programming language to a traditional text-based language to learn programming concepts." (1 2007).
  • Harper, K.A.; Hite, Z.D.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. "Student categorization of problems - An extension." in Physics Education Research Conference. (1 2007).
  • Harper,Kathleen,A; Freuler,Richard,J; Demel,John,T "Cultivating Problem Solving Skills via a New Problem Categorization Scheme." in Physics Education Research Conference. (1 2007).
  • Demel,John,T; Freuler,Richard,J; Brand,Stuart,H; Morin,Craig,E; Harper,Kathleen,A "Work in progress - Comparing the use of a graphical programming language to a traditional text-based language to learn programming concepts." in 37th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. (1 2007).
  • Harper, K.A.; Hite, Z.D.; Freuler, R.J.; Demel, J.T. et al. "Toward creating introductory physics problems of more value to engineers." (12 2007).

2004

  • Radigan, J.P.; Beams, J.M.; Freuler, R.J.; Morin, C.E. et al. "Expanding the options for a first-year student design experience - An improved microcontroller for mobile robotics." (10 2004).

2003

  • Demel, J.T.; Gustafson, R.J.; Merrill, J.A.; Freuler, R.J. et al. "Using course materials to change teaching methodology." (12 2003).

2002

  • Merrill, J.A.; Lamont, M.; Freuler, R.J. "The potential & pitfalls of online course management: Experiences in a large-scale freshman program." (12 2002).
  • Demel, J.T.; Gustafson, R.J.; Fentiman, A.W.; Freuler, R.J. et al. "Bringing about marked increases in freshman engineering retention." (12 2002).

2001

  • Merrill, J.A.; Freuler, R.J.; Gustafson, R.J.; Fentiman, A.W. et al. "Assessment of a freshman program: Introduction to engineering at the Ohio state university academic year 1998-2001." (12 2001).

1995

  • Freuler, R. J., and Montgomery, K. A. "Reducing Large Pressure Fluctuations in an Engine Test Cell by Modifying the Exhaust Blast Basket End Configuration." in First Joint CEAS/AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference (16th AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference). (6 1995).

1987

  • Bragg, M. B., Gregorek, G. M., and Freuler, R. J. "Getting the Voyager Through the Pouring Rain: An Experimental Study of a High-Performance Canard Airfoil with Boundary Layer Trip and Vortex Generators." in Harris Users' Exchange 1987 Annual Meeting and Symposium. (6 1987).

1984

  • Dickman, R. A., Hoelmer, W., Freuler, R. J., and Hehmann, H. W. "A Solution for Aero-Acoustic Induced Vibrations Originating in a Turbofan Engine Test Cell." in AIAA 13th Aerodynamic Testing Conference. (3 1984).
  • Dickman, R.A.; Hehmann, H.W.; Hoelmer, W.; Freuler, R.J. "SOLUTION FOR AERO-ACOUSTIC INDUCED VIBRATIONS ORIGINATING IN A TURBOFAN ENGINE TEST CELL.." (1 1984).

1981

  • Freuler, R.J. "Current Digital Computer Data Acquisition and Reduction Techniques for a Jet Thrust Augmenting Ejector Facility." (5 1981).

1978

  • Freuler, R. J., and Gregorek, G. M. "An Evaluation of Four Single Element Airfoil Analytic Methods." (3 1978).
  • Gregorek, G. M., Korkan, K. D., and Freuler, R. J. "The General Aviation Airfoil Design and Analysis Service - A Progress Report." (3 1978).

1977

  • Freuler, R. J., and Petrie, S. L. "An Effective Mix of Minicomputer Power and Large Scale Computers for Complex Fluid Mechanics Calculations." in Second Joint Conference of the Chemical Institute of Canada and the American Chemical Society. (5 1977).

1975

  • FREULER, R.J. "STATE-OF-ART DATA ACQUISITION AND REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSONIC AIRFOIL TESTING." (1 1975).
  • FREULER,R,J "STATE-OF-ART DATA ACQUISITION AND REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSONIC AIRFOIL TESTING." (1 1975).
  • FREULER, R.J. "STATE-OF-ART DATA ACQUISITION AND REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSONIC AIRFOIL TESTING." (1 1975).

Unknown

  • "Expanding the Options for a First-Year Student Design Experience – An Improved Microcontroller for Mobile Robotics." in Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  • "Work in Progress - Comparing the Use of a Graphical Programming Language to a Traditional Text-Based Language to Learn Programming Concepts." in Frontiers in Education Conference.