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Angela Minichiello PhD, PE

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Engineering Education

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: ENGR 217
DialPhone: 435-797-6370
SendEmail: angie.minichiello@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Engineering Education, Utah State University, 2016
Toward Alternative Pathways: Nontraditional Student Success in a Distance –Delivered, Undergraduate Engineering Transfer Program
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997
The Development of a Heat Transfer Module for the Thermal Management of Sealed Electronic Enclosures
BS, Mechanical Engineering, (Aerospace), United States Military Academy, 1987

Licensures & Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer, Utah, State of Utah, 2002
Registered Professional Engineer, Colorado, State of Colorado, 2002

Biography

My research explores how advancements in educational technology, online learning, and knowledge of contemporary engineering practice can be used to improve access, participation, and inclusivity in engineering education.


Research Interests

My research explores how advancements in educational technology , online learning, and knowledge of contemporary engineering practice can be used to improve access, participation, and inclusivity in engineering education.

Awards

Nominated for ASCE Educator of the Year Award, 2018

USU Student Chapter, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2018

Department of Engineering Education

RGS Washington, DC Faculty Fellow, 2017

Utah State University, Office of Research and Graduate Studies (RGS)

Outstanding Graduate Scholar, 2016

USU College of Engineering

Online Course Selected for Online Teacher Certification Course, 2016

Center for Instructional Innovation and Design

Selected Participant: AERA Narrative Research Special Interest Group Doctoral Student Workshop, 2016

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Graduate Student International Travel Award, 2015

USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Ph.D. Student Travel Award, 2015

USU College of Engineering

Research Mentor of the Year, 2014

USU Regional Campuses

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2014

USU Brigham City

Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, 2014

Department of Engineering Education

Online Teaching Fellow, 2013

USU

Accepted as ABET Program Evaluator on behalf of ASME, 2010

ASME, ABET

Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) Best of Business Award, 2009

Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA)

NASA Langley Group Achievement Award, 2006

NASA

Space Dynamics Laboratory Outstanding Performance Award, 2005

Space Dynamics Laboratory

Best Paper Award Runner-up, 2000

7th Inter Society Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITHERM)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship, 1994

NSF

Distinguished Honor Graduate, 1993

US Army Aviation Officer's Advanced Course

Commandant's List Graduate, 1988

US Army Aviation Rotary Wing Flight School

Airborne and Air Assault School Graduate, 1987

Airborne and Air Assault School

Distinguished Graduate, 1987

US Military Academy

First Female Graduate, 1987

US Army JFK Special Warfare Center High Risk SERE School

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Minichiello, A.L, , (2016). Examining academic integrity in the postmodern: Undergraduates’ use of solutions to complete textbook-based engineering coursework (Chapter in Qualitative Research in STEM education: Studies of equity, access and innovation.): Qualitative Research in STEM education: Studies of equity, access and innovation.. Routledge/Taylor & Francis
    • Minichiello, A.L, Blake, T., Goodridge, W.H, Sam, D.D, Blackstock, A., Straight, N., (2015). Interdisciplinary team instruction in a distance-delivered first year engineering course (Chapter in Connected classrooms: Interdisciplinary approaches to distance teaching.): Connected classrooms: Interdisciplinary approaches to distance teaching.. Routledge/Taylor & Francis
    • Minichiello, A.L, , (2006). A first-order thermal analysis of balloon-borne air-cooled electronics (Chapter in Heat transfer calculations.): Heat transfer calculations. McGraw-Hill

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Magazine/Trade Publication

                • Belady, C., Minichiello, A.L, (2003). Effective thermal design for electronic systems. Electronics Cooling Magazine
                • Other

                • Minichiello, A.L, (2016). Toward alternative pathways: Nontraditional student success in a distance–delivered, undergraduate engineering transfer program. ProQuest
                • Minichiello, A.L, (2015). Sheri Sheppard: Teaching and Learning Scholarship in Engineering: Engineering Education Pioneers and Trajectories of Impact Project. University of Washington
                • Minichiello, A.L, (1997). The development of a heat transfer module (HTM) for the thermal management of electronic enclosures. Georgia Institute of Technology

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Spring 2018

                EED 7230 - Foundations of Engineering Education, Fall 2017

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2017

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Spring 2017

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2016

                ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Spring 2016

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2015

                ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Spring 2015

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2014

                ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Spring 2014

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Spring 2014

                ENGR 2010 - Engineering Mechanics Statics, Fall 2013

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2013

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2013

                ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Spring 2013

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2012

                ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Spring 2012

                ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials, Spring 2012

                ENGR 2010 - Engineering Mechanics Statics, Fall 2011

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2011

                ENGR 2030 - DYNAMICS, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2450 - ENGINEERING NUMERICAL METHODS, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2140 - STRENGTH OF MATRLS, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Fall 2010

                ENGR 2010 - Engineering Mechanics Statics, Fall 2010

                ENGR 1000 - Introduction to Engineering Design, Fall 2010

                ENGR 1000 - Introduction to Engineering Design, Fall 2010

                ENGR 1000 - Introduction to Engineering Design, Fall 2010

                MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Lori Caldwell, Engineering Education, August 2018
                Theresa Green, Engineering Education, July 2017
                Joel Hood, Engineering Education, August 2016 - January 2017