Dept of Mechanical Engineering and Institute for Systems Research
- Doctor of Philosophy: Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1995.
Thesis: "An Implementation Using Grammars of an Abstraction-Based Model of Mechanical Design for Design Optimization and Design Space Characterization"”
Advisor: Professor Jonathan Cagan
- Master of Science: Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1991.
- Bachelor of Science: Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1989.
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1992-present)
- American Society of Engineering Education (1997-present)
- Pi Tau Sigma (1997-present)
- Society of Manufacturing Engineers, (2000-present)
- Society of Women Engineers, (1995-present)
- Associate Professor: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, August 2001-Present
- Assistant Professor: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, August 1995-July 2001
- Teaching and research in design topics including: theory, methodology, decision-making, and engineering education, with emphasis on developing design strategies and automated tools to aid in the conceptual design process
- Research Assistant: Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, September 1988-August 1991
- Engineer: Flexible Machining Center, Sauer-Sundstrand, Ames, IA, May 1990-September 1990.
- Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2002-2005.
- Associate Editor, Journal of Design and Manufacturing Automation, September 2000-September 2003.
- Co-Guest Editor Journal of Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis, Special Issue on Decision Based Design, Volumes 2-3, 2000.
- Cambridge University Press
- AIAA Journal
- ASEE Journal of Engineering Education
- ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
- ASME Transactions, Journal of Computing & Information Science in Engineering (JCISE)
- Computer-Aided Design, Special Issue on Conceptual Design
- Computer-Aided Design, (CAD-D-05-00065)
- Engineering Design and Automation Journal
- European Journal of Operations Research
- IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computing
- IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation
- IIE Transactions
- INFORMS Journal on Computing
- International Journal of Computers Systems and Signals (IJCSS)
- Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems
- Research in Engineering Design
- AAAS Project 2061, Atlas of Science Literacy, Vol, 2. 2007.,
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