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  1. Case Studies: First-Year Engineering Nanotechnology-based Design Projects

    04 Jul 2013 | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology as a research field presents many new opportunities and challenges for educating the next generation of engineers. In this paper, we attempt to understand the impact of this research team's initiatives to increase engineering students' awareness and understanding of...

  2. First-Year Engineering Students Explore Nanotechnology in Engineering

    04 Jul 2013 | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology is a promising field for advancement, but not many engineering students graduate with a sufficient understanding of nanotechnology and its potential. The purpose of this study is to understand whether first-year engineering (FYE) students can find connections between...

  3. First-Year Engineering Students' Nanotechnology Awareness, Exposure and Motivation Before and After Educational Interventions

    11 Nov 2014 | Contributor(s):: Yi Kong

    Educational interventions in first-year engineering programs can positively affect students’ awareness of nanotechnology by introducing students to basic nanotechnology concepts and motivating them to follow nanotechnology-related career paths. The research question examined in this study...

  4. First-Year Engineering Students' Learning of Nanotechnology through an Open-Ended Project

    04 Jul 2013 | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology is an innovative and highly active field of research and development that presents many opportunities for future graduates. Engineering students should be made more aware of the field of nanotechnology and its potential impact on their academics, careers, and lives. This research...

  5. Introduction to nanoHUB Project for ENGR 132

    10 Feb 2015 | Contributor(s):: Krishna Madhavan

    This presentation introduces ENGR 132 students to nanoHUB. It also lays out the basic requirements for the ENGR 132 project (Spring 2015). The presentation includes a basic explanation of what a mathematical model is and its connection to a simulation.

  6. Normal Distribution

    23 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Ogaga Daniel Odele, Francesca Polo, Hanjun Xian, Krishna P. C. Madhavan

    Simulate the normal distribution curve with varying mean and standard deviation

  7. Sample Assessment Rubric

    15 Jun 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan, Kelsey Joy Rodgers

    This is an assessment rubric that we used in Spring 2013 to assess students' projects. This particular rubric was used to assess submissions for Milestones 4,5, 6, 8, and 9.

  8. Sample Memo to Introduce Students to the Projects

    15 Jun 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan, Kelsey Joy Rodgers

    This is a memo that we used in Spring 2013 to introduce students to their assigned project. It contains a brief introduction to nanoHUB.org and nanotechnology, a list of criteria, a list of milestones, and some learning objectives.