Susan Sajadi, Ph.D.
- Courses Taught, Education & Research Interests
- Research Statement & Biography
- Awards & Honors
- Professional Affiliations
Issues in Engineering Education
Biomedical Engineering, B.S.E., Arizona State University, 2016
Biomedical Engineering, M.S., Arizona State University, 2017
Engineering Education Systems and Design, Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2022
- Broadening Participation in Engineering
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Engineering
- Engineering Education and Workforce Development
- Engineering Workplace and Team Dynamics
- Fostering Adaptability
- Engineering Culture
- STEM Education
Susan’s research interests span educational settings and the engineering workforce, focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion in engineering, the school-to-work transition, engineering culture, fostering adaptability, and scenario-based learning. She hopes to continue this work and promote evidence-based practices to shape the future of a more inclusive and impactful engineering field. She is a mixed-methods researcher, utilizing both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Susan Sajadi is an Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech in the Department of Engineering Education. She has a Ph.D. in Engineering Education Systems and Design from Arizona State University. She also has a B.S.E. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering and previously worked as a biomedical engineer at WL Gore and other technology companies. In addition, Susan has experience working in STEM education, humanitarian engineering, and corporate social responsibility.
Awards & Honors
- ASU Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship Recipient, 2022
- Arizona Graduate Scholar Award, 2016, 2017
American Society of Engineering Education
Society of Women Engineers