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== Contact  ==
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*[mailto:jtranqui@stanford.edu jtranqui@stanford.edu]  
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*[mailto:jvt002@bucknell.edu jvt002@bucknell.edu]
*Center for Design Research<br>Stanford University<br>424 Panama Mall, Bldg. 560<br>Stanford, CA 94305-2206
*Center for Design Research<br>Stanford University<br>424 Panama Mall, Bldg. 560<br>Stanford, CA 94305-2206
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== About  ==
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Samantha (Sam) Brunhaver is a Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. Her primary research interests include engineering education, engineering career pathways, and engineering students’ transition from school into the workplace. Samantha’s dissertation explores the effects of social and cognitive factors on early career engineering graduates’ current occupation and future career plans. She is undertaking this work as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Engineering Pathways Study (EPS).  
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Joe is a visiting scholar on sabbatical from [http://www.bucknell.edu/x13939.xml Bucknell University], where he helped start the Biomedical Engineering Department and teaches classes in Medical Device Design and Signals and Systems. Within the field of biomedical engineering Joe was the founder and inaugural chair of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Undergraduate Research Track, co-chair of the Body-Of-Knowledge taskforce, and is currently the chair-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Biomedical Engineering Division (BED). He co-founded the KEEN Winter Interdisciplinary Design Experience and is a core faculty member of the Bucknell Institute for Leadership in Technology and Management. Joe is a 2012 NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education faculty member and the 2011 recipient of the ASEE BED Teaching Award.  
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Samantha’s teaching interests include solid mechanics, design, first-year engineering, and engineering education. At Stanford she has served as a teaching assistant for statics, finite element analysis, and design for manufacturing courses, and as a co-instructor for a graduate-level engineering education seminar. She has also done program evaluation work for both the Stanford Mechanical Engineering Department and the NSF. <br>
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Joe's technical research focuses on theoretical and computational electrophysiology of the heart and brain. He has author two textbooks, Quantitative Electrophysiology and Matlab for Engineering and the Life Sciences and is a member of BMES, ASEE, Sigma Xi, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the American Physical Society and Phi Beta Kappa.  
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Samantha is a Stanford DARE Fellow. For the past three years, she has been co-president of the Stanford Mechanical Engineering Women’s Group, which holds an annual seminar series and welcome reception for graduate engineering women. She was also a founding member of the Stanford student chapter of the American Society for Engineering Education. Samantha has industry experience working at The Procter &amp; Gamble Company and Boston Scientific. After earning her doctorate, she hopes to work in academia as a faculty and administrator.
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Curriculum vitae,&nbsp;[https://www.dropbox.com/s/rpyulwijrd0t1c8/Brunhaver_CV_11.04.2012.pdf pdf]
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== Education  ==
== Education  ==
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*Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Fall 2014 (expected)
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PhD., Biomedical Engineering, Duke University  
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*Ph.D. Minor in Education, Stanford University
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*M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010
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*Certificate in Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing
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*B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 2008<br>
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*Stanford Diversifying Academia Recruiting Excellence (DARE) Fellowship, 2012
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*Stanford Lieberman Fellowship, 2012 (declined)
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*Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2012
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*Stanford School of Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2008<br>
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*'''Brunhaver, S.''', Gilmartin, S., Chen, H., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2012). Factors associated with the current occupational status of early career engineering graduates. Paper to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/djuast2s7pu3t4v/ashe12-occupations-brunhaver.pdf pdf].
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*Carrico, C. A., Winters, K. E., '''Brunhaver, S. R.''', &amp; Matusovich, H. M. (2012). The pathways taken by early career professionals and the factors that contribute to pathway choices. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 10-13. Presenting author. Nominated for Best Paper in College-Industry Partnerships Division. Presenter, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/6cpsl6yy7nmv9gr/asee12-paths-carrico.pdf pdf].
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*Chen, H. L., Grau, M. M., '''Brunhaver, S. R.''', Gilmartin, S. K., Sheppard, S. D., &amp; Warner, M. (2012). Designing the Pathways of Engineering Alumni Research Survey (PEARS). Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 10-13. Presenter, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/lonnahlh0ho5siv/asee12-pears-chen.pdf pdf].
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*Grau, M. M., Warner, M. H., Sheppard, S., &amp; '''Brunhaver, S. R.''' (2012). Revamping Delta Design for introductory mechanics. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 10-13, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/crx0jdm5i7qpeef/asee12-delta-grau.pdf pdf].
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*Winters, K. E., Matusovich, H. M., &amp; '''Brunhaver, S.''' (2012). The impacts of economic decline on career decision making among early career engineers. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC, April 13-17.
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*'''Brunhaver, S. R.''', Lande, M., Sheppard, S. D., &amp; Carryer, J. E. (2012). Fostering an enterprising learning ecology for engineers. International Journal of Engineering Education, 28(2): 355-363.
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*'''Brunhaver, S.''', Eris. O., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2011). Looking at engineering students through a motivation/confidence framework. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 26–29, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/e7vatw4xbqwx6hn/asee11-motivation-brunhaver.pdf pdf].
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*Atman, C. J., Sheppard, S., '''Brunhaver, S.''', Chacra, D., Chen, H. L., Gilmartin, S. K., Kilgore, D., Lande, M., Lichtenstein, G., Lund, D., Smith, K. A., Turns, J. A., &amp; Yasuhara, K. (2011). Special session: Discovering implications of the Academic Pathways Study for Your Campus. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 26–29. Co-presenter, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/vz1edya2frxcgoq/asee11-aps-atman.pdf pdf].
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*'''Brunhaver, S.''', Korte, R., Lande, M., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2010). Supports and barriers that recent engineering graduates experience in the workplace. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, June 20–23, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/9k3nlsxtnnm15ws/asee10-supports-brunhaver.pdf pdf].<br>
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== Presentations  ==
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B.S., Engineering, Trinity College
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*Brown, P. R., '''Brunhaver, S.''', Carrico, C., Ekoniak, M., &amp; Matusovich, H. (2012). Informed decisions about majors and possible careers in engineering. Presentation at the IEEE/Frontiers in Education Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, October 4-6. Co-presenter.
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*Parisi-Amon, A., Simmons, C., LeBlanc, S., '''Brunhaver, S.''', Steele, K., Barako, M., Greenwood-Goodwin, M., Claussen, S., &amp; Parikh, S. (2012). Organizing principles for launching a new chapter: Experiences at Stanford University. Poster presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 10-13. Presenter.
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*Gilmartin, S. K., Antonio, A. L., Chen, H. L., '''Brunhaver, S. R.''', &amp; Sheppard, S. D. (2012). Retaining engineers: Influences on the postgraduate plans of U.S. undergraduate engineering students in and out of the engineering field. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Puerto Rico, April 22-27.
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*'''Brunhaver, S.''', Matusovich, H., Carrico, C., Winters, K., &amp; Kilgore, D. (2011). Engineering Pathways Study: Illuminating the college-to-career transition with qualitative interviews. Poster presented at the Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, October 13-15.<br>
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*J. Tranquillo, Matlab for Engineering and the Life Sciences, Morgan and Claypool, Synthesis Lectures in Engineering. 2011.
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*J. Tranquillo, Quantitative neurophysiology, Morgan and Claypool, Synthesis Lectures in Biomedical Engineering. 2008. Updated 2009.
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*J. Tranquillo, N. Badie, C.S. Henriquez, N. Bursac, “Collision-based spiral acceleration in cardiac media: Roles of wavefront curvature and excitable gap”, Biophysical J. 2010. 98:7 1119-1128.
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*J. Tranquillo, M. Howes, “Intrinsic inhomogeneities and the coexistence of spirals with different periods of rotation”, Physical Review E. 2008. 78:051914.
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*J. Tranquillo, "The T-Shaped Engineer: Connecting the STEM to the TOP", Accepted ASEE 2013.
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*J. Tranquillo “A Semester-long Student-Driven Computational Project”, ASEE 2011.
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*J. Tranquillo, “Kinesthetic learning in the classroom”. ASEE 2008.

