Matthew W Ohland
Professor / Engineering Education
EducationPh.D., Civil Engineering, University of Florida
M.S., Materials Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Engineering, Swarthmore College
B.A., Religion, Swarthmore College
Research InterestsLongitudinal study of engineering students
Expanding the use of active and collaborative learning in the engineering curriculum
Awards and HonorsPrincipal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator of over $11.6 million in NSF-sponsored research
Teaching Academy, Purdue University, to be inducted Fall 2012.
Fellow grade recognition, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
Distinguished Service Award, Educational and Research Methods division of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
William Elgin Wickenden Award (recognizing best paper in Journal of Engineering Education in 2011), American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
Best Teacher Award, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University, Spring 2012.
Best Symposium in Management Education and Development (recognizing the symposium at the Academy of Management Conference that offers the most significant contribution to advance management education and development), 2011.
IEEE Senior Member, elevated December 2009.
Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware, awarded by Engineering Pathways / NEEDS, awarded at the Frontiers in Education 2009, October 20, 2009.
Helen Plants Award for the best non-traditional session at the 2008 Frontiers in Education Conference, October 20, 2009.
William Elgin Wickenden Award (recognizing best paper in Journal of Engineering Education in 2008), American Society for Engineering Education, June 2009.
Best Teacher Award, Department of Engineering Education, Purdue University, Spring 2008.
Best Teacher Award, Department of Engineering Education, Purdue University, Spring 2007.
Byar's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, College of Engineering and Science, Clemson University, 2006
FIE Benjamin J. Dasher Award for Best Paper of the Frontiers in Education Conference, 2004
Best Paper, American Society for Engineering Education (one of five), 2003
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology Education, 1998-2000
Competent Toastmaster Award, Toastmasters International, 1997
National 4-H Presidential Award, 1986
MembershipsTau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, Facilitator since 1996, President 2002-2006, District Director 2008-2011, Chief Advisor at Purdue since 2007.
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Alpha Sigma Mu Materials Engineering Honor Society
American Society of Engineering Education, Educational Research and Methods Division Chair 2009-2011, Frontiers in Education Program Chair 2008.
IEEE Education Society, Transactions on Learning Technologies Steering Committee Chair 2008-2011, Transactions on Education Associate Editor since 2011, Board of Governors 2007-2013
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Last Updated: 06/26/2012 10:06:08
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