Lesley Strawderman received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2005. She has also received a M.S.I.E. from Pennsylvania State University and a B.S.I.E. from Kansas State University. She joined the Industrial and Systems Engineering faculty at Mississippi State University in August 2006, where she currently serves as Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator. Dr. Strawderman’s research interests center around human factors and ergonomics. She is registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Mississippi and an active member of IIE, HFES, and ASEE.
Dr. Rani Warsi Sullivan is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Mississippi State University. Dr. Sullivan has teaching and research interests in the area of solid mechanics, aircraft materials and structures, and engineering education. Current research includes fiber optic strain sensing for development of an in-flight structural health monitoring system, characterization of the time-dependent deformation of polymer nanocomposites, and strength and vibration testing of full scale composite air vehicles.
Dr. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University. Dr. Mohammadi-Aragh investigates the formation of engineers during their undergraduate degree program, and the use of computing to measure and support that formation. She earned her Ph.D. in Engineering Education from Virginia Tech. In 2013, Dr. Mohammadi-Aragh was honored as a promising new engineering education researcher when she was selected as an ASEE Educational Research and Methods Division Apprentice Faculty.
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