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Career Progression of CISTAR Participants

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2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access

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Virtual Conference

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July 26, 2021

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July 26, 2021

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July 19, 2022

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NSF Grantees Poster Session

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NSF Grantees Poster Session

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5

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10.18260/1-2--36782

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Joana Marques Melo Purdue University Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0002-8365-0636

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Joana Marques Melo, PhD is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Engineering Education at Purdue University. Dr. Marques Melo graduated from Penn State University with a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering. She also earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from ISEP in Portugal, and her master's degree in Energy for Sustainable Development from UPC in Spain. Her research interests include quantitative and qualitative methods for engineering education research, diversity in engineering education, and technical communication in engineering.

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Maeve Drummond Oakes Purdue University

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Maeve Drummond Oakes, Assistant Director of Education for CISTAR, an NSF Engineering Research Center, has more than 20 years of experience managing academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students. She has worked extensively within the academic community and with external stakeholders. She implements the educational programs for university students, high school students and teachers that are central to the Engineering Workforce Development goals for CISTAR.

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Allison Godwin Purdue University Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0002-0741-3356

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Allison Godwin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Engineering Education and Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. Her research focuses what factors influence diverse students to choose engineering and stay in engineering through their careers and how different experiences within the practice and culture of engineering foster or hinder belongingness and identity development. Dr. Godwin graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Engineering and Science Education. Her research earned her a National Science Foundation CAREER Award focused on characterizing latent diversity, which includes diverse attitudes, mindsets, and approaches to learning, to understand engineering students’ identity development. She has won several awards for her research including the 2016 American Society of Engineering Education Educational Research and Methods Division Best Paper Award and the 2018 Benjamin J. Dasher Best Paper Award for the IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. She has also been recognized for the synergy of research and teaching as an invited participant of the 2016 National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium and the Purdue University 2018 recipient of School of Engineering Education Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the 2018 College of Engineering Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award.

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Abstract

The focus of this poster is the outcomes of programs to enhance the impact of students’ participation in summer programs to promote STEM career pathways through the Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR), a National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC). CISTAR NSF ERC’s mission is working in partnership with industry to develop technological innovations and build a diverse workforce to responsibly realize shale gas potential.

Marques Melo, J., & Drummond Oakes, M., & Godwin, A. (2021, July), Career Progression of CISTAR Participants Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. 10.18260/1-2--36782

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