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Dr John Long

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1995
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1987

Contact

john.long@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72896

Biography

Dr. Long originally trained in physics at the University Of Michigan (Flint) and in materials science at the AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors Corporation. He graduated in 1987. In 1995 he completed a PhD in physics at Monash University in Melbourne. Since 1995 he has been a lecturer at Deakin University, teaching physics, materials, and electronics. He is an expert in distance learning, and has a 2016 Effective-Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium in the USA. He was recently appointed co-editor in-chief of the International Journal on Innovations in Online Education. His research interests include materials science and analysis; and engineering education.

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Research interests

  • Engineering education
  • Practical science education
  • Emission spectrometry
  • X-ray analysis techniques
  • Hard coatings on steels

Highlights at Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/J_Long

Teaching interests

  • Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Electronics
  • Optics
  • Medical Physics
  • History and philosophy of physics

Knowledge areas

General knowledge and teaching experience:

  • physics
  • materials science
  • engineering education
  • distance education

Research experience:

  • Hard coatings on metals
  • Mechanical properties of fibres
  • high-temperature superconductors

Materials-analysis experience:

  • Glow-discharge optical emission spectrometry
  • X-ray diffraction
  • X-ray fluorescence
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Electron microscopy
  • Optical microscopy
  • Mechanical testing

Publications

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2020

Student perceptions of instruction sheets in face-to-face and remotely-operated engineering laboratory learning

Sulakshana Lal, Anthony Lucey, Euan Lindsay, David Treagust, John Long, Mauro Mocerino, Marjan Zadnik

(2020), Vol. 45, pp. 491-515, European journal of engineering education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Assessing learners' perceptions of graduate employability

G Thirunavukarasu, S Chandrasekaran, V Betageri, J Long

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-17, Sustainability, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Anywhere-anytime engineering education in a complete undergraduate program

John Long

(2020), Vol. 4, pp. 1-37, International Journal on Innovations in Online Education, Danbury. Conn., C1

journal article
2019

Designing hands-on, inquiry-based activities incorporating contemporary science

Kieran Lim, John Long, Peta White, Ian Bentley

(2019), Vol. 65, pp. 48-54, Teaching science, Deakin, A.C.T., C1

journal article
2018

Influence of tensile straining and fibril angle on the stiffness and strength of previously dried kraft pulp fibers

John Long, Warren Batchelor

(2018), Vol. 17, pp. 383-392, Tappi journal, Atlanta, Ga., C1

journal article

Online and design-based learning in sophomore engineering mechanics

J Long, Akif Kaynak, mariana Paulino, siva Chandrasekaran

(2018), Vol. 2, pp. 1-19, International journal on innovations in online education, Danbury, Conn., C1

journal article

The effects of remote laboratory implementation on freshman engineering students' experience

Sulakshana Lal, Anthony Lucey, Euan Lindsay, David Treagust, Mauro Mocerino, John Long, Marjan Zadnik

(2018), pp. 1-12, ASEE 2018: Proceedings of the 125th 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, E1

conference
2017

Implementation of project-oriented design-based learning in a second-year mechanical/mechatronics subject

J Long, M Pereira, S Chandrasekaran

(2017), pp. 963-973, AAEE 2017 : Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Sydney, NSW, E1

conference

Fast-cars in schools: a CADET Outreach initiative

J Long, L Collins, J Steinwedel, J Sautner, S Cavenett

(2017), pp. 948-954, AAEE 2017 : Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Manly, Sydney, NSW, E1

conference

Transformation in engineering education - a case study of remote learning experiences in China

V Huynh, S Chandrasekaran, J Long, Y Guo, I Gibson

(2017), pp. 677-686, AAEE 2017 : Integrated engineering : Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference
2016

Freshman residential schools for undergraduate on-campus and on-line engineering students

J Long, S Chandrasekaran, S Cavenett

(2016), pp. 1-15, ASEE 2016 : Proceedings of the 123rd American Society for Engineering Education Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, E1

conference

Australasian partnership in a first-year engineering course: Deakin University and Wuhan University of Science and Technology

