Workshop Presenters

Rebecca Brent and Richard Felder

Drs. Brent and Felder
Drs. Felder and Brent

Richard Felder, Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, NC State University. Coauthor of Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes (4th edition, Wiley, 201) and hundreds of articles on chemical process engineering and engineering and science education.

Rebecca Brent, President, Education Designs, Inc., Cary, NC. Educational consultant, program evaluator, faculty and graduate student development facilitator and former professor of education at East Carolina University.

Drs. Felder and Brent have presented several hundred workshops on effective teaching in engineering and the sciences on campuses and at conferences throughout the world. Between 1991 and 2015, they codirected the American Society for Engineering Education’s National Effective Teaching Institute. Many of their publications can be found on Dr. Felder’s website.

The following list is representative of NC State faculty members and administrators who also present at the New Faculty Orientation Workshop.

John Blondin, Associate Dean of Research, College of Sciences

John G. Gilligan, Executive Associate Dean of Engineering for Research and Graduate Programs, College of Engineering, and Professor of Nuclear Engineering

Christine Grant, Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement, College of Engineering, and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Christine McGahan, Dean of the College of Sciences and Professor of Molecular Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Directors of Research Administration, College of Engineering and College of Sciences

Directors of Undergraduate Programs and Teaching Professors

Department Heads, College of Engineering and College of Sciences