Research Faculty

Future Work and Learning

Research Faculty

As applied problem solvers, we develop and apply innovative training and learning approaches that empower people to fulfill an active role in society through education, participation, engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Each faculty member on our research team brings unique industry experience and far-reaching academic collaborations from a wide range of disciplines, including:

  • Computational Thinking & Cyberlearning
  • STEM Education Research
  • Design
  • User Experience
  • Organization and Leadership
  • Workforce Development
Mesut Akdere

Mesut Akdere

Associate Professor, TLI & Director, Purdue HRD VR Lab

 

Human resources, STEM workforce development, simulated training (virtual augmented, and mixed reality), and organization development and change 

Asunda

Paul Asunda

Assistant Professor, TLI

 

Integrated STEM education, career and college success; assessment and transfer of learning; and Professional development practices across the professional continuum

Bartholomew

Scott Bartholomew

Assistant Professor, TLI

 

STEM education, design assessment and pedagogy

benes

Bedrich Benes

Professor, CGT and CS (courtesy)

 

Geometric modeling and computer graphics

Fred Berry

Frederick Berry

Professor, SOET

 

Capstone education, STEM education, power systems

bosman

Lisa Bosman

Assistant Professor, TLI

 

STEM education, competency-based learning

byrd

Vetria Byrd

Assistant Professor, CGT

 

Data visualization, visualization of heterogeneous data, higher order thinking, visualization capacity building

Crawford

Brett Crawford

Assistant Professor, TLI

 

Organization theory, institutional theory, and multimodality

Debs

Luciana Debs

Assistant Professor, CMT

 

Design and construction integration, problem solving in multidisciplinary environments, team communication

Duval-Couetil

Nathalie Duval-Couetil

Professor, TLI & Director, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

entrepreneurship, innovation and professional development education for diverse populations in the new economy

Kao

Dominic Kao

Assistant Professor, CIT

 

Human-computer interaction, STEM education, games, virtual/augmented reality

Keller

Julius Keller

Assistant Professor, SATT

 

General aviation human factors, safety programs, flight training and education

Lucietto

Anne M Lucietto

Assistant Professor, ET

 

Renewable/sustainable STEM education, energy

Mousas

Christos Mousas

Assistant Professor, CGT

 

Computer animation, computer graphics, virtual reality

Parsons

Paul Parsons

Assistant Professor, CGT

 

Human-computer interaction, learning technologies, cognitive psychology

Sparkling

Anthony Sparkling

Assistant Professor, CMT

 

Project teams, human factors, STEM careers

Strimel

Greg Strimel

Assistant Professor, TLI

 

P-12 STEM education, design thinking