Kenneth Reid
Dr. Kenneth Reid
Director, Engineering Education Ohio Northern University

Kenneth Reid is the Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Programs in Engineering Education at Virginia Tech. He was a member of the first cohort in Engineering Education at Purdue University and earned his Ph.D. in 2009 from Purdue. He and his coauthors were awarded the William Elgin Wickenden award for 2014, recognizing the best paper in the Journal of Engineering Education and awarded Best Paper, ERM Division of ASEE in 2014. He was awarded an IEEE-USA Professional Achievement Award in 2013 for designing the nation's first B.S. degree in Engineering Education. He was named NETI Faculty Fellow for 2013-2014, and the Herbert F. Alter Chair of Engineering (Ohio Northern University) in 2010. The Tsunami Model Eliciting Activity, co-designed by Reid and implemented in an Indianapolis area middle school, was named the Middle School Curriculum of the Year for 2009 by the Engineering Education Service Center. His research interests include success in first-year engineering, engineering in K-12, and international service and engineering. He is active in engineering within K-12, serving on the Technology Student Association (TSA) Board of Directors, and engineering international service learning, serving on the Board of Directors of Solid Rock International. He has written four textbooks (with another soon to be released).