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Sean Brophy

Sean Brophy

Assistant Professor of Engineering Education

Sean Brophy has a Ph.D. in Education and Human Development (Technology in Education) from Vanderbilt University, a M.S. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from DePaul University, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. His research interests include reasoning with mathematics and models, technology supported learning environments, conceptual change, and designing assessment for learning.

He is a member of the American Educational Research Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and American Society of Engineering Education. He won the Development of Instructional Design Association Outstanding Article of the Year award in 2000 and participated in the International Conference for the Learning Sciences 1996 Doctoral Consortium. Brophy was granted a patent in June 1991 for Multiple Fluid Speed Systems, Patent number 5,020,314.