Dominic J. Dal Bello
Professor, Engineering
Interim Dean, Academic Affairs
Allan Hancock College

ddalbello@hancockcollege.edu
922-6966 x3498

updated: 12/27/2016

D Dal Bello
Spring 2012


Education

  • All coursework towards Ph.D.
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara.
          Solid Mechanics/Mechanics of Materials (Metal Matrix Composites).
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara, Highest Honors (#1 in class).
  • E.I.T./F.E., State of California.


Academic
Awards

  • TEACHING
    • Honored Faculty, AHC CAN Program (College Achievement Now), 2013.
    • Outstanding Community College Educator, 2012, American Society for Engineering Education/Pacific Southwest Section.
    • AHC Foundation Outstanding Faculty Award, Spring '06 (first awardee).
  • GRADUATE (UCSB)
    • National Science Foundation Fellow.
    • Special Regents Fellow, UCSB.
    • Tau Beta Pi Fellow (Tau Beta Pi is the national Engineering honor society).
  • UNDERGRADUATE (UCSB)
    • Outstanding Senior, College of Engineering.
    • Outstanding Senior, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (as voted by peers).
    • UC Regents Fellow.



Academic
Writings

  • Author, Strength and Stiffness of Engineering Systems, F.A. Leckie and
                    D.J. Dal Bello.  Textbook. Published by Springer; January 2009
    .
  • Author, AHC Engineering Program Lab Manuals
    • Electric Circuits Laboratory Manual, 2004-present, ~180 pp.
    • Materials Science Laboratory Manual, 2004-present, ~110 pp.
    • Student Laboratory Handbook, 2007-present, ~75 pp.
    • Excel Hints, 2007-present, ~28 pp.
    • MATLAB Workbook for Science and Engineering, 2004-present, 128 pp.
    • Circuits and Devices Laboratory Manual, 2004-present, ~100 pp.
  • Reviewer
    • Reviewer, abstracts and papers, ASEE National Conference, 2-Year Division, 2012-present.
    • Reviewed "Prologue," etc. of 4th Edition (2013) of Studying Engineering by Ray Landis (textbook used in Engr. 100).
    • Reviewed/edited three chapters 3rd Edition (2007 of Studying Engineering by Ray Landis (textbook used in Engr. 100).
  • ASEE Conference Papers, Contributor/Co-author
    • Work in Progress Paper: " Enhancing Student-Learning Through State-of-The-Art Systems Level Design and Implementation" Authors: A. Liddicoat, J. Pan, J.G. Harris, D. Dal Bello, and L. Slivovsky. Proceedings of the 38th ASEE / IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference: Saratoga Springs, NY, November 2008.
    • "Development of a Project-Based Electronics Manufacturing Laboratory Course for Lower-division Engineering Students." Authors: J. Pan, A. Liddicoat, J.G. Harris, D. Dal Bello. 38th ASEE Annual Conference - Manufacturing Division, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 2008.
    • "Enhancing Student Learning Through State-of-the-Art Systems Level Design and Implementation: The Development of a Lower Division Learning Module." Authors: J.G. Harris, A. Liddicoat, J. Pan, D. Dal Bello. 38th ASEE Annual Conference - Electrical & Computer Engineering Division, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 2008.
  • Presentations
    • "Development of Lower Division Printed Circuit Board Learning Modules", Engineering Liaison Council, Fullerton College, March 2010.
    • "Online Courseware for Strength of Materials", ASEE/PSW Section Conference, Fresno, CA, April 2002.


AHC Stuff
and
Curriculum

  • Interim Dean, Academic Affairs, s16.
  • Chair, Mathematical Sciences Department, f11-present.
  • Faculty Co-Chair, Institutional Effectiveness Council, f15, f16-present.
  • Chair, Academic Senate Elections Committee, f08-present.
  • Faculty Advisor, MESA Program, s03-s06, f09-present.
  • Dean Intern, summer '14.
  • Author, Engineering Program Review, f05-s06, f12-present.
  • Member, Validation Team, Program Review.
    • (as Dean): Biology; Chemistry; Political Science; Agribusiness; s16.
    • Campus Graphics, s16.
    • Architecture, f15-s16.
    • Machine Technology, f15-s16.
    • Computer Science, 2011.
    • Counseling, 2010-2012.
    • Biology, f09-s10.
    • Mathematics, f08-s09.
    • Physics, f06-s07.
  • Wireless Technology Committee, f05-s06.
  • Ad-hoc Scheduling Committee [Engr, Calculus, Comp.Sci., Phys, s03-present].
  • Hiring Committees [Computer Science (2); Physics (2); Math (4); Chemistry; Geography; Dean, Academic Affairs].
  • Enrollment Management Committee (f12-present)
  • Matriculation Committee (f11-s13)
  • Basic Skills Committee (f11-f14).
  • Faculty Participant, Friday Night Science (s11(4), f11, s12, s13, s14, s15, s16).
  • OutreachOn SM campus:
    STEM Week of Discovery (f15, f16); Friday Night Science (s11-s16); Career Exploration, Day (f06,f07,f08, f10, f11, f13, f14); AG-IT Day (s04,s05); Start Testing (s05); Lompoc High (s06); SM High (f05);
    Arroyo Grande High CalWorks (s08).
  • OutreachOff SM campus:
    Martin-Marietta Retirees (f16); AGHS (s03); LVC Open House (s04,s05,s06); Righetti High (s06); Girl Scout Engineering Day (s06, s07); Righetti 8th Grade night (s07); El Camino Junior High (f07); Lockheed-Martin Jr. High Engr. Competition (s06).
  • AHC Courses created:
    • Strength of Materials (4.0 units), introduced s05.
    • Excel for Science and Engineering (1.0 unit), s04.
    • MATLAB for Science and Engineering (1.0 unit), s04.
    • Engineering Problem Solving (Comp.Aided Analysis & Design) (0.5), f05.
    • Engineering Independent Projects.
  • Suggested modifications to Math 183/184 to streamline content.


