Manjula B. Waldron

Consulting Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering Stanford University
Stanford, California
M.S., Electrical Engineering Stanford University
Stanford, California
1965 B.E., Electrical Communications Eng Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore, India

B.S., Physics (Honors) University of Delhi
Delhi, India
Additional Continuing Education Certificates

ENNEAGRAM training Dr. David Daniels Feb. 2003
Mindfulness Meditation Stanford University Health Improvement Program. Winter 2002
National Center for Post traumatic stress disorder training 30 hours—November 2002.
Clinical Pastoral Education Certification Stanford University Hospitals 3 units May 2002 1200hours
Leader, Chronic disease self management program, Stanford University 24 hours Sept 2002
Leader Arthritis self management program Stanford University 24 hours Sept 2002
Healing Touch level I certificate Colorado School for Healing Touch 20 hours. Sept 2001 level II May2003 20 hours, Level III Jan2004 20 hours.
Using HeartMath technology 6 credit hours for physicians. July 2001
Integrative Medicine Certificate, Harvard University School of Medicine, Feb. 2001 20 hours
Ordained minister Universal Life Church Jan 2001
Therapeutic holistic Massage , Body Therapy Center , December, 2000 139 hours
Forgiveness Training, Stanford University, August 1999- 12 hours
WebCT training, and pedagogy--The Ohio State University October 1999, Wi 2001 50 hours
Holistic Coach, Holistic Coaching Institute, Columbus, 1998- 260 hours
Synergy and Craniosacral and Pranic healing, Dancesynergy, Columbus OH June 1998-50 hours.
6th Discipline Facilitation Basic & Master Training May 1997 150 hours.
Management for Higher Education. University of Oklahoma, Orlando, Fla. March 1997.
Covey Principle Centered Leadership March 1997 24 hours.
Covey: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People 1997 24 hours
Covey: First Things First 1997 24 hours
Covey Facilitation Training Seminar 1997 50 hours.
Leadership training Engineering Foundation of Ohio Columbus 1996.
Basic Supervision Series , Human Resources The Ohio State University 1993.
Advanced Sign Language, A.G. Bell School.1988 150 hours
Course on Chinese Characters, Ohio State University 1985.
Manual Communications, Texas Education Agency 1977.
Parent Infant Program in Deafness, John Tracy Clinic 1974
Course on PS300 Evans and Sutherland graphics workstation.
Speech communication aids for deaf. George Washington University,1978.
International Association for Parents of the Deaf 1986.
Neural network course, Wang Institute, May 1990.
Neural networks in Manufacturing, SME Detroit, April, 1990.
Design Experience Workshop, Stanford University March 1994.


April 2003- present Consulting Professor Stanford University Electrical Engineering Stanford University

1980 -2003: Assistant, Associate and full Professor, The Ohio State University. Department of Civil and Environmental/Biomedical Engineering. Director for Sensory and Cognitive research and Development Laboratory. Proposed and directed, the Center for Integrated Design, a multidisciplinary center including hard and soft sciences. Started research in wellness engineering. Currently on leave from a special assignment for faculty & staff wellness and diversity programs. I am a proficient American Sign Language user. In 2000 Volunteer, Central Ohio correctional system, anger management, forgiveness and resiliency workshops for prison inmates- Trained in internet course delivery using WebCT In 2002 trained to teach a course on forgiveness for Alliance for life long learning.

Visiting Professor Stanford University: 1986 –87, 1998 –1999: Design Division. Spiritual care resident Stanford hospitals Sept 2001- May 2002.

1975 - 1979 Electrical Engineering Department, The University of Houston, Houston, Texas. Half-time Assistant Professor. 1976-77 part time research associate, Texas Speech and Hearing Center.

1970 - 1974 Department of Solid State Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia. Lecturer

1966 - 1969 Stanford Electronics Laboratories, Stanford University. Research and Teaching Assistant

1965 - 1966 Tata Hydro Electric Power Company, Bombay, India. Trainee Engineer

Selected publications:

Editor of Proceedings of NSF Design Workshop, The Ohio State University, August 1987.

Co-editor with D.C. Brown and H. Yoshikawa INTCAD’91 conference proceedings. published by North- Holland 1992.

Mechanical Engineering: Design theory and Methodology with K. J. Waldron, Springer Verlag 1996.

Wellness Engineering In preparation

Selected Articles:

Waldron, M. B. and Newcomb, R. W., "State Variable Gyrator Realizations for Complete Integration - A Comparison," Micro-Electronics and Reliability, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 177-187, 1970.

Waldron, M .B. and Kejariwal, M., "Design of a Syneuristor," Proceedings of the 7th Annual New England Bioengineering Conference, March 1979, pp. 467-469.

Waldron, M. B., "Identification of Nonlinear Controls in the Developmental Model of Motor Speech in the Hearing and the Deaf," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982, 54, 3-10.

Waldron, M. B., "Barrier-free Science and Engineering Program for the Hearing Impaired," ASEE Journal on Engineering Education, January 1983, pp. 304-308.

Waldron, M. B. and Rose, S., "Visual Thinking for Severe Language Handicapped Children Through the Use of Computer Graphics," Journal of Computer Based Instruction, May 1983, Vol. 19, pp. 206-210.

Rose, S., Waldron, M. B., and Kolomyjec, W. J., "Measuring Creativity Through Computer Graphics for Hearing Impaired," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 943-950.

Waldron, M. B. and S. Rose, "Deaf Students in the Engineering Design Graphics Classroom: An Increased Happening," Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 1984, 48, 2, 6-7.

Rose, S. and Waldron, M. B., "Use of Microcomputer in Teacher Training Programs," American Annals of the Deaf, 1983, 128 (5), 553-556.

