Profile

Sushil K. Acharya, Dr.Eng.
Professor of Software Engineering (Engineering)
Associate Provost, Research, Graduate Study, and International Programs (Research and Grant Administration)
acharya@rmu.edu
412-397-4023 phone (M)
412-397-2593 fax
Patrick Henry 217


Educational Background

  • Doctor of Engineering, Computer Science and Information Management , Asian Institute of Technology, 1997

Professional Background

  • Sr. Operations Analyst , US AIRWAYS, OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTER, Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Practitioner Faculty, UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Dallas (Texas) and Pittsburgh (PA)
  • Subject Matter Expert VCLEARN INC., Brussels, Belgium
  • Resource Manager/ SCM Team Lead - Education Services , i2 TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. Irving, Texas
  • Sr. Solution Architect- Product Management, i2 TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. Irving, Texas
  • Consultant/Sr. Consultant/Team lead, i2 TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. Irving, Texas
  • Project Systems Manager , THE CENTER FOR ENERGY-ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (CEERD), Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Publications

  • Sushil Acharya,  Priya Manohar, & Peter Wu (2018), “Measuring Broader Impact of NSF-funded Project on Software Engineering Education, 2018 ASEE Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Justin Josey, & Sushil Acharya (2018), “A Methodology for Automated Facial Expression Recognition Using Facial Landmarks”, 2018 ASEE Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Sushil Acharya, Priya Manohar, Peter Wu, Bruce Maxim, & Mary Hansen, “Design, Development and Delivery of Active Learning Tools in Software Verification & Validation Education (2017)” Journal of Education and Learning, ISSN# 1927-5250, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2018, pp 13 - 28.
  • Priya Manohar, Sushil Acharya, & Peter Wu (2018), “Dissemination of Active Learning Tools for Software V&V Education and Their Pedagogical Assessment, 2018 ASEE Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT
  • Bruce Maxim, Sushil Acharya, Stein Brunvand, & Marouane Kessentini (2017), “WIP: Introducing Active Learning in a Software Engineering Course, 2017 ASEE Annual Conference in Columbus, OH.

  • Sushil Acharya, Priya Manohar, Peter Wu, & Walt Schilling, “Using Academia-Industry Partnerships to Enhance Software Verification & Validation Education via Active Learning Tools (2017)” Journal of Education and Learning, ISSN# 1927-5250, Vol. 6, No. 2., Jun. 2017, pp. 69 – 84.
  • Sushil Acharya, Priya Manohar, & Peter Wu, “Using Case Study Videos as an Effective Active Learning Tool to Teach Software Development Best Practices (2016)” Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, ISSN# 1690-4524, Vol. 15, No. 3, September 2017, pp 70-75.
  • Sushil Acharya,  Priya Manohar, Peter Wu, Walt Schilling, & Ali Ansari “Integrated Active Learning Tools for Enhanced Pedagogy in a Software Engineering Course (2016)”, Computers in Education Journal, ISSN# 0736-8607, Vol 7, No. 2, Apr. - Jun. 2016, pp. 17 - 28. 
  • Peter Wu, Priya Manohar, Sushil Acharya, “The Design and Evaluation of Class Exercises as Active Learning Tools in Software Verification and Validation (2016)” Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ). - Published. ISSN # 1545-679X, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp 4 - 12
  • Priya Manohar, Sushil Acharya, Peter Wu, Mary Hansen, Ali Ansari, & Walt Schilling, (2015) “Case Studies for Enhancing Student Engagement and Active Learning in Software V&V Education” Journal of Education and Learning, ISSN# 1927-5250, Vol. 4, No. 4., Dec. 2015, pp. 39 – 52. 
  • Sushil Acharya, Priya Manohar, Peter Wu, Walter Schilling, Ali Ansari (2015), “Collaborative Education: Building a Skilled Software Verification and Validation User Community“, Computers in Education Journal, ISSN# 0736-8607, Vol. 5, No. 4, Oct. - Dec. 2014, pp. 26 - 35.
  • Acharya, S., et. al., (2014) “Using Software Engineering Best Practices to create an App to Test Touchscreen Compatible Prostheses”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Innovation (IJERI), Print ISSN: 2152-4157, Online ISSN: 2152-4165
  • Acharya, S., & Manohar, P. A. (2014). Case Studies in Software Verification & Validation, Alexander Street Press, ISBN 978-1-5016-2912-9
  • Acharya, S. et.al. (2014), Enhancing Manufacturing Process Education via Computer Simulation and Visualization,  Journal of Education and Learning, ISSN # 1927-5250 (Print)  ISSN# 1927-5269 (Online)
  • Acharya , S. & Ackerman, F.,  (2011), “Software Engineering Education Needs More Engineering” 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition – Software Engineering Constituent Committee June 10 - 13 – San Antonio, Texas
  • Acharya , S., & Schilling, W., (2011), “Effective Active Learning Approaches to Teaching Software Verification” 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition – Software Engineering Constituent Committee June 10 - 13 – San Antonio, Texas
  • Acharya, S. and Sirinterlikci, A., “Intelligent Rube Goldberg using Vex Robotics Development System”, 2010 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Louisville, KY
  • Acharya, S. and Sirinterlikci, A., “Introducing Engineering Design through an Intelligent Rube Goldberg Implementation”, The Journal of Technology Studies, 2010
  • Acharya, S. and Burke, D., “Incorporating Gaming in Software Engineering Projects: Case of RMU Monopoly”, Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (JSCI), ISSN#: 1690-4524, Volume 7, Number 1, Year 2009.
  • Acharya, S. et. al., “Using Student Incepted Projects to Retain Student Interest in Software Engineering”, Technology Interface Journal, Volume 9 No.2, Spring 2009, ISSN# 1523-9926
  • Acharya, S. et. al., “Integration of Service Learning into a Manufacturing Engineering Course: A Case Study”, International Journal of Service Learning in Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 44?52, Spring 2009, ISSN# 1555?9033
  • Acharya, S. and  Czajkiewicz  Z.J., “Technology Based Hands-On Education in Engineering”, in Proceedings of the X International Conference on Engineering and Technology Education - INTERTECH'2008, Santos, Brazil, March 2-5, 2008
  • Acharya, S., “Enhancing the Software Verification and Validation Course through Laboratory Sessions”, ASEE Annual Conference,  June 22-23, 2008
  • Acharya S, Harvey V., Holdan E.G., Maxwell M.M., Wood D.F. and Wu P.Y., “Discrete Mathematics Applications for Information Systems Professionals”, 2nd Edition, Robert Morris University, 2005 (Supplement to Richard Johnsonbaugh, Discrete Mathematics, Sixth Edition, Prentice Hall, 2005).