Matthew Roberts has been teaching at UW-Platteville since 2002. He is originally from Denver, Colorado and attended Brigham Young University for his B.S. in Civil Engineering. He then spent four years as a civil engineering officer in the U.S. Air Force. After his military service, he completed graduate work at Texas A&M University. He teaches classes on reinforced concrete design, structural steel design, and other structural engineering topics.
Carol Haden is s Senior Evaluator with Magnolia Consulting, LLC. She holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on program evaluation from Northern Arizona University. Dr. Haden has extensive experience in the evaluation of formal STEM education projects across the K-20 spectrum and the evaluation of informal STEM Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) programs. She has designed and implemented evaluations of programs funded by the National Science Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Arizona Board of Regents, Goddard Space Flight Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Arizona Department of Education, among others. She has a special interest in supporting exemplary and equitable science education for traditionally underserved populations.
Dr. M. Keith Thompson is currently an associate professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Dr. Thompson received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from The University of Texas in Austin and his B.S. degree from North Carolina State University. He is a member of ASEE, ASCE, and ACI. His research interests include reinforced concrete design, civil engineering curriculum reform, student retention, and advising. He is currently working on research related to integration of infrastructure issues into the civil engineering curriculum and the use of data analytics to improve student retention.
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