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Brad Rogers

Brad Rogers

Associate Professor, The Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

BRogers@asu.edu

480-727-1034

The Polytechnic School
Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus
7271 E Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Mesa, AZ 85212

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, The Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director of Research and Development, GlobalResolve

Biography

Brad Rogers is an associate professor in the Department of Engineering and Computing Systems at the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University, and is the Director of Research and Development for GlobalResolve, an interdisciplinary social entrepreneurship initiative at Arizona State University that seeks to leverage the skills and talents of students and faculty at ASU and international partner universities to develop sustainable enterprises in the developing world. While at ASU he has taught more than 50 different courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in engineering and in social entrepreneurship, and is currently leading the development of the Humanitarian Engineering concentration within the Department of Engineering and Computing Systems. Since 2007 in his capacity within GlobalResolve he has initiated programs and managed in-country student teams from ASU and partner universities in the developing world that have worked on multiple projects. Examples include the design and construction of a microbial fuel cell composting latrine in West Africa, installation of a gelled ethanol plant that produces clean cooking fuel in a rural Ghanaian village, the development of highly efficient gelfuel stoves, a thermoelectric driven sustainable lighting system for the BoP market, the distribution of a water filtration system for the impoverished Ghanaian village of Fawomanye, and several other projects.  He has also worked in industry in both conventional and alternative energy conversion systems.

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 1992
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University, 1981
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University, 1979

Expertise

Journal Articles

2012

Wagh, P., S. Redkar, J. Gintz and B. Rogers. 2012. Predicting manpower requirements for a truck-building facility using simulation techniques: A case study. International Journal of Engineering and Research Innovation 4(2):46-54.

2000

Rogers, B. B. 2000. Personal Oponion: A framework for higher education in the security field. Security Journal 13:65-68. DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.sj.8340051. (link )

1993

Rogers, B. B., S. Gosh Moulic and L. S. Yao. 1993. Finite-amplitude instability of mixed-convection. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 254:229-250. (link )

Rogers, B. B. and L. S. Yao. 1993. Finite-amplitude instability of mixed-convection in a heated vertical pipe. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 36(9):2305-2315. DOI: 10.1016/S0017-9310(05)80115-2. (link )

Rogers, B. B. and L. S. Yao. 1993. Natural convection in a heated annulus. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 36(1):35-47. DOI: 10.1016/0017-9310(93)80064-2. (link )

Rogers, B. B. and L. S. Yao. 1993. The importance of Prandtl Number on mixed-convection instability. Journal of Heat Transfer 115(2):482-486. DOI: 10.1115/1.2910706. (link )

1992

Yao, L. S. and B. B. Rogers. 1992. Finite amplitude instability of nonisothermal flow in a vertical annulus. Proceedings: Mathematical and Physical Sciences 437(1900):267-290. (link )

1990

Rogers, B. B. and L. S. Yao. 1990. The effect of mixed convection instability on heat transfer in a vertical annulus. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 33(1):79-90. DOI: 10.1016/0017-9310(90)90143-I. (link )

1989

Yao, L. S. and B. B. Rogers. 1989. Mixed convection in an annulus of large aspect ratio. Journal of Heat Transfer 111(3):683-689. DOI: 10.1115/1.3250737. (link )

Yao, L. S. and B. B. Rogers. 1989. The linear stability of mixed convection in a vertical annulus. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 201:279-298. DOI: 10.1017/S0022112089000947. (link )

Book Chapters

2012

O'Neill, D., J. H. Takamura Jr., N. Chhetri, M. Henderson and B. Rogers. 2012. Frugal Innovation. Pp. 96-113 In: Colledge, T. H. ed., Convergence: Philosophies and Pedagogies for Developing the Next Generation of Humanitarian Engineers an Social Entrepreneurs. International Journal of Service Learning in Engineering: Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship. (link )

2006

Rogers, B. 2006. Engineering principles for security managers. In: Gill, M. ed., Handbook of Security. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-0-230-00680-5.

