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Matthew W Ohland
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Biographical Information for Dr. Matthew Ohland

Dr. Matthew Ohland has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a graduate minor in Education from the University of Florida in 1996. Previously, he earned an M.S. in Materials Engineering in 1992 and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1991 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. in Engineering and a B.A. in Religion from Swarthmore College. His research on the longitudinal study of engineering student development, peer evaluation, and extending the use of active and cooperative learning methods has been supported by over $11.6 million from the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Ohland was the 2002-2006 President of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and has delivered volunteer seminars reaching over 2000 students. He is a member of the American Society of Engineering Education, a member of Board of Governors of the Education Society of IEEE, and a Program Evaluator for ABET for general programs. His research team has been recognized for its work on longitudinal studies of engineering students with best paper awards in multiple journals and conferences, the Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware, and he has been recognized by both Purdue University and Clemson University with teaching awards.

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