Nicole earned a B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering with a concentration in bioengineering from Kettering University (Flint, MI, USA) in 2012. The experiential learning program at Kettering allowed Nicole to work as a research assistant at Henry Ford Hospital’s Bone and Joint Center (Detroit, MI, USA) for 2.5 years where she developed a love of research. Nicole went on to earn her PhD in bioengineering from Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO, USA) in 2018. There she gained experience working as a graduate teaching assistant for computer aided engineering, biomedical engineering capstone design, and biomedical engineering introductory classes. She served as a Graduate Teaching Fellow for the College of Engineering during the 2016/2017 academic year. Nicole is currently a instructional post-doctoral fellow in the Transforming Engineering Education Laboratory within the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Michigan. Her engineering education interests include collaborative active learning, assessment methods and accreditation, and curriculum design.
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