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Joe Tranquillo

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About

Joe is a visiting scholar on sabbatical from Bucknell University, where he helped start the Biomedical Engineering Department and teaches classes in Medical Device Design and Signals and Systems. Within the field of biomedical engineering Joe was the founder and inaugural chair of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Undergraduate Research Track, co-chair of the Body-Of-Knowledge taskforce, and is currently the chair-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Biomedical Engineering Division (BED). He co-founded the KEEN Winter Interdisciplinary Design Experience and is a core faculty member of the Bucknell Institute for Leadership in Technology and Management. Joe is a 2012 NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education faculty member and the 2011 recipient of the ASEE BED Teaching Award.

Joe's technical research focuses on theoretical and computational electrophysiology of the heart and brain. He has author two textbooks, Quantitative Electrophysiology and Matlab for Engineering and the Life Sciences and is a member of BMES, ASEE, Sigma Xi, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the American Physical Society and Phi Beta Kappa.

Education

PhD., Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

B.S., Engineering, Trinity College

Select Publications

  • J. Tranquillo, Matlab for Engineering and the Life Sciences, Morgan and Claypool, Synthesis Lectures in Engineering. 2011.
  • J. Tranquillo, Quantitative neurophysiology, Morgan and Claypool, Synthesis Lectures in Biomedical Engineering. 2008. Updated 2009.
  • J. Tranquillo, N. Badie, C.S. Henriquez, N. Bursac, “Collision-based spiral acceleration in cardiac media: Roles of wavefront curvature and excitable gap”, Biophysical J. 2010. 98:7 1119-1128.
  • J. Tranquillo, M. Howes, “Intrinsic inhomogeneities and the coexistence of spirals with different periods of rotation”, Physical Review E. 2008. 78:051914.
  • J. Tranquillo, "The T-Shaped Engineer: Connecting the STEM to the TOP", Accepted ASEE 2013.
  • J. Tranquillo “A Semester-long Student-Driven Computational Project”, ASEE 2011.
  • J. Tranquillo, “Kinesthetic learning in the classroom”. ASEE 2008.
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