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To Sink Or Swim: Effective Strategies For Maintaining And Nurturing An Asee Student Chapter

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Graduate Student Experiences

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Graduate Studies

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13.1293.1 - 13.1293.10



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Reginald Rogers University of Michigan

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Reginald Rogers is a 4th year Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He holds a B.S. degree from MIT and M.S. degree from Northeastern University, both in Chemical Engineering. While at Northeastern, Reginald served as a teaching assistant to many Chemical Engineering courses including Material & Energy Balances, Thermodynamics, and Transport Processes. He was awarded several teaching awards and served on the TA leadership committee focused on improvement of the teaching assistant position in the classroom at Northeastern. Reginald also served as President of the ASEE student chapter at the University of Michigan from 2005-2007. His current research is focused on the self-assembly of colloidal crystal structures for various applications. Upon finishing his degree, Reginald plans to return to industry before pursuing a position at the university level.

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Anthony Lachawiec University of Michigan

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Anthony J. Lachawiec Jr. is a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He currently serves as the ASEE Student Chapter President and has been a Graduate Student Instructor for undergraduate laboratory courses at both the University of Michigan and Lehigh University. In addition to educational endeavors as a classroom instructor, he has served as a research mentor and tutor to Master’s students. His dissertation research is focused on the spillover mechanism for hydrogen storage by adsorption on microporous and nanoporous carbon materials. Upon graduation, he hopes to obtain a faculty position at a teaching-intensive institution in chemical engineering or chemistry.

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Jeffrey Ringenberg University of Michigan

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Jeff Ringenberg is a lecturer at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering. His research interests include methods for bringing technology into the classroom and studying the effects of social networking on learning.

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Rogers, R., & Lachawiec, A., & Ringenberg, J. (2008, June), To Sink Or Swim: Effective Strategies For Maintaining And Nurturing An Asee Student Chapter Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3518

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