Rocketed - Purdue University



Group Members:


Alejandra Magana Alejandra Magana, Ph.D.
  • Discipline-based Computation
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Cyberlearning

Email: admagana[at]    

Postdoctoral Associates

Shi Feng Shi Feng, Ph.D.
  • Inducing cognitive disequilibrium for deep learning
  • Emotions and affect during learning
  • Strategies for developing critical thinking skills in the informational age

Email: sfengmemphis[at]   

Doctoral Students

Tosin Alabi Tosin Alabi, M.S.
  • Graphical Representations in Engineering
  • Modeling and Simulation for Conceptual Change
  • Tacit Knowledge and Building Expertise in the Workplace Teams

Email: oogunwuy[at]

Genisson Coutinho Genisson S. Coutinho, M.S.
  • Active learning in engineering education
  • Instructional devices in engineering
  • Design of engineering laboratory experiences

Email: gcoutin[at]

Hayden Fennell Hayden Fennell, M.S.
  • Engineering education
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Gamification

Email: hfennell[at]

Joe Lyon Joseph Lyon
  • Computational modeling in education
  • Engineering Education
  • Transition to professional practice

Email: lyonj[at]

Juan David Ortega Juan David Ortega, M.S.
  • Engineering Education
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Classroom Action Research

Email: jortegaa[at]    

Ying Ying Seah Ying Ying Seah, M.S.
  • Educational Technology
  • Societal and Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies
  • Reducing Gender Gap in IT

Email: yseah[at]    

Mayari Serrano Mayari Serrano, M.S.
  • Cyberlearning and future learning technoologies
  • Reducing gender gap in STEM disciplines
  • User-centered cybersecurity education and training

Email: serranm[at]    

Paul Thomas Paul J. Thomas, M.S.
  • Active learning
  • Agentic student engagement
  • Educational technology

Email: pjosekut[at]    

Yoselyn Walsh Yoselyn Walsh, M.S.
  • Embodied Learning
  • Information Architecture and Usability
  • Information Visualization

Email: ywalsh[at]    

Master Students

Sebastian Garces Sebastian Garces
  • Computational Thinking
  • Gamification
  • Learning Analytics

Email: sgarcesp[at]

Affiliated Researchers

Nestor Nova Nestor Nova, M.S.
  • Interplay between ICT and society
  • Knowledge management
  • Design science

Email: nestornova2050[at]    

Tugba Yuksel Tugba Yuksel, Ph.D.
  • Quantum Mechanics Learning and Instruction
  • Model-based Instructional Design
  • Computer-based Learning
  • Meta Models and Reasoning with Models

Email: tyuksel[at]    

Alumni and Alumnae

Past Postdoctoral Associates

Chandan Dasgupta Chandan Dasgupta, Ph.D.
  • Engineering design
  • Suboptimal models
  • Design heuristics and tradeoff analysis
Camilo Vieira Camilo Vieira Mejía, Ph.D.
  • Engineering Education
  • Computational Thinking
  • Educational Technologies

Master Students

Romina Bot Romina Bot, M.S.
  • Usability Methods
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Mining
Sadhana Balachandran Sadhana Balachandran, M.S.
  • High Performance Computing
  • Physics Education
  • Cyberlearning
Sindhura Elluri Sindhura Elluri, M.S.
  • Big data analytics
  • Machine Learning and Data mining
  • System analysis and software development
Ohyun Hwang Ohyun Hwang, M.S.
  • Database Management
  • IT Project Management
  • Assessment for Measuring Learning
Anusha Karamboor Anusha Karamboor, M.S.
  • Mobile Computing and General Software Development
  • Problem-solving Strategies in Programming Tasks
  • Service Learning
Diego Mendez Diego Mendez, M.S.
  • Computer Networks (LAN/WAN/Security)
  • Diffussion of Innovation
  • Reducing the Gender and Cultural Gap in IT Careers
Manoj Penmetcha Manoj Penmetcha, M.S.
  • Software Development
  • Robotics


Jenny Quintana Jenny Quintana, M.S.
  • STEM Education
  • Engineering Design
  • Green technologies
Miguel Angel Ruiz Miguel Angel Ruiz, M.S.
  • High Performance Computing in Higher Education
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer-based Assessment
Karla Sanchez Karla Sanchez, M.S.
  • Education Technologies
  • IT Project Management
  • Engineering Technologies
William Sanchez William Sanchez, M.S.
  • Computational Science and Engineering Education
  • Robotics
  • Applied Physics
Uzma Shaikh Uzma Abdul Sattar Shaikh, M.S.
  • STEM Education
  • System Analysis and Software Development
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
Manaz Taleyarkhan Manaz Taleyarkhan, M.S.
  • Robotics
  • Engineering Education
  • Entrepreneurship
Rosario Uribe Maria del Rosario Uribe, M.S.
  • Cyberlearning
  • Sustainability Education
  • Ecosystem Modeling
Junchao Yan Junchao Yan, M.S.
  • Computational Science
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer-based Assessment of Natural Language

Undergraduate Students

Mohammed Azeem Mohammed Azeem
  • Systems Analysis and Software Development
  • Mobile Computing
  • Database Design and Management
Douglas Campbell Douglas Campbell
  • Linux/Unix Administration
  • Database Modeling
  • Virtualization and Distributed Computing
Jasmine Jones Jasmine Jones
  • STEM Education
  • IT Project Management
  • Women Leadership in Technology
Ryan Lovan Ryan Lovan
  • Computational Thinking
  • STEM Education
  • Technical Training
  • Remote Cyber Physical Laboratories
Tatiana Ringenberg Tatiana Ringenberg, M.S.
  • Robotics
  • Computational Thinking
  • User Centered Design and Usability


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