Presentations

2013

Rogers, B., N. Chhetri, M. R. Henderson, K. D. Hristovski, B. L. Ruddell and J. H. Takamura. 2013. A systematic methodology for the development of enterprise at the base of the economic pyramid. Presentation at the 2013 ASEE International Forum, June 22, 2013, Atlanta, GA. (link )

2012

Rogers, B. 2012. GlobalResolve: Real-world engineering to solve problems in the developing world. Presentation at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Education Conference, 8-10 March 2012, Clearwater Beach. Florida.

Rogers, B., C. Butler, C. Castro, J. Goodwill and M. Henderson. 2012. Decentralized organic and nitrogen removal from domestic waste in rural Ghana with a microbial fuel cell. Presentation at the Second International Faecal Sludge Management Conference, October 2012, Durban, South Africa.

2010

Henderson, M., M. Pugliese and B. Rogers. 2010. The Twig Light: Ultra low-cost lighting in Ghana. Presentation at the NCIIA 14th Annual Conference, 25-27 March 2010, San Francisco, California. (link )

Conference Papers

2008

Rogers, B. and M. Henderson. 2008. The development of an economic model for biodiesel production in Ghana. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (link )

Rogers, B., M. Henderson, J. Gintz and S. Danielson. 2008. The development of a gel fuel processing system for use in rural Ghana. Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Conference. 2008 ASEE Conference & Exposition. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (link )

Rogers, B., M. Henderson, T. Sugar and C. Roberts. 2008. The development of a water purification system for use in west Africa. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (link )

2007

Danielson, S. and B. Rogers. 2007. A methodology for direct assessment of student attainment of program outcomes. 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Honolulu, Hawaii. (link )

Rajadas, J., A. Post, B. Rogers and R. Cuprak. 2007. Design, fabrication and testing of a novel UAV: Capstone project. Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Conference. 2007 ASEE Conference and Exposition. Honolulu, Hawaii. (link )

Rajadas, J. and B. Rogers. 2007. Design, fabrication and testing of a low-speed wind tunnel laboratory. 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Honolulu, Hawaii. (link )

Rogers, B., M. Henderson and C. Roberts. 2007. Integration of a wind power assessment project throughout the undergraduate curriculum. Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Conference. 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Honolulu, Hawaii. (link )

Rogers, B., D. Palmgren, D. Giever and M. L. Garcia. 2007. Security education in the 21st century: The role of engineering. Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Conference. 2007 ASEE Conference and Exposition. Honolulu, Hawaii. (link )

2006

Henderson, M., B. Rogers, R. Grondin, C. Roberts, S. Danielson and R. Sundararajan. 2006. Using a wind power assessment project on the Hopi Reservation as a problem-based learning experience for undergrad and graduate students. 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Chicago, Illinois. (link )

Palmgren, D., B. Rogers and N. Everett. 2006. A well to wheels approach to the development of automotive curricula in applied engineering programs. Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Conference. 2006 ASEE Conference and Exposition. Chicago, Illinois. (link )

Rogers, B., D. Palmgren, A. L. McHenry and S. Danielson. 2006. A rigorous foundation for security engineering programs. Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Conference. 2006 ASEE Conference and Exposition. Chicago, Illinois. (link )

2004

Post, A., B. Rogers, S. Danielson and G. Tamizhmani. 2004. Fuel cell manufacturing: An introduction to opportunities and challenges. Proceedings of the 2004 ASEE Conference. 2004 Annual ASEE Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah. (link )

Tamizhmani, G., B. Rogers and R. Sundararajan. 2004. A multidisciplinary course on fuel cells: Their science and engineering. Proceedings of the 2004 ASEE Conference. 2004 Annual ASEE Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah. (link )

2003

Rogers, B., G. Tamizhmani and R. Sundararajan. 2003. An Innovative fuel cell theory, testing, and manufacturing course. Pp. 81-84 Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. ASME 2003 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition: Innovations and Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Washington, D.C.. (link )

1998

Romero, V., B. Rogers, T. Winfree, D. Walsh and M. L. Garcia. 1998. Creation of security engineering programs by the Southwest Surety Institute. Pp. 232-240 Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Enforcement and Security Technologies. SPIE Conference on Enforcement and Security Technologies. (link )