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College of Engineering and Computing


Faculty and Staff

Jed  Lyons

Title: Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
College of Engineering and Computing
Email: lyons@cec.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-9552
Fax: 803-777-0106
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Background

Dr. Lyons is the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College of Engineering and Computing. His responsibilities include undergraduate recruitment, retention, and graduation. He also provides college-level support for undergraduate and graduate courses and curricula, and manages academic resources and services. His research includes engineering education and engineering materials.

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1990
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1984

Selected Publications

  • Watson, J. and Lyons, J. (2011). Aligning Academic Preparation of Engineering Ph.D. Programs with the Needs of Industry, International Journal of Engineering Education, 27 (6). 1394–1411.
  • Thompson. S. and Lyons, J. (2008). Engineers in the Classroom and Their Influence on African-American Students’ Perceptions of Engineering, School Science and Mathematics, 108 (5), 197-211.
  • Huang, D. and Lyons, J. (2005). Finite Element Analysis of Test Specimens to Assess Composite-Concrete Bond Durability, Journal of Reinforced Polymers and Composites, 24 (13), 1387-1405.
  • Lyons, J. and Young, E. (2001). Developing a Systems Approach to Engineering Problem Solving and Design of Experiments in a Racecar-Based Laboratory Course, Journal of Engineering Education, 90 (1), 109-112.
  • Lyons, J., Liu, J. and Sutton, M. (1996). High-Temperature Deformation Measurements Using Digital-image Correlation, Experimental Mechanics, 36 (1), 64-70.
  • Lyons, J., Meyers, C. and Starr, T. (1990). Finite Element Studies of Crack Growth in a Ceramic Matrix Composite, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 11 (9/10), 1663-1673.