Dr. Edmund Yuen

Edmund E. Yuen, Ph.D., PE

Associate Professor, Department Chair
Office CE E22, Engineering Building
248.204.2545 p
248.204.2568 f
eyuen@ltu.edu

http://qbx6.ltu.edu/yuen

 

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>> Synergistic Activities
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Education 

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1988
M.A.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1984
B.A.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1981

 

 

Career History

Assoc. Prof. and Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 2010 - present
Assoc. Prof., Department of Civil Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 1992 - 2010
Assist. Prof., Department of Civil Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 1988 - 1992
Chrysler LLC Professor Program - Advance Manufacturing Engineering, 2008
DaimlerChrysler Professor Program - Advance Manufacturing Engineering, 2003 – 2007
DaimlerChrysler Professor Program - Advance Stamping & Manuf. Engineering, 2001 – 2002
DaimlerChrysler Professor Program – AME Paint and Energy Management, 1998 –2000
Engineering Consultant - Cornerstone and Surveying Engineering Inc., Fenton, MI, 2001 – 2002
Engineering Consultant - Grosse Pointe Park Combined Sewer Overflow, Fox Creek, MI, 1997 – 1997
Engineering Consultant - Harding Lawson Singapore Pte. Ltd, Singapore, 1997
Engineering Consultant - Geocore and Consultants Singapore, 1995
Engineering Research (under Dr. J.A. McCorquodale) - CH2M Hill Consulting Engineers, 1989 – 1990

 

Honors and Awards

2008 SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award
2007 Chrysler Environmental Leadership Award (Chrysler facilities worldwide Top Ten Finalist)
2004 Chi Epsilon Chapter Honor Member (elevation)
2005 DaimlerChrysler Environmental Leadership Award (Significant Contributor)
2001 Chi Epsilon Certificate of Appreciation
2000 DaimlerChrysler Environmental Leadership Award (Significant Contributor)
1986 University of Windsor Summer Scholarship, 1986
1984-1986 University of Windsor Scholarships for Ph.D. program
1982-1984 University of Windsor Scholarship for M.A.Sc. program
1977-1979 University of Windsor Presidential Roll of Scholars list

 

Professional Registration

Registered Professional Engineer (PE), Michigan Board of Professional Engineers (No: 038803), 1993.

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • McCorquodale, J.A. and Yuen, E.M., “Hydrodynamics of Connnecting Channels", a chapter contribution to the book “Chemical Dynamics in Freshwater Ecosystems”,  edited by Gobas, F. and J.A. McCorquodale, Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, Michigan, 1992.

 

Conferences & Journals

  • Smith, Cheryl A. and Yuen, Edmund E., 2011. “Rainwater Harvesting and Green Roof Irrigation Design for a Peaked Roof”, ASCE-EWRI World Environmental and Water Resources Congress: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability, Palm Springs, California.
  • Yuen, E.M., May 1997. Equilibrium Scour Profiles in Granular Streambed by Plunging Water Jets. Proceedings of the 25th Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.
  • Yuen, E.M. and McCorquodale, J.A., Aug. 1994. A Wind Driven Lake Circulation Finite Element Model for the Upper St. Marys River. Proceedings of the 1994 ASCE National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Buffalo, New York.
  • Yuen, E.M. and McCorquodale, J.A., July 1993. Hydrodynamic and Toxic Contaminant Dispersion in the Lower St. Marys River. Proceedings of the 1993 ASCE National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, San Francisco, California.
  • Yuen, E.M. and McCorquodale, J.A., June 1993. A Hydrodynamic Model for the Upper Reach of the St. Marys River. Proceedings of the 11th Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
  • McCorquodale, J.A., Zhou, S.P., Jhong, Z., Moawad, A., Yuen, E.M., Rajaratnam, N., Jan. 1992. Near Field Modelling in the Connecting Channels of the Great Lakes. Report to Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Water Resources Branch, Great Lakes Section. Industrial Research Institute, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
  • Yuen, E.M. and McCorquodale, J.A., Sept. 1991. Water Quality Management in the Lower St. Marys River. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference on Water Management of River Systems, American Water Resources Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • McCorquodale, J.A., Yuen, E.M., Vitasovic, Z. and Samstag, R., 1991. Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Conditions in Clarifiers. Water Pollution Research, Journal of Canada, 26 (2) pp. 201-222.
  • McCorquodale, J.A. and Yuen, E.M., June 1990. Modelling of Toxic Contaminants in the St. Marys River. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Water Resource Systems Application, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • McCorquodale, J.A., Yuen, E.M., Vitasovic, Z. and Samstag, R., February 1990. Numerical Modelling of Circular Secondary Clarifiers. Twenty-fifth Canadian Symposium on Water Pollution Research, Canada Centre for Inland Waters, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
  • Yuen, E.M., October 1988. Modelling of Toxic Contaminants in Large Rivers. A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research through the Department of Civil Engineering in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
  • Yuen, E.M. and McCorquodale, J.A., October 1988. Users Guide for University of Windsor KETOX Model Version 3.12. Report to Ontario Ministry of the Environment as part of the St. Clair River MISA Pilot Site Study.
  • McCorquodale, J.A. and Yuen, E.M., 1988. St. Marys River Modeling for the Upper Great Lakes Connecting Channel Study. Report to Ontario Ministry of the Environment. Industrial Research Institute, IRI 20‑23, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
  • Hamdy, Y.S., McCorquodale, J.A. and Yuen, E.M., May 1987. A Hydrodynamic and Mixing Model for St. Marys River. Presented at the 30th Conference of the International Association for Great Lakes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • McCorquodale, J.A. and Yuen, E.M., 1987. St. Marys River Hydrodynamic and Dispersion Study, Report to Ontario Ministry of Environment. Industrial Research Institute, IRI 18‑61, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
  • Ibrahim, K., McCorquodale, J.A. and Yuen, E.M., 1986. Transport and Fate Modeling of Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in the St. Clair River. Industrial Research Institute, IRI 18‑53, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
  • Chee, S.P., and Yuen, E.M., Sept. 1985. Erosion of Unconsolidated Gravel Beds, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol.12 No:3.
  • Chee, S.P., and Yuen, E.M., May 1984. Local Scour of Gravel Beds by High Velocity Jets. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

