Teaching Associate Professor, Engineering, Design, & Society
Mirna Mattjik is a Teaching Associate Professor in the EDS Division, Cornerstone Design@Mines Program. Mirna is also faculty in the Thorson First Year Honors Program, and part of the very first teaching cohort. Mirna’s formal education is in industrial technology, international political economy, project management and leadership. Her active research agenda is about improving teaching and learning for engineers and applied scientists – which interests include but not limited to: student-centered teaching and learning, pedagogy in design, honors pedagogy and scholarship, diversity and inclusion in higher education, and ethics in engineering. In the classroom, Mirna strives to encourage students’ intrinsic motivation to learn through modeling authenticity in teaching and learning.