Engineering Education Directory - by Administrative Area

Faculty

Audeen Fentiman
Crowley Family Professor in Engineering Education
Interim Head of Engineering Education and Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Interdisciplinary Programs
Robin Adams
Associate Professor
Research: Design thinking and learning; Interdisciplinary thinking (investigating what it means to work at the interface between disciplines); Design of interdisciplinary learning environments; Strategies for connecting research on learning and teaching practice
Edward Berger
Associate Professor, Engineering Education
Research: Teaching with technology; Assessment of technology interventions; Non-cognitive factors and their role in student success; Discipline-based engineering education research
Gary Bertoline
Dean, College of Technology
Courtesy Faculty of Engineering Education
George Bodner
Arthur Kelly Distinguished Professor, Chemical Education
Courtesy Faculty of Engineering Education
Sean Brophy
Associate Professor
Research: Adaptive expertise; Reasoning with mathematics and models; Conceptual change using simulations; Technology supported learning environments; Designing assessment for learning
Patrice Buzzanell
Professor of Communication, Courtesy Faculty in Engineering Education
Brenda Capobianco
Associate Professor, Science Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Affiliated Faculty in Women's Studies; Courtesy Faculty of Engineering Education
Monica Cardella
Associate Professor
Director, Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering (INSPIRE)
Research: Characterization of mathematical thinking practices; Responses to ambiguity and uncertainty, and overall design behavior of undergraduate engineering students, practicing engineers, and young children; Investigation of parents' role in pre-kindergarten through 5th grade engineering education
Monica Cox
Adjunct Associate Professor
Jennifer DeBoer
Assistant Professor, Engineering Education
Research: International engineering education; Education and economic development; Educational technology; Online learning; Quantitative research methods
Heidi Diefes-Dux
Professor
Research: Development, classroom implementation, and authentic assessment of student work on engineering-based, client-driven, open-ended mathematical modeling activities, with particular emphasis on first-year engineering and elementary students. Elementary teacher professional development with engineering thinking, engineering design, and mathematical modeling.
Nathalie Duval-Couetil
Associate Professor of Technology, Leadership, and Innovation; Director, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program; Associate Director, Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship; Courtesy Faculty of Engineering Education
Research: Multidisciplinary entrepreneurship education; Environments and conditions that foster entrepreneurial activity among students; Educational program evaluation and assessment; Women and leadership; Market and technology assessment
Allison Godwin
Assistant Professor, Engineering Education
Research: Research includes identity development of diverse engineers, characterizing latent diversity, student interactions with peers in diverse teams, transitions for engineering students from high school to college, how students at the intersections of multiple social identities experience engineering culture and navigate their identities as engineers.
William Graziano
Professor of Psychology Sciences
Courtesy Faculty
Morgan Hynes
Assistant Professor
Research: Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering Humanistic Engineering Pre-college Engineering Education Engineering Design
Leah Jamieson
Dean of Engineering, Courtesy Faculty of Engineering Education
Brent Jesiek
Associate Professor
Research: Historical and social studies of engineering, engineering education, and computing; Global engineering education; Engineering ethics and social responsibility.
Isabel Jimenez-Useche
Visiting Assistant Professor
Michael Loui
Dale and Suzi Gallagher Professor in Engineering Education
Research: Motivation and persistence in engineering students; Identity development and affective outcomes; Ethics in engineering and computing
Krishna Madhavan
Associate Professor
Research: Focuses broadly on cyberinfrastructure for engineering education research, cyberlearning, virtual and immersive environments, and large-scale data mining tools for engineering education research
Alejandra Magana Deleon
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Technology
Courtesy Faculty
Joyce Main
Assistant Professor
Research: Student persistence and outcomes; advising and mentoring; women in science and engineering; global engineering; social stratification; higher education; education policy
Muhsin Menekse
Assistant Professor
Research: Students' conceptual understanding in engineering and science; Verbal interactions that can enhance productive discussions in collaborative learning settings; Metacognition and its implications for learning; Technology enhanced learning environments.
Tamara Moore
Associate Professor
Research: How engineering and engineering thinking promote learning in K-12 mathematics and science classrooms, as well as in higher-education engineering classrooms, through the paradigm of STEM integration. Support STEM integration pedagogies through curriculum development and teacher professional development. Mathematical modeling as a means for STEM integration.
William Oakes
Professor
Courtesy Faculty in Curriculum and Instruction
Director of EPICS
Research: Service learning in engineering education; Impact of cognitive and non-cognitive variables on student persistence; Design in engineering education
Matthew Ohland
Professor
Research: Large-scale longitudinal studies of engineering student pathways; Team formation, education, and management CATME; MIDFIELD
Alice Pawley
Associate Professor
Research: Engineering education, gender theory, race theory, class theory, intersectionality, feminist science and technology studies, engineering studies, diversity, broadening participation, and engineering epistemology
Mary Pilotte
Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
Director of Engineering Education Undergraduate Degree Programs
Senay Purzer
Associate Professor
Research: How self-efficacy beliefs affect individual student achievement during teamwork; Argumentation in engineering design; P-12 engineering education
David Radcliffe
Epistemology Professor of Engineering Education
Research: Interdisciplinary research methods in engineering education; Design thinking and engineering knowledge creation; Engineering design and design management in industry; Sustainable systems design; Professional formation of engineers in practice
Karl Smith
Cooperative Learning Professor (Part-Time)
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor and Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota
Research: Building rigorous research capabilities in engineering education. The role of cooperation in learning and design. Problem formulation, modeling, and knowledge engineering. Project and knowledge management and leadership.
Ruth Streveler
Associate Professor
Research: How students learn engineering; Difficult concepts in science and engineering Student misconceptions; Conducting rigorous research in engineering education
Sharra Vostral
Associate Professor Of History
Courtesy Faculty
Research: Gender & Technology; Gender & medicine; Material Culture; 20th century US popular culture
Phillip Wankat
Clifton L. Lovell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Education
Research: Engineering Education Curriculum Reform--Teaching engineering professors how to teach; Trends in Engineering Education--Structure of research in engineering education: What is being published and by whom; Educational Methodology--Use of commercial simulators in teaching engineering courses; Effective and Efficient Teaching; Adsorption Operations; Large-scale Chromatography; Distillation
Carla Zoltowski
Asst Prof Of Engr Practice Of Ece

