Continuing Lecturer, PEng

Contact InformationCarol Hulls

Phone: 519-888-4567 x40182
Location: E7 3414

Research Interests

  • Engineering education
  • Experiential learning
  • Use of technology for teaching
  • Real-time sensor fusion

Education

  • 1996, Doctorate, Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • 1991, Master of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • 1989, Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo

Courses*

  • ME 597 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    • Taught in 2016, 2017
  • MTE 203 - Advanced Calculus
    • Taught in 2016
  • GENE 121 - Digital Computation
    • Taught in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • ME 780 - Special Topics in Mechatronics
    • Taught in 2016, 2017
  • ME 101 - Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Practice 2
    • Taught in 2015, 2018
  • MTE 546 - Multi-sensor Data Fusion
    • Taught in 2018
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • C. Rennick, C.C.W. Hulls, K.N. McKay, "Introductory Engineering Decision-Making: Guiding First Year Students to Relativism in Software Design," IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019 (Accepted in 2019)
  • C.C.W. Hulls, C. Rennick, "Design of a First-Year Programming Course with Cornerstone Project," IEEE Transactions on Education, 2020. (Accepted in 2019)
  • W. J. Wilson, C. C. W. Hulls, G. S. Bell, "Relative end-effector control using Cartesian position based visual servoing", IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 12(5), 1996, 684 - 696 (Accepted in 1996)
  • C. Rennick, D. Wright, E. Li, C. Hulls, A. Milne, S. Bedi, "Engineering Design Days: Engaging with Authentic Problem-Solving in an Academic Hackathon", American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, 06 2018, Salt Lake City, UT (Accepted in 2018)
  • Li, E., Rennick, C., Hulls, C., Robinson, M., Cooper-Stachowsky, M., Boghaert, E., Melek, W and Bedi, S., "Tron days: Horizontal integration and authentic learning", Canadian Engineering Education Association Annual Conference,06 2017, Toronto, ON. (Accepted in 2017)
  • S. Bedi, C. Hulls, C. Rennick, M. Robinson, W. Melek, "Design of an Introductory Engineering Design and Communications Course which Integrates First Semester Courses", Canadian Engineering Education Association Annual Conference,06 2017, Toronto, ON. (Accepted in 2017)
  • C. C. W. Hulls, C. Rennick, S. Bedi, M. A. Robinson, W. Melek, "The Use of an Open-Ended Project to Improve the Student Experience in First Year Programming", Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference,06 2015, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. (Accepted in 2015)
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  • C. C. W. Hulls, C. Rennick, M. A. Robinson, W. Melek, S. Bedi, "Integrative Activities for First Year Engineering Students-Fuel Cell Cars as a Linking Project Between Chemistry, Mechatronics Concepts and Programing", Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference,06 2014, Canmore, AB. (Accepted in 2014)
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  • J. Rigsby, C. Hulls, S. Bedi, "Machining Speed Gains by Geometry Sacrifice", CSME Forum 2010, 06 2010, Victoria, BC (Accepted in 2010)
  • C. C. W. Hulls, "Using a tablet PC for classroom instruction", Proceedings Frontiers in Education 35th Annual Conference, 10 2005, Indianapolis, IN, T2G1 - T2G6 (Accepted in 2005)
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  • P. Siva, C. C. W. Hulls, "Dynamic segmentation of small image windows for visual servoing", IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, 08 2005, Niagara Falls, ON, 626 - 630 (Accepted in 2005)
  • S. Ethier, W. J. Wilson, C. C. W. Hulls, "Telerobotic part assembly with shared visual servo control", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 05 2002, Washington, DC, 3763 - 3768 (Accepted in 2002)
  • C. C. W. Hulls, W. J. Wilson, "Integration of camera and range sensors for 3D pose estimation in robot visual servoing", Proceedings of SPIE, volume 3523, 11 1998, Boston, MA, 76 - 87 (Accepted in 1998)
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  • W. J. Wilson, C. C. Williams Hulls, F. Janabi-Sharifi, "Robust image processing and position-based visual servoing", 1998 International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Workshop on Robust Vision for Vision-Based Control of Motion, 05 1998, Leuven, Belgium (Accepted in 1998)
  • C. C. Williams Hulls, W. J. Wilson, Design of a real-time computer system for relative position robot control, Real-Time Systems, 1992. Proceedings., Fourth Euromicro workshop on, 06 1992, Athens, Greece, 38 - 43
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  • Robinson, Mary and Hulls, Carol and Rennick, Chris, ONE-A-DAY PROBLEMS FOR IMPROVING STUDENT LEARNING AND STUDY HABITS, (Accepted in 2019)
  • C. Hulls, C. Rennick, M. Robinson, S. Mohamed, "Effects of a Fall Reading Break on First Year Students' Course Performance in Programming", Canadian Engineering Education Association Annual Conference,06 2018, Vancouver, BC. (Accepted in 2018)
  • E. Maggs, C. Hulls, C. Rennick, M. Robinson, "How do First Year Students Form Their Project Teams?", Canadian Engineering Education Association Annual Conference,06 2017, Toronto, ON. (Accepted in 2017)
  • C. Hulls, C. Rennick, "The Use of a Series of Online Mini-Lectures to Deliver Facts in First Year Programming", Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference,06 2016, Halifax, NS. (Accepted in 2016)
  • W. J. Wilson, C. C. Williams Hulls, F. Janabi-Sharifi, "Robust Image Processing and Position Based Visual Servoing, Robust Vision for Vision-Based Control of Motion (SPIE/IEEE Series on Imaging Science and Engineering), M. Vincze, G. D. Hager, eds. 163 - 202 (Accepted in 2000)
  • C. Hulls, S. Mohamed, S. Bedi, "Use of Learning Communities in Fourth Year Elective STEM Courses", Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference (STLHE 2016),06 2016, London, ON. (Accepted in 2016)
  • M. A. Robinson, C. C. W. Hulls, S. Bedi, "Helping Make First Year Engineering Fun - The Mechatronics Experience", Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference,06 2013, Montreal, QC. (Accepted in 2013)