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Publications and Honors

Dr. Steve AyersSteve Ayers

Chair, Department of Engineering

Professor, Civil Engineering

Office: Glaske O163

Phone: 903-233-3929

                                   Email: StephenAyers@letu.edu

 

Refereed Journal Papers

  • VAN ERP G M, CATTELL C and AYERS S R, (2007) A fair dinkum approach to fibre composites in civil engineering. Construction and Building Materials, Vol 20, No 1-2, pp 2-10
  • VAN ERP G M, CATTELL C and AYERS S R, (2006) The Australian approach to composites in civil engineering. Reinforced Plastics, Vol 49, No 6, pp 20-26.
  • DAVEY S W, HELDT T J, VAN EERP G M and AYERS S R (2005), Vinylester/Cenosphere Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering. FRP International. Vol 2, No 3. pp 2 – 5. (INVITED PAPER)
  • AYERS S R and VAN ERP G M (2004), A Code Of Practise For the structural design of fibre composites. Proc. Instn Civil Engrs, Structures & Buildings 157, January 2004 Issue SB1, pp 3-8.
  • AYERS S R and VAN ERP G M (2003), Characterisation of new structural Core Materials Based on Vinylester and Hollow Ceramic Microspheres, Proc. Instn  Mech Engrs, Vol 217, Part L: J. Materials: Design and Applications, pp 221-228.
  • VAN ERP G M AND AYERS S R (2000), Particulate Filled Resin Core Materials for Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering applications, Materials Australia, Volume 32, no.1, pp 17-20, Melbourne, Australia.

Refereed Proceedings Article

  • O’CONNOR J, AREF A, AYERS S and LOPEZ de MURPHY M, (2016) Testing of FRP Bridge Decks. American Society for Composites 31st Technical Conference and ASTM Committee D30 Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia. Sept 2016.

  • LOPEZ de MURPHY M, AREF A, AYERS S R and O’CONNOR J, (2013) Light, Solid Surface Decking for Historic and Moveable Bridges. 30th International Bridge Conference, June 2013.

  • RISPIN K, SCHLUNG J, GONZALEZ R and AYERS S, (2011) Preliminary Validation of the LEGS Functional Parameters Questionnaire. Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT 2011), Toronto, Canada, June 2011.

  • AYERS S R and GONZALEZ R V. (2010) Implementation of a New Polycentric Knee Technology in the Developing World. 13th ISPO World Congress, Leipzig, May 2010
  • AYERS S R and GONZALEZ R V. (2010) Implementation of Local Manufacturing for the LEGS M1 Knee in the Developing World. 13th ISPO World Congress, Leipzig, May 2010. Ayers, S.R., Gonzalez, R.V. and Rispin, K.L. (2010) Development of a Locally Manufactured Polycentric Prosthetic Knee for the Developing World. 19th National Conference of Orthotics and Prosthetics Association of India, New Delhi, Feb 2010.
  • Terrall, K.R., Harper, M.L., Rispin, K.L., Ayers, S., and Gonzalez, R.V. (2008) Procuring relevant soft tissue data for use in computational modeling. 25th Annual Houston Conf on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, TX, Feb, 2008.
  • Dittenber, D., Ayers, S. and Gonzalez R.V. (2008) Innovative Approaches to Providing Developing Countries with Appropriate Lower-Limb Prosthetic Technology. NCIIA 12th Annual Meeting, Dallas TX, Mar 2008.
  • GONZALEZ R V, RISPIN K L, MORAN M K and AYERS S., (2007) An R&D strategy to offer a high-quality and low-cost above knee prosthesis in the developing world.12th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vancouver, Canada, July 2007.
  • PALMER J D, AYERS S R and GONZALEZ R V (2007) Development of a low-cost polycentric knee for trans-femoral amputees in developing nations.12th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vancouver, Canada, July 2007.
  • VAUGHAN M, AYERS S R, and GONZALEZ R V, (2007) Roll-over shape assessment of prosthetic feet for developing nations, 12th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vancouver, Canada, July 2007.
  • GREEN M G, HELLMUTH T, LEIFFER P R, GONZALEZ R V, and AYERS S R. (2007) Effectively implementing an interdisciplinary senior design experience: A case study and conclusions. ASEE Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, June, 2007.
  • AYERS S R, FULGINITI L A, GONZALEZ R V and RISPIN K. (2007) Evaluation of a simplified field system for gait analysis of transfemoral amputees in a developing world context. 24th Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, TX, Feb, 2007.
  • GONZALEZ RV, VAUGHAN M, and AYERS S R. (2006), Roll-over characteristics of prosthetic feet used in developing nations. Abstracts of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, Aug, 2006. Journal of Biomechanics, Vol 39, S1. p S551.
  • AYERS S R, GONZALEZ RV, MINELGA E (2006), Development of a low-cost, easily manufactured, prosthetic knee technology with improved functionality outcomes for trans-femoral amputees in developing nations. Abstracts of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, Aug, 2006. Journal of Biomechanics, Vol 39, S1. p S500

 

Conference Presentations / Papers

  • Gonzalez, R.V., Ayers, S., and Rispin, K. (2006) Development of a low-cost, easily manufactured knee technology with improved functionality outcomes for trans-femoral amputees in developing nations. CIR-RERC State of the Science Conference for Improved Technology Access for Landmine Survivors, Chicago, IL, Aug, 2006.

 

Professional and Scholarly Affiliations

  • American Society for Engineering Education - Member
  • American Society of Civil Engineers - Associate Member
  • International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics - Member

 

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