STARS 2011 Presentations

Event Schedule

Morning Session

Shawn M. Swavey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chemistry

Community Based Kickboxing Program for Improving Gait, Balance and Quality of Life for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Kurt J. Jackson, P.T., Ph.D., G.C.S.
Neurology Coordinator
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Health and Sports Science

Improving Educator Response to Traumatic Brain Injuries
Susan C. Davies, Ed.D., NCSP
Assistant Professor
Counselor Education and Human Services

Hope and the Act of Informed Dialogue: A Delicate Balance at End of Life
Teresa L. Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication

New Views of Biocontrol: Engineering Bioprocesses in Wastewater Treatment
Denise G. Taylor, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Informing the International Accounting Standard Setting Process
Donna L. Street, Ph.D.
Professor
Accounting

Mary at the Crossroads of Theology and Anthropology
Fr. François E. Rossier, S.M.
Executive Director, Marian Library
International Marian Research Institute

Afternoon Session

Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency and the Importance of it for Our Society
J. Kelly Kissock, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Chair
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Renewable and Clean Energy Program

KEYNOTE 
Role of the University in Addressing Problems of Global Dimension
Caroline Whitacre, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research
The Ohio State University

Direct Digital Manufacturing: Challenges and Potential
Scott A. Gold, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chemical & Materials Engineering
Ohio Research Scholar Chair in Multiscale Composites Processing

Next Generation Image Compression
William F. Turri
Group Leader, Remote Sensing Group
Sensor Systems Division
University of Dayton Research Institute

The Role of Multidisciplinary Engineering in Aerospace Modeling and Simulation
Timothy J. Fry, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Experimental & Applied Mechanics
Aerospace Mechanics Division
University of Dayton Research Institute

SMART Sensors for Everyday Life
Robert E. Kauffman
Distinguished Research Chemist
Group Leader, Fluid Analysis Lab
Nonstructural Materials Division
University of Dayton Research Institute

Current Intellectual Property Law Issues in Music & Marketing
Tracy L. Reilly, J.D.
Associate Professor
University of Dayton School of Law
Program in Law & Technology

The Science of Life Stories and Personal Growth
Jack J. Bauer, Ph.D.
Roesch Chair in the Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Psychology