Month: January 2015

January 15, 2015 1 comment

Keith Hohn, Ph.D. Professor Chemical Engineering Kansas State University Engineering educators are dedicated to providing their students with rigorous training in engineering fundamentals that will enable them to become capable practitioners. To do this, most engineering professors follow a similar script: first, introduce and derive the fundamental equations describing some physical phenomenon and, second, apply…

January 3, 2015 1 comment

Todd Zakrajsek, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill People make New Year’s Resolutions to address any number of areas in which improvement is desired (e.g., exercise more, spend more time with family, volunteer more, travel more). As a long-time faculty member I can honestly say that it did not occur to me for the…