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Sheryl Sorby

Ohio State University
Professor of Engineering Education
Columbus, Ohio
Dr. Sheryl Sorby is a Professor of Engineering Education at The Ohio State University
and a Professor Emerita of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics from
Michigan Technological University. She recently served as a Fulbright Scholar at Dublin
Institute of Technology. She is a former Program Director within the Division of
Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation in the U.S. Her research
interests include graphics and visualization. She has been the principal investigator or co-
principal investigator on more than $13M in external funding and is the author of
numerous publications and textbooks. She was the recipient of the Betty Vetter research
award through WEPAN for her work in improving the spatial skills and ultimately the
success of women engineering students. Dr. Sorby currently serves as an Associate Editor
for ASEE’s online journal, Advances in Engineering Education. In 2007, she received the
Distinguished Service Award from the Engineering Design Graphics Division of ASEE
and in 2009 she was elected to Fellow status in ASEE.