Ruth Streveler

Ruth Streveler

Associate Professor
Mailing Addresses
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
ARMSTRONG HALL
701 WEST STADIUM AVENUE
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907-2045
Office: ARMS 1307
Phone: (765) 496-9031

Biography

Ruth A. Streveler is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. Dr. Streveler has been the Principle Investigator or co-Principle Investigator of ten grants funded by the US National Science Foundation. She is an Associated Editor for the Journal of Engineering Education (JEE), has published articles in the JEE and the International Journal of Engineering Education, and contributed two chapters to the Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research. She has presented workshops to over 500 engineering faculty on four continents. Dr. Streveler’s primary research interests are investigating students’ understanding of difficult concepts in engineering science and helping engineering faculty conduct rigorous research in engineering education.

Education

Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
M.S., Zoology, The Ohio State University
B.A., Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington

Research Interests

Difficult concepts in engineering science especially why some concepts are so difficult to learn. How can neuroscience research inform our understanding of teaching and learning in STEM?

Awards, Honors, Achievements, & Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (2015)
  • Engineering Education Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (2017)
  • Outstanding Mentor of Engineering Students Award (2017)