Joseph D. Dumas II
1111 James Boulevard
Signal Mountain, TN 37377

Phone: (423) 425-4084
Web: http://www.utc.edu/faculty/joe-dumas/
E-mail: Joe-Dumas@utc.edu


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN (1993 - present)

College of Engineering and Computer Science
UC Foundation Professor, 2005-present

UC Foundation Associate Professor, 1999-2005

UC Foundation Assistant Professor, 1997-1999

Assistant Professor, 1993-1997

Graduate Program Coordinator for Computer Science, August 2004-August 2008, August 2016-present; Departmental Course Scheduling Coordinator, January 2007-present; Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School, May 2008-August 2010; Acting Head of the Computer Science and Engineering Department, May 2007-July 2008; Outstanding Computer Science Teaching Award, December, 1998; November, 2002; April, 2009; CSE Outstanding Service Award, April 2016; CSE Star Service Award, April 2013. Courses taught at UTC include: Computer Architecture; Advanced Computer Architecture; Embedded Microcontroller Systems; Real-Time Embedded Systems; Advanced Computer Systems; Mini/Micro Computer Systems; Graduate Project; Group Software Project; Digital Logic and Introduction to Computer Hardware; Computer System Organization and Assembly Language Programming; Fundamentals of Computer Science I; Introduction to Computing; Microprocessors and Digital Logic; Microcomputer Applications; and Departmental Honors.

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL (1996, 1997, 2000, 2001)

Summer Faculty Fellow

Integrated a man-in-the-loop virtual environment simulation of the operation of the Space Shuttle Remote Manipulator System robotic arm. Wrote data acquisition and TCP/IP network communications software for PC and Silicon Graphics platforms. Developed simulation management and sensor interface code using Sense8's WorldToolKit. Integrated specialized virtual reality peripheral devices with Division's dVISE and Transom Jack to support human motion capture, virtual reality simulations, and human factors studies for the space program. Developed an innovative glove-based user interface for virtual environments.

UCF Institute for Simulation and Training, Orlando, FL (1993)

Graduate/Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Visual Systems Laboratory

Investigated transport delay measurement and compensation approaches for position trackers and visual displays used in virtual reality simulation environments.

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (1989 - 1993)

Graduate Research Assistant/Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

As a research assistant, performed hardware design and interfacing as well as software development for a research project involving digital computer simulation of motor vehicle dynamics. Courses taught: Computer System Design (senior level); Digital Control Systems laboratory (senior level).

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS (1986 - 1989)

Graduate Research Assistant/Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering

As a research assistant, performed hardware design, troubleshooting, and evaluation, architectural evaluation, and MC68020 assembly language programming for the Mapped Array Differential Equation Machine (MADEM) multicomputer research project. Courses taught: Control System Technology (for Electrical Engineering Technology); Electronic Technology III (for EET); Electrical Engineering Design Laboratory (senior level); Digital Devices laboratory.

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (1985 - 1986)

Visiting Instructor, Department of Engineering Technology

Courses taught: Digital Logic lecture and laboratory (for Computer Engineering Technology); Microprocessor Systems laboratory (for CET, senior level); Control Systems laboratory (for Electronic Engineering Technology, senior level); Network Analysis laboratory (for EET, senior level).

Seismic Engineering Company, Dallas, TX (1984 - 1985)

Product Line Engineer

Designed and prototyped custom interface hardware and custom software for a Z80 microprocessor-based controller of seismic data acquisition devices and other peripheral equipment. Provided customer support for the peripheral equipment controller product line. Designed, built, and repaired small test fixtures for analog and digital circuits. Solved component selection and substitution problems for manufacturing.

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (1981 - 1983)

Part-Time Faculty Replacement, Department of Engineering Technology

Assisted faculty members with coordination of laboratory activities and evaluation of student work. Assisted students with laboratory work. Calibrated and maintained test equipment.


EDUCATION

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (1989 - 1993)

Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, May, 1993. 3.94 GPA. Primary research and coursework area: Digital computer simulation of continuous systems. Dissertation: "Measuring and Compensating for Transport Delay in a Real-Time Interactive Driving Simulator." Awarded Link Foundation Fellowship in Advanced Simulation and Training for 1991-92 academic year.

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS (1986 - 1989)

M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Digital Computing Systems, May, 1989. 4.00 GPA. Master's thesis: "Hardware Support for High-Performance Message-Passing Communications in the MADEM Multicomputer." Elected to membership in Tau Beta Pi, national engineering honor society, and Eta Kappa Nu, electrical engineering honorary association.

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (1979 - 1984)

B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering Technology with minor in Computer Science, awarded summa cum laude (4.00 GPA) in May, 1984. Senior Honors thesis: "Transformerless Audio Power Amplifier with Darlington Outputs." Elected to membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, national leadership honor society. Charter member and first president of Alpha Mississippi chapter of Tau Alpha Pi, national engineering technology honor society.


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

IEEE Computer Society

UTC IEEE-CS student branch counselor, 2000-07; co-counselor, 2010-2013

Chattanooga IEEE-CS chapter second vice chair, 2000-03

Chattanooga IEEE section director (member of Executive Committee), 1996-98

Chattanooga IEEE-CS chapter chair, 1995-96

Chattanooga IEEE-CS chapter vice chair, 1994-95


PUBLICATIONS

Dumas, Joseph D. II. Computer Architecture: Fundamentals and Principles of Computer Design (Second Edition), copyright 2017 by CRC/Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN-13: 978-1498772716.

