Waterloo Tsutsui

Waterloo Tsutsui

2018 - Lecturer and Lab Coordinator

Degrees

Ph.D., Purdue, 2017

Contact

701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Office: ARMS 3312
Office Phone: (765) 496-2192
Email: wtsutsui@purdue.edu
Webpage: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~wtsutsui/CV_Waterloo Tsutsui

Interests

Energy storage systems
Multifunctional structures and materials design
Fatigue and fracture
Scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)

Awards and Major Appointments

AWARDS

Outstanding Teachers Recognition, College of Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2019
W.A. Gustafson Award, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2018
Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award, Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2017
Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Engineering, Purdue, West Lafayette, IN, 2016, 2017
Gerald I. Gilbert Memorial Scholarships, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2016, 2017
ASEE Distinguished Aerospace Student Paper Award, 2016 ASEE Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2016
Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award, Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2016
Student Innovator Recognition, Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN 2014
AIAA Purdue Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Recognition, West Lafayette, IN, 2013
JCI Merit Award, Product Launch at JCI Lakeshore Plant, Lakeshore, Ontario, Canada, 2008
JCI Merit Award, Product Launch at Jixiang Automobile Roof Trimming Co. (JARC), Shanghai, China, 2008
JCI Distinguished Recognition, Product Launch at JCI Ramos Arizpe Plant, Coahuila, Mexico, 2007
JCI Innovation Award, Product Launch at JCI Southview Plant, Holland, MI, 2003
Departmental Automotive Engineering Technology Outstanding Student Award, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2000
Valedictory Addresses, 1994 and 1995 Commencements, Nakanihon Automotive College, Japan, 1994, 1995
Full-Tuition Scholarships, Nakanihon Automotive College, Japan, 1994, 1995


MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2019–Present Lecturer and Lab Coordinator
2018–2019 Continuing Lecturer and Lab Coordinator
2017–2018 Visiting Assistant Professor
2017 Research Engineer, Purdue
2010–2017 Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, and Instructor of Record

Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC, Milwaukee, WI
2010 Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Team Lead
2008–2010 Senior Mechanical Engineer

Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI), Holland, MI
2005–2008 Advanced Launch Manufacturing Engineer
2000–2005 Manufacturing Engineer
2000 Quality Engineer

LuK, Inc., Wooster, OH
1999 Mechanical Engineering Intern

Denso Manufacturing Michigan, Inc., Battle Creek, MI
1997–1999 Japanese-English Technical Translator, Co-Op

Publications

JOURNALS

Kim, G., Sterkenburg, R., Tsutsui, W. Investigating the Effects of Fluid Intrusion on Nomex Honeycomb Sandwich Structures with Carbon Fiber Facesheets. Composite Structures. 206, 535-549, 2018.
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.08.054

Tsutsui, W., Siegmund, T., Parab, N.D., Liao, H., Nguyen, T.N., Chen, W. State-of-Charge and Deformation-Rate Dependent Mechanical Behavior of Electrochemical Cells. Experimental Mechanics. 58(4), 627-632, 2018.
DOI: 10.1007/s11340-017-0282-2

Hudspeth, M., Chu, J.M., Jewell, E., Lim, B.H., Ytuarte, E., Tsutsui, W., Horner, S., Zheng, J., & Chen W. Effect of Projectile Nose Geometry on the Critical Velocity and Failure of Yarn Subjected to Transverse Impact. Textile Research Journal. 87(8), 953-972, 2017.
DOI: 10.1177/0040517516646040

Kukreja, J., Nguyen, T., Siegmund, T., Chen, W., Tsutsui, W., Balakrishnan, K., Liao, H., Parab, N. Crash Analysis of a Conceptual Electric Vehicle with a Damage Tolerant Battery Pack. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 9(3), 371-378, 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2016.05.004

Nguyen, T., Siegmund, T., Tsutsui, W., Liao, H., Chen, W. Bi-objective Optimal Design of a Damage-Tolerant Multifunctional Battery System. Materials & Design, 105, 51-65, 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.05.052

