David L. Silverstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
PJC Board of Trustees Engineering Professor

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University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Extended Campus Programs
209 Crounse Hall
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
Phone: 270-534-3132
Fax: 270-534-6292
Email: silverdl@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation

May 1992 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, University Honors Program
December 1994 Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee Master of Science Chemical Engineering
December 1998 Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee Doctor of Philosophy Chemical Engineering

Appointments

July, 1999– Present University of Kentucky, College of Engineering, Paducah,
Kentucky PJC Engineering Professor (2008-present)
Associate Professor of Chemical & Materials Engineering (2005- present)
Assistant Professor of Chemical & Materials Engineering (1999-2005)
September 1998- Consultant/ Contract Developer, Suite Spot Post Production Nashville,
June 1999 Tennessee Developed prototype of automated custom video production device, including software design and implementation, hardware specification and integration, and deployment.
January 1993- Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee
December 1998 Graduate Research Assistant

Publications

  • Silverstein, D.L., M.A.S. Vigeant, “Results of the 2010 Survey on Teaching Kinetics and Reactor Design.”,
    Chemical Engineering Education, 46(1), 2012
  • Keith, J., Silverstein, D.L., Visco, D., Bullard, L., “Ideas to Consider for New Chemical Engineering Educators:
    Part 2 (Courses Offered Later in the Curriculum)”, Chemical Engineering Education, 44(4), 2010.
  • Silverstein, D.L., Osei-Prempeh, G., “Making a Chemical Process Control Course an Inductive and Deductive
    Learning Experience”, Chemical Engineering Education, 44(2), 2010. William H. Corcoran Award Winner.
    Also appeared in CACHE News, No. 70, Summer 2010.
  • Bullard, L.; Visco, D.; Silverstein, D.L.; Keith, J., “Strategies for Creating and Sustaining a Departmental
    Culture”, Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education,
    American Society for Engineering Education, June 2010. Joseph J. Martin Award Winner
  • Keith, J., Silverstein, D.L., Visco, D., “Ideas to Consider for New Chemical Engineering Educators, Part 1:
    Courses Offered Earlier in the Curriculum”, Chemical Engineering Education, 43(3), 2009.
  • Silverstein, D.L., “Using a Concurrently Collaborative Spreadsheet to Improve Teamwork and Chemical
    Engineering Problem Solving”, Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society for
    Engineering Education, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2008.
  • Silverstein, D.L., Briedis, D., Dahm, K., Zollars, R., “Introducing an Online Community for Chemical
    Engineering Educators”, Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering
    Education, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2006.
  • Dahm, K., Ramachandran, R., Silverstein, D.L., “Web-Based, Interactive Software for Engineering Economy
    Courses”, Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education,
    American Society for Engineering Education, June 2004
  • Silverstein, D.L., “Who Wants to Be an Engineer?”, Proceedings of the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American
    Society for Engineering Education, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2003.