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STEM Center Represented at 123rd ASEE National Conference in New Orleans

Wed, 31 August, 2016 at 11:55 am

Cañada College was represented by STEM Center faculty, staff, and students at the 123rd ASEE National Conference in New Orleans on June 26-29. The STEM Center team consisted, of Amelito Enriquez, Denise Hum, Nick Langhoff, Anna Camacho, Courtney Hadsell and Tracy Huang, presented a total of seven separate papers that highlight STEM Center programs. 

Below is a list of the papers that were presented at the conference and will be published as part of the conference proceedings:

  • Student Characteristics and Academic Variables Associated with STEM Transfer Students from Community Colleges
  • Measuring the Effectiveness of an Intensive Math Preparation Program to Enhance the Success of Underrepresented Students in Engineering
  • Physics Jam, a Physics Preparation Program to Increase Student Performance and Success in Introductory Physics Courses
  • Developing a Comprehensive Online Transfer Engineering Curriculum: Assessing the Effectiveness of an Online Engineering Graphics Course
  • Developing Resources to Support Comprehensive Transfer Engineering Curricula: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Hybrid Materials Science Course
  • Toward a Comprehensive Online Transfer Engineering Curriculum: Assessing the Effectiveness of an Online Engineering Circuits Laboratory Course
  • Developing a Comprehensive Online Transfer Engineering Curriculum: Designing an Online Introduction to Engineering Course

The conference was attended by close to 5,000 participants, with more than 300 technical sessions and 1,600 published papers. Amelito Enriquez was also elected the Chair and Nick Langhoff the Secretary/Treasurer of the ASEE Two-Year College Division for the next two years. Two teams of Cañada Engineering Design Club students also participated in the ASEE Two-Year College Division Design Competition. The Robotics Team consisted of students: Andrea Chlarson, Chen Wang, Ryan Carroll, Ricardo Carretero, Jessica Carrasquilla, Victor Melara, Juan Casildo, Jesus Cabello and Timmothy Enbom. 

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