Faculty

Nathan Scott

Associate Teaching Professor

Research Interests

Principles and practice of engineering design education.

Education
  • Ph.D. 1996, The University of Western Australia
Experience
  • 2011 - Present:  Senior Lecturer, Associate Teaching Professor, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1996 - 2011:  Research Officer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, A/Prof, The University of Western Australia
Awards
  • 2017:  Champion of Industry
  • 2015:  Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching
  • 2010:  ALTC citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
  • 2009:  First place: Art & Artificial Life award
  • 2008:  Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
  • 2000:  Commendation: McGraw-Hill New Engineering Educator Award
  • 1999:  NCAM award for Innovation in the teaching of Mechanics
  • 1998:  Motorola award for excellence in innovation in engineering education
  • 1996:  Award for excellence in teaching innovation
Journal Articles
  • Yoneyama T, Kagawa H, Unemoto M, Iizuka T, Scott NW (2010).  A ski robot system for qualitative modelling of the carved turn.  Sports Engineering.  11.  131–141.
  • Yoneyama T, Kagawa H, Tatsuno D, Scott NW (2009).  Measurement of ski deflection with torsion and ski-snow contacting pressure during the turn on the snow.  Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.  75(652).  1100-1107.
  • Maley MAL, Harvey JR, DeBoer B, Yu L, Scott NW, Arena G (2008).  Addressing Current Problems In Teaching Pathology To Medical Students: Blended Learning.  Medical Teacher.  30(1).  e1-e9..
  • Yoneyama T, Scott NW, Kagawa H, Osada K (2008).  Ski deflection measurement during skiing and estimation of ski direction and edge angle.  Sports Engineering.  11.  3-13.
  • Scott NW, Yoneyama T, Kagawa H, Osada K (2007).  Measurements of the ski snow-pressure profile.  Sports Engineering.  10.  145-156.
  • Scott NW, Hirraniah S, Mannan MA, Stone BJ (2001).  Teaching one-degree-of-freedom vibration on the WWW.  Computers in Education Journal.  XI(3).  5.594.1-11.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1999).  We did it our way (and you must do it yours).  Australasian Journal of Engineering Education.  8(2).  99-123.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1998).  A flexible Web-based tutorial system for engineering, maths and science subjects.  Global Journal of Engineering Education.  2(1).  7–16.
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1995).  Dynamic Teaching Solutions.  International Journal of Engineering Education.  12(5).
Conference Proceedings
  • Scott NW (2018).  Junior assistants in senior design teams.  Capstone Design Conference.
  • Scott N (2014).  Two innovations in JHU's two semester ME capstone course.  Capstone Design Conference.  Ohio State University.
  • Yoneyama T, Tatsuno D, Scott NW, Kagawa H (2006).  Measurement of the deflection of the ski and the snow contacting pressure during the turn.  Proc. of the joint symposium on Sports Engineering and Human Dynamics.
  • Scott NW, Kagawa H, Yoneyama T (2006).  Measurement of an athlete's back angle using magnetic North, accelerometer and a mechanical gyroscope.  Proc. of the joint symposium on Sports Engineering and Human Dynamics.
  • Scott NW, Yoneyama T, Kagawa H (2006).  A unified, custom-built measuring system for a ski athlete.  6th International Engineering of Sport Conf..
  • Yoneyama T, Kagawa H, Scott NW (2006).  Timing of force application and joint angles during a long ski turn.  6th International Engineering of Sport Conf..
  • Yoneyama T, Kagawa H, Scott NW (2004).  Ski robot system for the study of effective turn motions.  Proc. 5th International Engineering of Sport Conf..
  • Scott NW, Yoneyama T, Kagawa H, Takahashi M (2004).  Measurement of joint motion and acting forces on a top athlete skiing.  Proc. 5th International Engineering of Sport Conf..
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (2004).  Java shells, animation and efficient collaboration.  15th Annual Conference of the Australasian Assn. for Engineering Education.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (2003).  Some considerations for the sustainability of engineering education.  14th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education.
  • Scott NW, Hiranniah S, Mannan MA, Stone BJ (2000).  Teaching One degree-of-freedom vibration on the WWW.  Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (2000).  The design of Java applets for vibration teaching on the WWW.  Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Maley M, Harvey J, Yu L, Scott NW (1999).  Drag & Drop Pathology: first experiences with a new computer-based tutorial system in the Faculty of Medicine.  Proceedings of the 1999 Teaching and Learning Forum: teaching in the disciplines.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1999).  Some Observations about the Transfer of Educational Technology.  Proceedings of the 1999 Teaching and Learning Forum: teaching in the disciplines.
  • Faye C, Scott NW (1998).  Cost-effective computer-based tutorials.  Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  • Faye C, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1998).  Computer-based tutorials: cost functions and software durability.  Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  • D'Souza S, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1998).  A student-controlled two-degrees-of-freedom vibration laboratory.  Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1998).  Web-based tutorial systems in use at UWA.  Proceedings of the 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Forum.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1997).  A flexible Web-based tutorial system for engineering, maths and science subjects.  1st Asia-Pacific Forum on Engineering & Technology Education,.
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1996).  Open-ended, evolving and spinning: first experiences with an unsupervised computer-monitored first-year engineering laboratory exercise.  Proceedings of HERDSA ’96.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1996).  An integrated computer environment for collaborative learning in engineering dynamics.  Proceedings of HERDSA ’96.
  • Yujnovich JR, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1996).  New software to assess equations of motion.  Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1996).  Continuous monitoring and class performance.  Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Barrett-Leonard T, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1996).  A self teach laboratory for multi-DOF vibration.  Proceedings of the VIII International congress on experimental mechanics.
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1996).  Lessons learned from open-ended, un-supervised laboratory work in first-year engineering dynamics.  Proceedings of the 5th annual teaching learning forum.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1995).  The qualitative assessment of curvilinear motion.  Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference.
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1995).  The teaching of work/energy to first-year engineering students.  Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference.
  • Scott NW, Stone BJ (1995).  Student behaviour near a deadline as a predictor of academic success.  Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1995).  A Computer Package for Teaching Planar Kinematics.  Proceedings of International Conference on Computers in Education.
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1995).  An assessment package with diagnostic facilities.  Proceedings of International Conference on Computers in Education.
  • Scott NW, Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Stone BJ (1994).  A computer package for teaching curvilinear motion.  Australasian Association for Engineering Education 6th annual conference.
  • Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1994).  Computer-Based Assessment In Engineering Teaching.  Australasian Association for Engineering Education 6th annual conference.
  • Lyons M, Li X, Scott NW, Stone BJ (1994).  A Student Controlled Vibration Laboratory.  Australasian Association for Engineering Education 6th annual conference.
  • Scott NW, Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Stone BJ (1994).  Dynamic Teaching Solutions.  IEEE First International Conference on Multi-Media Engineering Education.
  • Scott NW (1994).  Simple computer assessment of a sketched graph.  American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Scott NW, Devenish DG, Entwistle RD, Stone BJ (1994).  Computer-based error detection in engineering dynamics education.  American Society for Engineering Education.
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