Ann McKenna

School Dir (ACD) & Professor

  • 833 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1997 …2023
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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 833 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 48 Conference contribution
  • 3 Conference article
  • 2 Chapter
2019

Meet the engineering education pioneers - Panel roundtable

Brunhaver, S., Yasuhara, K., Case, J., Newstetter, W., Turns, J., Carberry, A., Allendoerfer, C., Finelli, C., Sheppard, S., London, J., Atman, C., McKenna, A., Smith, K. & Watson, K., Mar 4 2019, Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8658786. (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE; vol. 2018-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering education
engineering
education
graduate
Students
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
Students
engineering
student
language
Values
Students
engineering
student
public institution
Factor analysis

Engineering deans' perspectives on the value of entrepreneurial thinking in engineering education

Huerta, M. V., London, J. & McKenna, A., Jun 23 2018, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2018-June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Engineering education
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring making-based pedagogy in undergraduate mezzanine-level engineering courses

Sheppard, M. S., Jordan, S., Lande, M. & McKenna, A., Jun 23 2018, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2018-June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Students
Curricula
Engineering education
1 Citation (Scopus)
Curricula
Innovation
Students

The entrepreneurial mindset: Using the questions of what, why, and how as an organizing framework

McKenna, A., Lichtenstein, G., Weilerstein, P. & Monroe-White, T., Jan 1 2018, In : Advances in Engineering Education. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineering education
engineering
community
education

The role of the visualization tool dia2 in supporting stem researchers, educators, and administrators

London, J., McKenna, A., Huang, W., Molnar, A. & Cruz, S. N., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 34, 3, p. 1104-1119 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

visualization
Visualization
educator
Education
education
2017

Catalyzing a research agenda for enhancing engineering education through institutional collaborations

Buffinton, K. W., Manno, V. P., Helble, J. J., Lord, S. M., McKenna, A. & Ohland, M. W., Jun 24 2017, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2017-June

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineering education
Students
Technical presentations
Scalability
Innovation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cultivating the entrepreneurial mindset through design: Insights from thematic analysis of first-year engineering students' reflections

Huerta, M. V., London, J., Trowbridge, A., Avalos, M. A., Huang, W. & McKenna, A., Jun 24 2017, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2017-June

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Engineers
Engineering education
Curricula
Teaching

FIE 2017: Reviewing the past, predicting the future

Atman, C. J., Eschenbach, E., Finelli, C., Imbrie, P. K., Lord, S., McKenna, A., Richards, L. G., Shuman, L. & Smith, K. A., Dec 12 2017, FIE 2017 - Frontiers in Education, Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-October. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering education
engineering
Accreditation
Pipelines
education
2 Citations (Scopus)
Engineering education
Risk management
3 Citations (Scopus)

Students’ Misconceptions about Semiconductors and Use of Knowledge in Simulations

Nelson, K. G., McKenna, A., Brem, S. K., Hilpert, J., Husman, J. & Pettinato, E., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Engineering Education. 106, 2, p. 218-244 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Semiconductor materials
simulation
student
knowledge
2016

Capturing the differences between two virtual communities of practice models for faculty development

Nelson, K. G., McKenna, A., Guerra, R. C. C. & Pimmel, R., Jun 26 2016, 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Education
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Innovation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of written versus verbal peer feedback for design projects

Carberry, A., Brunhaver, S., Csavina, K. R. & McKenna, A., 2016, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 32, 3, p. 1458-1471 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Feedback
student
criticism
communication skills
12 Citations (Scopus)

Entrepreneurial thinking in interdisciplinary student teams

Neumeyer, X. & McKenna, A., 2016, In : Advances in Engineering Education. 5, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
peer review
expert
entrepreneurship

Innovation corps for learning (I-Corps™ L): Assessing the potential for sustainable scalability of educational innovations

Smith, K. A., McKenna, A., Guerra, R. C. C., Korte, R. & Swan, C., Jun 26 2016, 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Scalability
Innovation
Education
Engineering education
Sustainable development
6 Citations (Scopus)

