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Wimmer Faculty Fellows

These fellowships are made possible by a grant from the Wimmer Family Foundation and are designed for junior faculty members interested in enhancing their teaching through concentrated work designing or redesigning a course, innovating new materials or exploring a new pedagogical approach. Fellows work in close collaboration with the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation and receive a stipend to acknowledge the work it takes to improve one's effectiveness as an educator.

Below are the fellows who were honored in 2014. Please check back for a list of those who will be recognized in 2015.

Steven M. Chase
Assistant Professor, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and Department of Biomedical Engineering

Project Title: weDecode: A Web-Based Interactive Learning Tool for Signal Processing Applications

Charles Garrod
Assistant Teaching Professor, Institute for Software Research

Project Title: Flipping the Web Application Development Classroom

Wolfgang Gatterbauer
Assistant Professor, Tepper School of Business
Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Project Title: Crowdsourcing Exam Questions

Zico Kolter
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Institute for Software Research

Project Title: Software for Rapidly Producing Online Course Content

Brian K. Kovak
Assistant Professor, Heinz College

Project Title: Evaluating Immigration Policy Research

Meagan S. Mauter
Assistant Professor, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy

Project Title: Technical, Policy, and Regulatory Driver of Innovation in Water

Peter Scupelli
Assistant Professor, School of Design

Project Title: Dexign the Future: Developing a Collocated and Geographically Distributed Studio Course