Assoc Professor, Polytechnic Sch EGR Prgrms
Adam Carberry is an Associate Professor in The Polytechnic School within Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools of Engineering. He currently serves as the Graduate Program Chair for the Engineering Education Systems & Design (EESD) Ph.D. program and manages the Seeking Transformations in Engineering Education through Research (STEER) Lab. He often teaches use-inspired design or introductory materials & manufacturing at the undergraduate level and EESD graduate courses. Teaching recognition includes a Top 5% teaching award in 2015-2016.
His primary areas of interest within the broad discipline of engineering education include: 1) developing new classroom innovations and assessment techniques for pre-college and college students, 2) identifying new ways to empirically understand engineering student and educator experiences, 3) understanding effective faculty mentorship, and 4) evaluating large engineering research centers. Funding for his work has come from National Science Foundation, The Lemelson Foundation, The Kern Family Foundation, and The Leona M. and Harry S. Helmsley Charitable Trust. Notable projects include Engineering for Us All (e4usa) (video), Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Off-Grid Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT), and Mentorship 360. His work has been recognized by an American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Educational Research and Methods Division Apprentice Faculty Award and a Frontiers in Education New Faculty Award. He was also selected as a Fulbright Specialist where he visited École Nationale Supérieure des Mines in Rabat, Morocco.
Prior to coming to ASU, he briefly worked at Sikorsky Aircraft before joining the Tufts’ Center for Engineering Education and Outreach. He has facilitated and lead LEGO-based outreach opportunities for K-12 teachers, students, and FIRST coaches since 2005 all around the world. He has served in many volunteer roles through ASEE. Currently, he is the past chair of the Research in Engineering Education Network (REEN) governing board, Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Engineering Education, and co-maintainer of the Engineering Education Community Resource wiki.
Learning Futures Podcast Episode - Creating an Engineering Identity
Faculti Video Profile - Classification of Grading Systems