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Kimberlyn Gray, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department

Kimberlyn Gray

304.929.1652

Office: Learning Resource Center, Room 305B

Curriculum Vitae

Appointments

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, 2014 - Present 
First Year Programs and Outreach Coordinator, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, 2008 - 2014 
Instructor Biomedical Instrumentation Louisiana Tech University, 2006 - 2007 
NSF GK-12 Fellow Louisiana Tech University, 2005 - 2006 

Education

PhD Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA  (2009) 
BS Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA (2001)

Research Areas

Engineering Education: how to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills for k-12 students.

Publications

Coffman-Wolph, S., & Gray, K. (2018, June), Women in STEM: What Experiences Influence Decisions Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah.https://peer.asee.org/31257

Stephany Coffman-Wolph, Kimberlyn Gray, and Marcia Pool, "Designing an Escape Room Game to Develop Problem Solving and Spatial Reasoning Skills," in 2018 ASEE-IL-IN Sectional Conference

Coffman-Wolph, S., Gray, K., & Pool, M. (2018, March) Work-in-Progress: Research Plan for Introducing Problem Solving Skills through Activities to an Introductory Computer Science Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Section Proceedings, Austin, TX.

Coffman-Wolph, S., & Gray, K.,. (2018, March), Fun and Interactive Activities for an Introductory Computer Science Course of 200 Students, Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Section Proceedings, Austin, TX.

Gray, K., & Coffman-Wolph, S. (2017, June), Evaluation of the Impact of a Summer STEM program on Participant’s Perception and Knowledge of STEM Careers (Evaluation) Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/28308 

Coffman-Wolph, S., Gray, K., & Pool, M. (2017, March) Design of a Virtual Escape Room for K-12 Supplemental Coursework and Problem Solving Skill Development, Paper presented at 2-17 ASEE Zone 2 Spring Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Coffman-Wolph, S., & Gray, K. (2016, March), Creating AWESOME: Faculty vs. Student Views for an Organization Paper presented at 2016 ASEE North Central Section Proceedings, Mount Pleasant, MI. 

Presentations

Coffman-Wolph, S., & Gray, K. (2018 June), K-12 Classroom and Outreach for Computer Science Concepts, Workshop presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah.