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Attend Ohio State University EED Sessions at ASEE 2016 in New Orleans

Twenty sessions at the American Society for Engineering Education, (ASEE) 2016 will be delivered June 25-28, by members of The Ohio State University faculty and staff including a large group from the new Department of Engineering (EED).

Full EED Session Schedule (.pdf)

EED Session Highlights

David DelaineDr. David Delaine

Learn the latest techniques in building global infrastructure for Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering Education at Dr. David Delaine’s presentation during the International Forum on Sunday, June 25 at 2:45 pm in NOCC-263. Dr. Delaine currently holds the title, Visiting Assistant Professor, in the Department of Engineering Education.

Rachel KajfezDr. Rachel KajfezReceive insights into the choices undergraduate students make for their first engineering major and switching majors during their first year from a faculty team lead by Dr. Rachel Kajfez, a new Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Education. The session meets on Tuesday at 4:45 in NOCC 260.
In addition, Dr. Kajfez joins Molly Mollica and other  collaborators to describe the role of community service as a means of engineering inspiration in their presentation on Wednesday, June 28, at 3:00 in NOCC 347.

Dr. Monica CoxDr. Monica Cox
Dr. Monica Cox, Chair and Professor of Engineering Education, will deliver three sessions addressing:

  • Interdisciplinary Engineering Research,
  • Assessment of Professional Skills during Hiring via a Behavior-Based Rubric, and
  • Characterization of Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts Criteria in NSF Graduate Reserach Fellowship Program Applications.


Building Global Infrastructure for Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering Education, David Delaine, 2:45-4:30, NOCC-263

Ohio State University, Department of Engineering Education Workshop: Assessment Tools for Measuring Self Motivation in Capstone Design Projects, Peter Rogers and Denny Davis, 6-7:30 pm, Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Convention Ctr. (meet in lobby),  300 Julia St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3604. Questions? Email Peter Rogers at



Poster: Spatial Skills Training Impacts Retention of Engineering Students - Does This Success Translate to Community College Students in Technical Education?, Sheryl Sorby, 9:45-11:15, NOCC, Exhibit Hall F

A Workshop to Aid High School Science Teachers in Developing Engineering Design Activities (Evaluation), Kathy Harper, 1:15-2:45, NOCC-267

Excellence in Teaching in Biological/Agricultural/Food/Biosystems Engineering (panel), Ann Christy, 1:15-2:45, NOCC-351

Capstone Advisor Valuation of a Multidisciplinary Capstone Program, Krista Kecskemety, Bob Rhoads, Cliff Whitfield, Jacob Allenstein, 1:15-2:45, NOCC-355

Empowering Male Students as Allies for Gender Equity Within an Engineering College, Lisa Abrams, Lauren Corrigan, Adithya Jayakumar, Stephen Nozaki, Mitsu Narui, and Suzanne Grassel Shoger, 1:15-2:45, NOCC 266

Characterization of Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts Criteria in NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Applications, Monica Cox, 3-4:00, NOCC-279



Learning to Conduct “Team Science” through Interdisciplinary Engineering Research, Monica Cox, 8-9:30 AM, NOCC 263

MAKER: Applications of 3D Printing and Laser Cutting in Development Of Autonomous Robotics, Bill Cohen, Jacob Enders, Kelly Kolotka, Rick Freuler, Deb Grzybowski, 11:30-1:00, NOCC Exhibit Hall F

MAKER:  Utilizing 3D Printing of Nanotechnology Design Project Prototypes to Enhance UG Learning, Richard Bannerman, Deb Grzybowski, Andy Theiss, 11:30-!:00, NOCC, Exhibit Hall F

National Engineering Mathematics Consortium (panel), Lisa Abrams, 11:30-5:00, Meeting Place 1&2 of the Hyatt Plance New Orleans (881 Convention Center Blvd)

HumanConnect: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, Howard Greene, David Tomasko, Rachel Tuttle, 11:30-1, NOCC Exhibit Hall F

Classifying Dissatisfaction:  Student Perspectives on Teammate Performance, Emily Miller, 3-4:00, NOCC 355

RTP Design as the Practice of Probability: Engaging Adolescent Girls in Art-Infused Engineering, Deb Grzybowski, 3-4:30, NOCC 338

Development of a Concept Inventory for Enginering Design Graphics, Stephen Nozaki and Sheryl Sorby, 3-4:30, NOCC 278

A Low-Cost Robot Positioning System for a First-Year Engineering Cornerstone Design Project, Veronica Beiring, David Frank, Rick Freuler, Chris Hartle, Kevin Witt, 4:45-6:15, NOCC 275

Engineering Major Selection: An Examination of Initial Choice and Switching Throughout the First Year, Rachel Kajfez, Krista Kecskemety, Andy Theiss, 4:45-6:15, NOCC 260

Developing a Behavior-Based Rubric for Assessing Professional Skills During Hiring, Monica Cox, 4:45-6:15, NOCC 269



Community Service as a Means of Engineering Inspiration: An Initial Investigation into the Impact of the Toy Adaptation Program, Molly Mollica, Rachel Kajfez, Liz Riter, Meg West, Peter Vuyk, 3-4:00, NOCC 347


EED Session Schedule Here (.pdf)

More Information

For additional information about the Department of Engineering Education, please contact:

Dr. Monica Cox
Chair, EED
Phone: (614) 292–0573
Department of Engineering Education
The Ohio State University College of Engineering
244 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1275