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
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Conference contribution
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
2017

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
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

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

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
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
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
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
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

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
2011
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
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

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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Work in progress - Analyzing engineering student conceptions of modeling in design

Carberry, A. & McKenna, A., 2011, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 6142760

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

Students
engineering
student
Curricula
Mathematical models
2010

Mini workshop - A workshop on evaluation of education development projects

Fang, N., McKenna, A., Millard, D. L., Pérez, L. C. & Pimmel, R. L., 2010, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5673436

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

Technical presentations
development project
Education
evaluation
education
6 Citations (Scopus)

Navigating the barriers to interdisciplinary design education: Lessons learned from the NSF Design Workshop Series

Simpson, T. W., Parkinson, M., Celento, D., Chen, W., McKenna, A., Colgate, E., Norman, D., Papalambros, P., Gonzalez, R., Roth, B. & Leifer, L., 2010, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. Vol. 6. p. 627-637 11 p.

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

Technical presentations
Education
Series
Innovation
Curricula

Special session - Moving from CCLI to TUES - Meeting NSF expectations

Fang, N., McKenna, A., Millard, D. L., Pérez, L. C. & Pimmel, R. L., 2010, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5673439

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

Curricula
Education
engineering science
curriculum development
development project
2009

Exploring the impact of virtual and physical dissection activities on students' understanding of engineering design principles

Mckenna, A. F., Chen, W. & Simpson, T. W., 2009, 2008 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC 2008. Vol. 5. p. 359-368 10 p.

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

Dissection
Students
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

The role of coaching in facilitating computational materials science and engineering education

Manuel, M. V. & McKenna, A., 2009, TMS Annual Meeting. Vol. 2. p. 247-252 6 p.

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

Engineering education
Materials science
materials science
education
engineering
1 Citation (Scopus)

Work in progress - Prototyping the engineer of 2020: A curricular examination of two exemplary institutions preparing undergraduate engineers

Saddler, T. N., Trautvetter, L. C. & McKenna, A., 2009, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5350507

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

engineer
Students
engineering
Engineers
examination
2008
23 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the impact of virtual and physical dissection activities on students' understanding of engineering design principles

McKenna, A., Chen, W. & Simpson, T. W., 2008, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. Vol. 5. p. 359-368 10 p.

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

Dissection
Engineering Design
Students
Workspace
Dissect
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

Building a virtual community of engineering education research scholars

Fortenberry, N., Smith, K. A., McKenna, A., Knapp, W. & Cady, E., 2007, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 4418233

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

Engineering education
Education
2 Citations (Scopus)

Work in progress - Promoting conceptual understanding through effective peer discussions in large classes

Olds, S. A., McKenna, A. & Pazos, P., 2007, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 4417908

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

Students
Problem-Based Learning

Work in progress - Promoting innovative design

Hutchison, M. A. & McKenna, A., 2007, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 4417829

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

Innovation
Students
2006
5 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring adaptive expertise as a target for engineering design education

McKenna, A., Colgate, J. E., Olson, G. B. & Carr, S. H., 2006, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. Vol. 2006.

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

Education
Curricula
Innovation
Students
2005
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cultivating a community of practice in engineering education

Kolikant, Y. B. D., McKenna, A. & Yalvac, B., 2005, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 2609-2616 8 p.

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

Biomedical engineering
Engineering research
Engineering education
14 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating student confidence in engineering design, teamwork and communication

McKenna, A. & Hirsch, P., 2005, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 5911-5921 11 p.

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

Students
Communication
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introducing a constructivist approach to applying programming skills in engineering analysis

McKenna, A., Nocedal, J., Freeman, R. & Carr, S. H., 2005, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. Vol. 2005. 1611958

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

Students
Refining
Feedback
2003
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-disciplinary approach to developing challenge-based instruction

McKenna, A., Parsek, M., Birol, G. & Riesbeck, C., 2003, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 8775-8788 14 p.

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

Biomedical engineering
Engineering education
Biotechnology
Education
Students
5 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation and assessment of challenge-based instruction in a biomedical optics course

Jansen, E. D., Brophy, S. P., McKenna, A., Mahadevan-Jansen, A. & Walsh, J. T., 2003, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 13247-13254 8 p.

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

Students
Biomedical optics
Bioengineering
13 Citations (Scopus)

Inquiry-based laboratory instruction throws Out the "Cookbook" and improves learning

Kanter, D. E., Smith, H. D., McKenna, A., Rieger, C. & Linsenmeier, R. A., 2003, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 9175-9186 12 p.

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

Students
Biomedical engineering
Energy Metabolism
2002
11 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing challenge-based instruction in biomedical engineering

McKenna, A., Walsh, J. T., Parsek, M. & Birol, G., 2002, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 12783-12795 13 p.

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

Biomedical engineering
Students
Engineering research
Biotechnology
Optics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of educational modules based on the "How People Learn" framework delivered to biotechnology learners at two universities

Giorgio, T. D., Brophy, S. P., Birol, G., McKenna, A. & Smith, H. D., 2002, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Vol. 3. p. 2642-2643 2 p.

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

Biotechnology
Teaching
2 Citations (Scopus)

Designing and assessing a learning environment to support mechanical reasoning

McKenna, A. & Agogino, A., 2002, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 12345-12367 23 p.

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

Learning systems
Students
2 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of educational modules in a biotechnology course: A challenge based education approach

Birol, G., McKenna, A., Giorgio, T. & Brophy, S., 2002, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 9005-9017 13 p.

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

Biotechnology
Education
Momentum transfer
Bioreactors
Kinetics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of the "How People Learn" framework into educational module development and implementation in biotechnology

Birol, G., McKenna, A., Smith, H. D., Giorgio, T. D. & Brophy, S. P., 2002, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Vol. 3. p. 2640-2641 2 p.

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

Biotechnology
Educational technology
Momentum transfer
Bioreactors
Refining
2001
13 Citations (Scopus)

A framework for interpreting students' perceptions of an integrated curriculum

McKenna, A., McMartin, F., Terada, Y., Sirivedhin, V. & Agogino, A., 2001, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 345-358 14 p.

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

Curricula
Students
Physics
Feedback
2000
11 Citations (Scopus)

What students say about learning physics, math, and engineering

McKenna, A., McMartin, F. & Agogino, A., 2000, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference. IEEE, Vol. 1.

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

Physics
Students
1998
6 Citations (Scopus)

Capturing student's teamwork and open-ended design performance in an undergraduate multimedia engineering design class

McKenna, A., Mongia, L. & Agogino, A., 1998, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference. IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 264-269 6 p.

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

Students
Feedback
6 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating design, analysis, and problem solving in an introduction to engineering curriculum for high school students

McKenna, A. & Agogino, A., 1998, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. Anon (ed.). ASEE

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

Curricula
Students
Feedback
Engineers
1997

Engineering for middle school: a web-based module for learning and designing with simple machines

McKenna, A. & Agogino, A., 1997, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference. IEEE, Vol. 3. p. 1496-1501 6 p.

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

Pulleys
Axles
Gears
Wheels
Students