Lisa Benson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Bioengineering and is the 2018 recipient of the Clemson University Class of '39 Award for Excellence. Dr. Benson teaches undergraduate research methods, and graduate engineering education courses. Her research interests include student-centered active learning in undergraduate engineering, assessment of motivation, and how motivation affects student learning. She is also involved in projects that communicate science and engineering to a broad audience and is the current editor of the ASEE Journal of Engineering Education. Her education includes a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of Vermont, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering from Clemson University.
Martin Beagley is the Graphics Manager for the Office of the Dean in the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with concentration in Graphic Design from Colorado State University.
Apoorva Kapadia is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Clemson University. He teaches courses related to electrical circuits, control theory and capstone design in the Holcombe Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering where he is also the Undergraduate Laboratory Coordinator. Dr. Kapadia is also involved with the Bits and Pieces Makerspace jointly run by ECE and Computer Science where he runs various workshops. His research interests include the design, modeling and control of novel robot manipulators, and Architectural Robotics. He has previously competed in Science as Art looking at the aesthetics of robot motion paths and microelectronic circuitry. Apoorva received a B.E. in Instrumentation Engineering from Mumbai University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University focusing on nonlinear control.
Mikayla Baker is a student in the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University.