 

Chrysler LLC & DaimlerChrysler’s Proprietary Reports

  • Yuen, Edmund E., August 2008. “Aluminum WK Hood Weld Splash at Sterling Stamping”, a report submitted to Chrysler LLC, Advance  Assembly Manufacturing Engineering, Auburn Hills, Michigan.
  • Yuen, Edmund E., Cerjanec, Daniel, Ewasyshyn, Frank, Gouin, Douglas, Miller, Warren and Battle, Mark. May 2008. “Robotic Application of MFDC Resistance Spot Welder”, 1st place winner paper presented at SAE International's Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award, SAE 2008 Government/Industry Meeting in Washington, D.C.
  • Yuen, Edmund E., July 2003. “Reinforced Concrete Slab Anchoring System forNachi SC400 and SC500 Robots on Risers”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Advance Assembly Manufacturing Engineering, Auburn Hills, Michigan.
  • Yuen, Edmund E., Aug. 2002. “An Empirical Model for Binder Tonnage Window Developed Using Experimental Data”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Advance Stamping Manufacturing Engineering, Auburn Hills, Michigan.
  • Yuen, Edmund E., Aug. 2001. “A Practical Guide to Air Ventilation Holes in Draw Die – Bridging Current Practices and Model Simulation”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Advance Stamping Manufacturing Engineering, Auburn Hills, Michigan.
  • Yuen, Edmund E., Aug. 2000. “Numerical Modeling of New and Existing Paint Shops at Pillette Road Truck Assembly Plant”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Paint and Energy Management, Auburn Hills,
  • Yuen, Edmund E. and Etzel, Scott T., Aug. 2000. “Damaged Carbon Rotor Wheel Media at Jefferson North Assembly Plant”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Paint and Energy Management, Auburn Hills, Michigan.  
  • Yuen, Edmund E. and Etzel, Scott T., Aug. 1999. “Dynamics of VOC Adsorption Equilibria Profiles on Sacrificial Granular Activated Carbon Beds”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Paint and Energy Management, Auburn Hills, Michigan.
  • Yuen, Edmund E., Floer, Marvin and Hegarty, Jill, July 1998. “Recommendations for the Sacrificial Carbon Bed at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Paint and Energy Management, Auburn Hills, Michigan
  • Yuen, Edmund E., Aug. 1998. “Monitoring Air Flow Direction and Velocity Across the Silhouettes of VOC Controlled Sections at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant”, a report submitted to DaimlerChrysler’s Paint and Energy Management, Auburn Hills, Michigan

 

Synergistic Activities

Faculty Advisor, Chi Epsilon Student Chapter (1994 - Current)
Chair, LTU Order of Engineer Link 172 (1999 – Current)
Member, LTU Tablet PC Committee (2007 – Current)
LTU Tenure and Promotion Committee (2008)
LTU Tenure and Promotion Committee (2006)

 

Collaborators

Dr. James A. McCorquodale, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Professor For The Following Courses

ECE1102 Civil Engineering Computer Application Laboratory (Primary Professor)
ECE3324 Environmental Engineering 1 (Primary Professor)
ECE3523 Hydromechanics (Primary Professor)
ECE4343 Environmental Engineering 2 (Primary Professor)
ECE4363 Environmental Engineering Design (Primary Professor)
ECE4544 Hydraulic Engineering
ECE4563 Hydrology (Primary Professor)
ECE5323 Environmental Cleanup (Primary Professor)
ECE5333 Air Pollution Control (Primary Professor)
ECE5343 Advanced Environmental Engineering (Primary Professor)
ECE5363 Surface Water Quality Modeling (Primary Professor)