IT311 – Sensors Used in Connected and Automated Vehicles
Course Prerequisites Include: Basic electricity/electronics theory and/or automotive electronics basics, basic knowledge of the operation of traditional vehicle systems: brakes, suspension and steering, drivetrain, engine, engine electrical, emission controls, fuel and exhaust systems, environmental systems, etc.
Basic Skill Requirements
Dr. James A. Ejiwale
Prior to joining JSU, Dr. Ejiwale taught at Eastern Illinois University, City Tech (CUNY), and the Ohio State University. He worked in the following industries: Edison Welding Institute (Material Section), research assistant, processed and analyzed experimental mechanics data on creep phenomena in structural materials. At Stanley Hardware (Division of the Stanley Works), team leader, Metal Finishing; East Coast Lighting Equipment, Inc; Circuits, Inc, quality control supervisor; Loctite Corporation; Fenn Manufacturing; and Abbott Ball Company, quality control inspector for Ford Motor products.
He has a strong record publishing in prestigious journals and conference proceedings, such as Journal of STEM Education: Innovations & Research, International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, Journal of Education and Learning, and ASEE. Additionally, Dr. Ejiwale is a PI and Co-PI on several NSF, Center for University Scholars and Learn and Serve America Partner Project.
Dr. Ejiwale holds a B. S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and a M. S. degree in Industrial Technical Management from Central Connecticut State University, a M. S. in Hazardous Materials Management from Jackson State University, and a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University. He is a member of ASEE, SME, and ITEEA.