Grant
Activities

P.I.:
Principal
    Investigator

  • P.I.: National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grant (NSF S-STEM): "Scholarships in Engineering Science, Mathematics and Computer Science (SESMC), AHC, s12-present
  • Participant: Dept. of Education HSI-STEM Grant: "STEM-Select", AHC: 2011-present.   P.I.: Paul Murphy, AHC; 2011-present.
  • Participant: Joint Engineering Program (JEP, ONE-STEP). P.I.: Amelito Enriquez, Canada College; 2011-present.
  • P.I.: Hewlett-Packard Technology for Teaching Grant (HP Grant) "Interactive Classroom Environment" ("ICE"), AHC; 2008-present.
  • Co-P.I., AHC Project Director: Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Grant (CCLI, NSF); 2007-10.
         "Enhancing Student Learning Through State-of-the-Art Systems
          Level Design and Implementation." P.I.: Al Liddicoat, Cal Poly SLO.
  • Co-P.I.: Comp. Science, Engr, and Math Scholarships (CSEMS, NSF).
          P.I.: Irene Wong, AHC
    ; 2003-08.
  • AHC faculty contact and summer guest instructor,
         
    Expanding Pathways in Science and Engineering (EPSEM, 2004-08),
         
    sponsored by the California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI, UCSB, NSF).
  • Faculty participant: Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development
          (WIRED, Dept. of Labor), AHC.
  • Guest faculty participant: California Regional Consortium for Engineering      Advances in Technological Education (CREATE, NSF).

Academic   Employment
  • Interim Dean, Academic Affairs, s16.
  • Chair, Mathematical Sciences, Allan Hancock College, f11-present.
  • Professor, Engineering, Allan Hancock College, f13-present (earned).
    • Associate Professor, Engineering, AHC, f09-s13.
    • Assistant Professor, Engineering, AHC, f07-s09.
    • Engineering Instructor (Full-Time/Tenure-Track), AHC, s03-f07.
  • Dean Intern, AHC, Summer, 2014.
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara, Summers, '02-'10.
  • Lecturer, Civil Engineering, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Winter 1996.
  • Lecturer, Engineering and Physics, AHC, f02.
  • Lecturer, Dos Pueblos High School/SBCC (Engineering Academy), f02.
  • Lecturer, Santa Barbara City College, f01-s02.
  • Teaching Assistant, UCSB, Mech. Engineering (~20 quarters).
  • Lead Teaching Assistant, UCSB, Mech. Engr. (teaching T.A.s how to T.A.).
Non-Academic   Employment
  • Engineer and Senior Analyst , Clamshell Buildings (4+ years).
Professional
  Societies
  • ELC - California Engineering Liaison Council, s03-present.
    • Host, s14 meeting.
  • ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education.
    • Vice Chair, Two Year Division, f16-present.
    • Vice Chair, Community Colleges, Pacific Southwest Section, f12-present.
    • Reviewer, Abstracts and Papers, ASEE National Conference, 2-Year Division, 2012-present.
  • ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers; lapsed.
  • Tau Beta Pi - National Engineering Honor Society;
                               President, CA Sigma, 1990-91, Secretary, '89-90.
  • Pi Tau Sigma - Mechanical Engineering Honor Society, UCSB Chapter;
                               Secretary, '90-'91.
Courses Taught; Number of Sections per Academic Year (Fall '0X to Summer '0Y)
as of: 07/17/15   + (plus sign): pending, Fall 2015-16
Courses

'96

01-02
02-03
03-04
04-05
05-06
06-07
07-08
08-09
09-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14
14-15
15-16
16-
17
Total
thru F16
Intro to Engineering
-
2
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
2
3
1+
32+  
Statics
-
-
1
1
2
1
2
2
2
2
1
*
1
*
1
*
1
17  
Dynamics
-
-
1
2
1
1
1
2
2
1
1
*
1
1
1
*
+
15  
Strength of Matls.
2
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
+
23  
Circuits I
-
-
-
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
+
14  
Circuits I Lab
-
-
-
1
2
1
2
2
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
**
**
20  
Circuits II
-
-
1
1
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4  
Circuits II Lab
-
-
1
1
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4  
Material Science
-
-
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
  15  
Material Sci. Lab
-
-
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
**
**
2
*
*
**
13  
Excel in Sci./Engr.
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
-
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
*
*
9  

MATLAB

-
-
-
-
-
1
1
1
1
1
1
*
1
*
*
-
1
7  
Electronics: DC/AC
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
2  
Engr. Prob. Solv.
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2  
Engr. Graphics
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1  
Intro Physics
-
-
1
-
1
1
1
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
6  
Algebra 2
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1  
Total Courses/Lab Sections
2
3
10
14
15
14
18
14
15
13
12
10
11
12
10
8
3+
187  
                                   
thru f16
AHC
-
-
8
12
13
13
16
11
12
12
12
10
11
12
10
8
 
166++  
UCSB
-
1
1
2
2
1
2
3
3
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
  16  
SBCC
-
2
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3  
CP, SLO
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2  
*  AHC section taught by Part-Time Faculty;
** Two AHC sections by Part-Time Faculty.
© 2003-2017, Dominic J. Dal Bello
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