Dr. Teri Reed received the 2013 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education at a special awards ceremony held during the 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta June 23-26.
Reed is assistant dean of academic affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and associate professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M. She also is assistant vice chancellor of academic affairs for The Texas A&M University System and assistant agency director for workforce development in the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. She received her B.S. in petroleum engineering from the University of Oklahoma and spent seven years in the petroleum industry, during which time she earned her MBA. She subsequently received her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Arizona State University.
Reed’s teaching interests include statistics, interdisciplinary and introductory engineering, diversity, and leadership. Her research interests include statistics education, concept inventory development, assessment and evaluation of learning and programs, recruitment and retention, diversity, and equity. She has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, various private foundations and industry.
She is a member and fellow of ASEE, and a member of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers, the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the American Society for Quality. She serves as an ABET Engineering Accreditation Council evaluator for ASEE and is the co-chair of the Undergraduate Experience Council. Reed-Rhoads served as a reviewer of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 2008, report Changing the Conversation: Messages for Improving Public Understanding of Engineering, and 2010 report, Standards for K-12 Engineering Education? She was an invited participant in NAE’s Committee on Curriculum Reform and the NAE workshop, Curriculum: Understanding the Design Space and Exploiting Opportunities. She joined the Texas A&M University faculty from Purdue University, where she received the One Brick Higher Award, one of Purdue’s highest honors given by the university president.