Dr. Peter Rogers is a Professor of Practice in the Department of Engineering Education The Ohio State University. He joined the university in October 2008 bringing with him 35 years of industrial experience. His career includes senior leadership roles in engineering, sales, and manufacturing developing products using multidisciplinary teams to convert customer needs to commercially viable products and services.
Rogers co-led the development of an ABET-approved year-long Capstone design experience. With a focus on providing students with a broader experience base, the multidisciplinary program applies teams of engineers, business, design, and other students to work with companies to help them be more competitive. Rogers expanded this one-year program to a four-year Integrated Business and Engineering (IBE) honors program.
Rogers earned his Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, focused on mechanical engineering and manufacturing.
Dr. Davis is Visiting Professor in the Engineering Education Department at The Ohio State University and Emeritus Professor of Engineering Education at Washington State University. For three decades, he taught engineering design and led multi-institution teams in the development and testing of curriculum materials and assessments for engineering design learning. He is also the owner of Verity Design Learning LLC, a publisher of instructional materials for design reviews and teamwork development. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education. Dr. Davis received his PhD in Agricultural Engineering at Cornell University.
Sarah Winfree is an undergraduate research assistant in the Department of Engineering Education at The Ohio State University. She joined the University in August 2013 working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Engineering. Her career includes motivating students on how to succeed in academia and working on product development at Vesco Medical. She joined the research team in December 2015 and is currently working on assessing how motivation plays a role in student success in academia and industry.
Kaycee Ash is a Chemical Engineering undergraduate student at The Ohio State University. She started working towards her Bachelor’s of Science degree in August 2014. In the past, she has worked with other students by helping them better themselves academically, and she has worked on chemical manufacturing and transport at Ohio Chemical Services. She joined the research team in December of 2015 and is currently working on assessing motivation in academia.
Lin Ding, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. Dr. Ding’s scholarly interests lie in discipline-based STEM education research. His work includes theoretical and empirical investigations of student content learning, problem solving, reasoning skills, and epistemological development. Dr. Ding specializes in research-based assessment development and focuses primarily on the quantitative research paradigm. He has published numerous high-impact journal articles, book chapters, and research proceedings papers. In addition, Dr. Ding has been leading multiple federal and state projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Ohio Department of Education. Also, he frequently serves as an invited editorial board member, referee or panelist for various international journals, funding agencies, and professional associations.
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