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March 10, 2015 Luncheon 
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Dr. Petros J. Katsioloudis
Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair, STEM Education and Professional Studies
Old Dominion University
Topic: STEM Education and its implications to the 21st Century Workforce
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Since 2007, Dr. Petros Katsioloudis has served as an Assistant Professor, Industrial Technology.  While beginning his career in the Department of Technology and Industrial Arts, Berea College, KY, he later joined the Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies, Old Dominion University, as a second year Assistant Professor in 2008.  In this time, he demonstrated consistent growth by conducting research on improving teacher performance in STEM education, and enhancing a national STEM-educated workforce; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial technology/engineering education; and serving his academic and professional communities.

  

As evidence of his accomplishments in both empirical and practitioner-based STEM-related research, Dr. Katsioloudis has published 25 nationally refereed and/or peer-reviewed articles, one refereed book chapter, 10 papers in refereed conference proceedings, and presented 17 international, six national, and 15 regional conference papers.  He has served as either PI or Co-PI on grants totaling $6,722,537, including a major grant aimed at increasing the number of high school STEM teachers.  Recognized by the Darden College of Education for his theoretical and applied research, he was awarded the New Investigator Grants Award in 2010 and the Instructional Publications Award in 2011.  Recognized by the professional community in 2012 Dr. Katsioloudis was awarded the DELOS Best Paper Award at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), annual conference for a paper that he co-authored with faculty from the College of Engineering at ODU. He was also awarded the “Achievement Award: Non-Degree Research”, at the Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association annual conference. In 2012, he founded and currently directs the Industrial and Scientific Research Center, collaboration between the Darden College of Education and the Old Dominion University Business Gateway Center, which promotes community engagement and the development of industrial and scientific research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Currently, Dr. Katsioloudis is serving as an Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair for the STEM Education and Professional Studies Department at Old Dominion University.

Upcoming Speakers
March 2015
Dr. Petros J. Katsioloudis
Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair, STEM Education and Professional Studies
Old Dominion University
April 2015
TBD
May 2015
TBD
June 2015
TBD
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