Research

Publications

Journal Papers

Clements S, Cox N, Thompson S, Johansen M, Williams B, Hogue M, Lowder M, Calle C, “Development of an Electrostatic Precipitator to Remove Martian Atmospheric Dust from ISRU Gas Intakes during Planetary Exploration Missions” Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Applications Society Conference, 2011.

Lowder ML, Li S, Carnell PH, Vito RP. “Correction of Distortion of Histologic Sections of Arteries,” Journal of Biomechanics. 2007; 40(2): 445-450.

Conference Proceedings

Lowder ML, Khalid A, Ferreira D, Bohannon J, Stutzmann B, Atiqullah M, Singh R, Yee T, Acharya K, Chin C, Karim M, Keyser R, Colebeck D. "Student and Faculty Perceptions of Attendance Policies at a Polytechnic University," Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 2015.

Ferreira D, Singh R, Lowder ML, "A Case Study on the Effectiveness of Attendance Policies in Introductory Science Courses." SoTL Commons Conference, Savannah, GA, March 2015.

Lowder ML, Vandenbussche J, Ferreira D, Khalid A, Karim M, Singh R, Chin C, Acharya K, Colebeck D, Sweigart J, Atiqullah M, Das S, Yee T. "Promoting Peer Observation of Teaching in Higher Education." SoTL Commons Conference, Savannah, GA, March 2015.

Khalid A, Stutzmann B, Lowder M, Atiqullah M, Singh R, Chin C. “Academic Misconduct – What Students Think and a few Case Studies,” Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.

Lowder M, Mitchell B. “Effects of Research Experiences on Retention of Undergraduate STEM Majors,” 89th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science, Kennesaw, GA, March 2012.

Luma B, Lowder M, Chivukula V, Mitchell B. “Fecal Coliforms: Are They Ideal as Indicators of Water Pollution?” 2010 UB McNair Research Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, July 2011.

Beatles A, Mitchell B, Harmon A, Lowder M, Chivukula V. “Efficacy of Indicator Organisms in Predicting Human Polyomavirus Removal in a Wastewater Reclamation Facility,” 88th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science, Gainesville, GA, March 2011.

Innes T, Lowder M. “Digital Video Analysis of Collision Behavior using Angular Momentum Conservation,” 2010 UB McNair Research Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, July 2010.

Lowder M, Carnell PH Taylor W, Vito R. “3-D Mechanical Models of Human Atherosclerotic Coronary Plaque Based on Acrylic Histologic Sections,” 2006 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Chicago, IL, October 2006.

Lowder M, Li S, Carnell P, Vito R. “Correcting for Histologic Distortions to Achieve More Accurate Mechanical Models of Arteries,” 2005 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Baltimore, MD, September 2005.

 

Grants

Co-Principle Investigator, Complete College Georgia Innovation Grant ($25,000), “Increasing Retention Rates of Mechanical Engineering Students through an Integrated, Collaborative First-Year Course,” 2015. 

Co-Principle Investigator, Strategic Internalization Grant ($14,000), “Establishing International Partnerships for Mechatronics Research and Scholarship,” 2015.

Co-Principle Investigator, NASA CIPAIR, Grant No. NNX10AU74G ($450,000), “Creating Research Excellence in Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering,” 2010-2013.

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