- Ph.D. Engineering Education and Chemistry, Purdue University, 2008
- M.S. Chemistry, Purdue University, 2006
- B.E. Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2003
Front-end design processes; idea generation; engineering creativity and innovation; divergent and convergent thinking; design cognition; socially-engaged design; socio-technical engineering skillsets; design ethnography; design problem finding and framing; concept development; cross-disciplinary design practices; prototypes; design education.