Awards & Funding2019-09-23T20:02:41-05:00

Awards & Funding

Funding & Selected Projects

Total Funding: $6.5 M

Collaborative Research: Pushing Students Away: Developing a Research Agenda for Broadening Participation of African Americans in Engineering and Computer Science. PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Walter Lee, Bevlee Watford), (2017), National Science Foundation, NSF-1926935. Total Award: $571,155. Abstract

Communicating Across the Researcher Practitioner Divide. CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Bevlee Watford), (2019), National Science Foundation, NSF-1911331. Total Award: $49,890. Abstract

Collaborative Research: Immersive Virtual Reality with Haptic Feedback to Improve Safety Hazard Recognition, Assessment, and Decision-Making Among Construction Professionals, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Steven Ayer at ASU), National Science Foundation, NSF-1917550. Total Award: $750,000. Abstract

Collaborative Research: Impact of the Emerging Engineering Education Research and Innovation Community. CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Ann McKenna, Karl Smith, Donna Riley, Audeen Fentimen), (2017-2019), National Science Foundation, NSF-1736493, Total Award: $300,000. Abstract

Collaborative Research: Mixed reality to enable authentic design and construction engineering learning experiences, CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Steven Ayer, Wei Wu), (2017-2020), National Science Foundation, IIS-1735878, Total Award: $550,000. Abstract

Project-based Learning as a Mechanism for Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Mindset in an Undergraduate Engineering Statistics Course, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, Kern Family Foundation/ASU, Total Award: $9,957

Collaborative Research: Pushing Students Away: Developing a Research Agenda for Broadening Participation of African Americans in Engineering and Computer Science, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Walter Lee and Bevlee Watford), National Science Foundation, BPE-1647281, Total Collaborative Award: $571,155 | Abstract

Collaborative Research: Workshops to Develop a Community-Informed Framework Characterizing the Impact of Engineering Education R&D, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Maura Borrego), National Science Foundation, EEC-1564629, Total Collaborative Award: $177,000. | Abstract

Awards & Special Recognition

Best Research Paper Award, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Division, American Society for Engineering Education, 2018

Keynote Speaker: 2017 NSF Engineering Education & Centers Grantees Conference. Theme: Increasing Impact

Best Teaching Paper Award, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Division, American Society for Engineering Education, 2017

Poly Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, The Polytechnic School, Arizona State U.

Best Overall Paper Award, Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Victoria, Australia, 2015