Michael  Wilson

Michael Wilson

Sr. Lecturer, Management, and Director of Entrepreneurship Programs

Featured Publications

  • Wilson, M.D. and Fernandez, T.,(2017) “Making engineering education more
    entrepreneurial,” Guest Editorial, JEEN 

    Wilson, M.D. (2017), “Forward reasoning and worked-examples: What
    silence, eye-gaze, and missteps tell us through problem solving coding stripes,”
    ASEE, Columbus, OH (Abstract Accepted)

    Wilson, M.D. (2016) “An entrepreneurial mindset empowers engineering
    education research: How rigor can exist while embracing ambiguous
    research approaches,” Last Word, PRISM (In Review)

    Berger, E., Wilson, M.D. (2016), “A laboratory study of student usage of workedexample
    videos to support problem solving,” ASEE, New Orleans, LA

    Wilson, M.D., Summers, M., Gordon, J., Goris, T. (2013), “SMART Technology
    Learning Tools: Analysis of Industry Leader Perceptions and Satisfaction,”
    Technology Interface International Journal, Fall/Winter, Volume 14, No. 1, pg. 53-59



  • Ph.D., Engineering Education, Purdue University, 2018
  • B.S., Management, University of Massachusetts

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of CPE 5,000.00 award to develop a new Master’s class for the M.S. department in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Massachusetts @ Amherst., 2017
  • Recipient of an “Innovation for Teaching Curriculum Award” by the Krannert Undergraduate Dean. In the amount of $10,000.00, Co-PI., 2015
  • “Grant Donation Recipient of two SMART Boards from Smart Technologies, Inc., in the amount of 50,000.00, PI., 2013
  • “National I-Corps Finalist for patent-pending algorithm, NSF, Washington, D.C., 2014
  • “SEED Grant Recipient for Innovation” by the Associate Dean of Research in the College of Technology in the amount of 10,000.00, Co-PI., 2013
  • Master Sommelier Certification I, IL, 2010
  • Guinness World Book Record Holder, 2003
  • Entrepreneur of the Year in the Pioneer Valley, MA, 1998
Michael  Wilson


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