Martin Morris

Professor

Jobst Hall 310
(309) 677-2717
mjmorris@bradley.edu

Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University

Biography

Honors & Awards:

  • 2010 Award of Excellence,  Bradley University Parent’s Association
  • 2004 Bradley University College of Engineering and Technology Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
  • 2003 Bradley University College of Engineering and Technology John Andrews Award for Excellence in Service
  • 2002 Caterpillar Research Fellowship
  • 2001 Ralph R. Teetor Educational
  • McDonnell Douglas Quality Achievement Award, 1997
  • McDonnell Douglas Step Above Award, 1995
  • McDonnell Douglas Step Above Award, 1993
  • McDonnell Douglas Leadership Award, April, 1992
  • Teaching Fellow, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985/86

US Patents:

  • “Compact Flat-Field Calibration Apparatus”, #6,377,300
  • “Method for Determining Pressure”, #5,731,995
  • “System and Method for Determining Strain”, #5,817,945
  • (Provisional Patent) “Bi-Corporal Pump for the Management of Hydrocephalus” with Dr. Julian Lin, Michael Flatt, Deric Cole, Brian Kroeter, Shavonna Warren

Professional Experience

McDonnel-Douglas

Research Interests

Aerodynamics, Design


Teaching

  • ME 301: Thermodynamics I
  • ME 302: Thermodynamics II
  • ME 308: Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 410/411: Senior Design
  • ME 520: Gas Dynamics
  • ME 533: Propulsion

Scholarship

Recent Publictions:

  • Post, S., Morris, M., “Force Balance Design for Educational Wind Tunnels”, ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, KY,  June 2010
  • Neelly, K. R., Terry, J., Morris, M. J., “A Mechanical Comparison of Linear and Double-Looped Hung Supplemental Heavy Chain Resistance to the Back Squat: A Case Study”, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, National Strength and Conditioning Association, Colorado Springs, CO Volume 24, pp 278‑281.• Reedy, T., Morris, M., Frank, W., Ward, A., DeCroix, M., Fonseca, J., “Development of a Fast-Acting, Gas Transfer System”, AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, July 2008.
  • Cassata, M., Morris, M., Abanto-Bueno, J. “Development of a Dynamometer to Study the Performance of Plastic Gears”, Proceedings of 10th international Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, Paper 34057, September 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Cassata, M., Morris, M., Abanto-Bueno, J. “Development of a Dynamometer to Study the Performance of Plastic Gears”, Proceedings of 10th international Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, Paper 34057, September 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Julie A. Reyer, Richard W. Deller, Martin J. Morris, Arnold Ness, Richard T. Johnson, “BEST/STEPS: Hands-On Education and Recruitment of Underrepresented Groups”, 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Recent Publictions with Bradley Undergraduates

  • Mattei ,T., Bond, B., Hafner, J., Morris, M., Travis, J., Hanna, G, Webster, J., Lin, J., “Definition and Measurement of Rider-intrinsic Physical Attributes Influencing All-terrain Vehicle Safety”, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Focus,  The American Association of Neurosurgeons,  Vol. 31, 2011.
  • Nair, K., Corrie, C., Del-Benne, B., Eastburn, M., Morris, M., Lin, J., “Evaluation of a Novel Method of Shunting for Patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus”, Proceedings of the 2011 Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2011.
  • Deshpaande, G., Hand, N., Magnusson, J., Davis, A., Nair, K., Morris, M., “Novel Design for Jaw‑Thrust and Head Immobilization Device and Its Successful Testing Using Human Simulator”,  Proceedings of the Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2010.
  • Morris, M., Brown, M., Spreeman, J., “Measurement of the Bending and Twist in a Deforming Airfoil Using Laser-Based Imaging”, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, Jan 2005
  • Hedrick, M. Miller, J., Morris, M. “Design of a Sting Balance using a Plate and Strain Gage”,AIAA Midwest Region Meeting, Cleveland, OH, April 2005
  • Reedy, T., Morris, M., Frank, W., Ward, A., DeCroix, M., Fonseca, J., “Development of a Fast-Acting, Gas Transfer System”, AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, July 2008. 

Other Collaborations:

  • Lynn Sutton,  Caterpillar  NPI Excellence Team
  • Edward Bond and Robert Scott,  Foster College of Business Administration,  Engineering an Business Convergence, CPS Curriculum

Service

  • SAE Advisor
  • University Senate