The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Jennifer Turns to Professor, effective September 2012. Please join us in congratulating Professor Turns on her promotion!
Professor Turns researches the intersection of engineering education, cognitive/learning sciences, and user-centered design. Her engineering education work has focused on engineering design learning, knowledge integration, and disciplinary understanding, and has involved the use of a wide variety of research methods including verbal protocol analysis, concept mapping, and ethnography. Turns' ground-breaking research makes her one of the most highly-respected specialists in the engineering education field.