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Dr. Tony Shay, Ph.D.


Master of Science in Computer-Aided Engineering

School of Engineering

107 King Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. (Engineering Mechanics), Iowa State University, 1989
  • M.S. (Engineering Mechanics), Iowa State University, 1985
  • B.S. (Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering), National Chung Kung University, 1979
Work Experience
December 1990 - August 1994 - Assistant Professor
September 1994 - September 2000 - Associate Professor
September 2000 - present - Professor

Tony Shay

Professional Summary

CIM System Integrator and Local Industrial Consultant, IVCC, Oglesby, IL. (1989 − 1990)

Design and Sales Engineer at China Ship Building Corporation, Taiwan. (1981 − 1983)

Interests and Expertise

Engineering research and application in the field of computer aided design/manufacturing, computer engineering, solid mechanics, structure design, vibration and model analysis using analytic modeling and finite element analysis.


  • CADM 105 Computer Applications for Industry
  • CADM 231 Computer Graphics Programming
  • CADM 331 Interactive CAD Programming
  • CADM 334 3-D Computer-Aided Design Modeling
  • CADM 361 Computer Numerical Control
  • CADM 432 3-D Feature-Based Modeling and Surfacing Techniques 
  • CADM 433 Advanced Computer-Aided Design
  • CADM 591 Engineering Modeling
  • CAE 527 Engineering Software Development
  • CAE 535 3-D CAD Modeling
  • CAE 545 Engineering Simulation 
  • CAE 575 Advanced Engineering Dynamics
  • CAE 585 Advanced FEA
  • CAE 591 Special Topic - Hyperworks for FEA
  • CAE 591 Special Topic - Inventium and LS-DYNA Software
  • CAE 694 Seminar - Engineer Design & Analysis
  • CAE 694 Seminar - Advanced CATIA and Analysis
  • CET 151 Intro to Computing in Engineering Technology
  • CET 251 Engineering Software and Programming
  • ELEC 215 Computer Aided Electronics
  • PDD 122 Engineering Graphics
  • PDD 435 Finite Element Analysis
  • QUAL 320 Industrial Quality Control
  • QUAL 553 Geometric and Surface Texture Tolerancing

Selected Publications

Jen-Chieh Lee, Tony Shay, and Song-Kuo Chang 
Orientation-Dependent Performance of Portable Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, June 2011, Vol. 8, Transactions of the ASME.

Jonathon Lin and Tony Shay
Mastercam Vision X: Mill and Solids (Version 10) Scholars International Publishing, 2006.

Jonathon Lin and Tony Shiue
Mastering I-DEAS, Scholars International Publishing, 2000.

Jonathon Lin and Tony Shiue
Mastercam 7.0 Book for Windows, Scholars International Publishing, 1998.

Jonathon Lin and Tony Shiue
Mastercam for Windows, Scholars International Publishing, 1996.

Jonathon Lin and Tony Shiue
CNC Programming Using Mastercam Version 4 and 5, Scholars International Publishing, 1994.

Tony Shiue
A Joint Collaboration for Effective Education in CAD, presented at 1998 National Association of School of Engineering Technology Convention and Conference, Indiana.

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of the National Engineering Honor Society of Tau Alpha Pi
  • Member of the National Engineering Honor Society of Tau Beta Pi
  • Member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • IED Affiliated Professor of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW)
  • Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • Member of the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT)
  • Senior Member of the American Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME)


Awards and Patents

  • One of three faculty recipients of a joint research grant from NASA. (1995)
  • EMU faculty summer research award (1992)

Additional Information

2001-Present Professor, CET and CAE Program Coordinator, School of Engineering, Eastern Michigan University.

1991-2001 Professor, CAD Program Coordinator, and CAD/CAM Platform Director at Department of School of Engineering, Eastern Michigan University. Duties and responsibilities: Teach beginning and advanced CAD courses, help develop curriculum, help supervise departmental computer laboratory, and advise students. Teaching courses include Computer Applications for Industry, Interactive Computer Graphics Programming, Introduction to Numerical Control, Advanced Topics in CAD, and Finite Element Analysis.

1988-1990 Instructor, CAD project manager, CIM system integrator, and local industrial consultant at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC), Mechanical Engineering Technology. Teaching courses include Statics, Strength of Materials, Mechanism, Machine Design, Computer Aided Design and Drafting by using CADAM, COMPUTERVISION, and AutoCAD. Developing mini courses and providing consulting services for local industries.