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Shamsnaz S. Virani, Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley, earned her Ph.D.in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Alabama, Huntsville. She also holds a M.S. in human factors engineering from Wright State University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from The University of Pune, India. Prior to joining Penn State, Virani worked with the Research Institute for Manufacturing and Engineering Systems at the University of Texas, El Paso. She was also a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama, Huntsville. Virani’s research interests include engineering education, empirical software quality, and cognitive perspectives of systems engineering teams. She teaches decision and risk analysis, software systems architecture, and systems integration, verification, and validation. She is a member of ASEE (American Society of Engineering Education) and IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers).
Iris B. Burnham is the Founder and Superintendent of the Burnham Wood Charter School District in El Paso, Texas. The Da Vinci School serves grades 5-12 and has been designated an Innovative STEM Academy by the Texas Education Agency. Burnham 's career includes more than 30 years of teaching, designing curriculum and implementation of education programs for students of all ages including new teachers.
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