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== Contact  ==
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*Center for Design Research<br>Stanford University<br>424 Panama Mall, Bldg. 560<br>Stanford, CA 94305-2206
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== About  ==
== About  ==
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Samantha (Sam) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. Her research focuses on early career engineering pathways and the effect of sociocognitive factors on career persistence. Samantha’s academic interests include introductory solid mechanics, design thinking, and engineering education. She has served as a teaching assistant for statics, finite element analysis, and design for manufacturing courses at Stanford. She has also been a researcher at the Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education as part of the Academic Pathways Study and is currently a member of the follow-up Engineering Pathways Study research team. <br>
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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-funded Engineering Pathways Study (EPS).  
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Samantha has been a co-president of the Stanford Mechanical Engineering Women’s Group since 2010 and was a founding member of the Stanford student chapter of the American Society for Engineering Education in 2009. Samantha also has industry experience working at The Procter &amp; Gamble Company and Boston Scientific.  
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Samantha’s teaching interests include design and manufacturing, statics and solid mechanics, introductory engineering, senior capstone, 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 contributed to the course design of Engineering 14: Intro to Solid Mechanics.&nbsp;She has also done program evaluation work for both the Stanford Mechanical Engineering Department ABET assessment committee and the National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research Innovation (EFRI) Research in Mentoring (REM)&nbsp;program. <br>
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Curriculum Vitae,&nbsp;[https://www.dropbox.com/s/rpyulwijrd0t1c8/Brunhaver_CV_11.04.2012.pdf pdf]
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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 is 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, The Boston Scientific Corporation, and A.W. Chesterton.&nbsp;
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Curriculum vitae,&nbsp;[https://www.dropbox.com/s/iremnc6jxgnvygq/Brunhaver_CV_07.03.13.pdf pdf]
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== Education  ==
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*Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Fall 2014 (expected)  
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*Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, June 2014 (expected)  
*Ph.D. Minor in Education, Stanford University  
*Ph.D. Minor in Education, Stanford University  
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*Certificate in Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing, Stanford University
*M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010  
*M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010  
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*Certificate in Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing
 
*B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 2008<br>
*B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 2008<br>
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== Honors and Awards  ==
 
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*Stanford 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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*<u></u>'''Brunhaver, S.''', Gilmartin, S. K., Chen, H. L., Grau, M. M., Warner, M., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2013). ''Not all the same: A look at early career engineers employed in different sub-occupations. ''American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26. (Presenter).  
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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, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/6cpsl6yy7nmv9gr/asee12-paths-carrico.pdf pdf].
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*'''Brunhaver, S.''', Gilmartin, S., Chen, H., Grau, M., Warner, M., Matusovich, H., Winters, K., Carrico, C., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2013). ''Differences in the work characteristics and experiences of early career engineering graduates. ''American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 27-May 1. (Presenter).  
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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, [https://www.dropbox.com/s/lonnahlh0ho5siv/asee12-pears-chen.pdf pdf].  
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*'''Brunhaver, S.''', Gilmartin, S., Chen, H. L., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2012). ''Factors associated with the current occupational status of early career engineering graduates.'' Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 15-17. (Presenter), [https://www.dropbox.com/s/djuast2s7pu3t4v/ashe12-occupations-brunhaver.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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*'''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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*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.'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">, Eris. O., &amp; Sheppard, S. (2011).</span>''Looking at engineering students through a motivation/confidence framework.''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"> American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C., June 26-29. (Presenter), [https://www.dropbox.com/s/e7vatw4xbqwx6hn/asee11-motivation-brunhaver.pdf pdf][[|]].</span>
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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.''', 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. (Presenter), [https://www.dropbox.com/s/9k3nlsxtnnm15ws/asee10-supports-brunhaver.pdf pdf].<br>
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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, [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 lpdfink].<br>
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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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Samantha Brunhaver

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Contact

  • sbrunhaver@stanford.edu
  • 650-630-9397
  • Center for Design Research
    Stanford University
    Building 560, Room 116
    424 Panama Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-2206


About

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-funded Engineering Pathways Study (EPS).

Samantha’s teaching interests include design and manufacturing, statics and solid mechanics, introductory engineering, senior capstone, 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 contributed to the course design of Engineering 14: Intro to Solid Mechanics. She has also done program evaluation work for both the Stanford Mechanical Engineering Department ABET assessment committee and the National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research Innovation (EFRI) Research in Mentoring (REM) program.

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 is also a founding member of the Stanford student chapter of the American Society for Engineering Education. Samantha has industry experience working at The Procter & Gamble Company, The Boston Scientific Corporation, and A.W. Chesterton. 

Curriculum vitae, pdf


Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, June 2014 (expected)
  • Ph.D. Minor in Education, Stanford University
  • Certificate in Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing, Stanford University
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 2008


Select Publications

  • Brunhaver, S., Gilmartin, S. K., Chen, H. L., Grau, M. M., Warner, M., & Sheppard, S. (2013). Not all the same: A look at early career engineers employed in different sub-occupations. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26. (Presenter).
  • Brunhaver, S., Gilmartin, S., Chen, H., Grau, M., Warner, M., Matusovich, H., Winters, K., Carrico, C., & Sheppard, S. (2013). Differences in the work characteristics and experiences of early career engineering graduates. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 27-May 1. (Presenter).
  • Brunhaver, S., Gilmartin, S., Chen, H. L., & Sheppard, S. (2012). Factors associated with the current occupational status of early career engineering graduates. Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 15-17. (Presenter), pdf.
  • Brunhaver, S. R., Lande, M., Sheppard, S. D., & Carryer, J. E. (2012). Fostering an enterprising learning ecology for engineers. International Journal of Engineering Education, 28(2): 355-363.
  • Brunhaver, S., Eris. O., & Sheppard, S. (2011).Looking at engineering students through a motivation/confidence framework. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C., June 26-29. (Presenter), pdf[[|]].
  • Brunhaver, S., Korte, R., Lande, M., & 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. (Presenter), pdf.
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