2023 ASEE Conference Schedule

Technical Sessions

Technical Session 1: Monday, June 26, 11AM-12:30 PM, Room 347

  • Impact of Computation in Undergraduate Curriculum : Alumni Perspective
    B. Ruşen Argun (University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign), Prof. Andre Schleife (), Dr. Cecilia Leal (Affiliation unknown), Prof. Dallas R. Trinkle (University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign), Prof. Nicola H. Perry (University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign), Prof. Jessica Krogstad (University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign), Dr. Matthew D. Goodman (University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign), Antonia Statt (Affiliation unknown), and Marie Agathe Charpagne (Affiliation unknown)
  • Differences Between First- and Third-Year Students’ Attitudes Toward Computational Methods in Engineering (WIP)
    Nina Perry (University of Michigan) and Dr. Timothy Chambers (University of Michigan)
  • Integrating programming-based modules into a materials characterization laboratory course to reinforce data science and scientific writing
    Enze Chen (University of California, Berkeley), Dr. Mark Asta (University of California, Berkeley), and Andrew Minor (University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
  • Using SolidWorks to improve student’s understanding of typical crystal structures
    Dr. Xiaobin Le (Wentworth Institute of Technology) and Prof. Masoud Olia P.E. (Wentworth Institute of Technology)
  • Improving the Quality of Data Graphics in Materials Education
    Dr. Barry Dupen (Purdue University Fort Wayne)


Technical Session 2: Monday, June 26, 1:30-3 PM, Rooom 347

  • Origami in Materials Engineering
    Dr. Anuja Kamat (Wentworth Institute of Technology)
  • Revealing the Bulk Mechanical Property Threshold for Thin Metallic Samples to Support a Desktop-Scale Stress-Strain Apparatus
    Miss Sofia Ahmed (University of Florida) and Dr. Matthew J. Traum ()
  • Introductory materials science: A project-based approach
    Dr. Lessa Kay Grunenfelder (University of Southern California)
  • WIP Paper: Engineering Materials Related Courses at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez (UPRM) after Hurricane Fiona Crossed the Island in September 2022
    Dr. Jayanta K. Banerjee (Purdue University at West Lafayette (COE))
  • Adoption of Cacpla Pedagogy Collaborate Approach to Improve Peer-Facilitated Tutorials in Material Science
    Dr. David Olubiyi Obada (Africa Centre of Excellence on New Pedagogies in Engineering Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria), Adrian Oshioname Eberemu (Affiliation unknown), Mr. Kazeem A. Salami (Ahmadu Bello University), Ayodeji Nathaniel Oyedeji (Ahmadu Bello University), Akinlolu Akande (Affiliation unknown), Fatai Olukayode Anafi (Ahmadu Bello University), and Abdulkarim Salawu Ahmed (Affiliation unknown)


Technical Session 3: Wednesday, June 28, 1:30-3 PM, Room 347

  • A New Paradigm for Learning the Fundamentals of Materials Science & Engineering [view paper]
    Dr. William D. Callister Jr. (University of Utah) and Dr. David G. Rethwisch (The University of Iowa)
  • An Undergraduate Research Project in Material Science for Improved Rapid Prototyping [view paper]
    Dr. Stephen Andrew Wilkerson P.E. (York College of Pennsylvania), Dr. Stephen N. Kuchnicki (York College of Pennsylvania), and Aidan T. McFall (Affiliation unknown)
  • Exploring how Different Instructional Methods Compare to Improve Student Performance and Satisfaction in an Online Environment. [view paper]
    Mr. Michael Roberts (University of Florida )
  • Making Learning Fun: Implementing a Gamified Approach to Materials Science and Engineering Education [view paper]
    Dr. Bosco Yu PhD, P.Eng (McMaster University, University of Victoria), Ms. Liza-Anastasia DiCecco (McMaster University), Mr. Andrew Lucentini (Affiliation unknown), Dr. Gerald Tembrevilla (Mount Saint Vincent University), Ms. Shayna Earle (McMaster University ), and Muhammad Arshad (Affiliation unknown)
  • Faculty-Led Videos of Real-World Industrial and Research Applications in a Materials Science Course [view paper]
    Dr. Carlos R. Corleto (Texas A&M University), Matt Pharr (Texas A&M University), Bruce A Conway (Texas A&M University), Dr. Shadi Balawi (Texas A&M University), and Prof. Bruce L. Tai (Texas A&M University )


Other Division Events

  • Business Meeting: Wednesday, June 28, 3:15-4:45 PM, Room 334
  • Social: Tuesday, June 27, 7-9 PM, Nando’s PERi-PERi chicken.

Division Newsletter: Spring 2023

The Materials Division Spring 2023 newsletter is now posted! Read inside for information on:

  • Upcoming events:
    • ASEE 2023
    • The North American Materials Education Symposium (NAMES)
    • The Elizabeth Judson Memorial Symposium at MS&T
  • Job Postings:
    • University of California, Irvine
    • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Award information
    • Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator
    • New Materials Educator


2022 Conference Highlights and Award Winners

We are looking forward to connecting with the division at the 2022 Annual Conference. The division will be hosting three presentation sessions, a business meeting, and a division social. The conference schedule is posted on the division Conference Information page and copied in this handout: Division Schedule

We also want to congratulate the winners of the three Materials Division Awards :

  • Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator: Elizabeth Holm, Carnegie Mellon University
  • New Engineering Educator:Robert Lowe, University of Dayton
  • Best Paper Award: Benjamin Thomas Afflerbach, Nafsaniath Fathema, Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel, Wendy C. Crone, Dane Morgan; University of Wisconsin



2021 Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Materials Division awards! These educators will be recognized at the virtual ASEE conference.

  • Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator: Steven Yalisove, University of Michigan
  • New Engineering Educator: Timothy Chambers, University of Michigan
  • Best Paper Award: Jacob Kelter, Jonathan Daniel Emery, Uri Wilensky; Northwestern University