Dumas, Joseph D. II. Solutions Manual for Computer Architecture: Fundamentals and Principles of Computer Design (Second Edition), copyright 2017 by CRC/Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN-13: 978-1498772754.

Dumas, Joe. "Online vs. Face-To-Face Student Performance in an Introduction to Operating Systems Course," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Vol. 32, No. 2, December, 2016.

Dumas, Joseph. Chapter 22, "Performance Enhancements" in Computing Handbook, Third Edition: Computer Science and Software Engineering edited by Teofilo Gonzalez, Jorge Diaz-Herrera, and Allen Tucker; copyright 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC, ISBN 978-1-4398-9852-9.

Dumas, Joseph. "Learning With 'Hands-On' Computer Architecture Projects When You Don't Have Real Hardware" presented at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges: Southeastern conference, November, 2013

Dumas, Joseph. CPSC/CPEN 305, Digital Logic and Introduction to Computer Hardware: Course and Lab Workbook, published through UTC Bookstore, most recent edition August, 2008.

Dumas, Joseph D. II. Computer Architecture: Fundamentals and Principles of Computer Design, copyright 2006 by CRC/Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 0-8493-2749-0.

Dumas, Joseph D. II. Solutions Manual for Computer Architecture: Fundamentals and Principles of Computer Design, copyright 2006 by CRC/Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 0-8493-9171-7.

Tyler, Thomas R.; Novobilski, Andy; Dumas, Joe; and Warren, Amye. "The Utility of Perspecta 3D Volumetric Display for Completion of Tasks," Human Vision and Electronic Imaging X, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 5666, January, 2005.

Hamilton, George S.; Dumas, Joseph D.; Brookman, Stephen; and Tilghman, Neal. "Evaluating the Usability of Pinchigator, a System for Navigating Virtual Worlds Using Pinch Gloves," Proceedings of the Huntsville Simulation Conference, October, 2003.

Dumas, Joseph; Novobilski, Andrew; Ellis, Dawn; and Paschal, Mark. "VR on a Budget: Developing a Flight Simulator in a Small Institution with Off-The-Shelf Hardware and Open Source Software," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Vol. 18, No. 2, December, 2002.

Dumas, Joseph. "Human Motion Tracking and Glove-Based User Interfaces for Virtual Environments in ANVIL,"Research Reports: 2001 NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, report number NASA/CR-2002-211840, July, 2002.

Dumas, Joseph. "Peripheral Device Interfaces to Support Virtual Reality Applications and Human Factors Studies in ANVIL," Research Reports: 2000 NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, report number NASA/CR-2001-210797, September, 2001.

Dumas, Joseph. "Virtual Environment User Interfaces to Support RLV and Space Station Simulations in the ANVIL Virtual Reality Lab," Research Reports: 1997 NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, report number NASA/CR-1998-208803, September, 1998.

Dumas, Joseph; Hale, Joseph; and Dabney, Richard. "Integration of the Space Shuttle Remote Manipulator System Virtual Environment Simulation," Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 5, October, 1997.

Dumas, Joseph, and Klee, Harold. "Time Delay Measurement in a Real-Time Simulation Environment," Society for Computer Simulation Transactions, Vol. 14, No. 3, September, 1997.

Dumas, Joseph. "Integration of the Shuttle RMS/CBM Positioning Virtual Environment Simulation," Research Reports: 1996 NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, report number NASA-CR-205205, October, 1996.

Dumas, Joseph, and Klee, Harold. "Design, Simulation and Experiments on the Delay Compensation for a Vehicle Simulator," Society for Computer Simulation Transactions, Vol. 13, No. 3, September, 1996.

Klee, Harold, and Dumas, Joseph. "Theory, Simulation, Experimentation: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Digital Control Systems," IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 37, No. 1, February, 1994.


GRANTS RECEIVED

Equipment Donation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, November, 2010; $228,393.

Equipment Donation, Sun Microsystems, November, 2008; $24,995.

Academic Excellence Grant, Sun Microsystems, March, 2007; $3,995.

Equipment Donation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, June, 2004; $110,965.

Lupton Renaissance Grant for "Enhanced Information Perception through Virtual Reality," University of Chattanooga Foundation, April, 2003; $69,900 (co-PI with Dr. Andy Novobilski).

UTC Faculty Development Grant (sabbatical leave for Fall semester 2003), February, 2003; $30,600.

External grant for development of a virtual reality Space Shuttle flight simulator, Wolf Aviation Fund, July, 2001;$9,246 (co-PI with Dr. Andy Novobilski).

NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship, Marshall Space Flight Center, May, 2001; $10,000.

NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship, Marshall Space Flight Center, May, 2000; $10,000.

Software grant from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, October, 1998; $2,475.

UTC Faculty Development Grant, September, 1997; $844.

NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship, Marshall Space Flight Center, May, 1997; $10,000.

NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship, Marshall Space Flight Center, May, 1996; $10,000.

UTC Instructional Excellence Grant, October, 1993; $1,422.

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