Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor of Engineering

  • Room: ET 321B
  • Office Phone: 260-481-4130
  • Office Fax: 260-481-6281
  • E-mail: essigr@ipfw.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA, 2016
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA, 2013
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA, 2010

Selected Recent Publications

  • Trellinger, N. M., Essig, R. R., Troy, C.D., Jesiek, B. K., & Boyd, J. (2015) Something to Write Home(work) About: An Analysis of Writing Exercises in Fluid Mechanics Textbooks. 122nd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 14-17, Seattle, WA
  • Essig, R. R., Troy, C.D., Jesiek, B. K., Boyd, J. & Trellinger, N. M. (2014). Adventures in Paragraph Writing: The Development and Refinement of Scalable and Effective Writing Exercises for Large-enrollment Engineering Courses. 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 15-18, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Troy, C. D., Essig, R. R., Jesiek, B. K., Boyd, J. & Trellinger, N. M. (2014). Writing to learn engineering: Identifying effective techniques for the integration of written communication into engineering classes and curricula. 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 15-18, Indianapolis, IN.

Academic Interests

Engineering Education, Fluid Mechanics, Water Quality, Environmental Fluid Mechanics