S Chandrasekaran, J Long, Y Wang, J Nomani, Q Zhao, Z Jiang, R Geng, B Rolfe

(2016), pp. 1-11, ASEE 2016. Proceedings of the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education International Forum, New Orleans. LA., E1

conference

Assessing students' experiences in a virtual learning environment

S Chandrasekaran, J Orwa, J Long

(2016), pp. 1-12, AAEE 2016 : The Changing role of the engineering educator for developing the future engineer : Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, E1

conference

Engineering fundamentals in a new undergraduate curriculum

J Long, S Chandrasekaran, J Orwa

(2016), pp. 1-11, AAEE 2016 : The changing role of the engineering eductator for developing the future engineer : Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, E1

conference
2015

Evaluation of student learning outcomes in fourth year engineering mechatronics through design based learning curriculum

S Chandrasekaran, J Long, M Joordens

(2015), pp. 2217-2223, FIE 2015 : Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education, El Paso, Tex., E1

conference

Residential schools in a first-year undergraduate engineering programme

J Long, S Cavenett, S Chandrasekaran

(2015), pp. 1-12, AAEE 2015 : Blended design and project based learning. Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Geelong, Vic., E1

conference

Cloud-based teaching in an engineering-physics course

J Long

(2015), pp. 1832-1839, FIE 2015 : Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education, El Paso ,Texas, E1

conference
2014

Enhancing learning for distance students in an Undergraduate engineering course through real-time web-conferencing

S Cavenett, J Long, E Gordon, M Joordens

(2014), pp. 1-11, ASEE 2014 : Proceedings of the 3rd Annual American Society for Engineering Education International Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, E1

conference

Video presentations in engineering-physics practicals to increase the efficiency of teaching and learning

J Long, S Thomas, A Campbell, T Crawford, R Sian, W Stannard, K Chenery, A Mahato, R He, W Cong, J Dowthwaite, M Joordens

(2014), pp. 1-11, AAEE 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, E1-1

conference
2013

Use of web-conferencing software to enhance practical learning for distance students in a first-year Engineering course

J Long, K Chenery, W Stannard, K Fitzgerald

(2013), pp. 1-10, AAEE 2013 : Proceedings of the 24th 2013 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

conference
2012

Physics practicals for distance education in an undergraduate engineering course

J Long, W Stannard, K Chenery, M Joordens

(2012), pp. 691-701, AAEE 2012 : The profession of engineering education, advancing teaching, research and careers : Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Undergraduate electronics students' use of home experiment kits for distance education

J Long, J Long, B Horan, B Horan, R Hall, R Hall

(2012), ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, E1

conference
2009

Measurement of the mass transfer coefficient at workpiece surfaces in heat treatment furnaces

W Gao, L Kong, J Long, P Hodgson

(2009), Vol. 209, pp. 497-505, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, C1

journal article
2008

A new H.E.L.P kit for teaching practical AC electronics to undergraduate distance students

J Long, L De Vries, R Hall, A Kouzani

(2008), pp. 1-6, AAEE 2008 : To industry and beyond : Proceedings of the 19th Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education 2008, Yeppoon, Queensland, E1

conference
2007

Preparation of bioactive porous Ti-Sn-Nb alloy for biomedical applications

A Nouri, X Chen, P Hodgson, J Long, Y Yamada, C Wen

(2007), pp. 307-310, MetFoam 2007 : International Conference on Porous Metals and Metallic Foams, Montreal, Canada, E1

conference
2006

A study on veining, burn on sand and distortion of water jacket cores at the Ford casting plant

S Ighaniyan, W Hall, J Long, P Hodgson

(2006), pp. 288-293, Science and processing of cast iron VIII: proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Science and Processing of Cast Iron, Beijing, China, E1

conference

The implementation of the Taguchi method to improve foundry scraps in hot box core production process at Ford casting plant

S Ighaniyan, W Hall, J Long, P Hodgson

(2006), pp. 446-451, Science and processing of cast iron VIII: proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Science and Processing of Cast Iron, Beijing, China, E1

conference
2005

A nitrocarburising and low-temperature chromising duplex surface treatment

D Fabijanic, G Kelly, J Long, P Hodgson

(2005), Vol. 29, pp. 77-82, Materials Forum, C1

journal article

Ammonia dissociation in the fluidised bed furnace

P King, R Reynoldson, A Brownrigg, J Long

(2005), Vol. 29, pp. 98-102, Materials Forum, C1

journal article

Interaction between the coating characteristics of galvanneal steel and forming parameters during flat die drawing

