Archive for September, 2018

CEEO’s Summer 2018 Undergraduate Internships

by Lynne Ramsey, Staff Assistant

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Every summer, Tufts Centering for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) hires between 30 and 40 Undergraduate Student Interns to work on various research, outreach initiatives, or operations support projects at the CEEO. This past summer we had 37 undergraduate students from Tufts and from a few other Universities working at the CEEO on the projects listed below.

 

Continue Reading September 27, 2018 at 10:50 am Leave a comment

Engaging Middle Schools Girls in Chemical Engineering

by Abey Klotz, Undergraduate Student in Chemical Engineering

ce3The National Science Foundation awards grants to young faculty to launch their research. Entitled CAREER grants, these grants task faculty with not only working on cutting-edge research but also sharing their work with the broader community. In Summer 2018, Professor Ayse Asatekin, from the Tufts Department of Chemical Engineering, partnered with the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) to develop and host a workshop for middle school girls. The goal of the workshop was to introduce the girls and to get them excited about the possibilities of chemical engineering.

Continue Reading September 25, 2018 at 11:12 am Leave a comment

Welcoming new PostDoc, Jenn Cross, to Tufts CEEO

By Jennifer Cross, Postdoctoral Research Associate

jenn2Jennifer Cross, Ph.D., is a new Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) where her primary research interests include investigating human-robot interaction in education contexts, developing novel programming interfaces for educational robots, and supporting diversity in engineering education. At the CEEO, she is teaching a course for the Teacher Engineering Education Program (TEEP) called Engineering and Science for Middle and High School Educators and working with Professor Chris Rogers on a number of research projects around robot programming. She is also helping to make improvements to the Human Factors Engineering program at Tufts.

Continue Reading September 25, 2018 at 10:09 am Leave a comment

Summer 2018 Design and Engineering Workshops

By Laura Fradin, Education Specialist

IMG_0079-XLThis summer, the CEEO hosted workshops for educators and students throughout the summer. As always, our workshop introduced participants to the CEEO approach to engineering design. Students and teachers came from the local area and as far away as Japan.

Continue Reading September 11, 2018 at 12:23 pm Leave a comment


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