Audeen Fentiman

Crowley Family Professor in Engineering Education, and Professor in Environmental and Ecological Engineering
(765) 494-1870


  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Ohio State University
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Ohio State University
  • M. A., Mathematics, West Virginia University
  • B.S., Mathematics, Glenville State College

Research Summary

Dr. Fentiman has an interdisciplinary background in engineering research topics. Among her current research interests are engineering education topics such as recruitment and retention of engineering students from underrepresented groups and design of the first year engineering curriculum. Within the nuclear engineering field, her research interests include radioactive waste management and the nuclear fuel cycle. Her environmental research currently focuses on alternative energy resources and environmental risk assessment.

Selected Publications

  • "A conceptual model for determining the level of impact for a radiological dispersal event", with D. A. Smith and A. Fentiman, Journal of Emergency Management, 2010, vol. 8, no. 1, p 25-36.
  • Smith, M.A., I.L. Larsen, and A.W. Fentiman, Fate of Co at a Sludge Land Application Site, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, Vol. 99, Oct. 2008, pp 1611-1616.
  • Saling, J.H. and A.W. Fentiman, Radioactive Waste Management, Taylor and Francis, NY, NY, 2002.

Awards and Honors