Dr. David W. Gilbert | College of Applied Sciences and Arts | SIU

Southern Illinois University

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Dr. David W. Gilbert

Associate Professor of Automotive Technology

David W. Gilbert

TEC 160A
Mailcode 6895
Phone: 618.453.9137
Fax: 618.453.0234
dwgilb@siu.edu

AT SIU SINCE 1996

EDUCATION

A.S. Degree, Northern Oklahoma College
B.S. Degree, Oklahoma State University
M.S. Degree, Oklahoma State University
PhD. Degree, Southern Illinois Univesity 

COURSES TAUGHT

AUT 240 Engine Management I
AUT 250 Engine Management II
AUT 370 Electronic Engine Controls
AUT 380 Emission Controls
AUT 170 Engine Electrical 
AUT 180 Drivetrains
AUT 160 Suspension and Brakes
AUT 295 Engine Service Procedures

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Vehicle Electrical Diagnostics, Engine performance, Electronic Throttle Controls, Computerized Engine Controls

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Boy Scouts of America-Troop 7066: Assistant Scout Master, Scholarship and Automotive Merit Badge Counselor

PUBLICATIONS

Gilbert, D. W. (2010, May). Invited Subject Matter Expert & Technical Consultant, National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration meeting, Vehicle Research & Testing Center, East Liberty, OH

Gilbert, D. W. (2010, July). Electronic Throttle Control Technical Research Report, Paper submitted to the National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration, Vehicle Research & Testing Center, East Liberty, OH

Gilbert, D. W. & Trinidad, O. C. (2010, February). Toyota Electronic Throttle Control Investigation: Preliminary Report.  Paper presented at the hearing for the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sub-Committee on Oversite Investigations, Washington, DC

Gilbert, D. W. (2010, February). Testimony presented at the hearing for the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sub-Committee on Oversite Investigations, Toyota Sudden Unintended Acceleration, Washington, DC

Bencini, B. & Gilbert, D. W. (2008, July) Conference Presentation: 2009 Durango Hybrid, Presented at the meeting of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers 2008 Conference, Williamsport, PA

Gilbert, D. W. (2002, July).  Technical Teaching: The PowerPoint Advantage,  Paper presented at the meeting of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers 2002 Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Gilbert, D. W. (2002, March).  Undercar/Transmission Expo 2002, Chassis Vibrations.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Undercar/Transmission Expo 2002, Kansas City, MO.

Gilbert, D. W. (2001, April). ABS Electrical Diagnosis: Scope testing wheel speed sensors.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Undercar/Transmission Expo 2001, Memphis, TN.

Gilbert, D. W. (2000, March). Predicting & Uncovering Catalyst Failures: Closed Loop Operation, Short Term/Long Term Fuel Trim, Oxygen Sensor Operation.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Undercar/Transmission Expo 2000, Louisville, KY.

Gilbert, D. W. (2011, February) Conference Presentation: An Overview of Electronic Throttle Controls, Presentation at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, Godfrey, IL

Gilbert, D. W. & Bencini, B. (2008, October) Conference Presentation: 2009 Durango Hybrid, Presentation at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, St. Louis, MO

Gilbert, D. W. (2007, October). Fuel System Diagnosis, Presentation at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, Springfield, IL

Gilbert, D. W. (2007, October). Automotive Electrical Skills Evaluation of Blended CAI, Paper presented at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, Springfield, IL

Gilbert, D. W. (2007, March).  Automotive Electrical Psychomotor Diagnostic Skills Evaluation of Blended Computer-Assisted Instruction, Paper presented at the meeting of the Connections 2007 Conference: Chicago, IL

Gilbert, D. W. (2007, June). Automotive Electrical Psychomotor Diagnostic Skills Evaluation of Blended Computer-Assisted Instruction, Invited Presentation/Paper presented at the meeting of the Illinois Association of Career and Technical Education Conference, Springfield, IL

Gilbert, D. W. (2001, June). Beginning With PowerPoint: Step-by-Step.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Connections 2001 Conference.  Springfield, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (2001, March).  Beginning With PowerPoint: Step-by-Step.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Connections 2001 Conference.  St. Charles, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (2000, June).  Presentation Technology for Technical Education.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Connections 2000 Conference.  Springfield, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (2000, April).  Presentation Technology for Technical Education.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Connections 2000 Conference.  St. Charles, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (1999, October).  Fuel Flow Testing and Diagnosis.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, Carterville, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (1999, April).  PowerPoint Applications in Automotive Technology Classrooms.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, Peoria, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (1998, June).  Purpose and Service.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board Directors Meeting: Service Delivery Area #25, Rend Lake Convention Center, Sesser, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (1998, May).  PowerPoint Applications in Automotive Technology Classrooms.  Paper presented at the meeting of the UATA, Big Rapids, MI.

Gilbert, D. W. (1998, October). Adaptable Technology in Educational Applications.  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Technical Education Association, Great Lakes Region Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Gilbert, D. W. (1997, March).  Hazardous Materials Handling.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association Conference, Carterville, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (2011, April).  Exhibit: Electronic Throttle Control Research, Research Town Meeting & Fair, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Gilbert, D. W. (2008, April).  Automotive Electrical Skills Evaluation of Blended Computer-Assisted Instruction, Poster presented at the meeting of the 2008 College of Applied Sciences & Arts, Research Colloquium, Carbondale, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (2001, April).  Web Page Challenges.  Paper presented at the meeting of the 2001 ASA Faculty & Research Colloquium, Carbondale, IL.

Gilbert, D. W. (2000, April).  Fuel Flow Testing and Diagnosis: Fuel Systems Research.  Paper presented at the meeting of the ASA Faculty & Research Colloquium, Carbondale, IL.

Gilbert, D. W., Gruenig, S., & Johnson, J. L.  (2000, July).  SIUC Automotive Graduate Follow Up.  Co presentation at the meeting of Survey Research Methods-EAHE 585, Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education, SIUC.

Gilbert, D. W. (1998, April).  Course Development and Enhanced Instructional Techniques for Automotive Technology.  Paper presented at the meeting of the ASA Faculty & Research Colloquium, Carbondale, IL.