Mary McCormick is a PhD student in STEM Education at Tufts University. She received a BS in Civil Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell and an MS in Civil Engineering from Tufts University. Her current research involves exploring how elementary students' nascent resources for engineering design emerge during integrated engineering and literacy activities.
Kristen B. Wendell is Assistant Professor of Elementary Science Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Center of Science and Mathematics in Context at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Brian O’Connell received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2006. He then worked for Kollmorgen Electro/Optical as a mechanical engineer developing periscopes and optrontic masts. In 2011, he returned to academia to pursue his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. He aspires to become a professor of mechanical engineering after graduation focusing his research in engineering design, educational technologies, and engineering education.
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