N Nanayakkara, J Long, P Hodgson

(2005), Vol. 29, pp. 340-344, Materials Forum, C1

journal article

Pin on disc wear investigation of nitrocarburised H13 tool steel

P King, R Reynoldson, A Brownrigg, J Long

(2005), Vol. 21, pp. 99-106, Surface Engineering, C1

journal article

Ferritic nitrocarburising of tool steels

P King, R Reynoldson, A Brownrigg, J Long

(2005), Vol. 21, pp. 86-96, Surface Engineering, C1

journal article

An AC signal-generator and PC-oscilloscope test package for distance students in undergraduate electronics

J Long, K Hartas

(2005), Proceedings of the 4th ASEE/AaeE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Sydney, Australia, E1

conference
2004

Fluidized bed CrN coating formation on prenitrocarburized plain carbon steel

P King, R Reynoldson, A Brownrigg, J Long

(2004), Vol. 13, pp. 431-438, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, C1

journal article

Cr(N,C) diffusion coating formation on pre-nitrocarburised H13 tool steel

P King, R Reynoldson, A Brownrigg, J Long

(2004), Vol. 179, pp. 18-26, Surface and Coatings Technology, C1

journal article

Characterisation of galvanneal coatings on strip steel

J Long, D Haynes, P Hodgson

(2004), Vol. 27, pp. 62-67, Materials Forum, C1

journal article

Influence of the geometry of an immersed steel workpiece on mass transfer coefficient in a chemical heat treatment fluidised bed

W Gao, J Long, L Kong, P Hodgson

(2004), Vol. 44, pp. 869-877, ISIJ International, C1

journal article

Reducing the macroparticle content of cathodic arc evaporated TiN coatings

S Harris, E Doyle, Y Wong, P Munroe, J Cairney, J Long

(2004), Vol. 183, pp. 283-294, Surface and Coatings Technology, C1

journal article

The use of home experimentation kits for distance students in first-year undergraduate electronics

J Long, J Florance, M Joordens

(2004), pp. 14763-14772, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, E1

conference

Engineering education down under: Distance teaching at Deakin University, Australia

J Long, K Baskaran

(2004), pp. 4883-4894, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, E1

conference
2003

An investigation of the native oxide of aluminum alloy 7475-T7651 using XPS, AES, TEM, EELS, GDOES and RBS

S Toh, D McCulloch, J Du Plessis, P Paterson, A Hughes, D Jamieson, B Rout, J Long, A Stonham

(2003), Vol. 10, pp. 365-371, Surface Review and Letters, C1

journal article

Influence of chromium content on the dry machining performance of cathodic arc evaporated TiAlN coatings

S Harris, E Doyle, A Vlasveld, J Audy, J Long, D Quick

(2003), Vol. 254, pp. 185-194, Wear, C1

journal article

Carburising and carbon transfer coefficient in a fluidised bed furnance

W Gao, L Kong, J Long, P Hodgson

(2003), pp. 1-12, ICME 2003 : Conference proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Surface analysis of aluminium by glow-discharge optical emission spectrometry

J Long

(2003), Proceedings of the 27th Annual A&NZIP Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting, Wagga Wagga, Australia, E1

conference
2001

Glow-discharge optical emission spectrometry for elemental depth-profiling in materials

J Long

(2001), pp. 87-92, Proceedings of Engineering Materials 2001, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
1999

Materials analysis of yttrium-barium-copper-oxide by micro-raman spectroscopy and optical microscopy

U Long

(1999), Vol. 9, pp. 1816-1819, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, C1-1

journal article
1998

Measuring oxygen stoichiometry in YBa2Cu3O7-x by micro-Raman spectroscopy

J Long, T Finlayson, T Mernagh

(1998), Vol. 11, pp. 1137-1142, Superconductor Science and Technology, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Advancing Science by Enhancing Learning in the Laboratory (ASELL) in the secondary school sector [ASELL Schools])

Dr Alexandra Yeung, A/Prof Kieran Lim, Dr Peta White, Dr John Long

  • 2017: $75,000
  • 2016: $85,250
  • 2015: $95,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2009

Sina Ighaniyan

Thesis entitled: Cracking and Distortion of Water Jackets in Engine Blocks

Master of Engineering, School of Engineering

Associate Supervisor
2005

Peter Christopher King

Thesis entitled: Fluidised Bed Nitrocarbonising of Tool Steels

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Weimin Gao

Thesis entitled: Heat and Mass Transfer in Fluidised Bed Heat Treatment Furnaces

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2004

Jianying Xu

Thesis entitled: Improved Extraction of Heavy Metal Ions using Membrane Technology

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering