REV 2020 to be held at UGA

The 17th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation will be held on February 26-28, 2020 in Athens, GA.  EETI faculty member, Dominik May, EETI faculty member serves as chair, and Joachim Walter, EETI Founder and Director, seres as program co-chair.  UGA College of Engineering faculty member and recipient of an EETI research initiation […]


EETI wins best overall paper award at the 2019 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference

EETI is excited to announce that Drs. Nicola Sochacka, Joachim Walther, John Morelock, Nathanial Hunsu, and Peter Carnell have won the overall best paper award at 30th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, AAEE2019!  The paper, titled “Cultivating a culture of scholarly teaching and learning: An ecological approach to institutional change in […]


EETI wins the University System of Georgia Teaching Excellence Award for Department or Program

We are excited to announce that EETI has won the 2020 Teaching Excellence Award for Department or Program from the University System of Georgia (USG)!  This is an extremely competitive award in the State of Georgia, with each nominee competing with the top nominee from each of USG’s 26 higher education institutions, and we are […]


EETI faculty present papers at Australasian Association for Engineering Education

EETI faculty members, Joachim Walter, Nicola Sochacka, and Nathaniel Hunsu, will present papers at the 30th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, AAEE2019. Papers include: How mental models impact students’ engagement with empathic communication exercises by Kathryn M. Youngblood, Nicola W. Sochacka, Joachim Walther, & Shari E. Miller Cultivating a culture of scholarly […]


Forum: Distinguished Speaker Dr. Karl Reid, Executive Director, NSBE

EETI’s a distinguished speaker seminar will be by Dr. Karl Reid, Executive Director of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). The forum will take place Monday, November 18, from 12:30 – 2 PM in Coverdell 175. In their recent book, “A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education,” David Goldberg and Mark Somerville […]


Racheida Lewis gives STEM Alumna remarks at College Success Foundation

Racheida Lewis past a recipient of a scholarship from College Success Foundation, who provides unique integrated system of supports and scholarships to inspire underserved, low-income students to finish high school, graduate from college and succeed in life. To see her remarks, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iypVH06oLdg.


Congratulations to Drs. Gomillion & Sochacka on Their Recent NSF Award on Microcultures in Engineering Laboratories

EETI is pleased to congratulate Drs. Cheryl Gomillion and Nicola Sochacka on their recent NSF grant, entitled “An Investigator Development Plan for Building Capacity to Explore Diverse Microcultures in Graduate Engineering Research Laboratories.” The goal of this project is to build the educational research expertise required to study diverse microcultures in graduate research settings. Such […]


EETI faculty receives $1M NSF award to create institute for research methods

Drs. Joachim Walther and Nicola Sochacka will create the The ProQual Institute (PQI) for research Methods in STEM education. The overarching goal of this project is to expand the community of scholars who have the skills to conduct high quality, qualitative and mixed methods research in STEM education. Walther and Sochacka will achieve this goal […]


Fall 2019 Activities

Announcing EETI’s Fall 2019 semester activities. Activities include four engineering education forums, a faculty learning community on the topic of metacognition, peer mentoring breakfasts, and a teaching & learning book club.  EETIncubator will meet regularly to develop projects as part of a supportive cohort. The flyer for all activities is available here.


A Successful Year for UGA at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference

We were excited to see a strong showing at the 2019 ASEE Annual Meeting from more than 25 faculty and graduate students in UGA’s College of Engineering, several of whom were funded to attend through EETI’s Travel Fellowship Program.  UGA attendees accounted for 16 presentations across 12 ASEE divisions and three posters in the NSF […]

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