Conway, Ted

Professor & Head
Biomedical Engineering

Educational Background

Master Cert., Project Management, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2005
Ph.D., Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at U-C, Urbana, IL, 1991
M.S., Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at U-C, Urbana, IL, 1988
B.S., Chemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 1977

Recognition & Awards

Honors and Awards:
AAAS – Elected Fellow, 2015
NSF Director’s Award – National Robotics Initiative, 2012
RESNA Leadership Award – General & Age Related Disabilities Engineering, March 2012
CAREERS & The disABLED Magazine – 2010 National Employee of the Year Award for Outstanding Achievement, Boston, MA, May 6, 2010.
UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2006
Pi Tau Sigma, Teacher of the Year Award, 2004
UCF/COECS Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2002
Phi Eta Sigma, Student’s Choice Award for College of Engineering, 1995
Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society – Elected Member (1995)
ASEE Outstanding “New”Mechanics Educator Award & Honorarium, 1994

Professional Experience

Academic Experience:
Florida Institute of Technology, Head & Prof., Dept. Biomed. Engineering 2014 – Present (FT)
George Washington University, Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 2008-2014 (PT)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Associate Dean, School of Education, 2006-2008 (FT)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Professor, School of Education, 2006-2008 (FT)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Assoc. Professor, School of Education, 2006 (FT)
University of Central Florida, Assoc. Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 1999-2006 (FT)
University of Akron, Assoc. Professor, Biomedical Engineering, 1998-1999 (FT)
University of Akron, Assoc. Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 1996-1998 (FT)
University of Akron, Assist. Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 1991-1996 (FT)

Non Academic Experience:
Program Director, ENG Directorate, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, 2008-2014
Program Director, EHR Directorate, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, 2004-2006
Conway Consulting Company, President, Akron, OH 1996-1999 & Orlando, FL, 1999-2004
Department of Navy, Naval Underwater Systems Center, Researcher, Newport, RI, 1990
Department of Navy, Naval Research Laboratory, Researcher, Washington, DC, 1987 & 1988

Additional Duties

Current Membership in Professional Organizations:
Board Member, CP International Research Foundation (CPIRF)
Board Member, Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO)
Member, American Associate for the Advance of Science (AAAS)
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Member, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
Member, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
Member, Tau Beta Pi (ΤΒΠ)

Service Activities (internal):
FIT Department of Biomedical Engineering – Department Head
FIT University Graduate Council - Member
FIT College of Engineering – Faculty Evaluation Committee
VCU Office of Research, Council of Associate Deans for Research
VCU Leadership Council – SOE Representative
UCF Faculty Senate – Elected COECS Senator - Budget & Administrative Procedures Committee
UCF COECS Research Incentive Award Selection Committee
UCF COECS – MMAE Promotion & Tenure Committee – Chair
UA University Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Committee - Elected Member
UA Faculty Advisor

Service Activities (external):
AAAS - Council On Opportunities in Science, Chair (2003 – 2006)
ASME Bioengineering Division - Program Committee Chair (2002)
ASEE - Mechanics Division Chair (1999)
Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Medical Devices
Associate Editor, International J. of Cardiovascular Medicine & Science

Recent Professional Development Activities:
- Organized and traveled with World Technology Evaluation Center Study Groups for international evaluation in the following Bioengineering Topics: Advanced Biomanufacturing 2014 Europe/Asia/Australia; Neural Imaging Study 2014 Asia/Australia, Europe; Human-Robotics Interface 2011 – Asia; Mobility Disabilities 2010 Europe
- EU-European Commission, FP7 Invited Reviewer, Brussels, BE, Feb 26 – Mar. 5, 2011

Selected Publications

Caulfield, Brian; Conway, Ted A.; Micera, Silvestro (2012), Editorial: European Study of Research & Development in Mobility Technology for Persons with Disabilities, J. Neuroengineering & Rehabilitation, 9:23 (20 April 2012).
NSF Workshop on Mapping & Engineering the Brain, Invited Speaker – Aug. 13-14, 2013
NSF Workshop on Advanced Biomanufacturing, Invited Speaker – July 25-26, 2013
NSF-NIH Neuro-Imaging Roadmap Study, Invited Speaker – Feb. 25, 2013
VA Tech – Institute for Critical Technology & Applied Science, Guest Speaker, Nov. 29, 2012
Rancho Los Amigos International Conference on Transformational Technology, Los Angeles, CA – Keynote Speaker, Sept. 2, 2010 and Feb. 25, 2012
RESNA Workshop for New Directions, Washington, DC, Keynote Speaker, Nov. 29-30, 2011
2011 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Zurich, Switzerland – Invited Speaker, June 27 – July 3, 2011
NSF-CMMI Grantee Conference, Invited Speaker, Honolulu, HI, June 22 – 25, 2009