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Samantha Brunhaver

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2180
Biography

Samantha Brunhaver is an Assistant Professor within The Polytechnic School, one of six schools in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. Her primary areas of expertise and interest within the broad discipline of engineering education and workforce development include: engineering career pathways and career decision-making, undergraduate student persistence, professional engineering practice, faculty pedagogical risk-taking, and user-centered design. She is a mixed-methods researcher, utilizing both qualitative and quantitative approaches. She joined the ASU faculty in 2014 and teaches courses in the undergraduate engineering program as well as the Engineering Education Systems and Design PhD program.

Brunhaver was a recipient of the 2014 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Educational Research and Methods (ERM) Division Apprentice Faculty Grant and the 2017 ASEE ERM Best Paper Award. She was also an invited participant to the 2016 National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. Prior to joining ASU, she worked as an engineer at A. W. Chesterton, Boston Scientific, and Procter & Gamble before joining the Stanford Center for Design Research as a graduate researcher in the Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education. She is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers, the American Educational Research Association, and Tau Beta Pi.

Education
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering,¬†Northeastern University
Research Activity
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 592Research
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 792Research
EGR 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 792Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 673App Quant Meth Eng Ed Res
EGR 792Research
EGR 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 572Quant Meth in Eng Ed Res
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 592Research
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 792Research
EGR 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 671Application of Qual Methods
EGR 792Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 592Research
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 792Research
EGR 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 671Application of Qual Methods
EGR 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-TPSThe ASU Experience
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
EGR 572Quant Meth in Eng Ed Res
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 592Research
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
EGR 792Research
EGR 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 599Thesis
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 217Engr Mechanics Fundamentals
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 599Thesis
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 599Thesis
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 202Use-Inspired Design Project II