Thomas Litzinger
Thomas Litzinger
Director of the Leonhard Center and Assistant Dean, Educational Innovation and Accreditation The Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education
Joined OEC on 04/07/2016
Thomas A. Litzinger is Assistant Dean for Educational Innovation and Accreditation, Director of the Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Penn State. His work in engineering education involves curricular reform, teaching and learning innovations, assessment, and faculty development. He has collaborated for more than 15 years with colleagues in the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State in offering workshops that assist engineering faculty members in integrating ethics into their courses. Dr. Litzinger has more than 50 publications related to engineering education including lead authorship of an invited article in the 100th Anniversary issue of JEE and of an invited chapter on translation of research to practice for the first edition of the Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research. He serves as an Associate Editor for Advances in Engineering Education. He was selected as a Fellow of ASEE in 2008 and of ASME in 2012. He holds a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Penn State, an M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from RPI, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton.
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