Dr. Xia Wang is an associate professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University. Her research and teaching interests lie in the areas of fluid mechanics and heat transfer, with an emphasis on fuel cell and battery technology. She was the program director for the NSF-funded project entitled “Research Experience for Teachers in Alternative Energy and Automotive Engineering: Energize K-12 Teaching and Learning" at Oakland University.
Dr. Bowe is an Assistant Professor at Oakland University in Rochester Michigan. She earned a Ph.D. in Education Psychology with a focus in Quantitative Methods in Education. Her interests are in evaluation practices for school-based initiatives, instrument development, the psycho-social development of immigrant adolescents, and education evaluation within the Caribbean.
Brian K. Dean is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oakland University. He received the B.S.E.E. for the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY, USA in 2006, the M.S.E.E. in 2008, and the Ph.D. in 2012. Dr. Dean’s research interests include biomimetics, sensors, bioinstrumentation, and signal processing. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, ASEE, SPIE, and IEEE.
Director of Outreach, Recruitment and Retention, and Associate Professor
School of Engineering and Computer Science (SECS)
Director of Engineering and Energy Education
OU Inc Clean Energy Research Center (CERC)
OU Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Faculty Fellow
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