Margaret Pinnell

Associate Professor; Joint Appointment with Bioengineering Graduate Program
Full-Time Faculty
School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 345 D
  • Phone: 937-229-2835
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Selected Publications

  • Pinnell, M., C. Krane, W. Diestelkamp. 2008. Experiential learning through industry sponsored multi-disciplinary research. Paper presented at the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 22-25.
  • Pinnell, M., R. Blust, J. Brahler, and M. Stevens. 2008. Can service-learning in K-12 math and science classes affect a student's perception of engineering and their career interests. Paper presented at the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 22-25.
  • Pinnell, M., et al. 2008. Innovation entrepreneurship and international experience. Paper presented at the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 3-6.
  • Pinnell, M., et al. 2008. Making connections between service and engineering in K-12 education. Paper presented at the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 3-6.
  • Pinnell, M.F., C. Schreier, P. Aaron, and W. Eger. The Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities for Service-Learning (ETHOS) program at the University of Dayton: Using service-learning to provide international and technical experience. Paper submitted to Service-Learning in Higher Education: Paradigms and Challenges.
  • Pinnell, M, C. Krane, J. Coleman, M. Gardner, and M. Thompson. 2007. Assessing the causes of variability in seal quality and tissue changes resulting from the use of Ethicon Harmonic Surgical System Phase 1: Study to determine the factors affecting the variability of vessel seal burst strength. UDRI-TR-2007-044, April.
  • Pinnell, M., et al. 2007. Failure analysis of explanted Ti alloy screws. Paper presented at the NACE International Corrosion Conference and Exposition, March.
  • Pinnell, M.F., C. Schreier, and C. Eger. 2007. International technical service immersions: Model for developing global scientists and engineers in small to mid-size universities. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June.
  • Blust, R., and M. Pinnell. 2007. Making connections: Resources for K-12 service-learning and experiential learning in STEM disciplines. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June.
  • Eger, C., M. Pinnell, and C. Schreier. 2006. The engineers in technical, humanitarian opportunities of service-learning at the University of Dayton as an integrated service-learning program model. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 18-21.
  • Schreier, C., C. Eger, and M. Pinnell. 2006. Student perspectives of curriculum integrated international technical immersions. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 18-21.
  • Pinnell, M.F., S.I. Hill, and A.J. Minch. 2006. Special concerns in high strain rate tensile testing of polymers. Paper presented at the SAE World Congress, April.
  • Pinnell, Margaret F. 2005. When service learning is a failure. Paper presented at the 35th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 19-22.
  • Kleinhenz, P., M. Pinnell, G. Mertz, and C. Eger. 2005. Student perspectives of curriculum integrated international service-learning internships. Paper presented at the 35th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 19-22.
  • Pinnell, M., and P. Childers. 2005. Degradation of structural materials due to chemical or biological warfare decontaminates. UDRI-TR-2005-00136, June.
  • Pinnell, M., and P. Childers. 2005. Quick reaction evaluations of materials and processes: Delivery order 0005: Materials degradation of structural materials due to chemical or biological warfare decontaminates. AFRL-ML-TR-2006-4030, June.
  • Eger, C.W., and M.F. Pinnell. 2005. Appropriate technology and technical service in developing countries (ETHOS) technical elective course. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 12-16.
  • Zoghi, M. and M. Pinnell. 2005. Service-learning opportunities at the University of Dayton. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 12-16.
  • Sandekian, R., B. Amadei, and M. Pinnell. 2005. Service-learning in engineering: Summary of findings from a pre-conference workshop. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 12-16.
  • Hill, S.I., M.F. Pinnell, and A.J. Minch. 2005. Standardization of high strain rate tensile testing of polymers. Paper presented at the ANTEC, Society of Plastic Engineers, May 1-5.
  • Pinnell, M., C. Daprano, and G. Williamson. 2005. Evolution of a multi-disciplinary service-learning project with a community partner. Paper presented at the ASEE North Central Section Conference, April 7-8, at Ohio Northern University. (2nd place - best paper competition)
  • Pinnell, Margaret F. 2005. Failure investigation of a generator tube. UDRI-TR-2005-00034, February.
  • Snide, J.A., M.F. Pinnell, and W. Rakowski. 2004. Review of structural health monitoring (SHM) sensors for aging aircraft. Paper presented at the ASIP Conference, November 29-December 2, in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Pinnell, M., R. Fields, and R. Zabora. 2005. Results of an interlaboratory study of the ASTM standard test method for tensile properties of polymer matrix composites D 3039. Journal of Testing and Evaluation 33, no. 1 (January): 545-549.
  • Pinnell, M., and S. Nichols. 2004. Kidslearn an introduction to engineering design. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June.
  • Pinnell, M., C. Daprano, and A. Williamson. 2003. Multi-disciplinary community based service learning project: The Girl Scout wall project. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 22-25.
  • Pinnell, M.F., and L. Chuck. 2003. Developing technical competency and enhancing the soft skills of undergraduate mechanical engineering students through service-learning. Paper presented at the ASEE NCS Spring Conference, April 13-14. (1st place - best zone paper)
  • Daprano, C., P. Titlebaum, M. Pinnell, et al. 2003. Overcoming obstacles to service learning through collaboration and assessment. Paper presented at the NASSM Conference, May 18-31.
  • Bryden, K. M., K.P. Hallinan, and M.F. Pinnell. 2002. A different path to internationalization of engineering education. Paper presented at the 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Engineering Education Conference, November 6-9.

Honors and Awards

  • University of Dayton Alumni Award in Teaching, 2008
  • SOCHE Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • Best Female Professor Phi Sigma Rho, 2008
  • Ohio Magazine Excellence in Education Award, 2005
  • ASEE NCS Outstanding Teaching Award, 2005
  • Buckeye Trails Girl Scout Council Service Award, 2005
  • University of Dayton, School of Engineering, Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004
  • Buckeye Trails Girl Scout Council Community Partners Award, 2004
  • ASEE NCS, 1st Place, Best Zone II Paper, 2003
  • Tau Alpha Pi, selected as Honorary Member, 1998

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Materials
  • Engineering Innovation
  • Principles of Materials Selection
  • Engineering Design and Appropriate Technology

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Materials Engineering, University of Dayton, 1995
  • M.S., Materials Engineering, University of Dayton, 1988
  • B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 1988

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Engineering Educators
  • American Society of Metals
  • Society of Automotive Engineers

Research Interests

  • Mechanical testing of materials
  • Biological materials
  • Service-learning