Mariana Tafur Arciniegas

Mariana Tafur Arciniegas

Graduate Student ME Dynamics RA
Advisor(s): Şenay Purzer and Johannes Strobel
Mailing Addresses
Wang Hall 4th Floor
516 Northwestern Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47906


Bogota, Colombia


M.S., Education, Los Andes University, Bogota-Colombia.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Los Andes University, Bogota-Colombia.

Research Interests

  • PhD Dissertation Title (Adult level): Lifelong Learning and Career Diversity Crossroad. A Phenomenographic Study on Adult Interaction With Technology
  • Elementary level: Students' engineering knowledge and teacher professional development
  • Undergraduate level: Students' performance in Mechanical Engineering dynamics course.
  • Awards, Honors, Achievements, & Memberships

    • 2010-2013 Fulbright Fellowship
    • Los Andes University, Bogota-Colombia, Education Research and Training Center (CIFE) Instructor professor
    • 2000 Los Andes University, Bogota-Colombia, Electrical Engineering Student government
    • 2011 Purdue Fulbright Association Communication Officer (PFA)
    • 2012 Colombian Student Association at Purdue (CSAP)