Instigating a revolution of additive innovation: An educational ecosystem of making and risk taking

McKenna, A., Kellam, N., Lande, M., Brunhaver, S., Jordan, S., Bekki, J., Carberry, A. & London, J., Jun 26 2016, 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ecosystems
Innovation
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive expertise and knowledge fluency in design and innovation

McKenna, A., Jan 1 2015, Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research. Cambridge University Press, p. 227-242 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Innovation

An exploratory study of students' empathy toward others following a product archaeology activity

Carberry, A., Kellam, N., Brunhaver, S., Sugar, T. & McKenna, A., 2015, 6th Research in Engineering Education Symposium: Translating Research into Practice, REES 2015. Dublin Institute of Technology

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

empathy
archaeology
Students
engineering
student
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dealing with data deluge at national funding agencies: An investigation of user needs for understanding and managing research investments

Vorvoreanu, M., McKenna, A., Dong, Z. & Madhavan, K., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9173. p. 140-151 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9173).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Qualitative Research
Personnel
Government
Design

Do you catch my drift? Identification of misconceptions of emergence for the semiconductor phenomenon drift

Nelson, K. G., Brem, S., McKenna, A., Pettinato, E. & Husman, J., 2015, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Semiconductor materials
Electrons
2 Citations (Scopus)

Innovation corps for learning: Evidence-based entrepreneurship™ to improve (STEM) education

Guerra, R. C. C., Smith, K. A., McKenna, A., Swan, C., Korte, R., Jordan, S., Lande, M. & Macneal, R., Feb 17 2015, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. February ed. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-February. 7044484

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

entrepreneurship
Innovation
Education
innovation
learning
3 Citations (Scopus)
Students
engineering
scenario
Economics
economics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using visualization to derive insights from research funding portfolios

Molnar, A., McKenna, A., Liu, Q., Vorvoreanu, M. & Madhavan, K., May 1 2015, In : IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 35, 3, p. 91-97 7 p., 7111923.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization
Metadata
Data mining
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment of product archaeology as a framework for contextualizing engineering design

Lewis, K., Moore-Russo, D. A., McKenna, A., Cormier, P. M., Johnson, A., Carberry, A., Chen, W., Gatchell, D. W., Simpson, T. W., Tucker, C., Okudan Kremer, G. E., Zappe, S. E., Shooter, S. B., Kim, C., Williams, C. B., McNair, L. D., Paretti, M. C. & Tranquillo, J., 2014, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Specifications
Engineers
Economics
18 Citations (Scopus)
Students
engineering
student
Teaching
mathematical modeling
20 Citations (Scopus)

The complexities of transforming engineering higher education: Preparing for next steps

McKenna, A., Froyd, J. & Litzinger, T., 2014, In : Journal of Engineering Education. 103, 2, p. 188-192 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
engineering
education
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Designing discovery experience for big data interaction: A case of web-based knowledge mining and interactive visualization platform

Liu, Q., Vorvoreanu, M., Madhavan, K. P. C. & McKenna, A., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 4 ed. Vol. 8015 LNCS. p. 543-552 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8015 LNCS, no. PART 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Information retrieval
Web-based
Mining
Visualization
Interaction
5 Citations (Scopus)

Embedding context in teaching engineering design

Neumeyer, X., Chen, W. & McKenna, A., 2013, In : Advances in Engineering Education. 3, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
engineering
Economics
archaeology
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Faculty development using virtual communities of practice

Pimmel, R., McKenna, A., Fortenberry, N. L., Yoder, B. & Chavela Guerra, R. C., 2013, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering education
Students
Knowledge engineering
Textbooks
Engineers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Product dissection and beyond

McKenna, A., Kremer, G. E. O. & Moore-Russo, D., 2013, In : Advances in Engineering Education. 3, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dissection
5 Citations (Scopus)

The development of product archaeology as a platform for contextualizing engineering design

