Brown Elected NSPE Education Foundation Trustee

Ph.D. candidate Adrian Brown was elected to serve a three year term as a Trustee of the National Society of Professional Engineers Education Foundation. The NSPE Education Foundation works to provide scholarships to engineering students, to promote engineering and foster… Read More

Douglas Begins Term on ASEE Board of Directors

Elliot Douglas began a three-year term on the American Society for Engineering Education Board of Directors at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition in June. Earlier in the year he was elected as Professional Interest Council I Chair. In this… Read More

Dietz, Simonds, Kummerlen graduate

Three members of E2C graduated at UF commencement ceremonies held April 28-May 1. Gretchen Dietz graduated with her PhD in environmental engineering. Her dissertation was titled “A Narrative Exploration of the Influences of Internship Experiences on the Identities of Black… Read More

Paper on Culturally Contextualized Making

The third and final paper in a series on culturally contextualized making with the Diné people has been published in the Journal of American Indian Education (see In this paper former Ph.D. student Daniel Frank created a framework for… Read More

30th Anniversary of Douglas’s First Publication

December 1, 2021, marked the 30th anniversary of Elliot Douglas’s first peer-reviewed publication. The article, Thermal analysis and optical microscopy of modified polystyrene-poly(ethyl acrylate) blends containing specific interactions, was published in the journal Macromolecules and was part of his PhD… Read More

New Article in JEE

An article based on former E2C PhD student Dr. Daniel Frank’s dissertation has been published in the Journal of Engineering Education’s October, 2021, issue. Titled “Investigating culturally contextualized making with the Navajo Nation”, this research used phenomenography to explore the… Read More

Caitlyn Simonds Joins E2C

PhD student Caitlyn Simonds has joined the Engineering Education Collaborative. She will be analyzing data collected as part of a project on diversity and inclusion in engineering. Caitlyn is a second-year grad student in Mechanical Engineering at UF. She grew… Read More

Corbo-Ferreira Participated in MIT REU

Undergraduate student Florencia Corbo-Ferreira spent summer 2021 at a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at MIT. She worked with Dr. Brent Minchew and Meghana Ranganathan from the Glacier Dynamics and Remote Sensing Group. Her research aimed to estimate changes… Read More

E2C Papers at ASEE Conference

The Engineering Education Collaborative presented two papers at the ASEE Annual Conference held virtually July 26-29, 2021.  Undergraduate student Kayla Kummerlen presented An Autoethnographic Account of a Female Engineering Intern in session T251·Women in Engineering Division Technical Session 8 on… Read More

Brown selected for Dissertation Institute

PhD student Adrian Brown was selected to participate in the fifth annual Dissertation Institute. The Dissertation Institute was established for underrepresented engineering doctoral students across the U.S. to learn skills that help progress toward their dissertation.  Brown will participate in… Read More