Mechanical Engineering Deptartment
College of Engineering and Information
University of Maryland Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
Ph.D., Aeronautical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1968
M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1966
B.S., Mineral Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, S. A., 1962
|2010-present||Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UMBC|
|2008-2010||Professor and Interim Chair, Mechanical Engineering, UMBC|
|2006-2008||Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UMBC|
|1996-2006||Dean, College of Engineering and Information Technology and Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UMBC|
|1986-1996||Professor and Head, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics, Drexel University|
|1978-1986||Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University|
|1973-1978||Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University|
|1972-1973||Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University|
|1970-1972||Senior Lecturer, Aeronautical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (IIT)|
|1968-1970||Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University|
|1983 (summer)||Special Research Staff, Detroit Edison Company, Detroit, MI|
|1973, 1974, 1976, 1977 (summers)||Research Specialist, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI|
|1962-1963||Rock Mechanics Research Engineer, West Rand Gold Mining Company, Krugersdorp, South Africa (S.A.)|
Honors and Awards
|2008||Lifetime Achievement Award, Council of Engineering and Architectural Soc., Washington, DC|
|1998||Dedicated Service Award, Council on Education, ASME|
|1996-1997||MEDHC-Chair Award, Board of Engineering Education, ASME|
|1992||Chair Recognition Award, Engineering Foundation Conference, Santa Barbara, CA|
|1985-1986||Congressional Fellow (ESD)-Science and Technology Advisor – US Senator Carl Levin (D-MI)|
|1988-1996||ABET Program Evaluator – Mechanical Engineering|
|1981-1984||Associate Editor, Journal of Fluids Engineering (trans. ASME)|
|1977-1978||Visiting Professor, I. Taylor, Chair, Mechanical Engineering , Technion (IIT)|
Hydrodynamic stability and transition to turbulence, non-Newtonian fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, numerical methods and computer simulations, engineering education.
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Classes Taught at UMBC
ENME 320 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
FYS 103I Dynamics of Problem Solving
ENME 670 Continuum Mechanics
Professional Societies – Selected Activities
|2008-2011||Member, Board of Governors, ASME|
|1970-1992||Member and 1992-present, Fellow, ASME|
|2003-2006||Senior Vice President, Education/Centers, ASME|
|2000-2003||Vice President, Engineering Education, ASME|
|1996-1997||Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department Heads Committee (MEDHC), ASME|
|1996-2006||Engineering Deans Council (EDC), American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)|
|1985||Michigan Trade Mission to West Africa (Gabon, Cameroun, Nigeria, Ivory Coast)|
|1999||Maryland Economic Development Trade Mission to Israel|
|2000||Evaluator, Graduate Programs at four National Universities, Brazil|
Carmi, S., & Kulacki, F. (2009). The M.S. – A First Professional Engineering Degree. , ASME-IMECE, November 13-19, 2009, Orlando, Florida.
Carmi, S., Foster, T., & Schaffer, E. (2003). Building a Bridge to AP Engineering. Proceedings of Deans Summit II – Fostering Campus Collaborations, January 9-12, 2003, Miami, Florida.
Carmi, S., & Lee, J.C. (1994). Linear Stability of Spiral Flow Between Concentric Cylinders. In M.R. Liberzon (Ed.), Proceedings of International Aerospace Congress-IAC CE94, 2, 144-148, August 15-19, 1994, Moscow, Russia.
Carmi, S. (1993). Engineering Education Reform in the U.S. National Science Council, Taiwan, Dec. 6-13, 1993.
Carmi, S., & Lee, J.C. (1993). Stability of Spiral Flow with Heat Transfer between Concentric Cylinders. In. Z.X.Huang, & Y.M. Bai (Eds.), Proceedings of Second Asian-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization, pp. 749-754, October 15-18, 1993, Beijing, China.
Carmi, S., & Aung, W. (1993). Launching leaders. ASEE Prism, 2(3), 44.
Carmi, S., & Aung, W. (1992). Engineering Education: Curriculum Innovation and Integration. Proceedings of Engineering Foundation Conference, January 5-10, 1992, Santa Barbara, CA.
Carmi, S., Tsou, F.K., & Thomas, D.H. (1992). An enhanced engineering program for freshmen and sophomores. The International Journal of Engineering Education, 8(6)6, 413-418.
Carmi, S. & Shulze & R.C. (1983). Energy stability of thermally modulated poiseuille flow. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik (ZAMP), 34, pp. 583-595.
Carmi, S., & Ghassemsadeh, M.R. (1982). Drag reduction in flow of coal-oil suspension. Journal of Fluids Engineering. 104, 92-98.
Carmi, S., & Tustaniwskyj, J.I. (1981). Stability of finite gap cylindrical couette flow: linear theory. The Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 108, 19-42.
Carmi, S., & Shulze, R.C. (1976). Nonlinear stability of heated parallel flows. Physics of Fluids, 19(6), 792-795.
Carmi, S., & Lalas, D.P. (1970). Universal stability of hydromagnetic flows. The Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 32(4), 711-719. Also presented at the Sixth U.S. National Congress for Applied Mechanics.
Carmi, S. (1970). Linear stability of axial flow in annular pipe. Physics of Fluids, 13(3), 829-831.
Carmi, S., & Joseph, D.D. (1969). Stability of poiseuille flow in pipes, annuli and channels. Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, 26(4), 575-599. Reviewed in Zentralblatt für Math.