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Mark Huerta
Assistant professor
Department of Engineering Education, Virginia Tech


  • authentic and experiential learning
  • project-based learning in first-year design courses
  • service learning in engineering education
  • humanitarian engineering
  • professional development and mentorship
  • mindfulness in engineering education

“Through the EESD program, I was able to connect with outstanding faculty that are passionate about improving engineering education. I developed a systems-level view of engineering education and learned the best practices for conducting effective research within the field. The EESD program also helped shape my teaching perspective and prepared me well to be a successful faculty member.”