Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology, Purdue University, Knoy Hall 401 N. Grant Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2021
Professor Corum studied in the quality and metallurgy areas for her graduate and undergraduate programs. Her teaching interests include process improvement, materials and manufacturing processes.
Professor Corum's interests also include process improvement in healthcare. She is currently working on a project with the Veterans Health Administration alongside clinical teams to improve the patient experience.
Professor Corum is a member of the ABET Board of Directors through ASME (originally founded as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers). " ABET accredits over 3,000 applied science, computing, engineering, and technology programs worldwide" ensuring quality education and standards. (www.abet.org)
Scachitti, S., Neff, G., Corum, C. L., Higley, J., Zahraee, M., Cooper, H., (2007). Using outcomes-based assessment and continuous quality improvement practices from ABET program accreditation in institutional accreditation. Proceedings from 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
Woodward Hagg, H., Doebbeling, B. N., Workman-Germann, J., Flanagan, M., Suskovich, D., Schachitti, S., Corum, C. L. (2008). Implementation of systems redesign: approaches to spread and sustain adoption. Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches. Vol. 2. Culture and Redesign. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-2. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008.
Poola, S. K., Han, Q., Corum, C. L., Xu, C., & Shao, L. (2009). Grain refining of AZ91E alloy using ultrasonic Vibrations. In E. A. Nyberg, S. R. Agnew, N. R. Neelameggham, & M. O. Pekguleryuz (Eds.), Magnesium technology 2009 (pp. 315-319). Pennsylvania: TMS.
Handy, R. G., French, R. M., Corum, C. L., Rodriguez, M. A. (2007) The near-term outsourcing of traditional BS mechanical engineering technology (MET) graduate employment in the United States. Journal of STEM Education Volume 8, Issue 1 & 2, January-June 2007. ISSN 1557-5284. Auburn, AL.
Witz, S. M., et al. (2007). The Regenstrief center for healthcare engineering : designing, implementing, and sustaining interdisciplinary solutions to transform healthcare delivery systems. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management (IJHTM), Volume 8, Issue 3/4, 2007. http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=16&year=2007&vol=... (Contributing author)
MET 143 Lab Manual
Process Mapping: Why map and which tool to use. 2011 VHA Inprovement Forum, September 2011, Las Vegas, NV.