Faculty Profile

El-Sayed Aziz

RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Building: E 304B
Phone: 201.216.8264
Email: eaziz@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
Education
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2003
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt, 1991
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt, 1986
Research
  • Knowledge-Based Engineering Systems
  • Concurrent Engineering; CAD/CAM
  • Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing
  • Machine Tool Design
  • Gear Design and Manufacturing
  • Composite Materials and Processes
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Automation
  • Software development and application skills
  • virtual and remote experimentation
General Information

Dr. Aziz is a faculty member in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Faculty of Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt. His interests include Knowledge-Based Engineering Systems; Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing; Finite Element Analysis; and Software development and application skills.

Professional Service
  • Reviewer for ASEE Conferences
  • Reviewer for ASME Conferences
Honors & Awards
  • Best Paper Award, 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, IL, June 18 - 21, 2006
  • Winner of the James Harry Potter Award for Outstanding Performance in the Doctorial Program, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, 2003
  • Scholarship, Mansoura University, Egypt, 1997
Professional Societies
  • ASME
  • ASEE
  • AGMA
Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings
  1. Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (Nov 14-20, 2014). "A platform for mechanical assembly education using the Microsoft Kinect", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  2. Zhang, Z., Zhang, M., Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C.. (Nov 13-21, 2013). "Real-time 3D model reconstruction using Kinect for a game-based virtual laboratory", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA.
  3. Zhang, M., Zhang, Z., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (Nov 13-21, 2013). "Kinect-based universal range sensor for laboratory experiments", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'13, San Diego, California, USA.
  4. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (Jun 23-26, 2013). "A framework for developing collaborative training environments for assembling", Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  5. Tumkor, S., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (Jun 23-26, 2013). "Integration of augmented reality into the CAD process", Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  6. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (Nov 9-15, 2012). "Capturing assembly constraints of experimental setups in a virtual laboratory environment", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, USA.
  7. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). "Overcoming the limitations of current online laboratory systems using game-based virtual environments", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition IMECE'11, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  8. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). "Assessment of the pilot implementation of a game-based gear design laboratory", Proceedings of the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA.
  9. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). "A game-based laboratory for gear design", Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  10. Aziz, E.-S., Wang, Z., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). "Development of a modularized architecture for remote-access laboratories", Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  11. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). "Adapting Computer Game Technology to Support Engineering Laboratories", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  12. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2009). "Review of the state of the art in virtual learning environments based on multi-player computer games", Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14 – 17, Austin, TX, USA.
  13. Dai, S., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). "A remotely accessed flow rig student laboratory", Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.
  14. Arango, F., Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2008). "Introduction to the ME curriculum through product engineering case studies", Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.
  15. Chassapis, C., Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. (2008). "IT-enhanced laboratory experience within a mechanical engineering undergraduate curriculum", Proc. of the 2008 Structures Congress, Vancouver, Canada.
  16. Aziz, E-S., Chang, C., Arango, F., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). "Linking computer game engines with remote experiments", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE’07, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  17. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). "On the design of a virtual learning environment for mechanical vibrations", Proceedings of the 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
  18. Li, Y., Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). "Classification of and search for online laboratory resources using a coding approach", Proceedings of the 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
  19. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2007). "IT-enhanced laboratory experience within a modern undergraduate engineering curriculum", Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education 2007, Coimbra, Portugal.
  20. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C. (2007). "Enhancing the learning experience using simulation and experimentation to teach mechanical vibrations", Proc. of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, HI.
  21. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C. (2006). "On the integration of remote and virtual experiments into a comprehensive student laboratory experience", Proc. of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE’06, Chicago, IL.
  22. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). "An architecture for virtual laboratory experimentation", Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  23. Jia, R., Xu, S., Gao, S., Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). "A virtual laboratory on fluid mechanics", Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, (Best Paper Award).
  24. Aziz, E. and Chassapis, C. (2003). "An intelligent design system for agile design and manufacturing of mechanical transmission systems", Proc. of ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, The 9th International ASME Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, Chicago, IL.
  25. Aziz, E. & Chassapis, C. (2002). "A knowledge-based approach to spur gear fabrication in precision forging process", Proceedings of ASME Design Automation Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  26. Aziz, E. & Chassapis, C. (2002). "Development of an interactive web-based support system for gear design", Proceedings of ASME Design Automation Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  27. Aziz, E. & Chassapis, C. (2001). "An intelligent system for spur gear design and analysis", Proceedings of ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Journals
  1. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2015). "Virtual mechanical assembly training based on a 3D game engine", Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 12 (2), 119-134.
  2. Hu, Y., Aziz, E.-S., & Chassapis, C. (2014). "Creativity-based design innovation environment in support of robust product development", International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM), DOI 10.1007/s12008-014-0242-3.
  3. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). "A framework for developing collaborative training environments for assembling", Computers in Education Journal. 23 (4), 44-59.
  4. Aziz, E.-S., Chang, Y., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2013). "A multi-user virtual laboratory environment for gear train design", Computer Applications in Engineering Education. 22 (4), 788-802.
  5. Aziz, E.-S. & Chassapis, C. (2013). "Comparative analysis of tooth-root strength using Stress-Strength Interference (SSI) theory with FEM-based verification", Accepted for publication in International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing.
  6. Chang, Y., Aziz, E.-S. Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2011). "A game-based laboratory for gear design", Computers in Education Journal. 22 (1), 21-31.
  7. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). "An interactive game-based engineering laboratory", World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education. 8 (2), 131-136.
  8. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). "Design and implementation of a virtual laboratory for machine dynamics", International Journal of Online Engineering. 6 (2), 15-24.
  9. Aziz, E.-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2010). "Review of the state of the art in virtual learning environments based on Multi-player Computer Games", Computers in Education Journal. 1 (1), 22-35.
  10. Aziz, E-S.. (Mar 2009). "Teaching and Learning Enhancement in Undergraduate Machine Dynamics", Computer Applications in Engineering Education J, 17 (2), Published Online.
  11. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C.. (2009). "Content-rich interactive online laboratory systems", Computer Applications in Engineering Education J., 17 (1), 61-79.
  12. Arango, F., Altuger, G., Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K., Chassapis, C.. (2008). "Piloting a game-based virtual learning environment", Computers in Education J., 18 (4), 82 - 91.
  13. Aziz, E-S., Esche, S. K. & Chassapis, C. (2006). "A scalable platform for remote and virtual laboratories", World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education. 5 (3), 445-448.
  14. Aziz, E. and Chassapis, C.. (2005). "A decision-making framework model for design and manufacturing of mechanical transmission system development", Engineering with Computers J., 21 164-176.
  15. Aziz, E. & Chassapis, C. (2002). "Knowledge-based geometry generation for spur and helical gears", Concurrent Engineering: Research & Applications (CERA) Journal. 10 (3), 251-261.
Courses
  • ME 358 Machine Dynamics and Mechanisms
  • ME 361 Design of Machine Components
  • E 120 Engineering Graphics
  • E 126 Mechanics of Solids
  • E 102 Engineering Experiences