Waldron M. B., "Computer Graphics Tutorial to Teach Orthographic Projections," ASEE Engineering Education, January 1985, pp. 237-239.

Waldron, M. B. and Lalitha, P.S., "Multisensory Learning of Orthographic Projection: A Comparative Study," Engineering Design Graphics Journal, Winter 1985, pp. 30-34.

Waldron, M. B.& Diebold, T., "The Use of Visual Aids by Interpreters, a Cognitive Model for Mainstreamed Education," in D. Martin (ed.) Symposium Digest Cognition, Education and Deafness, Gallaudet College Press, Washington, D.C., 1985, pp. 191-195.

Waldron, M. B., Diebold, T., Rose, S., "Hearing Impaired Students in the Regular Classroom: A Cognitive Model for Education," Exceptional Children, September 1985, Vol. 52, 1, pp. 39-43.

Waldron, M. B. and Demel, J. T., "Teaching Engineering Graphics Merging Old and New," Engineering Design Graphics Journal, Spring 1988, pp. 50-56.

Chovan, J. and Waldron, M. B., "Response Latency Measurements for Visual Cognitive Tasks by Deaf and Normal Hearing Subjects," in Perceptual and Motor Skills, August 1988, pp. 179-184.

Diebold, T. and Waldron, M. B., "Designing Instructional Formats: The Effects of Verbal and Pictorial Components on the Comprehension of Science Concepts by Hearing Impaired Subjects," American Annals of the Deaf, March 1988, 133, pp. 30-36.

Waldron, M. B. and K. J. Waldron, "Time Study of Complex Mechanical Systems," Design Studies, April 1988, pp. 95-106.

Waldron, M. B., "Modeling of the Design Process" Intelligent CAD I. Yoshikawa and Gossard (ed.), North Holland, 1989. pp.13-29.

Waldron, M. B., Waldron, K. J., and D.H.Owen, "Use of Systemic Theory to Represent the Conceptual Mechanical Design Process" Design Theory 88. NY: SpringerVerlag, Newsome,Spillers, and Finger (ed) 1989.pp.36-48.

Waldron, M. B. and Vohnout, V. J., "Formalizing Knowledge in Design for CAD/CAM Integration" Managing Design and Manufacturing, Samuel (ed) North Holland 1989. pp 42-64.

AbdelHamied, K., Waldron,M. B., Fox R.A. "Automatic recognition of deaf speech" Volta Review, April, 1990. pp121-133.

Waldron, M. B. and S. Rose, "Cortical Model for Visual Thinking by Profoundly Deaf Persons," Cognitive Science and Education Practice, P. Naour and M. Languis (ED.), Gordon &Breach: UK.1991. pp216-239.

Wang, M. T., Waldron, M. B., Miller, R.A. "A Prototype Integrated Feature Based Design and Expert Process Planning System for Turned Parts." International Journal of System Automation: Research and Application. 1991 pp. 7-33.

Waldron, M. "Design processes and intelligent CAD" Intelligent CAD III North Holland, 1991.PP 56-75.
Abdelhamied, K., Waldron, M. B., Fox, R.A. "A two step Segmentation Method for Automatic Recognition of Speech produced by deaf Persons".Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. vol 29. # 3 1992. pp 45 -56.

Waldron, M. B. and Waldron, K. J., "Knowledge Acquisition Methodology in Selection of Components in Mechanical Design," in Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Vol III C. Tong & D. Sriram (ed), Academic Press 1992 pp57 -77.

Kim, S.W. and Waldron. M. B. "Saptiotemporal neural network using axodendritic chemical synapse model" Proceedings IJCNN 92 Conference. pp352-358.

Kim, S.W. and Waldron , M. B. "Adaptive Threshold Learning" Proceedings Computational Neuroscience Symposium (CNS92) Indianapolis. October 1992 pp249 - 254.

Waldron, M.B.and Rose, S. "Distance learning: a natural in the 21st century" in Educational Application of Technology for Deafness P.V. Paul (ed) p 47-67 1993.

Waldron M. B. and Kim, S.W. "Increasing Manual Sign Recognition Vocabulary Through Relabelling" Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence June 1994. pp. 2885 -2889.

Waldron, M. B. "Life Cycle Design Issues for Biomedical Engineering Products" 1994 NSF /DDM workshop proceedings Jan 1994 pp51-54

Kim S.W. and Waldron M. B. "Oscillatory Behavior in a Spatiotemporal Neuron" Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence June 1994. pp. 951-955

Waldron M. B. and Kim, S.W. "Dynamic Sign Recognition System for Deaf Persons" IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering. 1995. vol 3. #3 pp 261-271

Richardson, W. A., R. Clouse, S.W. Kim, Waldron, M. B. Synchronization Using Adaptive Threshold Learning in a biologically inspired Spatiotemporal Neuron. Proceedings 1996 ICNN conference Washington DC.

R Clouse , SW Kim, M. Waldron Use of Sten for Classical Conditioning. EMBS conference, 1997.

Byoung W. Min and Manjula B. Waldron Emergence of Synergistic Hegemony in International Relations. ICCS proceedings 1999, Nashua NH

Raja Laifa Clouse and Manjula B. Waldron. Effect of History to Achieve Self Adaptation. ICCS proceedings 1999, Nashua NH

Brian Clouse and Manjula B. Waldron Human Performance Technology from a Complex Adaptive System View. ICCS proceedings 1999, Nashua NH

Raja Laifa Clouse, Jun Liu, and Manjula B. Waldron. A Recurrent Spatio-temporal Neuron: Advantage of Potential Build-Up Proceedings EMBS 1999.

Jun Liu, Raja Laifa Clouse, and Manjula B. Waldron. Neuronal Adaptation By Varying Transmission Delay on Recurrent Excitation. Proceedings EMBS 1999.