Tsutsui, W., Nguyen, T., Liao, H., Parab, N., Kukreja, J., Siegmund, T., & Chen, W. Mechanical Energy Dissipation in a Multifunctional Battery System. MRS Advances, 1(6), 381-388, 2016.
DOI: 10.1557/adv.2016.39


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Tsutsui, W. & Loui, M.C. The Impact of Supervised Homework Sessions and SAT-Math Scores on Academic Performance in an Advanced Undergraduate Course. 2016 IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, Erie, PA, 2016.
DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2016.7757431

Tsutsui, W. & Loui, M.C. The Effectiveness of Weekly Supervised Homework Sessions in an Aerospace Structural Mechanics Course. 2016 ASEE Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2016.
DOI: 10.18260/p.26145

Raghunathan, N., Tsutsui, W., Chen, W., & Peroulis, D. A Single Crystal Silicon Low-g Switch Tolerant to Impact Accelerations up to 24,000 G. Transducers 2015, Anchorage, AK, 2015.
DOI: 10.1109/TRANSDUCERS.2015.7181130

Tsutsui, W., Raghunathan, N., Chen, W., & Peroulis, D. Testing Techniques for Shock Accelerometers below 10,000 G. Proceedings of the 2013 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics. Lombard, IL, 2013.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-00771-7_41

Feldhoff, J. F., Hoffmann, C., Huebner, S., Kammesheidt, J. O., Kilbane, M., Kulik, J., Pilli, S., Schubert, F., Tsutsui, W., & Tung, C. Shaping Our Future with Sustainable Energy: A Direction from Young Engineers. 2012 ASME 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES2012-91324, San Diego, CA. 2012.
DOI: 10.1115/ES2012-91324


PATENTS AND PATENT APPLICATIONS

Tsutsui, W., Feng, Y., Chen, W., & Siegmund, T. Impact Resistant Battery Enclosure Systems, 2019.
U.S. Patent No. US 10,388,926 B2

Tsutsui, W., Liao, H., Siegmund, T., & Chen, W. Current Interrupt Devices, Methods Thereof, and Battery Assemblies Manufactured Therewith, 2018.
U.S. Patent No. US 10,128,486 B2

Liao, H., Tsutsui, W., Nguyen, T., Siegmund, T., & Chen, W. Crushable Cooling Column for Battery Assembly in Electric Vehicle, 2018.
U.S. Patent Application No. US 2018/0254443 A1

Tsutsui, W., Feng, Y., Chen, W., & Siegmund, T. Impact Resistant Battery Enclosure Systems, 2017.
U.S. Patent No. US 9,806,306 B2

Fuhr, J., Bowen, G., Dinkleman, J., Dougherty, T., Tsutsui, W., & Bonin, C. Current Collector for an Electrochemical Cell, 2016.
U.S. Patent No. US 9,496,557 B2

Fuhr J., Tsutsui, W., Houchin-Miller, G, & Bonin, C. Vent for Electrochemical Cell, 2015.
U.S. Patent No. US 8,945,740 B2

Fuhr, J., Bowen, G., Dinkleman, J., Dougherty, T., Tsutsui, W., & Bonin, C. Current Collector for an Electromechanical Cell, 2014.
U.S. Patent No. US 8,679,678 B2

Fuhr, J., Bowen, G., Dinkleman, J., Dougherty, T., Tsutsui, W., & Bonin, C. Current Collector for an Electrochemical Cell, 2012.
U.S. Patent No. US 8,263,246 B2

Obasih, K., De Keuster, R.M., Fuhr J., Zhang, X., & Tsutsui, W. Prismatic Cell System with Thermal Management Features, 2012.
U.S. Patent Application No. US 2012/0244404 A1

Other Information

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING LICENSURE

Michigan, No. 6201062341, 2015–Present
Indiana, No. PE11012193, 2010–Present
Wisconsin, No. 40533-6, 2009–Present


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