Michele Strutz

Michele Strutz

Visiting Instructor
Mailing Addresses
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
ARMSTRONG HALL, ROOM 1335
701 WEST STADIUM AVENUE
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907-2045
Office: ARMS 1335

Education

Ph.D., Engineering Education, Purdue University
M.A., Gifted and Talented Education, University of Connecticut
M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, Boise State University
B.E., Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt University
B.S., Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Minor, Computer Science, Vanderbilt University

Research Interests

Determine influences on low-SES first-generation students who pursue engineering
Identify K-12 engineering interest and potential
Understand skills and traits of talented engineers

Awards, Honors, Achievements, & Memberships

  • 2012 Faculty Fellow of the Year, Harrison Hall
  • 2012 CoE Future Faculty Program Travel Award, Purdue University
  • 2011 NSF GRF Travel Award
  • 2010 Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • 2009 PGSG Travel Award, Purdue University
  • 2009 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award
  • First NSF recipient in ENE and COE: first recipient of GRF awarded in Engineering Education by NSF
  • 2009 Graduate School Incentive Grant, Purdue University
  • 2009 Golden Key International Honor Society
  • 2008 Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship, Purdue University
  • 2008 ASEE Research Honorable Mention Award, American Society of Engineering Education 2008 IL/IN Regional Conf.
  • 2008 PGSG Travel Award, Purdue University
  • 2008 American Society for Engineering Education
  • 2007 Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship, Purdue University
  • 2007 NAGC Research Gala Doctoral-level Work-in Progress 2nd Place Award, National Association for Gifted Children 54th Annual Convention
  • 2004 National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
  • 2004 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 1981 Order of the Engineer
  • 1979 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • 1979 Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society

Experience

  • Hawkeye Channel (Cohesion, Inc.): Hewlett Packard Printer Account Executive
  • Hewlett Packard Co.: LaserJet Product Engineer, LaserJet WW Training Manager, SW Supplier Channel Manager
  • Arthur Anderson & Co.: Senior Management Information Consultant
  • Monsanto Enviro-Chem Systems, Inc.: Structural Design Engineer I
  • City of Cincinnati: Traffic Engineer I