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Dr. David Che

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School of Natural and Social SciencesDepartment Chair
740-392-6868 Ext. 3242Email Dr. Che

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Professional Experience: 
  • 2016 - present Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH
  • 2015-2016 Associate Professor, Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Anderson University, Anderson, IN
  • 2008-2015 Associate Professor, Director of the Pinkerton Center for Technology Development, Department of Engineering & Computer Science, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA
  • 2005-2008 General Manager, Asia Operations, Stafast Products, Inc., Painesville, Ohio
  • 1997-2005 Sr. Project/Research Engineer, General Motors Corporation, Warren, Michigan
Professional Organizations:
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Christian Engineering Society (CES)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Published Works and Presentations:
  • David C. Che, "Engagement in Practice – CAE Education via Service-Learning," Proceedings of the 2018 ASEE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
  • David C. Che, "The Development of a Hybrid Course on Ethics, Service Engineering, Society and Technology," poster presentation, Workshop on Engaged Scholarship for Ethics and Responsible Innovation in STEM Fields, North Carolina State University (NCSU) – Genetic Engineering and Society Center, March 14-15, 2018, Raleigh, NC
  • David C. Che, "Engineering Through the Eyes of Faith," 2017 Christian Engineering Conference, Cedarville, OH, June, 2017
  • David C. Che, "Incorporating Excel Data Solver in Teaching Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum," Proceedings of the 2016 ASEE North-Central Region Annual Conference, Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • David C. Che, "An Attempt to Strengthen" Outcome k" in a Mechanical Vibrations Course," Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Region Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • David Smith, William Fiedler, David C. Che, "Gyroscopic Effect Analysis of a Battle Bot" - A Service-Learning Project," Proceedings of the 2014 ASEE North Central Regional Conference, Auburn Hills, MI
  • David C. Che, "Use of Automotive Related Examples in Teaching Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum", Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE North Central Regional Conference, Columbus, OH
  • David C. Che, Dave Clark, David Shaw, James Gidley, "Lessons Learned from Starting an SAE Baja Program in a Small Liberal Arts College", Proceedings of the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • BSE in Precision Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China