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Dr. David A. Delaine

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Assistant Professor in Engineering Education


  • Electrical Engineering, B.S., Northeastern University

  • Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Northeastern University

  • Post-Doctoral, Escola Politecnica Da Universidade Sao Paulo

Teaching Experience (OSU):

  • Pedagogy,Learning Theory and Assessment in Engineering Education

  • Engineering Education Seminar

  • Foundations and the Field of Engineering Education

Research Experience (OSU): 

  • Founder of The Inclusive Community-Based Learning Lab

  • Director of Poli-EDU

Leadership Experience:

  • IEEE EPICS educational committee

  • Founding Advisor – Latina and Latina Engineering Graduate Association (LLEGA) – May 2017 - Present

  • Vice-Chair Graduate Studies Committee – The OSU Department of Engineering Education – June 2016 – October 2017

  • International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) – Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion – October ’16 – October 2018

  • Founder Poli-Edu – Engineering Education Research Group at the Escola Politecnica da Universidade de São Paulo

Dr. David A. Delaine is an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University Department of Engineering Education. He strives to creatively impact Diversity and Inclusion through investigating the intersections of engineering, education, and society. He is currently serving his second term as an executive member of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) as a Vice President, representing Diversity and Inclusion. He has obtained a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Drexel University, in Philadelphia, USA He has served as a Fulbright Scholar at the Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo. Dr. Delaine is a co-founder and past president of the Student Platform for Engineering Education Development (SPEED).

Dr. David A. Delaine is currently developing The Inclusive Community-Based Learning Lab. The lab is performing research on collaborative processes within informal educational settings for the development of socially responsible engineering citizens. Community engagement, boundary spanning, and global diversity and inclusions are cornerstones of the laboratory’s efforts.

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