Carnegie Mellon University

Eberly Center

Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

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Emily Weiss, PhD

Senior Teaching Consultant

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Dr. Emily Daniels Weiss joined the Eberly Center in 2012 as a Graduate Teaching Fellow, then transitioned to a Postdoctoral Teaching Consultant after completing her doctorate. Now, as a Teaching Consultant, she consults with graduate students and faculty on teaching and learning, designs and facilitates workshops and seminars, and assists with the development, implementation, and assessment of other Eberly projects. Emily received her B.S. in chemistry, with a double major in German, from Wittenberg University in 2009, and her doctorate from the Department of Chemistry at Carnegie Mellon in 2015. Her doctoral research focused on the synthesis and physical characterization of semiconducting polymers for organic electronic applications. Emily is interested in developing and promoting active learning strategies, particularly in STEM classes, and in using community outreach and service learning as teaching opportunities.