Lewis, K., Moore-Russo, D. A., Kremer, G. E. O., Tucker, C., Simpson, T. W., Zappe, S. E., McKenna, A., Carberry, A., Chen, W., Gatchell, D. W., Shooter, S. B., Paretti, M. C., McNair, L. D. & Williams, C. B., 2013, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Dissection
Economics
Engineering education
Product development
2 Citations (Scopus)

What do engineers need to know: On the economics of product design, supply chain, and manufacturing

Hynes, M. M., Carberry, A., Bekki, J., Lande, M. & McKenna, A., 2013, Research in Engineering Education Symposium, REES 2013. p. 460-465 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

product design
engineer
manufacturing
economic factors
supply
2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

Characterizing the role of modeling in innovation

McKenna, A. & Carberry, A., 2012, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 28, 2, p. 263-269 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Innovation
Students
innovation
engineering
student

Design in context: Where do the engineers of 2020 learn this skill?

Palmer, B., Terenzini, P. T., McKenna, A., Harper, B. J. & Merson, D., 2012, 119th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineers

Eliciting students' interpretations of engineering representations

Carberry, A., McKenna, A. & Dalrymple, O. O., 2012, 119th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
6 Citations (Scopus)

Portfolio mining

Madhavan, K. P. C., Vorvoreanu, M., Elmqvist, N., Johri, A., Ramakrishnan, N., Wang, G. A. & McKenna, A., 2012, In : Computer. 45, 10, p. 95-99 5 p., 6329888.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Innovation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Supporting students' technical innovation in capstone design: Insights into the human connection

Manuel, M. V., McKenna, A. & Olson, G. B., 2012, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 28, 2, p. 310-316 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coach
technical innovation
Innovation
Students
graduate
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analyzing the transformative nature of engineering education proposals

Gillespie, S. M., McKenna, A. & Pimmel, R., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineering education
Curricula
Education
7 Citations (Scopus)

Approaches to engaging students in engineering design and problem solving

McKenna, A., Kremer, G. E. O., Plumb, C., Ro, H. K. & Yin, A., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing engineering students' mathematical modeling abilities in capstone design

Cole, J. L., Linsenmeier, R. A., Molina, E., Glucksberg, M. R. & McKenna, A., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Mathematical models
Decision making
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing team conflict in student design teams

Neumeyer, X. & McKenna, A., 2011, ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011. Vol. 5. p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
19 Citations (Scopus)

Design in context: Where do the engineers of 2020 learn this skill?

Palmer, B., Terenzini, P. T., McKenna, A., Harper, B. J. & Merson, D., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Engineering student's conceptions of model uses in design

Carberry, A. & McKenna, A., 2011, Research in Engineering Education Symposium 2011, REES 2011. p. 87-94 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
engineering
Curricula
visualization
Visualization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring senior engineering students' conceptions of modeling

Carberry, A., McKenna, A., Linsenmeier, R. A. & Cole, J., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Mathematical models

Nurturing creativity and design teaching: Are we doing all we can?

Okudan, G. E., McKenna, A., Plumb, C., Ro, H. K. & Yin, A., 2011, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. Vol. 7. p. 751-761 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Teaching
Students
Engineering
Byproducts
Innovation
14 Citations (Scopus)

Teaching the global, economic, environmental, and societal foundations of engineering design through product archaeology

Lewis, K., Moore-Russo, D. A., Ashour, O. M., Simpson, T. W., Kremer, G. E. O., Neumeyer, X., McKenna, A. & Chen, W., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Economics
Dissection
Curricula
Innovation
1 Citation (Scopus)

The role of intentional self-regulation in achievement for Engineering

Hynes, M. M., McKenna, A., Rogers, C., Mueller, M. K., Neumeyer, X. & Lerner, R. M., 2011, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Using product archaeology to embed context in engineering design

McKenna, A., Neumeyer, X. & Chen, W., 2011, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. Vol. 7. p. 697-703 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Archaeology
Engineering Design
Requirements
Economics
Engineering