School of Engineering Education Seminars

The School of Engineering Education hosts a weekly seminar series from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. on Thursdays in Armstrong Hall, B071.*  

These seminars provide the engineering education community a chance to get together to talk about new ideas, share successes and new research, and support developing research. A novel mix of presentations, performances, and conversations facilitated by external visitors and Purdue University members is on offer. This seminar is for graduate and undergraduate students, staff, and faculty from across the university. Join us!  

*except for the Interdisciplinary Engineering Colloquium, which takes place in Kurz Atrium in Armstrong Hall.


Past Seminars 2012-13

April 25, 2013 SEMINAR: ENE 590 Presentations Kelsey Rodgers, Fershid Marbouti, Noah Salzman, Oguz Hanoglu, Dana Dennick
April 11, 2013 SEMINAR: Using Innovation with Contrasting Cases to Scaffold Collaborative Learning and Transfer Dr. David Sears, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Educational Studies, Purdue University
April 4, 2013 ASEE’s Influence on Engineering Education—Past, Present, and Future William E. Kelly, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE, Director of External Affairs at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
March 7, 2013 SEMINAR: Learning and Assessing Reflective Design Practice Dr. Denny C. Davis, Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University
February 21, 2013 SEMINAR: A Model of Research Mentoring Dr. Michael Loui, Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 7, 2013 SEMINAR: INSPIREing Engineering Learning in Informal and Formal Learning Environments (eLIFE) Dr. Johannes Strobel, Director, INSPIRE & Dr. Senay Purzer, Director, Assessment Research, INSPIRE & others
January 31, 2013 SEMINAR: Theory Choice in Cosmology: The Case of the Inflationary Model Dr. Martin Curd, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Purdue University
January 24, 2013 SEMINAR: The Theology of Engineering Dr. Kristina Bross, English & American Studies, Purdue University
January 17, 2013 SEMINAR: Indigenous Engineering: Learning from Sustainable Practices Dr. Johannes Strobel, Director of INSPIRE and Assistant Professor in Engineering Education, and Justin Hess, Graduate Research Assistant in Engineering Education
January 10, 2013 Plan of Study Workshop and “Grand Opening” of new ENE PhD Website Dr. Robin Adams (Chair, Graduate Program) and Loretta McKinniss
December 6, 2012 “Creating the Global Real-time Assessment Tool for Teaching Enhancement (G-RATE): A Real-World Story about the Translation of Dissertation Research into a Research Enterprise” Monica F. Cox, Ph.D., Jiabin (Emily) Zhu, Benjamin Ahn, Jeeyeon Hahn, Nikitha Sambamurthy, and Tasha Zephirin
November 29, 2012 ENE 590 Presentations Emily Dringenber, Joi Mondisa, Celia Pan
November 15, 2012 ENEGSA Town Hall Meeting
November 1, 2012 SEMINAR - Where Did I Leave My Chariot? The Curious History of Parking from Ancient Rome to Tomorrow's Megacities: A Sociotechnical Exploration of a Pervasive Cultural Artifact <strong>Mary Smith</strong>, Senior Vice President and Director of Parking Consulting, Walker Parking Consultants, and <strong>John Collier</strong>, Director of Campus Master Planning, Purdue University
October 18, 2012 SEMINAR - Conceptualizing Authenticity in Engineering Education: A Systematic Literature Review Dr. Johannes Strobel (with collaboration by Jin Wang, Nicole Weber, and Melissa Dyehouse)
October 11, 2012 SEMINAR - First-Year Effect of the Engineering Professional Development Program on Teachers Dr. So Yoon Yoon, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, and Dr. Heidi Diefes-Dux, ENE & INSPIRE
September 27, 2012 SEMINAR: Making a Machine That Sees Like Us Dr. Zygmunt Pizlo
August 23, 2012 SEMINAR - The Year Ahead: Community, Agility, Opportunity Dr. David Radcliffe