José E. Lugo, Ph.D

José E. Lugo, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Engineering Design Methods

Office: L-214
jose.lugo2@upr.edu
T: 787-832-4040 x3486
http://academic.uprm.edu/jose.lugo2

Education

  • Ph.D.
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2014
  • M.S.
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR, 2009
  • B.S.
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR, 2007

Background

  • 2014-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
  • 2007-2009
Laboratory Instructor Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

 

Academic and Professional Leadership

  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Conference Publications

  • Lugo, J., Batill, S., and Carlson, L., 2012, Modeling product form preference using Gestalt principles, semantic space and Kansei. In Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  • Lugo, J., Schmiedeler, J., Batill, S., and Carlson, L., 2014, Relationship between product aesthetic subject preference and quantified Gestalt principles. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  • Lugo, J., and Miranda, C., 2015, An initial comparison between geographically distributed and non-distributed student teams in design projects. Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.

Major Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Lugo JE, Schmiedeler JP, Batill SM, Carlson L. Quantification of Classical Gestalt Principles in Two-Dimensional Product Representations. ASME. J. Mech. Des. 2015;137(9):094502-094502-4. doi:10.1115/1.4030988.

Presentation

  • Prototypes and Engineering Design Methods. Santiago, Chile. May 2014

Awards

  • Fernández Fellow, University of Notre Dame, 2009
  • GEM Fellow, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, 2007