I am an aerospace engineer and teach engineering and computer science at UMHB. My focus is on promoting active learning in engineering courses and engaging young minds in the engineering design process.

Author Archives: Dr. Paul Griesemer

Understanding the Engineering Method

Engineers and Scientists are often talked about as if they are interchangeable, but it is important for students who are considering a STEM related career to understand that there are actually very significant differences between the two. One way to examine the differences is to look at the methods associated with each. In the book...
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Engineering in Everyday Life

One of the most common questions I get asked by engineering students is “What is engineering?” A close second is “How does engineering relate to my life?” The most fundamental definition of an engineer is someone who creates solutions to the problems faced by humanity. A group of students in my freshmen class created a...
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