Postdoctoral Professionals

Annwesa Dasgupta
Postdoctoral Researcher
John Mendoza Garcia
Postdoctoral Researcher
Yin Wang
Visiting Scholar

Academic Advisors

Billi Jennings
Director of First-Year Engineering Advising
Sam Cho
Academic Advisor
Christine Pekny
Interdisciplinary Engineering Program Advisor
Nathan Thomas
Senior Academic Advisor

Professional Staff

Dianne Bell
Administrative Assistant - Fye
Anne Delion
Instructional Support Coordinator
Jill Folkerts
Instructional Support Manager
Rebecca Fry
Director of Development
Elizabeth Gajdzik
Assistant Director, INSPIRE
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek and Senay Purzer
Cindey Hays
Administrative Assistant to the Head
Stephen Hoffmann
Assistant Head for First-Year Engineering
Jeffrey Huddleston
Artisan and Fabrication Lab Supervisor
Janet Meek
Instructional Support Coordinator
Terri Sanger
Research Data and Community Coordinator
Michele Strutz
Continuing Lecturer
Teresa Walker
Director of Communications
Thomas Wharry
Marketing Specialist
James Whitford
Instructional Support Coordinator
Kathleen Wible
Continuing Term Lecturer
Richard Womack
Instructional Support Specialist

Business Office Staff

Lucero Campos
Business Manager, Ene/Wiep/Mep
Amanda Dalton
Travel Clerk (Account Clerk IV
Beverly Decker
Purchasing Clerk (Account Clerk IV)
Kimberly Dixon
Assistant Director-Financial Affairs
Rhonda Greear
Sponsored Program Account Management
Melissa Kidwell
Sponsored Program Account Management
Jairo Marmolejos
Sponsored Program Account Management
Shelby Stacy
Bi-Weekly Payroll and Invoices/Reimbursements
Amy Stanley
Bus Mgr-Aero And Astro/Materials Engr

Clerical Staff

Graduate Students

Richard Aleong
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Robin Adams
Saira Anwar
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Muhsin Menekse
Zahra Atiq
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Jennifer DeBoer and Michael Loui.
Bunmi Babajide
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: William Oakes
Chanel Beebe
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Morgan Hynes
Brianna Benedict
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Allison Godwin
Paul Branham
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Krishna Madhavan
Kayla Carter
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Morgan Hynes
Neha Choudhary
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek and William Oakes
Mel Chua
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Robin Adams
Genisson Coutinho
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Sean Brophy
Karen De Urquidi
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Matthew Ohland
Hossein Ebrahiminnezhad
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Joyce Main
Hoda Ehsan
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Monica Cardella
David Evenhouse
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Edward Berger and Jennifer DeBoer
Todd Fernandez
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Senay Purzer
Nick Fila
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Senay Purzer
Trina Fletcher
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Monica Cardella
Tiago Forin
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Robin Adams
Claudio Freitas
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Jennifer DeBoer
Julianna Ge
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Ruth Streveler and Ed Berger
Virginia Gleghorn
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Ruth Streveler
Molly Goldstein
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Robin Adams and Şenay Purzer
Yu Gong
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek
Leslie Grundman
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Sean Brophy
Nathan Hicks
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Heidi Diefes-Dux and Kerrie Douglas
Nathanial Hilliard
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Heidi Diefes-Dux
Avneet Hira
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Morgan Hynes
Eric Holloway
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: David Radcliffe
James Holly, Jr.
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Morgan Hynes
Amanda Johnston
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Tamara Moore
Tamecia Jones
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Monica Cardella
Cole Joslyn
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Morgan Hynes and Alice Pawley
Rohit Kandakatla
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Jennifer DeBoer
Anthony Lowe
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Sean Brophy
Amanda Luby
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek and Senay Purzer
Corey Mathis
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Tamara Moore
Swetha Nittala
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek
Juan Ortega-Alvarez
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Ruth Streveler and Alejandra Magana
Dhinesh Radhakrishnan
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Jennifer DeBoer
Nichole Ramirez
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Matthew Ohland and Joyce Main
Jeffrey Richardson
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek and Senay Purzer
Hector Rodriguez
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Ruth Streveler and Allison Godwin
Jessica Rush
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Monica Cardella
Matilde Sanchez-Pena
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Joyce Main
Matthew Scheidt
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Allison Godwin
Ryan Senkpeil
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Edward Berger
Emilie Siverling
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Tamara Moore
Nick Stites
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Edward Berger
Natascha Trellinger
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek
Amy Van Epps
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Senay Purzer and Johannes Strobel
Dina Verdin
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Allison Godwin
Taylor Willliams
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Kerrie Douglas
Michael Wilson
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Edward Berger
Xinrui Xu
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Joyce Main
Tasha Zephirin
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek
Qin Zhu
Graduate Student
Advisor/Major Professor: Brent Jesiek