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Laura Genik

Laura Genik

Laura Genik

Director, Applied Engineering Sciences

Biography

Dr. Genik, has been the of Director Applied Engineering Sciences since January 2015. Prior to that time, she taught in the CoRe program at MSU and the ME Department. She began her academic career at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, and served as visiting faculty at Wayne State University before coming to Michigan State University in January 2007. Her scholarly research emphasizes engineering pedagogy. Dr. Genik has been recognized at each institution she has taught at with Outstanding Teaching nominations and awards, including the Withrow Teaching Award at MSU from the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2012. Dr. Genik was nominated and selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium for innovative, young engineering educators in 2014.

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Awards
National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, Oct 26-29, 2014, Irvine, CA.
Adams Academy Fellow, Michigan State University, Academic Year 2014-2015.
ASEE 2014 National Effective Teaching Institute 2 (NETI-2) July 14-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
ASEE 2014 National Effective Teaching Institute (NETI-1A) Jan 4-6, 2014, New Orleans, LA.
Withrow Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, Michigan State University, 2012.
Education
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering Michigan State University 1998, dissertation title “A computational approach to simultaneous two-dimensional heat and mass transfer in a heat generating porous media”
MS Mechanical Engineering Michigan State University 1994
BS Mechanical Engineering Michigan State University 1991
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